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Memorial Day 2016: Honoring the fallen

Memorial Day 2016: Honoring the fallen

Statesboro's Emma Kelly Theater was filled to capacity Monday as people gathered for the 2016 Memorial Day observance honoring Bulloch County's fallen soldiers.

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MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS

Up to 15 inches of rain soaks Bulloch

Up to 15 inches of rain soaks Bulloch

Tropical Depression Bonnie stalled over the Southeast last weekend, dumping torrential rains that flooded highways, dirt roads, yards and parking lots.

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Updated: may. 30, 2016 7:42 p.m.
Suspect in 3-county chase Friday remains at large

Suspect in 3-county chase Friday remains at large

The identity of a man who was the target of a search Friday following a three-county chase and crash near Statesboro is yet unknown, said ...

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Savannah's Johnny Harris closes after more than 90 years

Savannah's Johnny Harris closes after more than 90 years

SAVANNAH - Denise and Kindall Valdes dined on their favorite Southern dishes of fried chicken and world-famous barbecue on Saturday afternoon. It's a meal the ...

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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - A local success story: Cotton's Tire grows

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - A local success story: Cotton's Tire grows

             Working as a salesman for a tire wholesaler, Mike Price called on a small tire store in Sylvania. When he made his pitch to Cotton ...

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Bulloch County's 2016 high school valedictorians

Bulloch County's 2016 high school valedictorians

Bulloch Academy: William Downs

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Updated: may. 29, 2016 9:37 p.m.
Four schools getting new principals

Four schools getting new principals

As a result of one principal retiring, one getting hired as a superintendent by another county, and Bulloch County’s school board and superintendent working ...

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Memorial Day speaker to share Pearl Harbor insights

Memorial Day speaker to share Pearl Harbor insights

As featured speaker Monday for this year’s Bulloch County Memorial Day Remembrance, John Sullivan will talk about a visit he made to Pearl Harbor ...

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More Atlantic storms predicted for 2016

More Atlantic storms predicted for 2016

    MIAMI — U.S. government forecasters expect a near-normal Atlantic hurricane season, after three relatively slow years. But they also say climate conditions that influence storm ...

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Haralson leaves for superintendent’s job

Haralson leaves for superintendent’s job

Dr. Shawn Haralson said goodbye Friday to the children at Langston Chapel Elementary School. Having served as principal of four Bulloch County schools in 11 ...

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Suspect flees after chase

Suspect flees after chase

Although Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson called off Friday’s search for a fugitive suspect involved in a high speed chase spanning three-counties, deputies remained ...

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‘Missing Man Table’ honors fallen veterans

‘Missing Man Table’ honors fallen veterans

For almost a decade, Vandy’s Restaurant in the Statesboro Mall has provided a meal to veterans on Memorial Day. This year, however, the restaurant ...

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City to resurface West Parrish

City to resurface West Parrish

The city of Statesboro has budgeted to resurface West Parrish Street, from North Main Street to Highway 80 West, this fall.

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School board seats all decided

School board seats all decided

Because of Tuesday’s election, Heather Mims will be District 7’s new member on the Bulloch County Board of Education beginning in January, while ...

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Commission race 2A headed for runoff

Commission race 2A headed for runoff

One of three Bulloch County Commission races is headed for a runoff, but candidates in the other races swept the votes by significant margins.

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Hall and Muldrew head to runoff

Hall and Muldrew head to runoff

Attorneys Martha Hall and Michael Muldrew will continue their campaigns to a July 26 runoff after they emerged as the two top vote-getters Tuesday in ...

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Probate judge race goes to runoff

Probate judge race goes to runoff

Lorna DeLoach, a legal assistant, and Charles Aaron, a local attorney, will face off July 26 in a runoff election to become Bulloch County’s ...

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Brown wins primary for sheriff’s seat

Brown wins primary for sheriff’s seat

Bulloch County sheriff’s Sgt. Noel Brown defeated Chief Deputy Jared Akins in a sometimes contentious contest Tuesday in the Republican primary for Bulloch County ...

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Final local election results by the numbers

Final local election results by the numbers

With all 16 precincts reporting:

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Shots fired in dog attack startles children

Shots fired in dog attack startles children

              Shots fired by a Statesboro police officer that killed a reportedly aggressive pit bulldog Monday caused a nearby child care center to send children inside ...

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3 commission seats contested

3 commission seats contested

About 11 percent of registered Bulloch County voters took advantage of the early voting period, which ended Friday. The rest will get their chance at ...

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Averitt summer camps filling up

Averitt summer camps filling up

Registration deadlines are fast approaching for summer camps at the Averitt Center for the Arts, and program director Tony Phillips said he expects more than ...

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Ga. OKs $7.5M for joint seaport with SC

Ga. OKs $7.5M for joint seaport with SC

SAVANNAH - The Georgia Ports Authority approved $7.5 million on Monday for the first big steps toward building a new seaport terminal on the Savannah ...

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New leader at Hospice

New leader at Hospice

             Next week when Ogeechee Area Hospice founder Nancy Bryant retires a second time as the hospice's executive director, she won't exactly be leaving ...

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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Tourism continues to grow in Georgia, Bulloch

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Tourism continues to grow in Georgia, Bulloch

             Community leaders came together last week to celebrate another banner year for tourism in Statesboro and Bulloch County.

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Adventures in Scouting

Adventures in Scouting

Connor Calhoun, a member of Boy Scout Troop 342 of Statesboro, recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout. He received the highest award in Scouting ...

