SAVANNAH - Crews were waiting for an area to cool off under the streets of downtown Savannah before they could start determining what caused an electrical explosion Monday that blew off manhole covers and knocked out power for hours to many stores, restaurants and homes.
Christmas is over, and it's closet-cleaning time. People everywhere are making room for the new gifts they received, but many aren't simply tossing the old items - they're taking them to Goodwill.
A man broke into a Fair Road Apartments home and tried to rape a woman late Saturday night, police said. The man, identified as Aaron Vizonrs Salazar-Maido, is now behind bars on multiple charges.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, December 29, 2008
A Statesboro woman remains in jail with a $50,000 bond after being charged with taking almost $2 million from a local finance company.
The sun shone brightly from clear blue skies Thursday afternoon, but wild weather earlier in the day prompted cancellation of downtown Christmas activities, downed trees and power lines and soaked the area.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, December 12, 2008
Over 1,200 graduates received diplomas Friday during Georgia Southern University's 17th Annual Fall Commencement held at Hanner Fieldhouse in three separate ceremonies.
A Brooklet Police officer accused of inappropriate conduct with a teenage girl is back on the streets after a 10-day suspension without pay. He is no longer working at Southeast Bulloch High School as a school resource officer, but because of his "exemplary" record other than the misconduct, Sgt. De Hagan remains on the Brooklet Police Department payroll.
Ogeechee Technical College's new law enforcement academy was recognized by the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (POST), which gave the academy full POST certification.
A Christmas Day robbery left a man, just out of the hospital, without a sizable amount of cash, according to Statesboro Police reports.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, December 26, 2008
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, December 11, 2008
This year has been a particular challenge for the American Red Cross. Tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, and fires have kept volunteers busy and drained funds.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, December 25, 2008
Businesses reported to have served alcoholic beverages to underage drinkers continue to come before Statesboro City Council for hearings. Tuesday, for the first time, a Georgia Department of Revenue case joined those from Statesboro police on the council's docket.
Statesboro's Delia Mobley was emotional Tuesday night as she accepted the 2015 Statesboro Herald Humanitarian of the Year award at the exclusive Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards celebration.
Three people who have dedicated a lifetime to making others' lives better received honors Tuesday night during the 25th Annual Deen Day Service to Mankind Awards affair, held in the ballroom of Georgia Southern University's Nessmith-Lane Conference Center.
In the spirit of the evening, United States Congressman Rick Allen spoke of giving and making a difference as he spoke Tuesday night at the 27th Annual Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards banquet.
Note: This story is the second of two parts.
A woman who grabbed a police officer's weapon during a brawl at a bar early Saturday morning was subdued by Taser, reports stated.
Some college students are happy to climb walls to relieve their stress and stay fit, and about 70 of them could be found at Georgia Southern University's Recreation Activity Center, or RAC, for the Eighth Annual Southern Sendfest regional bouldering competition on Saturday, March 28.
Climbing clubs from four Georgia universities and Clemson University competed in the Eighth Annual Southern Sendfest regional bouldering competition at Georgia Southern University on Saturday, March 28.
EDITOR'S NOTE: When Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant in a farmhouse parlor in Appomattox Court House, Virginia, on April 9, 1865, standing with other war correspondents in the front yard was William Downs MacGregor of The Associated Press.
(Note: First of two parts. Coming Tuesday, a closer look at how Georgia Southern University, Ogeechee Technical College and East Georgia State College are focusing more on attracting dual enrollment students.)
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - A man who spent nearly 30 years on Alabama's death row walked free Friday hours after prosecutors acknowledged that the only evidence they had against him couldn't prove he committed the crime.
ATLANTA - In their haste to award Mercedes-Benz a $1.3 million tax break Thursday, lawmakers in Georgia thwarted any serious debate on the money, broke their own transparency rules and pushed past a constitutional time limit.
Georgia Southern University's police Chief Mike Russell is retiring in May, and a female officer, Maj. Laura McCullough, will serve as interim chief until the vacated position is filled.
The Mainstreet Statesboro Farmers Market will open Saturday, kicking off a season offering fresh fruits and vegetables, local honey, dairy products, meats and more.