VIEW SLIDESHOW Statesboro Herald photojournalist Scott Bryant explains how photographs help people connect with one another while narrating the year 2011 in pictures. He also tells us why being a biased journalist might not be a bad thing.
Some folks - far too many, honestly - think of newspapers as bearers of bad news. But life is full of beauty and wonder, and as a photographer, I strive to make images that help our community look at things in new ways. Usually, that means working to gain access to events and happenings that the average person may not be able to gain. Or waiting patiently and persistently to capture meaningful expressions or gestures by subjects that tell a story.
Statesboro Herald photographer Scott Bryant shot thousands of photos in 2011. Only a select few actually made the paper due primarily to space.
The Brooklet Kiwanis Club holds a breakfast on Christmas Eve every year to help raise money for gift certificates that will be given out to the needy.
The Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair marked its 50th anniversary last week with food, fun, excitement and record-breaking crowds.
Personalities from the local community paired with professional dancers to raise money for Safe Haven of Statesboro, an organization that helps victims of domestic violence and their children throughout Bulloch and surrounding counties. The Thursday night event was sold out and raised more than $10,000 for Safe Haven.
The Southeast Bulloch High School marching band is halfway through a two-week boot camp where physical training is as important as the music.
Statesboro Herald photographer Scott Bryant won nine awards, including three first places, in the 2011 Georgia Press Association Better Newspaper Contest.
The Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art played host to its annual ArtsFest 2011 on Saturday on the campus' Sweetheart Circle. It was a beautiful spring day of art, music and dance that drew more than 1,000 visitors to the university.
Photography's greatest attribute is its ability to preserve moments.
Photography has the unique ability to freeze otherwise fleeting moments in time.
The Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department tried something new for Halloween this year. With Splash in the Boro closed for the season, and the sttractions drained of water, the Lazy River became a place for a little Halloween fun.
A huge crowd filled downtown Statesboro Friday for the "Live, Work, Shop and Play" celebration. The event put the spotlight on the completed Streetscape project and all that downtown shops have to offer.
Cooperation and Family Fitness Night is one of the most popular parent-involvement events at Bulloch County elementary schools.
A dozen police vehicles responded to a high-speed chase initiated on northbound Georgia Highway 67 just outside of Statesboro and ending on South Main Street where three suspects were arrested in a stolen vehicle at about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday.
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On the Thursday before Georgia Southern's 2011 home opener against Tusculum, head football Coach Jeff Monken addressed the topic of expectations for his team.
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Statesboro Herald staff photographer narrates as we take a look back on 2009 and discover the power of photographs to bear witness to times, places, and people.
Last week, the Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce Agribusiness Committee named Al Clark and his family the 2009 Farm Family of the Year.
They come from different backgrounds. They have different motivations. Different talents to contribute and different roles to play. One common cause.