Government tests of water samples from the Ogeechee River showed unusual levels of formaldehyde, ammonia and hydrogen peroxide, according to Environmental Protection Agency reports.
Hundreds of concerned citizens gathered Sunday to discuss the recent Ogeechee River fish kill. The crowd met at Dasher's Landing near Blitchton to hear from legislators and talk about the river's pollution.
Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies arrested two people Thursday who they say admitted stealing copper from Portal area homes.
It's safe to eat fish caught from the Ogeechee River, the Georgia Environmental Protection Division said Friday.
It wasn't just any old lemonade stand Ragan Locke set up on Bell Road last week; she was raising money for a neighbor who lost his home to a house fire.
A man found dead in his truck on Interstate 16 Thursday likely died of natural causes, said Bulloch County Coroner Jake Futch.
Weather experts predict a normal summer for South Georgia, but if things don't change soon, Bulloch County could remain hot and dry.
In spite of a massive fish kill a week before, people enjoyed swimming and other activities over the Memorial Day weekend at various spots along the Ogeechee River.
World War II veteran Capt. Roxie Remley, who served during the war with the Women's Army Corps, spoke Monday of the importance of remembering.
Statesboro artist Roxie Remley, retired captain with the Women's Army Corps who fought in World War II, will speak Monday during the annual Memorial Day program at the Averitt Center for the Arts.
A massive fish kill affecting 40 miles of the Ogeechee River was caused by a bacterial disease induced by environmental stress, environmentalists said Thursday.
When a childcare worker spotted bruises and marks on a five-year-old child Friday, reports to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office led to the arrests of the child's parents.
Environmentalists claim the Ogeechee River fish kill this week is due to a bacterial disease caused by environmental stress, but don't yet know what is causing that stress, said Kevin Chambers, spokesman for the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Environmental Protection Divison.
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Although results are still out on government tests seeking reasons for a massive fish kill in the Ogeechee River, local citizens conducting tests on their own found "high levels of sodium hydroxide" in water samples, said Ogeechee Riverkeeper Dianna Wedincamp.
Statesboro's Emma Kelly Theater was filled to capacity Monday as people gathered for the 2016 Memorial Day observance honoring Bulloch County's fallen soldiers.
The identity of a man who was the target of a search Friday following a three-county chase and crash near Statesboro is yet unknown, said ...