Following the success of the "Steak and Burger Dinner" at the Boys and Girls Club in September, Mike Backus was thinking about another idea for a fundraiser. As director of development, Backus decided to approach the club's Board of Directors with something new.
Georgia Southern University president Bruce Grube announced Monday he would resign his position effective June 30, 2009 - exactly 10 years after he arrived on campus to serve as the university's 11th president.
Lt. Col. Tom Bright is building a team at the Statesboro Armory. Bright is commander of the 48th Brigade Special Troops Battalion that has its headquarters at the Armory. The brigade is preparing for a 10-month mission in Afghanistan beginning in mid-2009.
When all the votes are counted Election Day – Nov. 4 – the turnout in Bulloch County may exceed 25,000. That's almost 6,000 more votes than were cast in the 2004 presidential election and Bulloch officials want to ensure every vote is counted accurately.
Ticket booths are shown waiting to be hauled away Sunday at the Kiwanis Ogeechee fairgrounds.
At 6:30 a.m. Saturday, a foundation slab lay bare in Statesboro Pointe. About 13 yours later, a fully finished home stood atop that very same foundation.
There's going to be a big crowd tonight at Womack Field. Resuming a longtime rivalry, Statesboro plays Thomson with each team's undefeated record on the line.
Jean Russell, beloved wife of the late Erk Russell, passed away Thursday at her home in LaGrange. After living in Statesboro for more than 25 years, Russell moved to LaGrange in April to be closer to her family.
Two unlikely patients at East Georgia Regional Medical Center are enjoying their stay in Statesboro courtesy of Hurricane Ike.
Hurricane Ike may be churning 700 miles south of Statesboro, but East Georgia Regional Medical Center already is helping safeguard potential victims of the monster storm. Sixteen patients from two hospitals in the Florida Keys were evacuated Sunday to East Georgia Regional ahead of Ike, which struck eastern Cuba late Sunday.
The anticipation began building two weeks ago when football practice started at schools all around our area.
The new principal at Brooklet Elementary School summed up the first day of school in one word: "Exciting!"
Statesboro's First United Methodist Church will soar with voices honed an ocean away Monday night. The Hope For Africa Children's Choir will perform a concert at 7 p.m. in the church sanctuary.
The Help A Child Smile mobile dental clinic rolled into Statesboro last week and actually left a few kids in tears - after they received first-rate dental care.
Nate Hirsch will announce a football game next week at Paulson Stadium for the first time since "the Voice of the Eagles" described Georgia Southern's 63-17 destruction of Morehead State on Nov. 12, 2005.
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