Statesboro Local News

The Statesboro chapter of AMBUCS, a national service organization whose mission is creating mobility and independence for people with disabilities, will host a miniature golf fundraiser at The Clubhouse from 5-8 p.m. Thursday.

2014-07-23 15:30:06 -0400

ATLANTA — Businessman David Perdue has defeated longtime Rep. Jack Kingston in the Republican runoff for Georgia's U.S. Senate nomination, setting up a nationally significant general election matchup against Democrat Michelle Nunn.

2014-07-22 23:08:18 -0400

Federal agents have taken over an investigation regarding suspicious financial issues in the small town of Rocky Ford in Screven County.

2014-07-22 22:54:05 -0400

Bulloch County Humane Enforcement officers have fielded several calls recently about foxes that appear ill, and supervisor Joey Sanders reminds citizens that rabies has been documented in the area in the past.

2014-07-22 22:41:40 -0400

    Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.

2014-07-22 20:05:41 -0400



    NEW ORLEANS — The one word that was thrown around all day was “unknown.”

2014-07-22 19:06:58 -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

Voters across Georgia will decide 21 primary runoff races during balloting Tuesday, including a high-profile Republican Senate contest between U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston and businessman David Perdue. Here are five things to know about Tuesday's election.

2014-07-21 20:15:37 -0400

A man accused of sexual misconduct with a high school student has been granted a conditional bond, weeks after a Bulloch County Superior Court judge initially denied bond.

2014-07-21 19:03:04 -0400

An armed robbery in Brooklet Sunday night has been turned over to agents from the Statesboro office of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

2014-07-21 18:00:20 -0400

Statesboro Business News

        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

Football and the arts apparently have a lot in common.

2014-06-30 20:03:30 -0400

The year was 1919, President Woodrow Wilson would sign the Versailles Treaty officially ending World War I. Prohibition was in full swing and the city of Statesboro had just completed paving the Main Streets through downtown.

2014-06-30 19:58:25 -0400

        Recently, I toured the site of the proposed Medient Studios off of I-16 in Effingham - A "field of dreams" idea of constructing the world's largest movie studio 30 minutes from Statesboro.

2014-06-23 17:31:54 -0400
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