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18 hrs ago | Patch.com

Former South Forsyth Track Star Beaten to Death in Statesboro

A former member of the South Forsyth High School track team has died after sustaining a severe beating outside a bar in his college town, NorthFulton.com reports.

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Related Topix: Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA

18 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Obesity is now so normal that many parents can't see if their child is too fat: study

We've all heard those phrases that denote a certain blindness to the passage of time.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Statesboro Herald

Police Report - 8-29-14: A woman called police after a 3-year-old appeared at her door, unattended

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.

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Related Topix: Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA, Georgia, Brooklet, GA, Candler County, GA

The Coastal Courier

PBS's 'Time Team America' highlights GSU work

In 2012, the PBS show Time Team America tracked the adventures of a Georgia Southern University archaeologist and students at Camp Lawton, a Civil War POW camp in Millen, as they uncovered buried secrets using the latest technology and decades of expertise.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, Millen, GA, Jenkins County, GA, Andersonville, GA, Sumter County, GA

Detroit Free Press

Study: Today's parents less able to spot obesity in their kids

We knew she was going; we didn't think it would be so soon. David Muir will take her place on Sept.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Southern University, Pediatrics, Medicine, Life, Food, Nutrition, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Wed Aug 27, 2014

SavannahNow

Ogeechee research begins

A three-year, $1-million research project underway at Georgia Southern University could provide an early warning system about the health of the Ogeechee River, university officials said Tuesday at a public meeting on campus.

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Related Topix: Southern University, Biology, Science, Screven County, GA, Millen, GA, Jenkins County, GA, Emanuel County, GA, Midville, GA

Statesboro Herald

'Truth Has No Color'

GSU sociology lecturer Nathan Palmer, center, moderates a forum Tuesday on race relations in the wake of the events in Ferguson, Mo.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Southern University, Prison

Statesboro Herald

Dancing man arrested in cocaine charges in Statesboro

A man dancing in the streets, yelling at passersby and causing a scene Saturday was arrested after officers found he had a pocket full of cocaine, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Bulloch County, GA, Drugs, Statesboro, GA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Reuters

More parents think their overweight child is 'about right'

Between 1988 and 2010, the number of parents who could correctly identify their children as overweight or obese went down, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Southern University, Life, Food, Nutrition

Statesboro Herald

PBS show to highlight Georgia Southern at Camp Lawton tonight

Students and archeologist film an episode of "Time Team America" at Camp Lawton in Millen.

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Related Topix: Jenkins County, GA, Millen, GA, Andersonville, GA, Sumter County, GA, Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Statesboro Herald

Georgia Southern online MBA program is top 30 in the nation

Georgia Southern University's College of Business Administration Online Master of Business Administration program has been named one of the nation's Top 30 Best Online MBA Programs by BestColleges.com.

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Related Topix: Southern University, Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA

Effingham Herald

Where the transportation needs are

Georgia is the fourth-largest state, with nearly 10 million people and growing. As concentrated as part of the state is around Atlanta and as spread out as the rest of the state is, it is little wonder that there is a long list of transportation needs that grows larger as the state grows and the projects become more expensive as inflation increases ... (more)

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Effingham County, GA, Bulloch County, GA, Chatham County, GA, Statesboro, GA

HON

Today's Parents Less Able to Spot Obesity in Their Kids: Study

In fact, parents interviewed between 2005 and 2010 were 24 percent less likely to spot a weight problem in their child than parents interviewed between 1988 and 1994, the researchers said.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Southern University, Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA, Pediatrics, Medicine, Life, Food, Nutrition

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Statesboro Herald

Police report - 8-23-14; Euthanized at animal shelter - 22 dogs and 13 cats.

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.

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Related Topix: Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA, Portal, GA

Statesboro Herald

Willow Hill School to celebrate anniversary

Open-hearth cooking expert Clarissa Clifton, seen in this publicity photo, will give demonstrations of 19th century cooking at the Willow Hill site during Saturday's 140th anniversary celebration.

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Related Topix: African-American, Bulloch County, GA, Portal, GA, Statesboro, GA

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

UGA police detective honored for 'Respect for Law'

John Gagliano's team-player attitude emerged while growing up in Oglethorpe County, where he also found he had a desire to do "worthy work."

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Related Topix: Oglethorpe County, GA, University of Georgia, Southern University

WTOC-TV Savannah

Georgia Southern celebrates opening of new communications building

Communication Arts students at Georgia Southern University now have a state-of-the-art facility as their home in the newly renovated Sanford Hall.

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WTOC-TV Savannah

GSU School of Nursing receives $2.2M in grant funding

This summer, Georgia Southern University's School of Nursing received more than $2.2 million in grant funding, which will serve three purposes: help to establish a Center for Nursing Scholarship and Research, introduce a new graduate level Chronic Illness Certificate Program and provide scholarships to students seeking a Family Nurse Practitioner ... (more)

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Related Topix: Nursing, Southern University

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Statesboro Herald

Police report - 8-22-14; A clerk told police that a customer threatened to kill another customer.

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.

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Related Topix: Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA, Georgia, Brooklet, GA, Candler County, GA

Statesboro Herald

Georgia Southern University to host fall 2014 'Boro Browse

It is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside the Russell Union Rotunda and on the Pedestrium.

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Related Topix: Southern University, Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA

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