Marching or watching in bright sunshine, people taking part in Statesboro's 2014 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade celebrated. But along the way - and afterward at the concluding program - they heard exhortations to service and shouts against complacency.
After the region's bout with severe winter weather earlier this month, the American Red Cross is asking all eligible blood and platelet donors to help offset a weather-related shortfall in donations.
If one word could sum up the theme of the speakers at Saturday's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast, it would be "change."
While every celebration of the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is special, this year's parade has an added touch.
A man who led deputies on a brief foot chase after they stopped him for driving without a rear view mirror was arrested on drug charges, the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office said.
At its awards luncheon Friday, the Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce honored a business leader who has also led in education, a small business with a 116-year heritage and an entrepreneur whose business really delivers.
Heisman Trophy winner Herschel Walker will make an appearance in Statesboro next month.
Gov. Nathan Deal has proposed the state employee health plan cover treatment of autism, a move applauded by advocates who say early intervention can improve behavior and quality of life.
SAVANNAH - A member of an elite Army helicopter unit was killed and two crew members suffered injuries when their aircraft slammed into the ground as they tried to land at Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah, a military spokesman said Thursday.
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal outlined his spending priorities and touted his successes in a State of the State speech Wednesday that was framed more as his argument for re-election later this year, saying he had worked to protect state education spending while slashing the size of state government.
The names of the Harris Deller's works in "Permutations," on exhibit at the Averitt Center through Feb. 1, are filled with words that seem taken from a high school geometry lesson - trapezoid, arc, triangle and ellipse.
Kai Owens, a fifth-grade student at Brooklet Elementary School, is seeking donations of softly textured items that he hopes will bring comfort to children who are blind or visually impaired.
After trimming by construction managers, projected costs for a new Bulloch County administrative annex still exceed its $2.2 million budget by $300,000.
The murder trial of four surviving suspects in the June killing of a Statesboro man was continued to an undetermined date during court hearings Tuesday.
ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers will revive an effort to expand gun rights, but will start over with new legislation and weigh the possibility of giving college presidents and religious leaders the option of whether to allow guns on public campuses and in places of worship, according to interviews with key lawmakers.
This week as friends think back on the life of R.C. Webb, many are calling up memories of the Nic Nac Grill.
Statesboro police said Monday that a murder suspect wounded his estranged wife and fatally stabbed the man with whom she was in a relationship.
A man has been charged with killing another man and critically wounding a woman Saturday morning at a residence on Hart Lane, Statesboro police said Saturday evening.
SAVANNAH - After more than a decade of deploying to war, a battle-tested Fort Stewart brigade is being preparing for another send-off within the next year. Only this time, it will be for good.
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.