Former Bulloch County commissioner Jan Tankersley swept past opponent Tom McElwee Tuesday night, taking the Georgia House of Representative District 158 seat vacated when long-time representative Bob Lane announced his resignation earlier this year.
A handful of concerned citizens attended a public hearing Thursday night to learn more about a proposal that will raise the millage rate in Bulloch County by half a mil.
An undercover agent working with the Bulloch County Drug Suppression Team Tuesday bought cocaine from two men in the College Plaza parking lot. Seconds later, drug team investigators surrounded the suspects and placed them under arrest.
A woman who discovered her estranged husband was entertaining a female guest Sunday night became so angry, she went on a wild ride in his lady friend's car.
Years in the works, the new community building at Luetta Moore Park on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard will be open Thursday.
A downtown bank sign listed the temperature as being 108 degrees Friday afternoon, but a crowd of area citizens braved the sweltering humidity to welcome soldiers from local military units home.
Witnesses followed a woman deputies said was "clearly under the influence of some type of drugs" after she struck a pole at a gas station Wednesday, then described the frightening path she took to where she was stopped several miles away.
Soldiers from local military units will receive a heartwarming welcome Friday, hosted by the City of Statesboro and supported by area businesses and citizens, said Carrie A. Camden, administrative assistant to Statesboro City Manager Shane Haynes.
A woman plowed into a convenience store Saturday, destroying the storefront as well as a large amount of inventory. But fortunately, no one – including the infant she had in the vehicle – was injured.
A man with several prior burglary and theft charges was arrested Monday after allegedly being caught stealing scrap metal from several Hopeulikit locations and selling it at a local junk yard.
After a week-long investigation following an anonymous tip, Statesboro Police Crime Suppression Unit investigators nabbed a man who had been making methamphetamine in a local motel, said Statesboro Police Commander John R. Holloway.
Economic development and the elimination of upper-level city positions were the main topics Tuesday as Statesboro and Bulloch County leaders fielded questions and offered insight as to how the local governments are faring.
It was a wild early Saturday for a Mount Vernon cab driver, who hauled a man all the way to Chatham County just to find the man had no money for fare.
A woman who tried to obtain pain medicines using fictitious prescriptions was arrested after pharmacy workers discovered the prescriptions were false.
Pickup truck and large SUV owners should be especially careful, as thieves are targeting these types of vehicles in the latest round of automobile break-ins. Two more people were victimized over the weekend as offenders popped the locks on their vehicles in a local restaurant parking lot and took their valuables.
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 ...