A 14-year-old girl lied about being abducted and raped to cover up for skipping school, police said.
The man convicted of kidnapping, aggravated assault and other crimes at a Wal-Mart bathroom earlier this month was sentenced to life in prison plus 62 years Tuesday afternoon.
The realignment project of Savannah Avenue should be complete by the end of the month, though the traffic light may not be installed for a few months after that.
In spite of an outpouring of support and protests from Southeast Bulloch Middle School parents, Bulloch County Board of Education members did not renew a contract for the school's principal Alan Putz last week.
Parkwood RV Park and Cottages held a dedication ceremony Wednesday for its newly renovated property – helped in part by a grant from Keep Bulloch Beautiful.
When Laura Nottingham's instructor approached her about nominating her for the GOAL award at Ogeechee Technical College, she didn't know anything about it.
ATLANTA - A plan to allow the Sunday sale of alcohol was revived in the Legislature on Tuesday _ clearing a committee where its fate appeared bleak weeks earlier.
Canines and people galore flocked to Saturday's second annual Lulu's Pet Parade at Mill Creek Park. The proceeds of the event went to the Humane Society of Statesboro and the American Diabetes Association.
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Students from Georgia Southern University now have an opportunity to trade places with students at Huazhong Normal University in Wuhan, China, for a semester.
Ready, set...thunk! This is what viewers of the District Pinewood Derby heard as Cub Scouts' homemade cars raced down the track. Cub Scout dens from the surrounding areas gathered at the Statesboro Mall Saturday to watch as their cars raced to see which would be the fastest. The District Pinewood Derby is the second race of the season. The first races were local races, and the winners of those progressed to ...
WASHINGTON - Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich was having an extramarital affair even as he led the charge against President Clinton over the Monica Lewinsky affair, he acknowledged in an interview with a conservative Christian group.
ATLANTA - Black legislative leaders said Thursday they will introduce proposals asking Georgia to follow Virginia's lead and apologize for the state's role in slavery and segregation-era laws.
Bulloch Council of Garden Clubs member Charlene Stewart, left, supervises an attempt by Jill Brannen to straighten a sign hanging over the door of the Statesboro Primitive Baptist Church Social Hall announcing their annual flower show while Betty Lane, Nancy Trapnell and Mary Emmye Lewis support the ladder Friday. The Bulloch Council of Garden Clubs will hold its annual flower show in the social hall at Statesboro Primitive Baptist Church, South Zetterower Avenue, from 2 ...
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The SUV that a Richmond Hill woman was driving ran off U.S. Highway 80 East "for an unknown reason" before it crashed and killed her, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
New indictments have been filed against Sherri Akins, the former Bulloch County clerk of courts, and Teresa Tucker, the current, suspended clerk of courts.
New businesses create new jobs, and lead to economic prosperity.
Local leaders of nearly every sort gathered in one place Thursday to review and discuss ongoing issues affecting Bulloch County.
A 30-year-old Richmond Hill woman was killed after a vehicle wreck Wednesday night on U.S. Highway 80 East near Prather Road, Bulloch County Coroner Jake Futch said Thursday.
An alert neighbor helped Bulloch County sheriff's deputies find a man suspected of trying to break into a home Wednesday morning, the sheriff's office said.
ATLANTA - Jason Carter, the grandson of former President Jimmy Carter and a state lawmaker from Atlanta, said Thursday that he plans to run for governor of Georgia next year, energizing Democrats coming off a 2010 election in which the GOP claimed every statewide office.
The next step on Sunday sales of package alcohol in Portal remained unclear Wednesday.
PORTLAND, Ore. - With federal and state online health care marketplaces experiencing glitches a month into implementation, concern is mounting for a vulnerable group of people who were supposed to be among the health law's earliest beneficiaries.
Metter police hope citizens can identify a man they said robbed a fast-food restaurant employee at gunpoint.
A dozen police vehicles responded to a high-speed chase initiated on northbound Georgia Highway 67 just outside of Statesboro and ending on South Main Street where three suspects were arrested in a stolen vehicle at about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday.
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