A possible child abduction attempt has police seeking information on a man who reportedly tried Wednesday night to lure a young girl into his car by offering her candy.
ALBANY - The manager of a peanut processing plant in Georgia that was linked to a deadly salmonella outbreak four years ago pleaded guilty Wednesday to seven criminal counts, including fraud.
A man who failed to register as a sex offender was taken into custody Thursday in Chatham County, the Bulloch County Sheriff's office said.
Editor's note: This is the first of two candidate profiles for Bulloch County Commission Seat 2-D. Jim Anderson Benton is featured today. William Robert Rushing will be featured Friday.
Statesboro's youngest firefighter was laid to rest Wednesday with full honors. Aaron Gene Oliver, 8, lost the battle against leukemia Sunday.
A draft for a new Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance would give the city of Statesboro more options for dealing with bars and other establishments that foster crime or break the rules.
This Saturday, mail carriers will collect canned goods and nonperishable foods as they deliver mail during the 22nd Annual Stamp Out Hunger National Food Drive - the largest one-day food drive in the nation.
Crime investigators arrested one former Georgia Southern University football player and a current player Wednesday on drug charges.
The Bulloch County Foundation for Public Education will host its second annual "You've Got Talent" show Saturday in the Statesboro High School auditorium.
Two traffic projects that received Statesboro City Council support Tuesday will accommodate proposed new grocery stores and other businesses.
Editor's note: This is the second of two candidate profiles for Bulloch County Commission Seat 1-B. Anthony Simmons is featured today. Jacquavias "Jac" Roberson was featured Tuesday.
In recognition of Goodwill Week, Goodwill of the Coastal Empire is providing 10 job fairs open to the public throughout the region, including one in Statesboro.
A man who has been missing since Saturday has epilepsy, and it's feared that he doesn't have his medication with him, Statesboro police said.
AUGUSTA - A man apprehended after a shooting at Paine College is facing charges that include aggravated assault.
AUGUSTA - The second shooting in two days at Paine College Monday left a student with a life-threatening gunshot wound to the head and prompted authorities to pledge to bolster security at the school.
Charges have been filed against a man police say shot and killed a man at Morris Heights Apartments Wednesday.
A Statesboro family lost a home Thursday night to a fire that started in the garage.
The Board of Education gave final approval for the $74.5 million Bulloch County Schools operating budget, then offered informal support for a study of the school system's pay scales to gauge whether raises are needed.
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.