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.

Statesboro J.C. Penney Store Among Those to Close

The J.C. Penney store at the Statesboro Mall is among the stores slated to close in the very near future. 

Registration open for free family fishing events

These Family Fun Camps are geared toward beginner anglers interested in learning more about Coastal Georgia.

Georgia Southern And Ogeechee Tech Create ‘Automatic Admission’ Program

The agreement creates an Accelerated Transfer Program that allows students who have been denied admission to Georgia Southern to enter Ogeechee Technical College (OTC) with intent to transfer to Georgia Southern at a later date.

Crane Arrives On-site for 16@95 Improvement Projects

This crane will be used for the installation of deep pilings for the foundation of the two new bridges that will connect I-95 southbound to I-16 eastbound and I-16 westbound to I-95 southbound.

REPORT: Against Plea of Deputy, EMH Discharged Man Who Later Died in Officer-Involved Shooting

Evans County deputies responded to six calls involving Yassin Mohamed, the man who later died in an officer involved shooting. One of those calls included a transport to Evans Memorial Hospital where a deputy was reportedly told the man 'was not a candidate' for 1013 mental health treatment.

Video Sheds Light on Hours Leading Up to Officer-Involved Shooting in Evans County

Video from the dash camera of a Claxton Police Department patrol video shows the temperament and demeanor of a man who later died in an officer-involved shooting with an Evans County Sheriff’s deputy over the weekend. Public records obtained by AllOnGeorgia indicate that the man who died during the altercation was detained by law enforcement officials earlier in the evening, but was released instead of being booked at the Evans County jail.

GBI Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Evans County

The Georgia Bureau is Investigation is conducting an investigating after an officer-involved shooting overnight in Claxton.

Bulloch County Fire Ruled Arson

Fire Investigators with the Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner’s Office have determined a fire that occurred shortly after 10:30 P.M. on May 1 at an unoccupied Bulloch County residence was intentionally set.