STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — A former city council member in a southeast Georgia college town has become the third person to plead guilty to evading taxes on income from bars he secretly owned across Georgia.
WAYNESBORO, Ga. (AP) — The mayor of an east Georgia town has pleaded guilty to felony theft and forgery charges, prompting his immediate removal from office.
Local news outlets report Waynesboro Mayor Greg Carswell pleaded guilty Tuesday in Statesboro to theft by taking, theft by deception and second-degree forgery.
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Georgia's parole board plans to hold its next monthly meeting on the campus of Georgia Southern University.
The State Board of Pardons and Paroles will meet at 2 p.m. on April 13 at the Williams Center on the Statesboro campus, according to an agency news release.
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — An electric vehicle supply company says they plan to build a $325 million manufacturing plant in south Georgia, company executives say.
Aspen Aerogels recently announced plans for the facility in Bulloch County.
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — A judge scheduled an April trial for a biracial man charged with murder in the 2020 shooting of a teenage girl on a Georgia highway.
Defense attorneys for Marc Wilson say he fired his gun in self-defense the night of June 14, 2020, when a pickup truck tried to run his car off the road as people inside yelled racist slurs.
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Kamari Brown had a career-high 22 points as Georgia Southern beat ULM 81-75 in overtime on Friday night.
Brown shot 9 for 11 from the line. He added seven rebounds.
Gedi Juozapaitis had 15 points for Georgia Southern (12-15, 5-11 Sun Belt Conference), which snapped its six-game losing streak.
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Theo Akwuba had a season-high 21 points plus 10 rebounds as Louisiana-Lafayette beat Georgia Southern 82-69 on Wednesday night.
Kobe Julien had 18 points and seven rebounds for ULL (13-13, 8-8 Sun Belt Conference).
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Justin Roberts posted 14 points as Georgia State defeated Georgia Southern 58-49 on Saturday.
Eliel Nsoseme had 10 points and seven rebounds for Georgia State (13-10, 7-5 Sun Belt Conference), which earned its fifth consecutive victory.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech coach Geoff Collins has added former Buffalo assistant Mike Daniels to his staff as running backs coach.
Daniels on Monday was named to replace Tashard Choice, who left the Yellow Jackets and has been hired by Texas as the Longhorns' running backs coach.
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Georgia Southern beat Carver College 133-15 on Monday, the second-largest margin of victory in women's Division I history.
The margin of 118 points trails the record of 129 set by Savannah State when it beat Wesleyan (Georgia) 155-26 on Nov.
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the crash of a single-engine plane in south Georgia.
The plane went down Tuesday night in the Statesboro area, WTOC-TV reported.
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Jaren Hall had 211 of his 312 yards passing in the first half, Jakob Robinson picked off two passes in the second half and No. 14 BYU beat Georgia Southern 34-17 on Saturday night.
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Coach Kalani Sitake made sure No. 14 BYU got in some time to rest during last week’s bye. The Cougars also practiced a couple of times with an emphasis on fundamentals like blocking and tackling.
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Gedi Juozapaitis had 15 points to lead six Georgia Southern players in double figures as the Eagles beat Ball State 82-71 on Tuesday night in a season opener.
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Backup quarterback Bryce Carpenter threw for 85 yards and a touchdown and ran for another score to help No. 21 Coastal Carolina beat Georgia Southern 28-8 on a rainy Saturday night.
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Coastal Carolina quarterback Grayson McCall won't play Saturday night against Georgia Southern.
The school said McCall is out indefinitely with an upper body injury. The Chanticleers (7-1, 4-1 Sun Belt Conference) are looking to stay in the chase for the league's East Division title at the Eagles (2-6, 1-4).
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Jamyest Williams scored on a 23-yard run with 26 seconds remaining to lift Georgia State to a 21-14 victory over Georgia Southern on Saturday night.
Williams' decisive touchdown came barely one minute after Georgia Southern's Logan Wright had tied the score on a 9-yard run with 1:39 left in the fourth.
