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Arm pulled from Ogeechee River made of rubber

What some children pulled from the Ogeechee River Tuesday certainly looked like a human arm - so realistic that adults called the Bulloch County Sheriff's Department - but closer scrutiny revealed it was made of rubber.

July 29, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Retailers brace for tax holiday

Local retailers are bracing for an onslaught of shoppers hoping to take advantage of the back-to-school sales tax holiday, which begins Thursday and runs through Sunday, Aug. 2.

July 28, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Couple jailed in ATM scheme

A couple who tried to break into a North Main Street bank automated teller machine Saturday night ended up in jail after a person passing by saw what they were doing, police said.

July 27, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Cuts kill teacher preplanning days

A mandate from Gov. Sonny Perdue led Bulloch County Board of Education members to a decision that teachers won't be paid for two preplanning days scheduled next week.

July 27, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Cowboy Church

Horseback rides, roping tricks and hamburgers brought smiles to several boys recently as the New Day Cowboy Church welcomed residents of Joseph's Home for Boys to the Creasy Farm in Candler County.

July 25, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Clerk charged in Municipal Court theft

Statesboro Police officers arrested an assistant city municipal court clerk Friday after a two-week long investigation into some missing money, said Statesboro Police Chief Stan York.

July 24, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Joe Johnston dies at 74

Friends and associates of Joe Pate Johnston, who passed away Thursday at age 74, remember him as a friendly man whom everyone liked, a man of " integrity" and one with a passion for horses, bird dogs and the outdoors.

July 24, 2009 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Four-county sweep nets 2 drug arrests

A helicopter sweep of a four-county area this week has already netted two arrests in Bulloch County for growing marijuana.

July 22, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


City nixes consolidation study

After Bulloch County Commissioners voted Tuesday to take a step toward funding half the cost of a proposed consolidation study, Statesboro City Councilmen voted to rescind their July 7 decision to pay the city's half.

July 21, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Man enters guilty plea in baby case

A man accused in Feb. 2008 of shaking his infant daughter, causing severe injuries including blindness, pleaded guilty Tuesday to aggravated battery.

July 21, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


County to consider consolidation study

Bulloch County Commissioners are expected to vote this morning on whether to help fund a study by the Carl Vinson Institute regarding possible consolidation between Bulloch County and the City of Statesboro.

July 20, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Saying goodbye to a hero

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July 18, 2009 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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


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Register by Monday to vote in presidential primary

Bulloch County residents who want to vote in the presidential primary election on March 1, must be registered by Monday.

January 29, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Marty Waters to seek probate judge seat

A fourth candidate has entered the race to become the next Bulloch County probate judge.

January 29, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Crash survivor remains on life support

A Portal man who lost his wife, 6-month-old great-granddaughter and the infant's mother Wednesday in a car crash in Jenkins County remains on life ...

January 29, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report -1-30-16; A caller reported a man walking around looking into windows.

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 ...

January 29, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police report -1-29-16; Two students were arrested for fighting on a school bus.

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 ...

January 28, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


3 killed in Jenkins Co. accident

A Portal family lost three loved ones Wednesday night in a tragic accident just inside Jenkins County. Two more family members survived, with one in ...

January 28, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch Extension welcomes new 4-H agent

Bulloch County has a new agent, and Victoria Tillery said she is excited about taking the county 4-H program to its next level.

January 27, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report -1-28-16; A man was arrested after kicking a glass door at a convenience store.

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 ...

January 27, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Man pleads guilty to child molestation

Bulloch County Superior Court Judge F. Gates Peed sentenced a Bulloch County man to 20 years to serve in prison for molesting a juvenile relative.

January 26, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Clito murder case moving towards trial

Jury selection for the murder trial of a local man accused of shooting his friend in the head in April 2014 is tentatively set for ...

January 26, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report -1-27-16; Over $1,050 worth of power tools and equipment was stolen from a truck.

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 ...

January 26, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Deputies arrest man wanted in October car chase assault

A man wanted for aggravated assault in a case from October is now in jail after a Bulloch County sheriff's deputy arrested him Friday ...

January 25, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police Report, 1-26-16: A woman alleged her son's father spanked him on his buttocks, bruising 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 ...

January 25, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


History preserved in Statesboro

Only long-time residents are familiar with "old Statesboro," where much of the town's current business district was nothing but woods and farmland. Where Buckhead ...

January 24, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


BCSO Sgt. Noel Brown to run for sheriff’s position

A second officer with the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office is seeking election as sheriff.

January 23, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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