Just off U.S. 80 West at Woodrum Road, a bit of history is being preserved. One of Bulloch County's largest mule barns, once a part of the Paul H. Johnson farm, is being restored. A barn dance and dedication for family and invited guests will be held Saturday.
An internal investigation regarding allegations that a Brooklet police officer acted inappropriately was turned over to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
With the busiest days of the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair ahead of them, members of the Statesboro Kiwanis Club met Thursday to enjoy a repast provided by Amusements of America, the company which provides the fair's midway each year.
A man waiting outside a South Main Street convenience store early Wednesday morning exposed himself to a female customer, asked her for a cigarette, then punched her when she refused his request, police reports stated.
An elderly Statesboro woman was killed Tuesday morning in a car crash on U.S. 80 West near Burkhalter Road.
As soon as people enter the fairgrounds, the tantalizing scents come wafting over the air. Some may follow their noses to the cotton candy and funnel cakes, but judging from the long lines each night, many are drawn to the mouthwatering aroma of pancakes and sausage.
Flashing lights, twirls and turns, upside down and topsy turvy - the reason most people enjoy carnival rides is the thrill.
Bands and beauty queens, floats and funny faces, dogs and horses and lots of kids walking, tumbling and waving at the crowd made up the 47th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair parade Monday evening.
Side streets will be blocked and traffic will be detoured today as the parade kicking off the 47th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair meanders through downtown Statesboro.
Inside the Georgia Southern University Russell Union ballroom Monday, 15 students sat at tables covered in linen, dining on herb-encrusted chicken and potatoes on china, with water goblets and iced tea, salad, and a decadent dessert. Butter and a basket of bread accompanied their repast.
A three-hour police standoff on Mill Branch Club Road Friday afternoon ended peacefully after an armed man holding three victims hostage gave up and allowed himself to be taken into custody.
Police have arrested one suspect and are seeking others they said robbed a Gentilly Road man Sept. 27 after breaking into his home.
Statesboro Police Arrests
High-school homecoming pranks have escalated from simple "rolling" yards with toilet paper to spray painting vehicles, according to recent Bulloch County Sheriff's reports.
Brooklet Mayor Joe Grooms said an advertisement announcing a town hall meeting Monday was a "prank," but assured citizens tonight's called Brooklet City Council meeting is for real.
While children enjoy Halloween trick-or-treating Friday evening, registered sex offenders on probation or parole in Bulloch County will be spending a few hours at the Bulloch County Jail.
Most people love the fair, and some people may even visit it several times during the week it is in town. For some, however, the fair is more than an annual diversion; it's a way of life.
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.