The third annual Empty Bowls Project sale and chili luncheon was part of GSU's Hunger and Homelessness Week. GSU art students created and donated their hand-thrown bowls to the project. Thursday the bowls were brought to the Rotunda in front of the Russell Union and sold for $10 apiece. The bowls were filled with chili and all profits will benefit the Statesboro Food Bank.
After six candidates to become the next president of Georgia Southern University visited Statesboro and the campus during the past month, the Georgia Board of Regents has narrowed the field to three finalists.
Brooklet Elementary School Counselor Raina Mallard's plate is very full. In addition to her classroom guidance time, Mallard spends a large part of the day involved in small peer counseling groups and individual counseling with students, parents and some staff.
Statesboro Police are investigating a Tuesday night shooting that put one man in the hospital and another in jail.
A second-generation lieutenant colonel from the famed "Tuskegee Airmen" and a Georgia Southern professor with advice for budding authors were guests Tuesday on "Mornings unPHILtered."
It was an evening to remember and an evening of memories.
The government said they could not fly in the United States military. Government studies depicted them as inferior, unintelligent, sub-human. But the Tuskegee Airmen, the United State's first squadron of African-American pilots, proved them wrong. Three Tuskeegee Airmen and the widow of a late Airman spoke Tuesday at the Georgia Southern University Information and Technology Building's auditorium. The presentation, sponsored by the Georgia Southern University's Golden Key Honor Society, was free and open to the public.
Consolidation of city and county services suffered another setback Tuesday when the Statesboro city council decided in a divisive vote to send a message to local state legislators.
A simple traffic stop just after midnight Monday morning turned into a high-speed chase after a man took off just as the deputy got out of his patrol car.
Monday on "Mornings unPHILtered," host Phil Boyum's guest was dean of the College of Business Administration (COBA) at Georgia Southern, Dr. Ron Shiffler. Shiffler spoke about the college's online program in Information Technology. The Web-BSIT program allows one to get a Bachelor of Science degree in Informational Technology.
The Statesboro City Council and the Bulloch County Board of Commissioners will both gather today for their regularly scheduled first meetings of the month.
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