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EDA requests help with broadband project

“In today’s information-driven global economy, e-connectivity is not simply an amenity – it has become essential. E-connectivity, or electronic connectivity, is more than just connecting households, schools, and healthcare centers to each other as well as the rest of the world through high-speed Int


Sheriff’s office provides in-depth look at law enforcement career to teens

BULLOCH COUNTY, GA (WTOC) -A group of teens in Bulloch County will be the first cadets in the inaugural Explorer post class. They’ll study law enforcement careers up close from the people who serve and protect every day.


East GA Regional Medical Center upgrades to DaVinci Xi robot

STATESBORO, GA (WTOC) - If you’ve had surgery lately, there’s a good chance the doctor did the work without actually touching you. They can do that thanks to robotic arms. We got an up close look at some equipment doctors in Statesboro now have to complete the surgery and get you back on your feet.


J.C. Lewis Ford Statesboro and J.C. Lewis Lincoln Statesboro Celebrates New Dealership and Quick Lane Service Center

J.C. Lewis Ford Statesboro and J.C. Lewis Lincoln Statesboro held a ribbon-cutting event on March 28 to celebrate its newly constructed dealership and Quick Lane Tire and Auto Center, thank community leaders who helped during the building process and welcome members of the community for tours.


Several local county governments are looking to fill exciting positions

5 years of Public Works or Maintenance Mgt. experience. Valid Georgia driver's license/Clean driving record. APPLY: http://www.chathamsheriff.org/Careers/Careers-Overview. Valid South Carolina driver's license APPLY: https://ess.bcgov.net/MSSProd/employmentopportunities/default.aspx.


Statesboro Commission on Diversity and Inclusion to host listening session on campus Tuesday

The Statesboro Commission on Diversity and Inclusion is hosting a listening session on campus Tuesday at Georgia Southern's Nesmith-Lane Center located at 847 Plant Dr. at 6 p.m.


Building for Rent or Sale

Building for rent or sale in downtown Swainsboro. This is the old Stratford Home Outlet/Rhonda’s on 80, at 215 East Main Street. Rent is $500 a month, plus deposit, insurance, and utilities.


Work on school sewer project underway

Work by the City of Millen on its school sewer project is progressing on College Avenue. The City was awarded a $456,000 Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) loan by the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA) board of directors to fund the project. The city will pay 1.63% interest on the


A Statesboro man wants answers about a re-occurring bill he's tried canceling

STATESBORO, Ga. (WSAV) - One Bulloch County man wants answers about a re-occurring bill that continues to drain money from his bank account. Tim Humphrey's father, Mike, died last December in a house fire. Humphrey helped pay some of his father's bills when he was alive, but now, he's still getting


Champions soar at Evans Co. Special Olympics

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -Organizers say that the drive behind keeping the Evans County special olympics going for 15 years is the athletes and their supporters. “We are all here because the athletes get this opportunity to shine," said Amanda Locke, the coordinator of Special Olympics for Evans County.


County firefighters have a busy week

April 1 may be April Fool’s Day, but the firefighters of Emanuel County were all business handling wildland fires. At 1:57 p.m. fire departments of Cross Green, Summertown, Swainsboro, Twin City, and Georgia Forestry units fought a 1.5-acre fire on Piney Grove Road that threatened homes.


Appalachian State Men's Tennis Falls to Georgia Southern

Appalachian State University men's tennis (5-17, 1-5 SBC) suffered a 4-0 decision to Georgia Southern (15-9, 2-4 SBC) on Friday afternoon in Statesboro at the Wallis Tennis Center.


Over 200 GSU students on Statesboro campus being relocated due to structural problems

STATESBORO, GA (WTOC) - More than 200 students on Georgia Southern University’s Statesboro campus found out this week they are moving out of their campus apartments due to structural problems.


Annual Kiwanis Rodeo happening this weekend in Statesboro

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - If you enjoy broncs and bulls and roping and riding, Statesboro is the place to be this weekend. The annual Kiwanis Rodeo entertains big crowds and benefits a range of good causes. It’s happening Saturday and Sunday, but Friday, they performed for a smaller audience.


Remix - Choppin It up with Winfield Lee

Winfield Lee grew up and currently lives in Statesboro, Georgia, a small southern town with around 70 or 80 churches in the county. He grew up going to church yet hadn't really experienced Christ’s grace, love and mercy until he was 22 years old. He struggled with drugs, sex, depression and a sense


37th Annual ArtsFest to be held Saturday in Statesboro

STATESBORO, GA (WTOC) - Hundreds of young artists will get to sample different art forms Saturday as part of a Statesboro tradition. The 37th Annual ArtsFest will fill Georgia Southern’s Sweetheart Circle with paint, sculpture, and other art mediums. The university system teams with Statesboro Bullo


Oak Park officials vote to close police department

During the City of Oak Park’s regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Monday, April 1, council members and Mayor Mickey Lindsey discussed closing Oak Park Police Department. Following a town hall meeting held prior to the decision, a unanimous vote of 4-0 was cast by council with the support of Mayor


New officers for Emanuel County Republican Party

During the Emanuel County Republican Party’s county convention held in the Emanuel County Courthouse last month, four individuals were elected to serve 2-year leadership terms. Greg Johnson was elected chairman, Lisa Parham was elected vice chairman, Gary Mason was elected treasurer, and Zac Frye wa


Correction to Hillcrest Baptist Church’s “Help Wanted” Ad

The ad located on 3D of this weeks paper has an incorrect email address. Please send resumes to hbcswainsboro@gmail.com. By submitting a comment you grant Emanuel County Live a perpetual license to reproduce your words and name/web site in attribution. Inappropriate and irrelevant comments will be r


Evans County School Board approves design concept for new high school

EVANS COUNTY, GA (WTOC) - The Evans County School System is one step closer to having a new high school. The school board has approved the new school design concept. They say a big advantage of the new school is the location. It will be right beside Claxton Middle School. They say not only will it b