Portal's history will come alive this weekend as the folk-life drama, "Between Hopeulikit and Piddleville: Portal Celebrates 100," will be held at the Portal Elementary School auditorium.
After an investigation, officers with the Statesboro Police Department's Crime Suppression Unit arrested a Clito woman on drug and prostitution charges Tuesday.
As most folks know by now, local couple Robert and Tayna Harris purchased the lone winning MegaMillions lottery ticket last Friday at Clyde's #70 in Portal. The ticket, worth $270 million over 26 years, has a cash value of $167 million. After taxes, they'll take home around $100 million in cash.
Lightning doesn't strike twice in the same spot, but you can't tell that to a crowd of Georgia Lottery hopefuls who stampeded to Portal over the weekend after a local couple won a $275 million jackpot.
Statesboro's Dr. Bill Perry started walking Monday and won't stop until he gets to St. Simon's Island, about 120 miles from Statesboro.
At least 80 people from all over the community showed up last Thursday to give their opinion and voice their concerns at the Luetta Moore Park Needs Assessment town hall meeting. While some comments were measured and others heated, the forum was an opportunity for those who wanted to be a part of the redevelopment process to express their views.
On their way back home from Atlanta Monday, Robert and Tonya Harris not only felt like millionaires – they were.
Friday was a big night for Portal.
Friday was a big night for Portal.
A woman told police she was raped, but it wasn't true, said Statesboro Police Det. Tommy Brown.
A Bulloch County Correctional Institute inmate escaped from a work detail Thursday afternoon, high jacking a county van and taking a guard and four other inmates hostage, said Bulloch County Sheriff Captain Todd Hutchens.
Dr. Dawn Cartee, president of Ogeechee Technical College, recently announced the appointment of two vice presidents.
The wheels are finally in motion to improve the situation at the Louetta Moore Memorial Park on MLK Blvd. A townhall meeting to discuss renovation of the park, sponsored jointly by the City of Statesboro and Bulloch County, will take place today at 115 North Main Street in the Commissioners Meeting Room at the Bulloch County North Main Annex building. The meeting starts at 6 p.m.
The making of art has turned out to be a lifelong passion for Joseph Olson, who is a Professor Emeritus of Art at Georgia Southern University.
Despite the fact that much of the hulabaloo at the Statesboro City Council meeting Tuesday evening revolved around the issue of redistricting, there were other actions of note taken by the council.
The council chambers were packed Tuesday evening as the Statesboro City Council debated a plan to redistrict the five council seats. After a motion to deny the redistricting request was offered by Councilman Will Britt, Councilman Gary Lewis moved to table the discussion, ultimately approved by a three to two vote.
Two Statesboro stores that are part of larger companies, Clyde's Market No. 48 on U.S. Highway 301 South and the Bi-Lo supermarket at the mall, have their city licenses to sell beer and wine suspended Thursday through Saturday.
A space heater is believed to be the cause of a house fire in Millen Sunday morning that took the life of a teenage boy.
No one was injured Monday morning when an 18-wheeler flipped over on Georgia Highway 119 near the Interstate 16 off ramp.
Georgia Southern University recently launched a virtual campus tour for prospective students interested in learning more about the university and the admissions experience.
JoAnn Williams Jordan
PORTAL - The 2015 Bulloch County Spelling Bee champion lived up to his winning word: "mellifluous."
A traffic stop Friday night quickly turned dangerous when an armed man fled from deputies, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
A man suspected of shooting a Park Avenue homeowner Nov. 10 is in custody, with warrants pending for his arrest.
MILLEN - Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire that claimed the life of a teenage boy in Millen.
As director of The Hearts & Hands Clinic, Urkovia Andrews is the face of Statesboro's only free health care clinic for the medically uninsured.
Statesboro City Council recently extended its moratorium on processing new alcoholic beverage licenses for the former Platinum Lounge and Primetime Lounge locations by another six months. But this time, the vote was not unanimous.
The window is now open for area students to apply for a scholarship honoring the memory of a beloved Toombs County teen. From now until March 16, qualified seniors who wish to apply for the first annual Courtney Wilkes Ag & Vet Scholarship can submit their applications.
Herald staff photographer Scott Bryant shares his favorite sports photos of 2014.
Herald staff photographer Scott Bryant shares his favorite feature photos of 2014.
Herald staff photographer Scott Bryant shares the first of three galleries featuring his favorite photos of 2014.