Statesboro Local 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

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

As the Sun Belt Conference Football Media Day gets underway today in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans — a long, long way from the Southern Conference event in the Spartanburg, S.C., Marriott — there will be many, many more questions than answers for the Georgia Southern Eagles.

2014-07-21 17:52:10 -0400

     On June 18, 25 members of the Statesboro Youth Chorale serenaded passengers of the 11:38 a.m. Jet Blue flight from Savannah to John F. Kennedy International Airport.

2014-07-20 23:00:09 -0400

    I am lying on my back. The darkness outside the window has a green tinge to it, as though the night has mildewed. If there is a moon or any stars, they are blocked by the limp branches of the mimosa trees and the shed in the backyard — neither of which I can see, both of which I know are there. Also, there is the clothesline where my mother hangs the wet sheets and towels that flap and flap and flap and come back inside dry.

2014-07-20 17:05:55 -0400

    (Note: The following is part of a series of articles looking at the growth of roads and transportation in Georgia and Bulloch County beginning in 1807.)

2014-07-20 17:04:18 -0400

    Barbara Conner, the backbone of Bulloch Academy for nearly 30 years, was recently inducted to the Georgia Independent School Association Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

2014-07-19 21:13:42 -0400

CARTERSVILLE — As they battle for Georgia's Republican nomination for the U.S Senate, Rep. Jack Kingston and businessman David Perdue appeal almost exclusively to conservative voters.

2014-07-19 20:59:06 -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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