The widening of Georgia Highway 67 - Statesboro's Fair Road - to four lanes down to Interstate 16 shows up as a $36.4 million item in the proposed Statewide Transportation Improvement Program, with right-of-way purchases funded in 2016 and construction "after 2017." It's Bulloch County's biggest project in the $4 billion, four-year improvement program.
A small brick church at the end of a dirt road in Brooklet recently commemorated an event that no other church in Bulloch County can boast of. Antioch Missionary Baptist Church traces its roots back to September 1863 and recently celebrated its 150th anniversary. "It has been my pleasure and still another blessing from the Almighty God to serve as pastor of the oldest and one of the best churches in Bulloch ...
Stilson Elementary School's well pump stopped working, leaving the school without water, at about 9:50 a.m. Friday, the Bulloch County school system said.
Two people were arrested Thursday in connection with a recent armed robbery and kidnapping, and six others in the same apartment were charged with drug-related offenses, police said.
A 39-year-old man exposed himself as students boarded a Bulloch County school bus Thursday morning, and then undercover sheriff's investigators caught the suspect doing the same thing Friday, the sheriff's office said.
The SUV that a Richmond Hill woman was driving ran off U.S. Highway 80 East "for an unknown reason" before it crashed and killed her, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
New indictments have been filed against Sherri Akins, the former Bulloch County clerk of courts, and Teresa Tucker, the current, suspended clerk of courts.
New businesses create new jobs, and lead to economic prosperity. That is the formula favored by officials with Georgia Southern University and the City of Statesboro, who Thursday took a major step to prove their theory correct. The university and city officials announced Thursday that the pair have been awarded a nearly $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) to expand the Georgia Southern City Campus, and create an only-of-its-kind facility in ...
Local leaders of nearly every sort gathered in one place Thursday to review and discuss ongoing issues affecting Bulloch County.
A 30-year-old Richmond Hill woman was killed after a vehicle wreck Wednesday night on U.S. Highway 80 East near Prather Road, Bulloch County Coroner Jake Futch said Thursday.
An alert neighbor helped Bulloch County sheriff's deputies find a man suspected of trying to break into a home Wednesday morning, the sheriff's office said.
ATLANTA - Jason Carter, the grandson of former President Jimmy Carter and a state lawmaker from Atlanta, said Thursday that he plans to run for governor of Georgia next year, energizing Democrats coming off a 2010 election in which the GOP claimed every statewide office.
The next step on Sunday sales of package alcohol in Portal remained unclear Wednesday. It was a 70-70 tie Tuesday as Portal residents cast votes to decide on the issue. City Clerk Mike Arrieta is scrambling to learn what this means for the town. "We're not sure yet" whether the town will hold another election, he said Wednesday. "I'm talking to the secretary of state and to our city attorney. It's not very common for ...
PORTLAND, Ore. - With federal and state online health care marketplaces experiencing glitches a month into implementation, concern is mounting for a vulnerable group of people who were supposed to be among the health law's earliest beneficiaries.
Metter police hope citizens can identify a man they said robbed a fast-food restaurant employee at gunpoint.
Computer system upgrades have caused some growing pains at the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office and Jail, but it's a necessary inconvenience that other offices and agencies have dealt with as well.
A special sendoff will be held for Statesboro mayor Joe Brannen Tuesday to celebrate his many years of service to the city.
The debate concerning religious expression in Bulloch County public schools could soon enter the courts.
An impassioned group of teachers, preachers and community members filled the William James Educational Complex Thursday night to express dissatisfaction over a perceived assault on religious expression in area schools.
An escapee from Colquitt County Correctional Institute, convicted of committing several burglaries and other crimes in Bulloch County, was apprehended Thursday in the Portal area.
JOHANNESBURG - Nelson Mandela, who became one of the world's most beloved statesmen and a colossus of the 20th century when he emerged from 27 years in prison to negotiate an end to white minority rule in South Africa, has died. He was 95.
Statesboro's Public Works Department intends to roll out a pair of vehicles this month that will be the first in a plan to save big dollars for the city.
If you are bored on Friday evening, you only have yourself to blame.
A runoff election assured to produce a historic result went down to the wire Tuesday.
BROOKLET - Despite a national news report's claims, Brooklet Elementary is not denying Christmas to anyone - students or teachers - school officials said Tuesday.
Tonight, we will likely know who the next mayor of Statesboro will be: Jonathan McCollar or Jan Moore.
Andrew Young will be the featured speaker at Georgia Southern University's 2014 MLK Celebration.
The November meeting of the Home Builders Association of Statesboro didn't have a typical guest speaker.
Georgia Southern University's Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art announces the Fall Student Made sale (formerly known as Club Mud Exhibition and Sale), which will take place Thursday through Thursday at the Center for Art & Theatre, 1334 Southern Drive.
For several years, I commuted back and forth on Highway 67 South to Bryan County serving as a school psychologist in the Bryan County school system. Each day, I would pass Hodges Antiques, occasionally stopping in.