Running again after two school days cancelled because of icy weather, the Bulloch County school system's 154 buses travelled a total of more than 6,000 miles Thursday – as usual – with no weather-related accidents reported.
ATLANTA - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal took responsibility Thursday for the poor storm preparations that led to an epic traffic jam in Atlanta and forced drivers to abandon their cars or sleep in them overnight when a storm dumped a couple of inches of snow.
Some ice accumulated on bridges and overpasses early Wednesday morning, but all of Bulloch County's roads were officially reopened by noon.
After careful consideration of all factors and information available from the Bulloch County Emergency Management Agency, Bulloch County Schools Superintendent Charles Wilson has decided to proceed with a normal school day and after-school schedule on Thursday.
All roads in Bulloch County are scheduled to reopen by noon today, Bulloch County Emergency Management Director Ted Wynn said.
Food Bank Inc. has finished moving into its new location, the old Julia P. Bryant Elementary School, and began serving clients Monday.
By the time you read this, you may have a better idea whether all of the preparations for an ice storm are proving necessary.
WASHINGTON - Seeking to energize his sluggish second term, President Barack Obama vowed Tuesday night in his State of the Union address to sidestep Congress "whenever and wherever" necessary to narrow economic disparities between rich and poor. He unveiled an array of modest executive actions to increase the minimum wage for federal contract workers and make it easier for millions of low-income Americans to save for retirement.
The woman discovered inside a trailer in Oak Hill Mobile Home Park by deputies Sunday was the victim of a homicide, according to the medical examiner.
Code enforcement officers will be checking to make sure that businesses required to provide public restrooms do so, Statesboro City Manager Frank Parker told City Council last week.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for Statesboro and southeast Georgia from noon Tuesday through 5 p.m. Wednesday. It may bring freezing rain, sleet and snow.
Predictions of freezing rain, sleet and snow for this afternoon through Wednesday prompted school cancellations and official advice that everyone should avoid driving on icy roads.
The Bulloch County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a woman, whose body was found early Sunday inside a trailer in Oak Hill Mobile Home Park.
A man who was slow to obey deputies' commands was ordered to the ground at gunpoint and eventually arrested on a drug charge, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
NAACP leaders from all over Georgia, who met Friday and Saturday in Statesboro, made education and health care their focus.
Note: The following is part of an occasional series about "unsung heroes" in the Bulloch County school system.
First Friday returns this month in all its green glory.
A pending move to allow closed-container beer and wine to be sold at drive-thru windows generated more discussion. But Statesboro City Council on Tuesday also approved a six-month moratorium on new alcohol licenses for previously licensed locations shut down by court order.
The $7.6 billion purchase of Health Management Associates by Community Health Systems makes East Georgia Regional Medical Center an affiliate of the largest for-profit chain of hospitals in the United States.
Ministers from several Statesboro churches will mark Ash Wednesday by offering "Ashes to Go," a new approach to a centuries-old Christian tradition.
Two teenagers have been arrested in a series of vehicle break-ins at Statesboro High School, police said.
Monica Easter and Terri Mason know the pain, physical and emotional, of recovering from an abortion.
The city is now advertising for three new firefighters as the Statesboro Fire Department expands its force to 48 paid, certified firefighters. Counting the two administrative assistants, it will be a 50-employee department.
Speak with anyone who knew former state Rep. and retired educator John Godbee Sr., and the word that comes up most often is "fair."
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following clarification, which will appear in Tuesday's print edition. One of the criteria the federal government used to determine which states won a share of $4 billion in Race to the Top funding in 2010 was that the states adopted "common, high quality standards." A front-page article Sunday stated that one of the criteria was states adopting the Common Core State Standards. These standards, while the only multi-state standards that meet the criterion in question, were not actually specified by name in Race to the Top instructions given ...
The 2014 campaign season is already well underway, but it officially kicks off Monday with qualifying week.
From her earliest days until her last ones this side of heaven, Mrs. Billie Lane loved music.
By the time you read this, Michael Austin, Bulloch County's 2014 Spelling Bee Champion, might already be taking the stage to compete against champions from 17 other counties at the District 8 Spelling Bee in Waycross.
The local Daughters of the American Revolution chapter reached a milestone Thursday, celebrating the 50th anniversary of its founding.
Four people whom law enforcement officials say are associated with a long-term heroin and cocaine sales operation were arrested Friday by the Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team, according to a news release.