One morning entering Statesboro on Highway 301 just past the entrance of Georgia Southern, where the speed limit drops quickly, I was welcomed to town by then rookie Statesboro officer Stan York.
Eagle Creek Brewing Co., the microbrewery on Savannah Avenue in Statesboro, last week started up an automated canning line, packaging two of its beer varieties in cleverly illustrated, high-graphic aluminum cans.
Memorial Day holds a special significance to our family as we remember my wife Lori's great uncle, John Gilbert Woodward. Gilbert was killed in May of 1944 during World War II on a training flight in the Gulf of Mexico. He was the son of Henry and Mamie Woodward of Stilson. His sister Edith Hutchison, who turned 90 this week, explained that he was two weeks away from getting his "wings" when the plane went down. He was only 22.
Carl E. Ledbetter Sr., the featured speaker Monday for the Bulloch County Memorial Day service, survived the Korean War in an Army intelligence unit and still will not, or under oath cannot, talk about exactly what he did.
Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team investigators arrested six men Thursday after serving search warrants at two Statesboro homes.
The Bulloch County Board of Education on Thursday night accepted Dr. Martin "Marty" Waters' resignation as Statesboro High School principal, at his request, although he had already not been offered a new contract.
SAVANNAH - The father of a young woman killed by a train on the set of a movie about Gregg Allman said Thursday the family is suing the singer and filmmakers as part of a "wake-up call" to make Hollywood safer.
SAVANNAH - Congress gave final approval Thursday to a new spending limit for deepening the Savannah harbor that raises the project's price tag to $706 million, an increase of 8 percent from just two years ago.
Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents are looking into details surrounding Wednesday's arrest of a 26-year-old female Metter High School paraprofessional charged with inappropriate conduct with an 18-year-old male student.
Drivers on Statesboro's streets this summer should encounter paving crews at work and, eventually, fewer potholes. And for the next month or so, watch out for painters outside City Hall.
A tip from a concerned citizen led Metter police to arrest a woman on methamphetamine charges Tuesday.
A man who barricaded himself in a house by blocking the front door with a lawn mower was taken into custody Thursday morning after holding off police for an hour, authorities said.
SAVANNAH - Singer Gregg Allman was sued Wednesday along with movie producers, a railroad company and others accused of being responsible for the February death of a young camera assistant when a freight train slammed into a film crew in southeast Georgia.
ATLANTA - The race for governor began to take shape Wednesday as Republican Gov. Nathan Deal touted his first-term accomplishments while Democratic challenger Jason Carter offered his vision for the state in separate interviews with The Associated Press.
Two men were arrested Monday after law enforcement officers found a large quantity of marijuana and a large sum of cash in an apartment, according to a news release issued Wednesday.
Family, friends and staff surrounded Mrs. Thelva Sharpe as she celebrated her 103rd birthday Thursday in the Rose Café at Gentilly Gardens.
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. - A high-priced prostitute charged in the overdose death of a Google executive aboard a yacht in California had searched online for how to legally defend herself after giving a lethal dose of heroin, police in California said Thursday, as authorities in Georgia reopened another overdose case.
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.