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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

Local woman charged in scheme to defraud fire victims

Statesboro Police arrested a woman Friday they said took money intended for burn victims but kept the funds for herself.

March 12, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

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Former state trooper found dead

A Portal area man reported missing Tuesday was found dead Wednesday morning near his truck, according to Bulloch County sheriff's reports.

September 09, 2015 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local

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