The recycling containers at Bulloch County's 16 recycling centers are getting a facelift, thanks to a grant from the Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority and funds from Keep Bulloch Beautiful.
MARIETTA, Ga. - A suburban Atlanta couple was convicted of murder Friday in the beating death of their 8-year-old son, a case that prompted authorities to raid the parents' church because it supports corporal punishment.
SYLVESTER, Ga. - Government and company scientists went through one of the nation's largest peanut butter plants Friday, trying to figure out how salmonella got into batches of the spread.
Charles Olliff Jr. was named Rotary Citizen of the Year Monday at a joint meeting of the Statesboro Rotary Club and the Downtown Rotary Club of Statesboro.
ATLANTA - Ponds and swamps are becoming eerily silent. The familiar melody of ribbits, croaks and chirps is disappearing as a mysterious killer fungus wipes out frog populations around the globe, a phenomenon likened to the extinction of dinosaurs. Scientists from around the world are meeting Thursday and Friday in Atlanta to organize a worldwide effort to stem the deaths by asking zoos, aquariums and botanical gardens to take in threatened frogs until ...
Citing the numerous activities taking place in Statesboro and Bulloch County in April, the March of Dimes has rescheduled the Statesboro WalkAmerica for Saturday, March 31 at Mill Creek Regional Park.
FORT STEWART, Ga. - On weekends, Army Pfc. Keith Smith used to drive 45 miles to Savannah to find a nightclub with hip-hop music, single women and a bar open well past midnight.
Every week the Statesboro Herald and statesboroherald.com ask a question of general interest. Look for the responses every Wednesday in Boro Snapshot.
For the third consecutive year, Statesboro's annual budget was awarded the highest honor for budget preparation.
SAVANNAH, Ga. - A small plane broke apart in the air and scattered wreckage over 1.5 miles when it crashed on Fort Stewart over the weekend, killing the pilot and his three passengers flying from Florida to South Carolina to buy a recreational vehicle.
Winners at Sunday's 49th Annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles: Album of the Year: ''Taking the Long Way,'' Dixie Chicks. Record of the Year: ''Not Ready to Make Nice,'' Dixie Chicks. Song of the Year: ''Not Ready to Make Nice,'' Martie Maguire, Natalie Maines, Emily Robison and Dan Wilson (Dixie Chicks). New Artist: Carrie Underwood. Female R&B Vocal Performance: ''Be Without You,'' Mary J. Blige. Pop ...
ATLANTA - Artists Gnarls Barkley and rappers T.I. and Ludacris were among the Georgia artists who won Grammys in Sunday night's awards show by the Recording Academy in Los Angeles.
A few dozen people were on hand at the Statesboro Mall Saturday afternoon to express their concerns on a variety of issues to Congressman John Barrow (D-Savannah) as part of his "Congress on the Corner" tour.
A single vehicle crash Saturday morning claimed the life of one man on Burkhalter Road, according to Senior Trooper D. H. Averitt.
A man in jail for probation violation stemming from a previous charge of kidnapping his wife and one of her former husbands escaped and tried to kidnap the pair again, sheriff's officials said.
Two incidents Thursday night involving armed suspects add up to three armed robbery incidents this week in Statesboro.
A Metter man shot his son in self-defense Thursday morning, Metter Police Chief Dennis Nelson said.
FORT WORTH, Texas - On a gloomy November afternoon, I helped carry the inexpensive wooden casket of Lee Harvey Oswald to a grave on a slight rise dotted with dying grass.
Twenty-nine works were selected for the Statesboro Regional Arts Association's annual Juried Exhibition, and any one of them is worth a visit to the Averitt Center for the Arts.
A man suspected in an armed robbery Monday at The Grove apartments told police someone stole his car and committed the crime.
Folks are singing the praises of Langston Chapel Middle School music teacher Lawanda Allen, who, in a surprise visit Thursday morning, was announced the 2015 Bulloch County Teacher of the Year.
A spokesman for Georgia's Environmental Protection Division said a permit issued this week that allows King America Finishing to continue releasing wastewater into the Ogeechee River would "make the discharge the most highly regulated in the state."
For valor shown during the rescue of a man trapped in a grain silo earlier this year, four local firefighters were honored Tuesday by the Statesboro Public Safety Department and Statesboro City Council.
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.