BLACK CREEK - Daniel Defense will expand its operations at the Interstate Centre in a $20 million project expected to add 120 new jobs over the next five years, Gov. Nathan Deal announced Thursday afternoon.
The Bulloch County Board of Education approved Dr. Mary A. Felton of Rockdale County Public Schools as the school system's new assistant superintendent of teaching and learning during its work session meeting on Thursday night.
Georgia Southern University has selected Jan Bond as the new associate vice president of marketing and communications.
Three incidents that took place in a span of four months last year at homes in the Savannah Avenue area are linked to a single suspect, Statesboro police said Friday.
A weeklong break at Thanksgiving is back on the 2014-15 calendar for the Bulloch County schools. But at the end of the school year, classes will continue until Friday, May 29, 2015, with no Memorial Day holiday.
Note: The following is part of an occasional series about "unsung heroes" in the Bulloch County School System.
The mother of a 28-year-old man with a mental health condition who has been missing for more than a year made an emotional plea Thursday for help in finding her son "whether he's living or not."
Atlanta's airport. The waters off the coast of Georgia. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream.
Bulloch County commissioners set qualifying fees Tuesday for the eight county posts that will appear on the May 20 primary ballots. Only one of those posts, clerk of courts, is elected countywide.
Marching or watching in bright sunshine, people taking part in Statesboro's 2014 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade celebrated. But along the way - and afterward at the concluding program - they heard exhortations to service and shouts against complacency.
After the region's bout with severe winter weather earlier this month, the American Red Cross is asking all eligible blood and platelet donors to help offset a weather-related shortfall in donations.
If one word could sum up the theme of the speakers at Saturday's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast, it would be "change."
While every celebration of the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is special, this year's parade has an added touch.
A man who led deputies on a brief foot chase after they stopped him for driving without a rear view mirror was arrested on drug charges, the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office said.
At its awards luncheon Friday, the Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce honored a business leader who has also led in education, a small business with a 116-year heritage and an entrepreneur whose business really delivers.
This week's candidate qualifying for the May 20 primary elections made the contest official between Alvie Coes III and Heather Banks McNeal for Bulloch County clerk of courts and produced four races for school board and county commission seats.
Despite cold, wet weather, about 50 people braved the chilly wind and rain Thursday night to participate in the 14th Annual Georgia Southern University Take Back the Night march and rally, held outside near the Russell Union Rotunda.
Sheriff's deputies arrested a woman Tuesday after determining she beat her 5-year-old son in the face with a belt.
The Statesboro Police Department said Thursday that it will not release the name of an officer who fired shots that resulted in the death of a 61-year-old man at his Rackley Street home in October 2013.
The weather was cold and rainy Thursday, but that's not the reason law enforcement found a Twin City man soaked and chilled, needing rescue.
A man whose backpack led to his arrest in September pleaded guilty Wednesday to robbing a Lanier Drive sandwich shop.
A downtown Statesboro nightclub that has been "the scene of illegal activity," including more than one shooting and a death and that has been shut down since November, will not be allowed to open its doors again, according to a court order.
Stopping in Statesboro on a planned 6,000-mile-plus bicycle journey across America, Tom von Kaenel led roughly 50 people in a brief memorial service in the lobby of City Hall to Georgians who died in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
The Evans County Wildlife Club will host the 47th Annual Claxton Rattlesnake and Wildlife Festival on Saturday and Sunday at the Wildlife Club festival grounds, at 501 Cedar Avenue in Hagan.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Friday's print edition. Fran and Jason Aultman live on West Rushing Road, and they expressed concerns about a request by Marie Ashmore to close the road on which she lives, Dink Station Road, during a Bulloch County commissioners meeting Tuesday. Because of reporter's mistakes, a front-page article Thursday listed the wrong first name for Jason Aultman, incorrectly spelled his and Fran's last name and listed the wrong address for them. The Statesboro Herald regrets the errors.
The new Statesboro chapter of AMBUCS, a national service organization whose mission is creating mobility and independence for people with disabilities, is sponsoring a 5K race on Saturday at Mill Creek Regional Park.
A man was arrested after a lengthy investigation into the sale of illegal steroids by the Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team, according to a Wednesday news release.
A man who was stopped for a minor traffic offense ended up with more serious charges after he got into a scuffle with a deputy, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
A Sylvania woman was killed Wednesday morning when her car was struck by a Norfolk Southern Railways work truck, police said.
While the term "legendary" is casually used to describe many performers – a number who don't deserve that lofty label – Blind Willie McTell is truly a legend. And he is – rightfully – the pride of Statesboro, where he spent his formative years.