SAVANNAH - Republican Max Burns conceded defeat Thursday to U.S. Rep. John Barrow, accepting his 864-vote loss without requesting a recount nine days after the polls closed.
A two-day trail ride, dance and camp-out offers the perfect solution to work off that Thanksgiving dinner. Harold Aldrich is hosting a ride with primitive camping Friday, Nov. 24, and Saturday, Nov. 25 at the Triple A Rodeo Arena on Harville Road in Statesboro.
Those tattered, worn, faded flags now have a respectable way out. Take them to a drop-off box, where they will be collected, and properly retired (and disposed of) by local boy scouts.
Choirs from William James Middle School and Brooklet Elementary welcomed Santa Claus to the Statesboro Mall Saturday with a jolly rendition of "Here Comes Santa Claus." A few hundred people jammed the main lobby of the mall to watch and listen to the choirs sing Christmas carols and then see Santa officially kick off the holiday season with a dramatic arrival. Saint Nick was escorted down Northside Drive by a squadron of more than 25 ...
Georgia Forestry officials said Thursday the fire that consumed more than 260 acres around Cypress Lake is contained, but they are still monitoring it in the event it flares up again.
Two annexation requests that were tabled at the last meeting will be on Statesboro's agenda for their meeting Tuesday night.
When Beautine Smith's house caught fire in April while she was at work, she rushed home to see how bad the damage was.
From Staff Reports The stage at Emma Kelley Theater Saturday was filled with dolls, mice, handsome men and beautiful ladies as the cast of a classic Christmas ballet held a technical dress rehearsal. The Averitt Center for the Arts will present a local production of the holiday favorite "The Nutcracker" beginning Thursday and running through Sunday, Nov. 19. "This is currently the largest community (theatrical) event of the year," said Tim Chapman, ...
The air at Statesboro's Emma Kelly Theater in the Averitt Center for the Arts was charged with emotion Saturday as citizens enjoyed a community observance of Veterans Day.
A Claxton man was killed Thursday morning in an automobile accident a the intersection of Nevils-Groveland Road and Ga. 46.
A local Girls Scout troop is offering a unique way to remember and honor the veterans in your lives, whether they are living or have passed away. Either make or purchase a Christmas ornament, place the veteran's name on the ornament in a visible manner, enclose it in a protective box and drop it off at the Statesboro Mall.
Poplar Springs Baptist Church recently honored the pastor who has blessed his congregation for the past 50 years.
The 2nd annual International Festival was held at Mill Creek Regional Park Saturday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Exhibits created by local middle school students displayed items and information about different nations, while vendors offered foods, clothing and other items that gave festival-goers a taste of different cultures.
"I think you can put a fork in this election. It's done," said Barrow. Barrow had a more than 3,000 vote lead late Tuesday night, but a computer glitch in Effingham County resulted in the votes at nine precincts having to be counted by hand Wednesday, leading to the delay. Burns easily carried Effingham County with 74 percent of the vote, but it wasn't enough as Barrow won by 1,077 votes. This year's ...
More than 300 people are expected Saturday for the annual Veterans Day program to be held at the Emma Kelly Theater.
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