A Georgia Southern University associate professor accused of aggravated sodomy took the stand Tuesday during the second day of trial. Dr. Juan Serna denied forcing himself on a male student, stating the sex was consensual, and shocked prosecutors when he agreed to sniff a drug he admitted using during the sexual encounter that took place in April, 2006.
A Georgia Southern University student remains in critical condition Monday after an accident Sunday afternoon that left two others dead, said Georgia State Patrol Senior Trooper David H. Averitt.
A man accusing a Georgia Southern University associate professor of sexual assault testified in court Monday, telling jurors Dr. Juan Serna used amyl nitrite, also known as "Amsterdam poppers," to coerce him into having sex.
An investigation has cleared three Bulloch County employees from any wrongdoing regarding road work performed on a portion of Vera Lane, a remote dirt road stretching between Ga. 46 and U.S. 301 South.
A Sylvania woman was airlifted to Augusta early Thursday after firefighters pulled her from a burning home and revived her, police reports said.
After being named the 2007 Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce Business Leader of the Year at a banquet Thursday, local accounting firm partner Billy Hickman appeared quite surprised.
A man recently convicted in a Millen armed robbery stands trial next Thursday for a similar incident that took place in Statesboro the day before the Jenkins County robbery.
A Georgia Southern University professor accused of sexually assaulting a male student last fall will stand trial Monday.
Two men invaded a Gary Futch Road home Tuesday, beating a woman until she gave them a safe combination and then left her tied after taking the cash, Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson said.
Police arrested three teenagers Saturday after responding to a report of a "device" exploding inside a North Main Street restaurant.
Camilla Fire Chief Charles Randy Walker accepted the new position of Bulloch County's fire chief, said Bulloch County Public safety Director Ted Wynn.
A parade followed by a community program commemorated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday, almost a week after his birthday but on the day set aside in his honor.
Police said a woman refused to return a car she rented, and was arrested by Atlanta area law enforcement last week on theft by conversion charges.
In a brief and amenable meeting Friday, Statesboro City Council members agreed to a proposal by Bulloch County Commissioners to continue paying the city for providing fire service to an area within a five-mile radius of the city limits.
A Statesboro Police officer was among nine local suspects indicted on auto theft ring charges. Advanced Patrol Officer John Fitzgerald Jones, 43, Meadowlark Circle, was placed on administrative leave without pay after his arrest on charges of conspiracy, possession of counterfeit state securities (vehicle titles) and making false statements.
Statesboro fire officials still don't know the cause of a blaze Aug. 26 that destroyed a restaurant and damaged nearby businesses in downtown Statesboro.