MIAMI - The first named storm of the year formed Wednesday off the southeastern U.S. coast, more than three weeks before the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season, forecasters said.
Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle, a Georgia Southern University alumnus, promoted appreciation and spirituality Saturday morning as he spoke to graduates during the 79th annual Spring Commencement ceremony at Paulson Stadium.
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ATLANTA - Georgia property owners won't be getting that tax refund after all.
BOSTON, Ga. - A south Georgia police officer was killed in what is believed to be an accidental shooting by another officer.
Georgia School Superintendent Kathy Cox will be the keynote speaker at Ogeechee Technical College's commencement ceremony Tuesday night at Hanner Fieldhouse.
Like other counties across South Georgia, Bulloch County is hurting for rain. While Friday's late afternoon thunderstorms were welcome, they were the proverbial drop in the bucket.
Georgia's Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle will address graduates Saturday during Georgia Southern University's spring 2007 commencement at Paulson Stadium.
After three weeks of investigation, Statesboro Police arrested a man they said molested an 8-year-old girl.
ATLANTA - When he was arrested after getting off a flight at a New York airport in 2004, Gainesville anesthesiologist Gregory Kapordelis was charged with traveling to Russia to have sex with young boys.
Ogeechee Technical College's inaugural iGot campaign kicked off Friday with a rally for faculty, staff and administration officials.
The Board of Regents approved a tuition increase of $302 for incoming freshman at Georgia's public colleges and universities Wednesday, but those students won't be affected by future rate hikes under the state's "fixed for four" plan.
This year's fund-raiser for Ogeechee Technical College will have a little different feel than in the past - and not just because the campaign has a new name.
A Bulloch County jury deliberated three hours before finding Antonio Tramaine Gibson guilty of shooting two Georgia Southern University basketball players in 2005.
A wildfire burning in the Pembroke area isn't nearly as large as the one still raging in the Okeefenokee Swamp, but the Seed Tick Road fire has burned for a week and is an example of how easily dry conditions could result in a volatile situation.
Michael Gatto got as much as he could out of his 18 years of life, including the 10 days he was at Georgia Southern University.
Rude Rudy's owner Jonathan Earl Starkey has been asked to appear before City Council later this month, and face the possible suspension or revocation of the nightspot's alcoholic beverage license, according to a notice mailed to him Monday.
ATLANTA - The head of the state ethics commission was fired Monday, less than a week after a judge fined her $10,000 for failing to turn over key documents in a lawsuit against the agency and called her actions "dishonest and non-transparent."
Georgia Southern University kicks off its 41st annual "A Day for Southern" community fundraising campaign Tuesday. The fundraising tradition began as a way for Georgia Southern supporters to contribute to the ongoing success of the university.
Statesboro city councilmen and others spoke highly Monday of former Councilman Thomas Norwood "Tommy" Blitch Jr., who died Sunday under hospice care. He was 82.
SAVANNAH - After four busy nesting years on beaches from Georgia to the Carolinas, loggerhead sea turtles this summer laid their eggs at a much pokier pace.
MACON - The morning the girls integrated the Bibb County schools, there was still a virtual mountain to climb.
A man claiming he was injured last year by a bouncer at Rude Rudy's has filed suit against the club.
Jenkins County Sheriff Robert Oglesby said Friday that no foul play is suspected in the case of a Jenkins County man missing since early July.
Legendary Georgia Bulldogs football coach Vince Dooley, along with his wife, Barbara, will be the featured speakers at the annual Steak & Burger Dinner fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Club of Bulloch County.
When doctors told him he might have only five weeks to live, Rodger Howell decided to make some changes.
After recent violent crimes implicating teenagers and reports by law enforcement that gangs are active here, Bulloch County Schools officials are speeding up plans for a full-day alternative school. A night-school session also is proposed.
Mike Buchan has resigned as Brooklet's police chief, and town council members intend to start a search for his replacement soon.
A day of music, food and fun in Brooklet Saturday also will bring financial assistance for a local woman diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a type of cancer that causes an overgrowth of plasma cells in the bone marrow, which develop into tumors inside the bones.
ATLANTA - A Georgia man whose son died after he was left in a hot car for seven hours was charged Thursday with murder in the toddler's death.