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Riverkeeper sues EPD over fish kill spill

The Ogeechee Riverkeeper organization filed a lawsuit Friday against the Georgia Environmental Protection Division. The suit claims EPD failed to protect citizens and honor their right to have input on a recent consent order against a textiles plant blamed for a massive fish kill.

October 21, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


The thrill of the ride

Speed, thrills, flashing lights and lots of motion brought screams, laughter and a few green faces Friday night as the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair enjoyed its 50th aniversary. The scene was a far cry from the first Fairs in Bulloch County; instead of a few small thrill rides, the midway is crammed with dozens of large thrill rides, exciting kiddie rides and rows upon rows of games of chance.

October 21, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police Report 10-22-11; A man reported the theft of an air conditioner unit.

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.

October 21, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Fan-fare for Fair treats

The aisles were crowded, with people of all walks of life packed as tightly as canned sardines, waiting.

October 20, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Petting zoo draws animal lovers of all ages

As children and adults crowded underneath the tent near the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair entrance, Bam Bam the camel stretched his neck, bared his teeth in a grin and begged for attention.

October 19, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bear spotted in the area

An unexpected visitor was spotted at the Greasy Corner Hunting Club property recently. While hunters prepare for deer season by setting out bait, they were unprepared for a black bear.

October 19, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Fair goes hog wild

The scene Tuesday night in the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair livestock barn was controlled chaos as local youth worked to keep their hogs in front of a judge.

October 18, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police seek suspects in stabbing case

Statesboro Police has identified two suspects in an Oct. 13 stabbing at Morris Heights Apartments and hopes citizens will help apprehend the suspected offenders.

October 18, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Hotel clerk robbed at gunpoint

Three masked men robbed a local hotel Monday night, and Statesboro Police are seeking information on the suspects and incident.

October 18, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Jump-starting the fun

Like a magnet, excitement drew a crowd to downtown Statesboro Monday, where the 50th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair parade kicked off a week of fun.

October 17, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Churches unite to help the homeless

An unfilled need in Bulloch County has sparked a group of people with compassion and generosity to form the Open Hearts Community Mission, a nonprofit organization that hopes to address the homeless problem in the community.

October 17, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Time for Fair days

Cool, clear nights, a parade, and a week filled with thrills, fried Twinkies and entertainment can mean only one thing: the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair is here.

October 15, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Council hopeful's car vandalized, signs taken

Statesboro city council candidate Lance Turner said Friday he wonders if he's the victim of some political dirty tricks after his car was vandalized and his campaign signs stolen Thursday.

October 14, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


1 wounded in Morris Heights stabbing

A Statesboro man is listed in stable condition after being stabbed multiple times Thursday afternoon. Police hope citizens will help identify and locate the offender.

October 13, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Restocking the river

A handful of citizens, legislators and wildlife officials watched Wednesday as thousands of tiny, baby fish were released into the Ogeechee River.

October 12, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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State fire marshal investigating cause of Register Town Hall fire

The state fire marshal will return today to continue an investigation of the early-morning blaze that destroyed the Register Town Hall.

April 10, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police Report, 4-11-17: Someone reported a man in a black truck was running over mailboxes.

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 ...

April 10, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Sunday morning fire destroys Register Town Hall

Fire destroyed the Register Town Hall early Sunday morning in a blaze Bulloch County Fire Chief Christopher Ivey said could be arson. "We aren't ...

April 09, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report -4-9-17; Euthanized at animal shelter — six dogs and four 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 ...

April 08, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Escape attempt fails

A man being processed at the Bulloch County Jail tried to escape from an interview room Wednesday night, but jail staff thwarted his attempts.

April 07, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report -4-8-17; A man reported a .380 pistol stolen from his golf cart.

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 ...

April 07, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Heart patient recovering; prayers, donations needed

A Portal native and heart patient who was recently hospitalized for a brain bleed due to an infection is asking for prayers and a little ...

April 06, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report -4-7-17; A woman said it appears someone tried to kick in her door.

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 ...

April 06, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Metter insurance agent faces fraud charges

A former Metter insurance agent was jailed Tuesday on charges of insurance fraud.

April 05, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Severe weather rakes area

Despite two tornado warnings and several apparent funnel cloud sightings around Bulloch County Wednesday evening, the only damage reported were some downed trees.

April 05, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report -4-5-17; A man was treated at the hospital for a stab wound.

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 ...

April 04, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police Report, 4-4-17: A man said someone threw an egg and poured flour on his car.

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 ...

April 03, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police report -4-2-17; Euthanized at animal shelter - 5 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 ...

April 01, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police report -4-1-17; A man reported the theft of three chain saws.

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 ...

March 31, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Deputy saves child’s life after ATV accident

A quick-thinking Bulloch County sheriff's deputy was commended for his actions that saved a child's life after an all-terrain vehicle accident Wednesday.

December 08, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


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