Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies, assisting the Georgia Department of Revenue, helped close down a local "lounge" and arrested three for illegal alcohol sales.
Georgia Commissioner of Labor Michael Thurmond spoke at Tuesday's Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce Speakers Luncheon at the Quality Inn and Suites. Thurmond told the audience it was hard to find good news in Georgia's 9.7 percent unemployment rate, but he has noticed a slowing in state residents losing their jobs. He also praised Georgia Southern as a vital part of Bulloch's economy. U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson will be the next Chamber luncheon speaker in August at the Forest Heights Country Club.
Every school in the Bulloch County Public School system has intervention specialists, but only Brooklet Elementary School has "the Two Julies" - Julie NeSmith and Julie Chambers. According to Brooklet principal Marlin Baker, "The faculty here at BES considers the 'Two Julies' to be extremely important to the success of our school."
Georgia Bureau of Investigations agents are still awaiting toxicology test results regarding a man who allegedly hanged himself in the Bulloch County Jail in May.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, June 30, 2009
Statesboro Police are "actively investigating" a crash Saturday night that left a woman in critical condition, said Statesboro Police Capt. Wendell Turner.
The Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department and Sea Island Bank will present Bulloch County's annual Fourth of July celebration - the 2009 Firecracker Fest. The patriotic party is set for Saturday at Mill Creek Regional Park from 4-11 p.m.
A Savannah man found dead in Candler County was murdered, said Georgia Bureau of Investigations Assistant Special Agent-in-Charge Chuck Sullenger.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, June 29, 2009
It was one year ago to the day on June 28, 2008 when Dr. R. Frank Saunders, Jr. proudly addressed several dozen local friends, neighbors, and GSU colleagues as he emceed the on-site dedication of Portal's Centennial Park .
Big band jazz, Blue Grass banjos, and improvisation comedy are just a taste of the acts that will grace the stage in the 2009-2010 season at the Averitt Center for the Arts. The upcoming season at the Emma Kelly Theater will feature artists from all over the state of Georgia, as the Averitt Center looks to keep "Georgia Artists on Our Minds."
It's a case of hurry up and wait for Anthony Mann. The Statesboro citizen filed a claim June 16 against the city, arguing that the city's charter does not give the council authority to hire and fire employees.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, June 26, 2009
Former Statesboro City Clerk Judy McCorkle was hired to act as the temporary city administrator for the City of Sandersville at a called Sandersville council meeting Thursday.
Police investigating Michael Jackson's death looked into his medical treatment Friday, seeking to interview one of the pop king's doctors and seizing a car that they said may contain drugs or other evidence.
As medical examiners began an autopsy on Jackson, police towed a BMW from rented home "because it may contain medications or other evidence that may assist the coroner in determining the cause of death," police spokeswoman Karen Rayner said.
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