Bulloch County election officials predict a 79 percent local turnout when all ballots are counted on Election Day 2008 and local leaders of both the Democratic and Republican parties believe Bulloch and Georgia will maintain its recent tradition of voting more on the Republican side. Opinions, however, differ when they talk about the presidential race on a national level.
Nancy Jenkins Welch, former associate editor of the Statesboro Herald, died Friday after a four-year battle with cancer. She was 62 years of age.
The Rev. James & Beatrice Grant Foundation, Inc. will hold benefit activities today and Saturday to raise funds for programs for abuse victims and children's education.
A convenience store clerk dialed 911 after locking herself in the store office following an armed robbery, police said.
Voters in the state's 156th District, which encompasses portions of Bulloch, Emanuel and Johnson counties as well as Candler County, will decide between incumbent Butch Parrish, Republican, and challenger Jonathan McCollar, Democrat.
Cooperative efforts between city and county law enforcement netted 11 drug arrests Wednesday, with 11 more expected, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.
The "official" trick-or-treating event throughout the Statesboro community will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, said Statesboro Police Capt. Wendell Turner.
For the first time in more than 20 years, the office of probate judge is being challenged.
A few days short of a year afterward, a Bulloch County jury found Thomas Lee Jones, Jr. guilty Thursday of the Oct. 28, 2007, shooting death of a man at Club Jackson's on Old Register Road. Bulloch County Superior Court Judge F. Gates Peed presided over the case.
Police want to know who shot a Statesboro woman, but she's not talking.
A party. Four drinks. A bad decision. Two lives lost.
A man whose truck was repossessed Oct. 15 fired shots at the repo man, then chased him down and took the truck back. But then sheriff's deputies chased the offender down and arrested him at gunpoint, according to reports.
A man Portal Police said shoplifted wine was wanted on more serious charges, including motor vehicle theft.
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 local man has filed a complaint with Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel's office, citing improper behavior regarding solicitation of votes at a local nursing home.
Statesboro fire officials still don't know the cause of a blaze Aug. 26 that destroyed a restaurant and damaged nearby businesses in downtown Statesboro.