ATLANTA - The January death of a whale shark at the Georgia Aquarium was likely caused by stomach problems that led to peritonitis, officials said Wednesday.
Plans to illegally obtain Xanax and sell the prescription drug landed four people in jail, and further arrests could be pending, police said.
Three Sylvania residents were arrested for felony shoplifting after they tried leaving a local retail store with shopping carts filled with merchandise without paying for the items first.
Major discussion focused on the issue of risk and liability when transporting students during last week's Bulloch County Board of Education meeting. The tragic accident in Atlanta, resulting in the deaths of several Ohio baseball players, showed the need to establish protocol for educational and extracurricular trips.
Georgia Southern officials hope the community centennial celebration will end with a bang.
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DALTON, Ga. - Jurors Tuesday spared the life of a former 911 dispatcher convicted of poisoning her boyfriend with antifreeze - the same way she had killed her husband six years earlier.
Due to a nationwide backlog at passport agencies, the time it takes to obtain a passport has been extended, said Bulloch County Clerk of Courts Sherri Akins.
Need some help with your love life, or with life in general? Then maybe seeing Averitt STARS' production of Hello, Dolly! will give you some ideas on how to live life to the fullest.
A Metter couple were killed Saturday when the motorcycle they were riding crossed the center line, striking a car.
Georgia Southern University's Raptor Center was the site this past weekend for Spring Egg-Stravanganza, which also included a campout. Campers learned about the birds of prey kept at the center and how the Raptor Center helps the wildlife. They also had a a lot of fun.
The Statesboro - Bulloch County Animal Shelter is waiting for word from the Georgia Department of Agriculture on whether its method of euthanasia will be changed from gassing with carbon monoxide to injection of sodium pentobarbital.
The number of Statesboro-area pets affected by canned or pouched food included in an international pet food recall has risen, said one local veterinarian.
Young gymnasts from all over Georgia met Saturday and Sunday to compete in the Southern Safari Invitational.
About two thousand people enjoyed games, food and fireworks at Friday night's annual Swing Into Spring event - the official kickoff of the Statesboro-Bulloch County Recreation Department youth baseball and softball season.
Seven people were arrested Tuesday after one man fled from police to an apartment with a history of recent drug arrests, authorities said.
During Thursday night's debate in Statesboro, Republican challenger Rick Allen and the Democratic incumbent, U.S. Rep. John Barrow, came out verbally swinging, each accusing the other of misrepresenting his own and the other's past and positions.
The Bulloch-Candler Service Center, more commonly known as High Hope, recently initiated a project that they hope will benefit the individuals served by the center, as well as the community.
Georgia Southern University's College of Business Administration, Office of Graduate Programs will host a Master of Business Administration Open House on Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 3-7 p.m. at the Savannah Airport Hilton Garden Inn, 80 Clyde E. Martin Drive in Savannah.
City employees are looking into why no alcoholic beverage license holders were brought to hearings before City Council for more than three years.
Following a well-received performance last spring, Neos Dance Theatre will reappear at the Emma Kelly Theater with an original, multimedia ballet "Count … the Legend of Dracula" on Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
The Statesboro Police Department found nine businesses in violation of the prohibition against selling alcohol to underage customers during Alcohol Beverage Control Operations that took place Thursday through Saturday.
After a bond hearing Wednesday lasting nearly three hours, Ogeechee Judicial Circuit Chief Judge William E. Woodrum Jr. said he would review the testimony before deciding whether to grant bond for a bouncer accused of beating another man to death in August.
A traveling exhibit honoring military personnel killed in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars is currently at the Museum on Main, inside the new Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau on South Main Street.
The Second Annual OctoberQuest benefiting United Way of Southeast Georgia is set for Saturday at The Clubhouse. Proceeds from the event will benefit the local United Way, which serves Bulloch, Candler, Emanuel, Evans, Jenkins and Tattnall counties.
DALLAS - A second Dallas hospital worker who provided care for the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. has tested positive for the disease, and officials on Wednesday began reaching out to passengers who had been on a flight with her the day before she fell ill.
A Twin City man charged with stabbing a man to death in February pleaded guilty Tuesday.
Despite efforts to hide evidence, including a felony amount of marijuana and a handgun stashed in a toilet, five men were jailed Saturday after law enforcement paid them an unexpected visit, authorities said.
A home invasion early Tuesday morning has sheriff's investigators seeking information on three suspects.
Georgia Southern University's Performing Arts Center, 847 Plant Drive, will welcome the National Acrobats of the People's Republic of China as they perform "Cirque Peking" at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.