Statesboro Local News

ALBANY — Shirley Mae Almer died a few days before Christmas in 2008 at a Minnesota hospital where the 72-year-old woman was already weak with illness when she was fed peanut butter contaminated with salmonella.

2014-09-18 20:32:24 -0400

NEW YORK  — Home Depot said that 56 million debit and credit cards are estimated to have been breached in a data theft between April and September at its stores in the U.S. and Canada. That makes it the second-largest breach for a retailer on record.

2014-09-18 20:28:32 -0400

The first Dr. Hudson J. Powell Sr. Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament is fast approaching.

2014-09-18 17:44:34 -0400

WASHINGTON — The Republican-controlled House voted grudgingly to give the administration authority to train and arm Syrian rebels on Wednesday as President Barack Obama emphasized anew that American forces "do not and will not have a combat mission" in the struggle against Islamic State militants in either Iraq or Syria.

2014-09-17 20:50:08 -0400

A man was arrested having a new kind of drug, known on the street as “ear wax,” after leading officers on a short vehicle chase Tuesday, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office.

2014-09-17 20:32:40 -0400

The passenger of car was arrested on drug charges after officers conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle Saturday, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office.

2014-09-17 20:21:31 -0400

With a City Council hearing pending for Rude Rudy’s on Sept. 24, the city of Statesboro has scheduled six more establishments for an Oct. 7 administrative license hearing over whether they have served alcohol to patrons under age 21.

2014-09-17 20:18:38 -0400

Wal-Mart's Neighborhood Market, scheduled to open in Statesboro's Market District in the coming months, is hiring to fill up to 95 jobs, the store announced Wednesday.

2014-09-17 19:02:26 -0400

An old scam with a new twist has been circulating around Screven County, and law enforcement officials are reminding residents to be wary of phone calls from people seeking money.

2014-09-17 15:44:14 -0400

    PORTAL — It was barely a contest Tuesday afternoon as Portal bats and gloves alike caught fire to blow Claxton out of the water.

2014-09-16 22:28:52 -0400

Statesboro Business News

        Vaden Automotive Group was named recently the "2014 F&I Dealer of the Year" by "F&I and Showroom Magazine" for achievements in Finance and Insurance profitability and commitment to regulatory compliance.

2014-09-15 19:09:11 -0400

         It's been 40 years, and NeSmith Chevrolet Buick GMC is still trucking.

2014-09-15 19:07:44 -0400

         Seldom do all of Party Harbor's more than 50 inflatable attractions - including pirate- and princess-themed bounce houses, waterslides and the latest combo unit based on a Disney movie - appear in one location. But they'll all be set up Saturday and Sunday at Party Harbor's Inflatable Festival.

2014-09-08 23:44:33 -0400

        This week, Walmart Distribution Center #6061 will celebrate its 20th anniversary in Bulloch County.

2014-09-08 23:40:29 -0400

        A new cooperative project between East Georgia Regional Medical Center and Emory University links the Statesboro hospital's ICU by audio, video and continuous computer charting of patients' vital signs to Emory's 24/7 critical care medical staff.

2014-09-01 18:53:34 -0400

        Stereotypically in the South, if you hear someone refer to a man as "Bubba," you immediately have visions of "Larry the Cable Guy" and banjo music. Thanks to a new generation of southern Bubbas, that perception is changing.

2014-09-01 18:49:45 -0400

Neal Ardman of St. Marys, operating under the corporate name Radio Statesboro Inc., has closed on the acquisition of a six-station cluster that serves Statesboro.

2014-08-25 21:14:41 -0400

Low Country Auction & Real Estate, founded by Jeff Raines in 2006 and affiliated with industry leader United Country Real Estate and Auction Services since 2011, exposes antiques, collectibles and other household and commercial items from southeastern Georgia and South Carolina to nationwide and international bidding.

2014-08-25 21:03:56 -0400
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