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Swap, Buy or Sell

For more than 40 years, it was a Statesboro institution. People huddled near their radios in the early afternoon, waiting for the familiar music that preceded the popular radio program, "Swap, Buy and Sell," where anyone could call in with things they wanted to buy, sell or trade.

August 01, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Arm pulled from Ogeechee River made of rubber

What some children pulled from the Ogeechee River Tuesday certainly looked like a human arm - so realistic that adults called the Bulloch County Sheriff's Department - but closer scrutiny revealed it was made of rubber.

July 29, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Retailers brace for tax holiday

Local retailers are bracing for an onslaught of shoppers hoping to take advantage of the back-to-school sales tax holiday, which begins Thursday and runs through Sunday, Aug. 2.

July 28, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Couple jailed in ATM scheme

A couple who tried to break into a North Main Street bank automated teller machine Saturday night ended up in jail after a person passing by saw what they were doing, police said.

July 27, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Cuts kill teacher preplanning days

A mandate from Gov. Sonny Perdue led Bulloch County Board of Education members to a decision that teachers won't be paid for two preplanning days scheduled next week.

July 27, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Cowboy Church

Horseback rides, roping tricks and hamburgers brought smiles to several boys recently as the New Day Cowboy Church welcomed residents of Joseph's Home for Boys to the Creasy Farm in Candler County.

July 25, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Clerk charged in Municipal Court theft

Statesboro Police officers arrested an assistant city municipal court clerk Friday after a two-week long investigation into some missing money, said Statesboro Police Chief Stan York.

July 24, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Joe Johnston dies at 74

Friends and associates of Joe Pate Johnston, who passed away Thursday at age 74, remember him as a friendly man whom everyone liked, a man of " integrity" and one with a passion for horses, bird dogs and the outdoors.

July 24, 2009 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Four-county sweep nets 2 drug arrests

A helicopter sweep of a four-county area this week has already netted two arrests in Bulloch County for growing marijuana.

July 22, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


City nixes consolidation study

After Bulloch County Commissioners voted Tuesday to take a step toward funding half the cost of a proposed consolidation study, Statesboro City Councilmen voted to rescind their July 7 decision to pay the city's half.

July 21, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Man enters guilty plea in baby case

A man accused in Feb. 2008 of shaking his infant daughter, causing severe injuries including blindness, pleaded guilty Tuesday to aggravated battery.

July 21, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


County to consider consolidation study

Bulloch County Commissioners are expected to vote this morning on whether to help fund a study by the Carl Vinson Institute regarding possible consolidation between Bulloch County and the City of Statesboro.

July 20, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Saying goodbye to a hero

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July 18, 2009 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Small number of school transfer requests received by Bulloch BOE

The Bulloch County Board of Education only received 63 requests to transfer students to a school outside their residential zone, following a new state law that allows such transfers, providing the parents provide transportation.

July 16, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Money reported missing from municipal court

Statesboro Police detectives are investigating a report of missing money from the Statesboro Municipal Courts office on South College Street, said Capt. Scott Brunson.

July 16, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Statesboro man wanted for SC murder

A man charged Thursday regarding shots fired at a Statesboro apartment complex is wanted on murder charges in South Carolina.

March 16, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


The secret to living a century

Naomi Neville just turned 100, but that milestone has not dampened her spirit or her memory.

March 15, 2015 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Police report - 3-15-15; Euthanized at animal shelter — two 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.

March 14, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Former Marine now facing DUI charges in Twin City

A man released in October from a Mexican prison after being jailed there for seven months on charges of bringing guns into the country was released on bond Thursday after a DUI arrest in Twin City.

March 13, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report - 3-14-15; Deputies responded to a call about an 8-year-old having a knife on a bus.

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.

March 13, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


2 held without bond after shots fired in Statesboro

A man and woman charged after shots were fired at a condominium complex Thursday remain in jail without bond, facing multiple charges each, according to Bulloch County Jail records.

March 13, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report - 3-13-15; Police responded to a call about a man waving a handgun.

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.

March 12, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


40 attend inaugural Statesboro police town hall

Statesboro Police Department leaders shared plans, ideas and crime statistics with about 40 people Tuesday during the department's inaugural town hall meeting, held at the Averitt Center for the Arts.

March 11, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report - 3-12-15; A man said his wife threw a bottle of prescription medication at 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.

March 11, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Former council member, military veteran run for Rocky Ford mayor

Members of the Rocky Ford Town Council hope an upcoming special election will bring new leadership to the town riddled with financial and legal challenges.

March 11, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report - 3-11-15; a woman reported finding a game camera attached to a tree in her yard.

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.

March 10, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Bulloch County sheriff's officers swarm Statesboro's South Main Street

Three suspects traveling in a stolen truck were arrested Sunday, an incident that drew a large number of officers to South Main Street, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

March 10, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police Report - 3-10-15; Someone spun tires in the grass at the Rev. W.D. Kent Park.

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.

March 09, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police report - 3-8-15; Euthanized at animal shelter — two 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.

March 07, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Georgia cites 3 Statesboro bars for allowing underage drinking

Georgia Department of Revenue agents cited three Statesboro bars last month for allowing underage patrons to drink alcohol. Two alcohol compliance checks conducted last month by revenue agents resulted in a number of violations where individuals were cited for infractions as well.

March 06, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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