Statesboro Local News

        So you’re looking for something to do this weekend in Statesboro, and next week, you have some relatives visiting who really want to check out the Lucas Theatre in Savannah, one of whom is also a history buff who wants to learn a little about Georgia’s past.

2014-07-13 08:32:34 -0400

        This is the first of two candidate profiles planned ahead of the July 22 runoff.

2014-07-12 21:34:23 -0400

            Youth programs at the Averitt Center for the Arts are looking forward to a strong year. 

2014-07-12 21:32:13 -0400

        Taking the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests for the last time, students at Brooklet Elementary School were Bulloch County’s highest achievers in the elementary grades, while William James, Portal and Southeast Bulloch split the middle school honors, excelling at different grade levels.

2014-07-12 21:28:35 -0400



    CHICAGO — Chris Johnson and the Atlanta Braves capitalized on a day when the ball was flying at Wrigley Field.

2014-07-12 20:29:09 -0400

If you love seeing live theater, your chance is coming up with the Averitt Center for the Arts' upcoming 2014-15 performance season.

2014-07-12 12:33:27 -0400

The Statesboro Lions Club recently accepted a precious personal treasure and passed it along to a museum where it can be admired and appreciated by others.

2014-07-12 12:33:05 -0400

    BROOKLET — No matter the strategy of any football team, it’s pretty likely that the team’s head coach will preach special teams as one of the most important factors for success.

2014-07-11 20:02:53 -0400

NEW YORK — Aaron Harang allowed four hits in seven innings, and theAtlanta Braves used early offense against Bartolo Colon to beat the New York Mets 3-1 on Thursday night and avert a four-game sweep.

2014-07-10 20:54:10 -0400

    ATLANTA — The two Republicans vying for Georgia's open Senate seat have spent a combined

2014-07-10 20:34:03 -0400

Statesboro Business News

        In business for 36 years and a landmark at its current location for 20, Ken's IGA in Brooklet recently completed its largest store expansion so far, growing from a corner grocery to more of a supermarket, with wider aisles and a new abundance of dairy products and frozen foods.

2014-07-07 18:18:03 -0400

        Virna's Café is bringing new flavors to downtown Brooklet, where it is becoming a gathering place and music venue.

2014-07-07 18:17:46 -0400

        Hands down, the Andy Griffith Show is my favorite TV show.

2014-07-07 18:13:35 -0400

Football and the arts apparently have a lot in common.

2014-06-30 20:03:30 -0400

The year was 1919, President Woodrow Wilson would sign the Versailles Treaty officially ending World War I. Prohibition was in full swing and the city of Statesboro had just completed paving the Main Streets through downtown.

2014-06-30 19:58:25 -0400

        Recently, I toured the site of the proposed Medient Studios off of I-16 in Effingham - A "field of dreams" idea of constructing the world's largest movie studio 30 minutes from Statesboro.

2014-06-23 17:31:54 -0400

        When the Coca-Cola 125 Raceway opens Friday, drivers of all ages - provided they're at least 7 years old and tall enough to reach both the steering wheel and brakes - will be able to experience the thrill of stock car racing in miniature.

2014-06-23 17:25:26 -0400

        Sharri Edenfield of Edenfield, Cox, Bruce & Classens, P.C., in Statesboro was installed as the 68th president of the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia on June 6 during the organization's annual meeting. She was sworn in by her uncle, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia Judge B. Avant Edenfield.

2014-06-19 11:08:30 -0400

        I have always heard that two keys to success in business are: Keep your overhead low and keep your opinions to yourself.

2014-06-16 20:40:15 -0400

        Flavors of Louisiana with just a hint of Asia at The Boiling Shrimp, open since April 25, bring freshly prepared seafood back to the one-time Captain Joe's building on U.S. 301 South.

2014-06-16 20:37:04 -0400
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