The Sixties were a time of revolution that brought us JFK's presidency, Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, controversy in Vietnam, and great music. The Broadway hit, "Hairspray," is a fun, musical social commentary on the American 60s. The Averitt Junior STARS production will demonstrate that even today, we can't "stop the beat." "Hairspray" will be performed in the Emma Kelly Theater by the Averitt STARS on July 22 and 23 at 7:30 p.m. and July 24 at 2 p.m.
Alumni of the historic Willow Hill School are planning the first Willow Hill Heritage Festival for Labor Day weekend, Sept. 3-4.
Statesboro-based Imaginative Journeys, creator of entertaining and educational children's programs, presented its "Could YOU Be A World War II Kid?" at the Newnan Carnegie Library, in Newnan, Ga., recently, for an enthusiastic group of nearly thirty local kids, ages 8-12.
The Averitt Center for the Arts is getting ready for its 4th of July weekend celebration. Known as Statesboro's "heart of art, "the Averitt Center activities focus on All-American family traditions like the circus and modern art exhibitions.
If it wasn't for Up with People, Katie Walker might not even be around. Over the next six months, she will tour a portion of the world as part of the same musical stage show that brought her parents together.
The Georgia House of Representatives read and adopted House Resolution 952, HR 953, and HR 1083 on April 12, honoring the accomplishments of three Bulloch County School's faculty members: Dr. Ken LeCain, Ashlee Mitchell and Bobbi Lynn Moreno. The Resolutions were initiated by Representative Jan Tankersley (R-158).
The Statesboro-Bulloch Country Friends of the Library recently elected two new members to their Board of Directors, Barbara Brown and Sheryl Abraham Littles.
Statesboro Herald photographer Scott Bryant won nine awards, including three first places, in the 2011 Georgia Press Association Better Newspaper Contest.
Sea Island Bank and Statesboro-Bulloch County Park and Recreation Department are excited to announce the winners of the 2011 Firecracker Fest: "America the Colorful" coloring contest. Three local community members judged over 600 entries on May 24 to select this year's winners.
This week, 17-year-old Colby Parker will pack his tuba and travel to Washington, D.C., where he and 19 other Presidential Scholars in the Arts will perform for President Obama and a crowd at the Kennedy Center on June 20.
Thirty-eight children representing Bulloch, Bryan, Candler, Chatham, Effingham, Screven, and Tattnall counties participated in Camp Lily Welle on Saturday, May 7.
Having attended Bulloch Academy since pre-kindergarten, Kaylee Sheppard almost took a different path as she entered high school.
Clay Oldham will go to the University of Georgia this fall, but has yet to decide between marine biology and a medical career.
Portal High School Valedictorian, STAR Student and Governor's Honors Program Finalist Jasmyn Mikel is ready for her future. She'll start by attending Georgia Southern University this fall, where she plans to pursue her doctorate in nursing.
Olivia Carter was born into a family of artists. For four years now, she has launched annual service projects to benefit impoverished crafts people overseas, as well as local arts and charities.
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