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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

STATESBORO HERALD - 2018-08-17 18:44:00

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

STATESBORO HERALD - 2018-08-17 21:27:00

Turkey Branch Rd. shutdown after train, log truck collide in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, GA —The Effingham County Sheriff's Office has shutdown Turkey Branch Rd. in Springfield after a log truck and a train collided late Friday morning.The Sheriff's Office says there are no initial reports of injuries or derailment.AdvertisementEffingham County Sheriff's OfficeThe collision

WJCL - 2018-08-17 16:09:00

Young Eagles Fall On Opening Night - Georgia Southern University

STATESBORO, Ga. –After a 45 minute lightning delay, the Georgia Southern women's soccer team began their 2018 campaign in Fort Myers, Florida. The Eagles faced off against eight-straight ASUN champions, Florida Gulf Coast, for just the second time in program history. The Blue and White were searchin

GSEAGLES.COM - 2018-08-17 22:06:00

Public “largely positive” regarding S&S trail extension

More than 50 people attended a meeting Thursday to discuss a joint proposal by the city of Brooklet and the Bulloch County Board of Commissioners to extend the S&S Greenway to downtown Brooklet. About 35 people were present at an earlier, similar meeting in Brooklet on Monday, said Bulloch County Ma

STATESBORO HERALD - 2018-08-17 18:55:00

Savannah State Farmers Market to host festival series, looks to attract more shoppers

State officials are working to revitalize farmers markets across the state, including in the greater Savannah area, and Georgia's Commissioner of Agriculture Gary Black will be in Garden City on Saturday, Aug.18, as the Savannah State Farmers Market kicks off its 2018 Festival Series.

WTOC.COM - 2018-08-18 00:00:00

BREAKING: Two-year-old shot in Jasper County, police say

Jasper County, S.C. (WSAV) - A two-year-old has been shot in the unincorporated area near Ridgeland, according to Jasper County Sheriff's Office.

WSAV-TV - 2018-08-17 03:29:52

Jaguar Land Rover Plans U.S. Facility in Savannah, Georgia - Area Development

“Creating a dedicated facility in the U.S., one of the largest markets for classic car enthusiasts, is an important and exciting step for Jaguar Land Rover Classic. We’re delighted to bring the future-proofing classic expertise and support we’ve nurtured in the UK direct to US clients,” said Jaguar


Ridgeland woman accused of embezzling nearly $275,000 from Jasper County

Denise Smith, 56, was arrested Thursday by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division and was charged with Embezzlement of Public Funds of $10,000 or more.

WJCL - 2018-08-17 15:19:00

City, county, BOE back stadium-centered TAD

Three local governing boards unanimously approved the Old Register TAD last week to fund road construction and other infrastructure projects required for the planned Tormenta FC soccer stadium and surrounding commercial development, including foremost a grocery store.In fact, the intergovernmental a


2 men caught on video stealing from Lowe's

The suspects in the video, Hassan Shabbazz and Michael Brown, can be seen packing up their car within stolen items from the Lowe’s home improvement store on abercorn street on savannah’s southside.

WJCL - 2018-08-16 22:54:00

Two men charged with robbing, kidnapping another man

Officers were able to find the suspects who were arrested and charged with armed robbery, kidnapping, hijacking a motor vehicle and theft by receiving stolen property.

WJCL - 2018-08-17 17:20:00

Reality Winner faces ‘longest sentence’ ever for federal crime involving media leaks

SAVANNAH, Ga. — A Georgia woman who mailed a secret U.S. report to a news organization faces the “longest sentence” ever behind bars for a federal crime involving leaks to the news media, prosecutors said in a court filing.Former National Security Agency contractor Reality Winner, 26, is scheduled t


Savannah Police seek Lowe's shoplifting suspect

According to police, the most recent incident occurred Aug. 7., and the suspect left the store with more than $200 of unpaid-for tools.

WSAV-TV - 2018-08-16 15:54:01

Mysterious social media account hides prizes across Swainsboro

Wednesday, August 15, 2018SWAINSBORO, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- A mysterious Facebook account has been hiding prizes all across the city of Swainsboro.It is called theMystery Man in Swainsboro.The account was set up earlier this month and began hiding cash for followers to find.The person(s) responsible fo


Guyton man sentenced to 20 years in prison for Charleston bank robbery

According to the South Carolina District Attorney (DA), Christie approached the teller saying “just give me the money and no one gets hurt.” The DA says he subsequently stole around $2,880.


Sports complexes proposed for 3 middle schools

Bulloch County Schools and Statesboro-Bulloch Parks and Recreation have a proposal to build outdoor athletic complexes at three middle schools and provide programming – including competitive sports – both to the students and their communities.Langston Chapel Middle School, Southeast Bulloch Middle S


Moped rider seriously injured in collision with pickup on Victory Dr.

Savannah Police say moped rider Arthur Gordon, 60, was headed westbound on Victory Drive when Gilbert Wentz, 78, tried to make a left turn in front of him.


ON SALE NOW: Single Tickets for Eagle Football - Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, GA -Single tickets for Georgia Southern Football's 2018 season are on sale now for the six home gamesscheduledin Allen E. Paulson this fall - South Carolina State, UMass, Arkansas State, South Alabama, Appalachian State and Troy.


UPDATE: Police ID Savannah officer, wife allegedly killed by teen brother

WILMINGTON ISLAND, Ga. (WSAV) - Police have identified the Savannah Police officer and his wife killed in an apparent stabbing on Wilmington Island Monday morning. The victims are officer Luis Molina, 53, and 28-year-old Akia Molina. The Chatham County Police Department (CCPD) withheld the names unt