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Get 'All Fired Up' at annual ceramics sale As the holiday season approaches, take time to find one-of-a-kind, handmade gifts at the All Fired Up: Holiday Exhibition and Sale with items crafted by students in the Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art. While the inventory varies, patrons will find a wide selection of handcrafted ceramics, jewelry, paper and bookmaking products, paintings, prints and more. Exhibitions and sales, such as All Fired Up, provide students at BFSDoArt and the Averitt Center the opportunity

to showcase and sell their artwork. This also allows students to network with the community and understand the business aspect of selling visual art. The university and local community serve as the BFSDoArt’s biggest supporters by encouraging the students as they develop their creative talents to evolve and grow into experts of their fields. The sale runs Dec. 3–5 at the Averitt Center for the Arts in downtown Statesboro. The sale is open Dec. 3, 6– 8 p.m.; Dec. 4, 10 a.m.–8 p.m.; and Dec. 5, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.w

Take a bite out of the 'Sweet Life' Oral history and performance project pays tribute to regional stories and communities “Reflections on the ‘Sweet Life’: The Vidalia® Onion Oral History & Performance Project” opens a threeday run at the GSU Center for Art and Theatre’s Black Box Theatre on Thursday, Dec. 3, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free and donations will be accepted at the door to benefit the Southeast Georgia Communities Project, The Vidalia® Onion Museum and the Patti Pace Performance Fund. The Vidalia® Onion Oral History Performance is adapted and directed by Rebecca Kennerly, Ph.D., from interviews conducted by her and students of her Performance, Culture and Communication course during the 2013 through 2015 academic years

at Georgia Southern. The students in the performance are members of the Performance Works Players from the University’s Department of Communication Arts. The project collected a broad range of stories that represent the cultural diversity of the persons whose lives have been affected by the growth of the Vidalia® onion industry in southeast Georgia. The project includes stories from farmers, agricultural agents, marketing professionals, social service providers, migrant workers and their families and Georgia Southern University students who grew up in the area.w

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On Thanksgiving Day, I and, using my stepdad’s crewas on a boat somewhere off dentials, got me a cheap rate the coast of Central America, on a rental car so I could get happily unplugged from all social back to Statesboro for work. On media during a weeklong cruise Monday, my dad took my car with my family and boyfriend. to the shop and took care of the As a result, I missed the flurry brakes repair. It turned out to of obligatory “I’m thankful for” be nowhere near as bad as we social media posts that everyone expected it to be, but still. He puts up on Thanksgiving. I Brittani Howell took care of it. Later this week, figured I would use my column to my stepdad will drive my car make up for the lapse. down this way and I will meet him on the road to trade off the rental car. I am, of course, grateful for a week with my family, who live far away from At 24, I expect myself to be wholly me, and my boyfriend, who lives even self-sufficient. I pay for everything out of farther. But I might be more grateful for my own paycheck, and while it’s tight, I what happened the day after we returned make it work. I try to ask my family for from vacation. very little. Extra, inessential luxuries, like I intended to get up Sunday morning a spot on our vacation, are easy for me and make the four-hour trek back to to accept because they are gifts of love, Statesboro before noon, so I could unasked for — but I don’t want to have get some preliminary work done for to ask for help on top of that. I’m an Connect. But about an hour into the adult, right? I’m supposed to go do adult things, like taking care of my busted car, drive, I came to a pretty terrifying realall by myself. I’m not supposed to NEED ization: The brakes on my car weren’t to ask for help. working. With great care, I eased off the So my family — my fractured and highway and into a gas station parking strange blended family — didn’t even lot, where I called my mom. She drove give me time to tell them no. They just right over to check the damage. We took care of me and sent me on my way. then called my dad — my parents are During the holidays, I know we’d all like to believe that most if not all families divorced — who also came to look at my would do the same for their kid. But the car. He cranked it up and crawled under hard truth is that there are plenty that the car’s body to check the brake lines, wouldn’t. A harder truth is that many hoping for an easy fix. It was not an easy might want to do the same but literally fix. Sitting on a curb at the gas station, I cannot afford it. And some of us out felt like the bottom had dropped out of there don’t have any families to rely on at my stomach. Like most young twenties, all. I live on a pretty tight budget as I try to I haven’t always been grateful for buckle down on my student loans. There my family, particularly during the first few years after my parents’ divorce. But are certain things that I flat-out cannot as time has gone on and I’ve gotten to afford on my own. My car breaking know my stepfamily better, and let my down is one of them — particularly right anger and resentment run its course, now, with multiple publication deadlines I’ve realized that — while it isn’t perfect bearing down on me. It was Sunday. — the hand I was dealt is pretty good. I could not get stuck in Atlanta for an And in moments like this, when I am extra day, not with a Monday Connect reminded that my family has my back in deadline, but it didn’t look like any repair a pinch, I'm reminded that the hand is shops were open. While I panicked, my parents worked, actually pretty awesome. and together they came up with this: Dad waited with the car while a tow Brittani Howell is the editor of truck came to pick it up, and then Connect Statesboro. If you'd like to reach he took it to a shop that would open out, shoot a message to editor@connectMonday. Mom drove me to the airport!w




