Four Army ROTC cadets at Georgia Southern University were commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army last week.
Sandra Price bought a dwarf lemon tree, but the fruit of the tiny shrub are giants.
Statesboro residents remembered a man who "fought for what is right" and was a voice for equality as they recalled the life of Donnell "Donnie" Simmons, 67, who died Dec. 9 at Ogeechee Area Hospice from an extended illness.
Attorneys for suspects in a year-old murder case filed motions recently asking that the suspects not be shackled in the courtroom, that law enforcement officers not be in uniform while in court and to block the state from seeking the death penalty.
A former Baptist church pastor and convicted sex offender faced Bulloch County Superior Court Judge William T. Woodrum Monday for a first appearance on child molestation charges.
ATLANTA - Defense lawyers pleaded anew Wednesday for a judge to delay next month's murder trial of accused courthouse gunman Brian Nichols, saying they simply will not be prepared to go forward by then.
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ATHENS, Ga. - Gov. Sonny Perdue warned state lawmakers on Tuesday that Georgia's improving economy is not a license to boost spending or push through politically popular tax cuts.
ATLANTA - Nearly 10 years after the death of child beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey, her father says he still believes the case will be resolved.
COLLEGE PARK, Ga. - Nearly 3,000 pilots, their families and other officials gathered Wednesday for a rally to support keeping Delta Air Lines an independent carrier based in Atlanta.
ALBANY, Ga. - Georgia cotton growers braced for a disaster during the hot, dry weeks of June and July, but the crop rebounded in August thanks to some generous rainfall and now is expected to produce some surprisingly good yields.
GAINESVILLE, Ga. - The dreaded avian influenza outbreak has yet to strike the U.S., but here in one of the nation's leading poultry producing regions they talk as if it already has.
ATLANTA - Former President Jimmy Carter says the criticism aimed at his latest book is a sign that its take on Israeli policy is generating more interest in the plight of the Palestinians.
After receiving information that a suspect in a recent aggravated assault and robbery of a radio preacher in Springfield was possibly in the area, Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies ended up arresting two men they say are connected to the incident.
The remainder of this week and next Monday are expected to be the busiest time of the year for the Statesboro Post Office as people hurry to mail off presents to friends and family.
CLAXTON - A $2.5 million school athletic complex planned for construction in Claxton this fall will mean less travel for future tennis and track teams and a home of their own for baseball and softball. Officials hope it will also help the schools attract and keep coaches.
Mildred Dalton Manning wasn't killed defending the United States in wartime. But on the occasion of Memorial Day, when we honor all Americans who died in the line of military duty, Manning's story of serving her country remains inspiring.
The public is invited to a Memorial Day community observance Monday at the Emma Kelly Theater in Statesboro's Averitt Center for the Arts.
Amaya Brown wants to pursue crime scene investigating when she graduates high school. De'Neshia Jones has wanted to go to college since the fifth grade and wants to become a pediatrician. Aisley Scarboro also wants to become a pediatrician - and move to Paris.
The eagle has landed at William James Middle School.
The Bulloch County school board has settled the question of who will be the principal of Southeast Bulloch Middle School for the next year.
Twenty young men, middle school- and high school-aged, recently attended a daylong event to learn the art of being godly gentlemen.
ATLANTA - Lawyers for a Georgia death row inmate asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to prevent the execution of their client, who they say is mentally disabled.
The Averitt Center is rolling out the red carpet for local celebrities. Its second annual Emma Awards Ceremony will be held on Saturday, June 8, at 6 p.m.
Southeast Bulloch High School will trade one familiar face for another.
The body of a man who drowned Tuesday in the Ogeechee River was recovered Wednesday afternoon.
Lightning flashed Tuesday as searchers combed the Ogeechee River, seeking a man believed to have drowned near Halcyondale Landing in Screven County.
Plans to add a new pedestrian path downtown have come to fruition at Statesboro's Luetta Moore Park.
Four-year high school graduation rates for Bulloch County and Georgia rose, for the most part, for the class of 2012 compared to the previous graduating class, according to data released Tuesday.
A woman was arrested after her 2-year-old fell out of her vehicle Sunday.