Statesboro Local News

The August First Friday event happens to coincide with the first day of school for Bulloch County public school students this year.

2014-07-30 19:34:24 -0400

Three burglaries Tuesday night and Wednesday morning have Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents looking for answers.

2014-07-30 14:26:38 -0400

    PORTAL — No matter the expectations, the preseason preparations rarely change for the Portal Panthers.

2014-07-29 19:26:57 -0400

Traffic was blocked around the intersection of West Main and College streets Monday night and Tuesday morning as contractors removed the brick pavers from the four crosswalks. By afternoon, the pavers had been replaced with fresh asphalt.

2014-07-29 18:33:12 -0400



    The NCAA has made things a lot easier for a first-year head football coach to install his system.

2014-07-30 20:10:40 -0400



    Students around the state are ready to get back to school, but 16 teams from around south Georgia are already on the softball diamond as Bulloch Academy hosted the first day of the third annual Miriam Burnette Memorial "Striking out Alzheimer’s" tournament Wednesday on the grounds of Georgia Southern University.

2014-07-30 19:29:48 -0400

A family of seven escaped a fire early Monday morning caused by food left cooking, Evans County Fire Chief Andy Sikes said.

2014-07-29 15:31:10 -0400

Georgia Southern University President Dr. Brooks A. Keel recently announced that the university will double-match funds for the needs-based Realizing Educational Achievement Can Happen, or REACH, Scholarship program.

2014-07-29 12:28:47 -0400

Metter police seek the public's help in identifying a man they say robbed a hotel Sunday afternoon near Interstate 16.

2014-07-29 12:18:43 -0400

A 21-year-old Statesboro man has been arrested on charges he had a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl, and the teen also faces charges, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

2014-07-29 11:15:07 -0400

Statesboro Business News

        An agreement to buy the full output of a 20-megawatt solar project planned for construction in southeast Georgia will increase Green Power EMC's ability to deliver electricity from renewable sources by more than 60 percent.

2014-07-28 19:20:53 -0400

        H.A. Sack Co., Inc. just celebrated going more than one million hours without a lost time injury.

2014-07-28 19:14:50 -0400

        Over the past couple of months, Carmike Cinema 12 in Statesboro has undergone extensive exterior and interior renovations. If you have been over that way, you have noticed the repainted exterior of the building. Inside, you will also see fresh paint, wallpaper and bathroom renovations.

2014-07-22 10:56:58 -0400

        MILLEN - When Corrections Corporation of America built a private prison just outside Millen, officials hailed it as a boon to Jenkins County's economy, then suffering from unemployment hovering near 20 percent.

2014-07-14 17:45:21 -0400

        Everyone seems to be focused on cleaning up and redeveloping the "Blue Mile," also known as South Main Street from the County Courthouse to the main entrance of Georgia Southern.

2014-07-14 17:40:17 -0400

        Statesboro Architect Kevin Palmer of Palmer Architects has been retained by the Friends of Tybee Theater to complete the design and restoration of the Tybee Post Theater on Tybee Island.

2014-07-14 17:37:47 -0400

        In business for 36 years and a landmark at its current location for 20, Ken's IGA in Brooklet recently completed its largest store expansion so far, growing from a corner grocery to more of a supermarket, with wider aisles and a new abundance of dairy products and frozen foods.

2014-07-07 18:18:03 -0400

        Virna's Café is bringing new flavors to downtown Brooklet, where it is becoming a gathering place and music venue.

2014-07-07 18:17:46 -0400

        Hands down, the Andy Griffith Show is my favorite TV show.

2014-07-07 18:13:35 -0400
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