CLAXTON - A site work crew is preparing the pad for the new City Hall, a $1 million project the city government has been saving for, for years.
Georgia's elementary and middle school students posted mixed results on the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests in the recently completed 2013-14 school year when compared to the previous year.
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SAVANNAH - Celebrity cook Paula Deen, whose career was derailed after she admitted using racial slurs, is going digital.
Friends of Dr. Kathryn Simmons Lovett shared fond memories Tuesday of the woman who graciously sold her childhood home place in the name of progress.
Dr. Kevin Judy will leave his current post as the Bulloch County Schools' assistant superintendent of human resources for a new job as superintendent of the Emanuel County Schools beginning July 1.
The Summer Theatre Rehearsal and Performance Class at Georgia Southern University presents "The Birds" by Aristophanes.
A phone scam that started in December in California has reached Bulloch County.
Playing the part of Anna was not the first time Best Actress winner Nora Franklin had a part in the musical "The King and I."
The Friends of Zach S. Henderson Library in partnership with the Mainstreet Statesboro Farmers Market will host the fifth annual Farm to Table Dinner on Thursday, June 19.
LOS ANGELES - The O.J. Simpson murder trial cast a harsh light on police and forensic work, and gave law enforcement a textbook example of what not to do at a crime scene.
For the fifth consecutive year, the Statesboro Herald was named the best small daily newspaper in Georgia during the Georgia Press Association's annual awards banquet Friday in Jekyll Island.
The city's recourse to the Superior Court last fall for an order to close down two nightclubs after repeated gun violence, and a review of Statesboro's Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance by the city attorney, revealed fundamental flaws in the existing city law.
CUMMING, Ga. - A man wielding an assault rifle, explosives and supplies to take hostages opened fire outside a Georgia courthouse Friday, wounding a deputy before he was killed in a shootout with officers, authorities said.
A line of severe thunderstorms that moved through the area Friday evening left downed trees and power lines around Bulloch and surrounding counties, but accounted for no known injuries, according to Bulloch County 911 Director Kelly Barnard.
A man suspected of stealing from a local charity is wanted on theft by conversion charges.
Campaign season is expected to kick into high gear in the next few weeks, especially in the high-profile races for governor and U.S. Senate.
Metter police have identified one of two men suspected in a recent home invasion attempt and hope the public will assist in locating him.
Bi-Lo will hold a job fair today to accept applications and conduct interviews for various positions in the Statesboro area.
Georgia still lags behind the national averages on infant breastfeeding rates, a newly released Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report card shows.
GUYTON - Police officers still are chasing leads and trying to find who was responsible for a Saturday morning shootout.
Two American aid workers infected with Ebola are getting an experimental drug so novel it has never been tested for safety in humans and was only identified as a potential treatment earlier this year, thanks to a longstanding research program by the U.S. government and the military.
Bulloch County Manager Tom Couch is recommending that the Board of Commissioners not roll back its millage rate and so is issuing a notice, to comply with the Georgia Taxpayer Bill of Rights, of a pending 1 percent property tax increase.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Wednesday's print edition. The estimated cost of a project to install traffic lights at the intersection of U.S. Highway 80 East and Burkhalter Road is just under $1 million. An incorrect amount was listed in a news brief on page 5 Tuesday. The Statesboro Herald regrets the error.
ATLANTA - Missionary Nancy Writebol, one of two known Americans stricken with Ebola, wasn't looking to abandon her overseas work. But Jeremy Writebol believes his 59-year-old mother can yield a greater good from her impending return to the United States amid West Africa's worst-ever outbreak of the often-deadly virus.
The Georgia Southern football team took the practice fields at Beautiful Eagle Creek Thursday to kick off their first fall camp after officially joining the Sun Belt Conference.
ATLANTA - A second American missionary stricken with Ebola is expected to fly Tuesday to the U.S. for treatment, following a colleague who was admitted over the weekend to Emory University Hospital's infectious disease unit.
This time, Statesboro City Council has specifically invited people who sell alcoholic beverages to discuss the proposed replacement of the city's alcohol law.
ATLANTA - The first outside political group has already started to hammer Georgia Democrat Michelle Nunn using her leaked campaign plan that detailed her strategy and discussed her potential weaknesses as an Atlanta nonprofit executive seeking a seat in the U.S. Senate.
ATLANTA - An American doctor infected with the Ebola virus in Africa arrived in Atlanta for treatment Saturday, landing at a military base, then being whisked away to one of the most sophisticated hospital isolation units in the country, officials say.