When people think of Mill Creek Park, a number of things come to mind: sports fields, Splash in the Boro, the pavilion, even the walking path. But under the dome, in the warmth of the therapy pool, the Bulloch Recreation Department now offers an afternoon water exercise program for arthritis sufferers.
A childhood of beauty pageants and a heart of gold led a Statesboro woman to an international title and the opportunity to represent Georgia and the United States while promoting volunteerism.
Art created by seniors in Georgia Southern University's Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art was on display all last week in the downstairs gallery of the Center for Art and Theatre. The Bachelor of Fine Arts Senior Exhibition held a closing reception on Friday for all the artists and the public.
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The traditional Holiday Lighting of Sweetheart Circle attracted students and faculty of Georgia Southern university as well as community members as president Bruce Grube and his wife, Kathryn, flipped the switch to illuminate the grounds.
Most farmers can tell you the main reason they farm; it's in the blood. The phrase "family farm" means a great deal to Alan and Stacy Spence, brothers who farm together and whose family was chosen as the 2008 Farm Family of the Year by the Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce agribusiness committee.
Georgia Southern University hopes to raise $3,000 for the local Toys for Tots campaign through a raffle of 10 elaborately decorated trees and four wreaths. Toys for Tots will give toys and goods to children of qualifying families for Christmas.
The Holocaust during World War II was possibly the single most horrific undertaking by a Western government in the 20th Century with its most famous victim a teenage German Jew who wanted nothing more than to become a famous journalist.
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.
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