As Jean Williams stood in in the RAC on Georgia Southern's campus waiting for her son to check in, she had a mixture of emotions.
Chris Morris couldn't wait to get to college. The freshman from Snellville was so anxious to leave his home and get to school that he signed up for Project BUILD, a week-long leadership training program for new students, which started the week before classes.
Georgia Southern could see record enrollment this year as the school may crack the 17,000 student mark for the 2007-2008 academic year.
Forecasts for the remainder of the week reflect what we already know - it's hot, and getting hotter. As the temperatures soar, experts warn people about the heat - and the heat index.
With heat indexes in the neighborhood of 115 degrees for the past few days, Bulloch County school administrators are keeping watch over all outdoor practices. And, if the heat doesn't let up, officials may consider moving practices for football, cross country, band and all other outdoor activities to the evening
ISLE OF PALMS, S.C. - A man and a 9-year-old boy bitten hours apart while swimming along a South Carolina beach likely suffered shark bites, a marine biologist said Friday.
A woman fleeing state troopers was charged with several traffic offenses after running a stop sign and crashing into an 18-wheeler.
ATLANTA - Each week, prison guards brought Sherri Painter a fresh tube of SpringFresh toothpaste. She was OK with the spearmint taste, plus it was good at removing stains and cleaning shoes.
During the hottest week so far this year, Statesboro High School students have had to deal with limited air conditioning. Oscillating fans and bottled water helped students keep their cool as the school's cooling system struggled under the heat wave, working at only 75 percent capacity due to calcification buildup in water pipes.
SAVANNAH - The steel beams shipped from overseas for use in construction of the 9/11 memorial in New York are so massive that a flatbed tractor-trailer can only carry one at a time.
SAVANNAH - About 270 children and 30 adults have been asked to take an antibiotic that helps prevent bacterial meningitis after attending a summer day camp with a child likely suffering from the infection.
A woman was injured Thursday in a crash that occurred while she was fleeing from a Georgia State Patrol trooper, according to Georgia State Patrol Senior Trooper D. H. Averitt.
Two men spotted loading up furniture from a university-area apartment Monday weren't moving out - they were stealing the furniture, police said.
SAVANNAH - A lawyer for Chris Rock said Monday that a court-ordered DNA test proved Rock is not the father of a 13-year-old boy whose mother tried to sue the comedian for paternity earlier this year.
A Lanier Drive man who left home Monday afternoon to run an errand never returned, and police hope citizens can help locate him.
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.
Late one Sunday evening, 11 years ago, Dr. John Gerguis called me at home. My dad had an appointment with him the next morning and he felt that it would be best for me to come along.
Schools and home-school groups have been scrambling to schedule tours before the Mad Scientist Laboratory disappears from the Georgia Southern University Museum, as it will Jan. 25 to make room for a new exhibit on World War I.
Metter police are seeking a man suspected in a Thursday evening robbery at Dairy Queen.
It's time once again for the Annual Low Country Home and Garden Show in Savannah. At the biggest home and gardening event of the year, attendees can experience over 4,000 square feet of DIY seminars, gardens, landscapes, countertops, cabinets, home security, stunning interior design and home improvement displays as they walk the aisles of booths and exhibits at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center.
It's important that people be "all in" for justice and equality, the ideals Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stood for, not simply participants in events marking the civil rights icon's legacy.
Since 2008, high school math in Georgia has been a sore subject, or a welcome intellectual challenge for students, depending on who you talk to or where you are.
Many ifs stand between President Barack Obama's proposal for two years of free community college and reality, but community college spokespeople say they will be listening for more details.
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal proposed a $45 billion budget plan Friday that would narrow the spending gap in public education, hire more child protection workers and give state employees low-level raises.
A Screven County sheriff's deputy received public recognition and awards Thursday for bravery and exceptional service three years after she was shot in the line of duty.
ATLANTA - A bitter fight over Georgia's famed sweet onions is winding its way through the state's legal system.
Three people were arrested Wednesday after the Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team found a functioning meth lab in a home, according to a news release issued Thursday.