CARTERSVILLE, Ga. - Sadie kept to herself after she came through the gates at Pulaski State Prison. Months of abuse and neglect had taken their toll on the 12-year-old Appaloosa mare who is blind in her left eye.
WASHINGTON - A 50 percent increase in gasoline and diesel fuel taxes is being urged by a federal commission to finance highway construction and repair until the government devises another way for motorists to pay for using public roads.
Smoke could be seen all around Statesboro when Wednesday's prescribed burn in the Herty Pines Forest Preserve at Georgia Southern began about 9 a.m.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, January 1, 2008
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, December 17, 2008
A man is offering a $3,000 reward for information leading to the conviction of persons responsible for a burglary Tuesday at his Kendricks Road home.
(Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.)
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, December 31, 2008
From death comes life in the case of Anthony Thomas Puckett Jr., a 17-year-old killed in a construction accident at Georgia Southern University in August.
A Statesboro Herald newspaper carrier was critically injured early Tuesday in a single vehicle accident on P.W. Clifton Road near Leefield.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, December 16, 2008
Georgia State Patrol Lt. Karl Boerner of Statesboro, along with 255 other law enforcement officers, graduated Dec. 12 from the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy Program at Quantico, Va.
Statesboro's own "Southern Man" is coming back tonight for a New Years Eve concert sure to bring some new excitement as well as reminisce about the days when he played at several local bars.
Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man they said stabbed a woman in the leg during an argument.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, December 30, 2008
Teaching the younger generation the importance of freedom and its price is a key reason to observe Memorial Day, said author and World War II veteran Paul Grassey as he gave an inspirational speech during Monday's Memorial Day celebration, held in the Averitt Center's Emma Kelly Theater.
Ogeechee Technical College handed out more than 1,000 degrees, diplomas, certificates and GED diplomas to more than 350 students during its commencement Thursday at Hanner Fieldhouse on Georgia Southern University's campus. Heather Abbott, a survivor of the Boston Marathon bombing and a certified peer counselor with the Amputee Coalition of America, was the keynote speaker.
It's been more than a year since Dr. Ken LeCain took over as principal at Statesboro High School.
Paul Grassey, who piloted a baker's dozen B-24 bombing runs over Europe during World War II and helped get the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force off the ground, talks in detail but focuses on the big picture of war and remembrance.
Thanks to publicity on news outlets and social media, the four Oliver children were turned over to other family members by the parents and then given to the Department of Family Chidlrens Services, Jared Akins, chief deputy for the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office, said Saturday afternoon.
The legacy of Portal's Leila Alice Daughtry Denmark will be honored yet again, this time with the naming of Forsyth County's sixth high school.
A survivor of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings gave graduates a message of hope and inspiration Thursday evening during the Ogeechee Technical College 2015 Spring Commencement ceremony.
A fatal accident involving a tractor-trailer in Screven County Wednesday afternoon took the life of a man riding a wheelchair from Augusta to Savannah to raise awareness for people with disabilities.
The Bulloch County Board of Education split 4-3 over a vote on personnel last week, rejecting an entire list of recommendations from Superintendent Charles Wilson.
Former Statesboro police major Scott Brunson, who appealed his termination last month, will return to the department as a detective, Brunson's attorney Dan Snipes confirmed Wednesday.
New rules that Statesboro City Council approved Tuesday restrict water bill adjustments for city employees and their families but also provide a waiver of late charges for customers with previously spotless five-year payment histories.
A crash that closed a portion of Veteran's Memorial Parkway Wednesday morning resulted in a Statesboro woman being airlifted to a Savannah hospital for treatment of critical injuries.
Portal city officials are working towards improving wastewater disposal and maintenance issues after the Georgia Environmental Protection Division mandated changes following an unpermitted discharge and sewage spill.
Georgia Transportation Commissioner Russell McMurry issued his decision Tuesday, denying Kinder Morgan a certificate that would have given the company power to force the sale of easements of private land to build the Palmetto Pipeline.
The Bulloch County Historical Society hosted a special guest speaker Monday at its May lunchtime meeting. Highly esteemed and well-known in Bulloch County, William James stepped up to the podium to expound on his accomplishments in this area.