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Agriculture: A Bulloch tradition

Before visitors to the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair can get to the midway, they pass by a part of the fairgrounds that represent the fair's origin and theme. It's not just about rides and cotton candy; the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair is an agricultural fair that celebrates and preserves the rich heritage of the region's agricultural industry.

October 17, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


State of the Fair

In spite of rainy weather that nixed the fair parade Monday and dampened the fairgrounds Wednesday, record attendance Tuesday, paired with hopefully decent weather the rest of the week, could help recoup any losses, said Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair Chairman Darrell Colson.

October 15, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


For the love of the Fair

Sunday, when the 48th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair is over, and carnival workers have finished taking down rides, Statesboro Kiwanis Club members will begin planning next years' fair.

October 14, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


The art of the Fair

While screams echo from the midway outside, the atmosphere in the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair arts and crafts display building is calm and soothing. People browse among chicken wire structures containing treasured artwork, hand painted rocks, crocheted clothing, intricately designed ornaments and more.

October 13, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police arrest 1 armed robbery suspect

Claxton Police arrested a man suspected in four Bulloch County armed robberies after he robbed a Claxton convenience store clerk at knife point Sunday afternoon.

October 13, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Rain washes away parade

Floats were soggy, marching bands were soaked and fire trucks used their windshield wipers Monday as they waited in line for the 48th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Parade to begin. But, it never did.

October 12, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


4 weekend armed robberies

Four convenience store armed robberies over the weekend - three out in the county and one inside the Statesboro city limits - have Statesboro Police and Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators seeking information about possibly three suspects.

October 12, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police Report - October 11

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 10, 2009 | Holli Deal Saxon | Crime Report


Fair Days return

New rides, new entertainment and more fun than ever await visitors this week at the 48th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair, which serves seven counties and draws fair enthusiasts from even further away,

October 10, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Fair week kicks off Monday

It's only a couple days until the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair begins, and Statesboro Kiwanis Club members spent Thursday's lunch meeting discussing final details of the annual fund raising event.

October 08, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Man shot in East Jones attack

Statesboro Police are investigating a Tuesday night shooting that put one man in the hospital and another in jail.

October 07, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Tuskegee Airmen visit GSU

The government said they could not fly in the United States military. Government studies depicted them as inferior, unintelligent, sub-human. But the Tuskegee Airmen, the United State's first squadron of African-American pilots, proved them wrong. Three Tuskeegee Airmen and the widow of a late Airman spoke Tuesday at the Georgia Southern University Information and Technology Building's auditorium. The presentation, sponsored by the Georgia Southern University's Golden Key Honor Society, was free and open to the public.

October 06, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Traffic stop leads to high speed chase Monday morning

A simple traffic stop just after midnight Monday morning turned into a high-speed chase after a man took off just as the deputy got out of his patrol car.

October 05, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


A reminder of caution during Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week begins today in Georgia and Georgia's Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John Oxendine reminds citizens to play it safe. The theme for the week this year is, "Stay Fire Smart! Don't Get Burned!"

October 03, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Cemetery vandalized; $1,000 reward for information

The scene Wednesday at DeLoach-Moore Cemetery, a private family cemetery off Caddie Greene Road in Evans County, could be described in one word: devastation.

October 01, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Police Report, 6-23-15: A woman reported that her mailbox was knocked down sometime overnight.

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.

June 22, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police report - 6-21-15; Police responded to a report of terroristic threats.

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.

June 20, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


County commissioners: Tax increase may be unavoidable

Bulloch County commissioners haven't raised taxes since 2007, but that trend is likely to end in 2015.

June 20, 2015 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Police report - 6-20-15; A man reported fraudulent charges made on his credit card.

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.

June 19, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Trashy problem creates dumpster dilemma

Bulloch County has a trashy problem, and it seems to be getting worse, according to one county official. People are dumping illegally at several unmanned dumpster sites, and it is costing county taxpayers.

June 19, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Excelsior EMC facing two lawsuits

Two class action lawsuits filed in Candler County in May against Excelsior Electric Membership Corporation seek compensation for capital credits not refunded to members, past and present.

June 18, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report - 6-19-15; Someone shattered a large glass window to a commercial building.

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.

June 18, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police report - 6-18-15; A woman said someone wrote on her vehicle in pink lipstick.

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.

June 17, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Crops, people and pets suffer from heat

A high-pressure "dome" hovering over the Southeast is making things pretty hot and dry around Bulloch County, and the heat wave could endanger crops, pets and people.

June 16, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report - 6-17-15; A man reported a windshield shattered by a hammer.

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.

June 16, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police Report, 6-16-15: An unknown woman took off her shoe and struck another woman in the forehead.

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.

June 15, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police report - 6-14-15; Euthanized at animal shelter — 11 dogs and 26 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.

June 13, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Screven fugitive sought

The Screven County Sheriff's Office is seeking a man wanted on parole violation charges after the man fled from deputies serving a warrant Thursday.

June 12, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report - 6-13-15; A woman called police after finding her back porch refrigerator door open.

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.

June 12, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police report - 6-12-15; A man showed deputies letters from a jail inmate threatening harm to him.

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.

June 11, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


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