Bellville, GA

4 sentenced, 4 indicted on federal gun charges

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Four defendants from the area were recently sentenced on federal charges, including illegal firearms possession. Meanwhile, four others were named in federal indictments this month as a part of Project Safe Neighborhoods, a nationwide program that aims to address the most violent crime problems in a community. “Our aggressive stance toward […]
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Six men indicted for illegal firearms possession and drugs

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - Six people are facing federal charges including drug trafficking and illegal possession of firearms after separate indictments by a grand jury in the Southern District of Georgia. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, in the past four years, more than 755 defendants have been federally...
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Newnan’s Wimbley competing at Georgia Southern

Just 162 days after playing his last high school game for the Newnan Cougars, Georgia Southern freshman Pichon Wimbley was back on the football field last month in the Georgia Southern University Blue vs. White Spring Game. As an early enrollee, Wimbley went through the entire spring practice with the...

VHA Eagles Win Baseball State Championship!

Vidalia Heritage Academy Eagles Baseball team swept Praise Academy in the State Championship on Friday, May 13, 2022. The Eagles won the first game 5-2. Eagles got the game going with a solo homer by Ledger Curl in the first inning. Hardy Franklin continued to get the ball rolling with a double off the first pitch that scored a run in the fifth inning. Senior Mason Beacham pitched the first game striking out nine. The Eagles did not commit a single error.

Augusta Christian’s Blackwell commits to Georgia Southern

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - The CSRA pipeline to Georgia Southern continues, as Augusta Christian’s Zack Blackwell becomes the latest local player to sign with the Eagles. Blackwell started his high school career at Greenbrier before making the jump to Augusta Christian his sophomore year. In just three years with the Lions, Blackwell rushed for more than 4,600 yards (2nd in school history) and scored 68 total touchdowns.

About 4,300 degrees conferred at Georgia Southern in Spring 2022

Last week, approximately 4,300 undergraduate and graduate students from Georgia Southern University’s Statesboro, Armstrong and Liberty campuses received associate, baccalaureate, masters, specialist and doctoral degrees in five Spring 2022 Commencement ceremonies. Georgia Southern President Kyle Marrero welcomed the graduates and their guests to the ceremonies, held at the Allen...

Pembroke tornado victims urged to file claims with their insurance companies

PEMBROKE, Ga. (WTOC) - It’s been more than a month since a tornado ripped through the Pembroke area but those affected are still feeling the financial burdens of recovery. A city councilman in Pembroke is urging those affected to work with their insurance companies as questions over why more aid isn’t available for storm victims.

Jarriel Named to 2021-22 SSAC Women’s Track & Field Scholar-Athlete Team

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Brewton-Parker Women’s Track and Field student-athlete Rachel Jarriel has been named to the Southern States Athlete Conference Women’s Track and Field Scholar-Athlete Team presented by Barnes & Noble College, conference officials announced on Monday. Jarriel is listed along with 10 other student-athletes from across the...

Weekly COVID Report | Monday, May 16, 2022

In the weekly COVID report, Bulloch County’s risk status remains LOW by and CDC tracker. We have added the new CDC COVID Data Tracker to give our readers real time information on COVID in Bulloch County. Even though we are only updating weekly, on Monday’s at this time, you can refer back to this story to access this real time tracker at any time.

Georgia Southern blasts Mercer 21-7 to complete season sweep

STATESBORO, Ga. (WSAV) — Georgia Southern’s baseball team completes the season sweep against Mercer in convincing fashion, after a 21-7 win Tuesday night in J.I. Clements. Georgia Southern fell behind in the top fifth when they gave up four runs, and the Mercer Bears took a 5-2 lead. Despite falling behind midway through the game, […]

‘Bobcat to Eagle Program’ information session on May 20

East Georgia State College – Statesboro is hosting an information session about the Bobcat to Eagle (B2E) Program on Friday, May 20 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The session will provide important information for students who are interested in attending EGSC and plan to transfer to Georgia Southern University to continue their college career. Representatives from EGSC and Georgia Southern will be there to answer questions.

Vidalia tops Lovett 5-4, punches ticket to 2A state championship

VIDALIA, Ga. — Vidalia High School defeated Lovett 5-4 in a deciding game three to punch their ticket to the GHSA class 2A baseball state championship on Tuesday. This content is imported from Twitter. You may be able to find the same content in another format, or you may be able to find more information, at their web site.