Statesboro Local News

BROOKLET — Dodge County jumped out to a quick 14-0 lead midway through the first quarter and didn’t look back as the Indians ran past the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets 24-6 Friday night in a game delayed 15 minutes due to lightning in the area.

2014-09-19 23:15:16 -0400

ALBANY, Ga. — More than five years after hundreds of Americans got sick from eating salmonella-tainted peanut butter, the top executive at the Georgia plant where it was made was convicted Friday and faces prison time in a rare food-poisoning trial that advocates said sends a stern warning to others who may be tempted to place profits over safety.

2014-09-19 21:22:46 -0400

SYLVANIA – While waiting for the meal at the Republican 12th Congressional District Fish Fry, the party’s nominee, Rick Allen, cited a forecast that gives him a better than even chance of unseating U.S. Rep. John Barrow, the Democrat who has held the seat for almost 10 years.

2014-09-19 21:22:23 -0400

SAVANNAH, Ga. — A day after authorities said a man kicked out a patrol car window while handcuffed and then was fatally shot by Savannah police, community leaders pleaded for calm and pledged transparency while state officials investigate.

2014-09-19 21:22:12 -0400

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

    BROOKLET — Coming off a tough three-point loss to Bryan County last week, the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets will look to notch their first win of the season tonight as they face the undefeated Dodge County Indians at Fred Shaver Field.

2014-09-18 22:35:18 -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

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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