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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Statesboro Police officers arrested an assistant city municipal court clerk Friday after a two-week long investigation into some missing money, said Statesboro Police Chief Stan York.
Friends and associates of Joe Pate Johnston, who passed away Thursday at age 74, remember him as a friendly man whom everyone liked, a man of " integrity" and one with a passion for horses, bird dogs and the outdoors.
A helicopter sweep of a four-county area this week has already netted two arrests in Bulloch County for growing marijuana.
After Bulloch County Commissioners voted Tuesday to take a step toward funding half the cost of a proposed consolidation study, Statesboro City Councilmen voted to rescind their July 7 decision to pay the city's half.
A man accused in Feb. 2008 of shaking his infant daughter, causing severe injuries including blindness, pleaded guilty Tuesday to aggravated battery.
Bulloch County Commissioners are expected to vote this morning on whether to help fund a study by the Carl Vinson Institute regarding possible consolidation between Bulloch County and the City of Statesboro.
The Bulloch County Board of Education only received 63 requests to transfer students to a school outside their residential zone, following a new state law that allows such transfers, providing the parents provide transportation.
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.