An advisory recommending people not swim in the Ogeechee River was lifted Friday according to a news release issued by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD).
A massive fish kill affecting 40 miles of the Ogeechee River was caused by a bacterial disease induced by environmental stress, environmentalists said Thursday.
When a childcare worker spotted bruises and marks on a five-year-old child Friday, reports to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office led to the arrests of the child's parents.
A residential construction company and two men responsible for a multi-million dollar family entertainment center were honored Thursday at the Small Business and Entrepreneur of the Year luncheon sponsored by the Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce Small Business Committee.
Environmentalists claim the Ogeechee River fish kill this week is due to a bacterial disease caused by environmental stress, but don't yet know what is causing that stress, said Kevin Chambers, spokesman for the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Environmental Protection Divison.
According to officials with Bulloch County 911, the hazy smoke wafting around the area today is coming from a huge fire that started earlier this month in the Okefenokee Swamp in South Georgia.
Although results are still out on government tests seeking reasons for a massive fish kill in the Ogeechee River, local citizens conducting tests on their own found "high levels of sodium hydroxide" in water samples, said Ogeechee Riverkeeper Dianna Wedincamp.
A complaint by a 14-year-old girl led Statesboro Police to arrest the youth pastor of a local church Tuesday.
Students of Southeast Bulloch High School will gather Saturday to keep with tradition and experience the final highlight of their high school careers; they will graduate, too.
The youth pastor of Merrywood Baptist Church was arrested Tuesday by Statesboro police on child molestation charges.
Unusually toasty temperatures have people switching on the air conditioning, hitting the beaches and irrigating crops earlier than usual. Statesboro has been roasting in the high 90s, and weather experts say no real relief is coming anytime soon.
SYLVANIA - After leaving his mark on the agriculture program at Screven County High School, 2011 graduate Brandon Wiley of Sylvania is now set to continue his pursuits in agriculture through the help of a $1,500 Commitment to Ag Scholarship he was awarded during ceremony earlier this month.
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A massive fish kill along a 40-mile stretch of the Ogeechee River is puzzling environmentalists, who have closed public landings and are awaiting test results to learn the cause.
Climbing clubs from four Georgia universities and Clemson University competed in the Eighth Annual Southern Sendfest regional bouldering competition at Georgia Southern University on Saturday ...
The Statesboro Herald and members of the community would like to recognize the men and women who have served in the Armed Forces on Veterans ...