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DeLoach wins seventh term as Probate Judge

In a race that hadn't been contested in 20 years, incumbent Bulloch County Probate Judge Lee DeLoach kept his seat with a landslide of votes, earning 75.8 percent of the votes to challenger Liz Johnson's 24.1 percent.

November 20, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police arrest Brooklet man in armed robbery

Statesboro Police arrested a man they said robbed a Fair Road convenience store Oct. 30, placing what the victim thought was a gun against her back while demanding cash.

November 20, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Parrish earns another term in District 156

Incumbent Butch Parrish swept away with the race for District 156 Tuesday night, pulling in more than 68 percent of votes with 90 percent of all precincts reporting.

November 19, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Two seriously injured after Saturday morning accident

A woman driving on the wrong side of the road early Saturday morning remains in stable, but serious condition after a collision with an oncoming car, police said.

November 18, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Election Day is here ... finally

Although many voters opted for early voting, there could still be lines today at the polls, said Bulloch County Probate Judge and election superintendent Lee DeLoach.

November 18, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bulloch election turnout may hit 79 percent

Bulloch County election officials predict a 79 percent local turnout when all ballots are counted on Election Day 2008 and local leaders of both the Democratic and Republican parties believe Bulloch and Georgia will maintain its recent tradition of voting more on the Republican side. Opinions, however, differ when they talk about the presidential race on a national level.

November 16, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Former Herald Editor Nancy Welch passes

Nancy Jenkins Welch, former associate editor of the Statesboro Herald, died Friday after a four-year battle with cancer. She was 62 years of age.

November 15, 2008 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Benefit activities for abuse victims to be held this weekend

The Rev. James & Beatrice Grant Foundation, Inc. will hold benefit activities today and Saturday to raise funds for programs for abuse victims and children's education.

November 14, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police: Store clerk locks self in office following robbery

A convenience store clerk dialed 911 after locking herself in the store office following an armed robbery, police said.

November 14, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


McCollar, Parrish race for District 156 state representative

Voters in the state's 156th District, which encompasses portions of Bulloch, Emanuel and Johnson counties as well as Candler County, will decide between incumbent Butch Parrish, Republican, and challenger Jonathan McCollar, Democrat.

November 14, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Drug bust nets 11; more arrests expected

Cooperative efforts between city and county law enforcement netted 11 drug arrests Wednesday, with 11 more expected, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

November 13, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Statesboro Police offer safety tips for Halloween

The "official" trick-or-treating event throughout the Statesboro community will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, said Statesboro Police Capt. Wendell Turner.

November 12, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Probate judge contested for first time in 22 years

For the first time in more than 20 years, the office of probate judge is being challenged.

November 12, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Jones found guilty in Club Jackson’s death

A few days short of a year afterward, a Bulloch County jury found Thomas Lee Jones, Jr. guilty Thursday of the Oct. 28, 2007, shooting death of a man at Club Jackson's on Old Register Road. Bulloch County Superior Court Judge F. Gates Peed presided over the case.

November 11, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police: Local gunshot victim will not disclose shooter

Police want to know who shot a Statesboro woman, but she's not talking.

November 11, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Statesboro’s ‘skirmish’ with Union soldiers remembered

Cannon fire will be heard around 3 p.m. Thursday as members of the Bulloch County Historical Society and other history enthusiasts conduct a ceremony commemorating the 150th anniversary of Gen. William T. Sherman's "March to the Sea" through Statesboro.

December 02, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police Report - 12-2-14; A man was arrested after refusing to pay a bar tab of $112 for 24 beers.

Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Wednesday's print edition. A man was arrested around 1:15 a.m. Nov. 26 at Loco's Grill & Pub for theft of services and public intoxication after he refused to pay a bar tab of $112 for 24 beers. Because of a reporter's mistake, the number of beers was incorrectly reported in Tuesday's Police Report. The Statesboro Herald regrets the error.

December 01, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


3 arrested in 2 recent Statesboro burglaries

Law enforcement officers arrested three men early Wednesday they say are linked to at least two recent burglaries.

December 01, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro property owner claimed ‘negligent’ construction

A counterclaim was filed in a civil suit that recently ended in a mistrial due to allegations of jury tampering.

November 30, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report - 11-30-14; Adopted from animal shelter — eight 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.

November 29, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police Report - 11-29-14; A woman saw a red laser dot aimed at her and one of her dogs.

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.

November 28, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Rocky Ford mayor, clerk resign

Rocky Ford, the small Screven County town facing an ongoing federal investigation into financial matters, encountered yet another challenge last week as its mayor and town clerk both resigned.

November 28, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report - 11-28-14; Deputies responded to a dispute between two women.

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.

November 27, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police report - 11-27-14; Deputies stopped a woman driving a car with a shattered windshield.

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.

November 26, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


8 arrested for ‘ear wax’ possession in Statesboro

A new form of an old drug is making an appearance around the area, and investigators arrested eight suspects recently after finding a quantity of "ear wax," a form of THC, in two locations.

November 25, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report - 11-26-14; Deputies responded to a report of shots fired around 10:30 p.m. Monday.

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.

November 25, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police Report - 11-25-14; 2 women argued over use of a motorized cart at Wal-Mart.

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.

November 24, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Statesboro man caught fleeing Portal road check

Portal police said they arrested a man Friday night after his flight from a road check led to a chase.

November 24, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


GBI probes allegations of jury tampering in Bulloch County civil suit

Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents are looking into allegations of jury tampering that led to a recent mistrial regarding a civil suit filed more than seven years ago.

November 22, 2014 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Column: What do we do about gangs?

After six days of hearing testimony during a murder trial, I have many questions.

November 22, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Columnists/Editorials


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