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 man accused of poisoning dogs in a Statesboro neighborhood remains behind bars after being charged with five counts of aggravated cruelty to animals.
For many, driving around the neighborhood admiring Christmas-light displays is a highlight of the holidays. Whether a home is decorated in stately traditional décor or covered in a tangle of colorful lights, each is an expression of the spirit of the season.
From Staff Reports
The Rev. James W. Byrd Sr., a Bulloch County native, has held many positions throughout his career, but he has grand plans for his new role as president of Concerned Clergy of Bulloch County.
You've misplaced your wallet for the second time in one week. Now, you find yourself in the Walmart parking lot and can't remember where you parked your car. Is it the stress of the holidays or is it something more serious? Even worse, can these episodes of forgetfulness be the first signs of Alzheimer's?
ATLANTA - Dozens of cities and counties across Georgia are authorized to collect money through a lodging tax on hotel and motel guests in their area, but state officials say they are unable to provide the total amount generated annually through the program or account for how every dollar has been spent due to incomplete reporting by local governments who can sometimes take years to file the reports.
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.