A well-designed exterior cell window prevented a would-be Christmas Day escape from the Bulloch County Jail, and the inmate who tried to flee has been charged in the incident, the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office said.
If you plan to celebrate New Year's Eve by setting off fireworks, you might want to reconsider. True fireworks are illegal in Georgia.
If you plan to ring in the new year with your favorite adult beverages, and you don't have a designated driver, AAA and Bud Light are offering the Tow to Go program through New Year's Day.
WESTMINSTER, Calif. - The end of unemployment checks for more than a million people on Saturday is driving out-of-work Americans to consider selling cars, moving and taking minimum wage work after already slashing household budgets and pawning personal possessions to make ends meet.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which appears in Tuesday's print edition. The panel of judges on the ABC reality series "The Taste" consists of chef Anthony Bourdain; British food star Nigella Lawson; expert chef and author Ludo Lefebvre; and author, chef and restaurateur Marcus Samuelsson. Because of a reporter's error, the list of judges appeared incorrectly in a front-page article Sunday. The Statesboro Herald regrets the error.
Giselle is a fluffy, dust gray cat with glowing yellow eyes and regal posture. She spent several months living in the Bulloch County Animal Shelter and could have been put down any day, or any minute.
Dr. John Waters, the pastor of Statesboro First Baptist Church, recently completed his second term as president of the Georgia Baptist Convention, a statewide association of 3,600 Baptist churches.
NAACP leaders from throughout Georgia will meet in downtown Statesboro, Jan. 24 and 25.
Police hope photos of a man caught peeping into a Park Avenue window will help identify the suspect. A reward is offered for his capture.
LOS ANGELES - If Meals on Wheels didn't deliver donated dog food, Sherry Scott of San Diego says her golden retriever Tootie would be eating the pasta, riblets and veggie wraps meant for her. But thanks to partnerships between the program for low-income seniors and pet groups across the country, fewer people and pets are going hungry.
WASHINGTON - Mailing a letter is about to get a little more expensive.
ATLANTA - Republicans see the 2014 midterm elections as a chance to capitalize on voter frustration with the problem-plagued health care overhaul, but the GOP first must settle a slate of Senate primaries where conservatives are arguing over the best way to oppose President Barack Obama's signature law.
Those who travel on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive might have noticed some changes recently, specifically at 60 MLK Drive.
Christmas came early this year for everyone who attended Trinity Episcopal Church's Service of Lessons and Carols last Sunday evening. With the church decorated in green and gold for the Christmas season, Trinity's choir and handbells presented a worship service that brought the story of Christmas closer to everyone's heart.
Georgia Southern head coach Jeff Monken has been named the 37th football coach at Army, the United States Military Academy announced Tuesday.
The Statesboro Police Department said Thursday that it will not release the name of an officer who fired shots that resulted in the death of a 61-year-old man at his Rackley Street home in October 2013.
The weather was cold and rainy Thursday, but that's not the reason law enforcement found a Twin City man soaked and chilled, needing rescue.
A man whose backpack led to his arrest in September pleaded guilty Wednesday to robbing a Lanier Drive sandwich shop.
A downtown Statesboro nightclub that has been "the scene of illegal activity," including more than one shooting and a death and that has been shut down since November, will not be allowed to open its doors again, according to a court order.
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.