About 3,000 Georgia Power customers in the Statesboro area were without power Friday afternoon for more than 30 minutes, some longer, said Georgia Power spokesman Jeff Wilson.
A team of law enforcement officers captured a man Friday morning investigators said used a screwdriver Thursday to kidnap a corrections officer and four other inmates, hijack a truck and head to Claxton.
PORT WENTWORTH - A powerful explosion that ignited in a storage silo at a sugar refinery killed at least four people, injured dozens of the more than 100 employees working the night shift and all but demolished the plant that's been a core part of this small community's economy for 90 years.
Two men charged with rape in August have been cleared by a Bulloch County grand jury. Charges against Quentin Antonio Young, 21, Chandler Road, and Jermaine Denardo Thomas, 20, G. W. Oliver Spur, were dropped, said a spokesman for the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office.
Statesboro Police responded to Statesboro High School Friday morning after school officials received a tip that a student may have a weapon.
In the event of an emergency, Georgia Southern University will be getting the word out quickly with newly launched EAGLE ALERT, an upgraded emergency text messaging system designed to warn students and employees of potential threats or emergencies.
Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators are looking for a woman they say defrauded the American Red Cross, and hope citizens can provide information as to her location.
The Statesboro Alcohol Control Board is considering changes to the city's alcohol ordinance, which would allow for the creation of bars and permit restaurants to serve alcohol on Sunday afternoons.
Longtime Brooklet resident George Allen Roebuck, known by many as "Coach Roebuck," is remembered as being a compassionate "pillar of the community" who cared a great deal about young people.
A substantial amount of cocaine is off the streets and four offenders are behind bars after Statesboro Police Crime Suppression Unit officers raided a College Lane residence Saturday.
The presidential primary has finally come to Georgia, along with over twenty states and American Samoa, in a day that has become known as Super Tuesday. Though it is mathematically impossible for any candidate in either party to secure their nomination by Wednesday, today's voting could annoint someone a clear frontrunner, spell the end of a campaign or possibly even further muddle the picture.
Statesboro City Manager George Wood proposed a plan Wednesday that would redraw the city's five council districts and fundamentally change the way citizens elect council members.
A local boy is combining his Georgia roots and Washington experience to challenge U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss for his seat in the upcoming election.
John uses Adderall every day. "I probably shouldn't have gotten on it," he said.
The Development Authority of Bulloch County will hold a meeting at 10 a.m. Monday at the Chamber of Commerce to consider a bond resolution on the application by the Georgia University Housing Foundation Four LLC for its 2008 student housing project.
Russell Keen, Georgia Southern University's vice president for external affairs, is leaving to join Georgia Regents University as executive vice president for external relations ...
Keep Bulloch Beautiful was a successful program while it lasted, but budget cuts and personnel attrition led to its demise, and Bulloch County commissioners do ...
A man arrested last week on armed robbery charges isn't who he said he was, police said.
Georgia Southern University has confirmed that one of the four Marines killed in the shootings Thursday at two military sites in Chattanooga, Tenn., was a ...
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - A gunman unleashed a barrage of fire at a recruiting center and another U.S. military site a few miles apart in Chattanooga ...
Portal police Chief Jason Sapp is back on duty after a two-week suspension regarding personal car repairs that were billed to the city.
After 17 years on the Statesboro City Council, Gary Lewis says he will not seek re-election in November and will retire from council at the ...
Because the Donehoo-Brannen-NeSmith mansion is a private home, most Statesboro residents have only glimpsed its stone steps, wide porch and fluted columns while traveling down ...
BASTROP, Texas - No citizens were rounded up and imprisoned at Wal-Mart. Tanks didn't rumble down city streets in a declaration of martial law.
City Council members who took part in the latest work session for a new Statesboro Alcoholic Beverages Ordinance favored setting a definite time – the time ...
A $5,000 reward is offered for information leading to an arrest in the June 6 homicide of a Brooklet woman.
When Janina Jones' name was picked as the winner of the Statesboro Herald's first "60-Second Grocery Grab" last year, she knew where she was ...
A man convicted of vehicular manslaughter after a September 2012 crash was sentenced Friday.
A crew and equipment from Lovett & Mills Excavating last week demolished and cleared away the onetime gas station beside the Beaver House restaurant on South ...
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