A man indicted in October on federal bank fraud charges was sentenced last week to probation, community service and ordered to pay restitution.
Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators shut down a mobile gambling operation Tuesday after receiving complaints about dice games and cash payouts.
It was an emotional and patriotic welcome home for about 100 soldiers Tuesday as the 48th Brigade Special Troops Battalion were escorted home to the Georgia National Guard Armory.
The room, which had been lively with conversation minutes before, was quiet except for one voice. The only sounds were the soft "thunks" as people dabbed ink spots on paper cards - and the man calling numbers: " B-4 ... I-16... O- 70..."
Charges were dropped against a man arrested in connection to a November, 2009 armed robbery, but Leon Mark Owens, 40, U.S. 80 West, says he wants his name cleared as well.
Competitive horseback riders will visit Evermore Farm in Leefield this weekend as the riding facility plays host to the Zone 4 Interscholastic Equestrian Association Finals on Saturday and Sunday.
Atlanta wants water, and since a judge ruled last year it couldn't take water from Lake Lanier anymore, the big city is casting its eyes toward the Savannah River.
Do you now someone who always puts others before himself? Who goes above and beyond the call of duty to help those in need? Or who spends much of his or her spare time doing good deeds for friends, family and others in the community?
Statesboro Police arrested a woman Friday they said took money intended for burn victims but kept the funds for herself.
A Georgia Southern University math professor arrested last week by Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents is still teaching class, said university spokesperson Betsy Nolen.
In spite of the economy, area residents dug deep Tuesday and gave more to Ogeechee Technical College's iGot campaign than last year - $5,000 more, said Beth Mathews, executive director for the Ogeechee Tech Foundation, Inc.
After investigating a complaint, Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man Wednesday on charges of child molestation and child pornography.
A third victim in a fatal accident on U.S. 301 South last month has died. Eight-year-old Aina Smith passed away Tuesday morning after battling injuries sustained in the accident for weeks, said Georgia State Patrol spokesperson Norma Willis.
A cat believed to have been killed in an East Grady Street house fire Monday is alive and well. Angel has a burned paw and singed tail, and may have used up one of his nine lives, but owners Christie Palley and her fiancee David Lanier were pleased to find the cat survived the blaze that gutted their home.
Someone has been knocking door-to-door in the West Main Street area, collecting donations for a family that lost their home in a fire last month. It sounds like a kind-hearted act, but the donations are not making it to the family.
A man who kidnapped a taxi driver in Statesboro Tuesday is in jail, and police are still investigating reasons why the man hijacked the taxi at gunpoint.
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.
A naked man who called 911 to complain about being bitten, possibly by bugs, was arrested Monday after pulling a rifle on a sheriff's deputy.