Statesboro Local News

There’s been a lot of talk lately about what the Statesboro City Council is going to do about the terrible tragedy that happened at Rude Rudy’s a couple of weeks ago. And we’ve heard a lot of opinions on what the city “should do” and rampant speculation as to why the council won’t do it.

2014-09-20 20:55:09 -0400

Statesboro and Bulloch County will become “historically spooky” when the “Tales from the Tomb” tours begin.

2014-09-20 20:17:04 -0400

    After three arrests that shook Statesboro High School in April and May, Bulloch County Schools officials have taken steps through the summer and continuing this fall to stress to principals and teachers how they must follow reporting requirements for suspected child abuse, including sexual abuse.

2014-09-20 20:13:47 -0400

    Two Statesboro city councilmen who acknowledge being friends with a bar owner facing an upcoming licensing hearing say there is no reason for abstaining from voting on the issue.

2014-09-20 20:06:40 -0400

    The recent death of an 18-year-old Georgia Southern University student after police say he was beaten at a local bar has focused public attention on what bouncers are legally allowed to do when it comes to handling trouble.

2014-09-20 20:02:36 -0400

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

    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

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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