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Georgia senators reviewing corporate, personal tax breaks

Georgia senators reviewing corporate, personal tax breaks

ATLANTA — A Georgia Senate committee is beginning what could be a years-long study of the hundreds of millions of dollars in tax breaks given to ...

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Mixed message from Milestones

Mixed message from Milestones

The percentage of students in the Bulloch County Schools meeting proficiency levels on the Georgia Milestones tests improved in 15 of 30 tested subjects and ...

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Report: Numerous security policy violations in inmate escape

Report: Numerous security policy violations in inmate escape

ATLANTA — Two Georgia prison guards failed to properly search and secure their prisoners on a transfer bus, enabling two inmates to free themselves and rush ...

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Woman fired, jailed over fraudulent use of nursing license

Woman fired, jailed over fraudulent use of nursing license

A Statesboro woman was jailed Wednesday after reportedly using another person’s nursing license to perform nursing duties at work.

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900 pot plants found in Candler; one arrested

900 pot plants found in Candler; one arrested

Low-flying helicopters seen around Bulloch and adjacent counties recently may be part of the effort by the Georgia Governor’s Drug Suppression Task Force to ...

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SPD officers issued opioid-blocking drug

SPD officers issued opioid-blocking drug

Statesboro police officers will now carry the opioid-blocking drug naloxone in a nasal spray to administer to people who overdose on opioids such as heroin ...

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Shots fired during Subway robbery

Shots fired during Subway robbery

Two masked gunmen opened fire during a robbery Wednesday night at a Statesboro sandwich shop, but no one was injured.

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SPD seldom uses force, new chief observes

SPD seldom uses force, new chief observes

Giving an annual report from the year before he arrived, Police Chief Mike Broadhead said he found the number of times the Statesboro Police Department ...

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Convenience store armed robbery brings yearly total to 17

Convenience store armed robbery brings yearly total to 17

A Statesboro convenience store clerk was robbed at gunpoint Saturday, bringing the number of armed robberies in Statesboro this year to 17.

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Five Points roundabout to open on schedule

Five Points roundabout to open on schedule

Work on the roundabout traffic circle at Five Points is on schedule, and the roadways, mainly Pretoria-Rushing and Burkhalter roads, are expected to open as ...

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Statesboro Main Street among GEMS

Statesboro Main Street among GEMS

Not every Main Street program in Georgia has secured land for a community dog park, is in the process or rebuilding three homes, or is ...

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Register reinstates police department

Register reinstates police department

The town of Register took steps Friday to form a new police department by hiring a police chief after having been without a department since ...

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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Statesboro's hidden jewel: Georgia's B&B

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Statesboro's hidden jewel: Georgia's B&B

               A hidden jewel in downtown Statesboro, Georgia's Bed and Breakfast was recognized recently by TripAdvisor.com as one of the best bed and breakfast ...

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Ricky Lane leading Georgia Academy of General Dentistry

Ricky Lane leading Georgia Academy of General Dentistry

               Statesboro dentist Dr. Ricky Lane, DDS, MAGD, named president of the Georgia Academy of General Dentistry and has led the association since January.

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Georgia part of traffic crackdown

Georgia part of traffic crackdown

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Police in Georgia and four other Southeastern states just launched a weeklong program to reduce summertime wrecks and traffic deaths.

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Ga. elections chief plans changes after security issues

Ga. elections chief plans changes after security issues

ATLANTA — Georgia's top elections official stood out by refusing help from the Department of Homeland Security last August amid national concerns about the integrity ...

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Statesboro Family YMCA hiring, renovating

Statesboro Family YMCA hiring, renovating

As construction workers knock out portions of walls so large windows can be installed, the building still looks more like the old Sallie Zetterower Elementary ...

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School board formally seeks ESPLOST election

School board formally seeks ESPLOST election

The Bulloch County Board of Education approved a resolution Thursday calling for a five-year, $52 million extension of the ESPLOST. Next, the Board of Elections ...

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Statesboro pharmacy settles over alleged violations

Statesboro pharmacy settles over alleged violations

Alleged employee theft of drugs led to a Statesboro pharmacy recently settling with the United States government regarding accusations of violating the Controlled Substances Act ...

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Bulloch Blues marching to fund big trip

Bulloch Blues marching to fund big trip

The Bulloch Blues Marching Band, combining the Portal Middle High School, Southeast Bulloch High School and Statesboro High School bands, is awaiting an invitation to ...

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Multiple charges after bus chase

Multiple charges after bus chase

A shoplifting suspect who led law enforcement on a three-county chase Wednesday while driving an older model school bus, is charged with fleeing and attempting ...

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Funny money in Statesboro?

Funny money in Statesboro?

Taking a closer look at your cash might be a good idea since reports of counterfeit money have surfaced recently in the Statesboro area.

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Troopers shoot bus tires to stop fleeing suspect

Troopers shoot bus tires to stop fleeing suspect

Georgia state troopers in Metter stopped a fleeing shoplifting suspect Wednesday by shooting out the tires of the school bus he was driving.

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Updated: jul. 12, 2017 10:30 p.m.
Double trouble

Double trouble

A Brooklet man who was arrested for assaulting another man and stealing his vehicle Saturday found more trouble after he attacked an inmate at the ...

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BOE set to vote on $52 million ESPLOST proposal

BOE set to vote on $52 million ESPLOST proposal

The Bulloch County Board of Education is slated to vote on a resolution Thursday evening calling for renewal of the Education Special Purpose Local Option ...

