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3 GSU visitors test positive for Influenza A

Three visitors to Georgia Southern University over the weekend tested positive for the Influenza A virus, said Betsy Nolan, Assistant Director of Communications for the university.

June 23, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Two-time burglar

While victims were at the Statesboro Police station early Saturday morning reporting a home invasion-style sexual assault on a juvenile, someone reported a burglary in progress at their North Main Street home: the offender had returned, police said.

June 22, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Brooklet resident guilty of robbery

A Bulloch County jury found a Brooklet man guilty Thursday of a 2008 armed robbery in Statesboro.

June 20, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Dog days come early

If you've never fried an egg on a sidewalk, Saturday may be your chance to try. Today's forecast is hot - around 101 degrees - but Saturday, temperatures may reach 103 degrees Fahrenheit and the heat index could approach 110 degrees, experts said.

June 18, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Hearing set in suit against contractor, partner

A hearing is scheduled Tuesday, June 23, at 1:30 p.m. in Bulloch County Superior Court Judge John R. Turner's courtroom in the Bulloch County Judicial Annex regarding a lawsuit filed by Bulloch County against a local contractor and his partner.

June 18, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Suit disputes McCorkle’s return

As of Wednesday afternoon, none of Statesboro's five City Councilmen had received a copy of a "declaratory judgment action" filed Tuesday evening against the Statesboro City Council.

June 17, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Britt: Why reinstate McCorkle?

In the middle of a motion during Tuesday night's Statesboro City Council meeting, Councilman Will Britt asked council members to address their decision to rehire former City Clerk Judy McCorkle, drawing heated comments from other councilmen.

The council was preparing to vote on an item after a motion was made when Britt abruptly changed the subject, bringing up citizens' concern for City Manager Shane Haynes and controversy surrounding McCorkle's rehiring.

June 17, 2009 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


County plans no tax hikes

No tax hikes and a balanced budget brought words of praise Tuesday as Bulloch County Commissioners unanimously approved the FY 2010 work plan and general appropriations budget. Tax payers won't see a rise in the millage rate, although, some home owners will see a higher bill due to state government cutting funding of the Homeowner's Tax Exemption.

June 16, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Millage rate not expected to rise

Bulloch County Commissioners are expected this morning to approve a balanced budget for fiscal year 2010 that will not see a rise in the millage rate. However, although taxes will not increase, some home owners will see a higher bill due to state government cutting funding of the Homeowner's Tax Exemption.

June 15, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police Report - June 14

Statesboro Police Arrests

June 13, 2009 | Holli Deal Saxon | Crime Report


Drunken driver hits officer in patrol car Sunday; both injured

A Statesboro Police officer suffered a fractured wrist and other injuries early Sunday morning after another man, charged with DUI, struck his patrol car.

June 11, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


County votes to file suit against developer

After a brief executive session during a special called meeting Tuesday evening, Bulloch County Commissioners voted to file a lawsuit against a local developer and his partner.

June 10, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Reports: 3 injured in knife fight Saturday morning at The Grill

Three men injured in a knife fight early Saturday morning at The Grill were taken to the hospital for treatment of cutting injuries, according to Statesboro Police reports.

June 09, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Local vendor chosen for grader

Bulloch County Commissioners voted 3-2 Tuesday to save tax payers more than $46,000 by selecting the less expensive of two motor graders they considered for purchase.

June 09, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Portal’s new sewer system progresses

Utility crews were busy Thursday morning taking down trees and preparing to install sewer lines along Portal's Main Street as the city's first phase of new sewer construction progresses.

June 04, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Bus driver OK after accident

The driver of a school bus involved in a crash Wednesday night was released from the hospital, but will remain out of work a couple days in order to recuperate from her minor injuries, said Bulloch County Schools spokesperson Hayley Greene.

March 26, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Suspect held in Claxton man’s murder

Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents arrested a man in connection to a Tuesday homicide in Evans County.

March 26, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report - 3-27-15; A man said an unknown person sprayed several bystanders with OC spray.

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 26, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police report - 3-26-15; A man reported about $11,500 stolen from a business.

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 25, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Clito man’s appeal affects murder case

A Bulloch County man charged with murder has appealed a Toombs County judge's decision denying his request to have a previous felony conviction set aside.

March 25, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report - 3-25-15; A woman reported the theft of 10 slingback chairs in assorted summer colors

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 24, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Statesboro woman struck by car

A Statesboro woman was critically injured Friday night after being struck by a car on Highway 301 North near Clito.

March 24, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Program offers help for the caregivers of Alzheimer's patients

A new program for caregivers and families of those suffering from Alzheimer's disease offers relief and assistance through a partnership with a home health company and a charity promoting awareness of the disease.

March 23, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Local woman wins big with scratch-off

A Statesboro woman bought a $5 lottery ticket at a West Main Street convenience store recently and scratched the ticket to find she won $400,000.

March 23, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police Report, 3-24-15: A woman was arrested after shoplifting 20 pairs of curtains valued at $273.

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 23, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Two Statesboro clubs cited in alcohol check

Agents from the Georgia Department of Revenue conducted an alcohol compliance check in Statesboro March 5, resulting in in two clubs and seven people being cited involving underage alcohol possession.

March 21, 2015 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Police report - 3-22-15; Euthanized at animal shelter – 10 dogs and 20 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 21, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Spring brings blooms, tornadoes

Along with pollen, colorful blooms and rain, spring can bring violent weather. The peak season in the South for tornadoes is March through May, and volatile weather changes can mean storms pop up unexpectedly.

March 20, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report - 3-21-15; A woman reported a PlayStation 3 and a diamond necklace stolen.

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 20, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Lucky ‘boot’ could win car at Rodeo

Visitors to the upcoming Statesboro Kiwanis Rodeo may get a chance to win a brand new car.

March 19, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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