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Elderly Brooklet woman dies in house fire

85 year-old Francis McElveen has been identified as the victim of a Brooklt house fire Sunday. Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn said McElveen lived alone, although she had home caregivers who were not present when the fire started.

December 20, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Man pleads guilty in Campus Crossings

The man suspected of murdering 19-year-old Brandie Danielle Davis at Campus Crossings in December of 2009 pled guilty in an appearance in Bulloch County Superior Court today. 18-year-old Darryl Anthony Priestly, charged with the strangulation murder, gave no motive and made no statement while entering the plea. Priestly plead guilty to charges of murder, tampering with evidence and giving false statements to police. He also waived all rights to future appeals. Bulloch County Superior Court Judge William Woodrum then sentenced Priestly to a life sentence on the murder charge and a total of 10 years to serve on the other ...

December 20, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Jury selection set for Campus Crossings murder

Jury selection for the murder trial of Darryl Anthony Priestly, accused of killing a woman at her Campus Crossings apartment a year ago begins Monday, Jan. 10.

December 16, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Arctic blast chills Bulloch

While temperatures will rise this week and the worst is behind us, the weather will still be cold, experts say. Colder weather brings dangers in the form of frostbite, fires and mishaps due to icy surfaces, said Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn.

December 14, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Quiet heroes save boy

The house on Lydia Lane was ablaze, and when the first Statesboro Fire Department truck arrived, Capt. Chris Whitehead and Firefighter Second-Class Steven Morris had no time to waste. Immediately upon arriving Tuesday night they learned a 12-year-old boy was trapped inside.

December 11, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GSP offers child seat check

Georgia State Patrol troopers, newly certified as Child Passenger Safety Technicians, will conduct free child seat safety checks Friday to help make riding along more secure for infants and children.

December 08, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Boy, 11, injured in Lydia Lane fire

An 11-year-old boy suffered second-degree burns Tuesday night when his family's Lydia Lane home was destroyed by fire. Quick action by Statesboro firefighters likely saved the child's life, and he was flown to a burn center in Augusta, said Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.

December 08, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Olliff’s body ID’d, foul play suspected

A body found Tuesday in Candler County was positively identified as that of Harrison Wayne Olliff, a Statesboro man who was missing since Nov. 26.

December 08, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Damascus offers affordable hope

Men with addiction issues seeking help in recovery have a new option in Statesboro. Damascus, LLC. offers an affordable option where men can work towards overcoming the challenges they face with addition to alcohol or drugs. Located on South Zetterower Avenue, the new rehabilitation home was the brainchild of two men with local connections and a history of experience in recovery.

December 07, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police investigate two armed robberies

Two armed robberies, back to back Saturday afternoon have Statesboro Police seeking one or more suspects, said Statesboro Police Det. Sgt. James Winskey.

December 07, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


It's a big foot, but is it Bigfoot?

What has four toes and leaves a footprint almost 20 inches long? Roger Crews of Jenkins County really, really wants to know.

December 04, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Reward offered for info about missing man

A reward of $2,500 is being offered for information leading to the location of a missing Statesboro man. Harrison "Harry" Wayne Olliff, 21, has been missing over a week, and searchers are actively seeking clues, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

December 04, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


House fires increase locally

A number of house fires in Bulloch County recently drive the point home that cold weather brings about a rise in the number of fires due to increased heating, holiday decorations and burning candles.

December 02, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Meth suspect turns himself in to police

A second man sought in a methamphetamine lab case turned himself in Wednesday. Bulloch County Sheriff's Capt. Rick Rountree confirmed Thursday that Shaun Christopher Lee reported to authorities in Pembroke and was transported to the Bulloch County Jail.

December 02, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


21-year-old Harrison Olliff reported missing

A Statesboro man has been missing since Thanksgiving night, and his parents hope someone will have information that will help locate Harrison Wayne Olliff.

November 29, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Police Report, 1-19-16: Someone reported suspicious males soliciting money for “American troops.”

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 ...

January 18, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Three elderly suspects pull gambling machine scam

A trio of senior citizens bilked a local convenience store out of over $6,000 in cash and merchandise after damaging gambling machines, according to ...

January 15, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report -1-16-16; A woman sustained visible injuries during an attack by her boyfriend.

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January 15, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police report -1-15-16; A woman said someone stole $45 from her purse.

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January 14, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Congressman Allen reacts to State of the Union address

President Barack Obama's seventh and final State of the Union address Tuesday night had some glaring omissions about national security, yet was filled with ...

January 13, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Parade, poetry and other events celebrate MLK

The 2016 Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration in Statesboro will include a prayer breakfast, s poetry and literature reading, church services, a community gathering ...

January 13, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report -1-14-16; A woman reported the theft of pots and plants from her yard.

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 ...

January 13, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police report -1-13-16; Two men told police they were robbed at gunpoint.

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 ...

January 12, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Deputies: Woman buys four vehicles with bad checks

A Statesboro woman defrauded a local auto dealership with tales of riches, paying for four new vehicles with personal checks - all of which were no ...

January 11, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police Report, 1-12-16: A man reported someone loosened lug nuts on his son’s vehicle and his own.

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January 11, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police report -1-10-16; Euthanized at animal shelter — eight dogs and six cats.

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 ...

January 09, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Chief deputy to seek sheriff’s seat

Bulloch County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Jared Akins said Friday he intends to run for sheriff of Bulloch County, banking on years of experience within ...

January 09, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


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