Whitney Jones was named recently the 2014 Employee of the Year for East Georgia Regional Medical Center.
Teaching the younger generation the importance of freedom and its price is a key reason to observe Memorial Day, said author and World War II veteran Paul Grassey as he gave an inspirational speech during Monday's Memorial Day celebration, held in the Averitt Center's Emma Kelly Theater.
Ogeechee Technical College handed out more than 1,000 degrees, diplomas, certificates and GED diplomas to more than 350 students during its commencement Thursday at Hanner Fieldhouse on Georgia Southern University's campus. Heather Abbott, a survivor of the Boston Marathon bombing and a certified peer counselor with the Amputee Coalition of America, was the keynote speaker.
It's been more than a year since Dr. Ken LeCain took over as principal at Statesboro High School.
Paul Grassey, who piloted a baker's dozen B-24 bombing runs over Europe during World War II and helped get the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force off the ground, talks in detail but focuses on the big picture of war and remembrance.
Thanks to publicity on news outlets and social media, the four Oliver children were turned over to other family members by the parents and then given to the Department of Family Chidlrens Services, Jared Akins, chief deputy for the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office, said Saturday afternoon.
The legacy of Portal's Leila Alice Daughtry Denmark will be honored yet again, this time with the naming of Forsyth County's sixth high school.
A survivor of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings gave graduates a message of hope and inspiration Thursday evening during the Ogeechee Technical College 2015 Spring Commencement ceremony.
A fatal accident involving a tractor-trailer in Screven County Wednesday afternoon took the life of a man riding a wheelchair from Augusta to Savannah to raise awareness for people with disabilities.
The Bulloch County Board of Education split 4-3 over a vote on personnel last week, rejecting an entire list of recommendations from Superintendent Charles Wilson.
Former Statesboro police major Scott Brunson, who appealed his termination last month, will return to the department as a detective, Brunson's attorney Dan Snipes confirmed Wednesday.
New rules that Statesboro City Council approved Tuesday restrict water bill adjustments for city employees and their families but also provide a waiver of late charges for customers with previously spotless five-year payment histories.
A crash that closed a portion of Veteran's Memorial Parkway Wednesday morning resulted in a Statesboro woman being airlifted to a Savannah hospital for treatment of critical injuries.
Portal city officials are working towards improving wastewater disposal and maintenance issues after the Georgia Environmental Protection Division mandated changes following an unpermitted discharge and sewage spill.
Georgia Transportation Commissioner Russell McMurry issued his decision Tuesday, denying Kinder Morgan a certificate that would have given the company power to force the sale of easements of private land to build the Palmetto Pipeline.
Prayer, hope, sadness and an overwhelming faith in the healing powers of God filled the Original First African Baptist Church Sunday evening, as local residents of all races came together at the Statesboro church for a community service of unity in the wake of the Charleston church shootings.
Something wicked this way comes - dropping limbs and hunting brains along the way.
Bulloch County commissioners haven't raised taxes since 2007, but that trend is likely to end in 2015.
As the best golfers in the world battle it out for the U.S. Open championship today, a homegrown possible future star of the sport will take on some of the best young golfers in the country.
After responding to reports of a possible meth lab, the Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team arrested three people June 11 and a fourth person Friday.
Bulloch County has a trashy problem, and it seems to be getting worse, according to one county official. People are dumping illegally at several unmanned dumpster sites, and it is costing county taxpayers.
A camp for adolescents with disabilities run by a partnership between Georgia Southern University, the Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department and the Therapy SPOT has turned out to be a winning combination for all involved.
Two class action lawsuits filed in Candler County in May against Excelsior Electric Membership Corporation seek compensation for capital credits not refunded to members, past and present.
With the City Charter requiring at least three votes to pass any motion, Statesboro City Council on Tuesday night did not approve a resolution releasing a document requested by the GBI, despite two votes in favor and one opposed.
Statesboro's monthly First Friday event for June actually will be held on Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. and will feature a first in downtown Statesboro - a canoe tug-of-war.
CHARLESTON, S.C. - A white man was arrested Thursday in the slayings of nine people, including the pastor, at a prayer meeting inside a historic black church in downtown Charleston.
Drivers who leave their cars where they're not wanted, such as after-hours at restaurants or for days at shopping centers, will pay more to get them back after an action Tuesday by Statesboro City Council.
A 2015 Statesboro High School graduate has earned the highest award offered in the Girl Scout program. Julia Fechter, 18-year-old daughter of George and Louise Fechter, received the prestigious Girl Scout Gold Award.
SAVANNAH - A Georgia sheriff died after crashing his patrol truck on a rural highway while helping chase a suspect who had fired gunshots at other law enforcement officers, authorities said Tuesday.
NEW YORK - It appears the baby recession really is over: Preliminary figures show U.S. births were up last year for the first time in seven years.