NEW YORK - While big-city jails get most of the attention, lockups in small and medium-sized counties have actually driven the overall explosion in the U.S. inmate population, according to a new analysis of 45 years of jail statistics.
Bulloch County again has two schools ranked among the top Title I schools in Georgia, and they are the same two as last year: Brooklet Elementary School in the "highest performing" category and Portal Middle High School again in the "highest progress" category of Reward schools.
Mrs. Elizabeth Lynn Chassereau Crider
A 2005 graduate of Statesboro High School, Adam Nubern and his wife, Lindsey, spent the past
After an investigation lasting four months, a Bulloch County sheriff's investigator charged a 19-year-old man with molesting an 8-year-old relative.
WASHINGTON - After terrorist attacks at home and abroad, more Americans than ever - but still less than half - support sending U.S. ground troops to fight the Islamic State, according to a new Associated Press-GfK Poll. A large majority also want a clearer explanation from President Barack Obama about his strategy to defeat the group.
WASHINGTON - Donald Trump will be standing at center stage, but Ted Cruz will be in the spotlight at Tuesday night's Republican presidential debate.
Eight men were charged with pandering, or seeking services from a prostitute, on Thursday and Friday.
Georgia Farm Bureau members in the organization's Middle Georgia Region recently re-elected Robert Fountain Jr. of Emanuel County to represent their region on the Georgia Farm Bureau Board of Directors for another three-year term.
When Kim Marsh Kaiser was a child, her grandmother, Margaret Marsh, made her cheese wafers as a snack. She never dreamed then that this snack recipe would later become her livelihood.
Ms. Judy Faye Kirby Jackson
Nearly 1,600 degrees, including approximately 25 doctoral degrees, 340 master's degrees, 35 specialist degrees and
The sunshine, coming from farther away now, is nevertheless clear and bright. There are geraniums still blooming in the big clay pots on the corners of the dock, and there is just a hint of a breeze to ruffle the water. The long weekend, the weekend in which the Escape and I have heralded the Christmas season by drawing a circle encompassing nearly all of southeast Georgia, is winding down.
Note: The following is part of a series of columns looking at how hard currency was introduced in Georgia and Bulloch County.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. - With worries about terrorism heightened following attacks in France and California, baseball owners began their two-day meeting Wednesday by discussing threat protection ...
The NFL has its final four, and the oddsmakers are forecasting tight games.
Roger Inman Daniell
WASHINGTON - The Treasury Department has a message for taxpayers getting calls from the IRS demanding immediate payment: Hang up.
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal asked Georgia lawmakers Tuesday to put millions more into educating state prison inmates and helping county jails provide programs that offer ...
Mary Jo Dyson Neville
MELBOURNE, Australia - For the second time in three days, Novak Djokovic won a match at the Australian Open and was confronted by questions about match-fixing ...
ATLANTA - Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer likes the production he's been getting recently from his bench.
Just a little less than two months ago, Georgia Southern took a swift kick to the pride as Georgia State pulled off an unlikely upset ...
A few months ago, I wrote a column on how "participation" trophies were a hindrance to a young athlete's mental develop and ultimately, a ...
Prayer is a vital aspect of the Christian's relationship with God. I'm confident most folks - including myself - need to spend more time in ...
Three people injured in a wreck on Interstate 16 Friday night apparently had something to hide, but law enforcement officers found the marijuana and Ecstasy ...
David Beaubien was a high school student in Gainesville, Ga., when he recalls watching the Georgia Southern Eagles win their fourth national championship on TV.
"Stand down," says the actor playing the CIA station chief in Michael Bay's new film, "13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi." He's ...
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016 Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind awards.