Two structure fires Tuesday left a Clito area man without a home and destroyed a Greenbriar area garage - along with three vehicles.
The Variations will be sure to draw a large crowd for the street dance at the 20th Annual Brooklet Peanut Festival, but some may be too tired to tango after a day filled with activities. The festival is slated for Saturday, Aug. 15, from 7 a.m. until 10:30 p.m. in downtown Brooklet.
The owner of two local laundromats is offering a hefty reward for information leading to the arrest of three men who broke into the businesses recently.
Statesboro Police Arrests
A Statesboro Police detective reacted quickly to a call about a burglary in progress and nabbed the suspect in a matter of minutes, said Statesboro Police Capt. Scott Brunson.
Savannah personal injury attorney Benjamin Sheftall Eichholz, whose television and print advertisements have made his name recognizable in southeast Georgia, was indicted this week for embezzling money from employee pension benefit plans.
Statesboro will be a little safer soon, with the hiring of three additional Statesboro Police officers, thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice.
For more than 40 years, it was a Statesboro institution. People huddled near their radios in the early afternoon, waiting for the familiar music that preceded the popular radio program, "Swap, Buy and Sell," where anyone could call in with things they wanted to buy, sell or trade.
What some children pulled from the Ogeechee River Tuesday certainly looked like a human arm - so realistic that adults called the Bulloch County Sheriff's Department - but closer scrutiny revealed it was made of rubber.
Local retailers are bracing for an onslaught of shoppers hoping to take advantage of the back-to-school sales tax holiday, which begins Thursday and runs through Sunday, Aug. 2.
A couple who tried to break into a North Main Street bank automated teller machine Saturday night ended up in jail after a person passing by saw what they were doing, police said.
A mandate from Gov. Sonny Perdue led Bulloch County Board of Education members to a decision that teachers won't be paid for two preplanning days scheduled next week.
Horseback rides, roping tricks and hamburgers brought smiles to several boys recently as the New Day Cowboy Church welcomed residents of Joseph's Home for Boys to the Creasy Farm in Candler County.
Statesboro Police officers arrested an assistant city municipal court clerk Friday after a two-week long investigation into some missing money, said Statesboro Police Chief Stan York.
Friends and associates of Joe Pate Johnston, who passed away Thursday at age 74, remember him as a friendly man whom everyone liked, a man of " integrity" and one with a passion for horses, bird dogs and the outdoors.
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.