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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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Police report -11-19-16; A man went to his ex-girlfriend’s house to fight her current boyfriend.

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November 18, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Local charity seeking support

The folks behind the annual "Feed the Boro" Thanksgiving meal event need to know where to send delicious holiday meals to those who may not ...

November 17, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police Report, 11-18-16: A student struck a teacher, disrupted class and refused to obey.

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 ...

November 17, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police Report, 10-11-16: A man and woman argued because she wanted a bigger house.

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November 16, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Second arrest made in Park Place killing

Police arrested a second man charged with murder in the Nov. 4 deadly shooting at Park Place Apartments.

November 16, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


'A Christmas Carol Ballet'

The Statesboro Youth Ballet is trying something a little different this year in hopes of establishing a new holiday tradition.

November 15, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Former principal gets 15 years

The former principal of Portal Elementary School pled guilty last week to charges relating to his solicitation of sex from an undercover agent posing as ...

November 15, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


PIT maneuver stops high-speed chase

Georgia State Patrol troopers arrested an Augusta man Saturday in Evans County after a high-speed chase that started in Bulloch County and reached 150 mph.

November 15, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police Report, 11-16-16: Undercover agents made controlled purchases of Adderall.

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November 15, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Recreation Department football - Proving they belong

Shoulder pads, cleats and grass-stained uniforms usually bring to mind sweaty boys playing football, but this past season, two Bulloch County girls tackled and kicked ...

November 12, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Police continue to investigate shooting deaths

Statesboro police are not yet releasing further information on the Nov. 4 shooting death of Forrest Kibler at Park Place Apartments, and they are still ...

November 09, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report -11-10-16; A juvenile being unruly was charged with disrupting a public school.

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 ...

November 09, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


GOP wins both local commission seats

Republican candidates running for seats 2A and 2C on the Bulloch County Board of Commissioners both won, pulling ahead of their Democratic opponents.

November 09, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report -11-9-16; Floral arrangements have been reportedly stolen from several gravesites.

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 ...

November 09, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Brown wins sheriff’s race

Republican candidate Noel Brown swept away with the votes in the race for the Bulloch County sheriff's seat Tuesday, with 15,924 votes to ...

November 09, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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