Only seven cases of swine flu have been identified at Georgia Southern University since June, and only one of those cases has been diagnosed recently, said Dr. Brian DeLoach, GSU's Campus Health Services director.
Citing an unsafe work environment and inadequate staffing, three doctors, including the medical director, resigned earlier this month from John's Place, a mental health and addictive diseases treatment center in Statesboro. Official complaints were filed with the overseeing state agency and an investigation is under consideration.
Georgia Southern University Police arrested a man Wednesday they said robbed a woman at gunpoint on Akins Boulevard.
A Statesboro man is recovering from injuries he received Saturday evening when his girlfriend stabbed him in the back, police said.
An artist working on a portrait might make thousands of brush strokes, but one Statesboro artist captures portraits in thread. Cindy Snyder makes thousands of tiny "x" stitches when she creates a picture in cross stitch.
A recent report of possible abuse at Gentilly Gardens personal care home was unfounded, said Statesboro Police Chief Stan York.
The Evans County teen struck by lightning Wednesday at Pinewood Christian Academy remains in stable, but critical condition, said his aunt Linda Bragg.
Former Bulloch County sheriff Arnold Ray Akins is recovering from three recent surgeries and is ready to "go fishing," said his daughter, Juliana Akins Waits.
Bulloch County Commissioners, Statesboro City Council members, and other concerned citizens and community leaders will meet Tuesday, Aug. 18, to discuss possible consolidation issues.
An Evans County teen is in critical condition after being struck by lightning Wednesday afternoon. The bolt also knocked eight other Pinewood Christian Academy students off their feet, said Evans County EMS Director Mark Bird.
Two structure fires Tuesday left a Clito area man without a home and destroyed a Greenbriar area garage - along with three vehicles.
The Variations will be sure to draw a large crowd for the street dance at the 20th Annual Brooklet Peanut Festival, but some may be too tired to tango after a day filled with activities. The festival is slated for Saturday, Aug. 15, from 7 a.m. until 10:30 p.m. in downtown Brooklet.
The owner of two local laundromats is offering a hefty reward for information leading to the arrest of three men who broke into the businesses recently.
Statesboro Police Arrests
A Statesboro Police detective reacted quickly to a call about a burglary in progress and nabbed the suspect in a matter of minutes, said Statesboro Police Capt. Scott Brunson.
A Portal area man reported missing Tuesday was found dead Wednesday morning near his truck, according to Bulloch County sheriff's reports.