NEW YORK - A day after the funeral of one of two police officers gunned down in their patrol car, the city's police commissioner called Sunday for a "lot less rhetoric and a lot more dialogue" to defuse the tension between police officers and the population they protect.
Two new members of the Bulloch County Board of Education, Glennera Martin from District 5 and Jimmy "Jay" Cook Jr. from District 6, will take their seats in January, more than seven months after they were elected.
In most cases, the Bulloch County Schools are paying non-teacher employees such as custodians, bus drivers and paraprofessionals wages roughly equal to or higher than average for similar-size school districts included in a comparison.
SAVANNAH - Remote-sensing cameras set up to help researchers count deer on Jekyll Island ended up capturing images of a more elusive animal that had never before been confirmed at the island state park.
ATLANTA - Republicans crowed in 2004 that freshly re-elected President George W. Bush had established a "permanent governing majority" for the GOP. Eight years later, Democrats were touting the enduring power of the "Obama coalition" to keep their party in the White House.
CLEVELAND, Ga. - Standing in a loose circle with one hand raised, a group of about five dozen adults recited an oath to be the best adoptive parent in the world. Then, when the word was given, they scrambled around the room to find the perfect baby.
Hundreds of area residents will enjoy Christmas today, thanks to a local family whose efforts to spread holiday cheer also help those in need.
Bulloch County's courthouse square has become a forum for debate over religion.
Issues over the use of parking spaces for people with disabilities became more noticeable during the Christmas season, say two volunteers who - in different ways - have been reminding Statesboro drivers of the law.
What began as one man's effort to make a difference has grown into an annual tradition that brings Christmas joy to kids facing a sparse holiday.
Bulloch County sheriff's deputies on patrol Sunday captured a man wanted in connection to a murder in Liberty County.
Law enforcement officers conducting a drug investigation at Blakewoods Apartments Thursday arrested a man wanted by both county and city authorities on outstanding warrants.
The Statesboro AMBUCS organization, with assistance from Santa Claus and some elves, brought Christmas joy to six children a little early this year.
Knapp Boddiford, 19, a 2013 graduate of Southeast Bulloch High School, won his second national championship in two years during the 87th Annual National FFA Convention & Expo, Oct. 29–Nov. 1, in Louisville, Kentucky. He was one of four national finalists that competed in the Diversified Crop Placement Proficiency category, and he received $1,000 for his win. Though now in college, Boddiford still affiliates and competes under the SEBHS FFA Chapter.
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ATLANTA - A Georgia lawmaker will officially introduce a bill legalizing cannabis oil for people with cancer, seizure disorders and other chronic diseases on Monday as the General Assembly returns to action.
After recent violations regarding on-site discharge, a Screven County textiles plant is making changes to rectify the matter.
Horizon Saxophone Quartet, a component of the United States Air Force Band of the West, will present a concert at Georgia Southern University's Carol A. Carter Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Saturday's print edition. The neighborhood across Fair Road from the Martha Benson estate's property is named Woodlawn. Because of a reporter's mistake, the wrong name was given once in a front-page story Friday, though the Woodlawn Neighborhood Association was correctly named in the same article. The Statesboro Herald regrets the error.
Portal police are seeking information about a suspect who burglarized a local business.
A Fort Stewart soldier has been arrested in connection with the death of a North Carolina man whose body was found in Savannah on Dec. 23.
A Statesboro woman seeks answers as to why her brother's death went unreported after he was struck by a car in December.
When Nigel Washington started sixth grade at Langston Chapel Middle School, he was not living up to his potential in math. Math teacher Joni Chavers pushed him to do better, and he responded by not only improving in math but also writing a heartfelt essay about her a year later.
Statesboro police will hold two alcohol compliance checks before Feb. 14, Statesboro Pubic Safety Director Wendell Turner announced.
Georgia Southern University has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Mindo Cloudforest Foundation to establish the Human-Environment Research Station in Milpe, Ecuador.
After seating two new members last week and selecting a new chairman, the Bulloch County Board of Education will hold a special, but open, meeting Saturday to look at its strategic plan for the schools and hear reports from staff.
The recently reorganized Statesboro Jaycees chapter announced its first fundraising effort, a Boston butt sale, to procure funds to help five nonprofit organizations in the community this year.
The bright sunshine only emphasized the excitement, joy and pride the crowd showed Monday afternoon as the Statesboro community enjoyed the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade.
A team of specially trained Bulloch County sheriff's deputies captured a man Monday who was wanted in Bryan County on aggravated assault and methamphetamine charges.
Aimtrac's Brooklet store, which is really in the Denmark community on Georgia Highway 67, sells big machines priced in the hundreds of thousands of dollars to farmers and even to kaolin mining companies across a large swath of eastern and central Georgia.