No more offseason. No Spring Football. The bullets are real. This one counts.
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.
The Georgia Southern Eagles flocked to the field Wednesday with coach Chris Hatcher to hold their first practice of the 2009 football season.
New Southeast Bulloch High School Principal Trey Robertson kicks off the new school year by introducing himself to students and the community.
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.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which appears in Tuesday's print edition: Wendy DesChene is an associate professor of art at Auburn University. Because of a photographer's mistake, her employer was listed incorrectly in a photo caption and article that appeared on page 1B Sunday. The Statesboro Herald regrets the error.
Georgia Southern's first home game as a member of college football's highest division Saturday prompted a weeklong celebration that spilled over into downtown Statesboro.
The Georgia Southern football team took the practice fields at Beautiful Eagle Creek Thursday to kick off their first fall camp after officially joining the Sun Belt Conference.
Under the direction of Statesboro Youth Ballet director Jurijs Safonovs, dance students completed two weeks of rigorous study at the Averitt Center for the Arts Summer Ballet Intensive Friday.
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Want something to do with your kids this summer? How about fishing?
Last week, the Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce Agribusiness Committee named Al Clark and his family the 2009 Farm Family of the Year.
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