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Bond denied for North Augusta man charged in fatal hit-and-run of 1-year-old
The North Augusta man charged in the fatal hit-and-run this weekend involving a 1-year-old girl was denied bond Monday.Dillon Jesse Hapner, 26, is charged with hit-and-run with duties of a driver involved in an accident involving death, according to jail records.An Aiken County magistrate judge deni
Statesboro’s Newest Live Music Venue: The Blue Room
The Blue Room in Statesboro, GA, officially opened its doors on August 16.The Blue Room is a live music venue that hosts live concerts and has a live DJ – all while serving as a friendly and exciting environment for students.William Bridwell, the entertainment director at the Blue Room, said, “I’ve
Wellness Series continues September 11 at Fulford Center
The third session of the 2018 Total Wellness Series will be held Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at noon at the Sudie A. Fulford Community Learning Center, located at East Georgia State College’s Swainsboro campus. The session will be provided by East Georgia Healthcare Center, and the topic to be addre
Must see: The best firefighter personal vehicle response video ever - Statter911
So this happened as I tried to respond to a structure fire in my personal vehicle here in Statesboro, Georgia. Hail Southern.(For licensing or usage, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org)Posted byCameron Reeseon Saturday, August 18, 2018
Southeast Bulloch High culinary student receives scholarship
Athena Russell feels right at home in the kitchen. In fact, she's so good there, she's being recognized as one of the best culinary students in the entire state of Georgia.
Bulloch County's infamous 'Mull-Down' Battle of '37
Note: The following is one of a series of columns looking at places and events of interest in Bulloch County history.To most people, Bulloch County is not known as the site of one of Georgia's greatest culinary competitions. But in 1937, Statesboro's much-anticipated "Mull Down Battle," while at fir
Student leaves Sue Reynolds Elementary, found off campus
As teachers were distracted, the young student walked out of the building, They were soon reported missing and a schoolwide search began.
Crime blotter for Aug. 21
A Georgia man reported Sunday a 28-year-old Monroe, Georgia man had pulled a gun on him and his children while they were on I-20 westbound at mile marker 27 in Aiken. Deputies located the suspect in his vehicle and initiated a traffic stop. However, after searching his car, deputies found no weapon.
North Augusta man arrested after deadly hit and run involving 1-year-old girl
North Augusta resident Dillon Hapner has been arrested following a hit-and-run that resulted in the death of a 1-year-old girl.At approximately 9 p.m. on Aug. 18, 1-year-old Rylee Bloodworth was struck by a burgundy Chevrolet Avalanche pickup truck. The incident occurred near Conifer Court in North
Overnight shooting leaves one man dead
Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen says officials responded to the 2100 block of McNutt Road Saturday night at 10:19 p.m. in response to a shooting. The victim, identified as 61-year-old Victor Perkins, was found inside his home and appeared to have at least one gunshot wound.
3rd Greek Row Prayer Walk set for Wednesday evening
As college students settle in to Statesboro, either for the first time or as a returning student, filling their calendars with study groups and social life activities, a large number will gather on Georgia Southern University’s Greek Row to pray for the community and fellow students in Statesboro an
How an Innovative Starbucks Processing Plant Takes Food Safety to New Levels
In response to the growing demand for home-brewed instant coffee that delivers true “coffee shop” flavor, Starbucks came to Stellar wanting to build a unique soluble coffee plant. Theaward-winning facilityin Augusta, Georgia, was designed to produce the company’sVIA instant coffee products, and it’s
Today's events for Aug. 20
TODAYTheCivil War Round Table of Augustawill meet from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Goodwill's Snelling Center, 3165 Washington Road, Augusta. The cost of the meeting is $23 and includes dinner. Dues are $25 per year or $40 per couple. The guest speaker will be Ron COttington of Arlington, Virginia. His to
‘South Campus’ streets under construction
Traveling south on Lanier Drive beyond Veterans Memorial Parkway, curious drivers notice a new, well-appointed, two-lane divided street to the right across from The Islands housing development entrance at Aruba Avenue.What some local officials call the Aruba extension has been paved through a rounda
Bulloch Academy prepares to grow by half
Bulloch Academy’s leaders and parent volunteers showcased a $5.6 million building plan Friday that will make room for the independent school on Westside Road to grow from its almost maxed-out, 580-student current enrollment to nearly 900 students.With a media announcement followed by a pep rally and
Child hit by vehicle in North Augusta
NORTH AUGUSTA, SC (WJBF) - - Lt. Tim Thornton with North Augusta Public Safety confirms that a one-year-old girl was hit by a car tonight. It happened on Conifer Court and Bradleyville Road just before 9 o'clock. She was taken to AUMC. Investigators with Aiken County Sheriff's Office and North Aug
Augusta University Police looking for man accused of sexual assault
RICHMOND COUNTY, Ga.(WJBF)- - Augusta University Police are looking a man accused of exposing himself to a female, Saturday night.
One man dead after overnight car crash in McDuffie County
Officials later identified the victim as 22-year-old Austin Luke Ashley of Warrenton, Georgia. An incident report shows "Ashley lost control of the truck, crossed into the ditch striking a fence and was ejected from the vehicle resulting in his death."
Bulloch’s Night Out Against Crime
In the past, the annual “Bulloch County’s Night Out Against Crime” has been a popular family event, but organizers hope this year the crowd will be even bigger.Local businesses, church groups, civic clubs and others are encouraged to be a part of the fun, hosted by members of the Bulloch County Sher
Bishop takes checkered at Swainsboro Raceway!
Nearly 100 cars rolled into Swainsboro Raceway for Saturday night racing action with the Zaxby’s Crate Late Model Division paying $2,000. Racing action began with the Southland Insurance 602 Late Model division. After hot lap qualifying and heat races, Terry Lumley and Austin Scarboro both picked up