Before visitors to the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair can get to the midway, they pass by a part of the fairgrounds that represent the fair's origin and theme. It's not just about rides and cotton candy; the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair is an agricultural fair that celebrates and preserves the rich heritage of the region's agricultural industry.
On Thursday's "Morning's unPHILtered," host Phil Boyum covered what's going on in the Boro this weekend and next week. He reminded listeners about next Tuesday's live 7:30 p.m. campaign debate/forum for Statesboro city council candidates to be held in the Emma Kelly Theater at the Averitt Center. He encouraged everyone to show up, so they can ask questions of the candidates running for the two contested city council seats.
In spite of rainy weather that nixed the fair parade Monday and dampened the fairgrounds Wednesday, record attendance Tuesday, paired with hopefully decent weather the rest of the week, could help recoup any losses, said Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair Chairman Darrell Colson.
The Fine Arts team of Coach Bob Jennings, Art teacher Carlee Fuller, and Music teacher Sydna Williams at Sallie Zetterower Elementary School come from very different backgrounds, but are of the same mind: "If you can't motivate the children, then you shouldn't be in the classroom."
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Early voting for the Statesboro city council election is under way as citizens prepare to select two council members and a mayor for new four-year terms.
The Susan Oliver Invitational is set to debut at the Averitt Center for the Arts in downtown Statesboro. The collection of her paintings opens Friday during a 7 p.m. reception at the Averitt Center and continues through Nov. 27.
Six Statesboro City Council candidates will face-off next Tuesday for a candidate forum at the Averitt Center for the Arts.
Sunday, when the 48th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair is over, and carnival workers have finished taking down rides, Statesboro Kiwanis Club members will begin planning next years' fair.
Wednesday's guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show was Statesboro Mayor-to-be Joe Brannen. In early September, mayoral candidate DeWayne Grice withdrew from the mayoral race just 15 minutes after Brannen had entered the race.
While screams echo from the midway outside, the atmosphere in the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair arts and crafts display building is calm and soothing. People browse among chicken wire structures containing treasured artwork, hand painted rocks, crocheted clothing, intricately designed ornaments and more.
Last week, Governor Sonny Perdue hosted the first meeting of the newly-formed water contingency task force, which included two individuals from Bulloch County.
The Boys & Girls Club of Bulloch County are introduced to many of the animals who make their home at the Georgia Southern University Center for ...
Second and third graders at Mattie Lively Elementary School performed "How the Penguins Saved Christmas."
Images from the 2014 downtown Statesboro Holiday Celebration
Peaceful protesters walk from Georgia Southern to Bulloch courthouse, call for unity, equal rights.
On Tuesday, Nov. 25 2014, clergy and members of local churches joined together in prayer and song to celebrate the true meaning of Thanksgiving.
The Statesboro Herald and members of the community would like to recognize the men and women who have served in the Armed Forces on Veterans ...
Over 100 participated in the 2014 Zombie Run 5K and Fun Run on Saturday, October 25 to help raise funds for local health organizations, including ...