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Stuart Tedders becomes dean of Georgia Southern’s Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health

Blakeley Bartee

April 24, 2020

STATESBORO — After serving as interim dean of the college since July 2019, Stuart Tedders, Ph.D., has been appointed dean of the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health at Georgia Southern University.The university announced his ...

Gov. Kemp’s shelter-in-place order: What it means

Ashton Christianson

April 3, 2020

Governor Brian Kemp issued a shelter-in-place order for Georgia. The order will go into effect tonight at 6 p.m. and will continue until April 13.According to the order, this means that Georgia residents will be asked to stay ...

Man arrested on murder and robbery charges in The George Apartments case

Abby Fuller

April 1, 2020

STATESBORO — The Statesboro Police Department arrested a man Monday on murder charges following the fatal shooting of another man.Patrol officers responded to a report of shots fired around noon Friday at a parking lot at The George ...

Your View: Four Georgia Southern students on COVID-19

Blakeley Bartee

March 13, 2020

STATESBORO — At the Russell Union bus stops the Friday afternoon before spring break, we asked four students for their thoughts on the coronavirus, spring break and campus closures.Kiarra Lovett, sophomore biology majorSopho...

Meet Moonpie the goat, a therapy animal who helps children with disabilities

Blakeley Bartee

March 12, 2020

STATESBORO — With the help of an unusually calm goat, one Georgia Southern University elementary and special education instructor is helping students with disabilities socialize.Moonpie, a Nigerian Dwarf goat born premature and th...

Georgia Southern hires new athletic director

Blakeley Bartee

March 5, 2020

STATESBORO — Georgia Southern University announced Thursday that Jared Benko, former chief financial officer and deputy director of athletics at Mississippi State University, will serve as the new GS director of athletics.Benko wil...

Hamptons resident hospitalized after grease fire

Alexis Hampton

March 4, 2020

STATESBORO — A 21-year-old woman was hospitalized after a fire in the Hamptons off-campus apartments.The fire started when the resident tried to move a skillet with grease in it outside, according to the Statesboro Fire Department.As she ...

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