A man is behind bars after reportedly having sex with a runaway teenager, police said. Statesboro police arrested a man Friday they said engaged in sexual intercourse with the juvenile. Sherrod Antonio Natson, 23, of Lanier Drive, is charged with child molestation, statutory rape and enticing a child for indecent purposes, said Advanced Patrol Officer Justin Samples, the police department's public information officer. The incident surrounding Natson's arrest, which remains under investigation, stems from a ...
An accident Tuesday morning involving a Statesboro police officer is under investigation by Georgia State Patrol troopers.
The Statesboro Regional Library will host its monthly "Meet the Artist" event on Thursday. This month, the artist is Sandra "Sandi" Hart Francis, a native of Pavo, Ga. She graduated from Ocala (Fla.) Senior High School and attended Jacksonville University. She lived and worked in New York, Virginia, California and Florida. After a lifetime of being an "8-to-5'er," including the last 26 years of her working life employed with Crowley Maritime Corp. in Jacksonville, Fla., ...
A Jenkins County man was killed Saturday in an ATV accident north of Portal. John W. Banner, 48, of Millen, was riding an ATV on Rock Hill Road around 5:50 p.m. when his four-wheeler left the road as he tried to round a curve, according to reports by Master Trooper Ricky Helton of the Georgia State Patrol. Banner was ejected from the ATV and pronounced dead at the scene. He apparently died from head injuries, ...
A Statesboro civil rights attorney and pastor has been elected the newest leader of the Georgia State Conference NAACP.
Georgia Southern University police officers helped catch two armed robbery suspects Friday night minutes after Statesboro police gave descriptions of the suspects.
The Friday morning search of a Maple Street home police called a "source for the distribution of a significant amount of crack cocaine" also yielded items stolen in recent area burglaries.
A man wanted in Virginia was found Friday hiding in a Clito-area mobile home with a juvenile runaway from the same state.
Eleven-year-old Kai Owens is a vivacious, lovable, smiling fifth-grader at Brooklet Elementary School who likes to break-dance, beat-box, skim-board, and have "killer Nerf wars."
Sixty years of friendship – and yet they'd never met. That is, not until recently.
An effort is underway to establish a second public charter school in Bulloch County. Administrators with Statesboro's Charter Conservatory, a charter school serving middle and high school students, plan to petition the state for creation of a new school - one that would provide an alternative option for elementary school parents and teachers. Corliss Reese, the director of Charter Conservatory, said he hopes to present a completed plan for what would be the Statesboro STEAM ...
After a brief respite from a summer of steady rain, Bulloch and surrounding counties may see yet another wet spell as Tropical Storm Karen makes landfall this weekend.
Bulloch County Commissioners approved a rezoning request Tuesday allowing a developer to plan a 115-lot subdivision in Clito.
On a winter day in 1906, a group composed of some of Bulloch County's most prominent citizens boarded a train and traveled east, to Savannah, with one goal in mind.
Following a nearly yearlong process to implement new models and garner community input, the Bulloch County school district has unveiled a plan that will guide students and teachers through 2020.
After a third bank burglary in Statesboro in recent months, police arrested a man they said is responsible for the crimes.
It was just another ordinary Saturday for Dale Lick.
NEW YORK - Gobble down the turkey and save the pumpkin pie for later.
WALKER COUNTY, Ga. - In a case that could renew the debate over stand-your-ground laws, authorities in northwest Georgia say one man shot and killed another after the shooter felt threatened by a 72-year-old who turned out to be a wandering Alzheimer's patient.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - A wet and blustery storm along the East Coast made driving hazardous and tangled up hundreds of flights Wednesday but didn't cause the all-out gridlock many Thanksgiving travelers had feared.
With Christmas approaching, many people will be out and about shopping for gifts, decorating, and going home for the holidays. It's a time for cheer and good will, but local law enforcement officials warn citizens to be safe while enjoying the season.
Editor's note: Because of ongoing computer system problems at the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office, the mug shots of the suspects were not available Tuesday.
Editor's note: Because of ongoing computer system problems at the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office, the mug shots of the suspects were not available Tuesday.Local law enforcement officers have arrested 29 people so far as part of a joint investigation into drug trafficking that began in September.
Georgia Southern's 26-20 win over the Florida Gators at the Swamp on Saturday was the biggest win in program history. Not the football program's history - the history of the whole athletics department.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which appears in Wednesday's print edition.In an article about the groundbreaking of the Natural Resources Building at Ogeechee Technical College that appeared in the Business Tuesday section, the name of the general contractor was incorrect because of a reporter's error. Pope Construction Company is the general contractor. Also, Ogeechee Tech is in the process of seeking regional accreditation. Because of a reporter's error, ...
One of my favorite local charitable fundraisers is spearheaded by Statesboro artist Beth Sands. Sands is the owner of Barefoot Angel Designs, and her Christmas tree ornament fundraiser is affectionately known in and around Statesboro as Paul's Angel.
A downtown bank was broken into - the third such incident since July - and an undisclosed amount of money taken, in burglary early Monday morning.
Two men have been charged in connection with a series of store burglaries across Bulloch County, the sheriff's office said.
At the time of year when many stop to count their blessings, several area pastors and churches want to gather together in worship as one grateful community.