Statesboro Local News

Bulloch County's recent public high school graduates posted impressive gains on the ACT, one of the two major college-entrance exams, but there is a catch.

2014-08-20 03:00:00 -0400

    With 10 days remaining until Georgia Southern kicks off its first season in the Football Bowl Subdivision, the team feels ready — as ready as it can be.

2014-08-19 22:11:58 -0400

    PORTAL — To a man, there might not be a football program in Georgia that asks more of its players than the Portal Panthers.

2014-08-19 22:10:22 -0400

New federal rules that took effect over summer break have driven higher-fat and sugar-laden items from Bulloch County Schools vending machines. Now the schools are waiting for the other whole-grain muffin to drop regarding fundraisers during school hours.

2014-08-19 17:52:37 -0400

About 4.5 million people whose personal information was accessed by hackers who breached security at a network of hospitals, including five in Georgia, will be offered free identity theft protection.

2014-08-19 17:47:44 -0400

A 38-year-old man who cut his father, then left Bulloch County with his wife and children after threatening to kill the children and himself, has been arrested in North Carolina, authorities said.

2014-08-19 12:13:40 -0400

        Just a little past Hopeulikit sits a non-descript metal building. Most people never even notice it.

2014-08-18 19:29:17 -0400

        Georgia Southern University and its College of Business are partnering with Renew Merchandise, one of the world's leaders in turning recyclables into clothes, to begin offering Georgia Southern licensed apparel made from GSU's own recycled plastic bottles.

2014-08-18 19:27:13 -0400

Statesboro police are keeping quiet about details of a fatal shooting at Park Place Apartments Friday night because the case is still under active investigation, but a relative of the victim said his uncle was an innocent bystander.

2014-08-18 17:03:42 -0400



    PITTSBURGH — Jason Heyward and Andrelton Simmons homered to begin a six-run first inning, and the Atlanta Braves beat the sliding Pittsburgh Pirates 7-3 on Monday night for their fourth consecutive victory.

2014-08-18 20:13:05 -0400

Statesboro Business News

        The Vidalia Onion Committee is currently seeking nominations for their grower Board of Directors. The committee elects four new members each year as part of an annual process. There are currently four member spots and four alternate board spots available.

2014-08-11 18:31:06 -0400

        In the 1930s, while selling insurance in Waycross, Loy A. Waters Sr. called on the owner of a local furniture store. He thought it was an interesting business model and decided to move back home to Twin City and open L.A. Waters furniture in 1934.

2014-08-04 21:49:51 -0400

        Measuring about 500 square feet, Gifted is one of the smallest stores you're likely to read about here, but it has a highly visible location - inside East Georgia Regional Medical Center.

2014-08-04 17:43:42 -0400

        No more worrying if you remembered everything the doctor said.

2014-08-04 17:39:40 -0400

        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

        Today, 12 years ago, my life's priorities changed dramatically when my wife's doctor uttered three words, "you have cancer."

2014-07-28 19:01:55 -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

        With about 125 miles of fiber optic cable now being laid to serve Statesboro and Hinesville, Hargray Communications will become the fifth provider of fiber-based, high-speed Internet service in the Statesboro market.

2014-07-21 18:42:09 -0400
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