Auditioning for the Georgia All-State Band is one of the most prestigious and toughest competitions high school musicians face each year. To earn first chair in your instrument - beating out about 1,000 of the most talented musicians in the state - is a remarkable achievement. To do it twice is almost unheard of.
Statesboro Police arrested a woman Tuesday they said stole more than $60,000 from her employer, a local counselor.
NEW YORK - A US Airways plane crashed into the frigid Hudson River on Thursday after striking a bird that disabled two engines, sending 150 on board scrambling onto rescue boats, authorities say. No deaths or serious injuries were immediately reported.
Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Laura Brown said US Airways Flight 1549 had just taken off from LaGuardia Airport enroute to Charlotte, North Carolina, when the crash occurred in the river near 48th Street in New York City.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, January 15, 2008
With a theme covering the days of slavery to the day America inaugurates its first black president, the 2009 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Parade kicks off Monday with a long line of local celebrities, floats and more.
ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue proposed a slimmed-down budget Wednesday that slashes spending to close a $2.2 billion budget hole. But he also wants to boost borrowing to stimulate the state's economy by creating 20,000 jobs building schools and libraries.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, January 14, 2008
During the Register Town Council mid-year budget review Tuesday night, the mayor and council members discussed the possibility of raising fees and taxes.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, January 13, 2008
Temperatures are expected to plummet by Thursday as an arctic blast comes this way, sending the mercury down to the low 20s and even into the teens by Friday and Saturday, weather experts say.
A man who touched an 8-year-old girl inappropriately and made suggestive sexual remarks to her in front of witnesses is behind bars without bond, and could be deported if officials discover he is in the country illegally, investigators said.
Dr. Michael Guido, hospitalized recently for pneumonia and other illnesses, took a turn toward improvement Saturday.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, January 12, 2008
Get ready to get your hick-hop on, because Muzik Mafia member Cowboy Troy will be in da house at Retriever's Thursday, Jan. 15. He told Connect Statesboro he is excited about coming to Georgia because "Georgia has always been real cool for us."
A Statesboro woman bought a $5 lottery ticket at a West Main Street convenience store recently and scratched the ticket to find she won $400,000.
Georgia Southern University will welcome Archie Manning, a former NFL player and member of the National Football Foundation's College Hall of Fame, to Hanner Fieldhouse on Tuesday at 7 p.m. as part of the university's Leadership Lecture Series.
Caregivers and those who serve others come in all shapes and sizes, but sometimes the person in need just wants a little
The Statesboro-Bulloch County Breast Cancer Foundation will hold the Pink Power Run next Saturday, March 28 at 8 a.m. The event will take place at the Recreation Activity Center Pavilion on Georgia Southern's campus and is the organization's fourth running of the 5K series.
Agents from the Georgia Department of Revenue conducted an alcohol compliance check in Statesboro March 5, resulting in in two clubs and seven people being cited involving underage alcohol possession.
Known as the site for bars within walking distance of the Georgia Southern University campus, University Plaza is for sale with a list price of $5.5 million.
Along with pollen, colorful blooms and rain, spring can bring violent weather. The peak season in the South for tornadoes is March through May, and volatile weather changes can mean storms pop up unexpectedly.
Friday afternoon when the new Center for Performing Arts ceremonially opened in a renovated building at 41 West Main Street, the theater inside was revealed as the Mical Whitaker Black Box Theater.
The replica CSS H.L. Hunley Confederate submarine traveling exhibit will be on display this weekend at the 16th Annual Battles at Manassas.
Visitors to the upcoming Statesboro Kiwanis Rodeo may get a chance to win a brand new car.
Expected to be completed by the end of May, Bulloch County's new government annex building will provide improved services to the public and more room for county employees.
Five Bulloch County schools were rated "above average" when the Georgia Department of Education released its first School Climate Star ratings for schools across the state earlier this week.
After adding just two new members last year, Statesboro's VFW post plans to do more community service in 2015, but continues to struggle for volunteers and funds.
Bulloch Academy's Zoe Yan Li and Statesboro High School's Alex DiCesare first tied as Bulloch County's STAR students. Now they have won again and advance together, with their chosen teachers, as the Region 8 STARs.
Rocky Ford's newly elected mayor and councilman both hope youth, new ideas and hard work will bring the town to recovery from financial and legal issues.