Statesboro Local News

Statesboro’s VFW post has an aging membership, including World War II and Korean War veterans now in their 80s and 90s. Its leaders, several of whom pull double duty just to fill the slate of 12 officers, say the post will fold this year unless it can recruit younger veterans.

2014-04-19 20:37:11 -0400

MOKPO, South Korea — The captain of a sunken South Korean ferry was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need, as investigators looked into whether his evacuation order came too late to save lives. Two crew members were also arrested, a prosecutor said.

2014-04-18 19:48:21 -0400



    NEW YORK — Jordan Walden got the final out with the bases loaded after Atlanta manager Fredi Gonzalez pulled star closer Craig Kimbrel, and the Braves held off the New York Mets 7-5 Saturday night.

2014-04-19 22:44:26 -0400

SYLVANIA — More than two centuries after a daring British surprise attack routed American forces at Brier Creek, new efforts are underway to preserve one of Georgia's least explored Revolutionary War sites.

2014-04-19 20:49:37 -0400

GROVETOWN, Ga. — Georgia's top Republican Senate hopefuls are scrambling to prove who'd be the most conservative opponent to take on Democratic favorite Michelle Nunn in a race that will help determine which party controls the Senate for the final two years of President Barack Obama's term.

2014-04-19 20:40:17 -0400

    On a gloomy day at Cross Creek High School in Augusta, Statesboro’s track and field squads held off Mother Nature and the rest of Region 3-AAAA with region championships for both the girls —who secured their sixth consecutive region crown — and the boys.

2014-04-18 21:35:58 -0400

When most people enjoy Easter dinner and egg hunts with the kids Sunday, a handful of folks will be sitting behind desks, operating radios and taking emergency phone calls.

2014-04-18 19:43:21 -0400

A family that runs together … collects many tennis shoes and wins lots of medals. The Smith family, of Collins, has plenty of both.

2014-04-18 19:40:41 -0400

A film that captures the funny side of fear won Best Film as well as Viewers’ Choice during the sixth annual Statesboro Film Festival, held Thursday night at the Averitt Center for the Arts.

2014-04-17 22:30:43 -0400

A Georgia Southern University football player bit a police officer during a drug bust Tuesday and was subdued by a Taser, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

2014-04-16 17:12:03 -0400

Statesboro Business News

        A former sales executive with the Statesboro Herald and advertising manager in Savannah, Reagan Daly has returned to Morris Multimedia as general manager for Statesboro Magazine.

2014-04-14 18:20:29 -0400

"Career readiness."

2014-04-07 18:45:40 -0400

        Directors and shareholders recently promoted Kevin A. Harrison, president of Citizens Bank of Bulloch County, to the bank's Washington County Board of Directors during their 49th Annual Meeting. Last hosted in Statesboro in 2012, the event took place in Sandersville in March.

2014-03-31 18:54:04 -0400

        Since the former Rozier Ford Lincoln became J.C. Lewis Ford's Statesboro dealership, customers are finding a much larger selection of cars, trucks and SUVs, but many of the same sales and service people they already know.

2014-03-31 18:40:03 -0400

The unemployment rate dropped by more than a percentage point in Bulloch County during the past year, just as it did in Georgia overall.

2014-03-24 18:52:14 -0400

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