Downtown Statesboro will be filled with barbecue scents and live music as Celebration South takes place Saturday.
Georgia Southern students filled the Statesboro City Council chamber Tuesday evening as Student Government Association representatives sought to open up lines of communication with city officials.
A shooting incident Tuesday has Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators seeking information. An apparent argument between two groups of people left a man with a gunshot wound to the leg.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, April 16, 2008
Investigators are seeking information regarding the Tuesday night armed robbery of a Register convenience store.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, April 15, 2008
State Sen. Jack Hill and Georgia Southern alumnus Fred Stokes will be the guest speakers for the African American Business Owners Coalition's Economic Empowerment Summit on Saturday, April 26. The summit starts at 8 a.m. and runs to 3:30 p.m. It will be held at the Nessmith Lane Continuing Education Building on the campus of Georgia Southern University.
Next week, students all across the state will begin taking mandatory tests - even those in first grade.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, April 14, 2008
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, April 14, 2008
SAVANNAH - A former Savannah talk-radio host said Monday he's seeking the Republican nomination to challenge Democratic U.S. Rep. John Barrow in Georgia's 12th Congressional District.
HOMERVILLE - The state Department of Agriculture is investigating the death of more than 40 cattle on a south Georgia farm.
Southern Adventures played host this past weekend to Southern SendFest, a climbing competition that was held in the bouldering cave inside the Recreation Activities Center at Georgia Southern University. About 60 collegiate competitors from throughout the southeast came to Georgia Southern to take part in the climbing event. Above, a competitor is shown trying to navigate one of the rock walls.
Bulloch County 911 operators, along with communications officers across the nation, will be recognized this week, which is National Public Safety Telecommunications Week. Each year this week is set aside to honor men and women who serve as public safety operators.
Representatives from Georgia Southern's Student Government Association met with the Statesboro interim city manager Chris Addleton last week to discuss possible ways to improve lines of communication between university students and city council members.
Health care as a right, quality public education for all and opposition to state and local decisions they believe promote gun violence, limit voting rights and build and fill prisons for economic gain - these are things for which some Moral Monday activists are willing to go to jail.
A man suspected of stealing from a local charity is wanted on theft by conversion charges.
Campaign season is expected to kick into high gear in the next few weeks, especially in the high-profile races for governor and U.S. Senate.
Metter police have identified one of two men suspected in a recent home invasion attempt and hope the public will assist in locating him.
Bi-Lo will hold a job fair today to accept applications and conduct interviews for various positions in the Statesboro area.
Georgia still lags behind the national averages on infant breastfeeding rates, a newly released Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report card shows.
GUYTON - Police officers still are chasing leads and trying to find who was responsible for a Saturday morning shootout.
Two American aid workers infected with Ebola are getting an experimental drug so novel it has never been tested for safety in humans and was only identified as a potential treatment earlier this year, thanks to a longstanding research program by the U.S. government and the military.
Bulloch County Manager Tom Couch is recommending that the Board of Commissioners not roll back its millage rate and so is issuing a notice, to comply with the Georgia Taxpayer Bill of Rights, of a pending 1 percent property tax increase.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Wednesday's print edition. The estimated cost of a project to install traffic lights at the intersection of U.S. Highway 80 East and Burkhalter Road is just under $1 million. An incorrect amount was listed in a news brief on page 5 Tuesday. The Statesboro Herald regrets the error.
ATLANTA - Missionary Nancy Writebol, one of two known Americans stricken with Ebola, wasn't looking to abandon her overseas work. But Jeremy Writebol believes his 59-year-old mother can yield a greater good from her impending return to the United States amid West Africa's worst-ever outbreak of the often-deadly virus.
The Georgia Southern football team took the practice fields at Beautiful Eagle Creek Thursday to kick off their first fall camp after officially joining the Sun Belt Conference.
ATLANTA - A second American missionary stricken with Ebola is expected to fly Tuesday to the U.S. for treatment, following a colleague who was admitted over the weekend to Emory University Hospital's infectious disease unit.
This time, Statesboro City Council has specifically invited people who sell alcoholic beverages to discuss the proposed replacement of the city's alcohol law.
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 Summer Ballet Intensive Friday.