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The Mustard Seed Shoppe: Growing Art and Community in Brooklet

The Mustard Seed Shoppe: Growing Art and Community in Brooklet

Right outside of downtown Brooklet, a remarkable story of faith, art, and community unfolds at The Mustard Seed Shoppe.
Little Dresses for Africa: Statesboro seamstresses sending hope from Bethany

Little Dresses for Africa: Statesboro seamstresses sending hope from Bethany

Thanks to Connie Murphey, a group of ladies from The Lodge at Bethany is meeting monthly to sew sweet and simple -- but much needed -- clothing for children around the world.
Diane Lewis, undercover angel, meets youth needs through Fostering Bulloch Hope Chest

Diane Lewis, undercover angel, meets youth needs through Fostering Bulloch Hope Chest

Fostering Bulloch Hope Chest is a beacon of hope for the Bulloch County community and surrounding area. But inside, a wellspring of volunteers breathe life, love, and hope into every donation—hundreds already this year—that goes out. And Diane Lewis, local teacher, bus driver, and Hope Chest volunteer, leads the way through her "under the radar" method of meeting the needs of area youth.
'ReStore'ing the Community: Arliesha Lovett is the heart of the Habitat ReStore

'ReStore'ing the Community: Arliesha Lovett is the heart of the Habitat ReStore

Have you visited our Habitat ReStore, just beside the railroad tracks on Johnson Street? There you'll find not only a variety of second-hand treasures at reasonable prices but also one of the most generous and caring hearts in our community. Meet Arliesha Mikell-Lovett and hear more about her important work for Habitat.
"A castle of hope for our community”: New Statesboro Food Bank will feed families while nourishing local pride, and it’s coming along!

"A castle of hope for our community”: New Statesboro Food Bank will feed families while nourishing local pride, and it’s coming along!

The Statesboro Food Bank's new building aims to be a community center with classrooms, gardens, a dining hall, and a 6,500 square-foot food pantry. The vision is coming to life on West Parrish, but local support is still needed.
Behind the Lens with the Barn Hunter

Behind the Lens with the Barn Hunter

This article introduces Cal Avery, the "Barn Hunter," whose passion for photographing barns across the Southeast has made him a social media sensation. Inspired by his late wife, Marisue, Avery's journey is a captivating exploration of rural beauty and heritage, where each image tells a story of discovery and the enduring power of inspiration.
The Button fills essential needs of youth in Statesboro

The Button fills essential needs of youth in Statesboro

The Button, a nonprofit organization in Statesboro, provides much-needed shampoo, soap, deodorant, and other essential toiletries upon request from area pre-teens and teens. All orders are confidential and are delivered discreetly to young people who reach out for them. Liz Corbett met with Grice Connect's Jeneane Brown to talk about her creation of and contribution to this cause.
The Light, Love and Legacy of Dr. Gayle Jackson

The Light, Love and Legacy of Dr. Gayle Jackson

Charity, faith, and love distinguished the life of Dr. Gayle Jackson, whose passing on August 25, 2023, left an adoring family and community to mourn her loss. We honor and celebrate the legacy of Dr. Jackson during this month of remembrance and observance of Black History. Join us in walking through the memories of her life and work.
Statesboro's Sweet Sensation: The Rise of Robert Lucas and his Sweet Impact

Statesboro's Sweet Sensation: The Rise of Robert Lucas and his Sweet Impact

Robert Lucas, also known as The Sweet Impact, is a self-taught cake artist and baker. Lucas's journey from IT professional to viral sensation is as delightful as his fantastical creations. With seven million followers across platforms and collaborations with major brands, Lucas spreads joy with each cake creation. Now, with a storefront opening soon, Statesboro and surrounding locals can indulge in Lucas's treats firsthand.
73 years of legacy and love for James and Doris Tucker

73 years of legacy and love for James and Doris Tucker

In 1951, James and Doris Tucker married and began their wonderful life together. The parents of six daughters, they shared their advice for a long and happy marriage with us. Commitment, resilience, and devotion are just a few of the qualities that have made their marriage into a legacy worth leaving.