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Akins on the road to recovery

Former Bulloch County sheriff Arnold Ray Akins is recovering from three recent surgeries and is ready to "go fishing," said his daughter, Juliana Akins Waits.

August 13, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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


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'In support of heritage'

About 30 trucks, cars and motorcycles paraded from Wal-Mart on Northside Drive to the Bulloch County Courthouse Sunday afternoon after a brief rally in support ...

July 06, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Confederate memorial to be discussed at county meeting

A man who initiated a petition to remove the Confederate memorial statue from the Bulloch County Courthouse Square will speak during the Bulloch County Commission ...

July 03, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch budget OK'd

Bulloch County Commissioners passed the 2016 budget Tuesday, contingent upon the passing of a tax increase proposal next month.

July 02, 2015 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Bi-Lo to donate Saturday profits to veterans' relief

Shopping at a local grocery store this Saturday will not only fill your pantry but will benefit a charity that helps soldiers who have been ...

July 02, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police Report, 7-3-15: A woman was arrested for shoplifting seven packs of Kool-Aid.

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 ...

July 02, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police report - 7-2-15; A woman was taken to the hospital after taking about 50 Klonapin pills.

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 ...

July 01, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Bulloch couples apply for same-sex marriage licenses

Since the Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex marriages are legal across the nation, at least two same-sex couples have applied for a marriage license ...

June 30, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Fireworks legal, but not for sale – yet

While "real" fireworks are now legal, Statesboro residents likely still will have to travel out of state to buy bottle rockets, roman candles and other ...

June 30, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report - 7-1-15; A man was breaking up ice with a knife and the knife slipped, injuring him.

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 ...

June 30, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


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