Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction. Bulloch County Clerk of Courts Teresa Tucker pleaded to two felony counts of violation of oath by public officer. Because of a reporter's mistake, front-page articles Tuesday and Wednesday incorrectly stated that she pleaded to misdemeanors. A corrected article on the plea agreement appears in Friday's print edition. The Statesboro Herald regrets the errors.
Ogeechee Technical College was a finalist for the Technical College System of Georgia's Perdue Award, given to the system's Technical College of the Year.
When Georgia reported high school graduation rates on Wednesday, the focus was on what's called the "four-year adjusted cohort rate."
CLAXTON - About 60 people gathered Thursday night at Claxton's First African Missionary Baptist Church to say "enough" after the deaths of two young black men in gun violence nearby in the past two months.
NEWTOWN, Conn. - Bells tolled 26 times to honor the children and educators killed one year ago in a shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School as local churches held memorial services and the country marked the anniversary with events including a White House moment of silence.
When Meg Heap first set foot on campus as a freshman in 1982, Georgia Southern College had about 6,000 students, and she watched the recently resurrected football team play in a high school stadium.
A Savannah man was convicted of several sex charges in federal court Tuesday in Statesboro. He was arrested in Millen after returning from a trip with a young girl during which he had sex with her and took explicit photographs of her, according to evidence presented during his trial.
CENTENNIAL, Colo. - A student who went to his suburban Denver high school Friday armed with a shotgun and looking for a specific teacher shot two students, including one critically, before apparently killing himself, the local sheriff said.
A letter by the Bulloch County Board of Education's attorney appears to have headed off the immediate threat of a lawsuit.
After hearing testimony Thursday about an allegedly forged lease agreement and several incidents involving police, Bulloch County Superior Court Judge John R. Turner continued a hearing to determine whether Primetime Lounge, closed earlier this month by his order, should be allowed to reopen.
Long-time area musician Gary Barnes' career will come to a close Saturday evening at the Emma Kelly Theater.
Statesboro police arrested a man they say is responsible for at least eight vehicle break-ins, with more charges pending.
Georgia's four-year high school graduation rate rose for the class of 2013 compared to their peers in the 2012 class, but local rates generally fell, according to data released Wednesday.
Police are searching for a man who robbed a woman at gunpoint in her home Sunday evening.
During a six-hour hearing Tuesday, the owner of a nightclub gave reasons why the business, temporarily closed by a judge's order, should remain open.
David Pennington says that if elected, he will be Georgia's first limited-government, conservative Republican governor.
Just a year and a half after Christy Hulsey took over a long-established Statesboro business in Colonial House of Flowers, her company was saluted as one of the 100 fastest-growing businesses owned or led by University of Georgia graduates.
Charles D. Sikes, honored Monday as the 2014 Citizen of the Year by Statesboro's two Rotary Clubs, has served his country, state and county under special circumstances.
With her sweet little smile, Sa'Diyah "Sadie" Pierce melts the hearts of those around her, and without saying a word, this 4-year-old charmer manages to get her point across.
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2014 Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind awards.
ATLANTA - Just two weeks ago, Atlanta became a national punch line when a few inches of snow crippled the city. Comedians said the gridlocked highways looked more like a zombie apocalypse than the South's bustling business hub.
Three men have been arrested in connection with the Jan. 26 shooting death of 39-year-old Joy Lee Ann Brown, the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office said Monday.
Six runners from Millen will raise funds for the Wounded Warrior Project and the Fisher House at Fort Gordon.
SAVANNAH - While Republicans in eastern Georgia say they're more committed than ever to defeating Democratic U.S. Rep. John Barrow in the fall elections, GOP voters may have a tougher time than expected choosing a nominee in the primary.
Two years after an alarming slump in payments, the Bulloch County Emergency Medical Service has improved the revenue it receives from patient billing. So for now, at least, the county government is keeping the billing in-house.
Note: The following is part of an occasional series about "unsung heroes" in the Bulloch County school system.
ATLANTA - A little more than a week after snow trapped commuters in cars and children on school buses in metro Atlanta, state officials say they overreacted to information from federal forecasters and posted incorrect information on giant message boards over freeways, warning drivers of a new storm watch.
DUBLIN, Ga. - The first word about fog or smoke on Interstate 16 came at 7:46 a.m. on Feb. 6, 2013, from a caller wanting emergency officials to know about a section of road where it was difficult to see.