Portrait Re-shoot – Johnny Lu

Commuincations major Zoe Elle Bridges, 20, of Valdosta, Ga. shows off her smile and snakebites piercings as she shops in a boutique at River Street Market Place in Savannah, Ga. on Saturday, May, 2, 2015. (Johnny Lu//JOUR)

Communications major Zoe Elle Bridges, 20, of Valdosta, Ga. shows off her smile and snakebites piercings as she shops in a boutique at River Street Market Place in Savannah, Ga. on Saturday, April 23, 2015. (Johnny Lu//JOUR)

Portfolio – Johnny Lu

Georgia Southern University mechanical engineering student, Alexander David, 20, takes a picture of his custom Ford Mustang on Saturday, February 21, 2015. (JOUR 3333/Johnny Lu)

Georgia Southern University mechanical engineering student, Alexander David, 20, takes a picture of his custom Ford Mustang on Saturday, February 21, 2015. (JOUR 3333/Johnny Lu)

GSU sophomore sociology major Emilie Judd, 19, of convinces sophomore business major Jackson Ferry, 19, to purchase a pastry for charity at the Rotunda on Tuesday, March 10, 2015. (JOUR 3333/Johnny Lu).

GSU sophomore sociology major Emilie Judd, 19, of convinces sophomore business major Jackson Ferry, 19, to purchase a pastry for charity at the Rotunda on Tuesday, March 10, 2015. (JOUR 3333/Johnny Lu).

Artist Meredith Eriksen , 62, of Statesboro, Ga. adds the finishing touches to her horse painting at the local farmers market. (Johnny Lu//JOUR 3333)

Artist Meredith Eriksen , 62, of Statesboro, Ga. adds the finishing touches to her horse painting at the local farmers market. (Johnny Lu//JOUR 3333)

Plum’ Broke Pops vendor, Bob Powell, 44, of Statesboro, Ga. convinces Green Frog Produce vendor, Rene Iannucci, 42, of Adrian, Ga. to buy a fruit pop as Iannucci passes by to return to his stand at the Statesboro Farmer’s Market. (Johnny Lu//JOUR 3333)

Plum’ Broke Pops vendor, Bob Powell, 44, of Statesboro, Ga. convinces Green Frog Produce vendor, Rene Iannucci, 42, of Adrian, Ga. to buy a fruit pop as Iannucci passes by to return to his stand at the Statesboro Farmer’s Market. (Johnny Lu//JOUR 3333)

Georgia Southern University mechanical engineering student, Alexander David, 20, has a discussion with GSU film student, Miles Ware, as Ware, 22, admires his car on Saturday, February 21, 2015. (JOUR 3333/Johnny Lu)

Georgia Southern University mechanical engineering student, Alexander David, 20, has a discussion with GSU film student, Miles Ware, as Ware, 22, admires his car on Saturday, February 21, 2015. (JOUR 3333/Johnny Lu)

Georgia Southern University writing major Anya Gibson, 21, of Marietta, Ga. runs into a good friend and junior biology major Jayla Anderson, 20, of Atlanta, Ga. on the third floor in the Henderson Library on April 27, 2015. (Johnny Lu//JOUR 3333)

Georgia Southern University writing major Anya Gibson, 21, of Marietta, Ga. runs into a good friend and junior biology major Jayla Anderson, 20, of Atlanta, Ga. on the third floor in the Henderson Library on April 27, 2015. (Johnny Lu//JOUR 3333)

Georgia Southern University writing major Anya Gibson, 21, of Marietta, Ga. ponders life while sitting in the middle of a Georgia Southern Eagle logo on Monday, April 27, 2015. (Johnny Lu/JOUR 3333)

Georgia Southern University writing major Anya Gibson, 21, of Marietta, Ga. ponders life while sitting in the middle of a Georgia Southern Eagle logo on Monday, April 27, 2015. (Johnny Lu/JOUR 3333)

Staff member La'Quantanisha Wilkerson (left), 28, of Albany, Ga. looks on in confusion as performers, Jasmine Pollard (right), 21, of Atlanta, Ga., Rondeesha Cameron (2nd from right, 22, of Queens, NY, and Ericka Camacho (2nd from left), 21, of Augusta, Ga.

