By BOBBY NESMITH
Statesboro police have arrested three men in connection with an attempted armed robbery early Friday morning.
It's time to fall back, Bulloch County! Remember to set your clocks back one hour.
Monday, the "whole country's going to have its eyes on Statesboro," White House Press Secretary Tony Snow said Friday.
Local law enforcement officials met Thursday with United States Secret Service agents to determine security needs and procedures for President George W. Bush's expected visit Monday.
Those who have contacted Congressional candidate Max Burns' office seeking tickets for Monday's "Georgia Victory 2006 Rally" featuring a visit from President George W. Bush should expect a phone call or email today informing them how to get those tickets.
President George W. Bush is coming to Statesboro Monday, but first, he will stop for a moment upon arrival at Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah to honor a Georgia Southern University student for volunteerism.
A blustery, but sunny day greeted participants in the annual Walk For Diabetes fundraiser Saturday morning at Mill Creek Regional Park in Statesboro.
People who contacted Congressional candidate Max Burns' office this week for tickets to see President George Bush at his Monday visit to Georgia Southern University's Hanner Fieldhouse can pick them up today and Sunday.
Yellow Jacket fans lined the streets of Brooklet Thursday afternoon at 5:30 p.m. to watch the SEBHS Homecoming Parade. The theme for this year's Homecoming week was Jacket Jackpot – Viva Las Vegas. The floats constructed by SEBHS students reflected this theme. The Jackets face the Jefferson County Warriors tonight at 7:30 p.m. on Fred Shaver Field.
Cooler weather means it's time to plant, and Georgia Southern Botanical Garden has a wide variety of old-fashioned favorites and native plants for your home garden at its annual Farm & Forest Festival and Plant Sale. The festival is Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There is no admission charge.
Residents of Statesboro had mixed reactions to a visit by President George W. Bush to town next Monday, with some saying they'd like to go see him while others not wanting to go.
ATLANTA - A worker at the Ford Motor Co. Atlanta Assembly Plant won $225,000 from a Georgia Lottery scratch-off ticket as he was headed to work for the last time, the day production ended at the plant.
Pulaski Road east of Veterans Memorial Parkway will close Monday for about two months while Georgia Department of Transportation contractors work to improve the road's drainage and improve the intersection, DOT announced Friday.
Statesboro police arrested a man Thursday who they say is suspected of killing a man at Morris Heights Apartments on Wednesday evening.
Deputies investigating a bicycle theft held a convicted felon and known gang member at gunpoint after he reached for a pistol in his waistband earlier this week, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
Parker's new convenience store and gas station, at 1588 Brampton Ave., opened Wednesday. It is the chain's 36th store in Georgia and South Carolina and the first with a drive-thru window.
In their final encounter with the Criterion Referenced Competency Tests, Bulloch County students passed at a rate higher than or equal to the state's in half of the grade-level subject areas.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Friday's print edition. Katrina Denise Ledford's jury selection is scheduled for Tuesday, and her trial is scheduled for July 8, in the killing of her mother's husband, Michael Anthony Riley. A front-page article Thursday incorrectly stated that those were the dates for another co-defendant in the case.
The Rev. Dr. Francys Johnson will testify Wednesday before a Senate committee about the importance of restoring portions of the Voting Rights Act that were struck down last year by the U.S. Supreme Court.
"Remember to pay it backwards and live forwards," Bulloch County Historical Society founding member Dr. Del Presley told fellow members and guests at the society's 40th annual meeting.
Statesboro City Council on Tuesday fired City Manager Frank Parker after he said, during a staff meeting last week, that he sometimes met in private with a quorum of council members - a violation of the Georgia Open Meetings Act.
Two men suspected of intent to distribute drugs are behind bars after law enforcement agents intercepted a package slated for delivery to their home, authorities said.