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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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Georgia K9 retirement fund set up

Law enforcement K9s now have a safety net to help with medical costs after they retire, thanks to a nonprofit organization founded by two local ...

January 04, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report -1-5-17; A man reported someone stole $80 from his car.

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 ...

January 04, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


68-year-old man arrested for child molestation

A Brooklet-area man faces charges of child molestation, said Bulloch County Sheriff Noel Brown.

January 04, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Woman strips in median after wreck

All lanes of Interstate 16 were closed temporarily late Monday afternoon after a woman stripped off her clothes following a three-vehicle wreck.

January 03, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro police launch new website

The Statesboro Police Department is starting the new year with a fresh approach to providing - and collecting - information to and from the public.

January 03, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report -1-4-17; A man accidentally shot himself in the hand while cleaning his gun.

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 ...

January 03, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police report -12-31-16; A woman found passed out in a vehicle was charged with DUI under 21.

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 ...

December 30, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police report -12-30-16; A man reported the theft of an air compressor.

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 ...

December 29, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police Report, 12-24-16: Someone tried to shoplift two packs of steaks and a spiral ham.

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 ...

December 23, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Happy Birthday, Jesus

That glow from the northwest side of town isn't the North Star; it's the reflection from the Polk residence on Baldwin Street.

December 22, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police report -12-23-16; A woman said her running board was ripped from her car during a car wash.

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 ...

December 22, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Police report -12-22-16; A man reported “dark figures with flashlights” walking around his 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 ...

December 21, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Deputy saves child’s life after ATV accident

A quick-thinking Bulloch County sheriff's deputy was commended for his actions that saved a child's life after an all-terrain vehicle accident Wednesday.

December 08, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


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