A fire Monday night on Hightower Road took the life of an elderly woman, said Statesboro Fire Investigator Capt. Emerson Melton.
Guns on campus at Georgia Southern University are not a good idea, said GSU President Dr. Brooks Keel. And University Police Chief Mike Russell agrees that if a bill passed Wednesday by Georgia senators becomes law, it's likely the university would act on a provision in that bill that allows individual colleges and universities to ban guns on their own.
Some passionate citizens gathered Thursday night for a town hall meeting. The topic? Underage drinking in Bulloch County, and how to stop it.
A blood drive in honor of a local student - as well as to help her with her blood needs - will be held Monday at Fletcher Memorial Baptist Church. Thirteen-year-old Southeast Bulloch Middle School student Rebecca Carnes said Thursday she appreciates any help.
Three victims of an armed robbery early Thursday morning helped apprehend the offender, said Georgia Southern University spokesman Paul Floeckher.
A man who fell from a third-story window Tuesday remains in stable condition at East Georgia Regional Medical Center, said Statesboro Police Chief Stan York.
A man indicted in October on federal bank fraud charges was sentenced last week to probation, community service and ordered to pay restitution.
Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators shut down a mobile gambling operation Tuesday after receiving complaints about dice games and cash payouts.
It was an emotional and patriotic welcome home for about 100 soldiers Tuesday as the 48th Brigade Special Troops Battalion were escorted home to the Georgia National Guard Armory.
The room, which had been lively with conversation minutes before, was quiet except for one voice. The only sounds were the soft "thunks" as people dabbed ink spots on paper cards - and the man calling numbers: " B-4 ... I-16... O- 70..."
Charges were dropped against a man arrested in connection to a November, 2009 armed robbery, but Leon Mark Owens, 40, U.S. 80 West, says he wants his name cleared as well.
Competitive horseback riders will visit Evermore Farm in Leefield this weekend as the riding facility plays host to the Zone 4 Interscholastic Equestrian Association Finals on Saturday and Sunday.
Atlanta wants water, and since a judge ruled last year it couldn't take water from Lake Lanier anymore, the big city is casting its eyes toward the Savannah River.
Do you now someone who always puts others before himself? Who goes above and beyond the call of duty to help those in need? Or who spends much of his or her spare time doing good deeds for friends, family and others in the community?
Statesboro Police arrested a woman Friday they said took money intended for burn victims but kept the funds for herself.
A Portal area man reported missing Tuesday was found dead Wednesday morning near his truck, according to Bulloch County sheriff's reports.