The third annual Empty Bowls Project sale and chili luncheon was part of GSU's Hunger and Homelessness Week. GSU art students created and donated their hand-thrown bowls to the project. Thursday the bowls were brought to the Rotunda in front of the Russell Union and sold for $10 apiece. The bowls were filled with chili and all profits will benefit the Statesboro Food Bank.
They come from different backgrounds. They have different motivations. Different talents to contribute and different roles to play. One common cause.
The 2010 Bulloch County Relay for Life is more than 200 days away, but a Fall rally Thursday evening kicked off the fundraising effort. In 2009, the annual event to benefit the American Cancer Society raised more than $200,000. The 2010 Relay for life is scheduled for April 23 at the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fairgrounds. To find out more about the Relay for Life, call 764-7410.
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.
The annual $1 dollar bag sale is underway at Worn Threads, which is located in the Bulloch County Outreach Center on Denmark Street in Statesboro. Worn Threads does the $1 sale twice a year to move as much clothing as possible to make room for newer clothes. Worn Threads provides clothing to local victims of fires or other disasters and gives most of its proceeds away from sale of clothes during the year. The $1 bag sale should last a couple of weeks – until most of the clothing is gone. Worn Threads is open 10 a.m. to 2 p ...
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.
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.