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October 23, 2006 | From staff reports | Local

Man shot dead in Statesboro

A Statesboro man was killed and two people injured during a shooting early Saturday morning on Orange Street.

October 23, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local

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

Fearless flores

Erick Dominguez said he doesn't think about the potential dangers of his job. He just does what he's practiced for years and concentrates on the task at hand.

October 23, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local

Letters from election board on voter ID cause confusion

ATLANTA - Tens of thousands of Georgia voters recently received letters telling them that they must show a photo ID to cast a ballot Nov. 7 - a message that could create confusion on Election Day since a state judge has blocked enforcement of that voting requirement.

October 16, 2006 | By ERRIN HAINES Associated Press Writer | Local

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

New traffic light installed on Hwy. 80

A traffic light at the intersection of Beasley/Cawana Road and Highway 80 is expected to begin operations soon, Statesboro City Engineer Maz Elhaj said.

October 16, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local

Drug agents net alligators in Friday raid


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

Hundreds of flu shots given Thursday

The Bulloch County Health Department focused on nothing but flu shots Thursday, giving hundreds of shots to vaccinate people from the illness in preparation for the upcoming flu season.

October 16, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | 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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New author exposes Brooklet background in steamy ‘thriller’

Successful, hybrid-published erotic romance author Alessandra Torre, or A.R. Torre, for her latest book, "The Girl in 6E," has set bits of it in Brooklet, with a character from Statesboro. Released July 8 by the Hachette Book Group under its Redhook imprint, it is her first thriller and first book in hardcover.

July 26, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Local

John Barrow offers his take on gridlock

Why is there so much gridlock in Washington? Why is Congress so messed up?

July 26, 2014 | By JASON WERMERS | Local

Gun ban still in effect at local colleges, university

Georgia's new gun law may allow licensed citizens to take their guns into bars, churches and some government buildings, but colleges reserve the right to ban firearms from their campuses.

July 26, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

GSU to go tobacco free

Georgia Southern University will be tobacco free starting Friday, in accordance with a new policy by the University System of Georgia's Board of Regents.

July 26, 2014 | BY JENNIFER ARTHURS Herald Intern | Local

School board rolls back millage

The Bulloch County Board of Education is rolling back its millage rate 1 percent to avoid what would have to be announced as an increase in property taxes. Even so, total revenue and local revenue to the schools still will increase compared to last year's.

July 25, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Local

Wilson to teachers: Bulloch schools will overcome challenges

As teachers prepare for the upcoming school year, Bulloch County Schools Superintendent Charles Wilson addressed the hardships the system has faced in the past months but remained positive the district will overcome them.

July 25, 2014 | By BROOKE RABON Herald Intern | Local

Emory University releases app for Civil War battle sites in Atlanta

ATLANTA - This week marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta, one of the key conflicts of the Civil War, and researchers at Emory University's Center for Digital Scholarship have released a mobile app for the tour.

July 25, 2014 | The Associated Press | Local

12-year-old girl finds, returns Georgia Southern lecturer's camera

While vacationing in Helen, Georgia, with her grandparents and cousins during the Fourth of July weekend, 12-year-old Emily Root stepped on what she believed was a fish.

July 25, 2014 | By BROOKE RABON Herald Intern | Local

Atlanta fugitive arrested in Claxton

A woman wanted in the 2012 shooting of her ex-boyfriend in Atlanta was apprehended Tuesday, at Claxton Poultry, according to Atlanta police.

July 24, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local

Bulloch County deputies arrest 3 in ATV thefts

The arrest of a man hauling drugs and a stolen ATV led sheriff's investigators to two other suspects believed to be responsible for a recent home invasion, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

July 24, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Statesboro tourism office set to move to new home

Next week will be moving week for the Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau, whose new visitors center will feature a Georgia Southern Museum on Main and a parking area large enough for a camper trailer or bus.

July 23, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local

With Georgia GOP Senate runoff over, Perdue and Nunn face off

ATLANTA - Within hours of David Perdue's GOP Senate nomination, the real battle began with supporters of the new Republican nominee and Democrat Michelle Nunn launching attack ads in a general election matchup that will help settle control of the Senate.

July 23, 2014 | The Associated Press | Local

Ogeechee Technical College adds new members to Board of Directors

Ogeechee Technical College has added three new members to the college's local Board of Directors. Mark Anderson and Yolanda Tremble, both of Statesboro, will represent Bulloch County, and Tammi Hall of Claxton will be an Evans County representative.

July 23, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local

Statesboro AMBUCS hosts fundraiser and bike giveaway

The Statesboro chapter of AMBUCS, a national service organization whose mission is creating mobility and independence for people with disabilities, will host a miniature golf fundraiser at The Clubhouse from 5-8 p.m. Thursday.

July 23, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Perdue defeats Kingston in Georgia Senate runoff

ATLANTA - Businessman David Perdue has defeated longtime Rep. Jack Kingston in the Republican runoff for Georgia's U.S. Senate nomination, setting up a nationally significant general election matchup against Democrat Michelle Nunn.

July 22, 2014 | The Associated Press | Local

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