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ARTS. MUSIC. ENTERTAINMENT. the public. Donations of nonperishable goods for the Statesboro Food Bank are appreciated but not required.


Concert, 3 p.m. GSU Sweetheart Circle — Annual Lighting of Sweetheart Circle, 4 p.m. Free and open to the public.


Eagle Creek Brewing Company — Open mic night with Daniel Navarro, 6–9 p.m.

First Methodist Church — GSU Music Department presents a Choral Concert, 6 p.m.

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop — Cornhole, 7 p.m.

GSU Foy Building — GSU Music Department presents Strings Ensemble Concert, 7:30 p.m., free and open to the public.

GSU Foy Building — GSU Music Department presents Georgia Southern Percussion Ensemble, 7:30 p.m., free and open to the public Mellow Mushroom — Trivia, 8 p.m. Locos — Trivia, 9 p.m. Gnat’s Landing — DJ and karaoke, 9 p.m. Wild Wing Café — Trivia, 9 p.m.


El Sombrero (Fair Rd.) — Trivia, 7:30–9:30 p.m.

Averitt Center for the Arts — All Fired Up: Holiday Exhibition & Sale, 10 a.m. First Methodist Church — GSU Music Department presents a Choral


Averitt Center for the Arts — All Fired Up: Holiday Exhibition & Sale, 10 a.m.

Wild Wing Café — Beer pong, 9 p.m. Applebee’s — Live DJ, 9:30 p.m.–close



GSU Foy Building — GSU Music Department presents Guitar Ensemble Recital, 7:30 p.m., free and open to the public


South City Tavern — Nickel Bag of Funk, 9 p.m.


Three Tree Coffee Roasters — Free Coffee 4 Free People, 6–9 p.m. Free coffee, educational presentations, raffle prizes and live music — all the proceeds of which will go to benefit Fostering Bulloch. Free and open to the public.

Averitt Center for the Arts — All Fired Up: Holiday Exhibition & Sale, 10 a.m. Downtown Statesboro — Downtown Holiday Celebration and Run in the Boro 5K, 5:30–8 p.m.

Dingus Magee’s — Coty James, 8 p.m.



GSU Performing Arts Center — “The Nutcracker” ballet, 1 p.m. Tickets: $12 for adults, $8 for children First Methodist Church — GSU Department of Music presents “The Characters of Christmas” Choral Concert, 3 p.m. GSU Performing Arts Center — “The

Nutcracker” ballet, 5 p.m. Tickets: $12 for adults, $8 for children

First Methodist Church — GSU Department of Music presents “The Characters of Christmas” Choral Concert, 6 p.m. Midtown Bar & Grill — Beer pong tourney, 7 p.m. Southern Billiards & Burgers — Pool tourney, 8 p.m., $10 entry fee


Locos — Cornhole tournament, 7 p.m. GSU Foy Building — El Jalapeño — Live DJ

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Bigshow’s Burgers and Bar (Brampton Ave.) — Trivia, 8–9 p.m. Dingus Magee’s — Trivia, 9 p.m.



