Students from the St. Benedict School for the Performing Arts in Darby, England, area participating in the Georgia Southern University International Arts Academy.
Georgia Commissioner of Labor Michael Thurmond spoke at Tuesday's Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce Speakers Luncheon at the Quality Inn and Suites. Thurmond told the audience it was hard to find good news in Georgia's 9.7 percent unemployment rate, but he has noticed a slowing in state residents losing their jobs. He also praised Georgia Southern as a vital part of Bulloch's economy. U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson will be the next Chamber luncheon speaker in August at the Forest Heights Country Club.
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.
Area children performed 'Jack and the Beanstalk' Saturday at Georgia Southern University's Performing Arts Center.
Middle school students gathered at Georgia Southern this week for a five-day Eagle Science Camp session. According to the school Web site, the students live at GSU during the camp and participate in laboratory adventures and camp activities.
Statesboro High School, Southeast Bulloch High School and Portal High School all held their commencement ceremonies at Hanner Fieldhouse at GSU Saturday. To see more photos or to purchase prints from these events, please visit the following links:
Gray skies and intermittent rain storms didn't deter hard core water fanatics during opening day at the aquatic park inside Mill Creek Park. Splash is open today from noon to 6 p.m. and Monday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. for its sneak preview Memorial Day weekend.
John Harden, a sophomore at Bulloch Academy, and his brother Will Harden, a fourth-grader at Brooklet Elementary, recently both competed in singles and as a doubles team at the World Sport Stacking Championships in Denver.
Splash in the Boro's 2009 summer season begins next week, but the water park will open for a special Memorial Day weekend preview beginning today.
Langston Chapel Elementary School third grade teacher Susan Proctor gets a lift from Statesboro High basketball player Michael Sawyer.
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.