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Local historic barn being restored, dedicated

Just off U.S. 80 West at Woodrum Road, a bit of history is being preserved. One of Bulloch County's largest mule barns, once a part of the Paul H. Johnson farm, is being restored. A barn dance and dedication for family and invited guests will be held Saturday.

October 31, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GBI takes over Brooklet probe

An internal investigation regarding allegations that a Brooklet police officer acted inappropriately was turned over to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

October 31, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Fair a family affair

With the busiest days of the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair ahead of them, members of the Statesboro Kiwanis Club met Thursday to enjoy a repast provided by Amusements of America, the company which provides the fair's midway each year.

October 31, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Local man charged with battery, public indecency

A man waiting outside a South Main Street convenience store early Wednesday morning exposed himself to a female customer, asked her for a cigarette, then punched her when she refused his request, police reports stated.

October 31, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Statesboro woman killed in car crash

An elderly Statesboro woman was killed Tuesday morning in a car crash on U.S. 80 West near Burkhalter Road.

October 30, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Kiwanis Pancake House has long history

As soon as people enter the fairgrounds, the tantalizing scents come wafting over the air. Some may follow their noses to the cotton candy and funnel cakes, but judging from the long lines each night, many are drawn to the mouthwatering aroma of pancakes and sausage.

October 30, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Midway, wild rides thrill crowd at fair

Flashing lights, twirls and turns, upside down and topsy turvy - the reason most people enjoy carnival rides is the thrill.

October 29, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Parade thrills crowd; officially kicks off fair week

Bands and beauty queens, floats and funny faces, dogs and horses and lots of kids walking, tumbling and waving at the crowd made up the 47th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair parade Monday evening.

October 28, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Kiwanis Fair begins Monday with parade

Side streets will be blocked and traffic will be detoured today as the parade kicking off the 47th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair meanders through downtown Statesboro.

October 27, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


A view of the world through hungry eyes

Inside the Georgia Southern University Russell Union ballroom Monday, 15 students sat at tables covered in linen, dining on herb-encrusted chicken and potatoes on china, with water goblets and iced tea, salad, and a decadent dessert. Butter and a basket of bread accompanied their repast.

October 26, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Hostage situation ends in Bulloch

A three-hour police standoff on Mill Branch Club Road Friday afternoon ended peacefully after an armed man holding three victims hostage gave up and allowed himself to be taken into custody.

October 25, 2008 | by HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police make arrest in home invasion

Police have arrested one suspect and are seeking others they said robbed a Gentilly Road man Sept. 27 after breaking into his home.

October 25, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police Report - October 11

Statesboro Police Arrests

October 25, 2008 | From staff reports | Crime Report


Reports: Pranks by local students leave cars, homes vandalized

High-school homecoming pranks have escalated from simple "rolling" yards with toilet paper to spray painting vehicles, according to recent Bulloch County Sheriff's reports.

October 23, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Brooklet mayor: Meeting was a ‘prank’

Brooklet Mayor Joe Grooms said an advertisement announcing a town hall meeting Monday was a "prank," but assured citizens tonight's called Brooklet City Council meeting is for real.

October 21, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Statesboro man caught fleeing Portal road check

Portal police said they arrested a man Friday night after his flight from a road check led to a chase.

November 24, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


GBI probes allegations of jury tampering in Bulloch County civil suit

Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents are looking into allegations of jury tampering that led to a recent mistrial regarding a civil suit filed more than seven years ago.

November 22, 2014 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Column: What do we do about gangs?

After six days of hearing testimony during a murder trial, I have many questions.

November 22, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Columnists/Editorials


Statesboro murder verdicts: Momon guilty, Griswould acquitted

After a six-day trial, a Bulloch County jury acquitted one of two men Friday charged with murdering a Statesboro preacher, but convicted the other, who was in prison at the time.

November 21, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch County jury gets murder trial

Jurors for the murder trial of a preacher killed in his sleep in June 2013 will resume deliberation today.

November 20, 2014 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Statesboro victim’s wife: I thought he would be beaten, not killed

A woman who pleaded guilty in the "hit style" murder of her husband testified Wednesday in the trial of two men charged in the same case.

November 19, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro murder victim’s stepdaughter denies role in killing

On Tuesday, jurors heard from the stepdaughter of a man shot and killed in a "hit style" murder on June 30, 2013.

November 18, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro murder trial focuses on texts

Cellphone records revealed in court Monday showed what police believe to be evidence that a Statesboro woman plotted with others to have her husband killed.

November 17, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro murder trial begins

Jurors learned Friday that the gun used to kill a Greenbriar Trail man June 30, 2013, was never found.

November 14, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report - 11-14-14; A woman said she had been struck several times by an unknown man.

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 13, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


More volunteers sought to help ‘Feed the Boro’ on Thanksgiving

Volunteers are needed to help feed Bulloch County residents whose circumstances may hinder their ability to otherwise enjoy a Thanksgiving meal.

November 12, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report - 11-13-14; Deputies responded to a report of a woman threatening to harm herself.

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 12, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Veterans Day 2014

A Veterans Day celebration Tuesday focused on the sacrifices of those who served in U.S. wars and why they did.

November 11, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report - 11-12-14; 911 hang-ups — 45 calls.

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 11, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Shooting victim stable; suspect remains at large

A man suspected in shooting a homeowner who interrupted a burglary Monday remains at large, and the victim is listed in stable condition, police said.

November 11, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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