A well-designed exterior cell window prevented a would-be Christmas Day escape from the Bulloch County Jail, and the inmate who tried to flee has been charged in the incident, the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office said.
If you plan to celebrate New Year's Eve by setting off fireworks, you might want to reconsider. True fireworks are illegal in Georgia.
If you plan to ring in the new year with your favorite adult beverages, and you don't have a designated driver, AAA and Bud Light are offering the Tow to Go program through New Year's Day.
WESTMINSTER, Calif. - The end of unemployment checks for more than a million people on Saturday is driving out-of-work Americans to consider selling cars, moving and taking minimum wage work after already slashing household budgets and pawning personal possessions to make ends meet.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which appears in Tuesday's print edition. The panel of judges on the ABC reality series "The Taste" consists of chef Anthony Bourdain; British food star Nigella Lawson; expert chef and author Ludo Lefebvre; and author, chef and restaurateur Marcus Samuelsson. Because of a reporter's error, the list of judges appeared incorrectly in a front-page article Sunday. The Statesboro Herald regrets the error.
Giselle is a fluffy, dust gray cat with glowing yellow eyes and regal posture. She spent several months living in the Bulloch County Animal Shelter and could have been put down any day, or any minute.
Dr. John Waters, the pastor of Statesboro First Baptist Church, recently completed his second term as president of the Georgia Baptist Convention, a statewide association of 3,600 Baptist churches.
NAACP leaders from throughout Georgia will meet in downtown Statesboro, Jan. 24 and 25.
Police hope photos of a man caught peeping into a Park Avenue window will help identify the suspect. A reward is offered for his capture.
LOS ANGELES - If Meals on Wheels didn't deliver donated dog food, Sherry Scott of San Diego says her golden retriever Tootie would be eating the pasta, riblets and veggie wraps meant for her. But thanks to partnerships between the program for low-income seniors and pet groups across the country, fewer people and pets are going hungry.
WASHINGTON - Mailing a letter is about to get a little more expensive.
ATLANTA - Republicans see the 2014 midterm elections as a chance to capitalize on voter frustration with the problem-plagued health care overhaul, but the GOP first must settle a slate of Senate primaries where conservatives are arguing over the best way to oppose President Barack Obama's signature law.
Those who travel on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive might have noticed some changes recently, specifically at 60 MLK Drive.
Christmas came early this year for everyone who attended Trinity Episcopal Church's Service of Lessons and Carols last Sunday evening. With the church decorated in green and gold for the Christmas season, Trinity's choir and handbells presented a worship service that brought the story of Christmas closer to everyone's heart.
Georgia Southern head coach Jeff Monken has been named the 37th football coach at Army, the United States Military Academy announced Tuesday.
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.
Georgia Southern fullback Dominique Shawn Swope has been arrested and charged with aggravated battery, Statesboro police announced Tuesday morning.