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.
Heisman Trophy winner Herschel Walker will make an appearance in Statesboro next month.
Gov. Nathan Deal has proposed the state employee health plan cover treatment of autism, a move applauded by advocates who say early intervention can improve behavior and quality of life.
SAVANNAH - A member of an elite Army helicopter unit was killed and two crew members suffered injuries when their aircraft slammed into the ground as they tried to land at Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah, a military spokesman said Thursday.
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal outlined his spending priorities and touted his successes in a State of the State speech Wednesday that was framed more as his argument for re-election later this year, saying he had worked to protect state education spending while slashing the size of state government.
The names of the Harris Deller's works in "Permutations," on exhibit at the Averitt Center through Feb. 1, are filled with words that seem taken from a high school geometry lesson - trapezoid, arc, triangle and ellipse.
Kai Owens, a fifth-grade student at Brooklet Elementary School, is seeking donations of softly textured items that he hopes will bring comfort to children who are blind or visually impaired.
After trimming by construction managers, projected costs for a new Bulloch County administrative annex still exceed its $2.2 million budget by $300,000.
The murder trial of four surviving suspects in the June killing of a Statesboro man was continued to an undetermined date during court hearings Tuesday.
ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers will revive an effort to expand gun rights, but will start over with new legislation and weigh the possibility of giving college presidents and religious leaders the option of whether to allow guns on public campuses and in places of worship, according to interviews with key lawmakers.
SAVANNAH - Running his first race for Congress, Eugene Yu found a generous supporter in his friend and fellow Augusta businessman Wayne B. Brown. Last summer and fall, Brown and his company gave the Republican candidate $54,500 for his campaign.
No foul play is suspected in the Jan. 11 disappearance of a Candler County woman, but law enforcement officers are still seeking answers as to Anya Johnson's whereabouts.
A familiar face around town and somewhat of a celebrity, Dal Cannady spends his time telling the stories of others. But this story is about him. Rather, what he spent a week doing.
Even though the Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce and the Development Authority of Bulloch County are separate entities, they share a similar mission of being both an advocate and a catalyst for the business community.
Several Georgia Southern University students in recent years have become entrepreneurs while working their way through school. One started a bus service. Another took over a school supply store. Add organizing poker games to the list of student-run enterprises.
The Statesboro Kiwanis Rodeo returns for its fourth year in April, and this time, area grillers will have the chance to enter a barbecue contest held on the grounds.
Ogeechee Technical College brings more than $29 million to the region, according to a recently released report.
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.