Otis S. Johnson, mayor of Savannah, visited the Charter Conservatory for Liberal Arts & Technology Tuesday. Johnson spoke to students at the Statesboro school about the reasons the nation celebrates Black History Month. Johnson also encouraged students to take an active part in their community and school government. He stressed the importance of focusing on what we have in common and use those similarities to work for the betterment of the community. Johnson is pictured ...
Bulloch County Commissioners expect this evening to approve contracts with The Variations and Statesboro Blues for entertainment at the upcoming July 4 celebration at Mill Creek Park
COLUMBUS, Ga. - Michael Antonio Natson lured 23-year-old Ardena Carter to a remote area of Fort Benning, then shot the pregnant woman in the back of the head and left her body to be found by hunters, a prosecutor said Monday.
The Statesboro City Council is expected to approve a measure that will allow movie theaters to sell discounted tickets to senior citizens and children.
By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG email@example.com We all know someone who is especially selfless and giving, who spends their spare time making life better for others. They do so without thought of compensation or acknowledgment, but shouldn't they be recognized for their compassion and service? That is the reason for the Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards. Tuesday, April 10, area citizens who contribute time and effort to helping others will be ...
A five-mile stretch of the eastbound lanes on Interstate 16 was closed for about 12 hours Friday after an early morning accident involving three tractor-trailer rigs took the life of one driver, said Georgia State Patrol Trooper First-Class J. B. Hodges.
What to do about Portal Middle/High School was the main topic Thursday during a work session of the Bulloch County Board of Education at William James Educational Complex
Statesboro Police Chief Stan York and Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson have been named co-chairs for the annual Great American Cleanup, which began Friday and culminates with the community-wide cleanup event on April 14.
NEWTON, Ga. - Nine people were killed and a hospital was evacuated after it was damaged when powerful storms packing tornadoes hit south Georgia.
Three and a half years after Georgia Southern University student Ardena Marie Carter went missing from her University Pointe apartment, a suspect is slated to go to trial Monday for her murder.
Longtime Statesboro resident and World War II veteran Kemp Mabry died Thursday morning at the age of 81.
Statesboro High School senior John Benjamin Marshall was chosen as Bulloch County's STAR student Tuesday at a banquet hosted by the Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce.
SAVANNAH, Ga. - Paying an extra penny in sales tax for each dollar he spends wouldn't bother John Wade, as long as a chunk goes toward paving dirt roads like the one to his Chatham County home.
Four residents of Statesboro were awarded $2,500 each for providing information that led to the arrest of conviction of a man for arsons committed at College Walk Apartments in 2005.
During a six-hour hearing Tuesday, the owner of a nightclub gave reasons why the business, temporarily closed by a judge's order, should remain open.
When Joe Brannen began his service as a Statesboro city councilman in 1998, the city had a population of about 20,000 and an annual operating budget of about $17.5 million.
Six juveniles, ranging in age from 9 to 14 years old, were arrested in connection with a burglary and vehicle break-in, police said.
Five women, four from Statesboro, pleaded guilty last week in federal court for their involvement in a stolen identify tax fraud scheme, U.S. Attorney Edward J. Tarver announced Tuesday in a news release.
A young man who chooses to wear a smile on his face every day, just below the glasses he has to wear every day, recently had an extra reason to smile.
Statesboro police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at Cambridge at Southern apartments on Dec. 3.
Yes, those pipes being laid along U.S. Highway 301 near Interstate 16 are Statesboro water and sewer mains. Nearby, a million-gallon water tower is rising. Expect to see more in 2014, but for the payoff in businesses and industries, think 2015 and beyond.
When I decided to run for mayor this past August, I knew my relationship with the Statesboro Herald would change and it did. For almost 10 years, I had written an "Inside Bulloch Business" column each week as well as a business news story.
Editor's note: Because of ongoing computer problems at the Bulloch County Jail, arrest photos for the two suspects were not available Monday.
Computer system upgrades have caused some growing pains at the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office and Jail, but it's a necessary inconvenience that other offices and agencies have dealt with as well.
A special sendoff will be held for Statesboro mayor Joe Brannen Tuesday to celebrate his many years of service to the city.
The debate concerning religious expression in Bulloch County public schools could soon enter the courts.
An impassioned group of teachers, preachers and community members filled the William James Educational Complex Thursday night to express dissatisfaction over a perceived assault on religious expression in area schools.
An escapee from Colquitt County Correctional Institute, convicted of committing several burglaries and other crimes in Bulloch County, was apprehended Thursday in the Portal area.
JOHANNESBURG - Nelson Mandela, who became one of the world's most beloved statesmen and a colossus of the 20th century when he emerged from 27 years in prison to negotiate an end to white minority rule in South Africa, has died. He was 95.