Bobby Jones, from Statesboro and now manufacturing manager at the Koyo Bearings plant in Sylvania, is a nominee to be one of the Faces of Manufacturing in Georgia.
Mrs. Kate Purvis Martin
Before Roxie Remley was a force for the arts in Statesboro, she helped beat a path for women into the U.S. Army during World War II, becoming an officer and receiving some training classified top secret.
Note: The following is one of a series of columns looking at the first road systems in Georgia and Bulloch County.
For Statesboro High School graduate Victor Simmons, art is more than a vocation. Much like Proverbes 23:7, "For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he," for Simmons it is all about art.
There is a lot of skepticism about God today. I suppose this has almost always been true. Atheism, agnosticism and pessimism ("Where is God when bad things happen?") all express denial, doubt and disappointment about even the idea of God.
Q: Our 14-year-old son, who was adopted by open adoption, now wants to go live with his birth mother. She was completely out of the picture until a couple of years ago when she suddenly showed up, telling us that she'd completely changed her life and wanted to re-establish contact with "her" son. At first, it was just phone calls. Then she asked for daytime visits, then overnights. Then he wanted to go on vacation with her last summer. In the meantime, he's become more and more difficult to live with - moody and disrespectful, mostly, and his grades ...
Mr. and Mrs. Kent Dimon of Alpharetta, Georgia, and Dr. and Mrs. Stan Lee of Statesboro announce the engagement of their children, Danielle Elizabeth Dimon and Jordan Anderson Lee.
The fields surrounding Sandhill are naked. Along the edges of the yard, where a fence would be if I were a fence sort of person, the tractor tires have made loops like rainbows or rick-rack and I have to be careful as I make my nightly rounds not to stumble.
The Georgia Southern men's basketball squad started hot and raced out to an early lead over Texas State Saturday evening at Hanner Fieldhouse. The Eagles led by as many as 17, but the Bobcats crept back into the game in the second half, forcing Georgia Southern to hang on for a 70-67 victory.
Statesboro's season started in a rut, but as of late has been on the highest of highs after the team won their 15th region title in the Lee Hill era.
The Georgia Southern women's basketball team spent the first three quarters of Saturday's game against Texas State firing - mostly unsuccessfully - from behind the arc. But fortunes changed over the final 10 minutes as the Eagles caught fire, erasing a 13-point second half deficit and holding off a late Bobcat rally to claim a 71-69 victory at Hanner Fieldhouse.
Eagle Baseball was held to three hits in an opening night loss and trailed Middle Tennessee State 6-0 with just two hits to its name Saturday afternoon.
After recording two consecutive upsets in its region tournament, it didn't seem likely Statesboro would be prime for being upset in its first round playoff game.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Bud Welch knows something about the human cost of terrorism. His 23-year-old daughter was killed when a rental truck packed with explosives destroyed the Oklahoma City federal building.
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