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Ga. Historical Society honors Sen. Jack Hill

Georgia Sen. Jack Hill was honored Monday by a "presidential citation" from Dr. Todd Gross, president of the Georgia Historical Society. The presentation was made during a meeting of the Bulloch County Historical Society, which considers Hill one of their own.

September 21, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Del Presley speaks about 'The New Deal' in Bulloch

If Bulloch County could overcome the Great Depression and show marked progress under Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal, then maybe there is hope that things will improve following the current recession.

September 21, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Entry deadline for Fair Parade is Oct. 1

Time is running out to apply for participation in the 2009 Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair Parade, which will march through downtown Statesboro Monday, Oct. 12, beginning at 5 p.m.

September 18, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Boro mother, cancer victim receive wish

Who says wishes don't come true? An organization that focuses on making dreams become reality for children with terminal illness makes sure wishes are granted, but the Make-A-Wish Foundation needs help in raising the funds to pay for those wishes.

September 16, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police seek third suspect in 'strong-arm' robbery Tuesday

Statesboro Police are seeking a third suspect in a "strong-arm" robbery that took place Tuesday at Butler Homes. Officers arrested a woman and one of her sons in connection with the robbery and attack and have issued warrants for another of her sons.

September 16, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


$1.2M raised for GSU

For the 36th year in a row, Statesboro and Bulloch County opened up pockets and poured forth an impressive sum of money for A Day for Southern.

September 15, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Deputies capture burglary suspect

Calls Saturday night and early Sunday morning had Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies, as well as Georgia State Patrol troopers and the Reidsville State Prison K-9 unit out around the Reedy Branch Road area near Nevils, seeking a burglary suspect, said Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

September 13, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Leader talks about hunt for Saddam

Lieutenant Col. Steve Russell, Ret., held his audience captive Thursday as he spoke about his U.S. Army unit's determined hunt for Saddam Hussein.

September 13, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Rice: ‘Education is key’

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice delivered a strong message Tuesday night as she spoke to several thousand people in Georgia Southern University's Hanner Fieldhouse: have integrity, have confidence, and get an education if you want to be a leader.

September 08, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police Report - September 6

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.

September 05, 2009 | Holli Deal Saxon | Crime Report


No live Obama in Bulloch

Bulloch County School Superintendent Dr. Lewis Holloway said Friday students will not view President Obama's speech about staying in school Tuesday, but some may view a recording of the speech at a later date.

September 05, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


A Milestone - Averitt Center turns 5

On September 9, 2004, the Averitt Center for the Arts opened to the public. In a letter to the public that appeared in the Statesboro Herald, the center's executive director Tim Chapman wrote: "My hope is that you will make the Averitt Center for the Arts a part of your life ... The center is coming to improve your quality of life. That is our goal." After five years of hundreds of plays, musicals, dramas, concerts, art exhibits, dance recitals, movies, camps, classes, beauty shows, weddings and even a film festival, it's easy to say the Averitt Center has ...

September 05, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Grice out; Brannen in mayor's race

In a surprising move just minutes from deadline, Statesboro mayoral candidate Dewaye Grice withdrew from the race, handing the mayor's seat over to Statesboro City Councilman Joe Brannen, who had qualified just 15 minutes earlier.

September 04, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Anderson: Lock it or lose it

Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies responded to six calls last week where victims reported valuables were taken from 10 different vehicles. In all those cases, the windows were not shattered; convertible tops were not slashed nor were the items stolen after someone picked a lock.

September 02, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Man robbed at gunpoint Sunday

A man was robbed at gunpoint early Sunday morning in what appears to be an increasingly common incident - one or more men approach a victim, pull a gun, demand cash and other valuables, then flee on foot.

September 01, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Police Report, 7-28-15: A man reported a TV and king-size bed stolen.

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.

July 27, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Public gets its say on tax increase

The Bulloch County Board of Commissioners will hold two hearings Tuesday and a third on Aug. 4 to allow input from citizens concerning a proposed increase in property taxes of 18.1 percent.

July 25, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police Report, 7-26-15: Two women argued because one accused the other of changing her birthday.

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.

July 25, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Home invasion suspects arrested

Two men suspected in a July 6 home invasion are now behind bars. Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson said the men ransacked the house on Bella Terra Road near Brooklet while an elderly couple hid in a locked bedroom during the robbery.

July 24, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police Report, 7-25-15: Two men got into a fight after one man took a stuffed animal from the other.

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.

July 24, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police report - 7-24-15; A man's fiancee and ex-wife argued, then fought

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.

July 23, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


High speed chase driver 'combative'

A man who caused a four-car crash Wednesday evening in the Denmark community was combative when police arrested him and admitted to having been under the influence of drugs, said Brooklet police Chief Max Meyer.

July 23, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


21 arrested in drug sweep

An early-morning drug sweep in Portal Thursday led to more than 20 arrests, with more suspects expected to be taken into custody Friday. The sting, led by the Statesboro-Bulloch County Crime Suppression Team, began just before dawn when several patrol cars - marked and unmarked - joined wreckers and transport vans at Portal Middle High School on Highway 80 West around 5:30 a.m.

July 23, 2015 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Power outages in southeastern Bulloch County

Power outages for excelsior EMC customers in southeastern Bulloch County Tuesday and Wednesday were caused by "a problem with the …substation," said Excelsior EMC general manager Gary Drake.

July 23, 2015 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


2 deny concealing death of relative

Two people charged in concealing the mysterious death of a Jenkins County woman, then burying her burned remains, have each pled not guilty during arraignment.

July 22, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Brooklet chase reaches over 100 mph; ends in a crash

A man fleeing from Brooklet police led officers from several local law enforcement agencies on a high-speed chase ending in a crash at Highway 67 and Brooklet-Denmark Road around 6 p.m. Wednesday.

July 22, 2015 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Police report - 7-23-15; Two women were arrested after shoplifting SD cards, $76 worth of underwear

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.

July 22, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Statue issue revisited; no action

Tuesday, Bulloch County commissioners once again heard citizens' views regarding a proposal to move a Confederate memorial statue from the county courthouse square, but still they took no action.

July 21, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report - 7-22-15; A juvenile stole a green 1993 Ford Crown Victoria, according to reports.

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.

July 21, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police Report, 7-21-15: An officer saw a man urinating in someone's yard and arrested him.

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.

July 20, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


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