Federal and state legislators touched on a variety of issues Saturday morning at a forum organized by the Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce.
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Statesboro officials aren't sure what size crowd to expect at Monday's public hearing regarding a proposed front-yard parking ordinance, but they are anxious to hear the concerns residents have regarding the issue.
If a tornado were to rip through a Bulloch County neighborhood, the Red Cross would be on hand to respond to the disaster, providing food and shelter for people affected.
A series of minor changes to the city's alcohol ordinance were approved Tuesday at Statesboro's City Council meeting, including giving the fire chief the authority to enforce the maximum occupancy load of restaurants.
Known for his dedication, his dependability and his friendly nature, former Jenkins County Sheriff and Bulloch County Sheriff's deputy Loren Cline "L.C." Williams Jr. will be greatly missed, said friends of the man who called everyone "my buddy."
Guests at Ogeechee Technical College's annual "Celebrating Black Heritage" luncheon were treated to the musical stylings of Jacquelyn Hamilton and the musical group The Wardlaw Brothers as the event celebrated the impact of African-American musicians on the culture of the United States.
More than 40 years after breaking the color barrier at Georgia Southern, Dr. John Bradley's achievement was commemorated Monday with a ceremony in which a plaque and an oak tree planted in his honor.
ALBANY, Ga. - Georgia farmers are expected to plant about 170,000 additional acres of corn this year to help supply the ethanol plants popping up around the country and to take advantage of the best corn prices in a decade, experts say.
Bulloch County was selected to receive $27,005 in federal funds to help expand the capacity of food and shelter programs.
Charles Campbell was off duty in Augusta one day when he saw smoke.
LITHONIA, Ga. - Sprinkled among the black faces at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, Hispanic worshippers listen intently to the congregation's leader, Bishop Eddie Long.
ATLANTA - Republican presidential hopeful John McCain said Tuesday that American forces are in for a long, difficult stay in Iraq and likened it to the United States' decades-long presence in South Korea.
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.