The Tide: Izola’s closing leaves a voidThe Current GANewsBreak Contributor
Army Sergeant and Family Found Dead in Domestic IncidentCarl BelenNewsBreak Contributor
Tragic Discovery: Soldier and Family Found Dead at Fort Stewart HomeAFmitrynewsNewsBreak Contributor
Tragedy Strikes Fort Stewart Army Base as Family of Four Found DeadiSkyCreations - News & MediaNewsBreak Contributor
Tragic Loss of Family of Four at Fort Stewart, GeorgiaLele StricklandNewsBreak Contributor
TVA retires Bull Run Fossil Plant in Claxton
CLAXTON, Tenn. (WATE) — The Tennessee Valley Authority officially retired the Bull Run Fossil Plant in Claxton on Friday, according to a release from the TVA. The plant provided more than 270 million megawatt hours of electricity since it went into service in 1967. Bull Run finished it’s final stretch with a 48-day continuous run […]
Statesboro Police Searching for Teenage Murder Suspect
• Statesboro Police are searching for a 19-year-old teen named Anthony Jermail Johnson who is accused of shooting and killing a man. • The shooting occurred on Success Court in Statesboro, Georgia, after 3 p.m.
GA statesboro's Most Loveable Dogs Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around statesboro.
Press Release: Evans County Sheriff’s Office and Claxton Police Follow Last Months Search Warrants with a Second Round and Make Multiple Arrests
Sheriff@evanssherrif.org firstname.lastname@example.org. The Evans County Sheriff’s Office and Claxton Police Follow Last Months Search Warrants with a Second Round and Make Multiple Arrests. On Sunday November 19, 2023 in the early morning hours, six search warrants were executed in Claxton, Georgia. During investigations into a rash of gun violence,...
16th Christmas in Claxton Saturday; Anderson family to lead annual parade
UPDATE – November 29, 9:00 a.m. – The Chamber of Commerce is closely monitoring the weather forecast for this coming Saturday, December 2nd. Unfortunately, at the present time it calls for a 60% chance of rain throughout the weekend. The Chamber will continue to monitor the forecast and make a decision about proceeding with planned activities for the 16th Annual Christmas in Claxton Celebration within the next 36 hours. The Fruitcake Bake-Off will be held as scheduled, Saturday, December 2nd at Claxton City Hall. Updates will be shared via email and social media.
Hyundai to host Metaplant career fair in Statesboro
STATESBORO, Ga. (WSAV) – Hyundai Motor Group Metaplant America (HMGMA) is hosting a career fair next week for production and maintenance positions. It’s set for Wednesday, Dec. 6, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Ogeechee Tech in Statesboro (1 Joe Kennedy Blvd.). Recruiters will be available to discuss job training, company benefits and future […]
ECSO investigators catching crime
What has seemed like an uptick in crime within the past several months is an example of the hard work the Criminal Investigation Division of the Evans County Sheriff’s Office is putting forth to keep our cities safe. With investigative units taking on a larger caseload, more crimes are being investigated and reported – leading to criminals being brought to justice.
Georgia High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Tattnall County Today - December 2
If you're questioning how to watch today's local high school basketball action in Tattnall County, Georgia, keep your browser fixed on this page. The details you need are outlined below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune...
Hinesville celebrates grand opening of business incubator with help of GS BIG
The Hinesville Development Authority, Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and the city of Hinesville, in partnership with Georgia Southern University’s Business Innovation Group (BIG), have launched the very first Hinesville Business Incubator, partially funded by an Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant. The incubator is located across the street from Georgia Southerns Liberty Campus in downtown Hinesville. "I am immensely proud of the united effort to bring the Small Business Incubator to our community,” said Mayor of Hinesville Allen Brown. “This invaluable asset will serve as a wellspring of innovation and a cornerstone of growth for our community. It is not merely...
Today the gas price is close to $2.71 in Lyons as of 2023-12-02. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.247, a week ago the price is $3.259 , according to AAA.
