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Police report -9-24-17; Euthanized at animal shelter - no animals.

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 sys

STATESBORO HERALD - 2017-09-24 00:28:46

Changes not to come to Waynesboro Police Department anytime soon

BURKE COUNTY, Ga. (WJBF) - A plan that would have the Burke County Sheriff's Office take over some of the duties of the Waynesboro Police Department will NOT be voted on anytime soon. At a public hearing about the plan Thursday night, members of the public safety committee asked Mayor Greg Carswell

WJBF.COM - 2017-09-22 15:21:41

Contract will see Burke County Sheriff's Office take charge of Waynesboro

The Waynesboro Police Department's days are numbered. A new contract will have the Burke County Sheriff's Office take charge of the city, but there is a silver lining. All of the officers--and dispatchers--at the Waynesboro Police Department will be offered jobs with the Burke County Sheriff's Offic

WFXG.COM - 2017-09-21 10:50:36

Celebrities share thoughts and prayers for Mexico and Puerto Rico victims

On Tuesday afternoon, a magnitude 7.1 earthquake rattled Mexico City, sending the country into chaos with a death toll so far of over 200, according to The Washington Post. More than 40 percent of Mexico City is without power. Rescuers and volunteers have been working through the night to find miss

CONNECTSTATESBORO.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Correction to recent Commissioners meeting

The Blade regrets to report that the approved a millage rate of 13.691 was not the millage rate approved for the general M&O rate. The Board of Education's millage rate is 13.691. The actual approved general M&O rate is 11.747 mills. The Blade regrets to report that the approved a millage rate of 13

EMANUELCOUNTYLIVE.COM - 2017-09-22 09:48:30

Doctors tell mother to 'terminate' her baby's life. She refuses and must be taken off of her own bre

If you had to choose between attempting to save your own life or your child's, which would you choose? This is the choice that Carrie DeKlyen faced. DeKlyen was battling glioblastomic brain cancer while pregnant with her sixth child. Doctors recommended chemotherapy treatments to prolong her life.

CONNECTSTATESBORO.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

How to ditch your cable bill for good

Did you hear the Mousketeers are back? You won't find them on any TV channel, though. M-I-C-K-E-Y. Why? Because the new Club Mickey Mouse will feature its content only on social media, specifically Instagram and Facebook. This is just the latest example of the trend taking much of entertainment awa

CONNECTSTATESBORO.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Summer hits 'Wonder Woman,' 'Pirates of the Caribbean 5' now on video

Two summer hits - "Wonder Woman" and "Pirates of the Caribbean 5" - arrive on Blu-ray, DVD and various streaming sites this week, along with a number of other new movies. "Wonder Woman" (Warner, 2017, PG-13, deleted/extended scenes, featurettes, bloopers). So far, the year's second biggest box-offi

CONNECTSTATESBORO.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

You're never too old to learn a new trick

On a recent Saturday afternoon, we took the kids to my husband's school where he is a PE teacher, so we could roll out the basketballs, kickballs and whatever else we could for hours of family fun. To my surprise, my husband brought out several longboards for the kids to ride around the gym. I was

CONNECTSTATESBORO.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Motherhood doesn't kill creativity

After one of our family home evening and weekly planning sessions, I gave the kids a dramatic reading of my story in progress. What I lack in writing prowess, I make up for in theatrical delivery. The kids were on the edge of their seats. Before having kids, I worried about the tug between my creat

CONNECTSTATESBORO.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Grieving grandfather's act of kindness in a Target store goes viral

FORT SMITH, Okla. - A grieving stranger's act of kindness touched the heart of a young Oklahoma mother, and she turned to social media to share her story with the world. Alyssa Hacker and her son, Owen, were wandering the aisles of an Arkansas Target earlier this week. Owen was trying to decide bet

CONNECTSTATESBORO.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

How many C-sections can a woman's body REALLY have?

In only 15 years, America's C-section rate has increased by 50 percent, according to the New York Times, so if you're going to have a baby, chances are higher than ever that it might end up being cesarean. And the unfortunate thing about C-sections (well, ONE of the unfortunate things), is that aft

CONNECTSTATESBORO.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Pregnant doctor's water breaks while delivering patient's baby

IOWA CITY, Iowa - Doctors have to be highly skilled at multitasking, but one pregnant Iowa obstetrician earned her stripes when she finished delivering a baby - only to realize she was in labor herself. As an OB-GYN resident at University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Emily Jacobs is no stranger to

CONNECTSTATESBORO.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

When our kids let us down (and why it's not their fault)

I growled at my daughter this week. Not yelled. Not scolded. Growled. I had felt myself becoming increasingly frustrated throughout the week. The house was a mess. No one seemed to be pitching in to help. And for all my checklists and nagging, we couldn't ever get everything done by bedtime or be o

CONNECTSTATESBORO.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Jennifer Aniston uses THIS beauty secret to start her day

If you're looking for the epitome of health and beauty in Hollywood, it's safe to say you can find it in Jennifer Aniston. She has repeatedly been named Most Beautiful Woman, Best Dressed, and Sexiest Woman of All Time - and at age 48 Jenn is still on top of her game. That's why when Jennifer Anist

CONNECTSTATESBORO.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Jimmy Kimmel slams Republican senator over health care. Here's why

Comedian Jimmy Kimmel became a nationally trending topic on Twitter Wednesday morning, but not because of his comedy. During Tuesday night's broadcast of "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" the late night talk show host slammed Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La, over the new healthcare overhaul plan, saying that Cassidy "li

CONNECTSTATESBORO.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Why Parents Television Council president says Hollywood shouldn't 'sex up' family content

Hulu and Netflix are celebrating big wins from last weekend's Emmys. But although they won many of the night's top awards, not everyone is happy about their content. "When I saw the (Emmy) results, it seemed like there should have been a sign that came with it that said 'Families not welcome,'" said

CONNECTSTATESBORO.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Expansive Salinger biopic 'Rebel in the Rye' seeks to know the man through his relationships

"Rebel in the Rye" is an attempt to understand author J.D. Salinger through his different relationships. But while the angles are plentiful, this broad biopic of the famous reclusive author of "The Catcher in the Rye" feels like it might have benefitted from a little more focus and depth. Director D

CONNECTSTATESBORO.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Boston Marathon bombing survivor drama 'Stronger' offers a unique underdog perspective

As an "inspiring true story" of a person overcoming a physical disability, "Stronger" isn't all that unique. Rather, director David Gordon Green's story of Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman resonates for the way it explores how its protagonist deals with a public that suddenly calls him a

CONNECTSTATESBORO.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

How 'Downton Abbey' sent me on a slippery slope of binge-watching

Some years ago, after the first season of "Downton Abbey" aired on PBS and the second season had begun, friends began urging me and my wife to catch up with the show. This happens to all of us, of course - especially now, as viewing habits are so fragmented with uncountable combinations of cable ne

CONNECTSTATESBORO.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00