Statesboro Local News

A city planning board meeting involving a "grocery store" beginning to be built at Brampton Avenue and Fair Road was underway when a reporter's cellphone, neglectfully left on, rang. It was Wal-Mart Stores Inc. calling to confirm that the 41,000-square-foot supermarket will be a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market.

2014-07-09 18:09:45 -0400

An employee of the Bulloch County Clerk of Courts Office was arrested Tuesday on theft and other charges after evidence showed she took more than $3,000 in citation money, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

2014-07-09 17:13:21 -0400

Two men were jailed Monday on animal cruelty and drug charges after officers discovered injured dogs, cocaine, marijuana and "Molly," a drug similar to Ecstasy, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

2014-07-09 16:06:23 -0400

While revenues are slightly up and the economy appears to be improving, Bulloch County commissioners are still making conservative budget decisions.

2014-07-09 16:03:54 -0400

    AUGUSTA, Ga. — Georgia's governor is pushing clinical trials for a marijuana-derived drug that proponents say could help treat severe seizure disorders among children, an unlikely election-year move for a Republican in a conservative part of the country that is just beginning to warm up to medical marijuana in narrow circumstances.

2014-07-08 20:35:11 -0400

Editor's note: Because of incorrect information supplied, the time of the wreck and the location from which the victim was returning were incorrect in a brief that appeared in Wednesday's newspaper. The entire brief, with the correct information, appears below.

2014-07-08 18:14:38 -0400

The investigation ordered by Statesboro City Council into whether a majority of council members met in potentially illegal private meetings with former City Manager Frank Parker or City Attorney Alvin Leaphart began Tuesday at 11 a.m.

2014-07-08 17:05:50 -0400

A woman charged in the "hit style" murder of her mother's husband has accepted a plea bargain.

2014-07-07 20:28:04 -0400

SYLVANIA — The flag of India flew beside those of Georgia and the United States at the Screven County Industrial Park as Gov. Nathan Deal joined in breaking ground Monday for ShriVallabh Pittie Group's $70 million yarn spinning plant, expected to create 250 jobs.

2014-07-07 20:01:59 -0400

        In business for 36 years and a landmark at its current location for 20, Ken's IGA in Brooklet recently completed its largest store expansion so far, growing from a corner grocery to more of a supermarket, with wider aisles and a new abundance of dairy products and frozen foods.

2014-07-07 18:18:03 -0400

Statesboro Business News

        Sharri Edenfield of Edenfield, Cox, Bruce & Classens, P.C., in Statesboro was installed as the 68th president of the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia on June 6 during the organization's annual meeting. She was sworn in by her uncle, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia Judge B. Avant Edenfield.

2014-06-19 11:08:30 -0400

        I have always heard that two keys to success in business are: Keep your overhead low and keep your opinions to yourself.

2014-06-16 20:40:15 -0400

        Flavors of Louisiana with just a hint of Asia at The Boiling Shrimp, open since April 25, bring freshly prepared seafood back to the one-time Captain Joe's building on U.S. 301 South.

2014-06-16 20:37:04 -0400

        Have you ever met a person and wondered, after a few minutes of conversation, why in the world they are in Statesboro?

2014-06-09 18:47:24 -0400

        New children's clothier Three Gents and relocated floral shop Fleurish are sharing a handsomely remodeled corner shop across North Main Street from the courthouse in downtown Statesboro.

2014-06-09 18:43:23 -0400
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