Looking at Johnny Lee Walker's criminal record that stretches back to 1976, Bulloch County Superior Court Judge Gates Peed recently sentenced Walker to life in prison as a recidivist.
A man forced a woman into his truck, took her to a nearby parking lot and made unwelcome sexual contact, police said.
Sirens sounding off around 9 a.m. today are part of a statewide Severe Weather drill, postponed from Wednesday due to inclement weather.
Temperatures were chilly, and a good breeze was blowing, but people still ventured out Saturday morning to enjoy the third annual Arbor Day Festival at Willie McTell Park.
Federal and state legislators touched on a variety of issues Saturday morning at a forum organized by the Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce.
Man forges check to buy truck
Man arrested for aggravated assault
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Statesboro officials aren't sure what size crowd to expect at Monday's public hearing regarding a proposed front-yard parking ordinance, but they are anxious to hear the concerns residents have regarding the issue.
If a tornado were to rip through a Bulloch County neighborhood, the Red Cross would be on hand to respond to the disaster, providing food and shelter for people affected.
A series of minor changes to the city's alcohol ordinance were approved Tuesday at Statesboro's City Council meeting, including giving the fire chief the authority to enforce the maximum occupancy load of restaurants.
Known for his dedication, his dependability and his friendly nature, former Jenkins County Sheriff and Bulloch County Sheriff's deputy Loren Cline "L.C." Williams Jr. will be greatly missed, said friends of the man who called everyone "my buddy."
Guests at Ogeechee Technical College's annual "Celebrating Black Heritage" luncheon were treated to the musical stylings of Jacquelyn Hamilton and the musical group The Wardlaw Brothers as the event celebrated the impact of African-American musicians on the culture of the United States.
More than 40 years after breaking the color barrier at Georgia Southern, Dr. John Bradley's achievement was commemorated Monday with a ceremony in which a plaque and an oak tree planted in his honor.
ALBANY, Ga. - Georgia farmers are expected to plant about 170,000 additional acres of corn this year to help supply the ethanol plants popping up around the country and to take advantage of the best corn prices in a decade, experts say.
The 28th annual Georgia Peanut Tour will be held Tuesday through Thursday, centrally located out of the Savannah area.
If you believe in yesterday or have had a hard day's night, then the Averitt Center for the Arts invites you to get your ticket to ride and relive Beatlemania on Saturday.
A suspicious package found Monday morning at the Statesboro Veterans Affairs office turned out to be only a couple boxes of books.
An 18-year-old Georgia Southern University student was found unresponsive Friday at her off-campus apartment, and she was later pronounced dead, the university announced Monday morning.
Three of Southeast Bulloch High School's (SEBHS) student organizations are joining together to host the Colors of Cancer Week Tailgate on Friday, Sept. 19, beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the outdoor cafeteria courtyard in front of the school. The event is free of charge and will include a meal and guest speaker prior to the SEBHS vs. Dodge County football game. Students will be selling event T-shirts for $10, and the money raised will be used to make care packages for local oncology patients.
If you are a veteran who served the United States in combat during any major military conflict or war, the Statesboro Herald would like to hear from you.
There are so many good things to say about Georgia Southern three games into its tenure as an FBS football program.
Administrators seeking to expand Bulloch County's alternative school to a full day of classes for each student and to add a math teacher and counselor provided cost estimates Thursday to the Board of Education.
The sudden, dramatic rise of the Islamic State terrorist group taking over large swaths of land in Iraq and Syria has prompted much discussion, consternation and fear around the world.
Dr. Al Mooney, the director of addiction medicine and recovery at Willingway, is officially releasing the second edition of "The Recovery Book" at the Cape Cod Symposium on Addictive Disorders.
University System of Georgia Chancellor Hank Huckaby announced Thursday a new Campus Safety and Security Committee that will review and develop recommendations on matters related to public safety at the system's 31 public colleges and universities.
Thirteen years after terrorist planes crashed into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a field in Pennsylvania, local public safety personnel gathered at Bulloch Memorial Gardens Thursday to remember those who lost their lives in efforts to save others on Sept. 11, 2001.
Jenkins County sheriff's investigators are seeking the whereabouts of a third missing person from the area this year.
Statesboro High School's Class of 1964 is celebrating a milestone reunion this weekend, its 50th.
WASHINGTON - Opening a new military front in the Middle East, President Barack Obama authorized U.S. airstrikes inside Syria for the first time Wednesday night, along with expanded strikes in Iraq as part of "a steady, relentless effort" to root out Islamic State extremists and their spreading reign of terror.