In Brent Whitaker's advanced chorus at Southeast Bulloch High School, musical scores aren't the only place you'll find an octave, as eight of his students have been named to the prestigious All-State Chorus, the state's musical showcase of Georgia's best student vocalists.
Within 15 minutes, a woman's life that had been filled with light and love turned dark and dour. What happened to Jenny Lynn Martin Anderson more than 20 years ago is something no woman should ever have to endure. The gentle soul born and raised in Bulloch County, who had lived in nothing but Southern sunshine all her life, was introduced to stark cold evil when a man forced her into a hotel room at knifepoint and told her he was going to rape her.
As a young mother on a budget, Jenny Martin learned to cash in on the savings available by clipping grocery store coupons.
Recently, the Georgia Department of Education released the names of 50 students who were selected to serve on the state superintendent's Student Advisory Council.
The Southeast Bulloch Middle School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Chapter is hosting its fourth annual telephone book recycling drive through November 11. Held in partnership with Keep Bulloch Beautiful, last year the students collected 3,451 old telephone books, keeping them out of local landfills and allowing tons of paper to be recycled.
Screven County High's Jessica Markovcic must really love a good challenge.
More than 75 friends, family and co-workers gathered September 29 at Mill Creek Elementary School for a memorial tree planting service to remember the school's former nurse, Mary Ann Guernsey. Guernsey served MCES for 11 years, and she passed away March 30, 2011, from cancer. Nurses with Bulloch County Schools and Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE), from the Statesboro Regional Sexual Assault Center (SRSAC), donated the 8-foot Crape Myrtle Tree and the accompanying monument in her memory.
Personalities from the local community paired with professional dancers to raise money for Safe Haven of Statesboro, an organization that helps victims of domestic violence and their children throughout Bulloch and surrounding counties. The Thursday night event was sold out and raised more than $10,000 for Safe Haven.
A Screven County family hopes a centennial farm that already has provided a lifetime of memories can drum up a few more this fall.
The Kiwanis Club of Statesboro made a $1,000 donation to Bulloch County Schools' Deaf and Hard of Hearing (D/HH) program during its regular meeting Sept. 15.
A leisurely utility vehicle ride turned into a horrific medical emergency recently for a Portal family.
In the midst of developing educational hallway themes for Bulloch County's newest museum-like schools, a parent has become invaluable in bringing the district's vision and curriculum to life.
Whitt Van Tassell, a freshman at Statesboro High School, has received an "Excellence in Media Production" Award from the International Student Media Festival's pre-event panel of judges. Winners from across the United States and their work will be honored during the International Student Media Festival (ISMF) in Jacksonville, Fla., Nov. 10-12.
A trip through Bulloch County back roads to a remote farm, a visit to a fertilizer company and a stop at a small local grist, cane and sawmill was followed by lunch and a display of tractors Thursday as the Statesboro Kiwanis Club and Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce combined their annual farm tours for the first time.
WEST POINT, N.Y. - Cadet Brandon Walker recently completed the six-week Cadet Basic Training and began classes at the United States Military Academy.
At about 9 o'clock Monday night, I stood in the middle of the front yard and took in the magic. Over my right shoulder ...
Note: The following is part of a series of columns exploring the use of rivers in the early history of Georgia and Bulloch County.
Q: Our 12-year-old has a smart phone. I know you don't approve, but all - and I do mean all - of his friends have them ...
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