It's been seen on TV and in local garden centers - the Topsy Turvy planter that grows tomatoes upside down. But local residents Steve and Lynda Lee put a new twist on the Topsy Turvy, and have a compact garden in their back yard where squash, peppers and tomatoes are growing by leaps and bounds - upside down, of course.
Brooklet Elementary School students giggled and squirmed in anticipation Thursday as they waited for a puppet show to begin at the Statesboro Regional Library. Soon, a gray cat poked its head out from underneath the curtains, drawing squeals of delight.
All Bulloch County public schools recently completed the CRCT exams. The standardized tests are administered each year near the end of April and can determine if a child advances to another grade or even if an entire school makes the "Adequate Yearly Progress" list. In other words – there's lots of pressure on everyone in every school.
Portal High School senior Amanda Pope has been riding horses all her life, and recently, found a way to make that lifelong love of horses pay off.
Following last Tuesday evening's 21st Annual Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards banquet, a coffee was held for all 2009 award recipients and past recipients, as well. The event was held Wednesday at the Statesboro Inn.
While others headed for sandy beaches and sunshine, 10 Georgia Southern University students headed to San Pedro Sula, Honduras during Spring Break March 14-21.
To show off their new facilities, the Zach S. Henderson Library at Georgia Southern is hosting a national traveling exhibition that examines and celebrates the life of one of America's most prominent and interesting Founding Fathers.
When a local furniture sales associate and artist traveled to Metter to help a customer with her furniture, he had no idea what the fruits of his labor would be.
Singing is in the air as the first day of spring approaches; however it's not from the birds, but a group of local choirs making music at a church on Fair Road.
Friends and others touched by the minister reflect on the life of 'The Sower.'
Members of the Bulloch County Historical Society - as well as a guest or two - shared some of their treasured antiques during a recent meeting held at RJ's Steaks and Seafood.
On Saturday night, Statesboro played its last regular season home games in the waning moments of a gym with 45 years of basketball history.
"Soldier Portraits," an exhibition of photographs by Savannah artist Ellen Susan, will be on view at the Georgia Southern University Center for Art & Theatre now through March 12. The public is invited to attend all exhibition and gallery events free of charge.
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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