Georgia's four-year high school graduation rate rose for the class of 2013 compared to their peers in the 2012 class, but local rates generally fell, according to data released Wednesday.
Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system. Arrest photos are available for viewing at statesboroherald.com/arrests/
When Joe Brannen began his service as a Statesboro city councilman in 1998, the city had a population of about 20,000 and an annual operating budget of about $17.5 million.
The debate concerning religious expression in Bulloch County public schools could soon enter the courts.
BROOKLET - Despite a national news report's claims, Brooklet Elementary is not denying Christmas to anyone - students or teachers - school officials said Tuesday.
Law enforcement officers padlocked and chain-locked two Statesboro nightclubs Wednesday evening, just a few days after both were the scenes of violence.
New indictments have been filed against Sherri Akins, the former Bulloch County clerk of courts, and Teresa Tucker, the current, suspended clerk of courts.
Sunday package alcohol sales proved to be a divisive issue Tuesday in Register and Portal.
The Bulloch County school system's loss is the Bryan County school system's gain.
Man 2 Man, a local support group for men with prostate cancer, got a special visit Friday from an expert at Mayo Clinic.
CLAXTON - Grace Scarbrough had a mammogram in 2007. It revealed a small, cancerous lump in her breast.
The University System of Georgia recently consolidated eight public higher education institutions into four.
In the wake of a former Catholic priest who used to work in southeast Georgia being found guilty on a child sex abuse charge, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Savannah is reminding parishioners of its sexual abuse hotline.
The Bulloch County Board of Commissioners took a small, but important, step this week in the process of building the new county administrative annex on North Main Street.
An ongoing investigation into tax fraud and identity theft led to as many as nine more arrests Wednesday morning.
STILSON - This southeastern Bulloch County community might be small, but some of its people - including two pioneering women - have left their mark in Bulloch County and beyond.
The Supreme Court of Georgia has denied an appeal filed by a man convicted of murdering two cousins in Evans County in 2003.
Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.
The sudden, dramatic rise of the Islamic State terrorist group taking over large swaths of land in Iraq and Syria has prompted much discussion, consternation and fear around the world.
Michael Gatto got as much as he could out of his 18 years of life, including the 10 days he was at Georgia Southern University.
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