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Small number of school transfer requests received by Bulloch BOE

The Bulloch County Board of Education only received 63 requests to transfer students to a school outside their residential zone, following a new state law that allows such transfers, providing the parents provide transportation.

July 16, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Money reported missing from municipal court

Statesboro Police detectives are investigating a report of missing money from the Statesboro Municipal Courts office on South College Street, said Capt. Scott Brunson.

July 16, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bulloch hero comes home

Hundreds of people stood in the midday sun Wednesday, waiting along U.S. 301 North to pay respects to fallen National Guard soldier Sgt. Brock Henry Chavers Sr., who lost his life in Afghanistan last week when a bomb exploded near his Humvee.

July 15, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Soldier coming home

The body of a National Guard soldier from Portal, killed in action last week in Afghanistan, will be accompanied by a formal escort today as his body arrives home to Bulloch County.

July 14, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Experts: 11 Ga. horses have Eastern Equine Encephalitis

While no cases have been reported in Bulloch and surrounding counties, health experts report 11 horses in Georgia tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis over the past two months.

July 13, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Boro native explores New Zealand

In a world where penguins nest and insects as large as a man's hand exist, Statesboro native Dr. Nikki Grant Hoffman climbed over rocks and through stands of odd, twisted trees.

July 13, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Portal’s fallen soldier remembered

A bomb killed a National Guard soldier from Portal Monday. A soldier from Columbus was also killed in the blast, which occurred near Kunduz, Afghanistan, military spokesmen said.

July 09, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


County hears opposition to waste facility

A proposal to locate a landfill near Nevils has residents up in arms, and two concerned citizens spoke against the idea during a Bulloch County Commission meeting Tuesday.

July 08, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


York: Weekend break-in may be linked to 3 others

Someone broke into the Bulloch County Magistrate Court building over the weekend, taking an undisclosed amount of cash. Statesboro Police Chief Stan York feels the burglary could be linked to three other break-ins at county offices over the past few months.

July 07, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


New law allows student movement

A new state law allows parents to request a transfer for their children to another public school outside their school zone, providing the parents provide transportation.

July 04, 2009 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Arts Academy

BROWSE PHOTO GALLERY

July 04, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Woman still critical after being struck by truck

Statesboro Police officers were pursuing a truck that crashed on Johnson Street Saturday night after striking a woman, according to police incident reports.

July 02, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Tea Party to protest government waste set for Saturday

While the nation celebrates Independence Day Saturday, many local citizens will be protesting at the same time by participating in the Bulloch County Independence Day T.E.A. Party.

July 02, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Brooklet man gets 110 months on other charges

A Brooklet man received two sentences in one day for two separate federal convictions, said Edmund A. Booth, Jr., United States Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia.

July 02, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Locals sentenced in auto theft ring

Within the past month, 20 people charged in a multi-state auto theft ring centered around Statesboro were sentenced to prison and/or probation, said Edmund A. Booth, Jr., United States Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia.

July 02, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Police investigate Metter robberies

Metter police are investigating two separate armed robbery incidents in which a group of men held victims at gunpoint. Metter Police Chief Mack Seckinger said the two cases are "possibly" related.

April 01, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Lightning, winds cause no damage

Spectacular thunderstorms rumbled the skies in and around Statesboro late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning, but little to no damage was reported, said Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn.

April 01, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Morning wrecks on 80, 25 cause delays

Two crashes around the same time Wednesday held up morning traffic as emergency responders and law enforcement worked to clear and investigate the accidents.

April 01, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report - 4-2-15; Police responded to a call about a swarm of bees on a tree as well as a car.

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 at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.

April 01, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Georgia's first lady reads to local children

With gleeful animation, Georgia's first lady Sandra Deal made characters come alive as she read a book to children at a local child care facility Tuesday. The governor's wife was in town as part of the Read Across Georgia initiative, which supports Gov. Nathan Deal's "goal of increasing the percentage of children reading at grade level by completion of the third grade," according to the Office of the Governor's website at www.gov.georgia.gov.

March 31, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report - 4-1-15; Man arrested after striking a university employee in the knee with vehicle

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 at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.

March 31, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Statesboro man killed in crash

A Statesboro man was killed Tuesday afternoon when he lost control of his car and it became wedged underneath a mobile home.

March 31, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Rare cloud formation waves over Statesboro

An unusual cloud formation rolled over the Statesboro area Monday morning, prompting a social media buzz as users posted photos, questions and comments about it.

March 30, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro High School coach indicted after 2014 arrest

The second of two assistant high school coaches accused last year in separate cases of inappropriate contact with students was indicted earlier this month.

March 30, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police Report, 3-31-15: Two men threatened each other and threw sodas at each other at a restaurant.

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 at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.

March 30, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


30 years of making reading fun

For over 30 years, Elaine McDuffie has been showing children and adults alike the joys of reading.

March 29, 2015 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Rick Allen to speak at Deen Day Smith banquet

The 2015 Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards banquet will feature Congressman Rick W. Allen as the keynote speaker.

March 28, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report - 3-29-15; Euthanized at animal shelter — three dogs and two cats

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 at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.

March 28, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police Report, 3-28-15: A woman was arrested for begging and soliciting at Food World.

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 at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.

March 27, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Boro man charged with 16 auto break-ins

Statesboro Police investigating 16 vehicle break-in reports solved the cases Tuesday with two arrests.

March 27, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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