Southern Towns Celebrate Cultural Heritage with Pecan Festivals
As pecan trees unfurl their leaves to the warm southern sun, two towns in the United States gear up for celebrations that honor their agricultural roots and cultural heritage. Denton, Texas, and Denton, Georgia, alongside the nearby town of Register, Georgia, each prepare for their respective pecan festivals—distinct events that showcase the significance of this native nut.
SPD investigating a homicide leaving one dead after shooting
UPDATE 9:00 PM 11/30: The suspect remains at large however Mike Broadhead, SPD Police Chief said, "We are getting great cooperation from the public and are making good progress on the case and are collecting useful evidence." The deceased has been identified. SPD is grateful for the communities help. Detectives spent the evening processing the scene and following various leads. It is believed that the homicide was a witnessed event and detectives are asking for the public’s help in gathering information concerning the offender. Anyone with information should contact SPD. See ways to do that at the bottom of the story. Statesboro Police Department (SPD)...
UPDATE: ADOPTED – Adoptable Pet of the Week: Logan
Logan is approximately 1 year old and 51 lbs. He is up-to-date on vaccinations, including rabies. He has been neutered. He had a rough past, but is sweet and happy now. Logan is available for adoption at the Bulloch County Animal Shelter. If you are interested in meeting him in person, contact the shelter at 912-764-4529 to make an appointment! Reminder: As part of a safety policy, visitors are required to wear closed toe shoes.
Fire Devastates Home on Caramel Drive in Statesboro, Cause Still Unknown
Discover the aftermath of a devastating fire that destroyed a home on Caramel Drive in Statesboro, Bullock County. Learn about the heroic efforts of the fire department, the condition of the homeowners, and the ongoing investigation into the cause of the fire.
Portal delivers statement win over Brooklet Southeast Bulloch
Portal earned a convincing 72-12 win over Brooklet Southeast Bulloch in a Georgia girls basketball matchup on Dec. 1.
Flint River wins GIAA 1A football championship
MACON, Ga. (WTVM) - The Flint River Wildcats are GIAA 1A football champions! Flint River beat Robert Toombs Christian Academy, 14-7, on Friday. Congratulations to the Wildcats, who have won a championship after finishing 5-5 last season. Please see the video player above for Sports Leader 9′s full coverage from Macon.
Claxton Rotary ‘Feed the Needy’ project serves up 16th Annual Thanksgiving Meal
On Monday, November 20, approximately 20 Rotarians, under the leadership of member Chuck Jones and his super-efficient assembly line, distributed 200 boxes of food with 100 chicken fryers (one per car) until nothing was left. For more of this story pick up a copy of this week’s edition of The...
Report: Georgia Southern football to part ways with assistant coach Kevin Whitley
STATESBORO, Ga. — Georgia Southern football will part ways with assistant coach Kevin Whitley. A Georgia Southern athletic spokesperson told WJCL 22 News, "Kevin Whitley will not be with us for bowl preparation, and his contract for 20-24 will not be renewed." Whitely spent five seasons with the Eagles...
Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairies: Nutcracker tradition returns to the Statesboro stage
This holiday season, Statesboro had the pleasure of welcoming back a timeless favorite—the enchanting Nutcracker Ballet. Presented by the Averitt Center for the Arts and the graceful dancers from the Cotton Rose School of Dance, this spectacular performance was made possible by the generous sponsorship of Morris Bank & Gabe T. Cliett. The auditorium was alive with holiday cheer throughout the entire weekend, drawing in full-house audiences. Adding to the festive atmosphere, a delightful table near the ticketing booth showcased an array of nutcracker-themed gifts, ornaments, and handcrafted items, which made perfect memorabilia for the performance. Offering shows throughout the last decade,...
Brooklet Peanut Festival: A Heartwarming Blend of Agriculture and Community
Each August, the town of Brooklet, Georgia, is transformed into a dynamic center of merriment as it hosts the annual Brooklet Peanut Festival. This event is more than a fair; it's a heartfelt homage to the town's agricultural heritage and its significant peanut production. The festival commences with the invigorating Peanut Run, followed by a vibrant parade that brings the community together in a display of local pride and joy. Throughout the day, attendees of all ages can indulge in arts and crafts, savor a multitude of food options, and enjoy the amusement vendors, all set to the soundtrack of live entertainment.