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Crowds line streets downtown for annual MLK parade

The sun was shining, the skies were blue and everybody on Statesboro's North and West Main streets Monday seemed to be exuberant as they watched the 2010 Martin Luther King Day parade wind its way through downtown.

January 18, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Eddie Rushing passes peacefully at Hospice

One of Bulloch County's most well-known businessmen, Thomas Edward "Eddie" Rushing, Jr., 80, died early Friday at his residence under the care of Ogeechee Area Hospice.

January 15, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Local finally hears from family in Haiti

After four days of waiting and worry, Statesboro resident Claudia Batichon finally got word from some of her family in Haiti that they are alive and well.

January 15, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Local Haitian natives ask Boro to help victims

An earthquake destroyed the city of Port-au-Prince in Haiti Tuesday, but the ripple effects of the natural disaster reach all the way to Statesboro, as native Haitians living here wait in worry to learn whether their loved ones survived the quake.

January 13, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Patrols, arrests deter burglaries

Burglaries around the Georgia Southern University campus during the Christmas holidays decreased significantly, compared to the high number of burglary incidents reported during the Thanksgiving holidays, Statesboro Police Chief Stan York said Tuesday.

January 12, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Couple faces drug charges

After responding early Saturday to a call about a sick person at a local hotel, Statesboro Police arrested a couple on drug charges. Officers found a collection of street drugs as well as pain medications and sedatives, police reports stated.

January 11, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


More charges in Portal rape

After an interview with the victim, a Portal man already jailed on rape charges was also charged with statutory rape, said Bulloch County Sheriff's Investigator Walter R. Deal. The victim also faces charges.

January 11, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Brooklet man recovering from injuries suffered in hit-and-run

A man state troopers believe may have been struck by a car early New Year' Day was released from the hospital Friday, but says he doesn't really remember what happened.

January 09, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


New animal shelter begins

A groundbreaking ceremony Thursday marked the beginning of construction for the new Bulloch County Animal Shelter, to be built adjacent to the current facility on Mill Creek Road.

January 07, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


New mayor for the Boro

A new mayor and two new Statesboro city council members took office Tuesday morning when they were sworn in before the Statesboro City Council meeting. The new members were honored with a breakfast reception before the business portion of the council meeting took place.

January 05, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Portal man charged with rape

A Portal man was arrested Monday on charges he raped a teenager Christmas Day. The 14-year-old victim's father learned of the alleged rape Dec. 30 and called authorities, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

January 05, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


It’s really cold!

It would be a good idea to keep extra blankets handy because weather experts say the cold snap nipping at our noses in the South Georgia region won't go away any time soon.

January 04, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Deal: Mother kidnaps own 5-year-old daughter

A Statesboro woman is behind bars without bond, charged with kidnapping her own 5-year-old daughter. Kimberly Jane Kennedy, 27, Metts Lane, was apprehended in Screven County Saturday after an alert was issued for the 5-year-old, of whom her grandparents had legal custody, said Bulloch County Sheriff's Investigator Walter Deal.

January 04, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Community says farewell, thanks to Judge Johnston

Former Statesboro Municipal Court Judge J. Lane Johnston is used to seeing a packed courtroom, but Wednesday, there were no defendants, and Johnston was in front of the bench instead of behind it.

January 02, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


New law to take effect Friday; ‘super speeders’ to face additional fines

After today, speeding is going to cost way more than it has in the past. A new law will tack on a whopping $200 fine for some law breakers.

December 30, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Police report -4-29-16; A man reported $1,750 worth of electronics stolen during a burglary.

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review ...

April 28, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Man charged in Brooklet attack

Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies, serving a warrant issued by the Brooklet Police Department, arrested a man Wednesday who is charged with battery and terroristic ...

April 28, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report -4-28-16; Students working on a PowerPoint presentation discovered obscene images.

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April 27, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Guyton public safety director seeks Bulloch commission seat

Guyton's public safety director, Kelphie Lundy, is a Bulloch County native who has lived in the county all his life, and hopes to give ...

April 26, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report -4-27-16; A man told officers his ex-wife attacked him with a screwdriver.

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review ...

April 26, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


3rd suspicious fire at Lake Collins

A third suspicious fire in five weeks at the Lake Collins community northwest of Portal has neighbors, including Bulloch County fire Chief Christopher Ivey, unsettled.

April 25, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Business owner challenges incumbent commissioner

A Statesboro entrepreneur is challenging the incumbent for Bulloch County Commission seat 1A, claiming his leadership and ability to work hard, along with a focus ...

April 25, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police Report, 4-26-16: A motel manager said a tenant stole a bed comforter.

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review ...

April 25, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police report -4-24-16; Euthanized at animal shelter — no animals.

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April 23, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Registration deadline approaches for voting in General Primary

If you are not yet registered to vote, the last day to do so and be eligible to cast your ballots in the upcoming May ...

April 23, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report -4-23-16; Officers responded to a domestic dispute between two females.

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April 22, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Families of slain GSU nursing students speak

Over $84 million has been awarded to the families of four of five Georgia Southern University students killed in a fiery, seven-car pileup on Interstate ...

April 21, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Jenkins stabbing suspect caught in Bulloch

A car chase through the west side of Statesboro Thursday morning ended in a crash as Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies stopped an aggravated assault ...

April 21, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report -4-22-16; A woman said someone let her dogs inside her house.

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review ...

April 21, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police report -4-21-16; A woman shoplifted $28 worth of bras, panties and apple sauce.

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review ...

April 20, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


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