How do you tell the story of 2008 in five pictures?
The traditional Holiday Lighting of Sweetheart Circle attracted students and faculty of Georgia Southern university as well as community members as president Bruce Grube and his wife, Kathryn, flipped the switch to illuminate the grounds.
Georgia Southern football players Raja Andrews and Chris Covington enjoyed their ride with Eagle Nation. Andrews finished his career as the Eagles' all-time leading receiver and Covington was named Southern Conference Defensive Player of the Year for 2008.
Students from Brooklet Elementary School dressed in Halloween costumes based on different themes during Friday's 13th Annual Pumpkin Parade. The children then marched through downtown Brooklet before a crowd of adoring parents and parade lovers.
Splash in the Boro water aerobics instructor Beth Sands, bottom left, looks up at the newly inflated dome over the competition and wading pools Wednesday at Mill Creek Park. The bubble dome is put up to allow use of the pools during the the cold weather months.
Graphic design students in the Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art recently created nonpartisan election posters to promote student participation in the 2008 presidential election. The posters are on display at the Center for Art & Theatre now through Oct. 30. A reception for the artists is set for Friday from 7-9 p.m. at the Center and the public is invited. Leigh Thomson, professor of Graphic Design, said about the "VOTE. Design Impacts Democracy" project: "How do we communicate to the Georgia Southern University campus to encourage students to get out and vote? Over the course of three weeks, students ...
Faculty members of the GSU Music Department took centerstage at the Performing Arts Center Tuesday for the annual faculty talent showcase.
The Ducks for Diabetes race was held at Splash in the Boro Tuesday. Rubber duckies raced around the lazy river at the water park. The event benefits the American Diabetes Association. According to Broni Gainous, marketing director for the Statesboro-Bulloch County Recreation Department and Splash in the Boro, 141 ducks were sold for this year's fifth annual event, which benefits the American Diabetes Association.
"Broadway and Beyond" theater camp participants at the Averitt Center for the Arts prepare for the end of their sessions with rehearsals for the performance of their production.
Kids had a blast scrimmaging at the British Back To School soccer camp Tuesday at Mill Creek Regional Park. Three soccer coaches from England are in Statesboro all week teaching the game they call futbol to about 50 campers. The British camp has come to Statesboro the past few years. It is run by Challenger Sports, which operates 1,800 British soccer camps yearly in the U.S. and Canada, teaching more than 90,000 children.
Last week, the Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce Agribusiness Committee named Al Clark and his family the 2009 Farm Family of the Year.