It's 9:30 a.m. on a Wednesday morning at Langston Chapel Middle School. In the band room, music teacher Holly Lloyd is going through the song "Crater Lake" with her students.
When people think of Mill Creek Park, a number of things come to mind: sports fields, Splash in the Boro, the pavilion, even the walking path. But under the dome, in the warmth of the therapy pool, the Bulloch Recreation Department now offers an afternoon water exercise program for arthritis sufferers.
A childhood of beauty pageants and a heart of gold led a Statesboro woman to an international title and the opportunity to represent Georgia and the United States while promoting volunteerism.
Art created by seniors in Georgia Southern University's Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art was on display all last week in the downstairs gallery of the Center for Art and Theatre. The Bachelor of Fine Arts Senior Exhibition held a closing reception on Friday for all the artists and the public.
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The traditional Holiday Lighting of Sweetheart Circle attracted students and faculty of Georgia Southern university as well as community members as president Bruce Grube and his wife, Kathryn, flipped the switch to illuminate the grounds.
Most farmers can tell you the main reason they farm; it's in the blood. The phrase "family farm" means a great deal to Alan and Stacy Spence, brothers who farm together and whose family was chosen as the 2008 Farm Family of the Year by the Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce agribusiness committee.
Georgia Southern University hopes to raise $3,000 for the local Toys for Tots campaign through a raffle of 10 elaborately decorated trees and four wreaths. Toys for Tots will give toys and goods to children of qualifying families for Christmas.
The Holocaust during World War II was possibly the single most horrific undertaking by a Western government in the 20th Century with its most famous victim a teenage German Jew who wanted nothing more than to become a famous journalist.
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 Murkisons' story began on a regular December night in 2011.
Question: What is the Virginia pine? I just received my Market Bulletin and see that numerous Christmas tree farms grow it.
I am a child of divorce. As a kid, I struggled internally with the divorce for one reason - I was no longer going to see my father every day. But, young as I was, I understood my mother and father were better at being friends, and my parents managed to give me and my sister a wonderful childhood. I hold no resentment. However, not all children understand and deal with divorce very well.
American Legion Auxiliary, Post 90 in Statesboro and Woodmen of the World, Chapter 158, joined with Alpha Delta Kappa, Honorary Teachers Sorority, to provide gifts to veterans at the VA Hospital in Dublin.
As a veteran, I.W. Spence is in an unusual category, but having served means a lot to him and he has maintained a lifelong interest in all things military. This explains why he recently flew aboard a 70-year-old military plane - despite not having the opportunity to jump out.
Whether it's trick-or-treating, decorating sugar cookies or watching scary movies, almost everyone has a favorite Halloween tradition or two. It's a holiday that is celebrated around the world, albeit with some pretty major differences.
WASHINGTON - For many high school seniors, fall means deciding where to apply for college and maybe visiting a guidance counselor. Data crunchers hope to help.
Nobody knows how to build up to Halloween quite like we do here in Statesboro. With ghost tours, zombie runs, parading pumpkins and costumed canines, it's been one celebration after another all week. Enjoy these pictures from various Halloween happenings around town.
Man of the Decade
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