Heather Banks McNeal defeated Alvie Coes III in for the Bulloch County Clerk of Courts seat, garnering 67 percent of the vote to Coes' 33 percent in Tuesday's primary election.
Local races were the top draw for several area voters in Tuesday's primary election.
ATLANTA - A relatively small slice of the electorate will participate in Republican primaries in Georgia and Kentucky, despite international attention and eye-popping sums of money heaped on races that will help determine which party controls the Senate during the final two years of President Barack Obama's tenure.
At least three people reported falling victim Sunday to a phone scam by a man claiming to be a sheriff's deputy.
On Tuesday, May 6, Statesboro Mayor Jan Moore signed a proclamation that recognizes May 2014 as Community Action Month in honor of the 50th anniversary of community action agencies nationwide.
Dr. Del Presley will deliver the keynote address next month at the 40th annual meeting of the Bulloch County Historical Society.
A couple with ties to Statesboro plan to start a local chapter of Hearing Loss Association of America for the Southeast/CSRA area.
Georgia's earliest general election primary in recent memory is set for Tuesday.
A Millen man and former Statesboro-area radio personality remained behind bars Friday after a four-hour standoff Thursday during which police said he held his wife at gunpoint in their home.
A metro Atlanta congressman faces a one-on-one battle for re-election against a former sheriff who's a fellow Democrat, while primary races to fill three open U.S. House seats in Georgia have turned into sprawling contests between 19 total Republicans.
One journey is almost over, and another one is about to begin.
Area law enforcement officers were recognized this week as the nation observed Peace Officers Memorial Day and National Police Week.
The State Board of Pardons and Paroles has promoted James Kopp to chief parole officer in Statesboro.
Near the end of his commencement speech to the more than 350 Ogeechee Technical College graduates gathered Thursday evening at Hanner Fieldhouse, Coach Herman Boone shared one of the stories that he told his famous high school football team during its storybook 1971 season.
David Perdue, the U.S. Senate candidate whose best-known ad depicts his opponents with governmental experience - his fellow Republicans - as crying babies and who uses the Twitter hashtag #outsider, promises to limit himself to two terms if elected.
A Statesboro man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after deputies say he fired shots at his girlfriend's ex-boyfriend in her Brooklet yard, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
RODANTHE, N.C. - Arthur strengthened to a hurricane early Thursday and threatened to give North Carolina a glancing blow on Independence Day, prompting thousands of vacationers and residents to leave parts of the state's popular but flood-prone Outer Banks.
A Georgia Southern basketball standout and a teammate who just graduated have been arrested on drug and weapons charges after investigators executed a search warrant at a Statesboro apartment, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
Matthew Coniglio's Pooler home held a trove of child pornography, more than 50,000 images and videos stored on laptops, external hard drives and thumb drives.
Bulloch County commissioners will meet next Tuesday for a workshop session before a public hearing regarding the proposed fiscal 2015 county budget.
Robert Cheshire, Statesboro's city engineer for more than 15 years, has officially begun his service as interim city manager, after last week's public falling out over alleged private meetings ended in City Council firing City Manager Frank Parker.
SAVANNAH - With the July Fourth weekend on the horizon, the Atlantic hurricane season's first named storm plodded off Florida's coast Tuesday, though Arthur wasn't yet spooking too many in the storm's potential path.
Nursing homes and other medical providers that owe money to a Georgia health agency now face a repayment timetable that could lead to their being cut off from the government Medicaid program.