The state board that oversees the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) Thursday approved a $385.7 million budget that includes a $5 per credit hour increase in student tuition. The board's approval came during its monthly meeting, which was held at Coosa Valley Technical College in Rome. Ogeechee Technical College is part of the system.
State fire marshal officials and the Bulloch County Sheriff's Department are investigating a fire that took the life of a 32-year-old woman.
Workers put up a new sign at the Statesboro Mall on Northside Drive on Thursday. Though the temperature wasn't high, the crew still worked up a sweat preparing the new lighted, programmable sign, which will soon greet shoppers coming to the venerable retail outlet. The new sign isn't the only new addition the mall has seen lately - a new Starbucks coffee shop opened in its parking lot last month.
A man whom police said held his estranged wife against her will, bit her on the face and threatened to kill her is behind bars without bond, according to Bulloch County Jail officials.
Statesboro City Council members voted Wednesday to send a letter to Bulloch County requesting a renegotiation of the fire services contract. City officials believe the existing agreement is no longer sufficient to pay for the level of service provided to residents living within five miles of the city limits.
Who is eligible to vote in the upcoming city of Statesboro election and the responsibilties and restrictions of voter registrars has caused confusion recently in the wake of a grass roots group forming to register voters.
ATLANTA - Pro wrestler Chris Benoit suffered brain damage from his years in the ring that could help explain why he killed his wife, son and himself, a doctor who studied Benoit's brain said Wednesday.
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The newest Statesboro Legend in the Arts is being honored in an induction ceremony at 6:30 p.m. tonight at the Averitt Center for the Arts. Commissioned by the Statesboro Arts Council, local artist, Collin Smith is unveiling an exhibit that he has created and developed tirelessly in the inductee's honor.
Two Statesboro residents were killed and two others were seriously injured in three separate automobile crashes in the area over the holiday weekend.
A group has organized in Statesboro aimed at getting more students at Georgia Southern University registered to vote.
With any luck, this weekend's rain won't dampen the last weekend Splash in the Boro is open.
It was truly a "Love Fest" Friday at Mill Creek Elementary. In a morning assembly, all the students, faculty and staff paid tribute to one of their own, Janice Love, as they crowned her "Queen for the Day."
Forty-five students to date have transferred out of Langston Chapel Middle School.
Faculty and students at Sallie Zetterower Elementary were evacuated at about 3:15 p.m. Wednesday after smoke was seen in a hallway, according to the Bulloch County school system.
Members of the Rocky Ford Town Council hope an upcoming special election will bring new leadership to the town riddled with financial and legal challenges.
Bulloch County sheriff's deputies captured a man Sunday who is wanted in connection to a home invasion robbery in Alabama.
Three suspects traveling in a stolen truck were arrested Sunday, an incident that drew a large number of officers to South Main Street, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
A Savannah man driving a stolen car escaped law enforcement after a chase Saturday, but when he fled Monday after being spotted again, he was quickly apprehended, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
Kay Proctor of Thigpen, Lanier, Westerfield & Deal, CPAs, recently was awarded the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners' Certified Fraud Examiner credential.
Uncle Shug's now has two locations, the long-established Uncle Shug's Chicken Barn on U.S. Highway 301 South, and Uncle Shug's Bar-B-Q Place in Brooklet.
If you follow health care at all, you know that Georgia is one of 21 states that decided not to expand Medicaid as part of its implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
The Third Annual Benning to Gordon Relay is scheduled for this week.
Dr. Thomas R. Koballa Jr., the dean of the College of Education at Georgia Southern University, is a candidate for a dean position at the University of Arkansas.
"Besides the obvious benefits of being able to play with my grandson and walk without pain and do Disney and all the rights and privileges thereunto appertaining, the principal way my life has changed is that very small amounts of food go a really long way with me," Don Aliffi said.
In 2010, the Statesboro Herald conducted its first ever search to identify 20 Bulloch County residents under the age of 40 who are making a mark with professional success and community involvement. Since then, the Herald has recognized 101 folks under 40 who help make Statesboro and Bulloch County a better place to live.
The Statesboro Police Department is reorganizing its patrol division, eliminating two vacant lieutenant positions to instead hire three additional patrol officers and a part-time secretary.
The Statesboro Police Department will hold a town hall community forum at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Emma Kelly Theater, giving residents a chance to talk directly with the department's command staff.
Georgia Department of Revenue agents cited three Statesboro bars last month for allowing underage patrons to drink alcohol. Two alcohol compliance checks conducted last month by revenue agents resulted in a number of violations where individuals were cited for infractions as well.