Gnat’s Landing — Trivia, 6:30 p.m. GATA’s — Beer pong tournament, 8 p.m.


GSU Planetarium — Free planetarium showing, “Let it Snow,” running 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Free and open to the public. Donations of nonperishable goods for the Statesboro Food Bank are appreciated but not required.

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Fall into 'Fallout 4' Developed by Bethesda Game Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks, Fallout 4 — the fifth installment in the Fallout series — is an open-world, role-playing action video game. Set in a post-nuclearTim war Boston in the year 2287, players assume the role of the character who exits an underground

bunker known as a Vault to find his lost family. Fallout 4 is a game filled with tons of content and plenty to do. The game has a SPECIAL system: Strength, Perception, Endurance, Charisma, Webb Intelligence, Agility and Luck. Each of these SPECIAL abilities have 10 skills attached to them, and

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Bethesda Game Studio's new "Fallout 4" features hours — and hours, and hours — of role-playing action. The lead producer has said he's played the post-apocalyptic RPG for 400 hours already and still has not seen everything it has to offer. each one requires a higher rank to types to suit their needs. Gun play unlock the next. The game also has a is on par with other first-person VATS or Vault-Tec Assisted Targeting shooters and with VATS, it has a System that slows unique spin. Critical REVIEW down time and hits are an added bonus allows the player and sometimes make 'Fallout 4' to target specific for some gruesome enemies and their headshots and more. weak spots. And while mentioning The main story weapons, I have to Developer: Bethesda Game is unsettling yet include the many difStudios engaging, but the ferent types of enemies Publisher: Bethesda vast number of players will come Softworks side quests are just across. Enemies include Platform: Microsoft as interesting and everything from other Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox gripping. Traversing One survivors of the war to the post-apocamutants, rats, bugs and even more odd and unique monsters lyptic Boston — known now as The that will put you six feet under. Commonwealth — players will find a Fallout 4 has so much content that multitude of areas including swamps, I couldn’t begin to hit on every aspect forests, bombed-out urban areas and of the game here today, but I can tell more. The developers had a keen you that the exploration, writing, attention to detail. Although Fallout crafting and game play are all highly 4 may not be the prettiest game on successful and will make a strong canthe next-gen systems, or even use didate for game of the year. Gamers anywhere near the full potential of should be prepared for literally losing graphical power, the game is still nice much of their life while playing this to look at and offers plenty of sights game; the main story alone clocks to see. in at about 20 hours. Also, the lead Players will have full control over producer has said he's played the creating their character and even post-apocalyptic RPG for 400 hours their character's spouse. The createalready and still has not seen everya-character options are very diverse thing it has to offer!w and give players full control to truly make a detailed in-game player. Also, the armor system allows players the pick of clothing and outfits across CONNECT STATESBORO the world. Items such as helmets, ON FACEBOOK AND chest plates and arm and leg pieces will help give player’s character even more identity and personalization. ON TWITTER FOR UPDATES Weapons have been handled well ON CONTESTS, NEWS & MORE! and players will find many different



9 With fireworks going off in the background, Georgia Southern center Andy Kwon celebrates a touchdown by teammate L.A. Ramsby during Saturday's contest against South Alabama at Paulson Stadium.

