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16 hrs ago | Statesboro Herald

Rocky Ford woman dies in wreck

Amy Flanders, 40, was traveling south on Highway 17 around 12:20 p.m. Sunday when she lost control of her 2003 Honda CRV about a mile south of the Screven-Jenkins county line, according to a report from Georgia State Patrol Post 21 in Sylvania.

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Related Topix: Rocky Ford, GA, Jenkins County, GA, Sylvania, GA, Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Statesboro Herald

Bulloch History with Roger Allen - Foy family brings railroad trams to Bulloch County

In the 1880s, family-run logging businesses all throughout Bulloch County used "trams" - essentially, large flatbed vehicles - to transport the fallen logs out the woods.

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Related Topix: Bulloch County, GA, Georgia, Portal, GA, Rocky Ford, GA, Sylvania, GA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Statesboro365

Officers cleared in fatal shooting

A probe into a fatal shooting last October has cleared the officers involved in the death.

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Related Topix: Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA, Georgia, Sylvania, GA

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Statesboro Herald

Screven County man jailed for Bulloch County home invasion

A Newington man was jailed Friday, charged with second-degree home invasion, after he broke into a house to reach his estranged wife and children, who had moved away to avoid him because of domestic violence, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Bulloch County, GA, Newington, GA, Statesboro, GA

Statesboro365

Statesboro City Council meets Tuesday

Among the items on the agenda is a motion to approve a professional engineering services contract to Hussey, Gay, Bell & DeYoung, Inc. not to exceed $63,562.00 for the design, survey and permitting services for the water main replacement on Savannah Avenue between East Main Street and Gentilly Road.

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Related Topix: Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA, Georgia, Southern University, Georgia Southern University, Sylvania, GA

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Statesboro365

Season Averitt Center tickets go on sale today

First on the schedule is "Yesterday and Today", a Beatles tribute band. Other productions include "Count...the Legend of Dracula" featuring Neos Dance Theater and the Statesboro Youth Ballet, Ney Rosauro performing with the Georgia Southern Percussion Ensemble, Second City Comedy Club, "To Kill A Mockingbird", "Sordid Lives" and "Miracle on 34th ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA, Sylvania, GA

Statesboro Herald

Screven County man jailed for Bulloch County home invasion

A Newington man was jailed Friday, charged with second-degree home invasion, after he broke into a house to reach his estranged wife and children, who had moved away to avoid him because of domestic violence, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Bulloch County, GA, Newington, GA, Statesboro, GA

Statesboro365

Bulloch Board of Commissioners meets Tuesday

The commissioners think a little more than an hour should be sufficient time to take care of business at Tuesday's meeting.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA, Sylvania, GA

Statesboro365

Statesboro City Council meets Tuesday

Among the items on the agenda is a motion to approve a professional engineering services contract to Hussey, Gay, Bell & DeYoung, Inc. not to exceed $63,562.00 for the design, survey and permitting services for the water main replacement on Savannah Avenue between East Main Street and Gentilly Road.

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Related Topix: Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA, Georgia, Southern University, Georgia Southern University, Sylvania, GA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Statesboro Herald

Sylvania woman, 27, dies in wreck

Editor's note: Because of incorrect information supplied, the time of the wreck and the location from which the victim was returning were incorrect in a brief that appeared in Wednesday's newspaper.

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Related Topix: Sylvania, GA, Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA

Statesboro365

OTC names new Criminal Justice Program director

Neal Owens, a veteran police officer for over 24 years, is the new Director for Criminal Justice Program at Ogeechee Technical College.

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Related Topix: University of Georgia Columbus State, Georgia, Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA, Sylvania, GA

Waikato Times

Sculpture tribute to a Hamilton hero

ADVOCATE: Former Hamilton mayor Margaret Evans says the sculpture of Horace Moore-Jones ''is designed to be there for a very long time.'

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Related Topix: Sylvania, GA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Coastal Courier

Hinesville needs own Fourth celebration

Editor , I saw an item in Friday's paper informing me about the fireworks at 9:30 p.m. at Cottrell Field on Fort Stewart.

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Related Topix: Hinesville, GA, Liberty County, GA, Fort Stewart, GA, Glennville, GA, Ludowici, GA, Tattnall County, GA, Long County, GA

Statesboro365

Clerk of Court employee charged with theft

In a news release Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Andersons said his was contacted June 24 by clerk Heather Banks McNeal who said citation money handled by 45 year old Karen Patterson hand not been deposited and computerized records had been altered to conceal the thefts.

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Related Topix: Bulloch County, GA, Patterson, GA, Pierce County, GA, Statesboro, GA, Sylvania, GA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Statesboro365

City appoints Vidalia attorney

Tom A. Peterson IV, an attorney from Vidalia, has been appointed to look into allegations that former City Manager Frank Parker and/or City Attorney Alvin Leaphart met in private sessions with a quorum of city council members.

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Related Topix: Toombs County, GA, Vidalia, GA, Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA, Mercer University, Sylvania, GA

Statesboro365

8 from Pembroke injured in Ohio car crash

According to nbc4i.com, authorities say the crash was caused by a old tire that blew out while the 1990 Ford Econoline 150 van was traveling on U.S. Highway 33 east of Johnson Road in Athens County, Ohio.

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Related Topix: Bryan County, GA, Pembroke, GA, Toombs County, GA, Lyons, GA, Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA, Sylvania, GA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Statesboro Herald

Sylvania woman, 27, dies in wreck

Tiffany W. Shade Brannen, 27, of Robin Street, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Georgia State Patrol reports.

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Related Topix: Sylvania, GA, Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA

The Aiken Standard

Group to inform SRS retirees about benefits

Cold War Patriots believes some Savannah River Site retirees may be eligible to receive payments of up to $400,000 that they didn't even know about, which is why the nonprofit is holding four town hall meetings next week.

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Related Topix: Sylvania, GA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Effingham Herald

Hill, Burns named to study committee

Two of Effingham County's three state legislation delegation members have been picked to serve on the Joint Study Committee on Critical Infrastructure Funding.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Georgia Government, Effingham County, GA, Newington, GA, Dahlonega, GA, Lumpkin County, GA, Ocilla, GA, Irwin County, GA

SavannahNow

SV Pittie Textiles breaks ground in Sylvania

Photo courtesy SCDA Taking part in the SV Pittie groundbreaking Monday were, from left: Commissioner Chris Carr of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, Chairman Vinod Pittie of Shrivallabh Pittie Group, Gov. Nathan Deal, Mayor Margaret Evans of the City of Sylvania, Chairman Will Boyd of the Screven County Board of Commissioners, and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sylvania, GA, Georgia, Nathan Deal, US Governors

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