One of four people arrested on drug charges Thursday after a three-month-long investigation added a charge by lying to officers about drugs he had on his person.
A Southeast Bulloch Middle School teacher charged with public indecency sent a letter to Bulloch County Board of Education members asking them to postpone a hearing regarding his employment.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday August 28, 2008
Football fans will see some familiar faces Saturday, whether they'll be tuned into Georgia Southern's contest at Georgia or inside Sanford Stadium.
A man who refused to follow rules at a local alcohol and drug rehabilitation center flunked a second chance to comply, and fled when deputies came to take him away, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.
Portal Police arrested a man they said stole auto parts from an acquaintance and returned them for a refund.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday August 27, 2008
A tornado warning is issued for the area and officials urge citizens to take cover. A red-lettered warning appears on the bottom left corner of the television screen as local stations announce a tornado warning. Weather radios sound an alert. Does this mean there is definitely a tornado on the ground?
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday August 26, 2008
Fugitive squad agents captured a man police said is responsible for a burglary in Portal last October, as well as several other burglary incidents in the region.
A man who reported being robbed at gunpoint Aug. 17 at a local bank ATM lied, police said.
HARROLD, Texas - Along with normal first-day jitters and excitement, students in this tiny district started school Monday wondering which teachers might be toting firearms.
''It was kind of awkward knowing that some teachers were carrying guns,'' said Adam Lira, 17, a senior. ''I don't feel like they should be, 'cause we already have locked doors and cameras. But I didn't feel threatened by it.''
A man police said robbed Statesboro's Wal-Mart early Monday is behind bars after a detective linked the stolen getaway car to the suspect and another armed robbery in Brunswick.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday August 25, 2008
Georgia Southern University alumnus W.R. "Bobby" Smith has returned to Georgia Southern University several times, and this year he's coming back again. This time he will serve as the community chair of the university's 35th edition of A Day for Southern, scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 9.
The voluntary, curbside collection of recyclables that has been offered to Statesboro, Brooklet and Portal residents for several years will end Sept. 1, county officials say.
The memorial statue of a Confederate soldier standing on the Bulloch County Courthouse square will be once again discussed during a Bulloch County Commission meeting.
Russell Keen, Georgia Southern University's vice president for external affairs, is leaving to join Georgia Regents University as executive vice president for external relations and chief of staff to incoming GRU President Brooks A. Keel.
Keep Bulloch Beautiful was a successful program while it lasted, but budget cuts and personnel attrition led to its demise, and Bulloch County commissioners do not anticipate its resurrection soon.
A man arrested last week on armed robbery charges isn't who he said he was, police said.
Georgia Southern University has confirmed that one of the four Marines killed in the shootings Thursday at two military sites in Chattanooga, Tenn., was a former GSU student, Skip Wells.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - A gunman unleashed a barrage of fire at a recruiting center and another U.S. military site a few miles apart in Chattanooga on Thursday, killing at least four Marines, officials said. The attacker was also killed.
Portal police Chief Jason Sapp is back on duty after a two-week suspension regarding personal car repairs that were billed to the city.
After 17 years on the Statesboro City Council, Gary Lewis says he will not seek re-election in November and will retire from council at the end of the year.
Because the Donehoo-Brannen-NeSmith mansion is a private home, most Statesboro residents have only glimpsed its stone steps, wide porch and fluted columns while traveling down Savannah Avenue. However, over the next few days, the neoclassical house's air of mystery will be lifted, granting locals an up-close look at the home and its contents as the owners open their lawn for an estate sale, placing several generations of antiques and family heirlooms up for purchase.
BASTROP, Texas - No citizens were rounded up and imprisoned at Wal-Mart. Tanks didn't rumble down city streets in a declaration of martial law.
City Council members who took part in the latest work session for a new Statesboro Alcoholic Beverages Ordinance favored setting a definite time – the time discussed was 11 p.m. – for restaurants that serve alcohol to stop admitting anyone under age 21.
A $5,000 reward is offered for information leading to an arrest in the June 6 homicide of a Brooklet woman.
When Janina Jones' name was picked as the winner of the Statesboro Herald's first "60-Second Grocery Grab" last year, she knew where she was headed first at Ken's IGA in Brooklet – the meat department.
A man convicted of vehicular manslaughter after a September 2012 crash was sentenced Friday.