Eagles roll over South Alabama It’s not often that a team scores 55 points and we start by talking about the defense. But that’s exactly what is happening this week. For the third game in a row, Georgia Southern’s defense allowed a score on the opponent’s opening drive of the game and then got really stingy. The first drive of the game for South Alex Alabama covered 75 yards, but the Jaguars only managed 61 yards for the rest to total 136 for the game. The Eagles answered with a touchdown to tie the game at 7, but then put the ball on the ground. The Jaguars recovered and ran it back for a touchdown and a 14-7 lead midway through the second quarter. It was all Eagles from that point forward as Southern put three touchdowns on the board in the last 6:28 of the first half to take a 28-14 lead into the break. USA blocked a punt early in the third quarter and started a drive inside the Georgia Southern 10, but the Eagle defense held them to a field goal. Georgia Southern rattled off 27 unanswered points to close out the 55-17 win. Tattler Game Ball: With 187 yards and two touchdowns on 21 carries, Matt Breida gets the game ball this week. It had been a while since he had one of those Breida-esque performances Eagle fans have come to love. Before Saturday, he last posted tripledigit rushing yardage when he put up 205 against Texas State on Oct. 29. On the season, Breida has 1,495 yards — ninth-most in the country — and 16 touchdowns. He’s averaging 8.3 yards per carry and 135.9 yards per game. It’s hard to believe, but the regular season wraps up this weekend as Georgia Southern hosts Georgia State. The Panthers (5-6, 4-3) are much improved this season. But that’s not saying much. They couldn’t get much worse than they have been since starting the program in 2010.

But seriously, they are better this year. Georgia State has a chance to become bowl-eligible for the first time in program history with a win over the Eagles Saturday. The Panthers come in on a roll as they have won three in a row over Texas State, South Alabama and Troy. But Georgia Southern beat those three teams by a combined 97 points all Brown within the last month. State is dealing with an entirely different animal this week. Tattler Prediction: Georgia State will throw it around and may hit a big play or two, but with the way Southern’s defense has been playing, I don’t envision the Panthers having a field day or anything. Throw in the fact that the Eagles ran absolutely wild on State last year to the tune of 621 rushing yards in Southern’s 69-31 blowout win at the Georgia Dome. If State’s defense hasn’t figured something out since then, it could be a really long day for the Panthers. They looked completely lost last year trying to stop the Eagles’ offense. I’m thinking it should be a little more competitive than last year, but Southern still wins convincingly. Eagles 49, Panthers 17 Win or lose, Georgia Southern will be going to a bowl and the Eagles will learn their bowl fate on Sunday evening. The Sun Belt has four bowl tie-ins: New Orleans, Camellia, Cure and GoDaddy. Three of those four will be played Saturday, Dec. 19. The GoDaddy Bowl is Wednesday, Dec. 23. Saturday is Senior Day and the regular season finale. This senior class sacrificed two years of postseason eligibility to allow this program to move to college football’s highest level. And now that Georgia Southern has made the transition to FBS, these seniors have made it worth the wait. They led this team to a conference championship last season and the program’s first ever bowl this year. Eagle Nation, let’s Pack Paulson


this weekend and show these guys how much they are appreciated as they suit up for the final time at Our House. It’s Southern vs. State for the

first time ever at Paulson Stadium and it’s a Blue Out. It’s time to put these Panthers in their place. Just one more time, Eagles!w

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Haul out the holly at Holiday Celebration It’s the most wonderful time of year again: the annual F1RST Friday Holiday Celebration. Join the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority on Friday, Dec. 4 from 5:30–8 p.m. for an evening filled with holiday festivities and cheer. Come celebrate the annual Christmas tree lighting on Courthouse Square, enjoy the holiday parade and participate in the Run the Boro 5K. Registration is $25 and all proceeds from the race go to Open Hearts Community Mission. In another favorite Statesboro tradition, sample some of the best chili from across the Southeast for only $1 at this year’s Chili Cook-Off, with all donations going to the e+ Foundation at South Georgia Center for Cancer Care. This year Adrian Peterson, former Georgia Southern football player, will be the Master of Ceremonies. There will also be tailgating with WTOC 11. This celebration features Jared Wade, the Georgia Country Vocalist of the Year, who will provide holiday jingles on the balcony of City Hall. Live entertainment

will be provided throughout the night on the Courthouse Lawn sponsored by East Georgia Center for Oral & Facial Surgery. For the little ones, Santa and Mrs. Clause are available for photographs inside Santa’s workshop, hosted in the Averitt Center for the Arts. Start your holiday shopping in downtown stores and dine at local restaurants. Don’t forget to stop by and purchase homemade quality food and handcrafted merchandise from the local vendors. Don’t miss out on this year’s Holiday Celebration. Spend an evening with family and friends to experience holiday fun and activities filled with jubilations. For more information, contact Main Street Statesboro at (912) 764-7227 or visit mainstreet@statesborodowntown. com. To register for the Run the Boro 5K, visit or register at city hall the day of the race. Registration will close at 4 p.m. on Dec. 4. For more information on Run the Boro 5K, visit runtheboro. com.w

