Pickup truck drivers who think they don't have to wear seat belts due to a loophole in the law may find out the hard way the law has been changed. The exemption from buckling up only applies to farmers, and then only if they are participating in a farming activity.
Former Statesboro residents Mike and Don McDougald entertained a crowd Monday at the 37th Annual Bulloch County Historical Society meeting, held at Statesboro Primitive Baptist Church. The brothers regaled members with tales of chasing news and providing music and information to citizens through the city's very first radio station, WWNS.
People should be careful not to leave valuables in their vehicles, especially SUV's or pickup trucks, Statesboro Police warn. It seems thieves are targeting these kinds of vehicles during recent automobile break-ins.
Bulloch County corn is looking like a bumper crop, if weather cooperates, said Bulloch County Agent Pat Todd.
Citizens who have not yet registered to vote, but wish to vote in the general primary election, have until Monday to do so, said Bulloch County Election Supervisor Pat Lanier Jones.
The Bulloch County Board of Education is on the hunt for two qualified military personnel to lead the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) program at Portal Middle High School.
One word kept floating around the room Thursday at a retirement reception for former Statesboro Police chief Stan York and former police lieutenant Frank Roach: "bittersweet."
Bulloch County Commissioners held two public hearings Tuesday to allow citizens to review the proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2011, which translates into no tax increase for county property owners, said Bulloch County Manager Tom Couch.
The best advice for people today is stay inside if they can. Those without air conditioners should find a cool place to stay, and if you must go outside - especially if you are working - drink plenty of water, said Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn.
Portal resident Jimmy Coleman Sr. was thirsty, so he stopped one day last week at Clyde's Market #47 in Brooklet for a Pepsi. When he walked into the store, he was a hard-working roofer with 30 years in the business. When he walked out, he was a millionaire.
A Statesboro woman remains behind bars without bond after stabbing her boyfriend in the back with a steak knife Saturday, police said.
Bulloch County Drug Suppression Team agents arrested a man Friday on drug charges after finding cocaine and marijuana in his home.
A teen and two adults were charged Thursday in connection with reports of two juveniles being raped at a Lydia Lane residence during a May 29 party, said Statesboro Police Commander J. R.Holloway.
Drug agents are seeking information regarding more than 10,000 marijuana plants found earlier this week near Excelsior in southern Candler County.
About five dozen marijuana plants were seized last week after a helicopter sweep over the Grove Lakes subdivision area, said Bulloch County Drug Suppression Team Inv. Marcus Nesmith.
A Portal area man reported missing Tuesday was found dead Wednesday morning near his truck, according to Bulloch County sheriff's reports.
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 ...