The lowest bid received for the new Portal Middle/High School construction project came in about $1.5 million over budget, but Bulloch County Assistant Superintendent Charles Wilson believes the school system will find a way to secure the extra cash in order to include a gymnasium in the construction.
A Statesboro man indicted in October on federal bank fraud charges entered a guilty plea Monday, U.S. Attorney Edmund A. Booth Jr. said Wednesday.
A domestic disturbance call led to a burglary arrest after a Bulloch County Sheriff's deputy responding to the call noticed suspicious items inside the couple's home.
A Florida man tried to pull the wool over a local bank employee's eyes, but before he could fleece the bank and a customer, police sent him to jail.
A Register man is behind bars without bond after he assaulted a woman and tried to rape her, authorities said.
The Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce 2008 Business Leader of the Year is a practical joker who also practices law. And, Gerald Edenfield was sworn in last June as the president of the State Bar of Georgia.
About 45 years ago, Statesboro resident Don Lanier portrayed the character Conrad Birdie in the very first off-Broadway performance of the play "Bye Bye Birdie," a spoof of Elvis Presley's being drafted in the midst of his musical career.
Local law enforcement will be stopping a lot more drivers over the next few months as "Operation Rolling Thunder" lowers the boom on unsafe drivers.
In spite of a gloomy economical picture, the Bulloch County Commission is holding its own and the county budget isn't nearly as threatened as other counties across the state, said Bulloch County Manager Tom Couch during Tuesday morning's Bulloch County Commission meeting workshop.
(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.)
Police are seeking a man they said stabbed another man at a Spruce Street residence early Friday morning.
A renewed Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) in March will fund three new elementary schools as well as improvements to other schools in the county, said Charles Wilson, assistant superintendent for Bulloch County schools.
Statesboro Police arrested a woman Tuesday they said stole more than $60,000 from her employer, a local counselor.
With a theme covering the days of slavery to the day America inaugurates its first black president, the 2009 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Parade kicks off Monday with a long line of local celebrities, floats and more.
Temperatures are expected to plummet by Thursday as an arctic blast comes this way, sending the mercury down to the low 20s and even into the teens by Friday and Saturday, weather experts say.
While children enjoy Halloween trick-or-treating Friday evening, registered sex offenders on probation or parole in Bulloch County will be spending a few hours at the Bulloch County Jail.
Most people love the fair, and some people may even visit it several times during the week it is in town. For some, however, the fair is more than an annual diversion; it's a way of life.
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.