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Updated: may. 23, 2016 6:35 p.m.
3 seeking Superior Court post

3 seeking Superior Court post

Three candidates are vying for the position of Superior Court Judge for the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit, which spans Bulloch, Effingham, Jenkins and Screven counties.

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Probate judge race could go to runoff

Probate judge race could go to runoff

With five candidates – and no incumbent – the Bulloch County Probate Court judge race is the local contest in Tuesday’s election where a runoff is ...

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Main event set for Tuesday

Main event set for Tuesday

A little less than 11 percent of Bulloch County’s 30,298 active registered voters cast ballots during three weeks of early voting or mailed ...

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Red Cross hopes to stay ahead of summer blood shortage

Red Cross hopes to stay ahead of summer blood shortage

The American Red Cross is trying to counter the summer slowdown in blood donations in Bulloch County with a series of blood drives leading up ...

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Community Reading Fair Saturday at Statesboro High

Community Reading Fair Saturday at Statesboro High

This Saturday brings the inaugural Bulloch County Community Reading Fair, with free books and prizes, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Statesboro ...

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Districts 1 and 7 deciding BOE races

Districts 1 and 7 deciding BOE races

Voters in two districts, about one-fourth of Bulloch County’s population, are making choices in the current election for who will represent them on the ...

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Splash set to open

Splash set to open

While rain may be in the forecast, the slides will be open, the lounge chairs out and the Lazy River flowing, as Splash in the ...

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City taking police chief applications until June 6

City taking police chief applications until June 6

Qualified law enforcement officers have until June 6 to apply for the job of Statesboro chief of police.

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Sheriff candidates address overtime issue

Sheriff candidates address overtime issue

During this year's race for the Bulloch County sheriff's seat, candidates Noel Brown and Jared Akins each have addressed topics of interest to ...

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Updated: may. 18, 2016 10:56 p.m.
Akins, Brown talk experience, roles and crime

Akins, Brown talk experience, roles and crime

With the general primary election just days away, Bulloch County sheriff candidates Noel Brown and Jared Akins each are working to reach voters with messages ...

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Updated: may. 18, 2016 10:56 p.m.
City spending on pipes, south and north

City spending on pipes, south and north

The city of Statesboro is moving forward with two $1 million-plus pipeline projects, miles outside the city limits in nearly opposite directions. One is part ...

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Updated: may. 18, 2016 10:55 p.m.
5K to benefit Joseph Home, 7th Mile Farm

5K to benefit Joseph Home, 7th Mile Farm

A cross-country 5K race to benefit Broken Shackle Ranch Joseph House and Fostering Bulloch's 7th Mile Farm is slated for Saturday, and organizers hope ...

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4-H to host rabies vaccination clinic

4-H to host rabies vaccination clinic

The Bulloch County Extension Service and Bulloch County 4-H will host its annual rabies clinic Saturday. Vaccinations will cost $10 each.

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Southern Cruisers 25th anniversary show Saturday

Southern Cruisers 25th anniversary show Saturday

Southern Cruisers will host its 25th anniversary edition car and truck show Saturday at the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fairgrounds, with vendors, door prizes, valve-cover races and ...

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Hear from local candidates, help feed the hungry

Hear from local candidates, help feed the hungry

A political forum planned for Friday will combine last-minute campaigning with a food drive, said Lindsay Gribble, communications director for the Bulloch County Republican Party ...

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Kid's World's Frazier named state Pre-K Teacher of the Year finalist

Kid's World's Frazier named state Pre-K Teacher of the Year finalist

Channie Frazier, who teaches prekindergarten at Kid's World Learning Center on Statesboro's Savannah Avenue, was surprised Tuesday morning when state officials, with reporters ...

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Spring Fling at New Hope Methodist to honor Emma Kelly

Spring Fling at New Hope Methodist to honor Emma Kelly

New Hope United Methodist Church will hold a Spring Fling benefit Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. The community is ...

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Investigation continues into Friday shooting deaths

Investigation continues into Friday shooting deaths

Although autopsies are completed, Statesboro police are not releasing details regarding the deaths of a young man and teenage girl who were found in a ...

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Loggerhead sea turtle nesting underway

Loggerhead sea turtle nesting underway

SAVANNAH - Conservationists anticipate another strong year for nesting by rare sea turtles on the coasts of Georgia and the Carolinas after nest totals last year ...

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FEMAC big on security

FEMAC big on security

              Last year, a nationwide security industry publication named Corey Hendrix one of 20 leading security integrators under age 40 in the United States. In April ...

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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Mooney family sells Willingway to national group

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Mooney family sells Willingway to national group

             After 45 years of local ownership, the Mooney family has announced the sale of Willingway Hospital to Summit BHC, a leading provider of addiction treatment ...

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Abigail Sneathen graduates Summa from Reinhardt University

Abigail Sneathen graduates Summa from Reinhardt University

             Reinhardt University in Waleska, Ga., announced that Abigail Taylor Sneathen graduated Summa Cum Laude during graduation exercises May 6. Abi is a 2012 graduate of ...

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Portal still looking for principal

Portal still looking for principal

Superintendent Charles Wilson recommended a new principal for Portal Middle High School. But the Bulloch County Board of Education on Thursday rejected his recommendation on ...

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Two dead in apartment shooting

Two dead in apartment shooting

Statesboro police are investigating a deadly shooting at Connection Apartments on Stambuck Lane Friday night.

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