The 1994 movie "8 Seconds" announced the rise of the sport of bull riding, and here in Statesboro there is another rider trying to hang on for eight seconds as he practices his technique in nearby Ludowici.
A party. Four drinks. A bad decision. Two lives lost.
Inside the Georgia Southern University Russell Union ballroom Monday, 15 students sat at tables covered in linen, dining on herb-encrusted chicken and potatoes on china, with water goblets and iced tea, salad, and a decadent dessert. Butter and a basket of bread accompanied their repast.
"It's my little thing I can do from here to help," she said.
People of all ages found something to enjoy at the Grape Stomp Festival at Meinhardt Vineyards & Winery Saturday. Whether it was taking a hay ride, stomping grapes, sipping a glass of wine and munching on cheese, or swinging by the waterfall and listening to live music - the festival featured something for all who attended.
The 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing were more than athletic competitions for Statesboro's Dr. Jerry Johnson - they were a spiritual experience.
Faculty members of the GSU Music Department took centerstage at the Performing Arts Center Tuesday for the annual faculty talent showcase.
Mill Creek Regional Park has always been a place where exercise is the main focus, but now citizens will benefit from a gift a local civic club added to the park's walking trail.
The Statesboro Youth Ballet's fifth annual production of "The Nutcracker" held its first set of auditions at the Averitt Center for the Arts in the Emma Kelly Theatre in downtown Statesboro on Sunday.
When Darin Van Tassell was bypassed for the Georgia Southern head baseball coaching position following Jack Stallings' 1999 retirement it was a bitter disappointment.
For some, cooking isn't just another chore - it's an art. At least that's what Ogeechee Technical College instructor Chef Tony Pisacano says.
Exercisers of all ages have been attending water aerobics sessions held at Splash in the Boro.
"Who's felt something they've never felt before? Who understood a concept they've never thought about before?"
Bulging biceps, leaner bodies, and physical exercise as well as self-defense skills are all part of a recent surprise and an ongoing partnership that have made residents of Joseph's Home for Boys more health-minded.
In the works for four years, the Downtown Streetscape project is nearing realization as the City of Statesboro secures a final agreement with the contractor.
Delete Question: A friend sent photos of the blue butterflies now at the butterfly house at Callaway Gardens. Can I attract this butterfly to my garden?
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which appears in Tuesday's print edition: Wendy DesChene is an associate professor of art at Auburn University. Because of a photographer's mistake, her employer was listed incorrectly in a photo caption and article that appeared on page 1B Sunday. The Statesboro Herald regrets the error.
Georgia Southern's first home game as a member of college football's highest division Saturday prompted a weeklong celebration that spilled over into downtown Statesboro.
Question: Is it true I can no longer purchase a 'Bradford' pear tree? Someone told me this at a nursery.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - At the age of 9, Isabella Rose Taylor - a painter since she was 3 - took a weeklong sewing class with an eye toward incorporating textiles into her artwork. She quickly discovered a love for fashion design as well, taking the class twice more that summer. Now, at 13, her line is debuting at Nordstrom stores this fall and she's set to hold her first show at New York Fashion Week."
Question: What kind of walnut is sold in the grocery store? It does not taste the same as the black walnuts I grew up with.
Parenting takes on a new level of stress as "mommy bloggers" take over the Internet and Facebook becomes stocked with perfect pictures of parents with their children at the park.
If parents over time amassed a quarter-million dollars, they could afford outright the cost of raising a child born in 2013 - with enough left over to throw in a fairly decent used car in which said child could drive into adulthood.
How hot was it at the Brooklet Peanut Festival last weekend?
Gina Tentzeras and her husband Chris sit beside each other on the couch, facing twin TV sets on the credenza, their young son between them playing a puzzle game on his iPad. They've outfitted this family space in their Fort Lauderdale, Florida, home for a togetherness they enjoy passionately: video games.
Man of the Decade
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