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Relay for Life teams getting ready for April

The 2011 Bulloch County Relay for Life event is coming up at the end of April, but it's not too late to register a team. Tuesday, captains of 111 teams gathered for an organizational meeting to learn more about the annual cancer awareness and fundraising event April 29.

March 11, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Two men injured in shooting

Statesboro Police hope citizens can provide information about an "unknown" gunman who shot and injured two men Thursday morning at an apartment near Georgia Southern University.

March 10, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


'Operation Street Hustler' nets more arrests

Police arrested four more suspects Thursday as they continued "Operation Street Hustler," an investigation targeting street-level drug dealers that began last summer.

March 10, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


33 arrested in sweep

An investigation that began last summer resulted in over 30 arrests Tuesday and Wednesday in a drug sweep, "Operation Street Hustler."

March 09, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Man jailed after neighbor barks at his dogs

An intoxicated Akins Pond Road man who fired shots into the air because his neighbor barked at his dogs ended up behind bars last week and a deputy was injured in a struggle that ended when another deputy deployed a Taser to subdue the offender.

March 08, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Deal's new Pre-K plan better suits local officials

Bulloch County School officials are happy with Gov. Nathan Deal's change of plans for Georgia's nationally recognized pre-Kindergarten program, and are ready to work through less-intense cuts and changes than Deal originally proposed.

March 08, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Three arrested on gun charges after argument at local lounge

Three teens and two juveniles were arrested Saturday night after an altercation at The Platinum Lounge on Proctor Street. After a verbal argument at the club, Statesboro Police found the five young men in a car with apparently stolen and illegally-owned firearms, said Statesboro Police Det. Sgt. James Winskey.

March 07, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Daycare closes after child escapes

A Statesboro child care facility closed last week after a 23-month-old child was found wandering around outside the fenced area of Progressive Childcare and Learning Center. The closing follows a history of state-recorded violations by the center, including numerous fence safety infractions.

March 05, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Remains identified as Statesboro man reported missing in October 2007

Crime lab tests determined human remains found Wednesday underneath a North College Street home were those of Orlando Quentin Hamilton, a black man who was 20 years old when reported missing in October 2007.

March 04, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bulloch 4-H receives $3K

The Bulloch County 4-H Club is $3,000 richer, thanks to the generosity of a Missouri-based seed company and a local farmer.

March 03, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Human remains found under College St. house

Human remains were found Wednesday underneath a North College Street home after authorities received an anonymous tip. Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner said a male caller dialed the Bulloch County Sheriff's Department to report finding possible human remains.

March 02, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Nevil: Ag Center needs to be on 'front burner'

Almost 10 years after the idea was born, a group of citizens urged Bulloch County Commissioners Tuesday to revisit the agriculture arena portion of plans for the Bulloch County Center for Agriculture.

March 02, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Chase leads to bust

A high speed chase ended in one man's arrest, but sheriff's investigators are seeking a second on traffic and drug charges, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

March 02, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Shots fired in hunting trip feud

An Ellabell couple ended up behind bars after shots were fired during an argument while squirrel hunting.

February 28, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Stokes named Kiwanian of Year

A pseudo-Elvis Presley made the ladies swoon Thursday night at the Statesboro Kiwanis Club's 51st anniversary celebration, but the star of the night was 2011 Kiwanian of the Year, Charles Stokes.

February 24, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Millen murder suspect found dead

The body of a man suspected in the murder of a Millen woman May 1 was pulled Saturday from the Ogeechee River in Burke County.

May 11, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report -5-12-16; A tractor on display, as well as a loader, were stolen.

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 ...

May 11, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Men arrested after fight in pickup truck bed

Two men reportedly fighting in the bed of a moving pickup truck Monday were arrested on public intoxication and other charges, according to Bulloch County ...

May 10, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report -5-11-16; A man reported the theft of a .40 caliber Smith & Wesson handgun.

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 ...

May 10, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Venue changes for Yu's political event

A political event planned for Tuesday evening by the campaign team for candidate Eugene Yu, who is challenging incumbent U.S. Rep. Rick Allen for ...

May 09, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police Report, 5-10-16: A man reported the theft of a campaign sign for a sheriff's race candidate.

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 ...

May 09, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Child cruelty conviction under Georgia Supreme Court appeal

The State of Georgia is appealing a ruling in favor of a woman sentenced in a Bulloch County Superior Court case to 10 years in ...

May 08, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Man disputes felony murder charges

A man charged in the felony murder of an infant is appealing a Bulloch County judge's refusal to dismiss the charge, and the case ...

May 07, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Police report -5-8-16; Euthanized at animal shelter — two dogs and six cats.

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 ...

May 07, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Bulloch schools get two new school resource officers

Bulloch County commissioners have approved a partnership between the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office and the Bulloch County Board of Education to place two school ...

May 06, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report -5-7-16; Someone was arrested for shoplifting a pair of $15 flipflops.

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 ...

May 06, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Pharmacy burglary suspect arrested

Brooklet police arrested a man on Thursday who is suspected in at least four burglary attempts at local pharmacies last weekend.

May 05, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Debate candidates decline invitation

A debate scheduled for Tuesday between congressional and local sheriff candidates may turn out to be a one-man show, as candidate Eugene Yu of Augusta ...

May 05, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report -5-6-16; Two men were arrested for shoplifting $52 worth of alcoholic beverages.

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 ...

May 05, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Unclaimed cremains need a place to rest

Bulloch County Coroner Jake Futch has the unclaimed cremains – cremated remains – of 16 deceased persons in a closet in his office.

May 04, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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