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4 ways to not go broke this Christmas Christmas time is such a magical time of year, but it can also be an expensive time of year. Between buying gifts, decorations, food and all the different Christmas related activities, it can really be hard on the budget. Here are 4 ways to help you still have a magical Christmas, but not break the bank: 1. Trim the expensive tree out of your budget There is nothing that says Christmas more than sitting under the lights of the Christmas tree. It is where you put your presents and hang your beloved Christmas ornaments. So what do you do when you cannot afford a tree? One option is to use a plant you already own. If you have a live or fake plant that is big enough to double as a Christmas tree, use it. Spruce it up with lights and ornaments and if you can, drape a Christmas tree skirt around the pot it is in. It may not be the real deal, but it can be a cost effective alternative. Another idea: Make your own tree. Use decorative paper to cut out a Christmas tree and tape it to your wall, or outline a tree in Christmas lights. The main idea is try to be creative; you do not have to get a real 6-foot tree just because that is the tradition. Do what works for your family and your budget. 2. Lighting up your home Christmas lights are always a fun tradition, but they can cause a big increase to your electric bill. Instead of having a big light display this year, replace the lights you already use with holiday colors. Inside your house, string up holiday lights and use those instead of your regular lamps to light your home. It brings a nice festive glow to your home without using more electricity than you normally would. If you really want to see some holiday lights, take a night to check out the lights in your neighborhood. You still get to enjoy Christmas lights without breaking the bank.

3. Give the gift of time Instead of buying gifts this year, try giving of yourself instead. Here are some fun and easy ideas: shovel your neighbor’s walkway, handwrite a note of appreciation to someone, offer to babysit for free, clean your sister’s house top to bottom, wash your brother’s laundry for a month, teach your friend how to make your worldfamous cookies, or give them 10 free piano lessons. All of these ideas will cost you next to nothing, but they are things that are unique and special. You may be hesitant to give something free, but I know I would much rather have someone clean my house from top to bottom then get something I don’t really need. 4. Don’t spend a dime on your Christmas activities There are so many wonderful events that go on during the Christmas season, including: concerts, parties, events with Santa Clause, and the list goes on. A lot of these activities can cost you a pretty penny, but there are also a lot of holiday activities that cost nothing at all. There are several tree lighting ceremonies at local malls and outlet centers that have live performances, free cocoa, and even a visit from Santa that do not cost a thing. If you want to go to some holiday concerts, pay attention to your local school’s schedule. High school choirs and bands always have a holiday concert around this time of year, and most (if not all) are free to attend. It is a great way to get your holiday music fix while supporting your local community. The bottom line is; you can still have a magical Christmas season without going broke. It is easy to get lost in the excitement of the season and ignore your budget, but most of us end up regretting that when the season is over. Plan ahead for what you really want to spend your money on, then use some of these budget friendly ideas for the rest of your holiday needs.w

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23 –Dec. 21) — Don't let anyone meddle in your affairs. Keep your thoughts to yourself and your private matters secret. Interference from others will be what stands between you and success. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22– Jan. 19) — ­ Your desire for change may concern the people who love you. Follow your heart. If your actions are less transparent, you will avoid interference. Be true to yourself and forge ahead. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20–Feb. 19) — Someone you love will demand extra attention. Don't give in too readily if you have made a prior commitment. It's important that you respect your needs as well. PISCES (Feb. 20– March 20) — Take care of pressing health problems. Make an appointment with your doctor or get some needed rest. Don't let anyone upset you or cause undue stress. Nurture your emotional and physical needs. ARIES (March 21– April 19) — Speak up and clear the air if you feel it will help a conflict you have with someone. Anger is a waste of time, and ignoring the situation will result in emotional stress. TAURUS (April 20– May 20) — Look at the big picture and find a way to reach your destination. A monetary gain is apparent if you put in the time and effort to finish what you start.

