Statesboro Local News

CLAXTON — Hospital and community leaders are looking for ways to rescue Evans Memorial Hospital, which has been incurring losses averaging more than $200,000 a month and recently reduced staffing to cover just eight of the 49 in-patient beds for which it is licensed.

2014-10-29 19:45:14 -0400

    SYLVANIA — When Ron Duncan arrived at Screven County prior to the 2012 season, the Gamecocks were in a decade-long rut.

2014-10-29 19:22:13 -0400

ATLANTA — Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is joining GOP candidates across the country increasingly working to tie their Democratic opponents to President Barack Obama in the final days of his campaign against Jason Carter, the grandson of former President Jimmy Carter.

2014-10-29 19:06:54 -0400

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is crossing his fingers that Republicans won't come close to capturing the six Senate seats they need to seize the majority in next week's election. But for Vice President Joe Biden, there's a silver lining if Republicans fall just short.

2014-10-29 19:01:01 -0400

More than 3,000 people packed Statesboro High School's Womack Field Saturday to catch the sounds of the 38th Annual East Georgia Marching Band Festival.

2014-10-29 18:57:02 -0400

A Claude Howard Lumber Co. employee died after an apparent accident while working at the sawmill on Park Avenue, officials said.

2014-10-28 11:34:10 -0400

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Rick Bragg took the stage at Georgia Southern University's Performing Arts Center for the annual Statesboro The Write Place event earlier this month.

2014-10-27 22:40:33 -0400

When the Fab Lab, devoted to developing ideas for new products and businesses, opens in the building next to Georgia Southern University's existing City Campus in downtown Statesboro, the alley between the two will be transformed into an open-ended "outdoor room" with a glass roof.

2014-10-27 21:06:06 -0400

For nearly 30 years, my wife, Lori, and I have operated Lori Grice Photography on East Main Street in downtown Statesboro. We have seen the ebb and flow of businesses in the core of downtown. We understand the struggle of operating a small business, especially on Main Street. There are both challenges and rewards in doing so. Each of us who chooses to operate a businesses in the core of downtown has made a special commitment to our community to invest in, and continue to work toward, maintaining a thriving downtown.

2014-10-27 21:02:18 -0400



    BROOKLET — Since taking over at Southeast Bulloch in 2010, head coach Pat Collins has been consistent with his plans for the Yellow Jackets.

2014-10-27 18:25:28 -0400

Statesboro Business News

        Local Allstate agency owner Richard Rappa, with Franklin Insurance Group, received the Allstate Agency Hands in the Community Award for his commitment to helping others and community service.

2014-10-21 09:54:53 -0400

         Statesboro-owned Digital Office Equipment recently opened an office in the Augusta market.

2014-10-21 09:52:17 -0400

        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

         Lately, Hendley Properties seems to have a one-company residential redevelopment program going for downtown Statesboro.

2014-10-13 18:56:08 -0400

        There are few smells more wonderful than freshly tilled peanuts waiting in the fields to be harvested. If you have driven around Bulloch County over the past week, you have enjoyed that smell.

2014-10-13 18:32:03 -0400

        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
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