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Time for Turpentine Festival

The Portal Heritage Society will be cooking turpentine this year at the 29th Annual Catface Country Turpentine Festival, thanks to a group who helped secure pine tar, an increasingly rare commodity that is essential in distilling turpentine. The tar was procured from a location in Mexico, said Portal Heritage Society member Jerry Lanigan.

September 28, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Local man: Someone 'kidnapped' my angel

Two years ago, when Joseph Wright's wife passed away, he was consumed with grief. To help ease his loss, he took up a project his wife Evelyn had left unfinished - painting a ceramic angel statue.

September 27, 2010 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Local


Report: Local woman knifes man Saturday

A woman who suspected her husband of infidelity sliced him several times with a knife Saturday, according to Statesboro Police reports.

September 27, 2010 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Local


Mixing family & politics

A large crowd at Georgia Southern University's Hanner Fieldhouse Wednesday night got a few laughs out of two polar political opposites who just happen to be married.

September 26, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Life


Political 'stump' meeting is Oct. 9 in downtown Statesboro

Citizens will find more than fresh produce in downtown Statesboro Saturday, Oct. 9. The 2010 Leadership Bulloch class is sponsoring an old-fashioned political "stump meeting" at the Statesboro Farmer's Market.

September 25, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Fair parade hopes for no rain

Almost a year has passed since heavy rains washed out the Statesboro Kiwanis-Ogeechee Fair Parade in 2009, the first time in history the parade was canceled. So, plans are for the 2010 parade next month to be better than ever, said chairman Charles Sheets.

September 24, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Couch visualizes 'new town'

Bulloch County Manager Tom Couch envisions a "new town" forming around property recently purchased off Interstate 16 and U.S. 301 South, the proposed site of a second county industrial park.

September 23, 2010 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Local


Political opposites take stage

A large crowd at Georgia Southern University's Hanner Fieldhouse Wednesday night got a few laughs out of two polar political opposites who just happen to be married. James Carville and Mary Matalin, two renowned political commentators, both visited GSU to share insight on today's economy, political issues and how they maintain their marriage.

September 22, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Missing 'cow' mailbox leads to 3 arrests

Two men and a woman were arrested Saturday after witnesses watched them rip up signs, lettering and other items, including a cow mailbox, from several Northside Drive area restaurants.

September 21, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Gas leak prompts night of work for officials

A gas leak Monday night near Grady Johnston Mobile Home Park, just off Fair Road , led to the evacuation of the mobile home park, some nearby businesses and clients of Hometown Inn, said Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn.

September 21, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Strong arm robbery in Portal

Two Portal area victims reported being assaulted and robbed Sunday evening, and responding Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies arrested two suspects on robbery and battery charges, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

September 20, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Hearts and Hands marks opening to community

The third phase of a dream that began two years ago has come to fruition. An idea pushed passionately by a young and ambitious Georgia Southern University student, paired with the support and dedication from the community, resulted in the opening of a dental, health and vision clinic for Bulloch County's less fortunate.

September 20, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Council member accused of taking papers

An independent contractor with the Statesboro Herald is seeking to secure a warrant against Statesboro City Council member Gary Lewis, claiming Lewis stole eight newspapers Thursday morning from a dispenser box at Harvey's grocery store on U.S. Highway 80 West.

September 19, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Woman critical after three-car wreck Tuesday

A man pulling a boat ran a stop sign at Pulaski and High Point roads Tuesday, and a woman who plowed into the boat and trailer remains in critical condition after the wreck.

September 14, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police still seek armed robbery suspect

Statesboro Police are still seeking a woman they say was involved in an armed robbery last week. Tymesha Sharneice "Savage Doll" Hamilton, 24, Leefield Station Road in Brooklet, is considered "armed and dangerous," said Statesboro Police Capt. Scott P. Brunson.

September 13, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Articles By Author - Holli Deal Saxon


Police report -5-27-16; A woman shoplifted two watches for $20 and $18, and was arrested.

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 ...

May 26, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Commission race 2A headed for runoff

One of three Bulloch County Commission races is headed for a runoff, but candidates in the other races swept the votes by significant margins.

May 25, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report -5-26-16; A woman said another woman pepper-sprayed her in the face.

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 ...

May 25, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Probate judge race goes to runoff

Lorna DeLoach, a legal assistant, and Charles Aaron, a local attorney, will face off July 26 in a runoff election to become Bulloch County's ...

May 25, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Brown wins primary for sheriff’s seat

Bulloch County sheriff's Sgt. Noel Brown defeated Chief Deputy Jared Akins in a sometimes contentious contest Tuesday in the Republican primary for Bulloch County ...

May 25, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report -5-23-16; A woman shoplifted $8 worth of hygiene items.

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 ...

May 25, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Shots fired in dog attack startles children

Shots fired by a Statesboro police officer that killed a reportedly aggressive pit bulldog Monday caused a nearby child care center to send children inside ...

May 24, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


3 commission seats contested

About 11 percent of registered Bulloch County voters took advantage of the early voting period, which ended Friday. The rest will get their chance at ...

May 23, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police Report, 5-24-16: Deputies arrested a woman who had a bag of marijuana hidden in her cleavage.

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 ...

May 23, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


3 seeking Superior Court post

Three candidates are vying for the position of Superior Court Judge for the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit, which spans Bulloch, Effingham, Jenkins and Screven counties.

May 21, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report -5-22-16; Police responded to a call about an unruly juvenile.

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 ...

May 21, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police report -5-21-16; A resident reported the theft of $800 worth of computer equipment.

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 ...

May 20, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police report -5-20-16; A woman reported her car was illegally repossessed.

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 ...

May 19, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Sheriff candidates address overtime issue

During this year's race for the Bulloch County sheriff's seat, candidates Noel Brown and Jared Akins each have addressed topics of interest to ...

May 18, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Akins, Brown talk experience, roles and crime

With the general primary election just days away, Bulloch County sheriff candidates Noel Brown and Jared Akins each are working to reach voters with messages ...

May 18, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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