A violent storm swept through Statesboro Saturday evening, toppling trees, causing power outages and scattering sparklers across a local retail store parking lot.
A Macon man was killed Thursday when a van in which he was a passenger was struck by an 18-wheeler.
A gunman who tried to rob a Pizza Hut employee a few days before Christmas now faces 45 years in prison. A Bulloch County jury found Ricky Edward Mock guilty of four felony charges Wednesday after deliberating an hour, said Ogeechee Judicial Circuit Assistant District Attorney Daphne Jarriel.
Bulloch County Commissioners unanimously approved a budget Tuesday for fiscal year 2008 that includes a tax increase. Public hearings will be set in July before commissioners vote upon the increase of 1.75 mils – from 8.63 to 10.38 – which translates to about $140 more per year for a property valued at $200,000.
Gerrald Farms grows carrots, a group of Statesboro Kiwanis Club members learned Thursday.
Residents are invited to show respect for a Metter man killed June 20 in Iraq by forming a line along Broad Street this afternoon, when the body of Sgt. E-5 Darren Patrick Hubbell will arrive in Metter.
Bulloch County Commissioners are expected to approve the fiscal year 2008 budget this morning, which will mean an increase in county taxes.
The body of a Statesboro man missing for 10 days after a boating accident was found Tuesday.
Police arrested two suspects they said stole a credit card from an eight-months pregnant woman while she was having a baby shower.
After hearing Bulloch County Manager Tom Couch give a presentation including reasons why he proposed county commissioners approve a tax increase, a handful of citizens attending the public hearing Tuesday night countered with arguments against raising taxes.
Emergency repairs to the bridge over Upper Lotts Creek on U.S. 80 west of Portal were completed Wednesday afternoon and the road reopened to traffic.
Roads budget history
This evening, Bulloch County citizens will have the opportunity to review the county budget and offer input and opinions. Likely some will also offer views on Bulloch County Manager Tom Couch's recommendation to commissioners that taxes be increased to accommodate county needs.
A Pennsylvania man found an alternative to buying tires for his car, according to police. He came to Statesboro and stole them from similar vehicles parked at local businesses.
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.