ATLANTA - When Rep. Jack Kingston and former Dollar General CEO David Perdue advanced to a Republican runoff in Georgia's Senate race, the tea party was left without a favored candidate.
Maya Van Wagenen, Statesboro's own bestselling teen author, will read from her recently released book, "Popular: Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek," at the Emma Kelly Theater in the Averitt Center for the Arts at 7 p.m. Monday.
Elizabeth "Liz" Johnson, a Bulloch County resident who once represented Georgia on the Democratic National Committee but ran unsuccessfully for local offices such as clerk of court, is now her party's nominee in the statewide race for insurance commissioner.
The Bulloch County Sheriff's Office issued a "be on the lookout" alert for a sex offender who it says failed to register after being released from prison.
A man whom authorities say was wanted for offenses ranging from probation violations to selling marijuana in several counties was arrested Thursday after officers responded to a large gathering of people at The Cove apartments, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
ATLANTA - For all the wrangling between the tea party and establishment conservatives in this midterm election year, key players from both sides are lining up behind one candidate in Georgia's Republican Senate primary runoff.
A Metter man was injured Tuesday when the tractor-trailer rig he was driving struck a train.
People interested in learning about police work behind the scenes may wish to join the next Citizens Police Academy class.
Newly elected Bulloch County Clerk of Courts Heather Banks McNeal will be sworn into office at 5 p.m. Monday at the Bulloch County Courthouse.
Bulloch County sheriff's deputies arrested a 17-year-old male Tuesday after an investigation revealed that he is responsible for the pregnancy of an 11-year-old girl, authorities said.
Two teenage boys were arrested for a series of vehicle break-ins over the holiday weekend, police said.
Gateway Development Corp. will apply for tax credits to build a low-income apartment complex on Lester Road despite neighborhood opposition and a lack of endorsement by the city of Statesboro, Gateway Development President Thomas Ward said last week.
A second Metter High School faculty member was charged Tuesday with inappropriate conduct with a student.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following clarification, which will appear in Wednesday's print edition. Several Bulloch County-area Boy Scout troops, including troops 342 and 935, along with scout leader Lovett Bennett Jr. and other volunteers, placed more than 600 American flags on graves of fallen soldiers from Bulloch County who lost lives during war time. Their actions were praised during Monday's Memorial Day ceremony held at the Averitt Center for the Arts, but the troops were not identified during the program, as reported in a front-page article in Tuesday's edition.
More than half of last week's Bulloch County Board of Commissioners meeting was consumed by discussion of such heavy equipment items as motor graders and backhoe loaders, and the vendors bidding to provide those services to the county.
In less than a month, yellow buses will resume their routes and the first bell will ring for the new school year.
SPRINGFIELD - What began as a search for a missing Effingham County man Sunday ended with the man found safe, and then criminally charged, Tuesday night.
A city planning board meeting involving a "grocery store" beginning to be built at Brampton Avenue and Fair Road was underway when a reporter's cellphone, neglectfully left on, rang. It was Wal-Mart Stores Inc. calling to confirm that the 41,000-square-foot supermarket will be a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market.
An employee of the Bulloch County Clerk of Courts Office was arrested Tuesday on theft and other charges after evidence showed she took more than $3,000 in citation money, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
Two men were jailed Monday on animal cruelty and drug charges after officers discovered injured dogs, cocaine, marijuana and "Molly," a drug similar to Ecstasy, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
While revenues are slightly up and the economy appears to be improving, Bulloch County commissioners are still making conservative budget decisions.
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Georgia's governor is pushing clinical trials for a marijuana-derived drug that proponents say could help treat severe seizure disorders among children, an unlikely election-year move for a Republican in a conservative part of the country that is just beginning to warm up to medical marijuana in narrow circumstances.
Editor's note: Because of incorrect information supplied, the time of the wreck and the location from which the victim was returning were incorrect in a brief that appeared in Wednesday's newspaper. The entire brief, with the correct information, appears below.
The investigation ordered by Statesboro City Council into whether a majority of council members met in potentially illegal private meetings with former City Manager Frank Parker or City Attorney Alvin Leaphart began Tuesday at 11 a.m.
A woman charged in the "hit style" murder of her mother's husband has accepted a plea bargain.
SYLVANIA - The flag of India flew beside those of Georgia and the United States at the Screven County Industrial Park as Gov. Nathan Deal joined in breaking ground Monday for ShriVallabh Pittie Group's $70 million yarn spinning plant, expected to create 250 jobs.
Editor's note: This is the third of three parts of the Associated Press' interview with Republican Senate candidates Jack Kingston and David Perdue.
Editor's note: This is the second of three parts of the Associated Press' interview with Republican Senate candidates Jack Kingston and David Perdue. Part three will run in Tuesday's print edition of the Statesboro Herald.
School superintendents in Bulloch and Evans counties say they prefer to rely on law enforcement response instead of arming teachers or other school employees. But now that state law allows it, school officials in Effingham County might take a look.
The cost to attend college has risen sharply over the years. Not surprisingly, so has the number of college graduates with large amounts of debt.