SYLVANIA - A simple school rivalry heated up Saturday night when Screven County forfeited a home boys basketball game with Jenkins County after a brawl broke out among fans.
Third grade teacher Talette Tootle has taken on a task from her heart. She and her third-grade students at Langston Chapel Elementary School make some very special Christmas cards to give to patients at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Georgia Southern couldn't play host to Saturday's Football Championship Subdivision quarterfinals game against Wofford, so the Eagles brought Paulson Stadium's crowd on the road.
The house on Lydia Lane was ablaze, and when the first Statesboro Fire Department truck arrived, Capt. Chris Whitehead and Firefighter Second-Class Steven Morris had no time to waste. Immediately upon arriving Tuesday night they learned a 12-year-old boy was trapped inside.
CHARLESTON - At South Carolina's Secession Gala, men in frock coats and militia uniforms and women in hoopskirts will sip mint juleps as a band called Unreconstructed plays "Dixie." In Georgia, they will re-enact the state's 1861 secession convention. And Alabama will hold a mock swearing-in of Confederate President Jefferson Davis.
RINCON - Two people were arrested after law enforcement officials said they starved a dog to death in Effingham County.
The "White Christmas" movie people have enjoyed for years that showcases the talents of Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye was rewritten for the stage to give heavier emphasis to the music. This weekend, it will premiere at the Averitt Center.
In the middle of their second annual Coats for Kids drive, Bulloch Lions Club volunteers and Andrews Klean Korner prepared about 150 coats for distribution to the needy Wednesday in response to this week's unseasonably cold temperatures.
Georgia State Patrol troopers, newly certified as Child Passenger Safety Technicians, will conduct free child seat safety checks Friday to help make riding along more secure for infants and children.
An 11-year-old boy suffered second-degree burns Tuesday night when his family's Lydia Lane home was destroyed by fire. Quick action by Statesboro firefighters likely saved the child's life, and he was flown to a burn center in Augusta, said Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.
A body found Tuesday in Candler County was positively identified as that of Harrison Wayne Olliff, a Statesboro man who was missing since Nov. 26.
Men with addiction issues seeking help in recovery have a new option in Statesboro. Damascus, LLC. offers an affordable option where men can work towards overcoming the challenges they face with addition to alcohol or drugs. Located on South Zetterower Avenue, the new rehabilitation home was the brainchild of two men with local connections and a history of experience in recovery.
A body found Tuesday in a rural spot in Candler County nearby a truck belonging to a missing Statesboro man has not been identified yet as that of Harrison Wayne Olliff, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.
Almost everyone has seen Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" in some creative presentation. Whether it's on the screen or onstage, the holiday story of transformation has seen many incarnations. In fact, for many the Christmas season just doesn't seem complete without it.
Two armed robberies, back to back Saturday afternoon have Statesboro Police seeking one or more suspects, said Statesboro Police Det. Sgt. James Winskey.
The Statesboro Herald and members of the community would like to recognize the men and women who have served in the Armed Forces on Veterans ...