ATLANTA - Two new whale sharks arrived at the world's largest aquarium Friday. Both whale sharks - the world's largest fish - arrived at the Georgia Aquarium in downtown Atlanta after 6 a.m., less than 30 minutes apart. The pair had been flown 8,000 miles from Taipei, Taiwan by way of Anchorage, Alaska. They'll join the aquarium's three current whale sharks - the only ones on display outside of Asia - giving the ...
The kids are out of school for the summer, but the parents are still at work. What to do? Since 1969, parents from all over Bulloch County have sent their children to day summer camps run by the local recreation department. Camp Cherokee was the first of these camps in Statesboro. It began as a half-day camp, but over the years it evolved into a full day camp running from the first week school ...
Two months after the redesigned intersection of Highway 80 and Savannah Avenue was completed, the traffic light at the location will be activated early next week.
ATLANTA - Georgia drivers already paying record-high prices at the pump will have to dig even deeper into their wallets beginning Friday when the state's sales tax is set to rise 2.1 cents a gallon.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. - Seeking a friendly audience for his first major event touting a controversial immigration reform plan, President Bush told a crowd of federal law enforcement trainees and instructors on Tuesday that security will be key to any effective immigration plan.
In spite of all the heavy equipment, fuel odors, and the noise and vibrations of jack hammers, operations at the Bulloch County Jail are going smoothly, Sheriff Lynn Anderson said.
ATLANTA - The Coca-Cola Co. wants the real thing - in this case, three rare Norman Rockwell paintings.
Georgia Southern University spokesperson Loretta Brandon verified Wednesday that a man killed Tuesday in Marietta was enrolled at the university.
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In an especially emotional Memorial Day Celebration, participants recalled fond memories of the late Dr. Kemp Mabry, a well-known veteran and historian who always had an active role in Statesboro's and Bulloch County's Memorial Day and Veteran's Day observations.
Last week's meeting of the Bulloch County Board of Education included a preliminary discussion of the 2008 budget. All figures discussed were only tentative because Gov. Sonny Perdue has yet to sign the 2008 budget. Using the projected figures, the school system is facing a deficit of approximately $500,000. Part of this deficit comes from expected reduced federal funding by approximately $400,000.
Between 250 and 300 people are expected for Monday's Memorial Day observance at the Emma Kelly Theater to pay homage to those who lost their lives in military service during America's wars.
The largest class to ever graduate from Statesboro High School listened Saturday morning as their salutatorian and valedictorian offered words of wisdom and encouragement.
After warning for several years Bulloch County's revenue wasn't keeping pace with its growth, County Manager Tom Couch believes a tax increase for the upcoming fiscal year is the only way to deliver services residents expect.
Students at Sallie Zetterower Elementary School finished their last day of school for the 2006-2007 school year Friday.
Roads were closed for hours early Wednesday morning after a driver fell asleep and crashed, according to police. The accident caused a power outage, which led an officer to investigate.
Bulloch County commissioners approved a handful of service contracts Tuesday, including one that will mean a new roof for the Bulloch County Correctional Institute as well as fire safety improvements for the Bulloch County Jail.
The Pilot Club of Statesboro works throughout the year to combat brain-related illnesses in Bulloch County.
Police are offering a $500 reward for information about a rash of vandalism incidents Friday night and Saturday morning, in which several residents reported property damage, including the report of the destruction of a unique, one-of-a-kind eagle sculpture on display at a Gentilly Road business.
"Don't throw the baby out with the bathwater" was the crux of Paul Ferguson's remarks about the Affordable Care Act at Saturday's forum on the health-reform law, also known as "Obamacare."
ATLANTA - Georgia Power wants to earn more off the investments its shareholders make in its electricity system, while regulators and consumer groups want to reduce those earnings as the country recovers slowly from a recession.
Classic cars and motorcycle riders will escort Santa Claus on Saturday, as the Southern Thunder Cruisers host the 2013 edition of Santa's Toy Run.
Burglars targeted the Boys & Girls Club of Bulloch County this week for the third time in three months.
In the wake of a fatal shooting at a Statesboro nightclub Sunday, a discussion between Statesboro city officials and police led to the forced closure of two clubs with a history of violent incidents.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which appears in Tuesday's print edition.
Voters in the city of Statesboro can visit the Bulloch County courthouse to choose their next mayor - again.
Law enforcement officers padlocked and chain-locked two Statesboro nightclubs Wednesday evening, just a few days after both were the scenes of violence.
Though supported by just as many people who opposed the notion, Sunday sales of package alcohol in the city of Portal will remain prohibited.
Officials with the City of Statesboro announced Tuesday that a date is set to discuss major address changes for businesses along Northside Drive.
Volunteers will follow a 20-year Thanksgiving tradition this year by feeding more than 3,000 people, including those in need as well as public safety employees working on the holiday.