Excise tax for hunting and fishing gear is beneficial to outdoorsmen

...counties.Excise tax revenues are also helping to fund a major sports shooting complex under construction at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, with other beneficiaries including Georgia's freshwater fish hatcheries, stocking programs...

Black Friday crowds lighter at many local stores

...headed out to stores on Black Friday.Because Thanksgiving shopping is still somewhat of a new phenomenon, Georgia Southern University Associate Economics Professor Tony Barilla said it's difficult to gauge what type of dent the Thursday sales...

Sarah Hawes

...determination, and a strong spirit. Sarah graduated from Lucy Laney High School in June 1984 and matriculated at Georgia Southern University and Augusta State University, where she studied for a degree in nursing until her health prevented her attendance...

Audie Holmes

...Kelly Holmes of Carey, North Carolina. Audie was a graduate of Augusta College, Augusta State University, Georgia Southern University and other institutions of higher learning. He held the following degrees: B.S., M.Ed, Ed.S, and...

Early holiday shoppers already crossing off lists in Augusta

...in late November and early- to mid-December, said Tony Barilla, an associate professor of economics at Georgia Southern University.However, consumers are increasingly turning to e-commerce in October to get a head start on holiday gift-buying...

Chelsea Noelle Brown - John Marcus Eubank

...K. Brown, all of Appling, Ga. She is a 2010 graduate of Augusta Christian Schools, a 2014 graduate of Georgia Southern University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design with a Marketing Minor. Chelsea is currently employed by Powerserve...

Runette Herrmann

...Speaker of the House for the Georgia Silver Haired Legislature. She earned her Bachelor of Science Degree from Georgia Southern University and was an alumna of the Phi Upsilon Omicron Sorority, Chapter Beta MU. She earned her Masters of Education...

Otis Mobley

...Army in North Africa and Italy from 1943-1946. Mr. Mobley graduated from Georgia Teachers College (now Georgia Southern University) in 1950. He married Ruth Bauguss Mobley in 1950 with whom he spent 64 years of his life. He retired after...

Augusta-area companies enjoying lower fuel prices

...small discretionary items and more trips to restaurants.Tony Barilla, an associate professor of economics at Georgia Southern University, said lower gas prices also tend to increase car sales."That's another positive for the economy. When...

What's in a college's name? A lot

The time has finally come. Georgia Southern University vs. Georgia State University. GSU vs. GSU...after stepping up to the podium.That will be Georgia Southern University stepping into the Georgia Dome on Saturday.