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City, county to meet Tuesday to discuss consolidation issues

Bulloch County Commissioners, Statesboro City Council members, and other concerned citizens and community leaders will meet Tuesday, Aug. 18, to discuss possible consolidation issues.

August 12, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Evans teen struck by lightning during storm

An Evans County teen is in critical condition after being struck by lightning Wednesday afternoon. The bolt also knocked eight other Pinewood Christian Academy students off their feet, said Evans County EMS Director Mark Bird.

August 12, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Two area fires destroy house, garage Tuesday

Two structure fires Tuesday left a Clito area man without a home and destroyed a Greenbriar area garage - along with three vehicles.

August 12, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Brooklet Peanut Festival

The Variations will be sure to draw a large crowd for the street dance at the 20th Annual Brooklet Peanut Festival, but some may be too tired to tango after a day filled with activities. The festival is slated for Saturday, Aug. 15, from 7 a.m. until 10:30 p.m. in downtown Brooklet.

August 11, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


3 sought in recent laundromat burglaries

The owner of two local laundromats is offering a hefty reward for information leading to the arrest of three men who broke into the businesses recently.

August 10, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police Report - August 9

Statesboro Police Arrests

August 08, 2009 | Holli Deal Saxon | Crime Report


Alert detective nabs robbery suspect

A Statesboro Police detective reacted quickly to a call about a burglary in progress and nabbed the suspect in a matter of minutes, said Statesboro Police Capt. Scott Brunson.

August 07, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Eichholz indicted for embezzling more than $950K

Savannah personal injury attorney Benjamin Sheftall Eichholz, whose television and print advertisements have made his name recognizable in southeast Georgia, was indicted this week for embezzling money from employee pension benefit plans.

August 06, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Grant to pay for 3 new police officers

Statesboro will be a little safer soon, with the hiring of three additional Statesboro Police officers, thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice.

August 04, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell

For more than 40 years, it was a Statesboro institution. People huddled near their radios in the early afternoon, waiting for the familiar music that preceded the popular radio program, "Swap, Buy and Sell," where anyone could call in with things they wanted to buy, sell or trade.

August 01, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Arm pulled from Ogeechee River made of rubber

What some children pulled from the Ogeechee River Tuesday certainly looked like a human arm - so realistic that adults called the Bulloch County Sheriff's Department - but closer scrutiny revealed it was made of rubber.

July 29, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Retailers brace for tax holiday

Local retailers are bracing for an onslaught of shoppers hoping to take advantage of the back-to-school sales tax holiday, which begins Thursday and runs through Sunday, Aug. 2.

July 28, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Couple jailed in ATM scheme

A couple who tried to break into a North Main Street bank automated teller machine Saturday night ended up in jail after a person passing by saw what they were doing, police said.

July 27, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Cuts kill teacher preplanning days

A mandate from Gov. Sonny Perdue led Bulloch County Board of Education members to a decision that teachers won't be paid for two preplanning days scheduled next week.

July 27, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Cowboy Church

Horseback rides, roping tricks and hamburgers brought smiles to several boys recently as the New Day Cowboy Church welcomed residents of Joseph's Home for Boys to the Creasy Farm in Candler County.

July 25, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


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Bulloch couples apply for same-sex marriage licenses

Since the Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex marriages are legal across the nation, at least two same-sex couples have applied for a marriage license in Bulloch County.

June 30, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Fireworks legal, but not for sale – yet

While "real" fireworks are now legal, Statesboro residents likely still will have to travel out of state to buy bottle rockets, roman candles and other fireworks that fly into the air and go boom.

June 30, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report - 7-1-15; A man was breaking up ice with a knife and the knife slipped, injuring him.

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.

June 30, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police Report, 6-30-15: A woman was arrested after causing a scene over her order at Waffle 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 at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.

June 29, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police report - 6-28-15; Euthanized at animal shelter — five dogs and 28 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.

June 27, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Heat sending people to the hospital

It isn't even July yet, but apparently no one told Mother Nature. The early arrival of intense heat indices soaring above the 100 degree mark is sending people to the emergency room on a daily basis, said East Georgia Regional Medical Center Dr. Alan Scott.

June 26, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Parkers armed robbery suspects behind bars

Police arrested the last of four armed robbery suspects Wednesday, all believed to have pulled off the June 10 armed robbery of Parkers' convenience store on Brampton Avenue.

June 24, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report - 6-25-15; A woman shoplifted about $50 worth of cosmetics.

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.

June 24, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Boro man charged in child sex case

Statesboro police, working in conjunction with a federal agency, arrested a local man Friday on charges of sexual exploitation of children.

June 23, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report - 6-24-15; A woman said she and her husband argued over the keys to their 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.

June 23, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police Report, 6-23-15: A woman reported that her mailbox was knocked down sometime overnight.

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.

June 22, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police report - 6-21-15; Police responded to a report of terroristic threats.

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.

June 20, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


County commissioners: Tax increase may be unavoidable

Bulloch County commissioners haven't raised taxes since 2007, but that trend is likely to end in 2015.

June 20, 2015 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Police report - 6-20-15; A man reported fraudulent charges made on his credit card.

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.

June 19, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Trashy problem creates dumpster dilemma

Bulloch County has a trashy problem, and it seems to be getting worse, according to one county official. People are dumping illegally at several unmanned dumpster sites, and it is costing county taxpayers.

June 19, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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