STATESBORO - Environmentalists have sued to halt logging of cypress and other trees growing in a privately owned lake, arguing the Army Corps of Engineers wrongly determined no permit was required.
A record number of Americans are expected to travel at least 50 miles during the Thanksgiving holiday period, with more than 1.3 million Georgians expected to travel.
In a few days, about 400 families encountering financial difficulty will receive a bit of Christmas cheer, thanks to donations from local citizens and efforts by local law enforcement, businesses and other volunteers.
Donations are being collected for the annual Mayor's Christmas Motorcade, which provides gifts and necessities to patients of Georgia's mental health and retardation facilities.
Erin Haskins was always a visual learner. She liked to be able to see things in front of her and learned best when she could visualize the concepts being taught. But after having surgery to remove a brain tumor last December, the 15-year-old lost vision in her right eye and has no peripheral vision or depth perception. "I was really, really scared," she said when she first discovered her vision loss. ...
The Statesboro City Council approved two annexation requests at their meeting Tuesday night, two weeks after tabling the issue.
Statesboro Magazine, a community lifestyles publication founded seven years ago by Andrea Powell, became part of Morris Multimedia, Inc. last week.
As the holiday season approaches, workers and volunteers at the Statesboro Food Bank are preparing for a busy time, not only in terms of service, but in receiving donations as well.
Some students at Ogeechee Technical College will soon have the opportunity to drive around in a new truck.
The signs say "Free hugs." There's no catch. Teenagers honoring a friend who died recently simply want to remember Cohen Addison Jones for his bubbling personality, his desire to make people smile, and his compassionate spirit.
Sunday afternoon was an exciting and emotional time for a local family. Three brothers -Gregory, Steven, and Griffeth Parrish - became Eagle Scouts, the highest advancement rank attainable in the Boy Scouts of America. The brothers are members of Statesboro's Troop 342. According to Internet web site Scouting.org, the Eagle Scout award is a performance based achievement in the areas of citizenship training, character development, and personal fitness. To become an Eagle ...
SAVANNAH - Republican Max Burns conceded defeat Thursday to U.S. Rep. John Barrow, accepting his 864-vote loss without requesting a recount nine days after the polls closed.
A two-day trail ride, dance and camp-out offers the perfect solution to work off that Thanksgiving dinner. Harold Aldrich is hosting a ride with primitive camping Friday, Nov. 24, and Saturday, Nov. 25 at the Triple A Rodeo Arena on Harville Road in Statesboro.
Those tattered, worn, faded flags now have a respectable way out. Take them to a drop-off box, where they will be collected, and properly retired (and disposed of) by local boy scouts.
Choirs from William James Middle School and Brooklet Elementary welcomed Santa Claus to the Statesboro Mall Saturday with a jolly rendition of "Here Comes Santa Claus." A few hundred people jammed the main lobby of the mall to watch and listen to the choirs sing Christmas carols and then see Santa officially kick off the holiday season with a dramatic arrival. Saint Nick was escorted down Northside Drive by a squadron of more than 25 ...
Bulloch County commissioners approved a handful of service contracts Tuesday, including one that will mean a new roof for the Bulloch County Correctional Institute as well as fire safety improvements for the Bulloch County Jail.
The Pilot Club of Statesboro works throughout the year to combat brain-related illnesses in Bulloch County.
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.