Whitt Van Tassell, a freshman at Statesboro High School, has received an "Excellence in Media Production" Award from the International Student Media Festival's pre-event panel of judges. Winners from across the United States and their work will be honored during the International Student Media Festival (ISMF) in Jacksonville, Fla., Nov. 10-12.
A trip through Bulloch County back roads to a remote farm, a visit to a fertilizer company and a stop at a small local grist, cane and sawmill was followed by lunch and a display of tractors Thursday as the Statesboro Kiwanis Club and Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce combined their annual farm tours for the first time.
WEST POINT, N.Y. - Cadet Brandon Walker recently completed the six-week Cadet Basic Training and began classes at the United States Military Academy.
If you were one of the many viewers of MTV's "Jersey Shore" in Statesboro Aug. 18, you might have noticed a special commercial - one where Mike Cristancho, a member of the local band Born-Forty, proposed to his girlfriend, Carrie Loomis, on-air.
Amateur actors serve up some saucy roles for murder mystery nights produced by the Continuing Education Division at Georgia Southern University.
The scene: Rogers State Prison. Amid green fields and razor-wire topped fences near Reidsville, medium-security Rogers houses 1,487 male inmates, many of whom work on the surrounding 9,700-acre farm that supplies food to other prisons statewide. Inside: A shiny, tiled visitation room with words like "RESPECT" and "PURPOSE" painted on the walls.
Derrick Merritt was born in Atlanta and loves the city life. But deep inside beats the heart of a country boy who loves horses, outdoors and the slower pace of rural Georgia.
Guests at the Murder Mystery Night going down Aug. 20 at the Holiday Inn can have a drink during the cocktail reception, partake of an elegant dinner, meet a local author and solve a killing.
With the distinction of being the first female child born in Statesboro after the Civil War, Maude Brannen Edge began life as a curiosity of sorts.
Reared first in England and then in New York City by parents from opposite sides of the Atlantic, Don Thompson remembers sailing aboard the Queen Mary and other great ocean liners as a child. In more recent years, he and wife Sally have taken more than a dozen cruises.
Season tickets are on sale for the 2011-2012 Averitt Center for the Arts performance season, with a lineup that goes from The Eagles to "Annie."
Shannon Robertson, Media Specialist for Southeast Bulloch Middle School, has been selected by the Georgia Association of Instructional Technology and the Georgia Library Media Association as the 2011 Library Media Specialist of the Year for the Coastal Georgia District.
"Growing up a Catholic in the American South, you understood two things. One is that you were a minority, and number two, most of the people who were non-Catholics in the South were very kind and very devoted to their faith," says Dr. James M. Woods.
Georgia Southern University's Performing Arts Center will celebrate its 10th season with a mix of entertainment that includes Broadway classics, a country music favorite, a world-renowned composer and musical political satire.
The Southeast Bulloch High School marching band is halfway through a two-week boot camp where physical training is as important as the music.
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