Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice spoke at Hanner Fieldhouse earlier this week to a packed house of nearly 5,000. In one of he first public appearences since leaving her post with the Bush Administration in January, Rice urged students to find their passion and follow it.
No more offseason. No Spring Football. The bullets are real. This one counts. Watch and listen as the Eagle Nation takes on Albany in their season opener Saturday at Paulson Stadium. CLICK to view slideshow. To view even more photos from GSU's game against Albany and to purchase prints, visit our on-line gallery.
As the sun sets over campus, Georgia Southern University cheerleaders Olivia Patten, top, Daniel Brennan, and their teammates help the football team and its fans kick off the 2009 season during a rally Thursday.
The new Gene Bishop Alumni Center at Georgia Southern University opened with Thursday's ribbon cutting ceremony.
The Georgia State Patrol Honor Guard presented the colors during the dedication ceremony for the new Georgia Bureau of Investigation Region 5 Office to the memory of GBI Inspector Johnny McGlamery Wednesday. McGlamery, a native of Statesboro, retired in December of 1987 as an inspector with the GBI after serving 31 years in state law enforcement. McGlamery was a graduate of Georgia Southern University and of the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy Program.
The annual Ducks for Diabetes fundraiser was held at Mill Creek Park Tuesday afternoon.
It was the Third Annual Little Eagles Football Camp Saturday at Paulson Stadium. Coach Chris Hatcher, his staff and all the Georgia Southern football players welcomed 177 campers who participated in various drills. After the camp, players and fans headed inside the Bishop Field House for an autograph session.
Portal football teammates and cheerleaders honored the wife and family of National Guard Sgt. Brock Chavers after a ceremony preceding Thursday's scrimmage against Southeast Bulloch High. The motorcycle Patriot Guard presented a flag to Portal Middle and High School Principal Jimmy Parrish to be displayed in the school in remembrance of the fallen soldier and Portal High alumnus.
College students flocked to Georgia Southern University Monday as classes began for the Fall 2009 semester.
Georgia Southern University President Bruce Grube made his last convocation address Wednesday at the Performing Arts Center. Grube addressed concerns about statewide higher education budget cuts and shared thoughts about his tenure and upcoming retirement.
The Georgia Southern Eagles flocked to the field Wednesday with coach Chris Hatcher to hold their first practice of the 2009 football season.
Jessica Garner of the Statesboro Regional Library removes books from shelves in preparation for new carpeting Tuesday. The library is closed for the entire week as new carpet is torn out and then installed on both floors of its South Main Street building. Assistant library director Cora Fay said it has been nearly 15 years since the last time the carpet was changed. The library will reopen Monday, though the second floor will be closed ...
A Career Fair was held Thursday at Ogeechee Technical College. The event was sponsored by OTC, the Georgia Department of Labor and several other groups. About 23 companies actively seeking employees were on hand to meet with job seekers.
Bulloch County public schools held open houses for students and their parents Thursday. The 2009-2010 school year begins Monday.
The Reading to Rover program was held Monday at the Statesboro Regional Library. The program gives children an opportunity to practice their reading skills with certified therapy dogs.
The Eagle Nation rallies Saturday, youngsters get to be a cheerleader for a day, the Hatch Attack finds some mojo, and the Eagles put the clamps on the Catamounts in their Southern Conference opener.
New Southeast Bulloch High School Principal Trey Robertson kicks off the new school year by introducing himself to students and the community.
CLICK to experience some of the sights and sounds as fallen National Guard soldier Sgt. Brock Henry Chavers Sr. was laid to rest Saturday.
University of Georgia County Extension Agent Wes Harris leads residents on a Statseboro Kiwanis Club-sponsored tour of Bulloch County farms to increase awareness of local agriculture.
The Statesboro Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department kicked off baseball season with their Swing into Spring celebration Friday despite threatening weather. A slight drizzle in the afternoon had many wondering if the event would be cancelled altogether, but the rain ceased minutes before opening pitches and it was business as usual for the annual event.
Hear the thoughts of some who knew Michael Guido personally and through his Metter-based ministry while viewing images from his memorial service and public viewing.
Students and faculty crammed the Russell Union at Georgia Southern University Tuesday to witness history as Barack Obama was sworn in as President.
Scott Williams of Orange County, Ca. introduced Statesboro High music students to the hammered dulcimer Wednesday. Williams was brought to Bulloch County schools by the Statesboro Arts Council and closed out the week with a performance at the Averitt Center for the Arts.
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.
View slideshow and relive the 2008 Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair.
Fair Road Memorial Field behind the Honey Bowen Building was filled Saturday with pets and their owners who enjoyed the annual Pet Fun Day. Contests were held for the Longest Ears, Smallest Dog, Shortest Tail and Best Halloween Costume. There also was plenty of camaraderie among the animals and pet owners.
CLICK to view an audio slideshow of Statesboro High's rain-soaked 22-0 victory over Harris County.
CLICK to view audio slideshow of Tuesday's Veterans Day program at the Emma Kelly Theater.
CLICK to watch Fans 'n Stands audio slideshow of Bulloch Academy taking on Robert Toombs.
CLICK to watch Fan 'n Stands Audio Slideshow: Eagle Nation vs. Wofford