A new mayor and two new Statesboro city council members took office Tuesday morning when they were sworn in before the Statesboro City Council meeting. The new members were honored with a breakfast reception before the business portion of the council meeting took place.
A Portal man was arrested Monday on charges he raped a teenager Christmas Day. The 14-year-old victim's father learned of the alleged rape Dec. 30 and called authorities, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.
It would be a good idea to keep extra blankets handy because weather experts say the cold snap nipping at our noses in the South Georgia region won't go away any time soon.
A Statesboro woman is behind bars without bond, charged with kidnapping her own 5-year-old daughter. Kimberly Jane Kennedy, 27, Metts Lane, was apprehended in Screven County Saturday after an alert was issued for the 5-year-old, of whom her grandparents had legal custody, said Bulloch County Sheriff's Investigator Walter Deal.
Former Statesboro Municipal Court Judge J. Lane Johnston is used to seeing a packed courtroom, but Wednesday, there were no defendants, and Johnston was in front of the bench instead of behind it.
After today, speeding is going to cost way more than it has in the past. A new law will tack on a whopping $200 fine for some law breakers.
Christmas is over, and it's closet-cleaning time. People everywhere are making room for the new gifts they received, but many aren't simply tossing the old items - they're taking them to Goodwill.
Savannah attorney Benjamin Eichholz pleaded guilty Tuesday to obstruction of justice, one count in a 77-count indictment alleging he embezzled over $950,000 from employee and pension retirement plans.
Increased patrolling by area law enforcement agencies has paid off, Statesboro Police Chief Stan York said Monday.
A retirement party for Statesboro Municipal Court Judge J. Lane Johnston will be held Wednesday from 3-5 p.m. in the Municipal Court Building (old police station at 22 West Grady Street).
What friends remember most about Julie Morris Golden is the strength of her faith. Golden, 71, passed away Dec. 24, after an 11-year battle with cancer.
When friends speak of Marie Orman, they always comment on her grace, her ladylike demeanor and her love for others. Marie Middleton Orman passed away at her home Dec. 16.
A witness to a burglary Monday at Park Place called police to report the incident, and two hours later, the victim called police to tell them he located the stolen items - as well as several juveniles who had the loot in their possession.
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.
State agents are probing the suspicious death of a Millen man, ruling his death as a homicide.
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 man trapped Tuesday after a crash with a tanker on Highway 67 in Statesboro remains in critical condition in a Savannah hospital.
In less than an hour Wednesday afternoon, some parts of Bulloch County were drenched with up to two inches of rain.
A man who kidnapped a taxi driver in Statesboro Tuesday is in jail, and police are still investigating reasons why the man hijacked the taxi at gunpoint.