Before visitors to the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair can get to the midway, they pass by a part of the fairgrounds that represent the fair's origin and theme. It's not just about rides and cotton candy; the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair is an agricultural fair that celebrates and preserves the rich heritage of the region's agricultural industry.
In spite of rainy weather that nixed the fair parade Monday and dampened the fairgrounds Wednesday, record attendance Tuesday, paired with hopefully decent weather the rest of the week, could help recoup any losses, said Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair Chairman Darrell Colson.
Sunday, when the 48th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair is over, and carnival workers have finished taking down rides, Statesboro Kiwanis Club members will begin planning next years' fair.
While screams echo from the midway outside, the atmosphere in the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair arts and crafts display building is calm and soothing. People browse among chicken wire structures containing treasured artwork, hand painted rocks, crocheted clothing, intricately designed ornaments and more.
Claxton Police arrested a man suspected in four Bulloch County armed robberies after he robbed a Claxton convenience store clerk at knife point Sunday afternoon.
Floats were soggy, marching bands were soaked and fire trucks used their windshield wipers Monday as they waited in line for the 48th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Parade to begin. But, it never did.
Four convenience store armed robberies over the weekend - three out in the county and one inside the Statesboro city limits - have Statesboro Police and Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators seeking information about possibly three suspects.
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New rides, new entertainment and more fun than ever await visitors this week at the 48th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair, which serves seven counties and draws fair enthusiasts from even further away,
It's only a couple days until the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair begins, and Statesboro Kiwanis Club members spent Thursday's lunch meeting discussing final details of the annual fund raising event.
Statesboro Police are investigating a Tuesday night shooting that put one man in the hospital and another in jail.
The government said they could not fly in the United States military. Government studies depicted them as inferior, unintelligent, sub-human. But the Tuskegee Airmen, the United State's first squadron of African-American pilots, proved them wrong. Three Tuskeegee Airmen and the widow of a late Airman spoke Tuesday at the Georgia Southern University Information and Technology Building's auditorium. The presentation, sponsored by the Georgia Southern University's Golden Key Honor Society, was free and open to the public.
A simple traffic stop just after midnight Monday morning turned into a high-speed chase after a man took off just as the deputy got out of his patrol car.
Fire Prevention Week begins today in Georgia and Georgia's Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John Oxendine reminds citizens to play it safe. The theme for the week this year is, "Stay Fire Smart! Don't Get Burned!"
The scene Wednesday at DeLoach-Moore Cemetery, a private family cemetery off Caddie Greene Road in Evans County, could be described in one word: devastation.
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