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Logan Wright and Jalen White each had two of Georgia Southern's seven rushing TDs and the Eagles beat Arkansas State 59-33 on Saturday, giving interim head coach Kevin Whitley his first win.
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Levi Lewis threw for three touchdowns and Louisiana-Lafayette held off Georgia Southern 28-20 on Saturday night in a Sun Belt Conference opener.
Lewis threw a 22-yard touchdown pass to Johnny Lumpkin and a 46-yarder to Dontae Fleming to extend the Ragin' Cajuns' lead to 28-13 in the third quarter.
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Logan Wright ran for 178 yards and a touchdown and Georgia Southern held off Gardner-Webb for a 30-25 win Saturday in a season opener.
Wright's 8-yard touchdown run with 6:32 left extended the Eagles' lead to 30-18.
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — A Minnesota company that makes glass panels for building exteriors will close its Georgia plant as part of a larger corporate reorganization.
Minneapolis-based Apogee Enterprises announced Wednesday that it will close its Viracon plant in Statesboro, laying off about 190 employees.
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — One Georgia university has hundreds of American flags on display in memory of fallen soldiers.
The Military and Veteran Services office at Georgia Southern University planted 570 flags along Sweetheart Circle in the heart of the Statesboro campus in advance of Memorial Day.
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into a fatal shooting by police officers that came at the end of a kidnapping and multi-county chase...
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Police heard conflicting stories of the moments that led up to a biracial man opening fire at a pickup truck on a Georgia highway, killing a white teenage girl in the back seat, a detective testified in court Tuesday...
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A biracial man charged with murder in the shooting of a 17-year-old white girl on a Georgia highway says he fired in self-defense after her friends in a pickup truck yelled racial slurs and tried to run his car off the road...
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — At the annual fundraising gala for Bulloch County Democrats, one orator after another roused the crowd with criticism of President Donald Trump and tributes to the most diverse, liberal ticket the Georgia Democratic Party has ever assembled for a statewide election...
After serving as chief deputy for the Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office for more than three years, Jared Akins is looking forward to getting back on the street as a police detective, taking once again to a hands-on approach to fighting crime.
The city of Statesboro will hold two property tax increase hearings Thursday, at noon and 6 p.m., in the council chambers at City Hall.
These, and a third public hearing scheduled for 9 a.m. Sept.
If you want to buy safety glasses for viewing Monday afternoon’s rare solar eclipse and haven’t got them yet, good luck. But be careful that what you get is the real thing.
Through anecdotal reports from people looking for eclipse glasses, the Statesboro Herald has learned that several stores in town that carried them have sold out.
Both Sean Strudgeon, whose son was recently the victim of an armed robbery and kidnapping from a Statesboro apartment, and an attorney spoke to City Council on Tuesday. They asked for new city laws to protect renters and especially college students.
Statesboro City Council and Mayor Jan Moore are proposing an increase in the property tax millage rate, Statesboro’s first in a decade, to fund pay raises for police officers.
Council members informally agreed Tuesday evening to make 1 mill the size of the advertised tax hike, but with the understanding that the increase could be reduced or dropped after three required public hearings.
The team at El Rancho Grande hopes to succeed in Statesboro's crowded Mexican restaurant arena with generous portions and chef Adan Martinez's distinctive style.
Manuel Lopez, who owns the business, moved here in retirement from Salt Lake City after working for the state of Utah 22 years doing things such as operating heavy machinery.
The town or Register took steps Friday to form a new police department by hiring a police chief after having been without a department since December 2015. Kelphie Lundy is the town's new chief, said Mayor Barbara Rushing.
A hidden jewel in downtown Statesboro, Georgia's Bed and Breakfast was recognized recently by TripAdvisor.com as one of the best bed and breakfast Inns in Georgia. The stately four room bed and breakfast is located at 123 South Zetterower and is owned by Helen Cannon.
