CARTERSVILLE, Ga. - Sadie kept to herself after she came through the gates at Pulaski State Prison. Months of abuse and neglect had taken their toll on the 12-year-old Appaloosa mare who is blind in her left eye.
WASHINGTON - A 50 percent increase in gasoline and diesel fuel taxes is being urged by a federal commission to finance highway construction and repair until the government devises another way for motorists to pay for using public roads.
Smoke could be seen all around Statesboro when Wednesday's prescribed burn in the Herty Pines Forest Preserve at Georgia Southern began about 9 a.m.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, January 1, 2008
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, December 17, 2008
A man is offering a $3,000 reward for information leading to the conviction of persons responsible for a burglary Tuesday at his Kendricks Road home.
(Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.)
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, December 31, 2008
From death comes life in the case of Anthony Thomas Puckett Jr., a 17-year-old killed in a construction accident at Georgia Southern University in August.
A Statesboro Herald newspaper carrier was critically injured early Tuesday in a single vehicle accident on P.W. Clifton Road near Leefield.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, December 16, 2008
Georgia State Patrol Lt. Karl Boerner of Statesboro, along with 255 other law enforcement officers, graduated Dec. 12 from the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy Program at Quantico, Va.
Statesboro's own "Southern Man" is coming back tonight for a New Years Eve concert sure to bring some new excitement as well as reminisce about the days when he played at several local bars.
Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man they said stabbed a woman in the leg during an argument.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, December 30, 2008
In May, Elizabeth Lipsey reported her adult son missing. Statesboro police opened an investigation, but no clues as to Victor Sweet's location arose, until his remains were discovered in a shallow grave in Jenkins County two weeks ago.
Even though proms are still months away, spending for some local teens has already kicked into high gear. From purchasing designer gowns to reserving oversized limos, prom spending has risen dramatically in recent years, even during a struggling economy.
Georgia Southern University's College of Business Administration online programs were ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the best online programs for 2015.
In a longstanding company tradition, Willingway Hospital awarded John Williamson, certified addiction counselor, Level II, the 2014 Employee of the Year designation during its annual staff Christmas party.
A former Brooklet police officer fired for sharing information about candidates for the town's police chief position said he was terminated unfairly and improperly, but the Brooklet city councilman who supervises the police department says the officer was fired for breaking privacy laws.
In the year that Habitat for Humanity of Bulloch County expects to start construction of its 50th home, the nonprofit group is headed in some new directions.
ATLANTA - While funding for transportation improvements and another attempt to allow limited use of medical marijuana have been grabbing headlines across Georgia leading up to this year's legislative session, education figures to play a bigger role under the Gold Dome than it did last year.
According to Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn, a series of power outages in Statesboro and the Portal Saturday afternoon and evening were caused by a Georgia Power grid problem. There was no word on when the problems might be resolved.
The Georgia Southern University Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art has received a $500,000 gift from the estate of former Georgia Gov. Carl E. Sanders, who died in November
Churches, the county government and schools in the city limits - even Georgia Southern University - are not exempt from Statesboro's new fee to fund improved storm drainage.
Dangerously cold air has sent temperatures plummeting into the single digits around the U.S., with wind chills driving them even lower. Throw in the snow some areas are getting and you've got a bone chilling mix that may also be super messy.
Georgia Southern University President Brooks A. Keel, Ph.D., has been named one of the 100 Most Influential Georgians of 2015 by Georgia Trend magazine; a list the magazine says reflects the realities of leadership, power and influence in Georgia.
Isaac Chun Hai Fung, Ph.D., a professor of epidemiology in the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health at Georgia Southern University has been published in The Lancet, a prestigious British medical journal, for his 250-word collaborative correspondence titled "Ebola and the Social Media."
Bulloch County commissioners are considering possible changes to the county's policy regarding public displays on the courthouse square.
If ever you find yourself on Pawleys Island along the coast of South Carolina, you might drive past a little street known as Dagullah Way.