Statesboro Local News

        Cotton Patch Bakery delivers sweet things based on traditional recipes but with considerable creative flair - such as 15-layer cakes in seven different flavors of icing, from chocolate and caramel to Orange Dream Sickle - well beyond its home base in Portal.

2014-10-20 20:44:17 -0400

        If you have turned on a TV or opened a newspaper in the past few months, you probably are aware Georgia chose not to expand Medicaid as part of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

2014-10-20 20:37:27 -0400

The Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair Parade Monday was one of the largest and most successful in the Statesboro Kiwanis Club's history.

2014-10-20 19:43:36 -0400


    Being an award-winning musician is quite an accomplishment for anyone, but for Statesboro’s Chyann Rose Hoyle, being 15 and having cystic fibrosis makes it an even sweeter achievement.

2014-10-19 22:32:53 -0400

    Nineteen-year-old Christian “Eric” Spencer loves to play his trombone — now.

2014-10-19 22:27:41 -0400

On my ride to work on the first day of October, I turned on the defrost in my car for the first time this year. When I got to work, I turned off my air conditioning, relishing in the cool, rainy temperatures outside. This season, I’ve already enjoyed a few weekend brunches on my screened-in back porch, easy like a Sunday morning. I’m always sad to see summer go, but the food of fall and the excitement of the holidays quickly propel me forward.

2014-10-19 22:18:09 -0400

ATLANTA — Gov. Nathan Deal questioned Democrat Jason Carter's leadership and faulted his legislative record, while Carter attacked the incumbent over a high unemployment rate and accused him of an ethics scandal.

2014-10-19 21:48:16 -0400

ATLANTA — Gov. Nathan Deal announced Sunday that he is creating a special team to assess Georgia's preparedness for the Ebola crisis.

2014-10-19 21:34:52 -0400

Amusements of America, the company that provides the midway for the annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair, will bring new thrill rides to the scene as "fair week" kicks off Monday.

2014-10-18 21:23:29 -0400

When Jenny Purvis went to her doctor for a routine prenatal visit at 27 weeks pregnant, she had no idea of the journey that would soon follow.

2014-10-18 21:11:21 -0400

Statesboro Business News

        Perhaps it is to be expected in an industry noted for its legacy businesses, but whether their companies consist of a single publication or dozens of media enterprises, families are dominant forces in newspapers.

2014-10-13 18:26:10 -0400

        Ocean Galley Seafood & Steak Express, nearing completion on Lanier Drive across from Paulson Stadium, will give the Ocean Galley chain four locations, including a second in Statesboro, its hometown.

2014-10-06 19:16:37 -0400

        Food World just completed a $1 million renovation of its grocery store on Fair Road in Statesboro. The announcement was made Monday by HAC, Inc., Food World's parent company.

2014-10-06 19:14:38 -0400

        Construction is nearly complete on a one megawatt solar farm on Highway 80 near Portal.

2014-09-30 08:40:16 -0400

         Darin Van Tassell is a professor, coach, businessman and president of the Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau. Now, you can add foodie entrepreneur as Van Tassell embarks on his latest venture, making and bottling Dia's Clubhouse Greek Dressing and Marinade.

2014-09-30 08:38:06 -0400

        The Development Authority of Bulloch County is receiving some professional guidance from Boyette Strategic Advisors for how it should be funded and fixed with land, buildings and incentives to bring more jobs to Statesboro and Bulloch County.

2014-09-29 20:20:24 -0400

        Bulloch Telephone Cooperative was established in 1954 and is the only locally owned Telecommunications Company in Bulloch County.

2014-09-29 20:15:02 -0400

        The Georgia Southern University College of Business Administration was recently named one of Newsweek's 12 Top Business Schools of 2014. The recognition comes on the helm of the College being named as one of the nation's Top 30 Best Online MBA Programs by BestColleges.com

2014-09-26 08:58:47 -0400

The owners of the Statesboro Mall and three Statesboro shopping centers, Jim Hull and Barry Storey, have announced the formation of two new entities, Hull Property Group and BLS Holdings Group LL, with the goal of allowing each individual the opportunity to pursue specialized interests.

2014-09-22 20:28:10 -0400
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