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.
The 2008 edition of America's Best Colleges, published by U.S. News and World Report magazine, includes Georgia Southern University in the best national university category for the first time.
A man and a teenager police said robbed a man at gunpoint early Thursday at his hotel room are both behind bars.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Friday's print edition. Katrina Denise Ledford's jury selection is scheduled for Tuesday, and her trial is scheduled for July 8, in the killing of her mother's husband, Michael Anthony Riley. A front-page article Thursday incorrectly stated that those were the dates for another co-defendant in the case.
The Rev. Dr. Francys Johnson will testify Wednesday before a Senate committee about the importance of restoring portions of the Voting Rights Act that were struck down last year by the U.S. Supreme Court.
"Remember to pay it backwards and live forwards," Bulloch County Historical Society founding member Dr. Del Presley told fellow members and guests at the society's 40th annual meeting.
Statesboro City Council on Tuesday fired City Manager Frank Parker after he said, during a staff meeting last week, that he sometimes met in private with a quorum of council members - a violation of the Georgia Open Meetings Act.
Two men suspected of intent to distribute drugs are behind bars after law enforcement agents intercepted a package slated for delivery to their home, authorities said.