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New exhibit for the birds

Even though the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair has only been open two days, Dave Bacon has already become known as "the pigeon man."

October 23, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Averitt honored

The Georgia Board of Public Safety doesn't usually meet in Statesboro, but Thursday's meeting was an exception. The board held its October meeting at Georgia Southern University's Nessmith-Lane Building in order to honor a former board member, Hal Averitt.

October 23, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Labor of love

During the week of the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair, most folks get at least one chance to visit the annual event, whether it be for the rides on the midway, the food, or the entertainment and exhibits. However, not everyone is afforded that opportunity due to physical and mental limitations.

October 23, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Baseball bat attack

A woman became enraged during an argument Wednesday evening and struck a man in the head with a baseball bat, said Statesboro Police Capt. L. C. Williams, criminal investigations division commander.

October 23, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Traffic accident Saturday leaves driver in critical condition

An Atlanta woman injured Saturday in an accident on Veteran's Memorial Parkway remains in critical condition, police said.

October 23, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Three sentences are not enough

It was the shortest obituary I have ever seen, less than 50 words: "Mr. Gordon Jack Cannady, 64, died Monday night in Statesboro.

October 23, 2006 | Holli Deal Saxon | Columnists


Crack arrests

A drug deal observed by a Statesboro Police detective ended with two adults charged with possession of crack cocaine, and an adult and a juvenile being arrested for selling the drugs.

October 23, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


The Fair: Fun for many, but work for some

Martha Fay Foglio spent Tuesday night at the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair, but she was mostly working.

October 23, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Funnel cakes sweet in more ways than one

Franklin Waters has been busy all week long, pouring funnel cake batter as fast as it could be fried.

October 23, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Youngster enjoys food and rides at the fair

Wade Holland, an 11-year-old from Statesboro, was anxious to hit the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair midway Thursday afternoon.

October 23, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Gunning for the arts

Surrounded by oak trees high on a river bluff, the sportsman hefts his gun to his shoulder. Peering down the barrel, he yells "Pull!" and fires a split second later.

October 16, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Days of midway are here

Those who hope for a clear view of the 45th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair parade Monday at 5 p.m. may wish to grab a spot a little early. The parade, which boasts almost 3,000 participants in about 100 entries, always draws a crowd.

October 16, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Drug agents net alligators in Friday raid

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October 16, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Parade marked opening of Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair

A light mist of rain didn't stop folks from lining the streets of downtown Statesboro Monday afternoon to watch a line of beauty queens, antique tractors, colorful floats and marching bands herald the opening of the 45th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair.

October 16, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Shooting at Eagle Landing Apartments

One man was shot in the head and another received a gunshot wound to the hand during a shooting incident Wednesday night at Eagle Landing Apartments. Police have a man they said was responsible for the shootings in custody.

October 16, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Bulloch County commissioners approve budget

Bulloch County Commissioners approved a fiscal 2015 budget of slightly more than $65 million Tuesday morning.

July 15, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police Report - 7-15-14; A woman said a man snatched her purse around 4 a.m. Sunday.

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.

July 14, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Effingham County man jailed for Bulloch County home invasion

An Effingham County man was jailed Friday, charged with second-degree home invasion, after he broke into a house to reach his estranged wife and children, who had moved away to avoid him because of domestic violence, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

July 14, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police Report - 7-11-14; A woman called police after hearing her roommate and a man arguing.

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.

July 10, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police Report - 7-10-14; A woman told police that a man she knows continuously follows her.

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.

July 09, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Bulloch County Clerk of Courts Office employee arrested

An employee of the Bulloch County Clerk of Courts Office was arrested Tuesday on theft and other charges after evidence showed she took more than $3,000 in citation money, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

July 09, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


2 men charged with drug offenses, animal cruelty in Statesboro

Two men were jailed Monday on animal cruelty and drug charges after officers discovered injured dogs, cocaine, marijuana and "Molly," a drug similar to Ecstasy, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

July 09, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Couch proposes cautious Bulloch County budget

While revenues are slightly up and the economy appears to be improving, Bulloch County commissioners are still making conservative budget decisions.

July 09, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police Report - 7-9-14; Officers responded to a domestic call in which a woman threatened another.

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.

July 08, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police Report - 7-8-14; A woman asked police to take her boyfriend from her home because he is lazy.

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.

July 07, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


2nd defendant pleads in 2013 murder of Statesboro man

A woman charged in the "hit style" murder of her mother's husband has accepted a plea bargain.

July 07, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police Report - 7-5-14; A woman said she was harassed by text about a Facebook post.

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.

July 04, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


All workers safe after blaze in Great Dane's Statesboro plant

A fire Thursday afternoon at Statesboro's Great Dane plant resulted in no major injuries, but four firefighters suffered minor heat exhaustion as the blaze added to already steaming temperatures.

July 03, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro’s Firecracker Fest promises explosive fun for the Fourth

Mill Creek Regional Park will be bustling with activity today during the 2014 Firecracker Fest, featuring family entertainment, games and, of course, fireworks.

July 03, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police Report - 7-4-14; Central 911 reported 32 hang-up calls Wednesday.

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.

July 02, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


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