GEMINI (May 21– June 20) — Engage in some serious self-reflection in order to discover a way to address any problem you are experiencing. Downtime will give you the opportunity to think and make a decision. CANCER (June 21– July 22) — Avoid joint money ventures. An older or younger person in your life will compete for your attention. A compassionate and mindful approach will clear up a misunderstanding. LEO (July 23–Aug. 22) — The more you pursue the things you want, the better you will do and the more you will gain. Keep in mind that a penny saved is a penny earned. VIRGO (Aug. 23– Sept. 22) — Expect someone to make poor assumptions. Ignore what's being said and paint a clear picture that reveals the facts in order to bypass trouble and accomplish great things. LIBRA (Sept. 23– Oct. 23) — Empty promises will be a result of you not wanting to make up your mind or make a move. Assess the situation and take action — only then will you reap full advantage. SCORPIO (Oct. 24– Nov. 22) — You'll accomplish the most if you stay out of the spotlight. Secretly making changes to your routine or a plan will help you avoid interference.w

Holli Deal Saxon YOU THOUGHT YOUR ROOMATE WAS BAD — A Bartlett Drive man and woman are separated but still living in the same house, on opposite ends. The man told the woman she had to leave the house for Thanksgiving because his family is coming, but she refused, stating she had a right to be there. He made a “gun symbol” with his hand, she said, and she asked him what he meant by it. He replied, “You know.” She wanted a report done for documentation. OH, THOSE WOMEN IN FLORIDA — An elderly man was found walking down Nevils-Groveland Road, staggering, after a complainant called to report he was harassing them at their home and was unwanted. When questioned, the offender

started talking about being treated badly by women in Florida. He was arrested on public intoxication charges. HOME-WRECKER — A Marissa Court woman became angry when she was given a photo of her ex-husband with her best friend. She threw the man’s clothing in a flower bed and broke a picture frame containing a photo of him that she discovered had been given to him by her best friend. WHEN COPS TALK — listen up! A man involved in a fight at a Mulberry Court location continued to be unruly and irate and yelled profanities after police told him to calm down. The offender was charged with public intoxication and disorderly conduct. w

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Cypress natural, red, black & brown colored Mulch. Selling by cubic yard. Bulk, River rock, sand, potting soil and aggregates. Deliver. 912601-7073 22204 Hwy 80 E Statesboro,30461

Deer And Hog Processing

Now Smoking meats, making jerky-snacksticks and 6/types of custom-made sausage. USDA-Licensed Bulloch County 513-Buster Miller Road (912)601-7389 (912)425-1595 Like us on FaceBook

Items for Sale

Winter’s Coming!


U-Pick Sweet Potatoes

$8 per 5-gallon bucket. Bring Containers. Randy DeLoach (912)739-4124 Evenings (912)282-4300 Days


Firewood and fat lighter for sale. Call for prices. Earl 912-531-5236 Spencer 912-690-0740

General Merchandise

$100.00 full size truck load, $250.00 per cord. 16 to 18” all oak, dry and green. Free delivery & stacking in Bulloch County. Contact Travis 912-531-8268.

Commercial Life Fitness Elliptical

Excellent condition. GMC chrome running boards, like new wedding dress size 4-6, excellent condition. LG 65” 4K-HD. 912-682-1919.

Just in time for the Holiday Cooking!

