It's been almost a year since Dr. Brooks Keel assumed his role as Georgia Southern University's 12th president on Jan. 1, 2010. He's had the tough task of slashing a budget three months into the job, but also the joy of Georgia's Board of Regents approving a full engineering program for the university.
Tile is being laid, desks are being set up and final touches are being put on the new Sallie Zetterower Elementary School on Cawana Road.
Fourteen years ago, members of the Old Savannah City Mission organized the first Day of Great Thanksgiving in famed Forsyth Park. The 13th annual event to feed the needy of Savannah is set for next Saturday, but this year, the mission has joined forces with the faith community and others in Bulloch County and will hold the first Day of Great Thanksgiving in Statesboro.
Selected to create a new cauldron that would contain the flame for state Special Olympics events in Georgia, Duke Oursler said he wanted to sculpt a work of art that would inspire the athletes.
Steven Metrejean of Statesboro was in Chicago and Memphis last week. Sunday he was in Knoxville, Tenn., and Monday and today he's in Atlanta before finally coming home on Wednesday. But he'll be back on the road and in Florence, S.C., by Friday.
Assuring owners of Great Dane they picked wisely in selecting Statesboro as the site to build a 450,000-square-foot manufacturing plant, Gov. Sonny Perdue welcomed the company to Bulloch County during a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday.
In congratulating Ogeechee Technical College President Dr. Dawn Cartee on breaking ground Thursday for the school's new Health Science building, Gov. Sonny Perdue gave his theory behind OTC's success.
Members in the Women on a Mission group at First Baptist Church of Blichton take their job seriously. Their most recent mission brought eight group members to Statesboro so they could fulfill their latest project.
When her children were growing up in the 1970s, Verdery Kennedy told stories to keep them entertained as they drove from Statesboro to Atlanta.
After watching the one-room schoolhouse she cherishes travel on the back of a tractor trailer from her farm in southeast Bulloch County to Georgia Southern's Botanical Garden, Jan Anderson was a little wistful Wednesday morning.
Have you ever tried a glass of Chenin Blanc from South Africa? How about a California Chardonnay from all organic grapes? Or a D'Arenberg Footbolt Chiraz from Australia?
For the fifth annual Steak & Burger Dinner that benefits the Boys and Girls Club of Bulloch County, Mike Backus decided to lighten up the evening with a change of pace for a guest speaker.
Following the announcement Wednesday that an archaeological team from Georgia Southern University had discovered the site of the Camp Lawton Civil War prison site, five glass cases holding a few of the artifacts were unveiled.
Banks in the Statesboro and Bulloch County area should be on the lookout for people trying to cash bad checks as part of a statewide fraudulent check cashing operation.
Officials comment on the important archaeological finds at Civil War Camp Lawton at Magnolia Springs near Millen.
On December 7, 1941, Louis Simmons was 11 years old.
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