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Third entering auto suspect surrenders
A third suspect in a rash of entering auto incidents last week turned himself in to law enforcement Sunday, booked on several charges, including 16 counts of entering auto.Frederick Lavaughn Holloway Jr., 20, showed up at the Bulloch County Jail Sunday, four days after Bulloch County sheriff's deput
AuburnSports.com - Fann has 3 schools on top
AUBURN |Four-star defensive endCurtis Fann, Jr.continues to have three schools on top, and visited one again on Saturday.Fann, from Emanuel County Institute in Twin City, Ga., was back in Auburn for his fourth visit to the Plains.“It went real good,” Fann said. “I actually didn’t know they were havi
Trapnell is conservationist of the Year
L-r: David Spaid, Ogeechee River Soil & Water Conservation District Candler Supervisor; Gail Curl of Metter Bank; Shelia and Morgan Trapnell; and Jerry Lanier, Ogeechee River S&WC District Candler Supervisor.
Kittrell-Mikell and Thigpen visit Sweden
Dr. Deborah Kittrell-Mikell, Director of Academic Support Services on East Georgia State College’s Augusta campus and Astraea Thigpen, Academic Advisement Specialist on EGSC’s Swainsboro campus, had the unique opportunity to spend their 2018 spring break in Sweden. Although it was snowing and cold u
Millen-Jenkins Fire Department coordinating FIREUP FIRE AWARE program
Numerous children in Millen and Jenkins County receive life-saving training through the Millen Fire Department’s FIREUP FIRE AWARE program. The Department is currently soliciting financial support from the community for the program.You must be an online subscriber to view this story.The full version
City approves SPLOST agreement with County
During a recent called meeting of Millen City Council, the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) 7 proposal from the Jenkins County Commissioners was approved.You must be an online subscriber to view this story.The full version of this story will be available to all readers after1 week.Ful
Brooklet man arrested after striking another man with his car
Deputies were called to a home on Olney Station Drive early Monday morning after Scotty Wayne Jobe, 45, allegedly started a physical altercation with the homeowner.
Grand jury indicts former Washington Co. deputies
Former Washington County sheriff’s deputies Henry Copeland, Michael Howell and Rhett Scott are each charged with two counts of felony murder, two counts of involuntary manslaughter, one count each of false imprisonment, aggravated assault, simple assault and reckless conduct in the death of 58-year-
Swainsboro Police Department Report 6-13-18
Officers with the Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) reported…May 31Officer responded to 517 Center St. in reference to a dispute.Officer responded to Williams Street to assist with a repossession of a vehicle in a high crime area.June 1Officer responded to 212 North Main St. in reference to a repor
GSFB Opponents 2018: Appalachian State - Georgia Southern University
The Mountaineers enter the 2018 season coming off a 9-4 season in which they won their third bowl game in a row. The Appalachian State offense loses starting quarterback Taylor Lamb to graduation. Lamb produced 2,737 yards on 206 completions and threw for 27 touchdowns in 2017. Zac Thomas looks to b
Wadley homeowners complain of water smelling like rotten eggs
WADLEY, Ga. (WJBF) - - Homeowners in one neighborhood in Wadley, Georgia complain of water they said smells badly.
Swainsboro Raceway hosts Camp Chameleon
Recently, Camp Chameleon held its last day of camp for the 2018 year at Swainsboro Raceway. Children attending camp received a trolley ride at Swainsboro Raceway and Swainsboro Kart Track. Participants also enjoyed go-kart rides around the Kart Track. Attending children were then treated with a pizz
Step in the wrong direction for newly created Animal Services division
Burke County, GA (WJBF) -A setback for shelter volunteers who have been fighting for an Animal Services department in Burke County for years. Now, it is back to the drawing board for County Commissioners.
Snipes re-elected to Board of Governors of State Bar of Georgia
Daniel B. Snipes of Taulbee Rushing Snipes Marsh & Hodgin LLC in Statesboro was re-elected to serve on the Board of Governors of the 50,000-member State Bar of Georgia and was installed June 9 during the organization’s annual meeting.Snipes will continue to serve in the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit, Po
Three arrested in auto break-ins
Sheriff’s investigators are seeking a suspect in a rash of automobile break-ins after two suspects were caught early Tuesday committing the crimes.Jaleon Deondre HardenOne teen was arrested at the scene after an off-duty sheriff’s investigator “intervened” in an attempt to break into cars at Glen Oa
Missing Mail: Hundreds of pieces of stolen mail from Dublin recovered
Two people have been charged with identity theft and financial card fraud after investigators discovered stolen mail at a Twiggs County hotel.According to a news release from the Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a suspicious activity call at the Suburban Inn Hotel on Highway 96.When deputies
Inside Bulloch Business - Big Boy, Chazito's, Three Tree expand
Last week I shared with you about the rebranding of R.J.’s Grill to Uncle Shug’s on Main. But that is not the only area of the Blue Mile seeing exciting activity.Directly across the street, in the Midtown Market, renovations have begun on the final available space. Chazito’s Latin Cuisine has lease
DX Print & Mail to host Midday Mingle June 28
Together with the Statesboro Bulloch Chamber of Commerce, DX Print & Mail (powered by Lewis Color), will be the host for Business Midday Mingle and Open House on Thursday, June 28. The Mingle is set for 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Lewis Color, 20 Joseph Kennedy Blvd.
New tram lines expand all across Bulloch County
Note: The following is the continuation of a series of columns looking at the importance of railroads in and around Bulloch County.The second BC tram railroad was started by W.C. Perkins around 1890. Headquartered at his Hagan mill, the line at first was run to Glennville, and then extended to Regis
Brewton-Parker Head Men's Soccer Coach Matt Payne Leaves For North Carolina
Mount Vernon, GA--CoachMatt Paynehas accepted another head coaching position and will be leaving Brewton-Parker at the end of the month. Along with coaching the men's soccer team, Coach Payne was also an Associate Athletic Director and helped with operations.