Field Interviewers

Pecans for sale. $7.50/lb. Call The University of Michigan Survey Research Center (SRC) is 912-865-2834. part of the nation’s largest academically-based social science Name-Brand Winter Coats and research organization. SRC is seeking part-time field and Leather Jackets interviewers in the Bulloch County, GA area to work on the starting at $10.  Worn prestigious Health and Retirement Study (HRS). Threads, 515 Denmark St.     M/W/F(10-2), Tue/Sat(10-12 Field interviewers will make face-to-face visits to screen selected households for eligible respondents and will conduct Thu(2-4). lengthy in-home interviews with selected adults, taking physi         912-489-5204.  cal measures and biomarkers including grip strength, saliva, Closed Nov. 25-28. and blood samples. Highly qualified interviewers will have good computer skills, Pets & Animals have reliable transportation with insurance (mileage is reimbursable), be comfortable working in a variety of neighborLost and Found Pets hoods, and be available to work up to 30 hrs/week primarily Found during evenings and weekends. beautiful brown and white The pay rate for the Bulloch County, GA is $12.25/hr. with the male Terrier looking dog in Georgian Walk subdivision. Well potential to receive an additional $3 per hour if meeting all taken care of. if not claimed free performance and production standards. Interviewers who test as proficient with conducting interto good home. 912-531-4910 views in English and Spanish may receive an additional $2/ hour. Successful completion of home study sessions and inREMEMBER: To check person training are mandatory for employment. To learn more about this exciting opportunity and apply, with The Bulloch please v isit County Animal Shelter, The University of Michigan is an affirmative action/equal 301 North. If you have opportunity employer.

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Miscellaneous Services

Ag Dealership


Simply Southern Kennel

Best prices and service in the ‘Boro Call 912-541-2809

looking for experienced parts personnel. Parts experience a must and agriculture background a plus!! Contact 912-839-2532 for more details!

Organized,upbeat,full charge bookkeeper needed. Must be proficient in QuickBooks accounting software. Salary based on experience. Must be able to work independently. E-mail resumes/references to

has Yorkies, tiny Chihuahua’s, Shihtzus Poodles, miniature Dachshunds, and other breeds available

Call 912-536-2726

Bus Driver

Services Computer Services


Full Tune Up! $75 This Months Special Tablets Quad Core Starting @ $75 Parts for less! I will come to you!!

912-618-8104 Schools and Instruction

Saturday Tutorial PRE-K-8th Grade

Need a fun place for your kids to go during the Christmas Break? We will be open 8:00am6:00pm Monday-Friday Dec 21st-Jan 5th $65 per child/per week Roosevelt’s Character Development Center 119 S. College Street Statesboro, GA 30458 912-541-2082

Public Works Department


$10.90/hr + Competitive Benefits.  Must apply online @ www. Equal Opportunity Employer

3 Acre Lots

10 minutes from Statesboro, water/septic available. Owner financing $1000 down + closing. 912-7649955.

Help Wanted

We will pick up If You Like Bargains your pecans on half. Specialized yard work for the Holidays, professional pine straw, spread, tucked edged, clean up, pressure washing. 706-871-7308.

Seeking experienced full time certified public accountant (CPA). Must have at least 3 years experience. Must have proficiency in Quickbooks, Microsoft Word and Excel. Excellent salary and benefits. Advancement potential. Please send resume to: G:608 c/o Statesboro Herald P.O. Box 888 Statesboro, GA 30459


3 bedroom, 3 bath home. Great subdivision. Large open floor plane with master suite on main floor. pool, sprinkler system. $160,000. 912-314-2016.

Quiet Living

For Rent

1 bedroom unfurnished or

3 vacancies

Studio Furnished Conveniently located near Statesboro Mall . Visit or call Mill Run 912-489-8402

2/bed/1bath duplex, dishwasher, Washer/dryer, private, extra storage. $550/ month. 3/bedroom, 2/bath, huge rooms, very clean, $850/ month 4/bedroom, 2/bath, walk tp GSU, large yard $900/ month. 912-682-1230 912-7642957

