Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators planned to move on closing down an illegal gambling operation this week, but when they discovered federal agents were planning to arrest the suspect themselves on other charges, they decided to make the bust early, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.
Taste of the Town - April 15, 2009
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, April 15, 2008
Local, state and federal agents rounded up 67 suspects Tuesday morning during "Operation Statesboro Blues." The multi-agency effort headed up by the Statesboro Police Department and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) targeted illegal drug and gun activity.
Two Statesboro community members, each with long histories of doing for others, were honored at Tuesday night's Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards gala - retired Bulloch County sheriff Arnold Ray Akins and Bulloch Telephone office manager Cecile Boulineau.
Georgia's Attorney General Thurbert E. Baker admitted he was influenced to enter the field of law because of his favorite childhood television show - Perry Mason.
As Statesboro's Dr. William H. "Bill" Perry took the stage Tuesday night, after having just learned he was chosen as the 2009 Statesboro Herald Human-itarian of the Year at the Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards, he showed his true colors when he cracked a joke.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, April 14, 2008
At Nevils Elementary, the building may have changed recently, but most of the faces have stayed the same. Linda Brown, the lunchroom manager, has worked for the Bulloch County public school system for 36 years.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, April 13, 2008
When the 2009 Spring quarter began earlier this week at Ogeechee Technical College, more students than ever before were on campus for a Spring quarter at OTC.
Bulloch County Board of Education members will meet Monday night during a special called meeting to review a recommendation by School Superintendent Dr. Lewis Holloway to not renew the contract of Southeast Bulloch High School Principal Joni Walker-Seier.
While he supports the stimulus package that's been approved and put into place, U.S. Rep. John Barrow didn't like the budget presented to Congress last month.
From comedy to horror to music videos, entries into the 2009 Statesboro Film Festival offer a mixture of short film making that should appeal to the taste of just about anyone.
Cash Owens, a junior at Southeast Bulloch High, has been nominated to attend the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders in Boston, Massachusetts, today through Tuesday, June 30.
Nearly 400 paddling enthusiasts hit the Ogeechee River with their canoes and kayaks.
The tall, thin Confederate soldier in the center of Statesboro fits a historic pattern for monuments built on the losing side of a war while it is still in the memory of the living, notes the coordinator of Georgia Southern University's public history program.
A Stilson woman is recovering from a gunshot wound to the shoulder and the suspected shooter is in custody after a manhunt that ended near Bloomingdale late Saturday, according to Bulloch County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Jared Akins.
It isn't even July yet, but apparently no one told Mother Nature. The early arrival of intense heat indices soaring above the 100 degree mark is sending people to the emergency room on a daily basis, said East Georgia Regional Medical Center Dr. Alan Scott.
A train struck a truck Friday afternoon on Old River Road at Maria Sorrell Road, and the driver had to be cut from the wreckage.
WASHINGTON - Alexander H. Stephens, onetime vice president of the Confederacy, sits memorialized in stone, right leg crossed over left, staring sternly into the distance as summer-clad tourists mill about him in the U.S. Capitol's Statuary Hall. Solemn and cold, he looks like he could sit there for eternity.
ATLANTA - More than 412,000 Georgians can receive tax subsidies designed to make health insurance affordable after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the nationwide assistance in a ruling Thursday.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court sent a clear message Thursday that President Barack Obama's health care overhaul is here to stay, rejecting a major challenge that would have imperiled the landmark law and health insurance for millions of Americans.
Officials signed an agreement Tuesday that would allow students who complete an associate degree in logistics at Ogeechee Technical College to progress to Georgia Southern University's bachelor's degree program in the same major.
A different kind of summer camp this week using a blooming technology, brought a new twist to Statesboro summers.
Police arrested the last of four armed robbery suspects Wednesday, all believed to have pulled off the June 10 armed robbery of Parkers' convenience store on Brampton Avenue.
ATLANTA - Georgia's specialty license plate featuring the Confederate flag should be redesigned, Gov. Nathan Deal said Tuesday, after initially telling reporters he wouldn't urge changes.
The BIG Pitch Competition announced Tuesday by Georgia Southern University and the Ocean Exchange may resemble the TV show "Shark Tank" but should be less ego-bruising.
Statesboro police, working in conjunction with a federal agency, arrested a local man Friday on charges of sexual exploitation of children.