ATLANTA - When he was arrested after getting off a flight at a New York airport in 2004, Gainesville anesthesiologist Gregory Kapordelis was charged with traveling to Russia to have sex with young boys.
Ogeechee Technical College's inaugural iGot campaign kicked off Friday with a rally for faculty, staff and administration officials.
This year's fund-raiser for Ogeechee Technical College will have a little different feel than in the past - and not just because the campaign has a new name.
The Board of Regents approved a tuition increase of $302 for incoming freshman at Georgia's public colleges and universities Wednesday, but those students won't be affected by future rate hikes under the state's "fixed for four" plan.
A Bulloch County jury deliberated three hours before finding Antonio Tramaine Gibson guilty of shooting two Georgia Southern University basketball players in 2005.
A wildfire burning in the Pembroke area isn't nearly as large as the one still raging in the Okeefenokee Swamp, but the Seed Tick Road fire has burned for a week and is an example of how easily dry conditions could result in a volatile situation.
With heart disease the leading killer of women in the United States, the American Heart Association wanted to hold an event specifically focused to that segment of the population.
ATLANTA - Authorities in Telfair County in south Georgia have charged a 48-year-old man with first-degree arson in connection with a brush fire in Lumber City.
Forty homes will be on display this weekend during the annual Parade of Homes, sponsored by the Homebuilders Association of Statesboro.
ATHENS - A University of of Georgia graduate student has been arrested after making threatening statements to a faculty member and confronting police officers with a pistol, officials said Tuesday.
WAYCROSS, Ga. - In the week he's spent fighting the vast wildfire in southeast Georgia, Gino Fisher still can't get used to local residents stopping to shake his hand, pat him on the back and offer hot meals and snacks.
Statesboro firefighters responded to three house fires Tuesday, and one fire resulted in two serious injuries.
Police arrested a man on suspicion of stabbing and repeatedly raping a woman at his Institute Street home Saturday.
A Bulloch County woman seeking to compel comedian Chris Rock to take a paternity test said she gave him every opportunity to take the test before resorting to going to court.
Organizers are hoping for as many as 200 people to attend the local event for the National Day of Prayer to be held Thursday at the Bulloch County Courthouse.
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.
Richard Morriss, Venture Crew adviser for Crew 935 and Scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop 935 at Pittman Park United Methodist Church for more than 20 years, received the Ed Cone Award at the Good Scout Banquet, held Thursday evening at Statesboro Primitive Baptist Church.
Today at 9:30 a.m. California time, Georgia Southern University graduate Steve Pulley will dip the back tire of his bicycle into the Pacific Ocean in San Diego and set off on a 57-day cycling adventure.
BROOKLET - City Council decided not to dissolve the town's police department after all, voting Thursday night to keep the 106-year-old agency as it is.
ATLANTA - Members of the Georgia General Assembly are ready to begin their campaigns for another term, fresh off a legislative session highlighted by scads of campaign-friendly maneuvers.
During a meeting Thursday evening, Brooklet City Council members voted to keep the city's police department.
An ordinance amendment to allow drive-thru sales of closed-container beer and wine in Statesboro failed to get a motion for final approval from City Council this week.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Sunday's print edition. Because of a typographical error, a front-page article Thursday about a historical marker honoring the Rigdon Cemetery and Rigdon's Mill twice misspelled the Rigdon family name. The Statesboro Herald regrets the error.
After being arrested as part of a demonstration against the state's refusal to expand Medicaid coverage to uninsured Georgians this week, the Rev. Dr. Francys Johnson, a Statesboro lawyer and the president of the Georgia State Conference of the NAACP, vowed to continue fighting on behalf of the poor, workers, voting rights and public education.
Ogeechee Technical College officials, community leaders and volunteers celebrated another successful iGot (I Give to Ogeechee Tech) fundraising campaign Thursday afternoon.