Santa Claus made an early appearance to surprise a special young man by granting his greatest Christmas wish.
METTER - The Guido Evangelistic Association hosted its annual "Gathering" dinner last month at the Hamstra Worship Center to thank supporters of the ministry.
Three programs that feed people in need – the Food Bank Inc., Rebecca's Café and the Food Bank's Morning Outreach – plan to move to a shared location on Statesboro's west side in the early months of 2014.
Evidence submitted during a court hearing regarding closure of a nightclub due to its being a public nuisance has led to another hearing scheduled to determine whether the club's alcohol license should be revoked.
More than 50 people attended a Thursday evening information session the Bulloch County Board of Education set up to address the ongoing topic of religious expression in public schools.
ATLANTA - On her way to work, Ira Curry heard on the radio that one of the winning lottery ticket numbers was her family's lucky No. 7. She called home, her daughter checked the ticket and in an instant, Curry was a multi-millionaire.
Editor's note: Bulloch County Clerk of Courts Teresa Tucker pleaded guilty to two felony counts of violation of oath by public officer. Because of a reporter's mistake, front-page articles Tuesday and Wednesday incorrectly stated that she pleaded to misdemeanors. A corrected article on the plea agreement appears below. The Statesboro Herald regrets the errors.
WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve has decided to reduce its stimulus for the U.S. economy because the job market has shown steady improvement. The shift could lead to higher long-term borrowing rates for individuals and
A motorcycle club will hold a fundraiser to help a local family buy a memorial headstone in honor of a 10-year-old girl who was killed in a tragic accident.
The U.S. Military Academy has expressed interest in Georgia Southern head coach Jeff Monken.
DES MOINES, Iowa - The two winning Mega Millions tickets were sold in California and Georgia, lottery officials said Wednesday.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction. Bulloch County Clerk of Courts Teresa Tucker pleaded guilty to two felony counts of violation of oath by public officer. Because of a reporter's mistake, front-page articles Tuesday and Wednesday incorrectly stated that she pleaded to misdemeanors. A corrected article on the plea agreement appears in Friday's print edition. The Statesboro Herald regrets the errors.
A Georgia Southern University professor has just had his third historical novel published.
The next opportunity for public input on religious expression in Bulloch County public schools will take place Thursday evening.
A man carrying marijuana and cash reached speeds up to 100 mph Monday evening before crashing into another car just outside Statesboro after he fled from Jenkins County deputies into Bulloch County, authorities said.
Randy Morton was named regional director of strategic multimedia initiatives for Morris Newspaper Corporation in Southeast Georgia and Southern California, Morris Multimedia CEO Charles H. Morris announced Thursday.
Statesboro Kiwanis members celebrated the civic club's 54th anniversary Thursday by honoring several, including member J.D. Dunn, who was named Kiwanian of the Year.
Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team members arrested three men Tuesday on drug charges after an investigation regarding suspected illegal narcotic sales.
Award-winning author and producer David Fulmer will offer his insights into the life of a Statesboro legend at the Emma Kelly Theater inside the Averitt Center for the Arts in downtown Statesboro. The lecture is set for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 4.
Two Bulloch County public schools were among those recognized by the state this week for their Advanced Placement exam results.
SAVANNAH - Two police officers won't face criminal charges for fatally shooting a southeast Georgia man inside his home after the man's fiancée called 911 seeking an ambulance to help him, the prosecutor reviewing the case said Wednesday.
Before receiving her high school diploma in May, Bulloch County's 2014 STAR student, Nidhi Aggarwal, will have earned more than a full year's college credits. Her SAT score, at a single sitting, was 2280 out of a possible 2400. She is a National Merit Finalist.
The Second Annual Chocolate 5K Run/Walk had ended successfully with a whopping $25,000 raised for Open Hearts Community Mission for the homeless of Statesboro and Bulloch County. Participants and volunteers were back home; media and paparazzi were relinquished of duties, and city workers were ready to reopen downtown streets for traffic.
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2014 Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards.
Nothing creates a buzz in Statesboro like grocery store talk.
ATLANTA - Environmental regulators in Georgia would have to consult with local officials on how best to handle toxic spills under a proposal backed by House lawmakers.
Hundreds of high school students packed into the Russell Union Ballroom on Georgia Southern University's campus Saturday.
ATLANTA - More than half of this year's legislative session was already over when the House leadership filed a bill with little fanfare but big political ramifications.
At University Plaza, the face of the "Rumrunners Plantation Room" sign with the old Georgia state flags on it was no longer visible Friday. Some observers said the sign appeared to still be there atop the building, but face-down.
The Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team arrested 20 people Thursday night and early Friday on drug violations, outstanding arrest warrants and other charges.