Georgia Southern’s Statesboro campus experiences little to no damage from Hurricane Michael

Matthew Enfinger and Brendan Ward

Georgia Southern University’s Statesboro campus appears to not have experienced much damage from Hurricane Michael.

{{tncms-inline account=”🎃📰 🐶Matt o’Lantern 🐶📰🎃” html=”<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">After a walk up and down the pedestrium, it appears that <a href="">#TropicalStormMichael</a> has not caused any significant damage to this area of campus. The only thing to show for the storm is a couple of puddles along with plenty of leaves and pine straw. <a href=""></a></p>— 🎃📰 🐶Matt o’Lantern 🐶📰🎃 (@Matt_Man_96) <a href="">October 11, 2018</a></blockquote>” id=”″ type=”twitter”}}

The trees at Sweetheart Circle survived the winds of Michael despite a few fallen small branches.

The power appears to be up on campus as well. Lights inside Henderson Library and the Interdisciplinary Academic Building are on.

The pumps at GS’ three ponds continue to work as well. A complete report of the university’s status after the storm has not yet been released by GS. The George-Anne will update this article as more information becomes available.


The city of Statesboro has 25 reported power outages across the city with about 409 people affected as of 11:42 a.m. Thursday, according to Georgia Power.

Statesboro also has no reported road closures, according to 511 Georgia.

Matthew Enfinger, Editor-in-Chief,

Brendan Ward, Coverage/Daily Managing Editor,