Floats were soggy, marching bands were soaked and fire trucks used their windshield wipers Monday as they waited in line for the 48th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Parade to begin. But, it never did.
Monday's first guest on the "Mornings unPhiltered show" was Georgia Southern College of Business Administration's Dean Dr. Ron Shiffler.
Four convenience store armed robberies over the weekend - three out in the county and one inside the Statesboro city limits - have Statesboro Police and Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators seeking information about possibly three suspects.
Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.
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Friday's first guest on the "Morning's UnPhiltered" show was Keep Bulloch Beautiful's Jenna Lawson. KBB is an affiliate group of "Keep America Beautiful." Executive director Jenna Lawson, in her first appearance on the show, spoke of how KBB's efforts – litter collection, recycling, and beautification – depend on all of its volunteers.
The Statesboro City Council's vote Tuesday against city and county consolidation overshadowed a big investment by the city to modernize its development standards.
New rides, new entertainment and more fun than ever await visitors this week at the 48th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair, which serves seven counties and draws fair enthusiasts from even further away,
Note: This is the first of two stories about the Averitt Center's new Artists in Residence. This story focuses on Lindsey Jenkins, Artist in Residence for art. See Lifestyles on Sunday, October 25, for a feature on Betty Franklin, Artist in Residence for theater.
The Annual Gaels of Music Variety Concert Fundraiser will return to the Emma Kelly Theater Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday's first guest on the "Mornings UnPHILtered" show was Shauna Swain from the Ogeechee Technical College Cosmetology Department. OTC currently offers both a Cosmetic Esthetician Certificate and a Cosmetology Diploma and the program is approved by the Georgia State Board of Cosmetology.
Sylvania Yarn Systems Inc. of Sylvania announced Wednesday that it will end all operations at its carpet yarn manufacturing plant by the end of the year. In a release the company cited the severe recession that the carpet industry has experienced for more than a year and the subsequent reduction in customer order volume at its plant.
Under the direction of Statesboro Youth Ballet director Jurijs Safonovs, dance students completed two weeks of rigorous study at the Averitt Center for the Arts ...
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