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Local farmers relieved by rainfall; still more needed

Rainfall across Bulloch County Wednesday helped the row crops and hay planted by area farmers, but more rain is needed in the coming weeks, said Bulloch County Extension Agent Wes Harris.

June 13, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Date set for Futch double murder trial

The trial of three suspects in a double murder that occurred over two and a half years ago is tentatively set for Aug. 25, said a spokesman for Bulloch County Superior Court Judge John R. Turner's office.

June 12, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Memorial Day Observance held at Emma Kelly Theater

The Hon. William Josiah Neville reminded people Monday to remember not just the fallen soldiers from past and current wars, but to remember the "walking, living dead" who suffer mental illness related to war experiences.

June 10, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Boro man found guilty in 2006 killing

A Bulloch County jury found Frederico Shunard Mikell guilty Friday of several charges stemming from a shootout and homicide on Orange Street in the fall of 2006.

June 08, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bulloch Memorial Day observance at Averitt Center

The Hon. William Josiah Neville will speak Monday at the Fourth Annual Memorial Day observance held at 11 a.m. in the Emma Kelly Theater at the Averitt Center for the Arts.

June 08, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


School construction continues

School's out for summer, but school construction goes on. Whether it's the final touches of the new Statesboro High School, wing extensions at Langston Chapel and Southeast Bulloch middle schools, a new wing at Brooklet Elementary or plans being drawn up for the new Portal Middle High School, workers are continuing their tasks while the classrooms are empty.

June 06, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Jail complex named after former sheriff Arnold Ray Akins

Former Bulloch County Sheriff Arnold Ray Akins was visibly moved Wednesday as he watched current sheriff Lynn Anderson unveil a new sign in front of the Bulloch County Jail.

June 06, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Clito man arrested on child molestation charges

A Clito man is behind bars after Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies arrested him on charges of molesting a teenage relative.

June 05, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


City of Statesboro employee charged with theft

Police arrested a City of Statesboro employee last week on charges of stealing city property – gasoline and motor vehicle parts.

June 04, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Seriousness of simulated attack at Paulson amazes Herald reporter

(Note: The following is an account of Thursday's hostage drill at Paulson Stadium by Statesboro Herald reporter Holli Deal Bragg. The drill was conducted as if the situation was very real. Here is the drill reported as if it was real.)

June 01, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Drill at Paulson a success

On one hand, it was a drill that tested the skills of local law enforcement and public safety officials. On the other hand, it was role playing at its best and an opportunity for those involved to have a little fun.

May 30, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Law enforcement to participate in drill at Paulson Thursday

Citizens driving past Paulson Stadium this morning may be concerned about the saturation of law enforcement and public safety officials in the area, but it's only a drill.

May 29, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


BOE honors retiring employees at RJ's

Imagine 37 years spent working in education. That's how many years Brooklet Elementary School Principal Priscilla Clifton has dedicated to helping young people, and now she's retiring.

May 29, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Twister in Bulloch?

National Weather Service agents are still working to determine whether a storm that ripped apart a mobile home in the Nevils area, as well as caused damage elsewhere in the county, was in fact a tornado.

May 27, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Help 'Stamp Out Hunger' Saturday by placing food beside your mailbox

Join others across the nation Saturday in helping "Stamp Out Hunger" by placing nonperishable foods in a bag or box beside your mail box Saturday.

May 23, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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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


Families in Evans, Bulloch displaced by fires

Two residential fires over the weekend displaced families, but no one was seriously injured, according to fire department authorities.

November 11, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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