Guests at Ogeechee Technical College's annual "Celebrating Black Heritage" luncheon were treated to the musical stylings of Jacquelyn Hamilton and the musical group The Wardlaw Brothers as the event celebrated the impact of African-American musicians on the culture of the United States.
More than 40 years after breaking the color barrier at Georgia Southern, Dr. John Bradley's achievement was commemorated Monday with a ceremony in which a plaque and an oak tree planted in his honor.
ALBANY, Ga. - Georgia farmers are expected to plant about 170,000 additional acres of corn this year to help supply the ethanol plants popping up around the country and to take advantage of the best corn prices in a decade, experts say.
Bulloch County was selected to receive $27,005 in federal funds to help expand the capacity of food and shelter programs.
Charles Campbell was off duty in Augusta one day when he saw smoke.
LITHONIA, Ga. - Sprinkled among the black faces at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, Hispanic worshippers listen intently to the congregation's leader, Bishop Eddie Long.
ATLANTA - Republican presidential hopeful John McCain said Tuesday that American forces are in for a long, difficult stay in Iraq and likened it to the United States' decades-long presence in South Korea.
A man critically injured in a four-vehicle crash on U.S. 301 North Jan. 10 died Friday, said Georgia State Patrol Sgt. First-Class Christopher Wright.
Two alcohol-related ordinances headline a fairly short Statesboro City Council agenda for tonight's meeting, including an ordinance that would allow movie theaters to reduce prices for children and senior citizens.
When John Bradley came to Georgia Southern in 1965, he had no intention of breaking the color barrier at the school. In fact, he wasn't even aware the school wasn't integrated.
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.
Taking the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests for the last time, students at Brooklet Elementary School were Bulloch County's highest achievers in the elementary grades, while William James, Portal and Southeast Bulloch split the middle school honors, excelling at different grade levels.
If you love seeing live theater, your chance is coming up with the Averitt Center for the Arts' upcoming 2014-15 performance season.
The Statesboro Lions Club recently accepted a precious personal treasure and passed it along to a museum where it can be admired and appreciated by others.
Dr. Ruthie Crider, of Statesboro, was invited back to "Untold Stories of the E.R." and will appear in the season premiere titled "Turtle Trouble" at 9 p.m. Friday on the Discovery Fit & Health cable channel and at 9 p.m. Saturday, July 26, on TLC.
ATLANTA - The two Republicans vying for Georgia's open Senate seat have spent a combined
Family, friends and staff surrounded Mrs. Thelva Sharpe as she celebrated her 103rd birthday Thursday in the Rose Café at Gentilly Gardens.
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. - A high-priced prostitute charged in the overdose death of a Google executive aboard a yacht in California had searched online for how to legally defend herself after giving a lethal dose of heroin, police in California said Thursday, as authorities in Georgia reopened another overdose case.
In less than a month, yellow buses will resume their routes and the first bell will ring for the new school year.
SPRINGFIELD - What began as a search for a missing Effingham County man Sunday ended with the man found safe, and then criminally charged, Tuesday night.
A city planning board meeting involving a "grocery store" beginning to be built at Brampton Avenue and Fair Road was underway when a reporter's cellphone, neglectfully left on, rang. It was Wal-Mart Stores Inc. calling to confirm that the 41,000-square-foot supermarket will be a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market.
An employee of the Bulloch County Clerk of Courts Office was arrested Tuesday on theft and other charges after evidence showed she took more than $3,000 in citation money, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
Two men were jailed Monday on animal cruelty and drug charges after officers discovered injured dogs, cocaine, marijuana and "Molly," a drug similar to Ecstasy, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
While revenues are slightly up and the economy appears to be improving, Bulloch County commissioners are still making conservative budget decisions.
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Georgia's governor is pushing clinical trials for a marijuana-derived drug that proponents say could help treat severe seizure disorders among children, an unlikely election-year move for a Republican in a conservative part of the country that is just beginning to warm up to medical marijuana in narrow circumstances.
Editor's note: Because of incorrect information supplied, the time of the wreck and the location from which the victim was returning were incorrect in a brief that appeared in Wednesday's newspaper. The entire brief, with the correct information, appears below.