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Judge to decide if Marc Wilson is responsible for funeral expenses

STATESBORO, Ga. (WTOC) - Last week, a judge sentenced Marc Wilson to ten years in prison for the shooting death of Haley Hutcheson. Tuesday, the case came back to court for another possible part of sentencing. In court, attorneys argued to the judge whether Marc Wilson should be held financially...
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Man wanted in Candler County for kidnapping investigation

CANDLER COUNTY, Ga. (WTGS) — The Candler County Sheriff's Office announced they're looking for a man who's wanted in connection to an ongoing kidnapping investigation. According to the sheriff's office, Clayton Lang fled from officials and is considered armed. In addition to being wanted in connection to a kidnapping investigation, Lang has multiple outstanding arrest warrants in other counties.
CANDLER COUNTY, GA
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Screven County slaying blamed on dispute over dog shooting

SYLVANIA, Ga. - A dispute over a wounded dog turned deadly for a man in Screven County who became the 41st known victim of a deadly crime surge that’s been sweeping the CSRA. This latest deadly shooting happened around 12:11 p.m. Sunday on Friendship Road in a mobile home...
SCREVEN COUNTY, GA

GBI: 1 dead, 1 injured in shooting in Sylvania

SCREVEN COUNTY, Ga. (WSAV) — One man is dead and a woman is injured following a shooting in Screven County over the weekend. According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI), on Sunday, Sept. 25 at around noon, Screven County deputies responded to a 911 call about shots fired and two people being shot on […]
SCREVEN COUNTY, GA
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State Operations Center to be activated Monday | Georgians urged to be weather aware this week

Atlanta, GA – In coordination with Director Chris Stallings of the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS), the National Weather Service, and other storm response partners, Governor Brian P. Kemp has ordered the activation of the State Operations Center on Monday, September 26, 2022, to prepare for any potential impact from Tropical Storm Ian later in the week.
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Georgia Southern celebrates ‘40 Under 40’ Class of 2022

The Georgia Southern University Alumni Association “40 Under 40” Class of 2022 was recognized at a ceremony on Sept. 23 at the Eugene M. Bishop Alumni Center in Statesboro. The annual honor recognizes young alumni who have made significant strides in business, leadership, community, educational or philanthropic endeavors.
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Bulloch County Schools is monitoring Hurricane Ian

Bulloch County Schools is monitoring weather conditions that may affect our area. As more accurate weather predictions become available later this week, we will communicate additional information. The school district has alerted its employees and families and asked them to remain alert and to monitor lines of communication and local...
STATESBORO, GA
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160 years later: Remembering the Battle of Antietam and the ‘preliminary’ Emancipation Proclamation that reshaped American history

On Sept. 22, 1862, President Abraham Lincoln changed the course of American history by announcing that enslaved people would soon be free. Commonly referred to as the ‘preliminary’ Emancipation Proclamation, Lincoln’s action that day was emboldened by a Union victory at the Battle of Antietam only days earlier. Considered the bloodiest battle in American history, nearly 23,000 men lost their lives in a single day.
STATESBORO, GA

Statesboro talks violence prevention at community forum

The Violence Prevention Task Force of the One Boro Commission hosted Securing Statesboro: Beyond the Numbers, a violence prevention forum, at the Statesboro Family YMCA on Saturday, September 10th. This was the second annual forum. The meeting was open to all who wished to come and focused on educating attendees...
STATESBORO, GA
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Fair Road traffic leads to multiple accidents

Fair Road has seen a multitude of accidents since the beginning of this year. Why it matters: Busy intersections and distant crosswalks lead to traffic incidents within this area. “Since the first, we have had 43 vehicle crashes in the roadway between Tillman and the Arby’s on Fair Road,” said...
STATESBORO, GA
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Alumnus returns to direct fall mainstage show

When Travis Spangenburg (‘13) stepped on the Jenkins Hall Mainstage to direct theater students on Georgia Southern University’s Armstrong Campus, he was immediately taken back to his days as a student performer. “It was where I met some of my closest friends and began to grow my own...
STATESBORO, GA
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Timing of Ian could cause damage to agriculture

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - Ian’s effects in our area could put some of our region’s biggest crops in jeopardy. Almost everyone in South Georgia agriculture has their eyes on Ian and the path it takes and the potential damage it could do this late in the growing season.
BULLOCH COUNTY, GA
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Friends of the Library store is a hidden gem for book lovers

Located in downtown Statesboro just off North College Street, lies Statesboro’s hidden gem for book lovers: The Friends of the Library Bookstore. From vintage classics to good as new best sellers, you will definitely walk out of the bookstore with a great find. They have a variety of books from children’s to adults’. Books sections include Fantasy/Sci Fi, History, Cookbooks, Inspirational, Self-Help, Romance and more. They also have a section dedicated to authors with 10 or more books.
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Georgia Southern Hires Former UNC Assistant Allyson Sweeney as Head Coach

Georgia Southern named Allyson Sweeney as its next head coach on Monday, replacing Amanda Caldwell a few weeks after she left for Tulane. Current photo via Georgia Southern Athletics. The NCAA Division I head coaching carousel has almost reached its conclusion with season-opening meets approaching fast on the schedule. Georgia...
STATESBORO, GA
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Historical Society and Averitt Center for the Arts Host Annual “Ol’ Scarecrow Statesboro Medicine Show” for Third Graders in Bulloch County

This week the Bulloch County Historical Society, in partnership with the Averitt Center for the Arts, hosted its annual “Ol’ Scarecrow Statesboro Medicine Show” for third-grade students in Bulloch County’s public and private elementary schools. For 14 years, local puppeteers have used various forms of puppetry,...
BULLOCH COUNTY, GA
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