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Fatality Crash

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

By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG

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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Kingston leads Perdue in money race

ATLANTA - The two Republicans vying for Georgia's open Senate seat have spent a combined

July 10, 2014 | The Associated Press | Local


Statesboro woman turns 103

Family, friends and staff surrounded Mrs. Thelva Sharpe as she celebrated her 103rd birthday Thursday in the Rose Café at Gentilly Gardens.

July 10, 2014 | By JENNIFER ARTHURS Herald Intern | Local


Calif. prostitute a person of interest in overdose of Ga. bar owner

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. - A high-priced prostitute charged in the overdose death of a Google executive aboard a yacht in California had searched online for how to legally defend herself after giving a lethal dose of heroin, police in California said Thursday, as authorities in Georgia reopened another overdose case.

July 10, 2014 | By KATHLEEN FOODY and TERRY COLLINS Associated Press | Local


Statesboro-area churches help children, families prepare for school

In less than a month, yellow buses will resume their routes and the first bell will ring for the new school year.

July 10, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Guyton man who was missing is found, arrested

SPRINGFIELD - What began as a search for a missing Effingham County man Sunday ended with the man found safe, and then criminally charged, Tuesday night.

July 09, 2014 | By PAUL FLOECKHER Effingham Herald | Local


Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market confirmed for Statesboro's Market District

A city planning board meeting involving a "grocery store" beginning to be built at Brampton Avenue and Fair Road was underway when a reporter's cellphone, neglectfully left on, rang. It was Wal-Mart Stores Inc. calling to confirm that the 41,000-square-foot supermarket will be a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market.

July 09, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


Bulloch County Clerk of Courts Office employee arrested

An employee of the Bulloch County Clerk of Courts Office was arrested Tuesday on theft and other charges after evidence showed she took more than $3,000 in citation money, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

July 09, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


2 men charged with drug offenses, animal cruelty in Statesboro

Two men were jailed Monday on animal cruelty and drug charges after officers discovered injured dogs, cocaine, marijuana and "Molly," a drug similar to Ecstasy, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

July 09, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Couch proposes cautious Bulloch County budget

While revenues are slightly up and the economy appears to be improving, Bulloch County commissioners are still making conservative budget decisions.

July 09, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Gov. Deal pushes for clinical drug trials of marijuana derivative

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Georgia's governor is pushing clinical trials for a marijuana-derived drug that proponents say could help treat severe seizure disorders among children, an unlikely election-year move for a Republican in a conservative part of the country that is just beginning to warm up to medical marijuana in narrow circumstances.

July 08, 2014 | By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY Associated Press | Local


Sylvania woman, 27, dies in wreck

Editor's note: Because of incorrect information supplied, the time of the wreck and the location from which the victim was returning were incorrect in a brief that appeared in Wednesday's newspaper. The entire brief, with the correct information, appears below.

July 08, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Investigation of Statesboro City Council begins

The investigation ordered by Statesboro City Council into whether a majority of council members met in potentially illegal private meetings with former City Manager Frank Parker or City Attorney Alvin Leaphart began Tuesday at 11 a.m.

July 08, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


2nd defendant pleads in 2013 murder of Statesboro man

A woman charged in the "hit style" murder of her mother's husband has accepted a plea bargain.

July 07, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Screven County celebrates groundbreaking for yarn mill

SYLVANIA - The flag of India flew beside those of Georgia and the United States at the Screven County Industrial Park as Gov. Nathan Deal joined in breaking ground Monday for ShriVallabh Pittie Group's $70 million yarn spinning plant, expected to create 250 jobs.

July 07, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


AP Interview: Perdue, Kingston talk Common Core

Editor's note: This is the third of three parts of the Associated Press' interview with Republican Senate candidates Jack Kingston and David Perdue.

July 06, 2014 | By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY Associated Press | Local


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