With gleeful animation, Georgia's first lady Sandra Deal made characters come alive as she read a book to children at a local child care facility Tuesday. The governor's wife was in town as part of the Read Across Georgia initiative, which supports Gov. Nathan Deal's "goal of increasing the percentage of children reading at grade level by completion of the third grade," according to the Office of the Governor's website at www.gov.georgia.gov.
School system officials are having second thoughts about a short-term rezoning plan that would send more than 140 children who now attend Langston Chapel Elementary School to Sallie Zetterower Elementary.
A Statesboro man was killed Tuesday afternoon when he lost control of his car and it became wedged underneath a mobile home.
Bulloch County sheriff's investigators arrested a fugitive wanted on aggravated child molestation charges Friday after receiving a tip the man was in Statesboro.
An unusual cloud formation rolled over the Statesboro area Monday morning, prompting a social media buzz as users posted photos, questions and comments about it.
Teepa Snow, a dementia-care education specialist and the founder of Positive Approach to Care techniques and training models, will be the keynote speaker Thursday at the Understanding Dementia and Alzheimer's Conference at Georgia Southern University.
The second of two assistant high school coaches accused last year in separate cases of inappropriate contact with students was indicted earlier this month.
Editor's note: Makayla Rankins, the author of this article, is a fifth-grade student at Julia P. Bryant Elementary School.
For over 30 years, Elaine McDuffie has been showing children and adults alike the joys of reading.
Robert Lloyd, an eighth-grade student at Langston Chapel Middle School, was recently selected as one of the state's best student percussionists by the Georgia Music Educators Association (GMEA) and received the honor of first chair in one of two middle school-level all-state bands.
Zaxby's is opening its second location in Statesboro, the town where the brand started 25 years ago.
The 2015 Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards banquet will feature Congressman Rick W. Allen as the keynote speaker.
Correction: In the original version of this article, the name of the contest printed as the "Ron L. Hubbard's Writers of the Future contest." The correct title is L. Ron Hubbard's Writers of the Future contest. The Herald apologizes for this error.
Former Joseph's Home for Boys resident and current Baltimore Raven NFL player DeAngelo Tyson returned to his hometown this week to tackle an issue very close to his heart.
Statesboro Police investigating 16 vehicle break-in reports solved the cases Tuesday with two arrests.
The Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department begins summer camp registration Wednesday, with sign-ups available through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. each day.
In a time when many young people spend free time in front of a computer screen or playing video games, Statesboro High School environmental science teacher Lee Bratton brings a bit of the outdoors into the lives of every student in her classes.
Statesboro's proposed city budget earmarks $42,063 to buy body-worn video cameras for use by all Police Department patrol officers.
RICHMOND HILL - Allen Fore, Kinder Morgan's vice president of public affairs, was the first to speak at a public hearing inside the Richmond Hill City Center regarding the company's proposed Palmetto Pipeline project.
A Bloomingdale man involved in a fatal crash that killed a Brooklet couple on Interstate 516 near Savannah in 2013 was found guilty Thursday of felony vehicular homicide.
An attorney representing the mother of one of five Georgia Southern University nursing students killed Wednesday in a seven-vehicle crash on Interstate 16 said he has previously sued the trucking company whose driver is responsible for the crash.
A woman trying to evade a safety checkpoint in Register Thursday ran four stop signs during a short chase through the streets of the tiny town. Two small children were in the vehicle, along with an assortment of drugs and a loaded gun.
One of two surviving Georgia Southern University nursing students involved in the fatal crash Wednesday that left five fellow nursing students dead, was moved to another hospital Thursday, while the second surviving student is still being treated at a Savannah hospital.
A hurting Eagle Nation turned out in force Thursday evening to remember, honor and cry together over the five "sisters" lost in Wednesday's tragic accident on Interstate 16.
The American Legion Dexter Allen Post 90, with assistance from the 2015 Leadership Bulloch class, will hold an "All-American Cookout" on Saturday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. to honor veterans in the Bulloch County area.
This week and next, the pencils meet the paper - and the fingertips the keys - as more than 4,500 Bulloch County students in third through eighth grades take the Georgia Milestones test for the first time.
Register police arrested a man Tuesday on charges he physically attacked his 90-year-old aunt over money.
Statesboro City Council received two versions of a draft of a new Alcoholic Beverages Ordinance from its attorney Tuesday night and released them to the public.
Register police arrested a woman Friday on drug charges after a high-speed chase into another county.
With a flurry of text messages, Facebook posts and lots of heart-to-heart talks, nursing students at Georgia Southern University shared first the uncertainty of who was involved in the deadly accident on Interstate 16, and then comforted each other in dealing with the tragic loss of their friends and colleagues.