Mr. and Mrs. Billy Walker Sr. of Brooklet celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary on December 24, 2010. The couple was married on December 24, 1960, at the Brooklet First Baptist Church. They have three children, Charles Walker of Brooklet, Melinda Greene of Collins, Ga., and Mike Walker of Pennsylvania; and five grandchildren.
Mr. and Mrs. H.L. Merck (Betty and Lamar) will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on December 26, 2010, with their children and grandchildren. They were married on December 26th, 1950, in Huntington, W.Va.
It's been almost a year since Dr. Brooks Keel assumed his role as Georgia Southern University's 12th president on Jan. 1, 2010. He's had the tough task of slashing a budget three months into the job, but also the joy of Georgia's Board of Regents approving a full engineering program for the university.
Like Tim Allen's character in "The Santa Clause" movies, the real Santa was once an ordinary man, who was chosen and transformed through a mysterious process.
The air was crisp as helpers loaded the purple stalks of sugar cane onto trailers, brought them to the syrup house, and fed them through grinders to produce the sweet juice that would soon be boiled down into cane syrup.
It's impossible to sort out how many of the more than 1,500 school children who will visit the Georgia Southern University Museum in tour groups this month are coming just because of the Camp Lawton exhibit. If trends hold, another 1,000 to 1,500 people of all ages will file through as "walk-ins" in November alone, and their reasons would be even harder to pin down.
The world-renowned American Boychoir was in Statesboro Thursday night to play a concert at First United Methodist Church. The Boychoir is widely considered the top concert boys choir in the United States. It was founded in Columbus, Ohio, in 1937 and moved to Princeton, N.J., in 1950.
Some have called it a fate worse than death. It's an incurable disease. One that is equally devastating on the victim and the victim's loved ones who witness an unfolding tragedy, often in slow motion.
The Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department tried something new for Halloween this year. With Splash in the Boro closed for the season, and the sttractions drained of water, the Lazy River became a place for a little Halloween fun.
Clear skies, comfortable temperatures and the lure of fun and excitement could mean a record year for the 49th annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair when everything is counted. All week, Statesboro Kiwanis Club welcomed folks from all across the region for food, thrill rides, exhibits and more.
A single historic structure stands five miles north of Sylvania as the only evidence of the once booming town of Jacksonboro.
It was a trip to remember. A dozen World War II veterans from south Georgia enjoyed fellowship with other veterans and made lots of memories after Honor Flight Savannah treated them to an all-expenses paid daytrip to Washington, D.C., recently.
Connie Sacks glows as she speaks of her husband, Max Sacks. A former soldier, Sacks was a contract tactical medical instructor with a government agency working in Afghanistan. On July 29, a little more than two months ago, the Taliban ambushed a convoy Max Sacks was traveling with. After helping get his crew to safety, he died from his injuries.
A large crowd at Georgia Southern University's Hanner Fieldhouse Wednesday night got a few laughs out of two polar political opposites who just happen to be married.
Cooperation and Family Fitness Night is one of the most popular parent-involvement events at Bulloch County elementary schools.
Man of the Decade