All Real Estate advertised in this newspaper is subject to the Federal Housing Act of Busy Oral Surgery Practice Silgan Holdings Inc. WANTED 1968, which makes it illegal seeks full time dental assistant Part time secretary for A.M. to advertise any preference, for Statesboro & Swainsboro Office work. For inquiry call: limitation or discrimination offices. Experience preferred. 912-764-5693 or email resume based on race, color, religion, or national origin, or an intention to: to make such preference, Chimney Doctor THIS PAPER attempts to limitation or discrimination. Chimney Sweep Service, exercise diligence in the The Pennysaver or Statesboro Patrick Johnson. acceptance of all ads submitted Herald will not knowingly Professionally trained chim- as Help Wanted & Business accept any advertisement for Jobs ney sweep. 30+ years experi- Opportunities. Because of the real estate which is in violation of the law. All dwellings ence. Serving Southeast volume of ads submitted of advertised in this newspaper this type, we suggest that you Employment Wanted Georgia. Wood stove’s and investigate thoroughly any are available on an equal Fireplaces. 912-865-2834 advertisements that solicit opportunity basis. Winter money prior to responding to I will de-clutter your home, the ad. * Beautiful Greystone sort items, purge excess, Townhouse for rent. 3 coordinate, pack, rearrange, bedrooms 2 1/2 baths. Real Estate organize space, decorate, make All appliances including home efficient, functional, & washer and dryer. This unit Homes For Sale aesthetically pleasing. $20/hr. is poolside. No smoking or 706-526-8906 pets. $950 per month plus 1302 Sunset Circle deposit. 334-707-1018 Local CPA firm

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Bulloch BOE seeking bus drivers to transport to/from school. Will train applicants. CDL Prep Class December 8-10 - 3 8:30am-12pm. Driver Class, Jan11-15-2016 8:30-3:30pm Call 912-2128645.

Land/Lots For Sale

Retail Spaces For Lease

1600sq.ft $800/month, 7850sqft. $1500/month. Chinese Restaurant, fully equipped and operating $1000/month in Statesboro, Warehouse 2700sq/ft $500/ month. 912-690-0494.

This Apartment is for you! Statesboro

Large one bedroom, full size apt. All inclusive. 223 Lanier Dr. Call now 912-681-3291

Wise Choice Realty 2 bed/1 bath starting at $695 3 bed/2 bath starting at $850 912- 681-9473 Statesboro, GA

Automotive Cars/Trucks/Vans Like New 2015 Nissan Altima S, 4 Dr, Gun Metallic w/ charcoal int., 1700 miles, xm radio, tinted windows, pwr windows/ doors, $22,500 obo Bryan 912-536-3176


You will be given new ideas to explore, with no step by step guidelines or examples on how others may be doing it. That’s because others probably are not doing it. We also want to see what ideas you come up with on your own. It’s part of a special new effort to discover, test and deploy new strategic, innovative ways to grow audience and revenues. The process will be a challenge to your creativity and determination to make things happen. You need to show that you are really creative in a fast-paced environment that is never satisfied with the way it has always been or the way it is today. If what we’ve said so far sparks curiosity, have a working knowledge of HTML/CSS and want to join a great team, you should apply. If you are also good at Wordpress and Social Media Management, you may be exactly what we are looking for so don’t let this opportunity pass you by. You will report to and work directly with the Director of Strategic Initiatives, Morris Multimedia with offices in Statesboro GA. This is a full time career opportunity with competitive salary, performance bonuses and full company benefit package including paid vacation, sick leave, group insurance and 401K options. The exact earnings package we offer will depend on what assets you bring to the table and how they translate to reaching corporate goals. Any related experience or training in digital services including google ad words or social media will be helpful. This position is available immediately. To apply, e-mail your resume and cover letter to: Randy Morton, Advanced Media Solutions ( is a Digital Agency Services subsidiary of Morris Multimedia.


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, DIGITAL PRODUCER / DESIGNER . Advanced Media Solutions y Morris Multimedia, Southeast GA Region g , / We’re looking for a super producer to do some really cutting edge, creative digital stuff. Right out of the gate, you would be responsible for making improvements on existing digital media and help develop new digital solutions for our Media Partners and their clients.

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