For Statesboro High junior Ricky McCombs, coming into the auditorium of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University for a national competition was a little nerve racking.
It will be a glorious evening for football tonight when Statesboro opens the 2009 season against Josey at Womack Field.
Ever since construction of the new Statesboro High School began in 2007, parking for Friday night football games at Womack Field has been less than convenient. For the 2009 season that opens Friday, however, it's safe to say fans will find parking a lot easier than the past two seasons.
For former secretary of state Condoleezza Rice, leadership starts with core values.
Members of Sons of Confederacy groups from around Georgia, including Confederate field artillery and soldier re-enactors, gathered on the property of Raymond Todd, off Doe Run Road near Ga. Highway 46 in southeast Bulloch. Todd donated the use of his property that borders I-16 for a three-flag pole monument honoring America, Georgia and the Confederacy.
Emily Fennell has read and studied the Bible for most of her life. Yet ever since she helped start a Statesboro Bible study group five years ago, Fennell said she learns something new about scripture almost every week.
Patricia Hagins helps her son Wesley Hagins with a piece of artwork Saturday at the Statesboro National Guard Armory.
Brooklet Elementary School principal Marlin Baker said the first day of school for him is kind of like Christmas.
The principal of the Charter Conservatory for Arts and Technology was both happy and cautious following a decision last week by the Georgia Charter Schools Commission to approve CCAT as one of the state's first two charter commission schools.
Georgia Southern's ROTC commander Lt. Col. George Fredrick led a two-centuries old tradition Monday with the observance of the Army's birthday. According to tradition, the first pieces of cake were given to the oldest veteran and the youngest cadet attending the ceremony. The observance was held inside Georgia Southern's Student Union.
Statesboro Publishing is going audio. Publisher Randy Morton announced an audio studio is nearly finished inside the Statesboro Herald building and both live and taped audio broadcasts soon will be available on statesboroherald.com.
About 65 area elementary school students are attending "High School Musical 3" camp this week at the Averitt Center for the Arts. Operated by local producer and director Tony Phillips and Sherri Thompson, campers will perform "Highlights from High School Musical 3" inside the Emma Kelly Theater at 11 a.m. on Friday. The show is free. Also, the entire camp will perform during the F1rst Friday celebration on Friday at 5:30 p.m. on Siebald Street, right next to the Averitt Center. Above, Eastyn Durrence, left, who plays "Sharpay," and Phillip English, who plays "Ryan," perform "I Want ...
It seems the intersection of Northside Drive and North Main Street is the luckiest crossroads in Statesboro.
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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