It was a false alarm Saturday for Statesboro's 17-year-old Kadi Hodges. Suffering from cystic fibrosis and in need of a double lung transplant, she expected to undergo surgery only to learn the lungs were not good.
Wednesday's first guest on the "Mornings unPhiltered" show was Benjamin Thompson, a council member of the Governor's Water Contingency Task Force. He also chairs the Coastal Georgia Water Council. He is currently employed as executive vice president for Economic Development at Ogeechee Technical College.
A rainy spring and summer has local farmers reaping bumper crops this fall. Fields are exploding with fluffy white cotton, peanuts are looking good and some farmers are baling a third cutting of hay.
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From consolidation to alcohol to Judy McCorkle, candidates for Statesboro City Council in Districts 1 and 4 discussed issues during a forum Tuesday night at the Averitt Center.
On Tuesday's "Mornings unPhiltered" show, host Phil Boyum welcomed Brad Deal, Statesboro assistant city engineer and Streetscapes Project co-manager. Deal is a Georgia Southern University graduate and a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Blind Willie McTell is one of the most recognizable names from Statesboro's history. Friday night at the Averitt Center, an Englishman will bring McTell's story and music to life.
When local drug agents confiscated a cell phone from a man arrested on drug charges, they likely didn't anticipate finding text messages from the man's customers.
On Monday's "Mornings unPhiltered," both of host Phil Boyum's guests were professors from Georgia Southern University.
Rain throughout the week made a negative impact on the 48th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair, beginning with a rained-out parade on Monday and ending with a soggy Saturday. This means there will be less money to send back into the community through donations in the upcoming year, said Statesboro Kiwanis Club President Barbara Price.
Homecoming week starts Monday at Statesboro High. It's a week filled with traditions first organized in the 1940's. Over the years many ideas and activities have come and gone, including bonfires, city parades and formal dances. One tradition that remains is dress up days at the school.
Last weekend, during the 28th Annual Coastal Empire Classic Marching Band Competition, 15 bands from as far away as Jacksonville and Orlando met at Effingham County High School's Rebel Field to do battle.
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 ...
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