Bulloch County Commissioners awarded a bid Tuesday for construction of a new community building at Luetta Moore Park on Blitch Street. Dabbs & Williams Construction will begin work on the project as soon as county workers complete grading, said Bulloch County Manager Tom Couch.
A space heater may have caused a house fire Tuesday that resulted in a woman and two small children suffering third degree burns.
It has been well over two weeks since Armstrong Atlantic State University student Bryce Daniel Tarter was last seen. Search parties have combed the area, fliers have been distributed, and alerts have been posted and forwarded through e-mail and links on the Internet. It appears as if Tarter - and his white 2000 Nissan Frontier - disappeared into thin air.
He is a soldier in Afghanistan, away from home and his newborn son, haunted by memories of buddies killed in action and missing his wife.
A local pioneer in the Vidalia onion industry was recently honored by the Vidalia Onion® Committee, which named Terry Gerrald the 2009 Grower of the Year.
Statesboro Police had more calls about people throwing snowballs at cars Friday night than they had calls about snow-related accidents - which was a good thing.
Forecasters upped the chance of snowfall in Bulloch County to a promising 90 percent after weather conditions changed Thursday. The Statesboro area could see up to four inches of snowfall by Saturday morning - enough that area children (and adults) would be able to make snowmen.
Those waiting around on snow to arrive Friday may have to stay up late, because the flakes aren't expected to fall until after 10 p.m. and won't be significant until after 1 a.m. Saturday - if they show up at all.
Bulloch County Board of Education member Dr. Charles Bonds, fondly known as the "Reading Professor," will be missed, peers said after learning of his pending resignation in March.
When Bryan County law enforcement officers went to a Pembroke-area home to serve warrants Thursday, they found two men burning insulation off a large amount of copper wiring. Suspicious, they contacted Statesboro Police, and detectives determined the wiring was stolen from the Statesboro area, said Statesboro Police Chief Stan York.
An Armstrong Atlantic State University student missing for more than a week could be in the Statesboro area, and Georgia Southern University Police are aiding in the search.
No charges were filed in the accident last week that took the lives of a Statesboro grandmother and her 3-year-old grandson.
A woman and her three-year-old grandson were killed Thursday when they were struck by a vehicle on U.S. 301 South near A to Z Truck Stop, said Bulloch County Coroner Jake Futch.
The weather was warm for January - a balmy 68 degrees. That, paired with rain earlier that day, brought the frogs out to serenade the world. It felt like springtime, and Stan suggested a dirt road ride.
A man caught burglarizing a home Monday faces seven counts of burglary after Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies linked him to several more in the area.
State agents are probing the suspicious death of a Millen man, ruling his death as a homicide.
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 man trapped Tuesday after a crash with a tanker on Highway 67 in Statesboro remains in critical condition in a Savannah hospital.
In less than an hour Wednesday afternoon, some parts of Bulloch County were drenched with up to two inches of rain.
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.