Statesboro Local News

    A bouncer for a local bar is in jail after the beating death of a Georgia Southern University student.

2014-08-29 19:45:25 -0400

         A man found unresponsive early Thursday morning at a Statesboro bar died later that afternoon, Bulloch County Coroner Jake Futch confirmed Friday morning.

2014-08-29 11:25:13 -0400

    PORTAL — The Portal Panthers ring in a new era as they host Josey tonight at 7:30 p.m. in their 2014 season opener and their first game under new head coach Jon Willoughby.

2014-08-28 22:16:52 -0400

Statesboro police arrested a man Thursday evening charged in an aggravated assault incident which left another man in critical condition.Cpl. Justin Samples, spokesman for the Statesboro Police Department, could not confirm reports late Thursday night that Michael Gatto, 18, address unavailable, had died. He did confirm, however, that Grant James Spencer, 20, was taken into custody on charges of aggravated assault in connection to the attack that resulted in Gatto being transported to a Savannah hospital.

2014-08-28 19:54:59 -0400

The FBI's Statesboro office will be among several law enforcement agencies honored for battling terrorism and protecting civil rights during the Fifth Annual SHIELD Awards, hosted by the Anti-Defamation League.

2014-08-28 16:02:30 -0400

    Local law enforcement and community leaders fielded questions Tuesday night as a crowd of Georgia Southern University students and other citizens discussed race relations and interaction between police and about 150 community members during the “Truth Has No Color” event in the university’s College of Education building.

2014-08-27 21:05:50 -0400

Greg Hecht, the Democratic nominee for Georgia attorney general, accuses the incumbent Republican, Sam Olens, of inaction on protecting children and actions amounting to "covering up" on ethics questions surrounding Gov. Nathan Deal.

2014-08-27 17:54:04 -0400

A man dancing in the streets, yelling at passersby and causing a scene Saturday was arrested after officers found he had a pocket full of cocaine, authorities said.

2014-08-27 17:30:27 -0400

Fire destroyed a downtown Statesboro restaurant Tuesday night.

2014-08-27 12:07:13 -0400

Rolling blackouts throughout the day Tuesday disrupted business, caused traffic tie-ups and hampered normal daily living as electric company employees worked to repair damage to a substation caused by fire.

2014-08-26 18:20:36 -0400

Statesboro Business News

        The Vidalia Onion Committee is currently seeking nominations for their grower Board of Directors. The committee elects four new members each year as part of an annual process. There are currently four member spots and four alternate board spots available.

2014-08-11 18:31:06 -0400

        In the 1930s, while selling insurance in Waycross, Loy A. Waters Sr. called on the owner of a local furniture store. He thought it was an interesting business model and decided to move back home to Twin City and open L.A. Waters furniture in 1934.

2014-08-04 21:49:51 -0400

        Measuring about 500 square feet, Gifted is one of the smallest stores you're likely to read about here, but it has a highly visible location - inside East Georgia Regional Medical Center.

2014-08-04 17:43:42 -0400

        No more worrying if you remembered everything the doctor said.

2014-08-04 17:39:40 -0400
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