Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, May 4, 2008
That old vase that belonged to your great grandmother – how much is it worth? Those cash-for-gold commercials that are on TV all the time – can you really get good money for old, broken jewelry? And what about the old coin you found in the back yard?
Budget problems for Statesboro continue as the city council will debate Tuesday whether or not to raise water and sewer rates and fees.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, May 1, 2008
A sharp-eyed Bulloch County Sheriff's deputy questioned a man acting suspiciously and linked him to a recent auto theft, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.
At Southeast Bulloch High School, there are many organizations and associations students may belong to, including Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA), the Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), and the National FFA (formerly Future Farmers of America).
Langston Chapel Elementary School third grade teacher Susan Proctor gets a lift from Statesboro High basketball player Michael Sawyer.
In spite of the first confirmed case of swine flu appearing in Georgia Thursday, there is no need to panic, said Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, April 30, 2008
A Bulloch County Sheriff's deputy on his way home Monday ended up working a longer shift than expected when a speeder he tried to stop fled.
Three men robbed a Grover Lakes area convenience store Tuesday night and Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson hopes citizens step forward with information that will end in the suspects' arrest.
A world of fast food and slowed activity has led the nation to become obese - and Bulloch County hasn't been spared from the trend. But the Georgia Southern University College of Health and Human Sciences hopes to team with the Bulloch County Health Department - and other community leaders - to combat the problem through education.
Something killed a cow and injured another Saturday night near Olive Branch Road in Bryan County, and Bryan County Animal Control Officer Valerie Barnard said her coworker - and a Department of Natural Resources ranger who went along with him - said the attack was from "a big cat."
Taste of the Town - April 29, 2009
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, April 29, 2008
Following an intense discussion with references to the Nazi swastika, the flag of the terrorist group Isis and the U.S. Constitution, people carrying Confederate battle flags inside the Bulloch County Commission meeting room Tuesday were asked to leave after a unanimous vote. Commissioners, however, took no action regarding a petition to remove a Confederate soldier memorial from the county courthouse square.
Statesboro City Council launched a search for a new city manager Tuesday, a full year after firing former City Manager Frank Parker. A proposal to create a new deputy city manager post for interim City Manager Robert Cheshire is also on the table.
The mother of a rap artist who is being held in the Bulloch County Jail on drugs, guns and other charges testified in court Tuesday during a motion to reconsider her son's denial of bond.
ATLANTA - Georgia's agriculture commissioner can set a packing date for the state's famed Vidalia onions, an appeals court has ruled.
About 30 trucks, cars and motorcycles paraded from Wal-Mart on Northside Drive to the Bulloch County Courthouse Sunday afternoon after a brief rally in support of the Confederate battle flag.
Statesboro's Mainstreet Farmers Market shows up in some "best of" lists, and recently moved up in the "101 Best Farmers Markets in America" published by the food and drink website The Daily Meal.
Georgia law requires all boaters born on or after Jan. 1, 1998, to take a boating education course before operating a motorized vessel on the state's waters. This requirement is an effort to educate boaters and increase safety awareness. Persons needing to meet these requirements can take online courses or a classroom course offered by conservation officers at select locations around the state. For information about online courses, go to www.goboatgeorgia.com and click "Boating," then "Boater Education."
The business and banking community breathed a long sigh of relief as the regulatory order for Statesboro's Farmers and Merchants Bank was lifted by the FDIC.
For the second consecutive year, Prevent Child Abuse Bulloch County and United Way of Southeast Georgia are partnering for "Fill the Bus," an annual back-to-school supply drive. Fill the Bus allows citizens the opportunity to provide school supplies for children in need in the Bulloch County school system.
Having been an outdoorsman all his life and spending 21 years as a Boy Scout leader, Eagle Scout Richard Morriss' love of nature recently took him a few steps farther - approximately 5 million steps, in fact.
While 48 percent of the Bulloch County Schools' students are ethnic minorities, including 37.3 percent who are African-American, only 13.8 percent of the school system's certified teachers and administrators are minorities, including 12.3 percent who are African-American.
A fast moving thunderstorm that hit Statesboro about 4:30 Saturday afternoon delayed the Firecracker Fest at Mill Creek Park, but didn't dampen the annual celebration of the Fourth of July. By the time the fireworks show started at 9:15, the park was jammed with thousands joining in the giant party for the 239th birthday of the United States.
ATLANTA - Teachers and state employees in Georgia are paying more for their health care than other public sector employees, according to a new study by the state Department of Community Health.
Statesboro Mayor Jan Moore was elected to the board of directors of the Georgia Municipal Association during the GMA's annual meeting in Savannah June 28.
CHICAGO - For nearly a century, insulin has been a life-saving diabetes treatment. Now scientists are testing a tantalizing question: What if pills containing the same medicine patients inject every day could also prevent the disease?