With two weeks remaining until voters choose Statesboro's next mayor, all four candidates shared a stage Tuesday night to spread their messages to an attending and viewing audience.
Lamar Dodd spent a lifetime in the arts, a prolific painter for most of his 90 years. More impressive yet, he seems to have been reborn again and again through the years, creating in new styles, seeing the world through new eyes - and revealing it to us all.
Two candidates for Statesboro's District 1 City Council seat shared ideas and concerns Tuesday night during a forum hosted by the Statesboro Herald.
The Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair brings a great deal more to the table than thrill rides and funnel cakes.
Editor's note: This is the second of two articles profiling the two candidates for the Statesboro City Council District 1 office.
With zombies growling, sirens wailing, drums rolling and children laughing in delight, a colorful and exciting parade through downtown Statesboro Monday kicked off the 2013 Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair.
Borrowing the mantra of legendary football coach Erk Russell, Phil Boyum promised last year to "Do Right" by Statesboro District 1 voters.
When the six candidates for contested seats in Statesboro's city government appeared at the Democratic Party's Pancakes & Politics, residents asked personal questions about jobs and crime.
A man who ran a stop sign was also smoking marijuana in his truck, according to a Bulloch County Sheriff's deputy who said the man was also charged with illegal possession of prescription drugs.
Even though one man shouted a warning, it was too late to escape the law as drug agents and other officers on Mikell Street Thursday responded to a narcotics complaint, according to a Bulloch County Sheriff's Office report.
"I thought everyone knew how to boil water and cook rice," Azure Rountree's husband joked affectionately early in their marriage.
The Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair, serving seven counties, will see its 52nd year arrive with a parade kickoff at
A Bulloch County farm was recognized recently at the Georgia National Fair in Perry for its historical significance.
Dr. Adewale Troutman, the president of the American Public Health Association, traces disparities in Americans' health to differences in income, education, race and ZIP codes. In a lecture at Georgia Southern University, he urged students to do something about it.
Man 2 Man, a local support group for men with prostate cancer, got a special visit Friday from an expert at Mayo Clinic.
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.
The rickety shell of the Bennett Grove School - Bulloch County's only known, extant one-room schoolhouse for black children from the long period when separate clearly wasn't equal - recently emerged from a thicket of bushes and small trees.
Having lost everything, a Portal family is making do under rough circumstances but hoping and praying for generosity.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The Georgia Southern Eagles are the most storied program in the history of the Football Championship Subdivision.
A Nevils-area family was honored Friday as the Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce observed Farm-City Week with a luncheon.
Two incidents Thursday night involving armed suspects add up to three armed robbery incidents this week in Statesboro.
A Metter man shot his son in self-defense Thursday morning, Metter Police Chief Dennis Nelson said.
FORT WORTH, Texas - On a gloomy November afternoon, I helped carry the inexpensive wooden casket of Lee Harvey Oswald to a grave on a slight rise dotted with dying grass.
Twenty-nine works were selected for the Statesboro Regional Arts Association's annual Juried Exhibition, and any one of them is worth a visit to the Averitt Center for the Arts.
A man suspected in an armed robbery Monday at The Grove apartments told police someone stole his car and committed the crime.
Folks are singing the praises of Langston Chapel Middle School music teacher Lawanda Allen, who, in a surprise visit Thursday morning, was announced the 2015 Bulloch County Teacher of the Year.
A spokesman for Georgia's Environmental Protection Division said a permit issued this week that allows King America Finishing to continue releasing wastewater into the Ogeechee River would "make the discharge the most highly regulated in the state."