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Small number of school transfer requests received by Bulloch BOE

The Bulloch County Board of Education only received 63 requests to transfer students to a school outside their residential zone, following a new state law that allows such transfers, providing the parents provide transportation.

July 16, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Money reported missing from municipal court

Statesboro Police detectives are investigating a report of missing money from the Statesboro Municipal Courts office on South College Street, said Capt. Scott Brunson.

July 16, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bulloch hero comes home

Hundreds of people stood in the midday sun Wednesday, waiting along U.S. 301 North to pay respects to fallen National Guard soldier Sgt. Brock Henry Chavers Sr., who lost his life in Afghanistan last week when a bomb exploded near his Humvee.

July 15, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Soldier coming home

The body of a National Guard soldier from Portal, killed in action last week in Afghanistan, will be accompanied by a formal escort today as his body arrives home to Bulloch County.

July 14, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Experts: 11 Ga. horses have Eastern Equine Encephalitis

While no cases have been reported in Bulloch and surrounding counties, health experts report 11 horses in Georgia tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis over the past two months.

July 13, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Boro native explores New Zealand

In a world where penguins nest and insects as large as a man's hand exist, Statesboro native Dr. Nikki Grant Hoffman climbed over rocks and through stands of odd, twisted trees.

July 13, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Portal’s fallen soldier remembered

A bomb killed a National Guard soldier from Portal Monday. A soldier from Columbus was also killed in the blast, which occurred near Kunduz, Afghanistan, military spokesmen said.

July 09, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


County hears opposition to waste facility

A proposal to locate a landfill near Nevils has residents up in arms, and two concerned citizens spoke against the idea during a Bulloch County Commission meeting Tuesday.

July 08, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


York: Weekend break-in may be linked to 3 others

Someone broke into the Bulloch County Magistrate Court building over the weekend, taking an undisclosed amount of cash. Statesboro Police Chief Stan York feels the burglary could be linked to three other break-ins at county offices over the past few months.

July 07, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


New law allows student movement

A new state law allows parents to request a transfer for their children to another public school outside their school zone, providing the parents provide transportation.

July 04, 2009 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Arts Academy

BROWSE PHOTO GALLERY

July 04, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Woman still critical after being struck by truck

Statesboro Police officers were pursuing a truck that crashed on Johnson Street Saturday night after striking a woman, according to police incident reports.

July 02, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Tea Party to protest government waste set for Saturday

While the nation celebrates Independence Day Saturday, many local citizens will be protesting at the same time by participating in the Bulloch County Independence Day T.E.A. Party.

July 02, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Brooklet man gets 110 months on other charges

A Brooklet man received two sentences in one day for two separate federal convictions, said Edmund A. Booth, Jr., United States Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia.

July 02, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Locals sentenced in auto theft ring

Within the past month, 20 people charged in a multi-state auto theft ring centered around Statesboro were sentenced to prison and/or probation, said Edmund A. Booth, Jr., United States Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia.

July 02, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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21 arrested in drug sweep

An early-morning drug sweep in Portal Thursday led to more than 20 arrests, with more suspects expected to be taken into custody Friday. The sting ...

July 23, 2015 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Power outages in southeastern Bulloch County

Power outages for excelsior EMC customers in southeastern Bulloch County Tuesday and Wednesday were caused by "a problem with the …substation," said Excelsior EMC general ...

July 23, 2015 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


2 deny concealing death of relative

Two people charged in concealing the mysterious death of a Jenkins County woman, then burying her burned remains, have each pled not guilty during arraignment.

July 22, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Brooklet chase reaches over 100 mph; ends in a crash

A man fleeing from Brooklet police led officers from several local law enforcement agencies on a high-speed chase ending in a crash at Highway 67 ...

July 22, 2015 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Police report - 7-23-15; Two women were arrested after shoplifting SD cards, $76 worth of underwear

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 ...

July 22, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Statue issue revisited; no action

Tuesday, Bulloch County commissioners once again heard citizens' views regarding a proposal to move a Confederate memorial statue from the county courthouse square, but still ...

July 21, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report - 7-22-15; A juvenile stole a green 1993 Ford Crown Victoria, according to reports.

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 ...

July 21, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police Report, 7-21-15: An officer saw a man urinating in someone's yard and arrested 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 ...

July 20, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Statesboro police training starts young

During the summer, many children enjoy day camps, Vacation Bible Schools and other activities, but a dozen members of the Boys and Girls Club of ...

July 19, 2015 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


County to revisit statue issue

The memorial statue of a Confederate soldier standing on the Bulloch County Courthouse square will be once again discussed during a Bulloch County Commission meeting.

July 18, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report - 7-19-15; A person reported two incidents of financial transaction card theft July 9.

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 ...

July 18, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Funding, attrition led to KBB end

Keep Bulloch Beautiful was a successful program while it lasted, but budget cuts and personnel attrition led to its demise, and Bulloch County commissioners do ...

July 17, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Man arrested under false name

A man arrested last week on armed robbery charges isn't who he said he was, police said.

July 17, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report - 7-18-15; A man and woman argued over her cleaning his house.

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 ...

July 17, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Portal police chief back after suspension

Portal police Chief Jason Sapp is back on duty after a two-week suspension regarding personal car repairs that were billed to the city.

July 16, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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