Dr. Eli Penn, a gastroenterologist with the Gastroenterology Institute, recently completed the first EUS guided esophageal marker placement in the Statesboro area at East Georgia Regional Medical Center. The significant accomplishment will help certain esophageal cancer patients receive radiation therapy.
If you love Elton John, rock 'n' roll and a fun-filled evening with friends - and helping a worthy cause - consider Rockin' Out for Alzheimer's.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which appears in Tuesday's print edition. This year's general election is Nov. 4. Because of a reporter's error, the date was incorrect in a front-page article Sunday about Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn's visit to Statesboro. The Statesboro Herald regrets the error.
SAVANNAH - On a visit to Milwaukee last summer Heidi Bindhammer fell in love with an idea. Spread across that city, mostly in front yards, are dozens of dollhouse-like structures bursting with books, all free for the taking.
A proposed 2014-15 school calendar that would shorten Thanksgiving break to three days and extend the school year past Memorial Day ran into doubts Thursday night at the Bulloch County Board of Education.
When optometrist Dr. R. Whitman Lord and his wife, Lurue, opened their practice in Statesboro in 1978, it was just the two of them. When "Whit" Lord died Tuesday at age 62, Lord Eye Center had eight locations and about 100 employees from Dublin and Augusta to Savannah and Brunswick.
Tonight, in their first meeting of 2014, Bulloch County Board of Education members are slated to consider a policy change limiting what school employees may include in the signature block of emails.
A former Georgia banker accused of stealing millions from investors before vanishing for 18 months pleaded not guilty Wednesday to federal bank fraud charges and agreed to remain jailed without bond pending trial.
Statesboro City Council members voted unanimously Tuesday to revoke the alcohol license of a woman who admitted in court to being untruthful on a license application.
At 9 a.m. on the coldest day so far this winter, Statesboro's elected city government ceased to be an all-boys club.
Statesboro police arrested a man who they say fled store loss prevention agents Monday after shoplifting at Walmart.
Brutal, record-breaking cold descended on the East and South, sending the mercury plummeting Tuesday into the teens in southeast Georgia.
Now running for the Senate, U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston expressed his reservations about an extension of long-term unemployment benefits and his hope for passage of a Farm Bill.
A gospel concert will be held Sunday in Sylvania, with proceeds benefiting a free health clinic there.
People saying they are spokesmen for a Ku Klux Klan group said the division was dissolved Saturday after a Claxton man, whom authorities said was a member, was arrested on charges of selling guns illegally.
SAVANNAH - After more than a decade of deploying to war, a battle-tested Fort Stewart brigade is being preparing for another send-off within the next year. Only this time, it will be for good.
A policy amendment limiting what employees of Bulloch County's public schools may include in the signature line of emails took effect Friday.
ATLANTA - State government officials scaled back their emergency operations and crews worked to finish restoring power to homes and businesses as conditions improved following a winter storm that dumped snow and ice on much of Georgia.
Because of power outages affecting thousands of homes in the area, hotels and motels were booked to capacity Wednesday and again Thursday night.
A former Catholic priest in Ohio who worked in Claxton, Pembroke and Glennville as recently as 2012 was sentenced Wednesday to 7½ years in prison for taking a 10-year-old boy across state lines for sexual purposes.
Accumulating ice brought tree limbs crashing down onto power lines Wednesday, causing widespread power outages in the Statesboro area.
SPRINGFIELD - Kim Moretz was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison, and another five years of probation, following her conviction last week in concealing the death of Charlie Ray III.
At first, Bulloch County Schools announced Tuesday afternoon that classes would be held as scheduled Wednesday.
David Pennington says that if elected, he will be Georgia's first limited-government, conservative Republican governor.
Just a year and a half after Christy Hulsey took over a long-established Statesboro business in Colonial House of Flowers, her company was saluted as one of the 100 fastest-growing businesses owned or led by University of Georgia graduates.
Charles D. Sikes, honored Monday as the 2014 Citizen of the Year by Statesboro's two Rotary Clubs, has served his country, state and county under special circumstances.
With her sweet little smile, Sa'Diyah "Sadie" Pierce melts the hearts of those around her, and without saying a word, this 4-year-old charmer manages to get her point across.
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2014 Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind awards.
ATLANTA - Just two weeks ago, Atlanta became a national punch line when a few inches of snow crippled the city. Comedians said the gridlocked highways looked more like a zombie apocalypse than the South's bustling business hub.
Three men have been arrested in connection with the Jan. 26 shooting death of 39-year-old Joy Lee Ann Brown, the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office said Monday.