Special to the Herald The Center for Irish Studies at Georgia Southern University will host the 11th annual Irish Music Festival on Sunday, Dec. 10, at 3 p.m. in the Emma Kelly Theater at the Averitt Center for the Arts in downtown Statesboro. Tickets are $26 for adults and $24 for students, seniors and children 12 and under. Headlining this year's festival are the Three Celtic Tenors. They will entertain with musical ...
In 2004, members of Girl Scout Troop 070 were working to earn the highest award for Girl Scouts ages 11-14 - the Silver Award. To earn the award, the girls had to undertake a project that provided a community service and required approximately 40 hours of commitment. Hence, the group developed the idea of the Festival of Trees.
George Herman "Babe" Ruth, played at every level of baseball. He started his career with the farm team of the Baltimore Orioles, and the moved up to the big game when he signed with the Boston Red Sox in 1914.
Statesboro took part in another piece of baseball history, but this time those playing in Statesboro actually created it, rather than just observing.
Another legend of baseball made an appearance in the Coastal Empire, actually coming to Statesboro itself.
(Note: The following is an excerpt from "When Dreams Came True," a book about the passage of the G.I. Bill and how it helped shape modern America.)
Growing up, Walter Gibson heard magnificent stories about his grand-uncle, John Gibson. The current Bulloch County commissioner was told about his renowned arguments as a prosecutor in Douglas, Ga., his tenure as a U.S. congressman and even about his key role in helping pass the first G.I. Bill prior to the end of World War II. But until lately, Gibson said he didn't fully appreciate the significance of John Gibson's contribution to ensuring the millions ...
Brooklet Elementary held its 11th annual Pumpkin Parade Friday morning. Traditionally, the children parade their costumes and decorated pumpkins down Main Street in Brooklet, but, due to gray skies and drizzling rain, the event had to be moved indoors. Relatives and community members crowded into the school's mult-purpose room to watch the school's parade. The event, that promotes reading as well as creativity, is held at the end of Red Ribbon Week.
Cicero once said "Art is born of the observation and investigation of nature." This couldn't be truer for artist Jim Chapman. An artist, writer and teacher, Chapman brings his love of nature and creativity to Statesboro for a one-day workshop on watercolors.
During her 40s, Cannon saw the first nuclear weapon built and tested and watched Bing Crosby, Clark Gable and Bob Hope on TV. As she turned 50, Cannon watched as Elvis swiveled his hips and doctors attempted the first organ transplants.
In the 1880's, railroad magnate John Williams consolidated a number of small coastal North Carolina railroad lines into the Seaboard Railroad (SB). The SB then bought the Savannah, Americus, and Montgomery Railway (SA&M). The SB purchase of the SA&M gave the SB a route into Savannah, essentially breaking the stranglehold of the Central Of Georgia Railroad (CGA) railroad on Savannah traffic.
Well, we can't say he didn't warn us. Lemony Snicket, author of the hugely popular "A Series of Unfortunate Events," has cautioned his audience time and time again that they should not, under any circumstances, read his chronicles of Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire. Mr. Snicket thinks that the story of three orphans struggling to survive in a world filled with people who mean well but are no help at all, people who only help ...
Regulating the temperature of your foods is a critical step in controlling the growth of harmful bacteria. Most people know that foods need to be cooked to proper temperatures in order to be safe, but the ability of your refrigerator, freezer or oven to maintain the proper temperature is often overlooked. Refrigerators and freezers need to be cold enough to prevent rapid bacterial growth on foods and ovens need to reach high enough temperatures ...
The man talking to me was a native of Treutlen County (Soperton) but a longtime resident of Bulloch County. He is now deceased so I will let his statements stand, either as fact or folklore.
The Bulloch Academy fall sports program lists quarterback Jordan Walker at 6-1, 165 pounds. Friday night against Tiftarea Academy, the slim junior ran as if he weighed 40 pounds more.
Nan Rushing and Buford Brannen, both of Register, have published a new cookbook that is simple and unique.
Standing at about 4 feet tall, with a waist no larger than the hydrant next to him, 7-year-old Aaron Oliver doesn't look like the average firefighter.
Mark Cartwright, who will be inducted into the Atlanta Country Music/Georgia Music Hall of Fame on Nov. 30, has roots in the Statesboro area, playing and singing in the 1970s and '80s at places like the Holiday Inn.
She sat in the sunshine filtering through the windows at a local assisted living home, dressed in her best and obviously pleased to have visitors.
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