The first Friday of every month, downtown Statesboro comes alive with a night dedicated to arts and entertainment in Statesboro.
A Portal man is behind bars without bond after police charged him with burglary and rape. Statesboro Police Det. Terry Briley said Jacob Rodney Wiggins, 40, McPhatter's Lane, Portal, entered a second-story Mikell Street residence Saturday night around 8:20 p.m. and without permission, then proceeded to have sexual intercourse with a woman who was "not capable of consent" to the act. The victim was asleep and "unresponsive to his advances, and was unable ...
Long lines formed at airports well before daybreak Wednesday, but the annual dash home for Thanksgiving started smoothly despite predictions that more travelers would take to the roads, skies and rails this year than last.
Firefighters continued fighting a blaze Wednesday that had consumed more than 250 acres around Cypress Lake as investigators were trying to determine how the fire was started.
The Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce Agribusiness Committee chose a Register family with a history that goes back to the early 1800's as the 2006 Farm Family of the Year.
Amethyst Project Inc. will commemorate World AIDS with a display on the courthouse lawn as well as other local events as they participate in the global event.
Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Statesboro teen Tuesday after finding evidence he set an 114-year-old church on fire.
While most people are sitting down to dinner, a group of students meets for a final class. Their teacher, Myrtis Akins, leads the review of class material. One student knows the answers, and speaks eloquently, finishing the teacher's statements easily while others sit quietly, shyly.
Many local residents took note as Gnat's Landing on South Main Street closed its doors Monday to prepare for a new management team to take charge.
A wreck between a car and a van caused no delays Friday morning at the intersection of North, South, East and West Main streets. The accident occurred about 815 a.m. and caused East Main to be blocked off at the Bulloch County Courthouse. No setrious injuries were reported. No other details were available.
A Twin Forks Road man blocked the path of a burglary suspect Monday, keeping the man from fleeing while he called for help. The suspect fled into the woods anyway, but tracking dogs and pursuing sheriff's deputies captured him a half mile away from the scene of the crime.
A lake fire threatened homes and consumed about 100 acres of 700-acre Cypress Lake Tuesday, but forestry officials and firefighters stood by to protect the structures and battled the blaze as a thick blanket of smoke covered much of the Statesboro area.
Devyn Naude is a fighter. Doctors said the 22-year-old Statesboro man would be paralyzed from his jaw line down after an Oct. 19 crash on Ga. 24 left one woman dead and Naude critically injured. But today, he is able to move his arms and hands, and navigate around using an electric wheelchair. Still, he and his family face a difficult road ahead. With two children – Kammi, 2, and Ashtynn, 15 ...
Holiday shoppers crowded Bulloch County stores Friday searching for bargains on what is traditionally the start of the Christmas shopping season.
A special feature performance of "Black Nativity," directed by internationally renowned director Mical Whitaker, will take place tonight at 6 p.m. at Dr. Michael Guido's Studios on Hwy. 121 in Metter.
METTER - The Guido Evangelistic Association hosted its annual "Gathering" dinner last month at the Hamstra Worship Center to thank supporters of the ministry.
Three programs that feed people in need – the Food Bank Inc., Rebecca's Café and the Food Bank's Morning Outreach – plan to move to a shared location on Statesboro's west side in the early months of 2014.
Evidence submitted during a court hearing regarding closure of a nightclub due to its being a public nuisance has led to another hearing scheduled to determine whether the club's alcohol license should be revoked.
More than 50 people attended a Thursday evening information session the Bulloch County Board of Education set up to address the ongoing topic of religious expression in public schools.
ATLANTA - On her way to work, Ira Curry heard on the radio that one of the winning lottery ticket numbers was her family's lucky No. 7. She called home, her daughter checked the ticket and in an instant, Curry was a multi-millionaire.
Editor's note: Bulloch County Clerk of Courts Teresa Tucker pleaded guilty to two felony counts of violation of oath by public officer. Because of a reporter's mistake, front-page articles Tuesday and Wednesday incorrectly stated that she pleaded to misdemeanors. A corrected article on the plea agreement appears below. The Statesboro Herald regrets the errors.
WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve has decided to reduce its stimulus for the U.S. economy because the job market has shown steady improvement. The shift could lead to higher long-term borrowing rates for individuals and
A motorcycle club will hold a fundraiser to help a local family buy a memorial headstone in honor of a 10-year-old girl who was killed in a tragic accident.
The U.S. Military Academy has expressed interest in Georgia Southern head coach Jeff Monken.
DES MOINES, Iowa - The two winning Mega Millions tickets were sold in California and Georgia, lottery officials said Wednesday.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction. Bulloch County Clerk of Courts Teresa Tucker pleaded guilty to two felony counts of violation of oath by public officer. Because of a reporter's mistake, front-page articles Tuesday and Wednesday incorrectly stated that she pleaded to misdemeanors. A corrected article on the plea agreement appears in Friday's print edition. The Statesboro Herald regrets the errors.
A Georgia Southern University professor has just had his third historical novel published.
The next opportunity for public input on religious expression in Bulloch County public schools will take place Thursday evening.
A man carrying marijuana and cash reached speeds up to 100 mph Monday evening before crashing into another car just outside Statesboro after he fled from Jenkins County deputies into Bulloch County, authorities said.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction. Bulloch County Clerk of Courts Teresa Tucker pleaded to two felony counts of violation of oath by public officer. Because of a reporter's mistake, front-page articles Tuesday and Wednesday incorrectly stated that she pleaded to misdemeanors. A corrected article on the plea agreement appears in Friday's print edition. The Statesboro Herald regrets the errors.