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.
Santa Claus made an early appearance to surprise a special young man by granting his greatest Christmas wish.
METTER - The Guido Evangelistic Association hosted its annual "Gathering" dinner last month at the Hamstra Worship Center to thank supporters of the ministry.
Three programs that feed people in need – the Food Bank Inc., Rebecca's Café and the Food Bank's Morning Outreach – plan to move to a shared location on Statesboro's west side in the early months of 2014.
Evidence submitted during a court hearing regarding closure of a nightclub due to its being a public nuisance has led to another hearing scheduled to determine whether the club's alcohol license should be revoked.
More than 50 people attended a Thursday evening information session the Bulloch County Board of Education set up to address the ongoing topic of religious expression in public schools.
ATLANTA - On her way to work, Ira Curry heard on the radio that one of the winning lottery ticket numbers was her family's lucky No. 7. She called home, her daughter checked the ticket and in an instant, Curry was a multi-millionaire.
Editor's note: Bulloch County Clerk of Courts Teresa Tucker pleaded guilty 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 below. The Statesboro Herald regrets the errors.
WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve has decided to reduce its stimulus for the U.S. economy because the job market has shown steady improvement. The shift could lead to higher long-term borrowing rates for individuals and
A motorcycle club will hold a fundraiser to help a local family buy a memorial headstone in honor of a 10-year-old girl who was killed in a tragic accident.
The U.S. Military Academy has expressed interest in Georgia Southern head coach Jeff Monken.
DES MOINES, Iowa - The two winning Mega Millions tickets were sold in California and Georgia, lottery officials said Wednesday.
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.
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.