Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, May 7, 2008
Ten area churches were burglarized over the last two weeks, with the offenders taking microwaves, vacuum cleaners and paper towels, among other things. The items being stolen aren't what one would think burglars would bother with, but Bulloch County Chief Investigator Capt. Todd Hutchens feels the culprits may be taking things they need in their own households.
The deaths of two women found in a burning house on Harden Road Wednesday were ruled a murder and suicide.
The American Diabetes Association begins its Statesboro fundraising drive Thursday with a Campaign Kick-off at the Statesboro Inn & Restaurant from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
The Statesboro City Council unanimously voted at Tuesday's meeting to raise water and sewer rates for city residents and anyone else utilizing city water and sewer services.
(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.)
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, May 6, 2008
Two women were found dead Wednesday morning after someone saw smoke and reported a house fire at a Harden Road residence. After Statesboro firefighters arrived at the scene around 9:45 a.m. and extinguished the flames, they discovered a woman's body and called police, said Statesboro Police Chief Stan York.
Screven County Sheriff Mike Kile is seeking help from the public in identifying and locating a suspect he said is involved in "at least two" residential burglaries last month in Screven County.
Masked gunmen robbed a Nevils-area convenience store Monday night before escaping in a "dark colored car," said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.
A Bulloch County native who went on to a distinguished judicial, political and civic career will be the guest speaker for Georgia Southern University's Spring Commencement.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, May 5, 2008
Everyone whose child attends Julia P. Bryant Elementary School has met Principal Shawn Haralson and the "TLC team." While some might think that it stands for tender loving care, it also reflects the first names of his office staff: Tammy Mallard, Loletta Harrison and Carolyn Wright.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, May 4, 2008
Jappy Stringer's employees fixed one final flat tire Friday afternoon. Then, Stringer locked up around 5:30 and took in the U.S. flag he put up every morning outside his shop on Fair Road.
Kiari Kendall Cephus, a member of the rap group Migos who is being held without bond after police say they found guns and drugs in the group's vans during a concert in Statesboro in April, pled not guilty during an arraignment Monday to additional charges stemming from a fight in the Bulloch County Jail.
A man who fired a shot at a car Thursday barely missed two children in the vehicle, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.
A teenager whose body was found Thursday in Swainsboro was killed by her boyfriend, according to Georgia Bureau of Investigation reports.
The only thing better than enjoying the delicious smell of Braswell's Foods filling the air downtown and enjoying their incredible products is watching the continued and creative growth of this Statesboro staple.
Metter police are seeking information about the armed robbery of a convenience store on Southeast Broad Street early Saturday.
A man charged with shooting two men - killing one and injuring the other - at a Statesboro apartment in February entered a plea of not guilty Monday during a plea calendar hearing.
In three different commencement ceremonies at Hanner Fieldhouse last Saturday, May 30, high school seniors from Portal High School, Southeast Bulloch High School and Statesboro High School celebrated the end of their high school years and the beginning of their postgraduate lives.
Bulloch County is home to more than 10,000 school-age children. By one provider's estimate, structured after-school programs exist for 2,000 to 3,000 of them.
Standing in the kitchen of her southeast Bulloch County home, Eleanor Stark holds a photo of the last time she saw her husband alive.
A Pembroke man will walk around Statesboro next Saturday carrying a large orange cross to help a local family in need.
About 80 people, including parents and other guests arriving shortly before the 3:30 p.m. start of the May 30 ceremony, were shut out of Statesboro High School's graduation at Hanner Fieldhouse, officials acknowledged this week.
With a final design approved and leases inked, construction is expected to begin this month on the Fabrication Lab and Business and Arts Incubator, to be operated by Georgia Southern University and the Averitt Center for the Arts in city-owned buildings near Statesboro City Hall.
A Statesboro man accused of taking candid videos and photos of women through their windows pled guilty to more than 70 felony charges of Peeping Tom and privacy invasion.
State agents are probing the suspicious death of a Millen man, ruling his death as a homicide.