Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following clarification, which appears in the Jan. 30 print edition: An article that appeared on the front page Jan. 13 indicated that Rep. Jan Tankersley, R-Brooklet, did not appear in a 2010 voting record for the state hospital provider fee, commonly known as the "hospital bed tax." The reason she did not appear was because she did not begin her tenure as a state legislator until 2011.
As health care costs mount and the Affordable Care Act begins to take hold, one aspect of the sweeping law has divided Georgia's medical community and politicians.
School proceeded normally in Bulloch County on Monday, the first day of class since the tragic Connecticut school shooting.
The three commencement ceremonies held Friday at Hanner Fieldhouse had 10 notable absences: graduating seniors on the Georgia Southern football team.
Students in Bulloch County - and across the state - don't have much of a problem passing the Georgia High School Writing Test.
First Friday is always a big event, but this month's edition will be even bigger.
Democrats and Republicans have been exchanging volleys without much discernible progress in efforts to avoid the so-called "fiscal cliff" that looms at the end of the year.
The rash of home invasions in Statesboro - particularly near Georgia Southern University's campus - continued with another reported Monday.
Two more suspects were arrested last week in connection with an armed robbery, Statesboro police announced Wednesday morning, and they also have been tied to two robberies that took place in Bulloch County earlier in the month.
Three public schools in Bulloch County have recognized as "Reward Schools" under the Georgia Department of Education's new accountability system.
Georgia Southern University set a new record with its enrollment this semester: 20,574 students, a 1.8 percent increase from the 20,212 enrolled in fall 2011, the university announced in a news release.
When Jessie Burns first went to The Hearts & Hands Clinic after it opened two years ago, she already knew she had high blood pressure, and she hadn't been able to afford her medication for some time.
Now that Maj. Chuck Carter is home after being deployed in Afghanistan, he is looking forward to doing things many Americans take for granted.
In a time when politicians and their vocal followers have camped themselves behind increasingly rigid battle lines, U.S. Rep. John Barrow seeks to blaze his own trail.
More high school graduates in Bulloch County, the state and nation are taking Advanced Placement exams and scoring high enough to earn college credit, according to results released recently.
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.
With so much pain in the world right now - from Statesboro to Ferguson, Missouri, and all the way into Iraq and Syria - community leaders and friends and family members of a Statesboro man who was gunned down last week came together to pray.
Bulloch County's recent public high school graduates posted impressive gains on the ACT, one of the two major college-entrance exams, but there is a catch.
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