Statesboro Local News

        Most people face some sort of financial emergency during their lifetime. An emergency could range from home and car repairs, to a job loss or health scare.

2014-07-13 20:51:46 -0400

    James Thompson Jr. and Joyce Miller Thompson of Portal will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on July 20, 2014.

2014-07-13 17:55:20 -0400

         Soccer — or football, as it’s known in the rest of the world — is deadly serious business in the United Kingdom.   

2014-07-13 17:54:58 -0400

         Summertime is grilling season, and whether you prefer cooking with charcoal or gas, one thing is certain: a cold beverage makes everything taste better. Summer offers endless opportunities for matching lighter, refreshing wines with simple, easy-to-prepare foods. Whether you’re grilling meats, vegetables or dessert this season, I’d like to share a few tips about pairing food and wine to help you get the most flavor on your plate.

2014-07-13 17:54:50 -0400

         Summertime fun seems like it’s just begun, but only a few weeks remain before the first school bell rings. I hope you’ve used every opportunity to make terrific summer memories, with swimming quests, hiking explorations, picnics, boiled peanuts and watermelon, camping excursions, baseball and softball tournaments, fresh fruit and vegetable delicacies and late-night reading adventures. Walk barefoot in the grass, swing on the porch and drink lots of lemonade this month to enjoy and celebrate everything summertime offers. Squeeze in some of the holidays below to create sensational summer fun with those you love.

2014-07-13 17:54:36 -0400

        So you’re looking for something to do this weekend in Statesboro, and next week, you have some relatives visiting who really want to check out the Lucas Theatre in Savannah, one of whom is also a history buff who wants to learn a little about Georgia’s past.

2014-07-13 08:32:34 -0400

        This is the first of two candidate profiles planned ahead of the July 22 runoff.

2014-07-12 21:34:23 -0400

            Youth programs at the Averitt Center for the Arts are looking forward to a strong year. 

2014-07-12 21:32:13 -0400

        Taking the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests for the last time, students at Brooklet Elementary School were Bulloch County’s highest achievers in the elementary grades, while William James, Portal and Southeast Bulloch split the middle school honors, excelling at different grade levels.

2014-07-12 21:28:35 -0400



    CHICAGO — Chris Johnson and the Atlanta Braves capitalized on a day when the ball was flying at Wrigley Field.

2014-07-12 20:29:09 -0400

Statesboro Business News

        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

        When the Coca-Cola 125 Raceway opens Friday, drivers of all ages - provided they're at least 7 years old and tall enough to reach both the steering wheel and brakes - will be able to experience the thrill of stock car racing in miniature.

2014-06-23 17:25:26 -0400

        Sharri Edenfield of Edenfield, Cox, Bruce & Classens, P.C., in Statesboro was installed as the 68th president of the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia on June 6 during the organization's annual meeting. She was sworn in by her uncle, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia Judge B. Avant Edenfield.

2014-06-19 11:08:30 -0400

        I have always heard that two keys to success in business are: Keep your overhead low and keep your opinions to yourself.

2014-06-16 20:40:15 -0400

        Flavors of Louisiana with just a hint of Asia at The Boiling Shrimp, open since April 25, bring freshly prepared seafood back to the one-time Captain Joe's building on U.S. 301 South.

2014-06-16 20:37:04 -0400
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