One of the first exchanges I ever had online with a stranger I met in a chat room was telling him how to boil peanuts.
While construction of both the new high school and adjacent roads and parking lots may seem like a mess, parents of Statesboro High School students need not worry. School will open Wednesday and classes will be uninterrupted, school officials say.
While the new Nevils Elementary School may lack the historical charm the old school holds, it makes up for it in modern design and the latest in technology.
Two men arrested on charges of making pipe bombs won't talk about reasons why they did so, said Candler County Chief Investigator Melvin Ivey.
Friends of Dr. Charles Parrish Blitch remembered him Monday as an avid lover of Bulloch County history who realized a lifelong dream of owning - and restoring - his grandfather's plantation home off Lakeview Road.
Kim Hill was on her way back from a mission trip with 19 other women and a teenage boy when a tire went flat. She never expected NASCAR legend Kyle Petty to help her fix it.
Police are seeking a woman they said, along with her husband, broke into storage units behind a local auto parts store and stole several items. The man was caught after he tried peddling the loot to area radiator service businesses.
It's a typical summer Saturday at Splash in the Boro. The sweet smell of sunscreen mixes with the happy sounds of children speeding down the water slides and the serenity of folks floating around the aquatic park's lazy river.
An ongoing investigation by officials at a local retail store resulted in police charging three, including a store employee, with felony shoplifting Monday.
(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.)
With a constant stream of complaints coming in about stray and unwanted animals, now isn't the best time for the Statesboro-Bulloch County Animal Shelter to be closed. However, another outbreak of the canine parvovirus caused shelter officials to call for a depopulation and close the shelter to incoming dogs and puppies until Thursday.
Although he played the lottery on the luckiest day of the year, 07-07-07, Statesboro electrician Clinton Brown probably still got a shock when he realized he'd just won $100,000.
Metter police have identified one of two men suspected in a recent home invasion attempt and hope the public will assist in locating him.
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.
They are hungry and frightened, but the fear of the unknown isn't nearly as bad as the fear of the known.