After two years of focusing on education and tree plantings, the Tree Smarts program in Bulloch County, this year they are shifting their focus to addressing the community's needs of maintaining and improving the quality of the county's community forrest.
A trail ride and fun day Dec. 16 won't cost a thing, except a can or two of dog or cat food to donate to the Statesboro-Bulloch County Animal Shelter.
The following were indicted on listed charges and appeared Wednesday, Nov. 29, for arraignment before Bulloch County Superior Court Judge F. Gates Peed:
Portions of Bulloch County saw snow flurries Tuesday afternoon and early evening as a "band of heavy snow" moved into northern Jenkins County to North Colleton County in South Carolina.
A Portal man is behind bars after robbing a local hotel with the threat of having a gun, police said.
Counties across the 12th Congressional District and across the state were supposed to certify their vote totals Monday and send them to the state.
Where can you get your oil changed, car detailed and find a bargain on a home or office accessory? How about receiving blood pressure and diabetes screening while getting educated concerning prostate cancer prevention?
Federal agents and local law enforcement arrested 13 people Tuesday morning on cocaine and related charges. Nine of the suspects are from the Metter area; four are from Atlanta.
ATLANTA - Georgia's secretary of state on Wednesday certified the results of the Nov. 7 general election, declaring two Democratic congressmen winners in their re-election bids, but by slim margins.
A Pembroke man was killed Monday night after his vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree.
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.
Campaign season is expected to kick into high gear in the next few weeks, especially in the high-profile races for governor and U.S. Senate.
Metter police have identified one of two men suspected in a recent home invasion attempt and hope the public will assist in locating him.
Bi-Lo will hold a job fair today to accept applications and conduct interviews for various positions in the Statesboro area.
Georgia still lags behind the national averages on infant breastfeeding rates, a newly released Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report card shows.
GUYTON - Police officers still are chasing leads and trying to find who was responsible for a Saturday morning shootout.
Two American aid workers infected with Ebola are getting an experimental drug so novel it has never been tested for safety in humans and was only identified as a potential treatment earlier this year, thanks to a longstanding research program by the U.S. government and the military.
Bulloch County Manager Tom Couch is recommending that the Board of Commissioners not roll back its millage rate and so is issuing a notice, to comply with the Georgia Taxpayer Bill of Rights, of a pending 1 percent property tax increase.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Wednesday's print edition. The estimated cost of a project to install traffic lights at the intersection of U.S. Highway 80 East and Burkhalter Road is just under $1 million. An incorrect amount was listed in a news brief on page 5 Tuesday. The Statesboro Herald regrets the error.
ATLANTA - Missionary Nancy Writebol, one of two known Americans stricken with Ebola, wasn't looking to abandon her overseas work. But Jeremy Writebol believes his 59-year-old mother can yield a greater good from her impending return to the United States amid West Africa's worst-ever outbreak of the often-deadly virus.
The Georgia Southern football team took the practice fields at Beautiful Eagle Creek Thursday to kick off their first fall camp after officially joining the Sun Belt Conference.
ATLANTA - A second American missionary stricken with Ebola is expected to fly Tuesday to the U.S. for treatment, following a colleague who was admitted over the weekend to Emory University Hospital's infectious disease unit.
This time, Statesboro City Council has specifically invited people who sell alcoholic beverages to discuss the proposed replacement of the city's alcohol law.
ATLANTA - The first outside political group has already started to hammer Georgia Democrat Michelle Nunn using her leaked campaign plan that detailed her strategy and discussed her potential weaknesses as an Atlanta nonprofit executive seeking a seat in the U.S. Senate.
ATLANTA - An American doctor infected with the Ebola virus in Africa arrived in Atlanta for treatment Saturday, landing at a military base, then being whisked away to one of the most sophisticated hospital isolation units in the country, officials say.
Fifteen cyclists consisting of current residents, alumni and supporters of the Paul Anderson Youth Home left the home Thursday afternoon to bike 560 miles through six Georgia cities, with Statesboro being the first stop Thursday evening.