Staff member La’Quantanisha Wilkerson (left), 28, of Albany, Ga. looks on in confusion as performers, Jasmine Pollard (right), 21, of Atlanta, Ga., Rondeesha Cameron (2nd from right, 22, of Queens, NY, and Ericka Camacho (2nd from left), 21, of Augusta, Ga. discuss implications for the talent show in the Russell Union at Georgia Southern University on Friday, April 17, 2015. (Johnny Lu//JOUR 3333)

Georgia Southern University writing major Anya Gibson, 21, of Marietta, Ga. blows her nose as she battles a cold in her Copper Beech residence just a week before finals. (Johnny Lu//JOUR 3333)

Georgia Southern University writing major Anya Gibson, 21, of Marietta, Ga. blows her nose as she battles a cold in her Copper Beech residence just a week before finals. (Johnny Lu//JOUR 3333)

Story – Johnny Lu

Georgia’s weather hasn’t really had the best reputation in the recent years. With Georgia’s bipolar weather spiraling out of control throughout the year, it can be quite the challenge to encounter a cloudless afternoon. Couple Paige Beavis and Hailey Williams take the day off to enjoy the nice weather and practice some gymnastics in Statesboro, Ga.

Couple Paige and Hailey capitalize on the rare weather in South Georgia and horseplay at Sweetheart Circle on Sunday, April 26. (Johnny Lu//JOUR 3333)

Couple Paige and Hailey capitalize on the rare weather in South Georgia and horseplay in the middle of Sweetheart Circle on Sunday, April 26. (Johnny Lu//JOUR 3333)

Sophomore psychology major Paige Bevis, 19, of Rome, Ga. does a handstand under the shade. (Johnny Lu//JOUR 3333)

Sophomore criminal justice major Hailey Williams, 19, of Atlanta, Ga. does a handstand under the shade. (Johnny Lu//JOUR 3333)

Anything Paige can do, girlfriend and sophomore criminal justice major Hailey Williams, 19, of Boston, Ma. can do better. (Johnny Lu/JOUR 3333)

Anything Hailey can do, girlfriend and sophomore psychology major Paige Bevis, 19, of Rome, Ga. can do better. (Johnny Lu/JOUR 3333)

Williams looks for the perfect flower to give to her girlfriend.

Williams looks for the perfect flower to give to her girlfriend.

The couple unwinds after a long day of sunshine and spending time with each other.

The couple unwinds after a long day of sunshine and spending time with each other.

No matter how much the couple competes and fights sometimes, at the end of the day, it's nothing but love.

No matter how much the couple competes and fights sometimes, at the end of the day, it’s nothing but love. (Johnny Lu//JOUR 3333)

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The abandoned meat packing house that was built in the late 1800's in Statesboro, Ga still stands today, but holds an eerie past.

The abandoned meat packing house that was built in the late 1800’s in Statesboro, Ga still stands today, but holds an eerie past.

Catt Jacobs, 23, of Gainesville, Georgia, blows bubbles in celebration of her best friend's wedding in Daisy, Georgia on February 21, 2014.

Catt Jacobs, 23, of Gainesville, Georgia, blows bubbles in celebration of her best friend’s wedding in Daisy, Georgia on February 21, 2014.

(L to R) Sydney Franklin, 21, of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Michelle Adams, 22, of Jesup, Georgia, and Vanessa Peterman, 22, of Lexington, South Carolina play The Red Queen, Alice, and The White Queen from Alice in Wonderland for a photoshoot and wore 1950's garb while they posed inside of an abandoned building on April 4, 2015.

(L to R) Sydney Franklin, 21, of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Michelle Adams, 22, of Jesup, Georgia, and Vanessa Peterman, 22, of Lexington, South Carolina play The Red Queen, Alice, and The White Queen from Alice in Wonderland for a photoshoot and wore 1950’s garb while they posed inside of an abandoned building on April 4, 2015.

Louisiana natives Baby Bee graced the Savannah Stopover music festival on March 7, 2014 to play catchy blues rock to the packed Social Club on Congress bar.

Louisiana natives Baby Bee graced the Savannah Stopover music festival on March 7, 2014 to play catchy blues rock to the packed Social Club on Congress bar.

Guitarist for the Jacksonville, Florida ambient metal band, Set & Setting, focuses hard during one of the guitar solos for "Essence of Paradox."

Guitarist for the Jacksonville, Florida ambient metal band, Set & Setting, focuses hard during one of the guitar solos for “Essence of Paradox.”

Baby Peyton, 9 mo.,  giggles while her mother, Macey Denise, 21, of Portal, Georgia swings her in the air.

Baby Peyton, 9 mo., giggles while her mother, Macey Denise, 21, of Portal, Georgia swings her in the air.

Catt Jacobs, 23, of Gainesville Georgia, plays with her daughter Aurora Jacobs on Sweetheart Circle on December 14, 2014.

