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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


Parade kicks off fair today

Roads will be blocked in downtown Statesboro this afternoon to accommodate the 45th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair parade, which kicks off a week full of fun at 5 p.m. today.

October 16, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Bulloch County Commission to hold workshop, public hearing

Bulloch County commissioners will meet next Tuesday for a workshop session before a public hearing regarding the proposed fiscal 2015 county budget.

July 02, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Police Report - 7-2-14; A woman reported that her juvenile son put her in a choke hold.

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 01, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Summer weather cooperating with Bulloch County farmers – so far

If the current weather patterns continue through the summer, Bulloch County farmers could see a positive year.

June 30, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police Report - 7-1-14; A woman said a neighbor tried to shoot her with a Taser during a dispute.

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.

June 30, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Man shot in leg during Statesboro robbery attempt

A man shot Sunday night at The Lodge Apartments is recovering while police continue to seek information on the armed robbery attempt.

June 30, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Early voting in Bulloch set to begin on Monday

It's time to vote again.

June 30, 2014 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Police Report - 6-29-14; Euthanized at animal shelter — 12 cats and 12 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.

June 28, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Statesboro slaying suspect charged

Charges have been filed against a man police say shot and killed a man at Morris Heights Apartments Wednesday.

June 27, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Fire destroys Statesboro family’s home

A Statesboro family lost a home Thursday night to a fire that started in the garage.

June 27, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police Report - 6-27-14; A man said someone shot his car’s gas tank, blowing off the lock and cap.

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.

June 26, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Statesboro police arrest slaying suspect

Statesboro police arrested a man Thursday who they say is suspected of killing a man at Morris Heights Apartments on Wednesday evening.

June 26, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police Report - 6-25-14: A man jumped into a wrecker, then into his own vehicle being repossessed

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.

June 25, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report


Connect Crime: Lashing out

A man entered U.S. Hair last week and was seen shoplifting a set of false eyelashes. The store employee who observed the incident was unable to detain the man, who she knew by first name, and he fled with the lashes.

June 24, 2014 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON hbragg@statesboroherald.com | Entertainment News


Millen woman ready to celebrate 100 years

Until just a few years ago, Sarah Black Johnson could be found in her little country store in Herndon, a Jenkins County community, helping customers and keeping track of what was going on with everybody.

June 22, 2014 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Life


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