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Austin Joyner

Austin Joyner

Austin is a lifelong resident of Bulloch county and a graduate of Georgia Southern University. He loves to learn about history, business, politics, and the unique culture of our community.

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Recent Work by Austin

Musician Jon Aktas shares his insights on performing live, music recording, and finding inspiration

Musician Jon Aktas shares his insights on performing live, music recording, and finding inspiration

If you make it out often to see live music in Statesboro, there’s a good chance you’ve seen Jon Aktas. Playing a mix of covers from artists like Jason Isbell and Tyler Childers, as well as his own originals, Jon frequently performs at venues such as Vandy's, Tandoor & Tap, Dolan’s, and Bites. In addition to performing, Aktas plans to record an EP of his original music. I sat down with Jon recently to talk about his experience as an artist and what he has planned for the future.
GS’s Dr. Chris Caplinger Shares His Unique Connection to Elvis's Graceland

GS’s Dr. Chris Caplinger Shares His Unique Connection to Elvis's Graceland

Grice Connect's Arts and Entertainment reporter, Austin Joyner, steps into the world of Elvis Presley with Statesboro resident and GS professor, Dr. Chris Caplinger. Dr. Caplinger shares his unique connection to Elvis's Graceland. You may even learn a few things about Elvis and Dr. Caplinger along the way. Step into the world of The King by reading the full story.
Catch a Local Treasure with hand made fishing lures by 89 year old Bulloch man

Catch a Local Treasure with hand made fishing lures by 89 year old Bulloch man

Fishing for a gift for the sportsman in your life? Lures by the Waters may be the perfect catch. Local sportsman, 89 year old Brooks Waters, produces some of the most interesting and high-quality fishing lures on the market, right here in Bulloch County.
BoroFest returns Downtown for its second year on June 3rd

BoroFest returns Downtown for its second year on June 3rd

Don't miss Statesboro's 2nd annual BoroFest in downtown Statesboro this Saturday, June 3rd, from 3 p.m.-9 p.m. There's something fun planned for everyone!
Bulloch Rec's annual kickball tourney wraps up the school year

Bulloch Rec's annual kickball tourney wraps up the school year

The Brooklet Elementary team took home the championship title in this fun after-school event.
Statesboro-native Josh Crews brings art to life in a BIG way

Statesboro-native Josh Crews brings art to life in a BIG way

From his home base in L.A., Statesboro native Josh Crews has made a name for himself in the digital art world. If you have watched college or NFL football, been to a top concert anywhere in the world, or been to Vegas recently then you have probably seen Josh Crew's work. Grice Connect's Arts and Entertainment reporter, Austin Joyner, takes a deep dive into the world of Josh Crews.
1973 College World Series GS baseball team honored at J.I. Clements

1973 College World Series GS baseball team honored at J.I. Clements

Fourteen players from the ’73 team returned to Statesboro to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Eagles’ first world series appearance.
Statesboro knocks on Athens legendary music door

Statesboro knocks on Athens legendary music door

Grice Connect welcomes Statesboro native Austin Joyner to our team of writers. Austin will be focusing on local artists in our community who entertain, inspire, and encourage others through their art form. He begins with a look at the vibrant local music scene.
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