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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Help Averitt Center continue growing the arts
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DeWayne Grice
The Averitt Center for the Arts will cut the ribbon on its brand new Center for Performing Arts at 41 West Main Street on Friday at 4:30 p.m. Once again, the Statesboro Arts Council has taken an eyesore and recreated it as an incredibly desirable and wonderfully functioning building. The injection of life to West Main Street is certain to become an anchor of development and growth in an area of downtown that continues to struggle in gaining an identity. When then Statesboro Mayor Hal Averitt pulled together a group of business and community leaders more than a decade ago to figure out how to rescue two dilapidated buildings in the center of downtown, his vision was much greater than simply acquiring and renovating those beautiful buildings.
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