Ogeechee Technical College has announced two recent appointments to key positions at the college. Beth Mathews was named executive director of Institutional Advancement, while Dr. Ben (Benjy) Thompson was named vice president of Economic Development. Both started in their new roles Feb. 1.
MIDWAY - Standing outside his home 100 yards from the Atlantic Ocean, John T. Woods III has a hard time imagining it - a towering tidal wave one day crashing over the dock where a lone fisherman recently cast his line.
Bulloch County School Superintendent Dr. Jessie Strickland plans to retire this summer, resigning from her position before her contract expires.
The Statesboro City Council is expected to set a public hearing to allow residents express their thoughts on the proposed front-yard parking ordinance being considered by the city.
Subway spokesman Jared Fogle was in Statesboro Friday for the tenth annual Subway Challenge. Fogle made appearances at all six restaurant locations in Bulloch County, where sales from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. were donated to the American Heart and Stroke Association. "This is something that's pretty new actually," Fogle said of the fund raiser. "This whole thing here is really neat to see people from the community behind the counter and all ...
Firefighters from Portal, Clito and Statesboro battled a blaze Thursday night that lit up the sky as an old wood frame house in Portal burned to the ground.
Jared Fogle, star of the Subway advertising campaign, will be in Statesboro on Friday promoting the chain during the tenth annual Subway Challenge.
LILBURN, Ga. - Georgia's groundhog is predicting an early spring. Awoken by the ringing of bells, TV camera lights and cheering, General Beauregard Lee emerged from his antebellum mansion at 7:35 a.m. Friday, went around to the back of his house before a crowd of 100 people and saw no shadow. Beau's northern colleague, Punxsutawney Phil, saw no shadow either. Tradition holds that it means spring will come early. If the groundhog ...
No one was shot, but Statesboro Police responding to a reported shooting Saturday met with a tangle of incidents including an armed robbery, a stolen car and a man suffering a superficial wound to the head.
ATLANTA - An overnight winter storm dumped snow, sleet, freezing rain and rain across north Georgia on Thursday, causing about 30 county school systems to close their schools for the day.
Homeowners over age 65 on January 1, 2007 may be entitled to an exemption of the state portion of Property Tax on their personal residence, said Bulloch County Tax Assessor's Chief Appraiser John Scott.
Police arrested a man they said sexually assaulted a three-year-old male relative. Statesboro Det. Kelphie Lundy said Wednesday he could not divulge the relationship between Timothy Bryan Gordon, 38, Shuman Road, and the three-year-old boy he is accused of molesting because to do so may reveal the victim's identity. Lundy and Statesboro Police Det. Terry Briley opened an investigation Friday after the child's mother reported the crime, said Statesboro Police Capt. L. C. ...
Staff members at the Ombudsman School on Northside Drive East found marijuana, a large amount of cash and a condemning note that led to the arrest of two juvenile students. Statesboro Police Capt. L. C. Williams said school officials called police, who arrested two 15-year-old males. Officers recovered $940 in cash, the marijuana and a note containing evidence, according to police reports. One teen, listed as having a West Grady Street address, was charged with ...
Dell Merritt and Mary-Thomas King didn't know what to expect when they decided to get together. The two, who were freshman roommates at Georgia Teachers College in 1939, hadn't seen each other for 66 years, but the Georgia Southern Centennial gave them a good excuse to return to campus.
Local law enforcement and mental health leaders convened at Ogeechee Technical College Tuesday morning to learn more about how law enforcement can deal with situations involving those with mental illness.
Police are offering a $500 reward for information about a rash of vandalism incidents Friday night and Saturday morning, in which several residents reported property damage, including the report of the destruction of a unique, one-of-a-kind eagle sculpture on display at a Gentilly Road business.
"Don't throw the baby out with the bathwater" was the crux of Paul Ferguson's remarks about the Affordable Care Act at Saturday's forum on the health-reform law, also known as "Obamacare."
ATLANTA - Georgia Power wants to earn more off the investments its shareholders make in its electricity system, while regulators and consumer groups want to reduce those earnings as the country recovers slowly from a recession.
Classic cars and motorcycle riders will escort Santa Claus on Saturday, as the Southern Thunder Cruisers host the 2013 edition of Santa's Toy Run.
Burglars targeted the Boys & Girls Club of Bulloch County this week for the third time in three months.
In the wake of a fatal shooting at a Statesboro nightclub Sunday, a discussion between Statesboro city officials and police led to the forced closure of two clubs with a history of violent incidents.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which appears in Tuesday's print edition.
Voters in the city of Statesboro can visit the Bulloch County courthouse to choose their next mayor - again.
Law enforcement officers padlocked and chain-locked two Statesboro nightclubs Wednesday evening, just a few days after both were the scenes of violence.
Though supported by just as many people who opposed the notion, Sunday sales of package alcohol in the city of Portal will remain prohibited.
Officials with the City of Statesboro announced Tuesday that a date is set to discuss major address changes for businesses along Northside Drive.
Volunteers will follow a 20-year Thanksgiving tradition this year by feeding more than 3,000 people, including those in need as well as public safety employees working on the holiday.
Georgia Southern University's Theatre and Performance Program will present Pearl Cleage's "Flyin' West" starting today.
Three dogs are dead after what authorities suspect is intentional poisoning.
Three area schools earned state "Reward" status this year, according to a list released Tuesday by the Georgia Department of Education.