Amid Spike in COVID-19 Cases, EGRMC Halts Visitors

Community members should take this very seriously and do their part in helping slow the spread of COVID-19.

City of Guyton Plans to Adopt FY 2021 Budget in Conflict with State Law

The City of Guyton has planned two special-called council meetings for this week to adopt the city budget for Fiscal Year 2021, but the timeline for adoption is not in compliance with state law.

4th Bulloch COVID-19 Death: 90-Year-Old Female

Bulloch County EMA confirmed Saturday that the fourth death in Bulloch County related to COVID-19 was a 90-year-old female.

Coastal Georgia’s Unemployment Rate Drops in May

The Coastal region includes Bryan, Bulloch, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh, and Screven counties.

SEGA Weekly Lane Closure Advisory – Ending July 3, 2020

Here are the latest roadwork projects, detours, and lane closures that will impact travel.

Local Gov’t Mulling What to Do with Robert E. Lee Statue in Bryan County

A statue in a Bryan County park has become a point of contention in the community and has prompted city officials to consider whether or not it should be removed.  The Georgia legislature, however, approved legislation last spring prohibiting the removal of monuments - Confederate or otherwise.

SEGA Weekly Traffic Interruption Advisory – Ending 6/28/20

Lane closures are listed below by interstates and counties. There are a number of them this week so you'll want to plan ahead.

Arrest Made in Weekend Homicide of 17-year-old on Bypass in Statesboro

Media Release    Arrest in Haley Hutcheson homicide investigation  6/17/20    On 6/16/20 detectives issued arrest warrants for William Marcus Wilson (21 years old,  Sharpsburg, Ga.) on one count of Felony Murder and one count of Aggravated Assault  in connection with the death of Haley Hutcheson.  The warrants were a result of detailed  investigative work, forensic findings, and tips from civilians.  Wilson surrendered himself  with his attorney at the Statesboro Police Department and was transported to the  Bulloch County Jail for processing.  He remains there pending further judicial action.      This investigation benefited tremendously from information provided to detectives by  persons in the community.  As with most cases, the public’s cooperation was a vital  element in ensuring a timely resolution to this homicide.      As other investigative steps remain in progress, no further releases of information will  be provided until the case is heard in court.  Anyone with additional facts concerning the  case should contact Detective Kreun at 912-764-9911. 

Broadhead: Uptick in Violence Not Exclusive to Statesboro

Chief Mike Broadhead presented at the request of council on Tuesday night on a recent uptick in violence in the City of Statesboro. 

Bulloch County Ranks 81st in State for Census Response, Statesboro Lags the Most

There's room for improvement in Bulloch County for the percentage of households that have returned the United States Census. See the list by city -->