Almost a year since a driver struck a black bear on Langston Chapel Road, citizens sighted another black bear - this time, trying to cross a busy highway on the west side of town.
What's the difference between an organic tomato and a "regular" one? Members of the Statesboro Kiwanis Club found out Thursday and took home samples of the red, ripe organic tomatoes grown on Clark Farms near Portal.
A storm rumbled through the Statesboro area the night of June 17, dropping precious rain on the area but also bringing tragedy to a family. Along with the life-giving rain came a lightning bolt that set the home of Bulloch County Superior Court Judge Gates Peed on fire.
Statesboro Police Chief Stan York said the involvement of one of his officers in an auto theft ring was "disappointing" and he has implemented some departmental changes he believes will "discourage" other officers from going astray.
One man was tried and found guilty last week of involvement in an auto theft ring that centered around Statesboro. Twenty of 23 indicted in the case plead guilty while one case was dismissed and another suspect was given a pretrial diversion.
A Portal man lost part of his leg and underwent hip replacement surgery Sunday after a four-wheeler accident in Metter Saturday afternoon.
Jarrod Creasy, a Bulloch County resident who currently attend the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, received the M. L. Miller Memorial Agricultural Scholarship Thursday at an agribusiness luncheon sponsored by the Bulloch County Farm Bureau.
With more animals coming in than going out, the Statesboro-Bulloch County Animal Shelter is closed to incoming animals more than it is open, said Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn.
A man whom police said took a forklift from a Statesboro construction site and tried to use it to get his van out of a ditch likely would have fared better had he just called a tow truck.
Georgia Schools Superintendent Kathy Cox plans to propose that public school classes begin later in August starting in 2009, but Bulloch County School Superintendent Dr. Lewis Holloway does not agree with the idea.
Two Bulloch residents were arrested Monday on charges they were growing marijuana in their home on Stilson-Leefield Road.
Bulloch County Superior Court Judge John R. Turner issued a notice of hearing for 9 a.m. Friday regarding the murder of a couple more than two and a half years ago.
Evidence, DNA samples and persistent investigators recently led to the arrest of two men who were involved in a couple of "cold case" armed robberies of convenience stores, said Bulloch County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Gene McDaniel.
By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG
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.