BRUNSWICK, Ga. - Three days before young Christopher Michael Barrios disappeared, a child molester suspected in the 6-year-old boy's killing was sentenced to probation instead of prison for violating conditions of Georgia's sex offender registry.
ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue on Monday sounded skeptical about issuing a public apology for slavery, an idea that received a boost last week when a top Republican lawmaker threw his support behind it.
Bobby Simmons has shown his apartment complex on Johnson Street to potential renters who appeared to be interested in renting one of the units, until they looked across the street.
References to circumstances surrounding the recent resignation of the current Southeast Bulloch Middle School principal and an official complaint against the former principal were clarified after a concerned parent broached both subjects during a March 8 Bulloch County Board of Education meeting.
The Statesboro-Bulloch County Recreation Department opened its 2007 Spring season with more than 20 games Thursday evening at Mill Creek Park. Boys and girls compete in age groups from 4 years old to 14. The season continues through the end of April.
A jury in Columbus, Ga. deliberated all day Thursday and three hours Friday before finding Michael Antonio Natson, 26, guilty Friday of murder, feticide and possession of a weapon during the commission of murder, said Statesboro Police Det. Terry Briley.
Jenkins High School senior Han Li was named the District 8 STAR student at a luncheon Wednesday afternoon on the campus of Georgia Southern University.
The Statesboro-Bulloch County Animal Shelter will continue euthanizing animals by carbon monoxide gas chamber until a judgment is made regarding a lawsuit filed in protest of the practice.
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.
A policy amendment limiting what employees of Bulloch County's public schools may include in the signature line of emails took effect Friday.
ATLANTA - State government officials scaled back their emergency operations and crews worked to finish restoring power to homes and businesses as conditions improved following a winter storm that dumped snow and ice on much of Georgia.
Because of power outages affecting thousands of homes in the area, hotels and motels were booked to capacity Wednesday and again Thursday night.
A former Catholic priest in Ohio who worked in Claxton, Pembroke and Glennville as recently as 2012 was sentenced Wednesday to 7½ years in prison for taking a 10-year-old boy across state lines for sexual purposes.
Accumulating ice brought tree limbs crashing down onto power lines Wednesday, causing widespread power outages in the Statesboro area.
SPRINGFIELD - Kim Moretz was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison, and another five years of probation, following her conviction last week in concealing the death of Charlie Ray III.
At first, Bulloch County Schools announced Tuesday afternoon that classes would be held as scheduled Wednesday.
David Pennington says that if elected, he will be Georgia's first limited-government, conservative Republican governor.
Just a year and a half after Christy Hulsey took over a long-established Statesboro business in Colonial House of Flowers, her company was saluted as one of the 100 fastest-growing businesses owned or led by University of Georgia graduates.
Charles D. Sikes, honored Monday as the 2014 Citizen of the Year by Statesboro's two Rotary Clubs, has served his country, state and county under special circumstances.
With her sweet little smile, Sa'Diyah "Sadie" Pierce melts the hearts of those around her, and without saying a word, this 4-year-old charmer manages to get her point across.
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2014 Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind awards.
ATLANTA - Just two weeks ago, Atlanta became a national punch line when a few inches of snow crippled the city. Comedians said the gridlocked highways looked more like a zombie apocalypse than the South's bustling business hub.
Three men have been arrested in connection with the Jan. 26 shooting death of 39-year-old Joy Lee Ann Brown, the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office said Monday.