54 min ago
EPA, community activists put toxic oil refineries in a headlock
It's not just coal that's been getting the wind kicked out of it . Oil refineries will soon be feeling it as well, thanks to new rules proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency to scale back air pollution.
12 hrs ago
Mason makes contract extension demands
Southern University System President Ronald Mason Jr. won't seek or accept an extension of his contract when it expires next year, unless certain terms he has outlined are met.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Standberry seeks another term as school board memberStandberry seeks...
Standberry seeks another term as school board member Anthony Standberry runs for the District I school board position.
Regents grant Georgia Southern state's first undergraduate manufacturing engineering program
Georgia Southern University's newest degree program, manufacturing engineering, will be housed in the Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Information Technology.
Goose Creek Gazette
CSU School of Education program recognized
The Charleston Southern University School of Education has received notification that all of its teacher education programs have received national recognition by their specialty program associations.
Archie Manning appearance at Georgia Southern postponed until spring
Georgia Southern University has rescheduled its Leadership Lecture Series featuring speaker Archie Manning, a National Football League player, 1989 National Football Foundation College Hall of Fame member, and chairman of the National Football Foundation, until March.
Joe Bouie launches bid for Louisiana House District 97
Joseph Bouie, former chancellor of Southern University in New Orleans, has announced his intention to run for the vacant state House District 97 seat.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
SSU adopts tobacco-free policy
All schools within the University System of Georgia will be transitioning into tobacco-free campuses by Oct. 1 of this year.
The Daily Caller
Presents: America's Most Delicious Colleges
Most schools in America try to their stuff students with cheap food that would probably be rejected by inmates serving life sentences.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
New renovations at Cajun Field
Ragin Cajun fans only have a few more days before the big kickoff game between the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and Southern University.
Two students earn Master 4-H status
Two students from Effingham County earned Master 4-H'er status at the 72nd annual 4-H State Congress at the Crowne Plaza Ravinia in Atlanta.
Georgia Southern to host award-winning filmmaker for Hispanic Heritage Month
Georgia Southern University will host Adriana Bosch, an award-winning series producer and filmmaker, as this year's Hispanic Heritage Month guest speaker.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Around Baton Rouge for Monday, Aug. 18, 2014
BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB: Noon, Belle of Baton Rouge, 102 France St. William Broussard, director of athletics at Southern University, will speak about the upcoming football season and give updates on the other athletic programs at Southern.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Police Report - 8-17-14; Euthanized at animal shelter - 27 dogs and 36 cat.
Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies.
The Miami Herald
Baker chamber selects executive
The Advocate reports she will be responsible for all of the organization's activities, including implementing the city's economic development plan under auspices of the mayor's office.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Students moving in to Georgia Southern University
How tough is it for moms and dads to bring a son or daughter to college and leave them there? And how tough is it for a university to give that personal welcome when a student is one of 22,000? The 3,000 students who'll live on Geaorgia Southern's campus arrived to get keys and see what the year holds.
Barrow Announces Statesboro Job Fair
Congressman Barrow said the Statesboro fairs is one of a series of events that will be held in the 12th District while Congress is away from Washington for the month of August.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Boy's 1st birthday gift: Donations for migrant workers
Birthday parties usually see guests bringing presents for the person's birthday.
Georgia Southern University HIV conference to bring new strategies to rural health care
Georgia Southern University will host health-care professionals from around the Southeast for the third annual Rural HIV Research and Training Conference next month.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
The Victoria Advocate
Victoria woman spends life playing piano for churches
After raising nine children, cleaning houses to make ends meet and surviving a brain tumor and two strokes, Martha Charleston Hill, 82, of Victoria, shuffles when she walks.