During summer break, few students like to think about school. They relax or get a job and forget about academics. But things are different for Georgia Southern's incoming freshmen. They aren't just thinking about college; they're experiencing it.
With little discussion, the Statesboro City Council approved sweeping changes to the city's occupational tax structure at its meeting Tuesday morning after months of work by a panel assembled by Mayor Bill Hatcher.
With the sizzling heat of summer ahead and as the state falls deeper into a drought that has gripped much of the southeast, Georgia officials have enacted outdoor watering restrictions in an effort to conserve water.
OMEGA - The sky above Randy Scarbor's cantaloupe fields was overcast last week, but the clouds were from the massive wildfires to the east. No rain was forecast on the last day of May, a month that set records for dry conditions across Georgia.
METTER -- Farmers need to become energy producers and not only energy consumers.
Bulloch County Board of Education members are considering three men for the Bulloch County school superintendent position about to be vacated by Dr. Jessie Strickland, who resigned from the position. Strickland has accepted a position with Ogeechee Technical College as vice president of student affairs. Her tenure ends June 30.
The Statesboro City Council is expected to approve a new fee structure for its occupational tax at their meeting Tuesday morning.
In 2005, members of Statesboro's Temple Baptist Church voted unanimously to sell their property to Walgreen's Pharmacy. Little did they know construction delays on their new church would force them to spend about 30 months in the steel building that was originally their gym.
For the past few months, the congregation of Trinity Episcopal Church – a forward-looking group – has been looking back at its first 100 years.
A woman arrested Wednesday, charged with setting a Hinesville-area mobile home on fire with her children inside, worked and lived in Statesboro, investigators said.
Statesboro and Bulloch County firefighters assisted Bryan County firefighters Thursday in battling a blaze that consumed over 400 acres, said Bryan County Administrator Phil Jones. The fire started back up again Thursday after having been extinguished Sunday, he said. The blaze threatened structures and 71 homes were evacuated. Twenty-three fire trucks and over 100 firefighters from Bulloch, Evans, Liberty, Chatham and Effingham arrived to help with the fire, as well as officials from the ...
FRUITHURST, Ala. - The huge hog that became known as ''Monster Pig'' after being killed by an 11-year-old boy was raised on a farm where it had another name: Fred.
SAVANNAH - A police officer has been arrested on accusations he unjustly shot and killed an unarmed man during a foot chase.
ATLANTA, Ga. - The Georgia farmer on whose property a huge wild hog was killed in 2004 is skeptical about reports that an even bigger wild hog was killed in Alabama.
Ray Hendrix has a vision of seeing a Veterans Affairs medical clinic located in Statesboro.
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."