The 1994 movie "8 Seconds" announced the rise of the sport of bull riding, and here in Statesboro there is another rider trying to hang on for eight seconds as he practices his technique in nearby Ludowici.
A party. Four drinks. A bad decision. Two lives lost.
Inside the Georgia Southern University Russell Union ballroom Monday, 15 students sat at tables covered in linen, dining on herb-encrusted chicken and potatoes on china, with water goblets and iced tea, salad, and a decadent dessert. Butter and a basket of bread accompanied their repast.
"It's my little thing I can do from here to help," she said.
People of all ages found something to enjoy at the Grape Stomp Festival at Meinhardt Vineyards & Winery Saturday. Whether it was taking a hay ride, stomping grapes, sipping a glass of wine and munching on cheese, or swinging by the waterfall and listening to live music - the festival featured something for all who attended.
The 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing were more than athletic competitions for Statesboro's Dr. Jerry Johnson - they were a spiritual experience.
Faculty members of the GSU Music Department took centerstage at the Performing Arts Center Tuesday for the annual faculty talent showcase.
Mill Creek Regional Park has always been a place where exercise is the main focus, but now citizens will benefit from a gift a local civic club added to the park's walking trail.
The Statesboro Youth Ballet's fifth annual production of "The Nutcracker" held its first set of auditions at the Averitt Center for the Arts in the Emma Kelly Theatre in downtown Statesboro on Sunday.
When Darin Van Tassell was bypassed for the Georgia Southern head baseball coaching position following Jack Stallings' 1999 retirement it was a bitter disappointment.
For some, cooking isn't just another chore - it's an art. At least that's what Ogeechee Technical College instructor Chef Tony Pisacano says.
Exercisers of all ages have been attending water aerobics sessions held at Splash in the Boro.
"Who's felt something they've never felt before? Who understood a concept they've never thought about before?"
Bulging biceps, leaner bodies, and physical exercise as well as self-defense skills are all part of a recent surprise and an ongoing partnership that have made residents of Joseph's Home for Boys more health-minded.
In the works for four years, the Downtown Streetscape project is nearing realization as the City of Statesboro secures a final agreement with the contractor.
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