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Bulloch schools make AYP

It's good news for the Bulloch County school system. According to recent reports, for the first time in three years, all 15 Bulloch County Schools achieved AYP - Adequate Yearly Progress, the formula states use to determine if their schools are meeting academic expectations under the federal government's No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB).

November 10, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Saying thanks to veterans

Veterans will be honored and remembered Wednesday with a Veteran's Day program at the Averitt Center for the Arts Emma Kelly Theater.

November 08, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police Report - November 8

Statesboro Police Arrests

November 07, 2009 | Holli Deal Saxon | Crime Report


Police arrest 16-year-old suspect in recent armed robberies

Investigative work by Bulloch County Sheriff's Inv. Walter Deal led to the arrest of a 16-year-old believed to have been involved in four armed robberies last month.

November 07, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Brooklet, Portal and Register election results

Two vacated seats on the Brooklet City Council were filled Tuesday, and the incumbent was ousted from the third seat up for election.

November 04, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Three stabbed in Halloween party attack

Three men were stabbed Halloween night after two apparently unwelcome guests drew knives, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

November 03, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Deputies hunting 2 armed robbers

Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators are seeking information about a convenience store armed robbery that took place last week.

November 02, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Armed robbery epidemic in the Boro

Someone in the community knows something about the nine armed robberies that have taken place recently around the Georgia Southern University Campus, and Statesboro Police are offering a " substantial reward" for information identifying and leading to the arrests of the suspects responsible.

October 31, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Akins laid to rest

Bulloch County buried a legend Tuesday as rain threatened and citizens mourned. Former Bulloch County Sheriff Arnold Ray Akins, died Saturday of complications stemming from colostomy surgery. Akins was 70.

October 27, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bulloch mourns Sheriff Akins

In spite of the circumstances, the atmosphere Monday night at the visitation for former Bulloch County Sheriff Arnold Ray Akins was not typical of most funeral home viewings.

October 26, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Two men sought in separate Stadium Place robberies

Two separate armed robberies within two hours at an apartment complex near Georgia Southern University Saturday are likely unrelated, according to reports.

October 26, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


A legend lost: Arnold Ray Akins passes at 69

Arnold Ray Akins, a local legend in the law enforcement world and former sheriff of Bulloch County, died Saturday morning after an extended illness at the Tattnall Community Hospital in Reidsville.

October 24, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Man flees municipal court after sentencing

A man facing Statesboro Municipal Court Judge J. Lane Johnston Tuesday apparently didn't like the sentence handed down for probation violation, so he bailed.

October 22, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Fund set up for local teen in need of transplant

It was a false alarm Saturday for Statesboro's 17-year-old Kadi Hodges. Suffering from cystic fibrosis and in need of a double lung transplant, she expected to undergo surgery only to learn the lungs were not good.

October 21, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Rain boosts fall crops

A rainy spring and summer has local farmers reaping bumper crops this fall. Fields are exploding with fluffy white cotton, peanuts are looking good and some farmers are baling a third cutting of hay.

October 21, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Police Report, 5-31-16: A man reported the theft of $5 in change from his bedroom.

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 ...

May 30, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Memorial Day 2016: Honoring the fallen

Statesboro's Emma Kelly Theater was filled to capacity Monday as people gathered for the 2016 Memorial Day observance honoring Bulloch County's fallen soldiers.

May 30, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Suspect in 3-county chase Friday remains at large

The identity of a man who was the target of a search Friday following a three-county chase and crash near Statesboro is yet unknown, said ...

May 30, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report -5-29-16; Euthanized at animal shelter — one dog and 11 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 ...

May 28, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police report -5-28-16; A woman was charged with shoplifting $18 worth of food.

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 ...

May 27, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Suspect flees after chase

Although Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson called off Friday's search for a fugitive suspect involved in a high speed chase spanning three-counties, deputies remained ...

May 27, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


Police report -5-27-16; A woman shoplifted two watches for $20 and $18, and was arrested.

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 ...

May 26, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Commission race 2A headed for runoff

One of three Bulloch County Commission races is headed for a runoff, but candidates in the other races swept the votes by significant margins.

May 25, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report -5-26-16; A woman said another woman pepper-sprayed her in the face.

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 ...

May 25, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Probate judge race goes to runoff

Lorna DeLoach, a legal assistant, and Charles Aaron, a local attorney, will face off July 26 in a runoff election to become Bulloch County's ...

May 25, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Brown wins primary for sheriff’s seat

Bulloch County sheriff's Sgt. Noel Brown defeated Chief Deputy Jared Akins in a sometimes contentious contest Tuesday in the Republican primary for Bulloch County ...

May 25, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report -5-23-16; A woman shoplifted $8 worth of hygiene items.

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 ...

May 25, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Shots fired in dog attack startles children

Shots fired by a Statesboro police officer that killed a reportedly aggressive pit bulldog Monday caused a nearby child care center to send children inside ...

May 24, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


3 commission seats contested

About 11 percent of registered Bulloch County voters took advantage of the early voting period, which ended Friday. The rest will get their chance at ...

May 23, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police Report, 5-24-16: Deputies arrested a woman who had a bag of marijuana hidden in her cleavage.

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 ...

May 23, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


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