Gene Bishop, a major benefactor for Georgia Southern University, died Wednesday of natural causes near his home in Dawson County.
Ken LeCain is happy to stay mostly behind the scenes in his duties as athletic director at Statesboro High. Well, LeCain's profile just moved right to the front after he was named Georgia Class AAAA Athletic Director of the Year Monday at the Georgia Athletic Directors Association Conference in Savannah.
The annual parade of athletes followed by a fireworks display will kick off the recreation department's baseball, softball and soccer seasons Friday at Mill Creek Park.
A company vying to lead a charge toward alternative energy use in Georgia, and known world-wide for its solar products, presented a program in Ogeechee Technical College's Kennedy-Auditorium Tuesday.
Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell - March 23, 2011
ATLANTA - After languishing for years in the state Senate, a bill that would pave the way for Sunday alcohol sales in Georgia took just minutes to clear a House panel on Tuesday.
Thanks to anonymous tips and media coverage in the Statesboro Herald and other outlets, Statesboro Police apprehended a fugitive wanted in a violent aggravated battery incident.
When a potential thief approaches a vehicle and finds an unlocked door, several valuables inside, and no one around, it's as if the victim left an invitation to steal.
Living with a catastrophic pediatric disease is not easy for any child - neither is the effort to combat the illnesses by hospitals - but Hazel Lanier believes helping is as simple as taking a stroll.
In her varied working life, Relinda Walker has tried a number of other things. But now, with the Screven County farmer's selection by Georgia Organics as 2011 Land Steward of the Year, she has won statewide recognition for what she sees as her most important role.
A report of theft by taking in Register earlier this month led to the arrests of three men suspected in other thefts, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.
In an era of shrinking tax revenue and budget reductions, many governmental agencies are looking for ways to stretch their dollars while continuing to meet the needs of those they serve.
If you think the cost of food is going up you would be absolutely correct. The Associated Press reported that food prices rose 3.9 percent last month, the most since November 1974. Most of the increase was because harsh winter freezes in Florida, Texas and other Southern states damaged crops.
Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell - March 21, 2011
Eighty people ate a meal freely given Tuesday from Rebecca's Café. This week's plate included penne pasta with meat sauce, a mixed green salad with cherry tomatoes, herb bread and a fruit cup of strawberries, peaches and pineapple.
ATHENS - Georgia wildlife officials are aiming to track the numbers of turkeys taken by hunters with some high-tech help.
In November, a traffic signal on a second lane for left turns from Veterans Memorial Parkway, also known as the U.S. 301 Bypass, onto ...
ATLANTA - Legislation affecting Georgia's college campuses, taxes and fledgling medical marijuana program awaits action as lawmakers enter the session's final two days.
Bulloch County commissioners hope to win a grant that will fund construction of a new senior citizens center to be built adjacent to the former ...
City Council adopted a resolution this week declaring Statesboro a "Safe and Inclusive Welcoming City for All People."
When the Ogeechee Technical College Foundation's 2017 iGOT campaign concluded Thursday evening, the total $397,752 resolved on a screen at the celebration.
Two inmates at the Bulloch County Correctional Institute can probably expect extended sentences after being caught smuggling contraband Wednesday.
A fire alarm that sounded Thursday afternoon at Statesboro High School was caused by a faulty sensor. There was no fire, said Bulloch County Schools ...
CLAXTON - Talmadge Yarbrough had just sat down at his desk and opened a box of pecans when he let out a gasp that could have ...
A man police said robbed a Northside Drive East convenience store March 6 was arrested Tuesday in Warner Robins on traffic charges but will face ...
The Statesboro Police Officers Foundation, led by local business people and civilian professionals, has granted the Statesboro Police Department $8,000 for additional body armor ...
ALPHARETTA - The garden room at Rivermont Golf and Country Club brims with Republican donors and activists, but Michael Fitzgerald wants to talk about Democrats.
Fall may mean fair time around Statesboro, but when spring rolls around, everyone knows it's rodeo time.
For the past month and a half, I've enjoyed the company of dozens of area residents who took me up on my offer to ...
As the deadline approaches for a final progress report in the America's Best Communities competition, Statesboro's Blue Mile committee is pointing to evidence ...