With less than a week away from Christmas, things aren't looking that great for several families in the area need in help with Christmas. Last year, the Christmas in the Boro and Bulloch efforts served 250 families. This year, only 175 will be helped, and it's a stretch filling those needs.
It's a two-for-one deal: spend a part of your evening enjoying one of Statesboro's most unique Christmas displays, and help a needy family by donating nonperishable food.
With the ground already saturated and local creeks filled to almost overflowing, the heavy rainfall expected today won't be good news to those in low-lying areas or living on some of Bulloch County's sloppy dirt roads.
Statesboro Police detectives are working daily to solve the week-old murder of 19-year-old Brandie Danielle Davis, found strangled Dec. 8 in her Campus Crossings apartment near the Georgia Southern University campus.
Bulloch County employees were busy Tuesday working to help citizens stranded by impassable roads. Unfortunately, there wasn't a whole lot they could do to help, said road superintendent Eddie Smith.
Statesboro Police are seeking answers to questions surrounding a reported armed robbery and physical attack Friday at an apartment complex near Georgia Southern University.
A Portal Middle-High School teen was arrested Thursday after causing a disturbance at school, said Portal Police Chief Jason Sapp.
Volunteering is the way to make life more valuable and meaningful, said Wayne Pacelle, CEO and president of the Humane Society of the United States, who spoke Friday morning during the 18th Annual Fall Commencement for Georgia Southern University's Allen E. Paulson College of Science and Technology and the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.
Statesboro Police officers have stepped up patrol around apartment complexes near the Georgia Southern University, but not because of a murder investigation.
Autopsy reports Wednesday revealed a 19-year-old Ogeechee Technical College student was strangled to death in her Statesboro apartment.
Wayne Pacelle, CEO and president of the Humane Society of the United States, will be guest speaker Friday during a special lecture hosted by the Humane Society of Statesboro and Bulloch County.
A Candler County icon is gone after a late-night blaze Monday in Metter. The Metter Livestock Auction barn, located on Ga. 46 just inside the Metter city limits, burned to the ground.
As people get busy during the holiday season, the donation of blood slows down. Tight schedules and winter time illness affects blood donations, which significantly reduces emergency blood supplies, said Nancy Martin, senior account manager for the Bulloch County Chapter of the American Red Cross.
After 17 years of seeing Dr. Michael Guido smiling at visitors in the sanctuary of Metter's Guido Gardens as they enjoy the Nights of Lights displays, things will be different this year. This will be the 18th year the ministry has offered public visits to the gardens.
A couple whose home burned Sunday are doing well, but their home and its contents were a total loss, fire officials said.
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.