Statesboro Local News

    If the atheists in Bulloch County know that there is no god, then why do they care when and where I pray? And why are they rankled by a nativity scene in downtown Statesboro? If I choose to enslave my mind, as indicated on their banner on the courthouse lawn, then why does that bother them so much?

2014-12-28 11:25:30 -0500

    Kick-start your New Year’s resolution to keep in shape with an invigorating First Day Hike at a state park near you. Since New Year’s resolutions often include exercise, Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites are offering ways to make the goal more fun.

2014-12-28 11:22:35 -0500

    (Note: The following is part of a series of articles looking at the history and evolution of agriculture in Georgia and Bulloch County.)

2014-12-28 11:21:16 -0500

    Alexis Danielle Fletcher of Dallas, Texas, became the bride of Robin Gregory Willis of Dallas, Texas, during an 11:30 a.m. ceremony held on November 1, 2014, at the First United Methodist Church in Dallas. Doctor Dale Hunt officiated.

2014-12-28 11:20:35 -0500

    From the road, the wreath on the door and the swags over the windows look just right. From the road, they are even and balanced, the wire-edged ribbons are full and round and the ends flutter just the least little bit in the winter breeze. From the road, the blue on the door and the blue in the ribbons match perfectly and from the road the tiny white lights on the tree fill up the windows at the corner of the house.

2014-12-28 11:20:01 -0500

    PORTAL — It took all night for the Portal Panthers to finally take a lead.

2014-12-27 22:46:12 -0500

McALESTER, Okla. — Oklahoma's last execution went so badly that the state tried to cancel it before it was over. With the inmate writhing while the lethal drugs seeped into his body, his executioners drew the viewing gallery curtains, concealing what the warden later described as "a bloody mess."

2014-12-27 20:15:26 -0500

NEW YORK - A day after the funeral of one of two police officers gunned down in their patrol car, the city's police commissioner called Sunday for a "lot less rhetoric and a lot more dialogue" to defuse the tension between police officers and the population they protect.

2014-12-27 20:13:49 -0500

    Two new members of the Bulloch County Board of Education, Glennera Martin from District 5 and Jimmy “Jay” Cook Jr. from District 6, will take their seats in January, more than seven months after they were elected.

2014-12-27 20:07:02 -0500

In most cases, the Bulloch County Schools are paying non-teacher employees such as custodians, bus drivers and paraprofessionals wages roughly equal to or higher than average for similar-size school districts included in a comparison.

2014-12-26 19:39:29 -0500

Statesboro Business News

        Eight Bulloch County residents graduated recently from the Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development's Region 12 Multi-Day Training Program.

2014-12-15 10:22:25 -0500

        Humble Abodes, offering "antiques, furniture, home décor and more" opened Black Friday at 39 W. Main Street.

2014-12-08 18:44:03 -0500

         When Arthur Gordon traveled to Metter years ago as editor of the faith-based magazine "Guideposts" to interview Dr. Michael and Audrey Guido for a feature story, he was taken by how simply they lived.

2014-12-08 18:33:51 -0500

        Ken Morris and his family have recently branched out from their long-established business, Heavy Equipment Services, to give Brooklet its own auto parts store for the first time in more than a decade.

2014-12-01 19:01:37 -0500

        For the month of December, in celebration of the Christmas season, I am devoting my columns to honor businesses in our community that are known as much for their heart for giving as they are for their business success.

2014-12-01 19:00:07 -0500

        Sea Island Bank, a division of Synovus Bank, announced recently that Steven Sanders was promoted to branch manager and Johnny Martin as promoted to assistant branch manager of the main office.

2014-12-01 18:52:48 -0500
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