It was one year ago to the day on June 28, 2008 when Dr. R. Frank Saunders, Jr. proudly addressed several dozen local friends, neighbors, and GSU colleagues as he emceed the on-site dedication of Portal's Centennial Park .
Big band jazz, Blue Grass banjos, and improvisation comedy are just a taste of the acts that will grace the stage in the 2009-2010 season at the Averitt Center for the Arts. The upcoming season at the Emma Kelly Theater will feature artists from all over the state of Georgia, as the Averitt Center looks to keep "Georgia Artists on Our Minds."
It's a case of hurry up and wait for Anthony Mann. The Statesboro citizen filed a claim June 16 against the city, arguing that the city's charter does not give the council authority to hire and fire employees.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, June 26, 2009
Former Statesboro City Clerk Judy McCorkle was hired to act as the temporary city administrator for the City of Sandersville at a called Sandersville council meeting Thursday.
Police investigating Michael Jackson's death looked into his medical treatment Friday, seeking to interview one of the pop king's doctors and seizing a car that they said may contain drugs or other evidence.
As medical examiners began an autopsy on Jackson, police towed a BMW from rented home "because it may contain medications or other evidence that may assist the coroner in determining the cause of death," police spokeswoman Karen Rayner said.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday June 25, 2009
Georgia Southern University officials identified two individuals Wednesday as testing positive for swine flu.
Taste of the Town - June 24, 2009
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday June 24, 2009
Mary Henley is pure Bulloch County. She was born here, went to school at Sallie Zetterower, Julia P. Bryant, William James, and then graduated from the old Statesboro High School. Her father, Donald Hackett, was the long-time dean of the Technology School at Georgia Southern.
Statesboro Police are seeking clues regarding a burglary that was discovered Monday at the Bulloch County Annex.
Three visitors to Georgia Southern University over the weekend tested positive for the Influenza A virus, said Betsy Nolan, Assistant Director of Communications for the university.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday June 23, 2009
Setting the stage to decide in court who has the true authority to hire and fire department heads within the City of Statesboro, Superior Court Judge William Woodrum has signed a "declaratory judgment and injunctive relief" action, which argues the city council does not have the authority to reinstate former city clerk Judy McCorkle.
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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