Statesboro Local News

CLEVELAND, Ga. — Standing in a loose circle with one hand raised, a group of about five dozen adults recited an oath to be the best adoptive parent in the world. Then, when the word was given, they scrambled around the room to find the perfect baby.

2014-12-24 11:48:04 -0500



    BOSTON — Meb Keflezighi strode alone down Boylston Street, past the patched-up sidewalks and re-opened restaurants that line the path to the Boston Marathon finish line. On his race bib he had the names of those killed there by a pair of homemade bombs, and on his shoulders he would soon drape an American flag.

2014-12-24 11:47:27 -0500

COLUMBIA, Miss. — Power companies struggled to restore electricity to thousands of people in Mississippi on Wednesday, a day after a powerful storm swept through the southeastern U.S. and killed at least four people.

2014-12-24 11:38:15 -0500


       

2014-12-23 22:56:25 -0500

Bulloch County's courthouse square has become a forum for debate over religion.

2014-12-23 20:18:06 -0500

Issues over the use of parking spaces for people with disabilities became more noticeable during the Christmas season, say two volunteers who - in different ways - have been reminding Statesboro drivers of the law.

2014-12-23 20:14:04 -0500

What began as one man's effort to make a difference has grown into an annual tradition that brings Christmas joy to kids facing a sparse holiday.

2014-12-23 20:12:53 -0500

Some men farm for a living, and others live to farm.

2014-12-23 14:23:36 -0500

Bulloch County sheriff's deputies on patrol Sunday captured a man wanted in connection to a murder in Liberty County.

2014-12-23 10:36:38 -0500

Law enforcement officers conducting a drug investigation at Blakewoods Apartments Thursday arrested a man wanted by both county and city authorities on outstanding warrants.

2014-12-22 22:46:31 -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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