One morning entering Statesboro on Highway 301 just past the entrance of Georgia Southern, where the speed limit drops quickly, I was welcomed to town by then rookie Statesboro officer Stan York.
Eagle Creek Brewing Co., the microbrewery on Savannah Avenue in Statesboro, last week started up an automated canning line, packaging two of its beer varieties in cleverly illustrated, high-graphic aluminum cans.
Memorial Day holds a special significance to our family as we remember my wife Lori's great uncle, John Gilbert Woodward. Gilbert was killed in May of 1944 during World War II on a training flight in the Gulf of Mexico. He was the son of Henry and Mamie Woodward of Stilson. His sister Edith Hutchison, who turned 90 this week, explained that he was two weeks away from getting his "wings" when the plane went down. He was only 22.
Carl E. Ledbetter Sr., the featured speaker Monday for the Bulloch County Memorial Day service, survived the Korean War in an Army intelligence unit and still will not, or under oath cannot, talk about exactly what he did.
Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team investigators arrested six men Thursday after serving search warrants at two Statesboro homes.
The Bulloch County Board of Education on Thursday night accepted Dr. Martin "Marty" Waters' resignation as Statesboro High School principal, at his request, although he had already not been offered a new contract.
SAVANNAH - The father of a young woman killed by a train on the set of a movie about Gregg Allman said Thursday the family is suing the singer and filmmakers as part of a "wake-up call" to make Hollywood safer.
SAVANNAH - Congress gave final approval Thursday to a new spending limit for deepening the Savannah harbor that raises the project's price tag to $706 million, an increase of 8 percent from just two years ago.
Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents are looking into details surrounding Wednesday's arrest of a 26-year-old female Metter High School paraprofessional charged with inappropriate conduct with an 18-year-old male student.
Drivers on Statesboro's streets this summer should encounter paving crews at work and, eventually, fewer potholes. And for the next month or so, watch out for painters outside City Hall.
A tip from a concerned citizen led Metter police to arrest a woman on methamphetamine charges Tuesday.
A man who barricaded himself in a house by blocking the front door with a lawn mower was taken into custody Thursday morning after holding off police for an hour, authorities said.
SAVANNAH - Singer Gregg Allman was sued Wednesday along with movie producers, a railroad company and others accused of being responsible for the February death of a young camera assistant when a freight train slammed into a film crew in southeast Georgia.
ATLANTA - The race for governor began to take shape Wednesday as Republican Gov. Nathan Deal touted his first-term accomplishments while Democratic challenger Jason Carter offered his vision for the state in separate interviews with The Associated Press.
Two men were arrested Monday after law enforcement officers found a large quantity of marijuana and a large sum of cash in an apartment, according to a news release issued Wednesday.
In a phone interview while campaigning Friday morning in Atlanta, U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Jack Kingston said he has the conservative credentials to appeal to Republicans at this stage but that being accessible and "local" will help him with independent voters.
In an empty field on Packinghouse Road, nearly 100 believers gathered on a hot July evening for the groundbreaking ceremony of United Fellowship Worship Center.
STILSON - Healthy Hollow Farms held its first organic peanut field day on Tuesday with one primary goal: to educate local farmers on the benefits of organic farming.
HRABOVE, Ukraine - Ukraine accused pro-Russian separatists of shooting down a Malaysian jetliner with 298 people aboard Thursday, sharply escalating the crisis and threatening to draw both East and West deeper into the conflict. The rebels denied downing the aircraft.
Bi-Lo's Statesboro location will kick off the opening of its new pharmacy Friday with Georgia Watermelon Queen Jennifer Eadie.
U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue, making a campaign stop at Locos Grill & Pub in Statesboro with five days to go in the primary runoff, told reporters that the other Republican in the race, U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, spends money like a liberal Democrat.
SAVANNAH - A casino boat stuck on a rocky sandbar freed itself Thursday without help from tow boats and returned to its home dock, a day and a half after the vessel ran aground during its first passenger cruise out of Savannah.
Angie McBride first read about the Statesboro Herald's "60-Second Grocery Grab" contest on June 8, the day it was announced in the paper.
Now that Georgia's controversial gun-carry legislation has taken effect, hospitals across the state are trying to figure out how to respond to it.
Control of retail developments - one big and one small - dominated stretches of Tuesday evening's three-hour Statesboro City Council meeting.
Bacteria that caused a "flesh-eating disease" in a Bryan County man last week are found naturally in the environment and are not specifically caused or affected by pollution, officials said.
As part of the celebration of the 140th anniversary of the founding of the Willow Hill School, the Willow Hill Heritage and Renaissance Center will host a Sons and Daughters of Willow Hill Revival, July 29-31.
Editor's note: This is the second of two profiles of the Republican candidates for U.S. Senate ahead of the July 22 runoff election. A profile of David Perdue appeared in Sunday's edition and is available here.
TYBEE ISLAND - After more than 12 hours, passengers stranded on a casino boat that ran aground off Georgia's coast were ferried to shore Wednesday aboard two Coast Guard cutters.
Police and code enforcement officers who returned fire when a man shot at them in October have been cleared of any wrongdoing, and the case has been closed.