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No new qualifiers for City Offices | Qualifying ends 8/20

No new qualifiers for City Offices | Qualifying ends 8/20

Qualifying for the City of Statesboro's Municipal General Election opened on Monday, August 16th. On the ballot in the November 2 election are the offices of Mayor and City Council Seats 1 and 4.
School Bus Accident in the City | Bus evacuated | no injuries

School Bus Accident in the City | Bus evacuated | no injuries

A Bulloch County school bus was involved in an accident on Bermuda Run at the entrance of Market 100 on Tuesday, August 17. The bus had just began its afternoon elementary route.
OTC Provides EMR Certificate To Help Ambulance Drivers Meet State Requirements

OTC Provides EMR Certificate To Help Ambulance Drivers Meet State Requirements

Ogeechee Technical College’s Emergency Medical Responder Certificate will help current and prospective responders meet minimum requirements to retain or obtain their licenses.
All elementary school afternoon routes to pick up at 2 p.m.Certain routes change morning pick up times

All elementary school afternoon routes to pick up at 2 p.m.Certain routes change morning pick up times

A bus driver shortage has caused Bulloch County Schools to temporarily alter some of its bus route schedules. The temporary changes are due to an ongoing labor shortage and the pandemic. Beginning Tuesday, Aug.
Mayor McCollar and Councilman Riggs draw opposition on day one of qualifying

Mayor McCollar and Councilman Riggs draw opposition on day one of qualifying

Qualifying for the City of Statesboro's Municipal General Election opened on Monday, August 16th. On the ballot in the November 2 election are the offices of Mayor and City Council Seats 1 and 4.
OTC appoints Pennington and Summers to Local Board of Directors

OTC appoints Pennington and Summers to Local Board of Directors

Ogeechee Technical College announces the appointment of Stephen Pennington and Michael Summers to its local board of directors, both of whom will sit for their first board meeting on August 17, 2021.
Qualifying for Mayor and City Council Election Districts 1 & 4 opens Monday, 8/16

Qualifying for Mayor and City Council Election Districts 1 & 4 opens Monday, 8/16

Qualifying for the City of Statesboro's Municipal General Election opens on Monday, August 16th at 8:30 a.m. through Friday, August 20th at 4:30 p.m.
OTC launches new Manufacturing Engineering Technology program this fall

OTC launches new Manufacturing Engineering Technology program this fall

August 23 will mark the first day of classes for the new Manufacturing Engineering Technology program at Ogeechee Technical College. The new program offers degree, diploma, and two certificate options for completion.
Jared Burnsed, Statesboro businessman, dead at 35

Jared Burnsed, Statesboro businessman, dead at 35

Local businessman Jared Burnsed owned the highly popular Reflective Collective in downtown Statesboro. Jared Burnsed, Owner of Reflective Collective in Downtown Statesboro The downtown Statesboro business community was rocked twice on Tuesday.
Brooklet man dies after being burned in a January house fire

Brooklet man dies after being burned in a January house fire

Jesse Thomas, Jr., 64 of Brooklet, Georgia died last week from injuries sustained in a house fire in Brooklet on January 3 of this year. His funeral service will be Saturday, August 14. Hills Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Jesse Thomas, Jr.