Catt Jacobs, 23, of Gainesville Georgia, plays with her daughter Aurora Jacobs on Sweetheart Circle on December 14, 2014.

At Saturday Farmer's Market in Forsyth Park in Savannah, Georgia people played a game of "Battle Ball." Battle Ball is a game of soccer with the addition of inflated, plastic spheres that enclosed each individual's upper body, which usually led to opponents and friends running into each other for laughs.

At Saturday Farmer’s Market in Forsyth Park in Savannah, Georgia people played a game of “Battle Ball.” Battle Ball is a game of soccer with the addition of inflated, plastic spheres that enclosed each individual’s upper body, which usually led to opponents and friends running into each other for laughs.

Georgia Southern University Studio Art Undergraduate Emmitt Smith, 22, of Statesboro Ga. **(843-338-9621)**

Georgia Southern University Studio Art Undergraduate Emmitt Smith, 22, of Statesboro Ga.

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The Mystery of the Abandoned Meat Packing Plant
The Statesboro, Ga legend weaves a rather gruesome story about an old slaughter house and meat packing building’s demise. It was built in the late 1800’s and as the local story goes, it caught fire in the 1920’s, but not before the owner locked in his employees, set the building on fire, and took his own life. The workers either died in the fire or jumped to their death out of the four-story tall building. Many teens have gone in at night and reported temperature drops, floating orbs of light, whispers, shadowy figures going to a doorway but then disappearing, and having the sensation of being pulled or tugged. Many have claimed to see a woman in white along the third floor.
What really happened to the state of the art building’s ruin was a poorly thought out business plan. One of the owners did commit suicide due to the massive amount of debt, but it was within his own home. A fire did occur in the building, but within its walls were livestock, not people. The livestock were not rescued and their cries and moans could be heard echoed through the city.

As of April 28, 2014, one of the broken down doors of the abandoned meatpacking house still has a mysterious lock on it, which fits eerily to the myth surrounding the building's demise.

As of April 28, 2014, one of the broken down doors of the abandoned meatpacking house still has a mysterious lock on it, which fits eerily to the myth surrounding the building’s demise.

Since the meat packing plant is rumored to be haunted, plenty of teens and vandals have offered their warning for others to keep their distance. This stairwell is one of two that leads to the upper levels.

Since the meat packing plant is rumored to be haunted, plenty of teens and vandals have offered their warning for others to keep their distance. This stairwell is one of two that leads to the upper levels.

The meat packing house was a slaughter house and packing house in one. This odd chute went from the third floor to the first, possibly to discard of unwanted animal parts.

The meat packing house was a slaughter house and packing house in one. This odd chute went from the third floor to the first, possibly to discard of unwanted animal parts.

As marked, this 'gate to hell' plummets from the top floor to the first, in what looks to be a collapsed elevator shaft.

As marked, this ‘gate to hell’ plummets from the top floor to the first, in what looks to be a collapsed elevator shaft.

The fourth floor is where the fire began in the 1950's before engulfing the whole building, which killed several livestock, and citizens said the cries and moans of the animals could be heard for miles.

During the 1950’s, the building caught fire in the fourth floor before engulfing the whole building, which killed several livestock, and citizens said the cries and moans of the animals could be heard for miles.

Even though vandals took a slightly humorous approach, this building was the door to hell when it caught fire.
Even though vandals took a slightly humorous approach, this building was the door to hell when it caught fire.

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Michelle Adams, 22, of Jesup, Georgia plays Alice from Alice in Wonderland as she poses in 1950's garb inside an abandoned warehouse on April 4, 2015.

Michelle Adams, 22, of Jesup, Georgia plays Alice from Alice in Wonderland as she poses in 1950’s garb inside an abandoned warehouse on April 4, 2015.

Frary- Features

Blues Rock band Baby Bee performed during Savannah Stopover in Savannah, Georgia at The Social Club on Congress on March 7, 2014.

Blues Rock band Baby Bee performed during Savannah Stopover in Savannah, Georgia at The Social Club on Congress on March 7, 2014.

Blues Rock band Baby Bee performed during Savannah Stopover in Savannah, Georgia at The Social Club on Congress on March 7, 2014. Drummer David Stark looks to his brother Joe, guitarist and singer, for a cue.

Blues Rock band Baby Bee performed during Savannah Stopover in Savannah, Georgia at The Social Club on Congress on March 7, 2014. Drummer David Stark looks to his brother Joe, guitarist and singer, for a cue.

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