Escaped burglary convict caught near Portal
An escapee from Colquitt County Correctional Institute, convicted of committing several burglaries and other crimes in Bulloch County, was apprehended Thursday in the Portal area.
Fire displaces family of 6 in Portal
The fire broke out early Monday morning at a home on Pleasant Lane in Portal. Members of the Statesboro Chapter of the American Red Cross are helping the 4 adults and 2 young children, a 1-year-old and 2-year-old, with food, infant supplies, clothing, shoes and a place to stay.
8 arrested for not paying child support
Editor's note: Because of ongoing computer system problems at the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office, the mug shots of the suspects were not available Tuesday.
Portal family's home burns down
This is all that was left after a home belonging to Cynthia Raymond, of Rocky Ford Road in Portal, burned to the ground Nov. 9. Having lost everything, a Portal family is making do under rough circumstances but hoping and praying for generosity.
Another LCMS educator wins top district honor
Langston Chapel Middle School chorus teacher Lawanda Allen coaxes the right notes from her seventh grade chorus class Thurday.
State: Tie vote on yes-no question means it doesn't pass
Though supported by just as many people who opposed the notion, Sunday sales of package alcohol in the city of Portal will remain prohibited.
3 local schools get - Reward' status
Three area schools earned state "Reward" status this year, according to a list released Tuesday by the Georgia Department of Education.