Statesboro resident Matthew Spiers could have been at the scene of Monday's shooting massacre at Virginia Technical College had he not overslept.
While no one wants a disaster such as the Virginia Technical College shootings to take place in their community, Georgia Southern University Police Chief Ken Brown said local law enforcement is ready to handle such a volatile situation.
As the Georgia General Assembly's 2007 session winds down, so does the career of Bill Golden, Georgia Southern University's longtime director of governmental relations.
Bulloch County should be sparkling today after hundreds of volunteers combed the roadsides Saturday during the Seventh Annual Great American Cleanup.
Want to discover the "fun" in a fund raiser? Participate in the First Annual Birdies, Blues and Barbecue Golf Tournament to benefit the Averitt Center for the Arts, home of the Emma Kelly Theatre.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Statesboro High's Paul Welle was awarded a $20,000 college scholarship Monday in the Young Epidemiology Scholars (YES) Competition, one of the nation's most prestigious and influential high school science competitions.
Wild winds blustered through the area Sunday following some much-needed rain the night before. While the precipitation was welcomed, the winds caused a few minor problems.
After three years of research and countless hours of rehearsals, "A Scholar Under Siege" is set to debut at Georgia Southern's Performing Arts Center Friday.
There will be plenty of hands-on activities like the one shown above today during Georgia Southern University's ArtsFest '07. The annual event at Sweetheart Circle in the center of the campus runs from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The celebration of ArtFest's 25th year features art, music, dance, and some brand-new events added to festival favorites. ArtsFest is a free event open to everyone.
Three are behind bars and further arrests are pending regarding a burglary on Marvin Avenue where a victim's credit card was stolen.
The Statesboro City Council is expected to approved an ordinance regulating involuntary towing inside the city limits, including setting a maximum fee of $70 for a vehicle being towed without the owners consent.
Old cellular phones that no longer have service may seem to be harmless toys for children, but they can also be a problem for 911 dispatchers.
Gnats and humidity couldn't stop area residents from swarming Sweetheart Circle on the campus of Georgia Southern University Saturday for the 25th annual ArtsFest celebration.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. - A convicted child molester and his parents pleaded not guilty Friday to charges they kidnapped, sexually assaulted and murdered a 6-year-old boy whose body was found last month wrapped in a trash bag and dumped by a roadside.
ATLANTA - The leader of Georgia's black lawmakers group said Friday that a push in the Legislature to apologize for the state's role in slavery may be dead for the year.
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."