Leaving Darien, up and over the bridge that minds the shrimp boats, I ease my foot off the accelerator and let gravity pull me down toward sea level. The marsh spreads out on either side, at once embracing the river and wooing the ocean. What had been - not many weeks earlier - a rolling lawn, an endless swath of greenest green, has gone gold. Wispy grain heads waving in the winter wind, it is now a field unto harvest.
Note: The following is the 21st in a series of columns that will describe towns and communities, past and present, that were settled after Bulloch County was first settled. Some have since been cut into other counties.
Sandra Rosenberg and Jerry Gringer of Statesboro, Ga., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Rose Gringer, to John Malcolm Hagan.
Jimmy E. Dailey Sr.
EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey - This Super Bowl has just about everything a fan, a player, a coach - and certainly a league - could ask for.
John Milledge Academy scored 10 unanswered points in the final 2:30 of the game to take a 61-52 victory over Bulloch Academy in GISA Region 4-AAA basketball action Saturday. The game had originally been scheduled for Tuesday night but extreme weather conditions caused the postponement.
PORTAL - One night after a huge region win, Portal locked up with Bryan County on the hard court.
NAHUNTA - The Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets were too much for Brantley County, winning 78-69 Saturday on the road.
When you play a team that allows only 54 points per game, you've got to take what they give you.
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Kyle Doyle's three-pointer with 4:05 remaining was the final scoring for the Eagles, but a hard-nosed defensive effort down the stretch solidified a 64-62 win on Saturday at UNC Greensboro.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - A desert critter saved leader Bubba Watson at least a stroke Saturday in the Phoenix Open. Some pigskin play cost Phil Mickelson to the chagrin of the rowdiest fans in the largest crowd in golf history.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Defending champion Stephen Gallacher had seven birdies and an eagle on the back nine Saturday to surge past Rory McIlroy and take a two-shot lead into the final round of the Dubai Desert Classic.
After four months in operation, the local mental health court, officially the Bulloch County Accountability/Treatment Court, has seven clients. The first three have avoided further arrests and are now doing volunteer work in the community.
With entries ranging from a story about college students getting stuck in a video game to the ghost of a Civil War officer returning for a charm, the 2013 Statesboro Film Festival was an exciting evening for short film lovers of all genres.
If you are paying attention to the debate over the Common Core State Standards, you've probably thought, "let's wait and see what happens and go from there."
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Georgia Southern gave the Chattanooga Mocs everything they had to give on Saturday in Kimmel Arena.
Edith Joyce Barber
Mr. Matthew L. Rogers
BROOKLET - The weather over the past few days has been anything but ideal for a track meet.
This week's candidate qualifying for the May 20 primary elections made the contest official between Alvie Coes III and Heather Banks McNeal for Bulloch County clerk of courts and produced four races for school board and county commission seats.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- The Georgia Southern Eagles came to play. The Furman Paladins, well, they were there too.
Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system. Arrest photos are available for viewing at statesboroherald.com/arrests/
Mr. and Mrs. Allen Morrison of Brunswick, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Anna Morrison of Atlanta, to Allan Simmons, son of Ms. Michelle Simmons and Mr. Curtis Simmons of Atlanta.
Mr. and Mrs. James J. McCall of Statesboro, Ga., proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa McCall, to David Hendrix, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leland R. Hendrix of Statesboro.
Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Kern of Alpharetta, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Ann Kern of Charleston, S.C., to Matthew Richard McKee, son of Mr. and Mrs. Don McKee of Statesboro, Ga.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- The Georgia Southern women's basketball program isn't done with the Southern Conference quite yet.
I remember when Julie told me about an incident which took place in one of her classes at Marshall. Someone in class mentioned, "Red sky in the morning, sailors take warning; red sky at night, sailor's delight." Julie said, "That's in the Bible."
After approval last week by the Georgia Senate of a bill that would abandon the Common Core State Standards the state first adopted in 2010, state House members are now getting set to debate the bill that, if signed into law by Gov. Nathan Deal, would do serious harm to the public school education of children in our state.
Mrs. Janice Faye Brown