When I was 15, I had the best summer job a kid could dream of. Lee Johnson hired me to work with Statesboro CATV (now Northland Communications) helping install cable television.
SAVANNAH - Less than two years after he was released from prison, Lewis Jackson found authorities waiting for him as he boarded a ferry boat on remote Sapelo Island carrying a cooler full of contraband valued by some as a mythical aphrodisiac.
The Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair is expected to draw its largest crowd of the week tonight, with visitors coming from across the region to enjoy the last day until next year.
Today, the National Guard's 48th Brigade Special Troops Battalion will become the 177th Brigade Engineer Battalion, still part of the 48th Brigade, with a ceremony at the battalion's headquarters, the Terrell Reddick Armory in Statesboro.
Longtime Candler County Sheriff Homer Bell resigned Thursday, effective immediately. The Candler County probate court appointed former Georgia State Patrol trooper Blake Hendrix as interim sheriff, according to county attorney Kendall Gross.
This week, Statesboro City Council received another revision of a proposed ordinance to regulate "temporary" vendors. It contained a provision to allow existing businesses such as Green Man's Corner and Ellis' Open Market to remain as they are, but no council member offered a motion to approve it.
What makes a pig run? Cookies, according to Kathryn Rosaire, a 16-year-old girl from Florida who is helping operate the pig racing show during this year's Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair.
A man accused of cutting his girlfriend with a knife Tuesday faces charges of aggravated assault and child cruelty, according to Bulloch County sheriff's reports.
A man suspected of truck theft and burglary in two counties is behind bars, along with two others who also are suspected to have been involved in the crimes.
The internationally acclaimed United States Army Field Band of Washington, D.C., will continue its long tradition of presenting free public performances when it appears at Statesboro High on Friday at 7 p.m. The Army Field Band's concert is sponsored by the Statesboro Herald.
Much excitement has been generated in the past several months about Statesboro's participation in the "America's Best Communities" contest.
For many young people, "fair week" means rides, food and fun, but for some, it also means work, prizes and learning.
Questionnaires have been sent to more than 20 selected candidates for the job of Statesboro city manager, Mayor Jan Moore reported Tuesday. Meanwhile, she asked the City Council to discuss soon whether to hire another public safety director or simply a police chief.
The annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair is a family affair in more ways than one. While many area residents can share childhood memories with younger relatives as they visit the fair today, a number of Statesboro Kiwanis Club members share the "fair experience" as well as membership in the club with parents, spouses, children and even grandchildren.
By the time spring returns to Statesboro, the patio outside the Georgia Southern University School of Nursing will be ablaze with new color and life as the new School of Nursing Memorial Garden blooms for the first time. The university held a ceremony Monday, Oct. 19 at 3 pm. to dedicate the garden to the seven young women in whose honor it was planted: Morgan Bass, Caitlyn Baggett, Emily Clark, Abby Deloach and Catherine "McKay" Pittman, who lost their lives in a car crash April 22, 2015, on their way to clinical rotation in Savannah; and Brittney McDaniel and Megan ...
Over 100 participated in the 2014 Zombie Run 5K and Fun Run on Saturday, October 25 to help raise funds for local health organizations, including ...
The Georgia Southern football team took the practice fields at Beautiful Eagle Creek Thursday to kick off their first fall camp after officially joining the ...
Under the direction of Statesboro Youth Ballet director Jurijs Safonovs, dance students completed two weeks of rigorous study at the Averitt Center for the Arts ...
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