Jason Dittmer was presented with the Wells/Warren Professor of the Year Award at the Georgia Southern University 2007 Honors Day Convocation held at the Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, April 4.
This coming weekend, The Averitt Center for the Arts and the Statesboro community are celebrating one of Stateboro's own, renowned artitst and Professor Emerita of Art, Roxie Remley. A collection of Remley's recent paintings will be combined with the artwork of her great-niece, Susan Hodgin, in "A Family Affair" opening April13 in the main gallery of the Averitt Center.
When the dust settles on the presidential nominating process, Mitt Romney may need Sonny Perdue as his vice presidential nominee.
MIAMI - Five convicted sex offenders are living under a noisy highway bridge with the state's grudging approval because an ordinance intended to keep predators away from children made it nearly impossible for them to find housing.
Jennifer M. Kanzler captured both of the top student awards at the Georgia Southern University 2007 Honors Day Convocation held at the Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, April 4.
Brittany Lamb became the bride of Dusty Lowe during a 6 p.m. ceremony held on October 7, 2006, at the Brooklet United Methodist Church. Wes Moye officiated.
Mr. and Mrs. John Wesley Holt of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Rebecca Holt, to William Rhett Hickman III, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Rhett Hickman Jr. of Statesboro.
The engagement and upcoming marriage of Deena Nell Booth and Douglas Reid Sasser Jr. is being announced by the couple.
Mr. and Mrs. Lee S. Baird of Eatonton, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Crystal Leigh Baird of Eatonton, Ga., to David Evan Pope of Statesboro, son of Mr. and Mrs. David E. Pope of Statesboro.
Crystal Zeigler became the bride of Nic Copeland during a 6 p.m. ceremony held at the Fletcher Baptist Church on March 16, 2007. Pastor Ron Andrew officiated.
Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Murdock of Columbus, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Elizabeth Murdock, to Adam Cirilo Aseron, son of Connie Graham and Dr. Cirilo Aseron of Statesboro.
Because you are prepared to work for what you want out of life without expecting things to be handed to you on a silver platter, large gains can be made in your field of endeavor.
Georgia Southern, who had two potential solo home runs robbed by Elon earlier in the game, fell short in its ninth inning rally losing 5-4 Friday night at J.I. Clements Stadium. The Eagles (17-17,1-6) lost their fourth straight at home.
WASHINGTON - People make more 911 calls from cellular telephones than landlines these days, and police and firefighters increasingly worry about finding those callers in distress.
BEIJING - China said Friday it is investigating allegations a Chinese company exported tainted wheat gluten used in pet food that has been linked to the deaths of more than a dozen cats and dogs in the United States.
As the regular season winds down and the Southern Conference tournament approaches, Georgia Southern is set for the annual Pack the House in Pink doubleheader.
ORANGEBURG, S.C. - Statesboro Blue Devils assistant basketball and track coach Earl Donaldson, a Statesboro native, was named to the Claflin University Hall of Fame in a ceremony held on Feb. 7.
In the history of high school wrestling throughout the state of Georgia, Bulloch Academy's Mitchell Ball has put himself in the most elite company.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - The King was holding court, trying to explain why the words of a driver who has been retired since 1992 carry as much weight today as they did back in the day when Winston was the name of the Cup game.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Here are some things every Atlanta Braves fans knows about second baseman Dan Uggla: Last season he batted .179, had his lowest on-base and slugging percentages of his career, and he struck out a team-high 171 times.
SOCHI, Russia - Four Ukrainian women gave their politically torn country some good news at the Sochi Games on Friday, and Canada delivered more bad news to the United States - yet another Olympic hockey defeat.
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At University Plaza, the face of the "Rumrunners Plantation Room" sign with the old Georgia state flags on it was no longer visible Friday. Some observers said the sign appeared to still be there atop the building, but face-down.
The Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team arrested 20 people Thursday night and early Friday on drug violations, outstanding arrest warrants and other charges.
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CHATTANOOGA - Georgia Southern Men's Basketball broke a three-game schnide with a 77-61 win over Chattanooga in the Eagles final trip to the Lookout City in SoCon play. The Eagles trailed early, but closed the opening period with a 13-2 run. Jelani Hewitt's three-pointer at the buzzer in the first half gave the Eagles a lead that would not be relinquished.
The Bulloch Academy Gators suffered a rare down year on the football field last fall, missing out on the state playoffs for the first time in a decade.
BROOKLET - When basketball season began back in November, the Southeast Bulloch boys had a clear goal.
SOCHI - Canada won its fourth straight women's Olympic hockey title, breaking Thursday's pattern of first-time winners on the slopes and ice of the Sochi Games.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves and shortstop Andrelton Simmons agreed on a $58 million, seven-year contract on Thursday, a record deal for the latest young star locked up by the NL East champions.