Statesboro Local News

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court appears to be highly skeptical of laws that try to police false statements during political campaigns, raising doubts about the viability of such laws in more than 15 states.

2014-04-22 18:10:43 -0400

After the Bulloch County Board of Education increased Superintendent Charles Wilson’s salary in his new two-year contract and heard a report of increased state funding, teachers and other school employees voiced a desire for raises.

2014-04-23 20:27:56 -0400

A Guyton man was killed Wednesday morning in a motorcycle crash. Another man remains in critical condition after both motorcycles collided, according to Georgia State Patrol reports.

2014-04-23 17:53:28 -0400

ELLIJAY, Ga. — Criticized by one group as the "guns everywhere" bill, Georgia took a big step Wednesday toward expanding where licensed carriers can take their weapons, with the governor signing a law that allows them in bars without restriction and in some churches, schools and government buildings under certain circumstances.

2014-04-23 14:34:46 -0400

SAVANNAH — The state Environmental Protection Division will no longer require developers to keep a 25-foot construction buffer from the edge of some coastal salt marshes, and the decision has Georgia conservation groups in an uproar.

2014-04-23 14:25:43 -0400

One man is behind bars and one is in critical condition after a Tuesday night shooting at a B. Stubbs Road residence near Clito.

2014-04-23 12:20:14 -0400

The Bulloch County Board of Education will need to make a major decision by July 15, 2015. That's when state law requires all school systems to notify the Georgia Department of Education which of four new education models they will use.

2014-04-23 10:53:54 -0400

SAVANNAH — Land once used to bury garbage near the Port of Savannah has been converted to a man-made ecosystem of marsh grasses and microbes, bugs and birds aimed at cleaning pollutants from rainwater before it reaches the Savannah River.

2014-04-22 17:44:16 -0400

ATLANTA — A gay rights group filed a federal lawsuit on Tuesday challenging Georgia's constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.

2014-04-22 17:34:52 -0400

A pickup truck hauling cabinets caught fire Tuesday afternoon, and the blaze quickly engulfed the vehicle.

2014-04-22 15:58:51 -0400

Statesboro Business News

        Work recently began on The Clubhouse grounds to add not only an eco-friendly, electronically controlled go cart track, but also fields for soccer training and competition.

2014-04-14 18:22:16 -0400

        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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