Statesboro Local News

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

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

    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

    Last year in the season opener, nine different Georgia Southern football players scored a rushing touchdown.

2014-04-17 23:00:22 -0400

A Brooklet man was charged last week with vehicular homicide more than a year after an Evans County accident that took the lives of two Swainsboro residents.

2014-04-17 16:33:03 -0400

Georgia Southern University will host a Human Rights Conference on Saturday featuring Dr. Tebelelo Mazile Seretse, the ambassador of the Republic of Botswana to the United States, as the keynote speaker.

2014-04-17 16:29:28 -0400

Georgia Southern University faculty members and students celebrated the life of a longtime anthropology professor who recently died of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

2014-04-17 16:16:56 -0400

LOS ANGELES — Astronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected — a distant, rocky world that's similar in size to our own and exists in the Goldilocks zone where it's not too hot and not too cold for life.

2014-04-17 14:43:36 -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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