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.
The first guest on Friday's "Morning's Unfiltered" was Tony Phillips, Grassroots Arts Program (GAP) coordinator for the Statesboro Arts Council.
A man who told police he had been injured in a shooting incident Wednesday at Foxridge Apartments had not been shot, police said.
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.
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 ...