ATLANTA - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal took responsibility Thursday for the poor storm preparations that led to an epic traffic jam in Atlanta and forced drivers to abandon their cars or sleep in them overnight when a storm dumped a couple of inches of snow.
Some ice accumulated on bridges and overpasses early Wednesday morning, but all of Bulloch County's roads were officially reopened by noon.
After careful consideration of all factors and information available from the Bulloch County Emergency Management Agency, Bulloch County Schools Superintendent Charles Wilson has decided to proceed with a normal school day and after-school schedule on Thursday.
All roads in Bulloch County are scheduled to reopen by noon today, Bulloch County Emergency Management Director Ted Wynn said.
Food Bank Inc. has finished moving into its new location, the old Julia P. Bryant Elementary School, and began serving clients Monday.
By the time you read this, you may have a better idea whether all of the preparations for an ice storm are proving necessary.
WASHINGTON - Seeking to energize his sluggish second term, President Barack Obama vowed Tuesday night in his State of the Union address to sidestep Congress "whenever and wherever" necessary to narrow economic disparities between rich and poor. He unveiled an array of modest executive actions to increase the minimum wage for federal contract workers and make it easier for millions of low-income Americans to save for retirement.
The woman discovered inside a trailer in Oak Hill Mobile Home Park by deputies Sunday was the victim of a homicide, according to the medical examiner.
Code enforcement officers will be checking to make sure that businesses required to provide public restrooms do so, Statesboro City Manager Frank Parker told City Council last week.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for Statesboro and southeast Georgia from noon Tuesday through 5 p.m. Wednesday. It may bring freezing rain, sleet and snow.
Predictions of freezing rain, sleet and snow for this afternoon through Wednesday prompted school cancellations and official advice that everyone should avoid driving on icy roads.
The Bulloch County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a woman, whose body was found early Sunday inside a trailer in Oak Hill Mobile Home Park.
A man who was slow to obey deputies' commands was ordered to the ground at gunpoint and eventually arrested on a drug charge, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
NAACP leaders from all over Georgia, who met Friday and Saturday in Statesboro, made education and health care their focus.
BLACK CREEK - Daniel Defense will expand its operations at the Interstate Centre in a $20 million project expected to add 120 new jobs over the next five years, Gov. Nathan Deal announced Thursday afternoon.
Swing into Spring has been canceled because of inclement weather, according to the Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department.
In just four years, the Altrusa Statesboro has distributed 12,000 books to local children who often have no access to books at home.
An Army soldier accused of strangling his pregnant wife so he could pocket $500,000 in benefit money was convicted Thursday by a military judge in a case that hinged on dueling medical experts who couldn't agree on how the woman died.
A local woman hopes someone has seen her lost horse, Buddy, who spooked and fled just minutes after arriving at his new home.
With less than two months before the May 20 primary election, five Republican candidates vying for the right to challenge a formidable incumbent Democratic congressman will kick off a series of debates Monday in Statesboro.
The Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department will host the 13th annual "Swing into Spring" celebration from 5-9 p.m. today at Mill Creek Regional Park.
One Saturday morning last November, Leland Riggs, 97, a veteran of the World War II Battle of Guadalcanal, was surprised and saddened to find his American flag and its 20-foot pole missing from his front yard. A landmark to neighbors, Riggs' lighted flag is flying again through the efforts of Boy Scouts of Troop 342.
One person cashed two fraudulent checks for more than $9,000 total, and another person tried to cash one for more than $1,900, Statesboro police said.
Ten mini-grants will buy a total of six iPads at three Bulloch County schools, enable cartoon-based learning on two campuses and fund a Georgia history field trip, a lunchtime book club, a school play, a motivational speaker and the Whoville Shopping Village.
The students come from all over the world and arrive at Georgia Southern University without knowing a single person in the area. These international students are here to study and learn, but often find themselves feeling lost and alone.
WASHINGTON - Seemingly divided, the Supreme Court struggled Tuesday with the question of whether companies have religious rights, a case challenging President Barack Obama's health overhaul and its guarantee of birth control in employees' preventive care plans.
The Belle House was filled to capacity with local coaches, players, parents and supporters at last Thursday's Fellowship of Christian Athletes Fundraising Banquet.
BRUNSWICK - U.S. Coast Guard crews and others were searching Tuesday for two people who were aboard a small plane that went missing in the St. Simons Island area.
Georgia Republican Party District 12 Chairman Mike Welsh on Monday announced a series of debates for Republican candidates in Georgia's 12th Congressional District.
Georgia Southern University has selected Gov. Nathan Deal and Jemelleh Coes, the 2014 Georgia Teacher of the Year and Georgia Southern alumna, as the speakers for the 2014 spring commencement ceremonies on May 9 and 10.