HARROLD, Texas - Along with normal first-day jitters and excitement, students in this tiny district started school Monday wondering which teachers might be toting firearms.
''It was kind of awkward knowing that some teachers were carrying guns,'' said Adam Lira, 17, a senior. ''I don't feel like they should be, 'cause we already have locked doors and cameras. But I didn't feel threatened by it.''
A man police said robbed Statesboro's Wal-Mart early Monday is behind bars after a detective linked the stolen getaway car to the suspect and another armed robbery in Brunswick.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday August 25, 2008
Georgia Southern University alumnus W.R. "Bobby" Smith has returned to Georgia Southern University several times, and this year he's coming back again. This time he will serve as the community chair of the university's 35th edition of A Day for Southern, scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 9.
A proposal from a group of Statesboro businessmen to open a huge nightclub near the center of downtown has created a controversy among residents, the city council and even drew a threat of a possible racial discrimination lawsuit from Councilman Gary Lewis.
A search by Statesboro Police Department Crime Suppression Unit agents netted two arrests Friday after executing a search warrant at a Stambuk Lane apartment.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday August 22, 2008
Bulloch County students spent more time in the hallways than in classrooms Friday due to a number of tornado warnings issued by the National Weather Service.
The following is Severe Weather Statement from the National Weather Service:
A second bouncer accused of playing a part in a Georgia Southern University student's death at a New Orleans bar New Year's Eve, 2004, was acquitted Thursday.
Almost 20 years after retiring as head football coach of the Georgia Southern Eagles and two years after his death, Erk Russell still casts a long shadow in Statesboro, Bulloch County and Georgia.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday August 21, 2008
Rumors about the possible reinstatement of Judy McCorkle to her former position as Statesboro's city clerk have swirled around town since she was dismissed Monday, but McCorkle said no one has talked to her about the possibility.
A man making a business deposit at a Statesboro ATM Sunday morning was robbed at gunpoint, police said.
Southeast Bulloch High School's competitive cheerleading team finished off a hugely successful season last weekend with a third-place finish in the Georgia Class AAA State Cheerleading Championships.
Southeast Bulloch and Statesboro High Schools' JROTC Raider Teams traveled recently to the State Raider Meet at Spaulding High School in Griffin, and each took home top honors.
Georgia Southern University officials are investigating a complaint that Dr. Tom McMullen crosses the line to preaching in his history classes.
Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents are looking into allegations of jury tampering that led to a recent mistrial regarding a civil suit filed more than seven years ago.
After voters granted the city of Statesboro redevelopment powers through a Nov. 4 referendum, business leaders, city officials and consultants are scrambling to map a Tax Allocation District, or TAD, for downtown and to adopt a redevelopment plan before Dec. 31.
The Bulloch County Sheriff's Office, in conjunction with the Statesboro Food Bank, is providing 200 Thanksgiving meals for local families that need support and help during this time of year.
Jimmy Skrine is a man of few words.
A top Georgia Southern University administrator has been named the interim president of Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus.
After a six-day trial, a Bulloch County jury acquitted one of two men Friday charged with murdering a Statesboro preacher, but convicted the other, who was in prison at the time.
Jurors for the murder trial of a preacher killed in his sleep in June 2013 will resume deliberation today.
At 102 years old, Tommie Burroughs has better vision than a good number of people in their 30s and 40s.
The Averitt Center for the Arts will kick off the holiday season with "Christmas Around the World" performances this weekend.
A woman who pleaded guilty in the "hit style" murder of her husband testified Wednesday in the trial of two men charged in the same case.
The Pilot Club of Statesboro will host its 34th annual fundraiser breakfast on Saturday from 6-11 a.m. at RJ's Steakery.
The Seventh Annual Turkey Trot 5K will take over the streets of downtown Statesboro Saturday morning.