Wednesday was a holiday for Bulloch County road crew workers, but many of them volunteered to work so citizens can travel safely during the Christmas holiday.
Statesboro police announced Tuesday that a 17-year-old man was arrested and charged in the Dec. 8 strangulation murder of an Ogeechee Technical College student at Campus Crossings apartments in Statesboro.
Daryl Anthony Priestley, who lived at The Avenue at Southern apartments, is from McDonough, which also was the hometown of victim Brandie Danielle Davis. Priestley was taken into custody in McDonough and is charged with felony murder, said Statesboro Police Chief Stan York.
A Statesboro man faces sex offense charges after bringing a Savannah teen to Bulloch County, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.
Friends of Sue Stabler Hodges agree that she was a "gracious, giving person," and recalled fond memories of Hodges Monday. Hodges, 65, passed away Monday after an extended illness at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro.
Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies arrested two men Sunday they say are responsible for at least some of the many recent apartment break-ins near the Georgia Southern University area.
When Statesboro Police arrested a man for burglary Wednesday, they found evidence leading to armed robbery and aggravated assault as well.
With less than a week away from Christmas, things aren't looking that great for several families in the area need in help with Christmas. Last year, the Christmas in the Boro and Bulloch efforts served 250 families. This year, only 175 will be helped, and it's a stretch filling those needs.
It's a two-for-one deal: spend a part of your evening enjoying one of Statesboro's most unique Christmas displays, and help a needy family by donating nonperishable food.
With the ground already saturated and local creeks filled to almost overflowing, the heavy rainfall expected today won't be good news to those in low-lying areas or living on some of Bulloch County's sloppy dirt roads.
Statesboro Police detectives are working daily to solve the week-old murder of 19-year-old Brandie Danielle Davis, found strangled Dec. 8 in her Campus Crossings apartment near the Georgia Southern University campus.
Bulloch County employees were busy Tuesday working to help citizens stranded by impassable roads. Unfortunately, there wasn't a whole lot they could do to help, said road superintendent Eddie Smith.
Statesboro Police are seeking answers to questions surrounding a reported armed robbery and physical attack Friday at an apartment complex near Georgia Southern University.
A Portal Middle-High School teen was arrested Thursday after causing a disturbance at school, said Portal Police Chief Jason Sapp.
Volunteering is the way to make life more valuable and meaningful, said Wayne Pacelle, CEO and president of the Humane Society of the United States, who spoke Friday morning during the 18th Annual Fall Commencement for Georgia Southern University's Allen E. Paulson College of Science and Technology and the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.
Statesboro Police officers have stepped up patrol around apartment complexes near the Georgia Southern University, but not because of a murder investigation.
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.