SAVANNAH, Ga. - After more than five weeks of wildfires, smoke and little rain, Ware County is expected to ban fireworks through the Memorial Day and Fourth of July holidays as severe drought conditions has left lawns, leaves and bushes as combustible as kindling.
There wasn't much to see in the first hearing in the case of a Bulloch County woman seeking to determine if comedian Chris Rock is the father of her 13-year old child.
Statesboro Police are seeking a man they say was growing marijuana in his apartment.
Two local elementary schools are being rewarded for their recycling efforts with a presentation by Steve Trash, Rockin Eco Hero.
There are some uncommon defensive coups in bridge. And to make matters worse, when a defender has a chance for one of these brilliancies, it is usually not clear-cut to make the winning play. But this deal is different. West ought to see the killing defense.
Take sunshine and cloudless skies and add sunscreen, children and 768,000 gallons of water. That could only equal fun in the sun at Splash in the Boro's preview day.
Statesboro businessman Don Lanier passed away Monday morning after a brief and unexpected illness. He was 61.
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Jimmy Futch can weave a school bus big enough to hold 60 children through cones about 20 feet apart. He parallel parks perfectly and measures distances to the inch using only his eyes.
Ogeechee Technical College's initial iGot campaign can only be described as one way: successful.
When Max Alderman was a young child, he had an interest in becoming a preacher. His dad decided to build him a miniature pulpit for him to preach from and his brother was the music director every Sunday morning in their home.
An herbicide leak sent a truck driver to the hospital Thursday after fumes from the spilled chemical overcame him when he checked his load.
When the students walk out the front doors of Nevils Elementary on May 25, they will not only be saying goodbye to their teachers and principal but to a building as well.
Bulloch County residents can get a taste of summer this weekend at Splash in the Boro as it opens for a preview weekend before beginning its summer schedule next weekend.
Employees at a dozen local retailers sold alcoholic beverages this week to underage buyers, and law enforcement officers were there to nab offenders as they conducted a compliance check.
The Statesboro Kiwanis Rodeo returns for its fourth year in April, and this time, area grillers will have the chance to enter a barbecue contest held on the grounds.
Ogeechee Technical College brings more than $29 million to the region, according to a recently released report.
This week's candidate qualifying for the May 20 primary elections made the contest official between Alvie Coes III and Heather Banks McNeal for Bulloch County clerk of courts and produced four races for school board and county commission seats.
Despite cold, wet weather, about 50 people braved the chilly wind and rain Thursday night to participate in the 14th Annual Georgia Southern University Take Back the Night march and rally, held outside near the Russell Union Rotunda.
Sheriff's deputies arrested a woman Tuesday after determining she beat her 5-year-old son in the face with a belt.
The Statesboro Police Department said Thursday that it will not release the name of an officer who fired shots that resulted in the death of a 61-year-old man at his Rackley Street home in October 2013.
The weather was cold and rainy Thursday, but that's not the reason law enforcement found a Twin City man soaked and chilled, needing rescue.
A man whose backpack led to his arrest in September pleaded guilty Wednesday to robbing a Lanier Drive sandwich shop.
A downtown Statesboro nightclub that has been "the scene of illegal activity," including more than one shooting and a death and that has been shut down since November, will not be allowed to open its doors again, according to a court order.
Stopping in Statesboro on a planned 6,000-mile-plus bicycle journey across America, Tom von Kaenel led roughly 50 people in a brief memorial service in the lobby of City Hall to Georgians who died in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
The Evans County Wildlife Club will host the 47th Annual Claxton Rattlesnake and Wildlife Festival on Saturday and Sunday at the Wildlife Club festival grounds, at 501 Cedar Avenue in Hagan.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Friday's print edition. Fran and Jason Aultman live on West Rushing Road, and they expressed concerns about a request by Marie Ashmore to close the road on which she lives, Dink Station Road, during a Bulloch County commissioners meeting Tuesday. Because of reporter's mistakes, a front-page article Thursday listed the wrong first name for Jason Aultman, incorrectly spelled his and Fran's last name and listed the wrong address for them. The Statesboro Herald regrets the errors.
The new Statesboro chapter of AMBUCS, a national service organization whose mission is creating mobility and independence for people with disabilities, is sponsoring a 5K race on Saturday at Mill Creek Regional Park.
A man was arrested after a lengthy investigation into the sale of illegal steroids by the Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team, according to a Wednesday news release.
A man who was stopped for a minor traffic offense ended up with more serious charges after he got into a scuffle with a deputy, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.