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Bulloch County Superior Court Judge Gates Peed sentenced a man Wednesday to life in prison plus 20 years for a conviction on cocaine charges.
Editor's note: This is the first in a series of three stories offering guidelines regarding notable holiday displays in the area. Check out the Statesboro Herald Saturday and Sunday for more directions to homes decorated for Christmas.
Even with gas prices and hotel rates higher than last year, more than 64.9 million Americans are expected to hit the roadways or the airways during the Christmas and New Years holidays, including 2.1 million Georgians.
Bulloch County attorney Charles Brown told the board of commissioners that, in his opinion, a proposed adult novelty shop would fall under the county's Adult Entertainment ordinance and require a conditional use variance before it could open.
A jury convicted a man Tuesday of molesting a girl in a parked car last December while her mother shopped.
Detectives are still seeking a man they said robbed Mighty Mike's Hot Stop on East Main Street Extension Thursday.
WASHINGTON - Murders and robberies continued to rise across the country during the first six months of 2006, on pace for an increase in violent crime for a second straight year, preliminary FBI data released Monday show.
HOOD RIVER, Ore. - Two climbers still missing on Mount Hood may have been swept to their deaths over a treacherous cliff by howling winds of more than 100 mph after they left their possibly injured companion behind in a snow cave to get help.
ATLANTA - Georgia could see fewer than 100 fire deaths this year - the lowest toll in nearly a decade - thanks to warm weather that is expected to last for rest of the year, according to statistics from the state Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner's Office.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Defense attorneys and death penalty opponents were outraged Thursday over an execution in which the condemned man took more than half an hour to die, needed a rare second dose of lethal chemicals, and appeared to grimace in his final moments.
More than 20 railroad cars left the tracks Thursday in a train derailment near Millen. No one was hurt, but the Norfolk-Southern Railway had " a mess" to clean up, said Jenkins County Sheriff Tim Fields.
Red Cross officials announced the 12 winners for the annual Dress Down Day t-shirt contest Thursday night at the Bulloch County Board of Education meeting, with the overall winner Melissa Jones having her design appear on the back of the t-shirts.
Four Army ROTC cadets at Georgia Southern University were commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army last week.
Sandra Price bought a dwarf lemon tree, but the fruit of the tiny shrub are giants.
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.