Tears fell as people became emotional Thursday during the 2010 Veteran's Day Community Service program, sponsored by the American Legion Dexter Allen Post 90. The program was held at Emma Kelley Theater in the Averitt Center for the Arts. The program included patriotic music, words of honor and appreciation for veterans, and memories from those who served.
An armed Marine who was reportedly going hunting with a female friend led state troopers and sheriff's deputies on a wild chase early Thursday morning, cutting through cotton fields and switching trucks before hiding in the woods with a .270 rifle.
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.
Most people driving through Statesboro on a regular basis have seen Dennis Perkins. He's not hard to spot, riding a purple bicycle with a home stereo mounted on the handlebars.
Statesboro City Councilman Gary Lewis agreed Monday to pay a Statesboro Herald independent contractor $1,000, but did not admit to stealing eight newspapers from a Herald newspaper box outside Harvey's on Highway 80 West.
Retired US Air Force Lt. Col. Robert Dannacher will be the keynote speaker Thursday for the 2010 Veteran's Day community service program, held at the Emma Kelly Theater inside the Averitt Center for the Arts.
Further charges were filed against three Sylvania men suspected in several recent entering auto cases, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.
Irene Brock strolled sprightly down the hall Thursday at Southern Manor Retirement Inn, pushing her walker in front of her and smiling. As she rounded the corner to the activity room, a small crowd of people greeted her with calls of "Happy Birthday!" Brock will be 100 years old Saturday.
Screven County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man Wednesday who was sought by Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies in connection to a number of entering auto cases this week. Screven authorities charged Martese Daquann Williams, of Waters Grove Road, Sylvania, with simple battery and interference with an emergency phone call during an incident in Screven County Wednesday, said public information officer Brett Dickerson.
A car chase Tuesday night ended in the arrest of two entering auto suspects, but Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies are seeking a third offender who escaped arrest by fleeing on foot.
A pack of stray dogs attacked several horses and a calf on Pulaski Road Sunday near the Bulloch/Candler county line, resulting in emergency surgery for three miniature horses. One of the horses, as well as the calf, died Tuesday.
In a move towards becoming more public-friendly, Statesboro City Council members discussed changes to their biweekly meetings during a workshop after Tuesday's morning meeting.
Bulloch County Board of Education District 5 incumbent Vernon Littles retained his seat Tuesday with more than 53 percent of votes cast, but opponent Glennera Martin said she will challenge the election result.
Over 4,000 Bulloch County voters took advantage of early voting options. Now, Bulloch County Elections Superintendent Pat Lanier Jones hopes the rest of the county's registered voters will show up at the polls today to cast their votes.
Bulloch County Board of Education District 5 incumbent Vernon Littles is challenged by newcomer Glennera Martin in the upcoming election for the school board seat, but both of them are on the same page when it comes to focusing on children's needs within the school system.
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 ...