Dr. Eli Penn, a gastroenterologist with the Gastroenterology Institute, recently completed the first EUS guided esophageal marker placement in the Statesboro area at East Georgia Regional Medical Center. The significant accomplishment will help certain esophageal cancer patients receive radiation therapy.
If you love Elton John, rock 'n' roll and a fun-filled evening with friends - and helping a worthy cause - consider Rockin' Out for Alzheimer's.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which appears in Tuesday's print edition. This year's general election is Nov. 4. Because of a reporter's error, the date was incorrect in a front-page article Sunday about Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn's visit to Statesboro. The Statesboro Herald regrets the error.
SAVANNAH - On a visit to Milwaukee last summer Heidi Bindhammer fell in love with an idea. Spread across that city, mostly in front yards, are dozens of dollhouse-like structures bursting with books, all free for the taking.
A proposed 2014-15 school calendar that would shorten Thanksgiving break to three days and extend the school year past Memorial Day ran into doubts Thursday night at the Bulloch County Board of Education.
When optometrist Dr. R. Whitman Lord and his wife, Lurue, opened their practice in Statesboro in 1978, it was just the two of them. When "Whit" Lord died Tuesday at age 62, Lord Eye Center had eight locations and about 100 employees from Dublin and Augusta to Savannah and Brunswick.
Tonight, in their first meeting of 2014, Bulloch County Board of Education members are slated to consider a policy change limiting what school employees may include in the signature block of emails.
A former Georgia banker accused of stealing millions from investors before vanishing for 18 months pleaded not guilty Wednesday to federal bank fraud charges and agreed to remain jailed without bond pending trial.
Statesboro City Council members voted unanimously Tuesday to revoke the alcohol license of a woman who admitted in court to being untruthful on a license application.
At 9 a.m. on the coldest day so far this winter, Statesboro's elected city government ceased to be an all-boys club.
Statesboro police arrested a man who they say fled store loss prevention agents Monday after shoplifting at Walmart.
Brutal, record-breaking cold descended on the East and South, sending the mercury plummeting Tuesday into the teens in southeast Georgia.
Now running for the Senate, U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston expressed his reservations about an extension of long-term unemployment benefits and his hope for passage of a Farm Bill.
A gospel concert will be held Sunday in Sylvania, with proceeds benefiting a free health clinic there.
People saying they are spokesmen for a Ku Klux Klan group said the division was dissolved Saturday after a Claxton man, whom authorities said was a member, was arrested on charges of selling guns illegally.
Stopping in Statesboro on a planned 6,000-mile-plus bicycle journey across America, Tom von Kaenel led roughly 50 people in a brief memorial service in the lobby of City Hall to Georgians who died in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
The Evans County Wildlife Club will host the 47th Annual Claxton Rattlesnake and Wildlife Festival on Saturday and Sunday at the Wildlife Club festival grounds, at 501 Cedar Avenue in Hagan.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Friday's print edition. Fran and Jason Aultman live on West Rushing Road, and they expressed concerns about a request by Marie Ashmore to close the road on which she lives, Dink Station Road, during a Bulloch County commissioners meeting Tuesday. Because of reporter's mistakes, a front-page article Thursday listed the wrong first name for Jason Aultman, incorrectly spelled his and Fran's last name and listed the wrong address for them. The Statesboro Herald regrets the errors.
The new Statesboro chapter of AMBUCS, a national service organization whose mission is creating mobility and independence for people with disabilities, is sponsoring a 5K race on Saturday at Mill Creek Regional Park.
A man was arrested after a lengthy investigation into the sale of illegal steroids by the Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team, according to a Wednesday news release.
A man who was stopped for a minor traffic offense ended up with more serious charges after he got into a scuffle with a deputy, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
A Sylvania woman was killed Wednesday morning when her car was struck by a Norfolk Southern Railways work truck, police said.
While the term "legendary" is casually used to describe many performers – a number who don't deserve that lofty label – Blind Willie McTell is truly a legend. And he is – rightfully – the pride of Statesboro, where he spent his formative years.
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.