WAYCROSS, Ga. - Firefighters on Monday asked for arson experts to investigate whether someone may have set several small fires that have broken out near a huge 80,000-acre wildfire in southeast Georgia.
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WAYCROSS - All schools in Atkinson County were closed Tuesday as a smaller wildfire about 20 miles west of the massive Ware County blaze grew to 4,200 acres.
People who have their cars towed for parking improperly won't have to pay as much to get it back as they have in the past after action taken Tuesday by the Statesboro City Council.
WAYCROSS - Firefighters have managed to contain about 70 percent of the largest wildfire in Georgia history, which has consumed 82,000 acres of Ware County forest and swampland in nearly two weeks, officials said Sunday night.
Two weeks after tabling the issue, the Statesboro City Council will take up the issue of towing prices for non-consensual tows inside the city limits.
A warm Spring evening coupled with the songs of Johnny Mercer made for a relaxing and fun-filled Sunday night at Georgia Southern University's Sweetheart Circle. The Southern Georgia Symphony under the direction of conductor Cheung Chau played music written by Savannah's Johnny Mercer and other songs written for movies. Hundreds of area residents brought blankets, chairs, food and drink to enjoy the show.
Bulloch County Commissioners are slated to discuss a community entrance sign Tuesday during the evening county commission meeting at 5:30 p.m. in the Bulloch County Annex.
Eight people, all that are left of humanity, have to learn to live together huddled in a small space for nearly a year. With animals. Lots of them.
Brad Paisley electrified Statesboro Friday night with smooth vocals and virtuoso guitar work that thrilled about 11,000 fans at Paulson Stadium.
WAYCROSS - Hundreds of southeast Georgia residents were unable to return to their homes Friday morning as wildfires that have already blackened more than 95 square miles threatened to spread in the area and jump a major highway.
Like the raging wildfire that has been consuming much of Ware County this week, rumors surrounding a conflict between Statesboro Fire Chief Dennis Merrifield and a Waycross fire department official have run rampant. However, Merrifield said the conflict was merely a "difference in opinion."
Police charged a woman in a missing persons case after locating a 16-year-old Statesboro girl in Screven County.
Walker Pharmacy was honored Wednesday as Statesboro-Bulloch County's Small Business of the Year at a luncheon hosted by the Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce Small Business Retail Committee.
A 39-year-old man exposed himself as students boarded a Bulloch County school bus Thursday morning, and then undercover sheriff's investigators caught the suspect doing the same thing Friday, the sheriff's office said.
The SUV that a Richmond Hill woman was driving ran off U.S. Highway 80 East "for an unknown reason" before it crashed and killed her, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
New indictments have been filed against Sherri Akins, the former Bulloch County clerk of courts, and Teresa Tucker, the current, suspended clerk of courts.
New businesses create new jobs, and lead to economic prosperity.
Local leaders of nearly every sort gathered in one place Thursday to review and discuss ongoing issues affecting Bulloch County.
A 30-year-old Richmond Hill woman was killed after a vehicle wreck Wednesday night on U.S. Highway 80 East near Prather Road, Bulloch County Coroner Jake Futch said Thursday.
An alert neighbor helped Bulloch County sheriff's deputies find a man suspected of trying to break into a home Wednesday morning, the sheriff's office said.
ATLANTA - Jason Carter, the grandson of former President Jimmy Carter and a state lawmaker from Atlanta, said Thursday that he plans to run for governor of Georgia next year, energizing Democrats coming off a 2010 election in which the GOP claimed every statewide office.
A dozen police vehicles responded to a high-speed chase initiated on northbound Georgia Highway 67 just outside of Statesboro and ending on South Main Street where three suspects were arrested in a stolen vehicle at about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday.
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