Many locals know the home as the Averitt's home.
Games in the Corky Kell Classic and the Erk Russell Classic are always fun, but when it comes to high school football everything that matters comes down to region play.
Your region standings (with the exception of class 1A) determine where you fall in the playoff seedings.
Watch Bulloch County Sheriff Noel Brown's press conference here.
A rash of burglaries spreading over several counties has Bulloch County Sheriff Noel Brown seeking help from residents, asking people to be observant and notice things in their neighborhoods.
The annual Mill Creek July 4 celebration with fireworks isn’t Bulloch County’s only Independence Week celebration. A community group hosts a parade and fun run Tuesday morning in Brooklet, and downtown Statesboro extends the festivities to July 7 with the First Friday Downtown Picnic.
The former Carey Hilliard's restaurant building in the Statesboro Crossing shopping center sold last week after being vacant and on the market for six years.
Nick Propps of Statesboro Properties was the listing agent who represented the Hilliard family of Savannah, who owned the property.
A Bulloch County sheriff's sergeant stopped a fleeing driver early Sunday by using his own patrol vehicle to force the speeding SUV to a stop.
Statesboro police had issued a lookout for a white SUV involved in an earlier chase, and when Bulloch County sheriff's Deputy Ian Scruggs spotted it on G.W.
Paintmaster Decorating Center, a Benjamin Moore Paint Store located at 403 South Zetterower Ave., was sold recently to one of its employees - Danny Andrews. Paintmaster was founded by Donald and Diane Long 31 years ago.
A reward of up to $10,000 is possible for information leading to the conviction of a suspect or suspects in three recent fires the Statesboro Fire department believes to be arson.
Statesboro firefighters responded to three suspicious fires on West Jones Avenue and Peachtree Street between Saturday evening and Thursday morning.
"The Statesboro Fire Department, with the aid of the Georgia State Fire Marshal's Office and the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, is currently investigating multiple structure fires that may have been intentionally and maliciously set," said Statesboro Fire Chief Tim Grams.
Less than two weeks ago the Statesboro girls' soccer team was 10-4 overall, 6-1 in region play and on the verge of winning their first region title in nearly 20 years.
Thursday night, their season ended with no region championship and no postseason victories.
It seemed like a flash from then to now.
Flowers were blooming Friday at the Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau on South Main Street, where the Bulloch Council of Garden Clubs presented its biannual flower show, with more than 100 entries judged in two divisions: horticulture and design.
The 12 members of the final class of Ogeechee Technical College’s Law Enforcement Academy are scheduled to graduate May 4 in the Kennedy Auditorium on the college’s main campus in Statesboro.
OTC President Lori Durden announced last week that the academy, which has trained police officers for nine years, will cease operation at the end of the fiscal year, June 30.
After 18 years in business, the Statesboro Applebee's closed April 7, leaving a restaurant building designed for a particular brand vacant in a part of Statesboro with a high volume of retail and dining traffic.
The location on U.S.
Kevin A. Harrison, Bulloch County president and corporate executive vice president of Citizens Bank of the South announced recently the hiring of Matthew S. Huling as assistant vice president and loan officer.
Huling, also known as "P.K." among his Statesboro friends and customers, began his banking career in Bulloch County.
Jamie Grady, a New York-based arts management consultant with past experience from Atlanta, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and New Zealand, is scheduled to begin work May 1 as executive director of the Averitt Center for the Arts in Statesboro.
The sixth annual Spring into Statesboro will offer outdoor activities for children and families in downtown Statesboro from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, coinciding with the weekly Mainstreet Farmers Market.
Investigators arrested a man Tuesday after a two-hour incident where a road was closed due to sheriff’s deputies finding a “suspicious device.”
Joseph Daniel Wright, 28, Got No Lane, Portal, is charged with possession of a hoax device and first degree forgery, said Bulloch County Sheriff Noel Brown.
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The Blue Mile is the stretch of South Main Street, also part of U.S.