Among the 20 Bulloch County and Ogeechee Judicial Circuit officials scheduled to be sworn in for new terms at 10 a.m. Thursday are nine newly elected to their offices during 2016.
Swaddled in warm jackets and wrapped in scarves, hats and mittens, many gathered at the Bulloch County Courthouse Dec. 16 for the inaugural "Christmas at the Courthouse" to celebrate the birth of Jesus long ago. The wind was brisk and chilling, but participants huddled close to worship and pray.
ATLANTA - Georgia's governor and legislative leaders hope to quickly extend an annual tax on hospitals that covers a large share of state health care expenses when lawmakers return to the Capitol in January.
Mascot Pecan Shelling Co. in Glennville recently had Coastal Solar, based in Hinesville, install a solar array system, an investment of more than $2.5 million that is projected to pay for itself in power bill savings and incentives in four to seven years.
One of my favorite things about this column, in addition often to being the first to share the news about exciting new businesses coming to town, is to introduce you to businesses and venues that I consider "hidden jewels" of our community.
Dr. William W. Clance of Metter attained a rare distinction among dentists this year when he received the Mastership Award from the Academy of General Dentistry.
The Statesboro Police Department's patrol cars will, over time, be replaced by patrol SUVs, if the department and officials who control its purse strings like the seven 2017 Ford Police Interceptor Utility units now on order.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. - Dressed in his most stylish Santa suit, therapy dog Dexter looked sharp on Dec. 21 for his first day on the job at Hospice of the Golden Isles.
Empty boxes in your outside trash could tip off would-be burglars that your family received some pretty nice things for Christmas. Statesboro Police Deputy Chief Rob Bryan offers a solution to that problem.
The American Cancer Society in Statesboro just announced the co-chairs for the 2017 Relay for Life in Bulloch County. Kay Nay, community manager in Statesboro, said Chris Wiggins, a relationship banker at Sea Island Bank, and Lori Wiggins, an administrative assistant in Georgia Southern University's Department of Technology and Learning, will lead the 2017 event.
A Bulloch County sheriff's deputy, assisting Statesboro police in a high-speed chase, stopped a fleeing suspect by using the PIT maneuver on Highway 301 South Thursday afternoon.
The city of Statesboro has, at last, finished collecting tree parts and other debris left at the curb after Hurricane Matthew, which passed through the area Oct. 7-8. Outside the city limits, Bulloch County's crews have almost, but not quite, finished collecting the debris along roads.
That glow from the northwest side of town isn't the North Star; it's the reflection from the Polk residence on Baldwin Street.
A South Georgia elementary school has three dental chairs set up for kids who don't have a regular dentist.
A Girl Scout since she was in the second grade, 18-year-old Natalie Lanier addressed the Bulloch County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday as one of the final steps for her Gold Award project that would help save lives in Bulloch County.
Georgia state troopers are investigating a fiery crash involving three tractor-trailer rigs that occurred early Tuesday morning on Interstate 16.
This week, the Bulloch County school system is slated to submit final information from the schools' internal review to the AdvancED accrediting organization. AdvancED will ...
A naked Rincon man walking along Langston Chapel Road early Saturday morning was arrested after Bulloch County sheriff's deputies responded to a call about ...
During a leadership lunch held at the American Farm Bureau Federation Convention in Phoenix, earlier in January to recognize Farm Bureau volunteers, Bulloch County Farm ...
Lori, Edie Grace and I love to travel.
The Blue Mile plan for revitalization of South Main Street isn't just about gateway columns, a dog park or a statue of early 20th ...
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind awards.
In an interview this week, Georgia Southern University President Jaimie Hebert, PhD, noted that the state is planning for growth on both the current GS ...
Drivers can expect daily lane closures during concrete slab replacement on the westbound side of Interstate 16 between the Chatham-Effingham county line and the Candler-Emanuel ...
Two people injured in a drive-by-style shooting near Metter Tuesday are in stable condition, but Candler County Sheriff John Miles is seeking information about the ...
What started as a simple traffic stop for a tag light violation led to a police chase Thursday night that ended in a forced halt ...
It's that time of year to look back and reflect, and photography is still one of the very best ways to do that.
A quick-thinking Bulloch County sheriff's deputy was commended for his actions that saved a child's life after an all-terrain vehicle accident Wednesday.
Images from the Citizens Police Academy offer insight into the experience.
Statesboro Herald Staff Photographer Scott Bryant shares his top pictures from 2015.