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Georgia Southern wins $1.3 million grant to clinics

Georgia Southern wins $1.3 million grant to clinics

A $1.3 million federal grant will allow Georgia Southern University’s School of Nursing to put nurse practitioner students to work in paid trainee ...

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Medicaid adjustment benefit? Bill could give break to Georgia

Medicaid adjustment benefit? Bill could give break to Georgia

Tucked inside the U.S. Senate health care bill is a little-discussed provision that could benefit Georgia, according to a conservative organization.

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Time for Bulloch to 'Stuff the Bus'

Time for Bulloch to 'Stuff the Bus'

For the fourth consecutive year, Prevent Child Abuse Bulloch County and United Way of Southeast Georgia are partnering for their annual "Stuff the Bus" back-to-school ...

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Updated: jul. 10, 2017 10:35 p.m.
Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice: Ronald Adams refocusing Honda dealership

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice: Ronald Adams refocusing Honda dealership

In 1969, when Ronald and Sally Adams opened their Honda Motorcycle dealership, they never imagined the ride that was in store.

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Elder abuse in Georgia

Elder abuse in Georgia

ATLANTA - Georgia state agencies have ramped up efforts to crack down on elder abuse, with law enforcement training and a tougher criminal code.

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Camp works 'magic' on local kids

Camp works 'magic' on local kids

Arts camps are in full swing at the Averitt Center for the Arts, and campers are learning about everything from art to music to writing ...

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Updated: jul. 10, 2017 12:11 p.m.
Mental Health Court a 'lifesaver'

Mental Health Court a 'lifesaver'

The Bulloch County Mental Health Court sets high expectations on defendants’ time and life choices. But some participants and graduates say the accountability court program ...

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Roundabout project means intersection, roads closure

Roundabout project means intersection, roads closure

Construction at the “Five Points” four-way intersection at Pretoria Rushing and Burkhalter roads will mean the roads will be closed beginning Monday through Tuesday, July ...

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Festival to aid car crash victim

Festival to aid car crash victim

A fundraiser festival in Portal is expected to help with medical costs for a teen critically injured in a crash June 10.

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Smiles and thumbs up from woman charged with killing family

Smiles and thumbs up from woman charged with killing family

LAWRENCEVILLE — A woman charged with killing four of her young children and her husband smiled and flashed a double thumbs up to news cameras during ...

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Safety reasons cited for I-16 median clearing

Safety reasons cited for I-16 median clearing

Passing previously forested portions of the Interstate 16 median that have now been cleared of trees, drivers are seeing a project that involves the Georgia ...

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Rash of burglaries occurring in area

Rash of burglaries occurring in area

Watch Bulloch County Sheriff Noel Brown's press conference here.

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Man charged with possession of eagle carcass

Man charged with possession of eagle carcass

A man who claims he picked up a dead bald eagle after seeing it get struck by a vehicle faces charges from the Department of ...

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Most Statesboro fire calls aren’t actual fires

Most Statesboro fire calls aren’t actual fires

Of the 1,084 service calls the Statesboro Fire Department answered in 2016, more than 900 calls, or a little over 83 percent, were emergency ...

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Gang members blamed for Savannah shootings, deadly SUV crash

Gang members blamed for Savannah shootings, deadly SUV crash

SAVANNAH — Late-night Fourth of July celebrations in Savannah's downtown historic district erupted into chaos early Wednesday after gunfire wounded three people in a popular ...

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Party in the USA

Party in the USA

NEW YORK - Americans celebrated their country's 241st birthday with big-time fireworks, small-town parades and the quirky spectacle of competitive hot dog eating.

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5 Points, 2 businesses, 1 spot

5 Points, 2 businesses, 1 spot

The Five Points Store and the Round About Café bring an upscale-concept convenience store and a unique eating place, also locally but separately owned, to ...

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Man flees from deputies after darting into traffic

Man flees from deputies after darting into traffic

A man who was darting into traffic led Bulloch County sheriff's deputies on a short chase before fighting arrest Sunday, according to sheriff's ...

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Campus carry among new laws taking effect in July

Campus carry among new laws taking effect in July

ATLANTA - Dozens of new laws are now in effect with the start of Georgia's fiscal year, including an end to a ban on guns ...

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Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: A Fourth of July friendship

Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: A Fourth of July friendship

    You can never really know the moment when a forever friend may walk into your life. That fateful day for my best friend of more ...

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Updated: jul. 03, 2017 2:02 p.m.
SFD inducts 5 new firefighters

SFD inducts 5 new firefighters

Having come from previous jobs as far away as Michigan and as near as Savannah, five firefighters received their badges Friday evening as the Statesboro ...

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Son accidently shoots, kills mother in vehicle

Son accidently shoots, kills mother in vehicle

A juvenile accidently discharged a firearm while handling it in the backseat of a vehicle traveling through Jenkins County, striking and killing his mother.

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Georgia Power to close Boro office

Georgia Power to close Boro office

Georgia Power Company announced Friday it will close its Statesboro office along with all of their 27 customer service offices statewide by the end of ...

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Tormenta stadium in advanced planning stages

Tormenta stadium in advanced planning stages

Early in May, South Georgia Tormenta FC announced plans to both look into building a stadium of its own and possibly make the move to ...

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Health plans for many Medicaid recipients about to change

Health plans for many Medicaid recipients about to change

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