In a gala with a dual purpose, Georgia Southern University's 1906 Society feted the school's 100th year as well as celebrated surpassing the goal of the university's first comprehensive capital campaign.
A Portal man is behind bars without bond after police charged him with burglary and rape. Statesboro Police Det. Terry Briley said Jacob Rodney Wiggins, 40, McPhatter's Lane, Portal, entered a second-story Mikell Street residence Saturday night around 8:20 p.m. and without permission, then proceeded to have sexual intercourse with a woman who was "not capable of consent" to the act. The victim was asleep and "unresponsive to his advances, and was unable ...
The Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce Agribusiness Committee chose a Register family with a history that goes back to the early 1800's as the 2006 Farm Family of the Year.
Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Statesboro teen Tuesday after finding evidence he set an 114-year-old church on fire.
A Twin Forks Road man blocked the path of a burglary suspect Monday, keeping the man from fleeing while he called for help. The suspect fled into the woods anyway, but tracking dogs and pursuing sheriff's deputies captured him a half mile away from the scene of the crime.
A lake fire threatened homes and consumed about 100 acres of 700-acre Cypress Lake Tuesday, but forestry officials and firefighters stood by to protect the structures and battled the blaze as a thick blanket of smoke covered much of the Statesboro area.
Devyn Naude is a fighter. Doctors said the 22-year-old Statesboro man would be paralyzed from his jaw line down after an Oct. 19 crash on Ga. 24 left one woman dead and Naude critically injured. But today, he is able to move his arms and hands, and navigate around using an electric wheelchair. Still, he and his family face a difficult road ahead. With two children – Kammi, 2, and Ashtynn, 15 ...
A special feature performance of "Black Nativity," directed by internationally renowned director Mical Whitaker, will take place tonight at 6 p.m. at Dr. Michael Guido's Studios on Hwy. 121 in Metter.
If I die and come back as something else, I pray it won't be a fish. Especially a male Siamese Fighting fish, also known as "betta splendens," or just plain betta. These magnificent fish must live alone, or they will fight to the death, so it is said. How they procreate is a story in itself. The water must be still, not aerated; a certain depth, and the male must make a nest of bubbles. ...
The signs say "Free hugs." There's no catch. Teenagers honoring a friend who died recently simply want to remember Cohen Addison Jones for his bubbling personality, his desire to make people smile, and his compassionate spirit.
Those tattered, worn, faded flags now have a respectable way out. Take them to a drop-off box, where they will be collected, and properly retired (and disposed of) by local boy scouts.
A recent forum on immigration issues focused on the September raids where numerous families were torn apart as law enforcement arrested illegal aliens in Stillmore and other areas.
The air at Statesboro's Emma Kelly Theater in the Averitt Center for the Arts was charged with emotion Saturday as citizens enjoyed a community observance of Veterans Day.
A local Girls Scout troop is offering a unique way to remember and honor the veterans in your lives, whether they are living or have passed away. Either make or purchase a Christmas ornament, place the veteran's name on the ornament in a visible manner, enclose it in a protective box and drop it off at the Statesboro Mall.
Poplar Springs Baptist Church recently honored the pastor who has blessed his congregation for the past 50 years.
Volunteers will follow a 20-year Thanksgiving tradition this year by feeding more than 3,000 people, including those in need as well as public safety employees working on the holiday.
Three dogs are dead after what authorities suspect is intentional poisoning.
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About 90 minutes before the shots were fired that killed one man and wounded a second outside one Statesboro nightclub, shots were fired in a separate incident outside another, nearby nightclub in which no one was injured, police said.