A man shot and wounded two Georgia police officers executing a search warrant early Monday, prompting officers to return fire, killing him, authorities said.
D. Wayne Akins Jr., chief retail banking officer of Synovus Bank and a 1985 graduate of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences has received the college's Alumni Association's Alumni Award of Excellence.
Construction is underway for Statesboro's newest hotel located off the bypass at 1576 Brampton Avenue, behind the Parker's convenience store.
2016 has been another landmark year for Bulloch Telephone Cooperative. The staff and board of the Cooperative have a lot of accomplishments to celebrate as the year comes to an end.
Mr. and Mrs. Freddie E. Tucker of Statesboro celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at home with family. The couple was married on Dec. 8, 1956. They have three children, Traci Hart of Statesboro, Staci Cowart of Gastonia, N.C., and Kevin Tucker of Brooklet; seven grandchildren, Ashtyn Brown, Addison Hart, James and Jake Cowart, Ericka Perdue, Katie and Lindsey Tucker; and five great-grandchildren, Alex and Alyssa Cowart, Ava and Layla Brown and Anna Kendrick.
There are fewer and fewer leaves on the sycamore tree each day. More and more sky showing through the satin-smooth branches. Its neighbors in the backyard - two saw-tooth oaks - are disrobing at a slightly slower rate, but they, too, are approaching nakedness. When the wind picks up, the trees sway and rattle, wiggle and rustle, like a little girl in a crinoline. An irritated liveliness. A frustrated animation.
Note: The following is one of a series of columns looking at the first road systems in Georgia and Bulloch County.
Q: My husband and I are looking forward to hosting our children and grandchildren over the holidays - or were. We were recently informed that our 30-something daughter and two of her children have decided to go completely "vegan" and gluten-free and will only eat food that is devoid of any and all animal and wheat products.
Kay Franklin Miller of Metter announces the engagement of her daughter, Ansley Katherine Bird of Metter, to Kameron Trent Tatum of Reidsville, son of Kim Youngblood Tatum and Kennon Trent Tatum of Reidsville.
Mr. and Mrs. James S. Riggs of Statesboro are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Julia Clarke Riggs of Porterdale, Georgia, to Anthony Carmelo "Tony" Chatfield of Covington, Georgia. Tony is the son of Mrs. Ann Schembri Chatfield and the late Mr. Elvin Chatfield Jr. of Ringgold, Ga.
Harlene Joyce Edwards
By CHRIS STANLEY
BALTIMORE - The Army football team and its fans around the world can finally rejoice.
NEW YORK - Lamar Jackson leapt over a loaded field of Heisman Trophy contenders early in the season and by the time he slowed down nobody could catch him.
Patricia Carroll Henley
Man of the Decade