Bulloch County Correctional Institute Warden Billy Tompkins took extra steps Tuesday to ensure that a repeat of Monday's pest-infested potatoes being served to inmates would not happen again.
Mixing dusty grout with paint, moving furniture and otherwise reorganizing the Habitat for Humanity's ReStore in Statesboro was how a group of incoming Georgia Southern freshman made their first contribution to the community this week.
Wednesday's guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show was Tim Echols, who is in a Republican runoff for the District 2-Eastern Public Service Commission seat. He faces retired Army officer John Douglas in the Aug. 10 runoff.
SYLVANIA - Screven County Schools Superintendent Dr. Whitney Myers said in an interview with the Statesboro Herald that the worst in budget cuts is behind the system.
Bulloch County Jail inmates were disgusted Monday after spotting what some said were live maggots in the potatoes served for dinner.
The Statesboro Herald won 15 awards in the 2009 Georgia Associated Press Awards contest, including Story of the Year and Photo of the Year. The awards were announced Saturday in Macon during the AP's annual awards luncheon.
Children and adults filed into the Statesboro Regional Library Monday with their dogs ready to have their portraits taken and displayed in the library.
Statesboro Police and Fire departments honored seven employees recently during an annual award ceremony, said Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.
A man sought by Statesboro Police in connection to several automobile break-ins was apprehended Wednesday in Florida, charged with the same crime there, said Statesboro Police Capt. Scott P. Brunson.
CLAXTON - Serving nearly 20,000 meals since the beginning of June, Evans County's Summer Food Service Program is one way Nutrition Director Tonya Blocker helps fulfill the needs of the children in her community.
With hurricane season in full force the Bulloch Chapter of the American Red Cross is giving Statesboro an opportunity to support local relief efforts by just dining out with friends or family.
The Statesboro Police Department received national recognition last week with the 2010 Project Safe Neighborhoods Achievement Award for Outstanding Gun Crime Investigation, said Gary G. Grindler, the U.S.'s acting deputy attorney general.
Congressman John Barrow will seek his fourth term in November and will face one of two Republican challengers as he defeated challenger Regina Thomas in the Georgia's 12th congressional district Democratic primary Tuesday.
Two Republicans in Georgia's 12th Congressional District will meet in a runoff Aug. 10 to determine who will face incumbent Congressman John Barrow in November.
Veteran Bulloch County Commissioner Anthony Simmons had great compliments for his opponent Tuesday night as he accepted victory in the race for the District 1B Bulloch County Commission race.
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 ...