DALTON, Ga. - The winner of half of the record $390 million jackpot has stepped forward, but Georgia lottery officials refused to immediately name the lucky person.
When his friend and one-time flag football teammate Levon Jones was killed two years ago in New Orleans, Michael Holsonback knew he wanted to do something for him.
When Statesboro started its subdivision incentive program in December 2001, the city was having trouble attracting developers to build residential housing inside the city limits.
A traffic accident on U.S. 301 South early Tuesday evening took the life of a Statesboro woman, according to Georgia State Patrol Trooper First-Class J. B. Hodges.
Movie theaters that also sell alcohol in Statesboro will once again be able offer discounted tickets for youth and senior citizens after action taken at Tuesday's city council meeting.
Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators are seeking a man they said robbed a local convenience store early Tuesday morning.
Bulloch County Commissioners expect this evening to approve contracts with The Variations and Statesboro Blues for entertainment at the upcoming July 4 celebration at Mill Creek Park
COLUMBUS, Ga. - Michael Antonio Natson lured 23-year-old Ardena Carter to a remote area of Fort Benning, then shot the pregnant woman in the back of the head and left her body to be found by hunters, a prosecutor said Monday.
The Statesboro City Council is expected to approve a measure that will allow movie theaters to sell discounted tickets to senior citizens and children.
By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG
A five-mile stretch of the eastbound lanes on Interstate 16 was closed for about 12 hours Friday after an early morning accident involving three tractor-trailer rigs took the life of one driver, said Georgia State Patrol Trooper First-Class J. B. Hodges.
What to do about Portal Middle/High School was the main topic Thursday during a work session of the Bulloch County Board of Education at William James Educational Complex
Statesboro Police Chief Stan York and Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson have been named co-chairs for the annual Great American Cleanup, which began Friday and culminates with the community-wide cleanup event on April 14.
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.
Georgia Southern University officials, specifically from the Dean of Students' Office and the Multicultural Student Center, plan to meet today with students leading efforts to change the sign and symbolism used by Rumrunners Plantation Room, a bar and music venue near campus.
Commissioner Roy Thompson took 10 minutes of a Bulloch County Board of Commissioners' meeting that fell on his birthday to react to a letter to the editor that criticized the commissioners.
SAVANNAH - A man convicted of acting as a pimp for women forced into prostitution was sentenced to life in federal prison Wednesday for his role in what prosecutors called a sex trafficking ring that traded women like slaves between Georgia, Florida and the Carolinas.