Roots of freedom
JoAunne Walker pressed her hand to the wall of Elmina Castle in Ghana. The bricks were swollen and moist from the African heat.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
SEHS grad Daniel named all-American cheerleader
Katherine Daniel of Effingham County has enjoyed a great deal of success in her two years as a Georgia Southern University cheerleader.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
AAUP Censures 2 Institutions and Removes 2 Others From Censure List
Members of the American Association of University Professors voted unanimously on Saturday to place Southern University at Baton Rouge and National Louis University on its censure list for actions of the universities' administrations that violated the association's academic-freedom and tenure standards.
Husband-wife authors to visit Mary Vinson Library
The Twin Lakes Library System will host a book signing at Mary Vinson Memorial Library Monday for two Central Georgia authors.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
AAUP censures Southern
The top national organization of university professors on Saturday voted to place Southern University on academic censure for its handling of a declared financial emergency and the resulting faculty layoffs during the past two years.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Georgia Southern celebrates army birthday
Georgia Southern University, home to the Eagle Battalion and part of the Reserve Officer Training Corps since 1980, marked the 238th birthday of the U.S. army.
The Island Packet
SC Senate confirms 2 parole board members
State officials said this week that senators confirmed the appointment of Henry S. Eldridge of Tega Cay.
Zachary Plainsman News
Local kids join Astronaut Bernard Harris to create spacesuits at Southern University
Campers will use an "impact tester" that mimics the extreme elements in space to determine the winning design, which must be capable of withstanding space debris.
St. John Parish President named elected official of the year by Young Democrats of Louisiana
St. John Parish President Natalie Robottom has been named the 2013 Elected Official of the Year by the Young Democrats of Louisiana .
Thu Jun 13, 2013
And the Emmy goes to ... GSU
Georgia Southern University has been recognized for broadcast excellence by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences with a 2013 Emmy Award.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Willow Hill Center aiming beyond festival
The Bennett Grove School, currently on private land, dates from about 1918 and is said to be the only surviving one-room schoolhouse for African-Americans in Bulloch County.
Zachary Plainsman News
Marshall installed as President of the Louisiana County Agricultural Agents' Association
East Baton Rouge County Agent Terrence Marshall was installed as President of the Louisiana County Agricultural Agents Association at its 76th annual meeting held recently in Abbeville.
Alabama's most affordable colleges and universities ranked by return on investment
The free, non-commercial website -- dedicated to providing "students of the internet age" accurate information through an easy-to-use interface -- has listed 17 Alabama schools it considers to be good values.
No ruling on Quincy Richard's eligibility
The district judge hearing arguments in the state's petition to remove St. Landry Parish School Board member Quincy Richard Sr. failed to reach a ruling before court closed for the day Monday.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Mill Springs Graduates Pick Colleges Near, Far from Home
Mill Springs Academy graduates will head to universities as close as Reinhardt and Kennesaw State and as far as Arkansas and Iowa in the fall.
GSU to help launch program for young professionals
Georgia Southern University's College of Business Administration is working with the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce to help young professionals start their careers and contribute to their communities.
African American community's history in Covington is topic of June 23 presentation
The History of the African American Community in Covington , a historical lecture tied to the city's bicentennial celebration, will be presented June 23 at Fuhrmann Auditorium in the Greater Covington Center, 317 N. Jefferson Ave. The event will begin at 4 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
Off the Kuff
HCDE fills its vacancy
Please see the information below: "Yesterday, the Harris County Board of Education voted to appoint Mr. Howard Jefferson of the NAACP national board to fill position 7 in order to complete the remainder of Jim Henley's term.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Eagle excitement: GSU steps it up
W ITH A few shovels of dirt, Georgia Southern University is now on its way to making some big, exciting changes.
The Town Talk
Frank Larson, an attorney with Crowell & Owens, LLC in Alexandria has been named a Fellow of the Louisiana Bar Foundation.