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GBI investigating officer-involved shooting in Lyons

TOOMBS COUNTY, Ga. (WTOC) - The Toombs County Sheriff’s Office has requested the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) to conduct an independent investigation a shooting involving one of their deputies. No deputies were injured in the shooting. The sheriff’s office says they were at a residence on Rodney Stanley...
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Burkett Murder Suspect Extradited to Toombs County

The fourth suspect in the murder of Ricky Burkett in April of this year has finally been extradited to Toombs County to face charges. Jeremy Bell was booked into the Toombs County Detention Center on Monday, but had been in the custody of the Jacksonville, Florida, Sheriff’s Office since he was arrested on April 20 of this year.
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Liberty removed from Georgia Southern’s future football schedules

News continues to trickle about Liberty’s future football schedules with games continuing to be removed from the Flames’ future slates. On Tuesday, Georgia Southern announced additions to their future football schedules, and, in doing so, have replace the home-and-home series with Liberty. The Flames were scheduled to play...
STATESBORO, GA

GBI investigates Toombs County officer-involved shooting that hurt 1

TOOMBS COUNTY, Ga. (WSAV) — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) is investigating an officer-involved shooting in Toombs County that injured a man. GBI said no deputies were injured. Toombs County Sheriff’s Office deputies were on Rodney Stanley Road in Lyons, Georgia to arrest Rabul Valdez Jr. The 38-year-old had outstanding warrants. GBI says Valdez […]
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Woman hurt in Statesboro shooting

STATESBORO, Ga. (WSAV) – A woman was shot during a weekend gathering on Pine Street, according to the Statesboro Police Department. No arrests have been made in the case. Officials said the incident took place Saturday after police broke up a large gathering on another street. Some of the group left the area, then arrived […]
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Volunteers in Vidalia pack supply buckets to send to Ukraine

VIDALIA, Ga. (WTOC) - Eastern Europe can feel like a world away from Toombs County. But, the community has come together to help people in Ukraine one bucket at a time. Volunteers from local churches and across the community came together this morning. They packed more than 400 buckets with personal supplies for Ukrainian refugees and others who’ve suffered loss of property and isolation.
VIDALIA, GA
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Statesboro Police Dept Now Accepting Wrecker Rotation Applications

Statesboro Police Department is accepting applications from local wrecker companies for the next rotation list. Application packets can be picked up and dropped off at SPD during regular business hours Monday through Friday. For questions or concerns, contact Communications Supervisor Sharry Ryall by phone at 912-764-9911 or via email at...
STATESBORO, GA
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Statesboro Police investigating Saturday night shooting

STATESBORO, Ga. (WTOC) - The Statesboro Police Department is investigating after a woman was injured in a shooting on Saturday night. Officers patrolling the Pine Street area around 11:31 p.m. heard shots fired in the area. Officers secured the area and were later notified a 20-year-old woman was transferred to the hospital by private vehicle with gunshot wounds.
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Woman injured after shooting incident in Statesboro

STATESBORO, Ga. (WTGS) — A woman was injured after she was struck by gunfire on Saturday night. According to Statesboro Police, officers were patrolling the area of Pine Street around 11:30 p.m. when they heard gunshots. Shortly after, officers were notified of a 20-year-old woman who was driven to East Georgia Regional Medical Center after she was struck by gunfire.
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Statesboro Police Investigating Shooting, Aggravated Assault

The Statesboro Police Department is investigating an aggravated assault after shots fired and a female being struck by gunfire Saturday night. On 6/25/22 at 11:31 P.M., officers patrolling the area of Pine Street in Statesboro heard shots fired in the area. Officers responded and secured the area, being notified shortly afterward that a 20 year old female had been transported to East Georgia Regional Medical Center by private vehicle. The female had been struck by gunfire and was transferred to Memorial in Savannah. She is expected to be released from care today.
STATESBORO, GA
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GBI To Investigate Officer Involved Shooting

**The Toombs County Sheriff's Office issued the following press release Tuesday morning:**. On Tuesday, June 28th, 2022, the Toombs County Sheriff’s Office requested the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) Region 12 Eastman Office to conduct an independent investigation of an officer involved shooting. No deputies were injured in this incident.
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Eagles add two non-conference games to future football schedule

STATESBORO, Ga. — Georgia Southern announced the addition of two non-conference football games on Tuesday. The Eagles will host South Carolina State University on Sept. 14, 2024, and University of North Alabama on Sept. 5, 2026, at Allen E. Paulson Stadium. Georgia Southern has never lost to SCSU meanwhile...
STATESBORO, GA

SPD seeks help after woman struck by gunfire

Statesboro Police Department (SPD) officers heard gunfire in the area of Pine Street in the City of Statesboro at 11:31 pm, Saturday, June 25, 2022. SPD officers responded and secured the area, being notified shortly afterward that a 20 year old female had been transported to East Georgia Regional Medical Center by private vehicle.
STATESBORO, GA

GS annual economic impact soars to more than $1B

The latest report released by the University System of Georgia (USG) shows that Georgia Southern (GS) continues to have a strong economic impact on the region. It significantly contributed to the USG’s $19.3 billion total economic impact between July 1, 2020, and June 30, 2021. The report indicates that GS annual economic impact has soared to more than $1 billion for FY 2021. This is a 7.4% increase over FY 2020.
STATESBORO, GA

Deacon James Willie Rock

Deacon James Willie Rock, age 73, of Statesboro, GA., passed away peacefully on Sunday morning, June 26, 2022 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center. He was a Bulloch County native and retired as a custodian from Upson County Board of Education in Thomaston, GA. He was a member of the...
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