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City, county to meet Tuesday to discuss consolidation issues

Bulloch County Commissioners, Statesboro City Council members, and other concerned citizens and community leaders will meet Tuesday, Aug. 18, to discuss possible consolidation issues.

August 12, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Evans teen struck by lightning during storm

An Evans County teen is in critical condition after being struck by lightning Wednesday afternoon. The bolt also knocked eight other Pinewood Christian Academy students off their feet, said Evans County EMS Director Mark Bird.

August 12, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Two area fires destroy house, garage Tuesday

Two structure fires Tuesday left a Clito area man without a home and destroyed a Greenbriar area garage - along with three vehicles.

August 12, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Brooklet Peanut Festival

The Variations will be sure to draw a large crowd for the street dance at the 20th Annual Brooklet Peanut Festival, but some may be too tired to tango after a day filled with activities. The festival is slated for Saturday, Aug. 15, from 7 a.m. until 10:30 p.m. in downtown Brooklet.

August 11, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


3 sought in recent laundromat burglaries

The owner of two local laundromats is offering a hefty reward for information leading to the arrest of three men who broke into the businesses recently.

August 10, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police Report - August 9

Statesboro Police Arrests

August 08, 2009 | Holli Deal Saxon | Crime Report


Alert detective nabs robbery suspect

A Statesboro Police detective reacted quickly to a call about a burglary in progress and nabbed the suspect in a matter of minutes, said Statesboro Police Capt. Scott Brunson.

August 07, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Eichholz indicted for embezzling more than $950K

Savannah personal injury attorney Benjamin Sheftall Eichholz, whose television and print advertisements have made his name recognizable in southeast Georgia, was indicted this week for embezzling money from employee pension benefit plans.

August 06, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Grant to pay for 3 new police officers

Statesboro will be a little safer soon, with the hiring of three additional Statesboro Police officers, thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice.

August 04, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell

For more than 40 years, it was a Statesboro institution. People huddled near their radios in the early afternoon, waiting for the familiar music that preceded the popular radio program, "Swap, Buy and Sell," where anyone could call in with things they wanted to buy, sell or trade.

August 01, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


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


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Bulloch man charged in December murder

A man suspected in the strangulation death of his wife in December is behind bars, charged Wednesday with murder.

April 02, 2015 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Armed robbery suspects arrested, extradited

Bibb County sheriff's deputies arrested two suspects Tuesday who were wanted for an armed robbery in Bulloch County March 27.

April 02, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police investigate Metter robberies

Metter police are investigating two separate armed robbery incidents in which a group of men held victims at gunpoint. Metter Police Chief Mack Seckinger said the two cases are "possibly" related.

April 01, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Lightning, winds cause no damage

Spectacular thunderstorms rumbled the skies in and around Statesboro late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning, but little to no damage was reported, said Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn.

April 01, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Morning wrecks on 80, 25 cause delays

Two crashes around the same time Wednesday held up morning traffic as emergency responders and law enforcement worked to clear and investigate the accidents.

April 01, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report - 4-2-15; Police responded to a call about a swarm of bees on a tree as well as a car.

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.

April 01, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Georgia's first lady reads to local children

With gleeful animation, Georgia's first lady Sandra Deal made characters come alive as she read a book to children at a local child care facility Tuesday. The governor's wife was in town as part of the Read Across Georgia initiative, which supports Gov. Nathan Deal's "goal of increasing the percentage of children reading at grade level by completion of the third grade," according to the Office of the Governor's website at www.gov.georgia.gov.

March 31, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report - 4-1-15; Man arrested after striking a university employee in the knee with vehicle

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.

March 31, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Statesboro man killed in crash

A Statesboro man was killed Tuesday afternoon when he lost control of his car and it became wedged underneath a mobile home.

March 31, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Rare cloud formation waves over Statesboro

An unusual cloud formation rolled over the Statesboro area Monday morning, prompting a social media buzz as users posted photos, questions and comments about it.

March 30, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro High School coach indicted after 2014 arrest

The second of two assistant high school coaches accused last year in separate cases of inappropriate contact with students was indicted earlier this month.

March 30, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police Report, 3-31-15: Two men threatened each other and threw sodas at each other at a restaurant.

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.

March 30, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


30 years of making reading fun

For over 30 years, Elaine McDuffie has been showing children and adults alike the joys of reading.

March 29, 2015 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Rick Allen to speak at Deen Day Smith banquet

The 2015 Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards banquet will feature Congressman Rick W. Allen as the keynote speaker.

March 28, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report - 3-29-15; Euthanized at animal shelter — three dogs and two 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 at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.

March 28, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


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