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Lannie Lee's family takes local honor

Bulloch County farmer Lannie Lee beamed with pride Friday as he accepted a plaque listing his family as the 2010 Bulloch County Farm Family of the Year, an honor bestowed by the Statesboro - Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce Agribusiness committee.

November 19, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Operation Medicine Drop

Over 35,000 pills, weighing almost 40 pounds, won't ever make it to contaminate ground water or cause a child to accidentally overdose, thanks to an effort by the Coalition for a Drug Free Bulloch County. Saturday, Nov. 13, citizens brought unused, unwanted or expired medicines to four local [pharmacies to be disposed of by incineration as part of "Operation Medicine Drop," an event that will hopefully be a regular service to the community.

November 18, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Two arrested on multiple drug charges

After a month-long investigation, Statesboro Police Crime Suppression Unit agents arrested two men on marijuana charges, including sale of the drug near Statesboro High School.

November 17, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Interim city manager gets raise

Statesboro City Council members voted Tuesday to extend interim city manager Frank Parker's contract by six months, as well as give him a raise. Councilman Travis Chance opposed the other council member's votes, stating he did not agree with spending more money when the original reason for hiring Parker was to save money.

November 17, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Ogeechee Tech holds scholarship banquet

About 40 Ogeechee Technical College students enjoyed a banquet Monday in honor of their being awarded scholarships. Statesboro's Bruce Yawn offered a bit of humor and some sage advice as keynote speaker, telling students to pursue their dreams and never give up.

November 16, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


GBI still investigating Bulloch Clerk of Courts office

Georgia Bureau of Investigations agents are still reviewing documents seized in August from the Bulloch County Clerk of Courts office, but no specific crime has yet been determined, said Statesboro GBI Special Agent-in-Charge Micah Ward.

November 15, 2010 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Local


Man killed in single vehicle accident

A Portal man was killed Sunday morning in a single vehicle accident on Ga. 67 near Statesboro, according to Georgia State Patrol Post 45 reports.

November 15, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Veterans Day 2010 - Saying thank you

Tears fell as people became emotional Thursday during the 2010 Veteran's Day Community Service program, sponsored by the American Legion Dexter Allen Post 90. The program was held at Emma Kelley Theater in the Averitt Center for the Arts. The program included patriotic music, words of honor and appreciation for veterans, and memories from those who served.

November 12, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Wild chase ends in arrest

An armed Marine who was reportedly going hunting with a female friend led state troopers and sheriff's deputies on a wild chase early Thursday morning, cutting through cotton fields and switching trucks before hiding in the woods with a .270 rifle.

November 12, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police report 11-10-10

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.

November 09, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


So, who's that guy on the bike?

Most people driving through Statesboro on a regular basis have seen Dennis Perkins. He's not hard to spot, riding a purple bicycle with a home stereo mounted on the handlebars.

November 09, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Councilman settles with Herald carrier

Statesboro City Councilman Gary Lewis agreed Monday to pay a Statesboro Herald independent contractor $1,000, but did not admit to stealing eight newspapers from a Herald newspaper box outside Harvey's on Highway 80 West.

November 08, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Veterans Day 2010

Retired US Air Force Lt. Col. Robert Dannacher will be the keynote speaker Thursday for the 2010 Veteran's Day community service program, held at the Emma Kelly Theater inside the Averitt Center for the Arts.

November 07, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Further charges filed in entering auto cases

Further charges were filed against three Sylvania men suspected in several recent entering auto cases, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

November 05, 2010 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Local


100 years of memories

Irene Brock strolled sprightly down the hall Thursday at Southern Manor Retirement Inn, pushing her walker in front of her and smiling. As she rounded the corner to the activity room, a small crowd of people greeted her with calls of "Happy Birthday!" Brock will be 100 years old Saturday.

November 04, 2010 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Local


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Sales representative aims for county commission seat

Statesboro businessman Curt Deal announced Friday he intends to run for Bulloch County Commission Seat 2A.

February 13, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report -2-14-16; Euthanized at animal shelter — seven dogs and 20 cats.

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review ...

February 13, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police report -2-13-16; A woman was arrested for shoplifting false eyelashes.

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review ...

February 12, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Service dog helps Iraq vet cope with PTSD

The old adage about dog being man's best friend has special meaning for a Brooklet man who returned home from serving his country with ...

February 12, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Longtime businessman reaching for county commission seat

Longtime Statesboro businessman Jasper "Jappy" Stringer announced Wednesday he intends to qualify to run for seat 2C of the Bulloch County Commission.

February 11, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report -2-12-16; A heat lamp caused a barn to burn, resulting in a total loss.

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review ...

February 11, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Register mayor suspended

Register Town council members suspended Mayor John Williams and another town employee Tuesday night in the wake of Williams' admission that he improperly disposed of ...

February 11, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Police report -2-11-16; A woman was arrested after damaging a man’s vehicle.

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review ...

February 10, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Ethridge will not seek re-election to commission

Bulloch County Commissioner Carolyn Ethridge announced Monday that she does not plan to seek re-election to the commission.

February 09, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report -2-10-16; A man said a woman fired several shots near a pond, and pellets hit his home

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review ...

February 09, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Do not pass

While Monday's collision between a school bus and tractor-trailer rig did not involve illegal passing, it calls attention to the fact that a vast ...

February 08, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police Report, 2-8-16: A man reported the theft of an 18-wheeler.

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review ...

February 08, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police report -2-7-16; Euthanized at animal shelter — three dogs and 23 cats.

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review ...

February 06, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Commissioner Thompson to run for chairman

Bulloch County Commissioner Roy Thompson announced Friday he will not run for a fourth term as commissioner holding seat 2C, choosing instead to seek office ...

February 06, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


3 charged in theft from area gambling machines

Three Ft. Valley residents suspected of robbing a gambling machine in a local convenience store Jan. 14 were not elderly, as described in previous sheriff ...

February 05, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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