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Julianna Leverette

Julianna Leverette

Julianna Leverette, Reporter, holds dual bachelor’s degrees in both Philosophy and Psychology from Georgia Southern University. She focuses her work on Arts & Culture stories in Statesboro and Bulloch County. She is passionate about personal storytelling and making connections with people in our community. Julianna is dependable and an excellent writer, and interviewees often reach out to let us know it was a joy to speak with her.

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Recent Work by Julianna

A visit from GingerSnap the Therapy Goat brings smiles and stress relief

A visit from GingerSnap the Therapy Goat brings smiles and stress relief

GingerSnap and MoonPie, two beloved therapy goats, are making a significant impact in Statesboro. Recently, GingerSnap brought comfort and joy to students at Bulloch Academy during final exams, showcasing the profound benefits of animal-assisted therapy, where their presence alleviated stress while encouraging emotional support and social skills development in students.
Crack Boom Bam! Georgia Southern Museum unveils new exhibit on the evolution of the drum set

Crack Boom Bam! Georgia Southern Museum unveils new exhibit on the evolution of the drum set

"Crack Boom Bam!" is a new exhibit at the Georgia Southern Museum, curated by Dr. Matthew Hill. This immersive journey explores the evolution of the drum set, tracing its roots from ancient times to modern-day prominence. Graduating seniors Abigail Bass and Breanne Barco, along with a talented team, played pivotal roles in shaping the exhibit's narrative and design.
Mental health for everyone: Limitless Counseling LLC offers affordable therapy solutions

Mental health for everyone: Limitless Counseling LLC offers affordable therapy solutions

Right here in Statesboro, Nikita D. Robinson is reshaping the landscape of mental health care with her practice, Limitless Counseling, LLC. Dedicated to making therapy accessible to all, Robinson offers a range of essential services at affordable rates. Beyond therapy, Robinson is committed to breaking down the stigma surrounding mental health and empowering the next generation of professionals.
Blueming for Prevention brings community together against child abuse

Blueming for Prevention brings community together against child abuse

The Blueming for Prevention event, organized by Safe Haven in Statesboro, Georgia, brought together the community for the fourth consecutive year to raise awareness about child abuse and domestic violence. Through a lineup of speakers, attendees were reminded of the pervasive nature of these issues and the urgent need for collective action.
John Shumate, RN, celebrated for mentorship and service with Nursing Excellence Award

John Shumate, RN, celebrated for mentorship and service with Nursing Excellence Award

EGRMC recently honored John Shumate, RN, with the 2024 Nursing Excellence Award. Shumate has served our community for almost 40 years as a compassionate, attentive nurse.
Bringing Life to Urban Spaces: The Living Wall in downtown Statesboro

Bringing Life to Urban Spaces: The Living Wall in downtown Statesboro

Georgia Southern sophomore Tysone Radford is working to revitalize The Living Wall in the BIG alleyway this spring. He is infusing the wall with plants like lemon balm, rosemary, mint, and even a lemon tree. Read on to see how you can join his efforts, by way of volunteering or just enjoying the space.
Great GA Realty's Pups in the Park was a tail-wagging success

Great GA Realty's Pups in the Park was a tail-wagging success

The sun was shining, tails were wagging, and paws were padding around the Downtown Dog Park as Statesboro locals gathered for a paw-some event on Saturday, April 13th.
Beyond Words: The Kindess of the People in Paris

Beyond Words: The Kindess of the People in Paris

This article by Julianna Leverette tells the story of overcoming unexpected challenges while traveling abroad through the kindness of Parisians. Facing canceled flights and a lost phone, it highlights the warmth of strangers and the beauty of unplanned experiences, ending with a reflective moment at the Arc de Triomphe. The article celebrates the transformative power of kindness and the serendipitous triumphs that shape our lives.
Community Against Cancer: Highlights from Statesboro's annual Relay For Life event

Community Against Cancer: Highlights from Statesboro's annual Relay For Life event

For more than 36 years, Relay For Life has brought together communities worldwide to commemorate those who have battled cancer, celebrate survivors, and rally for life-saving change. On Friday evening, April 19th, the community of Statesboro illuminated that spirit of hope and unity at its annual Relay For Life event.
Sweet Impact Grand Opening celebration is a sweet success

Sweet Impact Grand Opening celebration is a sweet success

Robert Lucas has officially opened his Sweet Impact storefront in the shopping plaza behind Elliano's. The menu includes cookies, brownies, specialty cupcakes, the popular "cheesecake in a jar," and more.
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