At a time when most African Americans were struggling to earn a decent living, there were those who dared to look beyond the barriers that often served as roadblocks or dead end streets. Dr. Harvey Van Buren was one such person who would stop at nothing to accomplish his dreams.
A nightclub location with a troubled past will likely be rezoned to prohibit use for large gatherings and public events after Bulloch County Commissioners voted Thursday to return a Club Road parcel to Ag 5 zoning.
Detectives and investigators hot on the trail of entering auto suspects Thursday nabbed two men they say are responsible for several recent " smash and grab" incidents in the area.
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'Super Sunday' is just a couple of days away; so too is super business for pizza establishments catering to hungry football fans watching the Super Bowl.
In 2009, as word spread on the campus of Georgia Southern University and throughout Statesboro that a member of a 1970s terrorist group was scheduled to speak on school grounds, resentment and protest emerged.
Staff payroll in Gov. Nathan Deal's executive office has grown by almost 30 percent compared with salaries under former Gov. Sonny Perdue, according to an analysis of financial records by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
The chances of success for legislation letting voters legalize Sunday alcohol sales at stores got a lot better Wednesday when it easily zipped through a Senate committee.
A Statesboro man who pled guilty Tuesday to wire fraud awaits sentencing by a federal judge after being accused of taking money meant for investments and using it for himself.
Langston Chapel Middle School Assistant Principal Paul Mizell resigned from his position Tuesday, giving no reason in the letter of resignation addressed to Bulloch County School Superintendent Dr. Lewis Holloway.
On a day in which its members will meet with state legislators in Georgia's capitol city, the Statesboro City Council will convene at City Hall for its first February meeting.
The site of a recent illegal alcohol sales sting will be a topic of discussion Thursday night as Bulloch County Commissioners hear about concerns from Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.
Georgia Southern University President Dr. Brooks Keel makes remarks after Director Dr. Brent Tharp announced the American Association of Museums had reaccredited the Georgia Southern Museum.
Georgia Southern researchers striving to better understand and promote the use of alternative fuels recently were awarded a $250,000 grant to advance their "green" revolution.
While one must still look hard to be optimistic about the overall economy, 2011 is an exciting time for Georgia farmers, said agricultural economist Dr. George Shumaker.
The board of the Averitt Center for the Arts has three finalists to choose from in the search for the Statesboro-based arts organization's second-ever ...
A Statesboro man was arrested Wednesday on charges he raped a two-year-old child.
The Downtown Statesboro MainStreet Farmers Market opens Saturday for its 10th year of bringing fresh local produce, crafts and a variety of vendors and activities ...
SAVANNAH – Crews worked Wednesday to contain a wildfire that destroyed a family's mobile home and several other buildings as it burned about 250 acres ...
ATLANTA - The Braves' new ballpark looks like a throwback stadium with its green seats, brick walls and its old-school, intimate feel.
Bulloch County firefighters battled a blaze at a mulch plant east of Brooklet for more than 12 hours on Wednesday.
ATLANTA - Georgians licensed to carry concealed weapons could take handguns onto college campuses under legislation approved Tuesday by the state Senate, which kept the measure ...
A wreath-laying ceremony is set for Saturday at the Bulloch County Courthouse in front of the Confederate Memorial statue.
As the Bulloch County Board of Education begins to look at its budget for 2017-18, assigning money based on "local values" to even out and ...
Statesboro police arrested a third man Friday who they say was involved in the March 9 shooting death of a man at The Grove Apartments.
ATLANTA - A Georgia lawmaker on Monday defended his proposal asking House colleagues to recognize "Confederate History Month," but black lawmakers charge it glorifies a time ...
The Downtown Statesboro Development Authority's annual luncheon took on a strong Blue Mile tint this year, but with a stack of awards in the ...
Keeping your business fresh and innovative is something every business struggles with no matter the type or size of business.
A breast cancer survivor who used her diagnosis to help others, Jill Johns - Jill Johns International LLC - was chosen recently as a winner in the ...
ATHENS - Georgia wildlife officials are aiming to track the numbers of turkeys taken by hunters with some high-tech help.