The Portal community invites the public to "A Day for Hope," a fund raiser to help one of the town's residents who faces challenges due to health issues.
For the 26th year, people from all over the region will flock to Brooklet for a day of entertainment, contests, festival attractions and peanuts - boiled, roasted and even fried - as the annual Brooklet Peanut Festival unfolds.
"What were your feelings or reactions to incidents like the shooting of Mike Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Maryland?"
CHATSWORTH - Two northwest Georgia women face child cruelty charges after an 11-year-old boy was found trapped in a cage in a bedroom, authorities said Friday.
A fly-in for remote controlled model airplane enthusiasts is expected to raise money for wounded soldiers facing the change of returning to normal lives.
Three men seen trying to break into a Georgia Southern University-area apartment after climbing over the balcony are being held in the Bulloch County Jail, according to Statesboro police reports.
Statesboro police continue to investigate an armed robbery as well as possible other crimes connected to the incident that occurred around 10 p.m. Wednesday night at Cambridge-at-Southern/The Palms Apartments near Georgia Southern University.
SAVANNAH - A judge on Thursday set an October trial date for two former sheriff's deputies and a nurse charged with involuntary manslaughter in the case of a 21-year-old detainee who died in restraints at a county jail.
Already the home to winning programs at the prep and collegiate levels, Statesboro is about to take a step up in the sporting world.
After 13 months as Statesboro's interim city manager, Robert Cheshire has a new job title, deputy city manager, which will remain his after a new, permanent city manager is hired.
Police, deputies, state and federal agents and other law enforcement officers spent a few days at Georgia Southern University this week, shooting simulated weapons and reenacting real-life scenarios as they participated in an active shooter training exercise.
Bulloch County commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to increase the millage rate by 1.9 mills, or 18.1 percent. The vote followed a third public hearing in the matter; about a dozen residents spoke against the increase during two July 30 hearings, but no one stepped forward to speak during Tuesday's hearing.
The Confederate memorial statue that has stood on the Bulloch County Courthouse Square for over 100 years will remain in place in spite of efforts by some to have the memorial moved.
A man suspected of shooting a woman last week was arrested later the same day, but Statesboro police did not release information on the shooting until Tuesday.
To give the city time to adopt zoning rules, Statesboro City Council has imposed a 90-day moratorium blocking the creation or expansion of fireworks stores.
Under the direction of Statesboro Youth Ballet director Jurijs Safonovs, dance students completed two weeks of rigorous study at the Averitt Center for the Arts ...
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