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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.
Georgia Southern University gears up for Operation Move-In
Georgia Southern student Perry McWilliams, 19, leads fellow volunteers into Centennial Place during Operation Move-In in this August 2013 file photo.
Gov. Nathan Deal appoints Georgia Southern professor to nursing board
Dellarie Shilling, an assistant professor in Georgia Southern University's School of Nursing, has been appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal to serve on the Georgia Board of Nursing.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Byron Williams announces bid for Criminal District Court Judge
Byron C. Williams, a former prosecutor and current lawyer for Southern University, announced Tuesday he plans to run for a seat on Orleans Parish Criminal District court.
Barrow Announces Statesboro Job Fair
In announcing the job fairs Barrow said the fairs are part of a series of events that will be held while Congress is away from Washington for the month of August.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Baker chamber names executive director
LaTania Anderson has been named executive director of the Baker Chamber of Commerce.
Georgia Southern University engineering programs receive national a...
The Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Information Technology has been granted full accreditation by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology.