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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


Report: $20,000 of silver stolen from Viracon

Several bars of pure silver used in the glass-making process were reported stolen from Viracon Monday, according to Bulloch County Sheriff's reports.

June 04, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


County tables motor grader purchase

Caterpillar? That was the burning question Tuesday as Bulloch County Commissioners listened to arguments from representatives of both companies as to why their product would be the best motor grader for the county.

June 03, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Ethridge will not seek re-election to commission

Bulloch County Commissioner Carolyn Ethridge announced Monday that she does not plan to seek re-election to the commission.

February 09, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report -2-10-16; A man said a woman fired several shots near a pond, and pellets hit his home

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 ...

February 09, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Do not pass

While Monday's collision between a school bus and tractor-trailer rig did not involve illegal passing, it calls attention to the fact that a vast ...

February 08, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police Report, 2-8-16: A man reported the theft of an 18-wheeler.

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 ...

February 08, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police report -2-7-16; Euthanized at animal shelter — three dogs and 23 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 ...

February 06, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Commissioner Thompson to run for chairman

Bulloch County Commissioner Roy Thompson announced Friday he will not run for a fourth term as commissioner holding seat 2C, choosing instead to seek office ...

February 06, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


3 charged in theft from area gambling machines

Three Ft. Valley residents suspected of robbing a gambling machine in a local convenience store Jan. 14 were not elderly, as described in previous sheriff ...

February 05, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report -2-6-16; A man was arrested after damaging property during a domestic dispute.

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 ...

February 05, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Bulloch’s first four-legged ‘arrest’

Gismo wasn't with the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office very long before he made his first arrest.

February 05, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report -2-5-16; A woman called police after her ex-boyfriend threatened her.

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 ...

February 04, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Commission chairman not seeking re-election

Bulloch County Commission Chairman Garrett Nevil said Thursday he plans to seek a "true" retirement and will not qualify to run for re-election.

February 04, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police: Third suspect arrested in automobile theft, chase

Law enforcement officers from three separate agencies linked a Monday-morning car chase, where a man and woman were arrested for car theft, to a third ...

February 03, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Attorney confirms fifth probate judge candidacy

As Bulloch County grows, it will one day soon need a probate judge who is a licensed attorney, said local lawyer Charles Aaron, who announced ...

February 03, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Zika in Bulloch?

A mosquito-borne virus that has been known since 1947, Zika can affect anyone, but pregnant women are especially vulnerable to the virus, which is believed ...

February 03, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report -2-4-16; A man reported someone damaged (pulled up) pines he had planted.

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 ...

February 03, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


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