Statesboro Local News

Local churches that are part of the Ogeechee River Baptist Association, as well as Southern Baptist churches throughout Georgia and beyond, will contribute more than 27,000 backpacks this Christmas filled with clothes, toys, school supplies, hygiene items and Bibles to needy children along the Appalachian mountain range.

2014-12-19 19:44:15 -0500

The city-ordered investigation into whether Statesboro City Council members violated the Georgia Open Meetings Act during the tenure of former City Manager Frank Parker has cost roughly $27,500.

2014-12-19 19:40:38 -0500

Like other hospitals in the region, East Georgia Regional Medical Center is experiencing an increase in flu-related emergency-room visits.

2014-12-19 12:54:15 -0500

City Council unanimously approved the Tax Allocation District, or TAD, map and redevelopment proposal for downtown Statesboro — including South Main Street and additional areas — Tuesday.

2014-12-18 17:45:57 -0500

Statesboro resident Jeannette Bryant and her sister, a former dispatcher for the Statesboro Police Department and current resident of Atlanta, Ranada Royal, placed second on an episode of "Wheel of Fortune."

2014-12-18 17:24:16 -0500

What do a group of boys singing for their supper and Guido Gardens' Nights of Lights have in common?

2014-12-18 16:15:44 -0500

Georgia Southern University police arrested a man Tuesday in connection with a child molestation incident reported in November.

2014-12-18 16:06:50 -0500

    Region championships and state playoff berths will be determined in the coming months, but both Statesboro and Southeast Bulloch’s boys squads will get some tough non-region competition to help close out 2014 as they travel to Albany for the annual U-Save-It Classic beginning today.

2014-12-18 22:16:12 -0500

City Council received a first reading Tuesday of an ordinance that, if approved, will create a monthly fee on virtually every address in Statesboro for the improvement and maintenance of storm drains.

2014-12-17 18:39:58 -0500

The "weapon" reportedly carried by a masked man who caused a lockdown on parts of Georgia Southern University's campus Dec. 5 turned out to be an umbrella, police said.

2014-12-17 18:08:35 -0500

Statesboro Business News

        Eight Bulloch County residents graduated recently from the Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development's Region 12 Multi-Day Training Program.

2014-12-15 10:22:25 -0500

        Humble Abodes, offering "antiques, furniture, home décor and more" opened Black Friday at 39 W. Main Street.

2014-12-08 18:44:03 -0500

         When Arthur Gordon traveled to Metter years ago as editor of the faith-based magazine "Guideposts" to interview Dr. Michael and Audrey Guido for a feature story, he was taken by how simply they lived.

2014-12-08 18:33:51 -0500

        Ken Morris and his family have recently branched out from their long-established business, Heavy Equipment Services, to give Brooklet its own auto parts store for the first time in more than a decade.

2014-12-01 19:01:37 -0500

        For the month of December, in celebration of the Christmas season, I am devoting my columns to honor businesses in our community that are known as much for their heart for giving as they are for their business success.

2014-12-01 19:00:07 -0500

        Sea Island Bank, a division of Synovus Bank, announced recently that Steven Sanders was promoted to branch manager and Johnny Martin as promoted to assistant branch manager of the main office.

2014-12-01 18:52:48 -0500

In two days, we will all gather with family and friends to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday. It is a special day for many reasons, but most importantly for allowing us a time to reflect on the bountiful blessings we have all enjoyed over the past year.

2014-11-24 19:52:11 -0500

In its seventh season, the Mainstreet Farmers Market has set new records in sales for farmers and other vendors, despite still having no roof over shoppers' heads on rainy days.

2014-11-24 19:48:51 -0500

Sports Destination Management has named The Clubhouse in Statesboro one of the most outstanding venues in the United States.

2014-11-24 19:46:16 -0500
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