Tom Sawyer and his pal Huck Finn are all around Statesboro these days. The characters created by the mischievous mind of Mark Twain are the focus of a multitude of events that began in January and take center stage this week.
Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents arrested a Georgia Southern University professor Wednesday following a two-month-long investigation, but agents have yet to release details about the case.
Victims of a fire on West Main Street two weeks ago are still in critical condition, said Statesboro Fire Inv. Capt. Emerson Melton.
Host Phil Boyum welcomed U.S. Senate candidate R.J. Hadley to Thursday's "Mornings unPHILtered" show. A Democrat, Hadley is opposing incumbent Johnny Isakson in the race.
Introducing another statewide candidate to the Bulloch County area, Democratic gubernatorial hopeful DuBose Porter was the first guest on Wednesday's "Mornings unPHILtered."
ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers were urged Wednesday to soften the blows to public colleges and universities, which face up to $600 million in cuts as part of the state's budget crisis.
In an effort to encourage Bulloch County residents to fill out their 2010 U.S. Census forms, the City of Statesboro is offering a utility discount in exchange for a completed questionnaire.
Sen. Jack Hill said Wednesday that proposals by the University of Georgia to eliminate 4-H as a result of massive budget cuts proposed by the state is nothing more than a "power play," and said "4-H and the Cooperative Extension Service are going to be OK."
A woman and child remain in critical condition after a Feb. 20 crash on U.S. 301 South that involved a tanker and a passenger van.
Register Town Council met on Tuesday at the Register Town Hall, with the mayor, five council members and several citizens present.
Teachers of the Year from all Bulloch County public schools were honored Tuesday during the Statesboro Herald's annual Teacher of the Year banquet at RJ's Steaks and Seafood. The teachers were each given a plaque recognizing their achievements, and the principals at each school spoke about why the teachers earned the honor. Look for more on each of the teachers every Tuesday on the Herald's education page.
Sitting in for Phil Boyum, Tommy Palmer was the guest host for Tuesday's "Mornings unPHILtered" show.
The first guest on Monday's "Mornings unPHILtered" show was Ron Shiffler of the College of Business Administration. Shiffler announced that the Princeton Review has now ranked the Game Program Design program at Georgia Southern University as one of the top 50 in the United States.
A worst-case scenario could reduce state funding to Georgia Southern University by 30 percent, which GSU president Dr. Brooks Keel said "will have a major impact on Georgia Southern and would require significant operational changes at our university."
On Wednesday, March 10, the Statesboro Noon Lions Club in conjunction with the Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation and other area Lions Clubs will sponsor a mobile vision clinic.
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ATLANTA - Struggling schools, opioid addiction and the state's medical marijuana program appear likely to dominate the rest of Georgia's legislative session.
ATLANTA - Despite Gov. Nathan Deal's forceful veto last year, Georgia's House approved another bill on Friday that would allow licensed gun owners to ...
Community volunteers will hit the streets Tuesday, March 21, for the 2017 iGot (I Give to Ogeechee Tech) campaign.
The Archibald Bulloch Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution recognized six local women in honor of Women's History Month at ...
The Rattlesnake & Wildlife Festival is back, bringing wildlife demonstrations, snake handling, wildlife educational programs, and more. The Evans County Wildlife Club will hold its 50th ...
The true story of a country music legend will unfold next week at the Averitt Center for the Arts with the upcoming presentation of "Love ...
A Baxley woman was killed Wednesday night after being struck by a semi truck.
An escaped inmate was captured early Thursday morning, thanks to a resident with a handgun and a Jack Russell terrier.
Some came with dump trucks, excavators and skid steers. Others showed up with a pick-up truck and chain saw. And many came with just their ...
Lannie Lee, an icon of Bulloch County agriculture, passed away Wednesday after a brief illness. The 96-year-old was a longtime member of the Bulloch County ...
An escaped inmate remains at large hours after he walked off a Bulloch County Correctional Institute work detail Wednesday afternoon at the Bulloch County landfill ...
Federal agents seized documents Tuesday morning from former Statesboro City Councilman Will Britt's home in Statesboro, as well as from a number of businesses ...
Police arrested a Warrenton woman Sunday who is charged in the Dec. 1 shooting at Campus Crossings Apartments that left three injured.