Looking at Johnny Lee Walker's criminal record that stretches back to 1976, Bulloch County Superior Court Judge Gates Peed recently sentenced Walker to life in prison as a recidivist.
A man forced a woman into his truck, took her to a nearby parking lot and made unwelcome sexual contact, police said.
Sirens sounding off around 9 a.m. today are part of a statewide Severe Weather drill, postponed from Wednesday due to inclement weather.
Temperatures were chilly, and a good breeze was blowing, but people still ventured out Saturday morning to enjoy the third annual Arbor Day Festival at Willie McTell Park.
Federal and state legislators touched on a variety of issues Saturday morning at a forum organized by the Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce.
Man forges check to buy truck
Man arrested for aggravated assault
Every week the Statesboro Herald and statesboroherald.com ask a question of general interest. Look for the responses every Wednesday in Boro Snapshot.
Statesboro officials aren't sure what size crowd to expect at Monday's public hearing regarding a proposed front-yard parking ordinance, but they are anxious to hear the concerns residents have regarding the issue.
If a tornado were to rip through a Bulloch County neighborhood, the Red Cross would be on hand to respond to the disaster, providing food and shelter for people affected.
A series of minor changes to the city's alcohol ordinance were approved Tuesday at Statesboro's City Council meeting, including giving the fire chief the authority to enforce the maximum occupancy load of restaurants.
Known for his dedication, his dependability and his friendly nature, former Jenkins County Sheriff and Bulloch County Sheriff's deputy Loren Cline "L.C." Williams Jr. will be greatly missed, said friends of the man who called everyone "my buddy."
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.
ATLANTA - Georgia Republicans are hostile to raising the minimum wage, but a majority of voters favor increasing it.
WASHINGTON - Meet the new House Republicans.
Lt. Col. Gary J. Morea, veteran of three tours of duty with helicopter units in Iraq, and who prior to attending West Point was an enlisted soldier in a tank crew, will be the featured speaker for the Statesboro Veterans Day program hosted by American Legion Dexter Allen Post 90.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama authorized on Friday a broad expansion of the U.S. military mission in Iraq that could boost the total number of American troops there to 3,100 and spread advisory teams and trainers across the country, including into Anbar province where fighting with Islamic State militants has been fierce.
Bulloch County commissioners picked up an issue tabled from last month during Tuesday's meeting and approved a request by a man who wants to open a sand mine on property off Martin Road.
A reported domestic violence incident involving a knife led to a search of the woods south of Statesboro and eventually the arrest of a man, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
Southeast Bulloch's "Swarm" is headed to Macon Saturday to compete in the Georgia Marching Band Series Championship thanks to a Grand Champion performance under difficult circumstances
The Averitt Stars are bringing Del Shores' colorful, Southern-fried comedy "Sordid Lives" to the Emma Kelly Theater this weekend.
Bulloch County commissioners are ready to move forward with road improvements, but issues regarding rights-of-way, funding for projects and procuring the right kind of dirt must be addressed first, Bulloch County Manager Tom Couch during a roads workshop this week.
A glitch in reporting resulted in hundreds of Bulloch County citizens receiving recent notices that their driver's licenses were suspended. Those affected were people with previous DUI charges, said Bulloch County Clerk of Courts Heather Banks McNeal.
SAVANNAH - Democratic Rep. John Barrow had a decade in Congress to establish himself as an independent voice and he raised $3.1 million to defend his eastern Georgia seat.
Friends and associates of Lynda Anne Brannen Williamson remembered her Wednesday as a gracious and compassionate woman who dedicated a great part of her life to helping others.
As the holidays approach, it is time to embrace the season of giving and togetherness.
From grinding sugarcane for syrup to the use of drones in farming, Evans County this Friday and Saturday will celebrate the role that agriculture has played in the county's first 100 years.
Bulloch County resident Elizabeth "Liz" Johnson fell short in her bid to become Georgia's insurance commissioner.