On September 9, 2004, the Averitt Center for the Arts opened to the public. In a letter to the public that appeared in the Statesboro Herald, the center's executive director Tim Chapman wrote: "My hope is that you will make the Averitt Center for the Arts a part of your life ... The center is coming to improve your quality of life. That is our goal." After five years of hundreds of plays, musicals, dramas, concerts, art exhibits, dance recitals, movies, camps, classes, beauty shows, weddings and even a film festival, it's easy to say the Averitt Center has ...
For Statesboro High junior Ricky McCombs, coming into the auditorium of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University for a national competition was a little nerve racking.
Prior to Thursday night's scrimmage between Portal and Southeast Bulloch, a ceremony was held in remembrance of Sgt. Brock H. Chavers Sr.
An artist working on a portrait might make thousands of brush strokes, but one Statesboro artist captures portraits in thread. Cindy Snyder makes thousands of tiny "x" stitches when she creates a picture in cross stitch.
For more than 40 years, it was a Statesboro institution. People huddled near their radios in the early afternoon, waiting for the familiar music that preceded the popular radio program, "Swap, Buy and Sell," where anyone could call in with things they wanted to buy, sell or trade.
Horseback rides, roping tricks and hamburgers brought smiles to several boys recently as the New Day Cowboy Church welcomed residents of Joseph's Home for Boys to the Creasy Farm in Candler County.
When John D. Russell's Statesboro job with Brooks sent him to Europe in the late 1960s for an extended period, he had no idea that he would return home to the U.S. with a German bride, Baerbel Russell.
In a world where penguins nest and insects as large as a man's hand exist, Statesboro native Dr. Nikki Grant Hoffman climbed over rocks and through stands of odd, twisted trees.
Area children performed 'Jack and the Beanstalk' Saturday at Georgia Southern University's Performing Arts Center.
Middle school students gathered at Georgia Southern this week for a five-day Eagle Science Camp session. According to the school Web site, the students live at GSU during the camp and participate in laboratory adventures and camp activities.
It's been seen on TV and in local garden centers - the Topsy Turvy planter that grows tomatoes upside down. But local residents Steve and Lynda Lee put a new twist on the Topsy Turvy, and have a compact garden in their back yard where squash, peppers and tomatoes are growing by leaps and bounds - upside down, of course.
Brooklet Elementary School students giggled and squirmed in anticipation Thursday as they waited for a puppet show to begin at the Statesboro Regional Library. Soon, a gray cat poked its head out from underneath the curtains, drawing squeals of delight.
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NEW YORK - Nine days after her husband died unexpectedly, Sheryl Sandberg took to Facebook to describe her return to the sidelines for her daughter's soccer game. There, a grandmother who had been widowed prematurely years earlier offered her a chair.
Delete NEW YORK - Another Clinton is becoming an author.
NEW YORK - Robert De Niro urged new graduates at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts on Friday to keep fighting to create careers in the arts even though it probably would have been easier if they had picked something more practical.
Oh, the eternal dinnertime struggle of kids who don’t eat their vegetables. There are countless recipes that advertise sneaky ways to cook and bake with vegetables, leaving your kids none the wiser. But I caution against this tactic. Honesty is always the best policy, even when it comes to disguising vegetables. Though it may be tempting to try and trick your children into healthy eating, there are four major reasons why that is the opposite of what you should be doing.
Of all the extra appliances I have, the panini machine is perhaps the most neglected.
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