A judge sentenced the former pastor of Leefield Baptist Church to 75 years, 25 to serve, for child molestation Wednesday.
Gassing by carbon monoxide as a means of euthanasia will now only be used in extreme cases at the Statesboro-Bulloch County Animal Shelter, said Bulloch County staff attorney Jeff Akins.
One man's honesty made another man's day Tuesday when Jim Williams returned something Bill Nash lost.
What can you do with a riding lawn mower and three sets of Egyptian cotton sheets? That's what police want to know after arresting three suspects Monday for taking the items without paying.
A drive-by shooting Monday didn't result in injury, but did cause two men to find themselves behind bars on felony aggravated assault charges.
Ripping apart a phone book, breaking police hand cuffs and rolling a frying pan into the shape of a burrito may not seem like the work of God, but for members of the Power Team, it's just that.
The lawsuit filed by a Bulloch County woman against actor and comedian Chris Rock claiming he is the father of her child will be withdrawn and filed in New York.
Kathryn Grube was emotional and surprised Tuesday night upon learning she was the 2007 Statesboro Herald Humanitarian of the Year. Grube was honored during the 19th Annual Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards gala, hosted by the Statesboro Herald and other sponsors.
Atlanta-based Raving Brands has entered into an agreement to sell its Tex-Mex chain, Moe's Southwest Grill LLC, to Focus Brands, operator of Carvel and Cinnabon shops. Raving Brands said a definitive agreement was signed this past weekend with Focus Brands.
The 19th Annual Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards gala Tuesday night spotlighted 25 area citizens who are known for their compassion, dedication to helping others and tireless giving.
JONESBORO - A magistrate judge was among the dozens of people arrested at an illegal casino, the second gambling bust in suburban Atlanta this week, authorities said Wednesday.
ATLANTA - At 4, Bernas isn't the computer wizard his mom is, but he's learning. Just the other day he used his lips and feet to play a game on the touch-screen monitor as his mom, Madu, swung from vines and climbed trees.
A woman has filed papers in the Bulloch County Courthouse alleging comedian Chris Rock is the father of her child.
Years of dedication, compassion and service to others were noted Tuesday night as four Bulloch County citizens received recognition for lifetime achievement.
Local pecan producer Garland Nessmith looked over his pecan groves on Westside Road Monday and envisioned the crop that could have been, had temperatures not dipped below freezing over the past weekend.
Every August for the past 25 years, the town of Brooklet has gone a little nutty in the name of fundraising - and just plain fun.
Less than an hour after a woman witnessed a burglary Monday, Bulloch County sheriff's deputies had the suspects in custody.
Federal figures show Georgia's Medicaid and PeachCare enrollment jumped 16 percent since October - the highest percentage increase among states that have rejected the expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.
Choices of the Heart Pregnancy Resource Center is hosting its fourth annual fundraising banquet on Tuesday, Aug. 26, at First Baptist Church of Statesboro.
Pat and Nate Hirsch have been an instrumental couple in shaping the growth of our community for decades.
Electronics brands are so interested in the Tech Corner, a new store operated by Georgia Southern University's Auxiliary Services Division, that more than 20 plan to send representatives to the shop Friday, student move-in day.
Georgia Southern University's Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Information Technology has been granted full accreditation by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology.
Statesboro was able to dry out for the most part Monday after torrential rains Sunday evening left the city underwater in several areas.
Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team investigators rounded up 23 suspects within the past month as part of an effort to reduce drug activity in the area.
ATLANTA - The deaths of children whose families had DFCS involvement rose to 180 in 2013 from 152 the year before, an 18 percent increase, according to a state report released Friday.
A Statesboro woman who started a nonprofit organization serving girls in the community has been named a Hometown Hero by Northland Cable.
Almost 800 coaches and high school football players hit the muddy, soggy fields of Georgia Southern University's campus for six days of intense training, both physical and spiritual.
It was supposed to be over, America's war in Iraq. So all the old emotions boiled up anew as Americans absorbed the news that U.S. bombs were again striking targets in the nation where the United States led an invasion in 2003, lost almost 4,500 troops in the fight to stabilize and liberate it and then left nearly three years ago.
JEKYLL ISLAND - The underground aquifer that coastal Georgia relies on for its main source of drinking water was considered so pristine that state lawmakers 15 years ago declared it off-limits to well drillers looking for a place to stash extra water for use in periods of drought.
Now the Republican Party's nominees, U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue and U.S. House of Representatives candidate Rick Allen have come out battling against their opponents while making common cause between themselves.