Which film will take the Grand Prize at the 2010 Statesboro Film Festival? Well, it's now in the hands of the voters - you.
A little more than a year after a ceremony at the Statesboro Armory officially began the deployment to Afghanistan for the 48th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, the first soldiers will arrive back at the Armory Tuesday.
Tom Sawyer and his pal Huck Finn are all around Statesboro these days. The characters created by the mischievous mind of Mark Twain are the focus of a multitude of events that began in January and take center stage this week.
A worst-case scenario could reduce state funding to Georgia Southern University by 30 percent, which GSU president Dr. Brooks Keel said "will have a major impact on Georgia Southern and would require significant operational changes at our university."
Sponsored by Keep Bulloch Beautiful and the Georgia Southern Botanical Garden, the 2010 Arbor Day observance drew several hundred people to the Willie McTell Trail where they enjoyed painting like Emory above, making handprints, free food and music. Also, information about the importance of trees and recycling was made available and the Georgia Forestry Commission gave away 250 free seedlings.
For Pastor John Long, it didn't take much to convince the members of his Son's Light Fellowship Baptist Church to help the Hearts and Minds Health Clinic.
During a ceremony Wednesday at Ogeechee Technical College, Bulloch County was officially recognized as Certified Georgia Work Ready and the area manager for Georgia Power believes the designation will help local workers, employers and the economy as a whole.
The Statesboro School of Dance was filled Thursday with students practicing various ballet techniques and positions in afternoon classes. A typical afternoon inside the studio on South Zetterower Avenue - except for who was leading the instruction.
An enormous gift made possible by one of Statesboro's most generous and caring families will go a long way to preserving and highlighting history in Bulloch County well into the future.
The works of Langston Hughes will come to life tonight and Friday on the Emma Kelly Theater stage, along with the famed poet and author himself in the form of a Georgia Southern graduate.
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