A centerpiece of American culture, "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," has inspired imaginations and evoked memories of childhood - or what we wish childhood had been - for more than 100 years. During the next three months, the community will have the opportunity to connect with the classic again, or for the first time, through art, literature and theater.
For Dr. Brooks Keel, one of the key factors that drew his interest to become president of Georgia Southern University was what he calls the college's "culture of being student centered." So, in his first week on the job as the college's new leader, Keel wants to have lunch with the student body. Just not all at the same time.
Former Statesboro Municipal Court Judge J. Lane Johnston is used to seeing a packed courtroom, but Wednesday, there were no defendants, and Johnston was in front of the bench instead of behind it.
If you live in Statesboro and want to visit the North Pole, you have to go South.
The Schmidt's of Brooklet are not your typical family.
Southerners have a reputation for having a sweet tooth. Apparently, so do the wasps in this part of the country, and that is helping a group of biology honors students at Georgia Southern University learn more about them.
Area residents enjoyed "Shopping by Lantern Light" Tuesday at the Main Street Farmers Market in downtown Statesboro. Between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m., lanterns helped showcase some of the best local food and crafts the Bulloch County region has to offer.
A recent patient of Willingway Hospital who resides in California sent the Dietary Staff a box of fine candies with a thank you note enclosed. It read, "Hello everyone. Thank you for the yummy food you prepared with so much care every day. I got so spoiled! I have learned how to eat grits the proper way. And all the breakfasts, lunches, dinners and desserts were always an extra treat every day. You brought an extra touch of happiness to my day. God bless!" Marie
A chance encounter outside a Veterans Administration hospital changed Lori Bennett's life forever and perhaps even a few in Afghanistan.
Thirty-six years ago when the Statesboro Service League hosted its first Attic Sale at the Bowen Furniture Store building, its members looked for the perfect woman to serve as Attic Sale chairman.
Wednesday's guests on the "Mornings UnPHILtered" show were Statesboro City Council members Will Britt from District 3 and Travis Chance from District 5. They came on host Phil Boyum's show to explain the council's decision Tuesday night to halt progress of a consolidation effort of the city's government departments and those of Bulloch County's departments and agencies in the near future.
Inspiration can come in many forms, and for artist Roxie Remley, it was music that inspired one of her most recent series of artwork.
Football season is in full swing and while most fans sweat over statistics in their bleachers or recliners, Southeast Bulloch Middle School students are crunching stats in the classroom.
"ELLA'S KITCHEN: The First Foods Book — The Purple One," Hamlyn, $19.99, 192 pages
These books share healthy foods for children — including a few they can help with.
Man of the Decade
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