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County fire department to receive $72,000 grant to fund new equipment

A government matching grant to the tune of $72,000 will help fund the purchase of at least eight thermal imaging cameras for the Bulloch County Fire Department.

January 06, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


BOE to discuss, possibly approve school calendars at Thursday meeting

Bulloch County Board of Education members are slated to discuss and possibly approve the 2009-2010 and 2010-2011 school calendars Thursday during an organizational meeting held at 6:30 p.m. in the William James Educational Complex on Williams Road.

January 06, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police searching for two armed robbers

Statesboro Police are investigating an armed robbery that may have been intended to be a simple burglary.

January 05, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


New SHS to open to students Wednesday

In spite of a few setbacks, Statesboro High School will indeed open for classes Wednesday morning, said Bulloch County School Assistant Superinten-dent Charles Wilson.

January 05, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police: Man stabbed brother in arm over television argument

A Statesboro man stabbed his brother in the arm Saturday during an argument over who would watch TV and who would use the television to play video games.

January 05, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Students to return to new school

Statesboro High School students will be going back to classes Jan. 7 in a new building, said Bulloch County Assistant School Superintendent Charles Wilson.

January 04, 2009 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Local man found safe in field

A volunteer searcher found a man who had been missing since early Friday morning asleep in a field. Donald Wiggins, 76, was dehydrated and scratched a little from briars, but otherwise, he was in good physical condition, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

January 04, 2009 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


The crown of service for one Boro woman

A childhood of beauty pageants and a heart of gold led a Statesboro woman to an international title and the opportunity to represent Georgia and the United States while promoting volunteerism.

January 03, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Locals distribute Toys for Tots

Santa knocked on the door, and a voice from inside asked " Who is it?"

January 03, 2009 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Lt. Gov. Cagle gives to local food bank

Georgia's Lt. Governor Casey Cagle was in town Friday, bearing gifts of food for the Statesboro Food Bank.

January 03, 2009 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Authorities hunt for missing man

After hours of searching, law enforcement officers still had not located an elderly man reported missing Friday from his Nessmith Road residence.

January 03, 2009 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Investigator: Woman beat 5-year-old child with hands, mop handle

A woman beat her 5-year-old child with her hands, then a mop handle, and attacked a man who intervened with the mop handle. Then, she tried to run the man over with her vehicle, said Bulloch County Sheriff's Chief Investigator Capt. Todd Hutchens.

January 02, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Local man offers $3,000 reward in burglary

A man is offering a $3,000 reward for information leading to the conviction of persons responsible for a burglary Tuesday at his Kendricks Road home.

January 01, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Giving life in death

From death comes life in the case of Anthony Thomas Puckett Jr., a 17-year-old killed in a construction accident at Georgia Southern University in August.

December 31, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Statesboro Herald carrier critically injured Tuesday

A Statesboro Herald newspaper carrier was critically injured early Tuesday in a single vehicle accident on P.W. Clifton Road near Leefield.

December 31, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Turpentine Festival celebrates Portal history

Live music, plenty of food, crafts and children's rides will bring folks from all over the region to the town of Portal on Saturday, when the community celebrates the 33rd Annual Catface Country Turpentine Festival.

October 01, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police Report - 9-30-14; 911 was called about missing boy, 3. He was found sleeping under a pillow.

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 29, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Column: The problem of underage drinking

Michael Kaas is a young man who recently posted a petition on Change.org in protest of local police enforcing laws regarding underage drinking. He complains that arresting Georgia Southern students is ruining their lives.

September 27, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Columnists/Editorials


Police report - 9-28-14; Euthanized at animal shelter — 11 dogs and 11 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 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 27, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police report - 9-27-14; A woman reported a man exposing himself to passing vehicles.

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 26, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police report - 9-26-14; Police found a group of underage students drinking in an apartment.

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 25, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police Report - 9-25-14; Someone shot paint balls at a woman's house

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 24, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Vince Dooley serves as opening act to his wife

Barbara Dooley stole the show Wednesday evening as she and her husband, legendary University of Georgia football coach Vince Dooley, spoke at the Ninth Annual Steak and Burger Dinner, a fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Club of Bulloch County.

September 24, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


5 arrested on drug charges in Statesboro apartment complex

Two separate search warrants last week resulted in five drug arrests at Cambridge at Southern/The Palms apartments, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

September 24, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police Report - 9-24-14; A man wheeled $400 worth of groceries out of Wal-Mart 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 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 23, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Council members say they won’t abstain from alcohol licensing vote

Two Statesboro city councilmen who acknowledge being friends with a bar owner facing an upcoming licensing hearing say there is no reason for abstaining from voting on the issue.

September 21, 2014 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


‘Tales from the Tomb’ gets earlier start this year

Statesboro and Bulloch County will become "historically spooky" when the "Tales from the Tomb" tours begin.

September 20, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bar security in the Boro

The recent death of an 18-year-old Georgia Southern University student after police say he was beaten at a local bar has focused public attention on what bouncers are legally allowed to do when it comes to handling trouble.

September 20, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report - 9-21-14; Adopted from animal shelter — three dogs and one cat.

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 20, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


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