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York: Man arrested after text messages to teen intercepted

A Portal man expected to meet a teenage girl to give her alcohol Friday, but her father intercepted the text messages the offender sent and held the man down on the ground until police arrived, said Statesboro Police Chief Stan York.

March 31, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Monday night blaze kills 1

A fire Monday night on Hightower Road took the life of an elderly woman, said Statesboro Fire Investigator Capt. Emerson Melton.

March 30, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


No guns on GSU campus

Guns on campus at Georgia Southern University are not a good idea, said GSU President Dr. Brooks Keel. And University Police Chief Mike Russell agrees that if a bill passed Wednesday by Georgia senators becomes law, it's likely the university would act on a provision in that bill that allows individual colleges and universities to ban guns on their own.

March 27, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Drug, alcohol meeting: Parents key to prevention

Some passionate citizens gathered Thursday night for a town hall meeting. The topic? Underage drinking in Bulloch County, and how to stop it.

March 25, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Donations that can save lives

A blood drive in honor of a local student - as well as to help her with her blood needs - will be held Monday at Fletcher Memorial Baptist Church. Thirteen-year-old Southeast Bulloch Middle School student Rebecca Carnes said Thursday she appreciates any help.

March 25, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Floeckher: 3 armed robbery victims help capture suspect

Three victims of an armed robbery early Thursday morning helped apprehend the offender, said Georgia Southern University spokesman Paul Floeckher.

March 25, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police: Man in stable condition after 3-story fall

A man who fell from a third-story window Tuesday remains in stable condition at East Georgia Regional Medical Center, said Statesboro Police Chief Stan York.

March 24, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Todd sentenced to community service, five years probabtion

A man indicted in October on federal bank fraud charges was sentenced last week to probation, community service and ordered to pay restitution.

March 24, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Gambling bust nets 5 arrests

Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators shut down a mobile gambling operation Tuesday after receiving complaints about dice games and cash payouts.

March 24, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Battalion home at last

It was an emotional and patriotic welcome home for about 100 soldiers Tuesday as the 48th Brigade Special Troops Battalion were escorted home to the Georgia National Guard Armory.

March 23, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bingo! American Legion holds games as weekly fundraiser

The room, which had been lively with conversation minutes before, was quiet except for one voice. The only sounds were the soft "thunks" as people dabbed ink spots on paper cards - and the man calling numbers: " B-4 ... I-16... O- 70..."

March 22, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Armed robbery charges dismissed against Statesboro man

Charges were dropped against a man arrested in connection to a November, 2009 armed robbery, but Leon Mark Owens, 40, U.S. 80 West, says he wants his name cleared as well.

March 21, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Big horse show at Evermore

Competitive horseback riders will visit Evermore Farm in Leefield this weekend as the riding facility plays host to the Zone 4 Interscholastic Equestrian Association Finals on Saturday and Sunday.

March 18, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bill aims to protect our local rivers

Atlanta wants water, and since a judge ruled last year it couldn't take water from Lake Lanier anymore, the big city is casting its eyes toward the Savannah River.

March 15, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Deen Day nominations deadline is Thursday

Do you now someone who always puts others before himself? Who goes above and beyond the call of duty to help those in need? Or who spends much of his or her spare time doing good deeds for friends, family and others in the community?

March 13, 2010 | 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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