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Turpentine Festival to be held this coming weekend

Thousands of visitors will converge upon the town of Portal this coming weekend to enjoy a celebration of the town's rich agricultural heritage - the Catface Country Turpentine Festival.

October 12, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Local woman caught ditching drugs in jail

A woman arrested on outstanding warrants racked up some additional charges when she was caught on video ditching drugs into a jail waste container.

October 11, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Investigators looking into two Ga. 67 burglaries Tuesday

Sheriff's investigators are looking into two restaurant burglaries that took place between late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning.

October 11, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Local boy, 12, suffers 4 broken limbs after motorcycle crash

A boy who struck a truck while riding his motorcycle Wednesday suffered broken bones and is in stable condition, said Georgia State Patrol Senior Trooper Tommy Sisson.

October 11, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair kicks off in less than three weeks

In just a few weeks, the traffic along Fair Road will more than quadruple at night and the lights of the midway will entice passersby as the 47th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair arrives.

October 10, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


USDA distributes commodities to Bulloch locals in need

For a slide show of photographs, click HERE.

October 10, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Teams needed for Third Annual Cultural Clays Skeet Shoot

Teams are needed for the Third Annual Cultural Clays Skeet Shoot Tournament benefiting the Averitt Center for the Arts, said Statesboro Arts Council Board Member Theresa Beebe Novotny.

October 09, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Report: Woman claiming terminal cancer steals jeans from Dollar General

A woman who claimed to be dying of cancer was caught shoplifting a pair of jeans Tuesday, according to Statesboro Police reports.

October 09, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bulloch leaders try to conserve gasoline, develop shortage plan

In light of recent gasoline shortages and the rising cost of fuel, Bulloch County leaders are making efforts to conserve.

October 09, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Leaders discuss city/county future, school district at Legislative Breakfast Forum

Consolidation of city and county government would be an interesting concept - in the future, said a couple of local leaders Tuesday morning at the Legislative Breakfast Forum hosted by the Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce.

October 08, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


'Fahrenheit 451' chosen for One Book, One community project

The community has voted, and the book featured in Statesboro and Bulloch County's second "One Book, One Community" project will be Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451."

October 07, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police: Man attempts to flee from court; charged with escape

A Savannah man apparently did not like what a Bulloch County judge said regarding his probation violation sentence, and acted out in court before fleeing, police said.

October 04, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police: Armed robber shot with own gun

Police said a man who robbed another at gunpoint ended up shot in the arm by his own gun during a struggle with the victim.

October 03, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police: Man enters local bar with handgun; no shots fired

A disgruntled patron, incensed after being ejected from a university-area bar, returned after closing time with a hand gun, police said.

October 02, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


United Way kicks off 2008 campaign with $600,000 goal

United Way of Southeast Georgia hopes to collect a cool $600,000 this year, said 2008-2009 campaign chairman Barry Westbrooks as he spoke Wednesday morning before a crowd of team leaders and guests.

October 02, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Georgia EPD investigates Portal sewage spill

The Georgia Environmental Protection Division is investigating what it terms a "major" sewage spill at a retention pond used by the city of Portal.

February 05, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report - 2-5-15; Police encountered a woman who had vomit on her clothes.

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.

February 04, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Georgia Department of Revenue joins Statesboro police on alcohol checks

The Statesboro Police Department is not alone in ensuring that city businesses that sell alcohol do so within the law.

February 04, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro man faces 72 peeping Tom counts

A Statesboro man faces more than 70 felony charges after investigators discovered an assortment of revealing photographs of women he apparently took without permission, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

February 04, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report - 2-4-15; A man shoplifted an air mattress and juice.

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.

February 03, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Statesboro Herald seeks Deen Day Smith nominations

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2015 Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind awards.

February 03, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police Report - 2-3-15; Neighbors reported explosions; a man was blowing up beaver dams.

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.

February 02, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Officers fight with armed man in Statesboro

A traffic stop Friday night quickly turned dangerous when an armed man fled from deputies, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

February 02, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Park Avenue shooting suspect in custody

A man suspected of shooting a Park Avenue homeowner Nov. 10 is in custody, with warrants pending for his arrest.

February 02, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch deputies hold public ‘use of force’ training

Voices echoed loudly, music blared from a truck radio and, suddenly, the sound of gunfire pierced the night air Tuesday as a crowd gathered in the Bulloch County Jail parking lot.

January 31, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


2 local clubs close, crime drops

The closing of two downtown clubs contributed greatly to a significant drop in crime last year, police said.

January 31, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report - 2-1-15; Euthanized at animal shelter — 36 dogs and a 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.

January 31, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


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