Horseback rides, roping tricks and hamburgers brought smiles to several boys recently as the New Day Cowboy Church welcomed residents of Joseph's Home for Boys to the Creasy Farm in Candler County.
When John D. Russell's Statesboro job with Brooks sent him to Europe in the late 1960s for an extended period, he had no idea that he would return home to the U.S. with a German bride, Baerbel Russell.
In a world where penguins nest and insects as large as a man's hand exist, Statesboro native Dr. Nikki Grant Hoffman climbed over rocks and through stands of odd, twisted trees.
Area children performed 'Jack and the Beanstalk' Saturday at Georgia Southern University's Performing Arts Center.
Middle school students gathered at Georgia Southern this week for a five-day Eagle Science Camp session. According to the school Web site, the students live at GSU during the camp and participate in laboratory adventures and camp activities.
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.
The idea came to TMS Ruge one evening in September while at home in New York, skimming Twitter for stories on Ebola. A native of Uganda who grew up in East Africa and the U.S., Ruge was struck that much of the coverage depicted Africans only as victims. Little mention was made of their potential role in wiping out the deadly epidemic.
Correction: The byline in the print version of this article said the author was Kimberly Curtis. The article's author is actually Lane Anderson. The editor apologizes for this mistake and hopes to avoid future occurrences of inaccuracy.
"The Colored Folks Cemetery," as a deed from 1903 describes it, is a smaller, privately maintained cemetery behind the city of Statesboro's publicly maintained Eastside Cemetery.
In the human version of "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," Jim Carrey as the Grinch shares these symbolic stresses in his busy holiday schedule: "Even if I wanted to go, my schedule wouldn't allow it. Four o'clock, wallow in self-pity; 4:30, stare into the abyss; 5:00, solve world hunger, tell no one. 5:30, Jazzercize. 6:30, dinner with me. I can't cancel that again. 7:00, wrestle with my self-loathing; I'm booked. Of course, if I bump the loathing to 9 I could still be done in time to lay in bed, stare ...
NEW YORK - Shoppers are getting smarter.
Sleek cattle graze contentedly in well-kept pastures. Dust rises in clouds as tractors till the fields, Grandchildren hunt, fish and ride horses on property that has been in Portal farmer Jimmy Skrine's family for decades, and the 73-year-old takes an active role in operating the farm that has been his life for over 60 years.
NEW YORK - It'll never rank up there with turkey and pumpkin pie, but for millions of Americans the Thanksgiving experience just wouldn't be the same without ... helium.
BERLIN, Germany - Listening to sad music while feeling down may seem like it could make matters worse, but it actually elicits positive emotions, according to a recent study.
Mention winterizing a house to most homeowners and the knee jerk responses are bound to begin flying: Time consuming, expensive, unnecessary.
With the median age of this group of distinguished gentlemen teetering around 75, the "10:30 Coffee Club" just celebrated 55 years of togetherness.
The Murkisons' story began on a regular December night in 2011.
Man of the Decade
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