Statesboro Local News

    PORTAL — It took all night for the Portal Panthers to finally take a lead.

2014-12-27 22:46:12 -0500

McALESTER, Okla. — Oklahoma's last execution went so badly that the state tried to cancel it before it was over. With the inmate writhing while the lethal drugs seeped into his body, his executioners drew the viewing gallery curtains, concealing what the warden later described as "a bloody mess."

2014-12-27 20:15:26 -0500

NEW YORK — Thousands of police officers from across the nation packed a church and spilled onto streets Saturday to honor Officer Rafael Ramos as a devoted family man, aspiring chaplain and hero, though an air of unrest surrounding his ambush shooting was not completely pushed aside.

2014-12-27 20:13:49 -0500

    Two new members of the Bulloch County Board of Education, Glennera Martin from District 5 and Jimmy “Jay” Cook Jr. from District 6, will take their seats in January, more than seven months after they were elected.

2014-12-27 20:07:02 -0500

In most cases, the Bulloch County Schools are paying non-teacher employees such as custodians, bus drivers and paraprofessionals wages roughly equal to or higher than average for similar-size school districts included in a comparison.

2014-12-26 19:39:29 -0500

PERELIYA, Sri Lanka - A packed train in Sri Lanka was swept off the tracks by waves as big as elephants. A boat patrolling off Thailand's shore was hurled more than a mile inland. Streets in Indonesia turned into roaring rivers that carried people to their deaths.

2014-12-26 19:38:16 -0500

LOS ANGELES - "The Interview" was never supposed to be a paradigm-shifting film. But unusual doesn't even begin to describe the series of events that transpired over the past few weeks, culminating in the truly unprecedented move by a major studio to release a film in theaters and on digital platforms simultaneously.

2014-12-26 19:32:19 -0500

    PORTAL — In the past three weeks, Southeast Bulloch has taken on elite teams from all around Georgia.

2014-12-26 22:15:00 -0500

SAVANNAH — Remote-sensing cameras set up to help researchers count deer on Jekyll Island ended up capturing images of a more elusive animal that had never before been confirmed at the island state park.

2014-12-25 18:09:54 -0500

VATICAN CITY — A somber Pope Francis steeped his Christmas message to the world Thursday in sadness for those with little cause for joy — abused children, refugees, hostages and others suffering from violence in the Middle East, Africa, Ukraine and elsewhere.

2014-12-25 18:08:02 -0500

Statesboro Business News

        Eight Bulloch County residents graduated recently from the Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development's Region 12 Multi-Day Training Program.

2014-12-15 10:22:25 -0500

        Humble Abodes, offering "antiques, furniture, home décor and more" opened Black Friday at 39 W. Main Street.

2014-12-08 18:44:03 -0500

         When Arthur Gordon traveled to Metter years ago as editor of the faith-based magazine "Guideposts" to interview Dr. Michael and Audrey Guido for a feature story, he was taken by how simply they lived.

2014-12-08 18:33:51 -0500

        Ken Morris and his family have recently branched out from their long-established business, Heavy Equipment Services, to give Brooklet its own auto parts store for the first time in more than a decade.

2014-12-01 19:01:37 -0500

        For the month of December, in celebration of the Christmas season, I am devoting my columns to honor businesses in our community that are known as much for their heart for giving as they are for their business success.

2014-12-01 19:00:07 -0500

        Sea Island Bank, a division of Synovus Bank, announced recently that Steven Sanders was promoted to branch manager and Johnny Martin as promoted to assistant branch manager of the main office.

2014-12-01 18:52:48 -0500
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