A man who stole a remote controlled car at knife point didn't even get to play with the toy before being arrested, sheriff's officials said.
It will be a hot time in the city Saturday as the Brooklet Peanut Festival gets underway, but the heat won't keep the fun at bay as a foot race, a parade and lots of peanuts lure visitors into the sun.
Jackhammers vibrate my world and the sound of nails being pounded into fragrant two-by-fours echoes in my head. Sheet rock dust is everywhere, and the paths we take throughout the office change on a daily basis.
Forecasts for the remainder of the week reflect what we already know - it's hot, and getting hotter. As the temperatures soar, experts warn people about the heat - and the heat index.
A woman fleeing state troopers was charged with several traffic offenses after running a stop sign and crashing into an 18-wheeler.
During the hottest week so far this year, Statesboro High School students have had to deal with limited air conditioning. Oscillating fans and bottled water helped students keep their cool as the school's cooling system struggled under the heat wave, working at only 75 percent capacity due to calcification buildup in water pipes.
A woman was injured Thursday in a crash that occurred while she was fleeing from a Georgia State Patrol trooper, according to Georgia State Patrol Senior Trooper D. H. Averitt.
Two men spotted loading up furniture from a university-area apartment Monday weren't moving out - they were stealing the furniture, police said.
A Lanier Drive man who left home Monday afternoon to run an errand never returned, and police hope citizens can help locate him.
Police arrested three and are seeking a fourth suspect in an interrupted burglary Sunday where a silent alarm foiled the suspect's plans and alerted law enforcement.
Southeast Bulloch High School students are in for a treat Wednesday when they return to school. The newly constructed building is going to be a delight, officials say.
One of the first exchanges I ever had online with a stranger I met in a chat room was telling him how to boil peanuts.
While construction of both the new high school and adjacent roads and parking lots may seem like a mess, parents of Statesboro High School students need not worry. School will open Wednesday and classes will be uninterrupted, school officials say.
While the new Nevils Elementary School may lack the historical charm the old school holds, it makes up for it in modern design and the latest in technology.
Two men arrested on charges of making pipe bombs won't talk about reasons why they did so, said Candler County Chief Investigator Melvin Ivey.
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.
A bouncer for a local bar is in jail after the beating death of a Georgia Southern University student.
A man found unresponsive early Thursday morning at a Statesboro bar died later that afternoon, Bulloch County Coroner Jake Futch confirmed Friday morning.
Statesboro police arrested a man Thursday evening charged in an aggravated assault incident which left another man in critical condition.Cpl. Justin Samples, spokesman for the Statesboro Police Department, could not confirm reports late Thursday night that Michael Gatto, 18, address unavailable, had died. He did confirm, however, that Grant James Spencer, 20, was taken into custody on charges of aggravated assault in connection to the attack that resulted in Gatto being transported to a Savannah hospital.
The FBI's Statesboro office will be among several law enforcement agencies honored for battling terrorism and protecting civil rights during the Fifth Annual SHIELD Awards, hosted by the Anti-Defamation League.
Local law enforcement and community leaders fielded questions Tuesday night as a crowd of Georgia Southern University students and other citizens discussed race relations and interaction between police and about 150 community members during the "Truth Has No Color" event in the university's College of Education building.
A man dancing in the streets, yelling at passersby and causing a scene Saturday was arrested after officers found he had a pocket full of cocaine, authorities said.
Fire destroyed a downtown Statesboro restaurant Tuesday night.
Rolling blackouts throughout the day Tuesday disrupted business, caused traffic tie-ups and hampered normal daily living as electric company employees worked to repair damage to a substation caused by fire.
A Bulloch County judge denied a motion Monday to continue the trial of a man accused of orchestrating a "hit-style" murder while he was in prison.
Already this year, there have been more slayings in Statesboro and Bulloch County combined than were reported annually over the past three years.