ATLANTA - Many of the folks on the rundown northwest Atlanta street where Kathryn Johnston lived fortify their windows with metal bars and arm themselves with guns for protection.
As many businesses in Bulloch County continue to conduct their United Way Campaigns during November, First Southern National Bank sets the pace as a "fair share" giver.
Pride is evident as he opens the hangar doors and rolls out the carefully restored 1929 Waco Straightwing biplane, pulling the 1,600-pound plane out to show its full beauty and splendor.
The best chili in town will be determined on Thursday, Dec. 7 at Statesboro's annual holiday celebration, held in the Boro's downtown.
Georgia Southern officials unveiled the school's centennial logo Tuesday afternoon in preparation for the university's 100th anniversary.
Members of the Portal and Willow Hill community are invited to attend a public forum Saturday evening to discuss needs and wants concerning a community center and museum.
In a gala with a dual purpose, Georgia Southern University's 1906 Society feted the school's 100th year as well as celebrated surpassing the goal of the university's first comprehensive capital campaign.
FORT VALLEY, Ga. - ''What's that word?'' asks Peach County Deputy Sheriff Shane Broome, looking disconsolately at his ''Survival Spanish'' textbook.
Every week the Statesboro Herald and statesboroherald.com will ask a question of general interest. Look for the responses every Wednesday in Boro Snapshot.
The first Friday of every month, downtown Statesboro comes alive with a night dedicated to arts and entertainment in Statesboro.
A Portal man is behind bars without bond after police charged him with burglary and rape.
Long lines formed at airports well before daybreak Wednesday, but the annual dash home for Thanksgiving started smoothly despite predictions that more travelers would take to the roads, skies and rails this year than last.
Firefighters continued fighting a blaze Wednesday that had consumed more than 250 acres around Cypress Lake as investigators were trying to determine how the fire was started.
The Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce Agribusiness Committee chose a Register family with a history that goes back to the early 1800's as the 2006 Farm Family of the Year.
Amethyst Project Inc. will commemorate World AIDS with a display on the courthouse lawn as well as other local events as they participate in the global event.
The final wall of a motel demolition project came down recently on a South Main Street property next to, and owned by, Statesboro First United Methodist Church, paving the way for future development by the church and simultaneously contributing to the ongoing South Main improvement project.
This week, Statesboro City Council heard input from owners and managers of drinking establishments on the new Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance now in the works. Council members also suggested forming an alcohol advisory board with license holders as members.
Join Georgia Southern student-athletes Saturday at the Statesboro Mall and get a chance to win Eagles football tickets.
The Evans County Centennial Tribute Event, complete with dignitaries, music, historical presentations and a giant Evans County 100th birthday cake, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Joyce NeSmith Auditorium on U.S. Highway 280 in Claxton.
ATLANTA - Three homeless people have died in the tuberculosis outbreak involving Atlanta shelters, public health officials say.
Having lost all of its cash to an alleged theft by a trusted volunteer, Feed the Boro, which distributes free meals each Thanksgiving, has placed itself under the umbrella of Food Bank Inc., also known as the Statesboro food bank.
Georgia Southern University nursing professor Kathryn Anderson, Ph.D., has been selected to participate in the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities course "Integrating Principles of Science, Practice and Policy in Health Disparities Research."
Metter police arrested two men Thursday in connection with a July 30 home invasion and kidnapping attempt.
ATLANTA - A roomful of reporters and TV cameras tracked every word that Emory physicians said at a Friday news conference preceding the arrival of two Americans stricken with Ebola.
For a number of years, Prevent Child Abuse Bulloch County has conducted the annual back-to-school supply drive, Stuff the Bus.
MARIETTA, Ga. - People across the country who want to memorialize the late 22-month-old Cooper Harris have created a fundraising campaign online to build a park in his memory.
LONDON - As a deadly Ebola outbreak continues in West Africa, health officials are working to calm fears about how the virus spreads, while encouraging those with symptoms to get medical care. Typically, outbreaks of the disease have been in other parts of the continent, not in West Africa.
The investigation into whether city officials violated the Georgia Open Meetings Act during the tenure of former City Manager Frank Parker probably will take until mid-September or later to complete, Statesboro Mayor Jan Moore told City Council during its regular public meeting Tuesday.
An elderly woman's EBT card was stolen, and her caregiver was later caught on video using the card, police said.
The Georgia Southern University Police Department recently received an $8,000 grant from the Governor's Office of Highway Safety. The grant was awarded to purchase a CMI Intoxilyzer 9000, which will replace the current Intoxilyzer 5000.