Statesboro Local News

Subway Restaurants of Statesboro recognized the staff and volunteers of the Statesboro Food Bank with a Subway luncheon last week to say “thank you” for their tireless efforts to help others all year long.

2014-12-20 20:08:16 -0500

When a Georgia Southern University student was allegedly sexually assaulted in August, she didn’t report it because she felt it was her fault, she told police.

2014-12-20 19:39:39 -0500

    After investigating a complaint, Georgia Southern University has directed Dr. Emerson T. “Tom” McMullen, an associate professor of history, not to discuss his “religious beliefs or opinions under the guise of University courses.”

2014-12-20 19:29:36 -0500

Under the direction of Matt Olsen, Southeast Bulloch High School celebrates the holidays with four different ensembles performing a Caribbean-themed holiday program.

2014-12-20 19:05:42 -0500



    ATLANTA — Landing another of baseball's top power hitters, the San Diego Padres agreed to a trade for Atlanta Braves outfielder Justin Upton, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Friday.

2014-12-19 22:27:49 -0500

Local churches that are part of the Ogeechee River Baptist Association, as well as Southern Baptist churches throughout Georgia and beyond, will contribute more than 27,000 backpacks this Christmas filled with clothes, toys, school supplies, hygiene items and Bibles to needy children along the Appalachian mountain range.

2014-12-19 19:44:15 -0500

The city-ordered investigation into whether Statesboro City Council members violated the Georgia Open Meetings Act during the tenure of former City Manager Frank Parker has cost roughly $27,500.

2014-12-19 19:40:38 -0500

Like other hospitals in the region, East Georgia Regional Medical Center is experiencing an increase in flu-related emergency-room visits.

2014-12-19 12:54:15 -0500

City Council unanimously approved the Tax Allocation District, or TAD, map and redevelopment proposal for downtown Statesboro — including South Main Street and additional areas — Tuesday.

2014-12-18 17:45:57 -0500

Statesboro resident Jeannette Bryant and her sister, a former dispatcher for the Statesboro Police Department and current resident of Atlanta, Ranada Royal, placed second on an episode of "Wheel of Fortune."

2014-12-18 17:24:16 -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

In two days, we will all gather with family and friends to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday. It is a special day for many reasons, but most importantly for allowing us a time to reflect on the bountiful blessings we have all enjoyed over the past year.

2014-11-24 19:52:11 -0500

In its seventh season, the Mainstreet Farmers Market has set new records in sales for farmers and other vendors, despite still having no roof over shoppers' heads on rainy days.

2014-11-24 19:48:51 -0500

Sports Destination Management has named The Clubhouse in Statesboro one of the most outstanding venues in the United States.

2014-11-24 19:46:16 -0500
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