Statesboro Police don't think three armed robbery incidents this week are related, but warn citizens that the holiday season also brings the crime season, with an increase in robberies, burglaries and other crimes.
Lines won't be likely today as some voters get in early to cast ballots for the run off elections. Bulloch County Probate Judge Lee DeLoach said he only expects about 15 percent of the county's voters to show up at the polls.
When it's all said and done, the Georgia Southern University Festival of Trees hopes to raise $3,000 for the local Toys for Tots campaign.
With holidays upon us, the Statesboro Food Bank is facing the same kind of dilemma the economy is casting on everyone. With fewer supplies and an increase in demand, the local food bank board is facing possible cutbacks in how many times a person can receive a week's worth of balanced meals per year.
What does breakfast have to do with dictionaries? Go to Snooky's Restaurant Sunday morning, Nov. 23, and you'll see.
A woman suffered slashes to her hands when her girlfriend attacked her with a steak knife, and the offender was taken to jail, according to Bulloch County Sheriff's reports.
Two men involved in a rollover accident Sunday were arrested not only for charges stemming from the accident, but on outstanding warrants from other counties as well.
After three years of investigation, hundreds of motions filed, evidence logged and other work leading up to a high-profile murder trial, the last of three defendants waited until the day after his jury was selected to change a "not guilty" plea to guilty.
A Hagan man was charged with murdering his mother Tuesday and Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents are seeking answers regarding the murder of a man whose body was found in his Pembroke home Monday.
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The cafeteria was full Monday night during the Portal Middle-High School Council meeting. Many citizens showed up to voice concern that plans for a new middle-high school may not include a new gymnasium, but others praised the Bulloch County Board of Education for budgeting a new school only a few years after board members considered closing the school.
A murder trial slated to begin Monday was canceled after a man charged in the double homicide entered a guilty plea.
In a race that hadn't been contested in 20 years, incumbent Bulloch County Probate Judge Lee DeLoach kept his seat with a landslide of votes, earning 75.8 percent of the votes to challenger Liz Johnson's 24.1 percent.
Statesboro Police arrested a man they said robbed a Fair Road convenience store Oct. 30, placing what the victim thought was a gun against her back while demanding cash.
Statesboro police are keeping quiet about details of a fatal shooting at Park Place Apartments Friday night because the case is still under active investigation, but a relative of the victim said his uncle was an innocent bystander.
A man charged in a June 2013 "hit style" murder despite being in prison when the shooting occurred, along with one of the men accused of participating in the shooting itself, will appear in court next week.
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.