ATLANTA - The January death of a whale shark at the Georgia Aquarium was likely caused by stomach problems that led to peritonitis, officials said Wednesday.
Plans to illegally obtain Xanax and sell the prescription drug landed four people in jail, and further arrests could be pending, police said.
Major discussion focused on the issue of risk and liability when transporting students during last week's Bulloch County Board of Education meeting. The tragic accident in Atlanta, resulting in the deaths of several Ohio baseball players, showed the need to establish protocol for educational and extracurricular trips.
Every week the Statesboro Herald and statesboroherald.com ask a question of general interest. Look for the responses every Wednesday in Boro Snapshot.
Georgia Southern officials hope the community centennial celebration will end with a bang.
DALTON, Ga. - Jurors Tuesday spared the life of a former 911 dispatcher convicted of poisoning her boyfriend with antifreeze - the same way she had killed her husband six years earlier.
Due to a nationwide backlog at passport agencies, the time it takes to obtain a passport has been extended, said Bulloch County Clerk of Courts Sherri Akins.
Need some help with your love life, or with life in general? Then maybe seeing Averitt STARS' production of Hello, Dolly! will give you some ideas on how to live life to the fullest.
A Metter couple were killed Saturday when the motorcycle they were riding crossed the center line, striking a car.
Georgia Southern University's Raptor Center was the site this past weekend for Spring Egg-Stravanganza, which also included a campout. Campers learned about the birds of prey kept at the center and how the Raptor Center helps the wildlife. They also had a a lot of fun.
The Statesboro - Bulloch County Animal Shelter is waiting for word from the Georgia Department of Agriculture on whether its method of euthanasia will be changed from gassing with carbon monoxide to injection of sodium pentobarbital.
The number of Statesboro-area pets affected by canned or pouched food included in an international pet food recall has risen, said one local veterinarian.
Young gymnasts from all over Georgia met Saturday and Sunday to compete in the Southern Safari Invitational.
About two thousand people enjoyed games, food and fireworks at Friday night's annual Swing Into Spring event - the official kickoff of the Statesboro-Bulloch County Recreation Department youth baseball and softball season.
While players and coaches for Georgia Southern's football team were eager to get back onto the field for spring practice, there's another group of people who were equally excited to see the team back on the field.
Under the direction of Statesboro Youth Ballet director Jurijs Safonovs, dance students completed two weeks of rigorous study at the Averitt Center for the Arts Summer Ballet Intensive Friday.
Successful, hybrid-published erotic romance author Alessandra Torre, or A.R. Torre, for her latest book, "The Girl in 6E," has set bits of it in Brooklet, with a character from Statesboro. Released July 8 by the Hachette Book Group under its Redhook imprint, it is her first thriller and first book in hardcover.
Why is there so much gridlock in Washington? Why is Congress so messed up?
Georgia's new gun law may allow licensed citizens to take their guns into bars, churches and some government buildings, but colleges reserve the right to ban firearms from their campuses.
Georgia Southern University will be tobacco free starting Friday, in accordance with a new policy by the University System of Georgia's Board of Regents.
The Bulloch County Board of Education is rolling back its millage rate 1 percent to avoid what would have to be announced as an increase in property taxes. Even so, total revenue and local revenue to the schools still will increase compared to last year's.
As teachers prepare for the upcoming school year, Bulloch County Schools Superintendent Charles Wilson addressed the hardships the system has faced in the past months but remained positive the district will overcome them.
ATLANTA - This week marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta, one of the key conflicts of the Civil War, and researchers at Emory University's Center for Digital Scholarship have released a mobile app for the tour.
While vacationing in Helen, Georgia, with her grandparents and cousins during the Fourth of July weekend, 12-year-old Emily Root stepped on what she believed was a fish.
A woman wanted in the 2012 shooting of her ex-boyfriend in Atlanta was apprehended Tuesday, at Claxton Poultry, according to Atlanta police.
The arrest of a man hauling drugs and a stolen ATV led sheriff's investigators to two other suspects believed to be responsible for a recent home invasion, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
Next week will be moving week for the Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau, whose new visitors center will feature a Georgia Southern Museum on Main and a parking area large enough for a camper trailer or bus.
ATLANTA - Within hours of David Perdue's GOP Senate nomination, the real battle began with supporters of the new Republican nominee and Democrat Michelle Nunn launching attack ads in a general election matchup that will help settle control of the Senate.
Ogeechee Technical College has added three new members to the college's local Board of Directors. Mark Anderson and Yolanda Tremble, both of Statesboro, will represent Bulloch County, and Tammi Hall of Claxton will be an Evans County representative.
The Statesboro chapter of AMBUCS, a national service organization whose mission is creating mobility and independence for people with disabilities, will host a miniature golf fundraiser at The Clubhouse from 5-8 p.m. Thursday.