ATHENS - The August heat wave that's pushed temperatures above 100 degrees across Georgia has also plunged the state deeper into drought, with 70 counties now considered the driest that experts would expect in a century.
The annual Duck for Diabetes fund raiser event was held Tuesday at Splash in the Boro.
A man police said threatened a woman with a metal baseball bat and robbed her of a bank deposit Saturday was captured and charged in the incident, along with an accomplice, said Statesboro Police Chief Stan York.
By PHIL BOYUM
Freshly-harvested cornfields make good dove hunting opportunities, but hunters are warned against baiting the birds.
Visitors found some unusual things Saturday as they browsed among several vendors booths at the Brooklet Peanut Festival. Peanuts were found everywhere in various forms and flavors, but there was a great deal more to sample and see as vendors hawked their wares.
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A Statesboro teen was killed Friday and a Florida man was killed Sunday in two separate automobile accidents, said Georgia State Patrol Post 45 officials.
Just a day after the Statesboro Alcohol Control Board voted to revoke the Woodin Nikel's alcohol license, police said a bartender there violated the same ordinance that caused the revocation.
A woman who was raped in Brooklet Saturday night was "too intoxicated to walk" and did not know the two suspects charged in the incident, police said.
Georgia Southern University had an economic impact of more than $719 million on the region during the recently completed fiscal year.
According to a study released Monday by Georgia Southern's Bureau of Business Research and Development (BBRED), the university pumped $719,233,212 into the economies of nine Southeast Georgia counties in 2006-2007.
City of Statesboro leaders are upset with Congressman John Barrow for his support of recently passed legislation they say is unnecessary, may be unconstitutional and would place an undue hardship on local government if it ever does become relevant.
The Statesboro City Council meets today at 6 p.m. to discuss two changes to local ordinances.
For those of you driving around the city looking for a wireless hot spot, your wait may be coming to an end. The city council has hired a consultant to look into the possibility of setting up a wireless network in the city of Statesboro.
As United Way gears up for the Sept. 18 kickoff, a group known as "pacesetters" is already hard at work mobilizing themselves to make an impact on the community.
One person cashed two fraudulent checks for more than $9,000 total, and another person tried to cash one for more than $1,900, Statesboro police said.
Ten mini-grants will buy a total of six iPads at three Bulloch County schools, enable cartoon-based learning on two campuses and fund a Georgia history field trip, a lunchtime book club, a school play, a motivational speaker and the Whoville Shopping Village.
The students come from all over the world and arrive at Georgia Southern University without knowing a single person in the area. These international students are here to study and learn, but often find themselves feeling lost and alone.
WASHINGTON - Seemingly divided, the Supreme Court struggled Tuesday with the question of whether companies have religious rights, a case challenging President Barack Obama's health overhaul and its guarantee of birth control in employees' preventive care plans.
The Belle House was filled to capacity with local coaches, players, parents and supporters at last Thursday's Fellowship of Christian Athletes Fundraising Banquet.
BRUNSWICK - U.S. Coast Guard crews and others were searching Tuesday for two people who were aboard a small plane that went missing in the St. Simons Island area.
Georgia Republican Party District 12 Chairman Mike Welsh on Monday announced a series of debates for Republican candidates in Georgia's 12th Congressional District.
Georgia Southern University has selected Gov. Nathan Deal and Jemelleh Coes, the 2014 Georgia Teacher of the Year and Georgia Southern alumna, as the speakers for the 2014 spring commencement ceremonies on May 9 and 10.
Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle will be the featured speaker at the 2014 Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards.