A well-designed exterior cell window prevented a would-be Christmas Day escape from the Bulloch County Jail, and the inmate who tried to flee has been charged in the incident, the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office said.
If you plan to celebrate New Year's Eve by setting off fireworks, you might want to reconsider. True fireworks are illegal in Georgia.
If you plan to ring in the new year with your favorite adult beverages, and you don't have a designated driver, AAA and Bud Light are offering the Tow to Go program through New Year's Day.
WESTMINSTER, Calif. - The end of unemployment checks for more than a million people on Saturday is driving out-of-work Americans to consider selling cars, moving and taking minimum wage work after already slashing household budgets and pawning personal possessions to make ends meet.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which appears in Tuesday's print edition. The panel of judges on the ABC reality series "The Taste" consists of chef Anthony Bourdain; British food star Nigella Lawson; expert chef and author Ludo Lefebvre; and author, chef and restaurateur Marcus Samuelsson. Because of a reporter's error, the list of judges appeared incorrectly in a front-page article Sunday. The Statesboro Herald regrets the error.
Giselle is a fluffy, dust gray cat with glowing yellow eyes and regal posture. She spent several months living in the Bulloch County Animal Shelter and could have been put down any day, or any minute.
Dr. John Waters, the pastor of Statesboro First Baptist Church, recently completed his second term as president of the Georgia Baptist Convention, a statewide association of 3,600 Baptist churches.
NAACP leaders from throughout Georgia will meet in downtown Statesboro, Jan. 24 and 25.
Police hope photos of a man caught peeping into a Park Avenue window will help identify the suspect. A reward is offered for his capture.
LOS ANGELES - If Meals on Wheels didn't deliver donated dog food, Sherry Scott of San Diego says her golden retriever Tootie would be eating the pasta, riblets and veggie wraps meant for her. But thanks to partnerships between the program for low-income seniors and pet groups across the country, fewer people and pets are going hungry.
WASHINGTON - Mailing a letter is about to get a little more expensive.
ATLANTA - Republicans see the 2014 midterm elections as a chance to capitalize on voter frustration with the problem-plagued health care overhaul, but the GOP first must settle a slate of Senate primaries where conservatives are arguing over the best way to oppose President Barack Obama's signature law.
Those who travel on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive might have noticed some changes recently, specifically at 60 MLK Drive.
Christmas came early this year for everyone who attended Trinity Episcopal Church's Service of Lessons and Carols last Sunday evening. With the church decorated in green and gold for the Christmas season, Trinity's choir and handbells presented a worship service that brought the story of Christmas closer to everyone's heart.
Georgia Southern head coach Jeff Monken has been named the 37th football coach at Army, the United States Military Academy announced Tuesday.
A policy amendment limiting what employees of Bulloch County's public schools may include in the signature line of emails took effect Friday.
ATLANTA - State government officials scaled back their emergency operations and crews worked to finish restoring power to homes and businesses as conditions improved following a winter storm that dumped snow and ice on much of Georgia.
Because of power outages affecting thousands of homes in the area, hotels and motels were booked to capacity Wednesday and again Thursday night.
A former Catholic priest in Ohio who worked in Claxton, Pembroke and Glennville as recently as 2012 was sentenced Wednesday to 7½ years in prison for taking a 10-year-old boy across state lines for sexual purposes.
Accumulating ice brought tree limbs crashing down onto power lines Wednesday, causing widespread power outages in the Statesboro area.
SPRINGFIELD - Kim Moretz was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison, and another five years of probation, following her conviction last week in concealing the death of Charlie Ray III.
At first, Bulloch County Schools announced Tuesday afternoon that classes would be held as scheduled Wednesday.
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.