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.
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.
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.
Take a look back at 2010, though the eyes of Statesboro Herald staff photographer Scott Bryant, and examine the power of photography to hold time still.
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.
Editor's note: The caption on one of the pictures to the left has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Wednesday's print edition. Because of a photographer's mistake, the name of a student in a photograph caption on the front of Sunday's Lifestyles section was misspelled. Paul Scarpinato is the Statesboro High School senior explaining artificial intelligence design in his quadrocopter at the Regional Student Technology Fair held Jan. 31 at Julia P. Bryant Elementary School. The Statesboro Herald regrets the error.
Herald staff photographer Scott Bryant shares his favorite sports photos of 2014.
Herald staff photographer Scott Bryant shares his favorite feature photos of 2014.
Herald staff photographer Scott Bryant shares the first of three galleries featuring his favorite photos of 2014.
Under the direction of Matt Olsen, Southeast Bulloch High School celebrates the holidays with four different ensembles performing a Caribbean-themed holiday program.
Sallie Zetterower Elementary School stages their annual Holiday Songfest before heading home for break. Lots of kiddie cuteness.
Grab a cup of coffee and spend some time re-living the Georgia Southern Eagles sweeping the Sun Belt Conference through the eyes of Herald Staff Photographer Scott Bryant.
The Boys & Girls Club of Bulloch County are introduced to many of the animals who make their home at the Georgia Southern University Center for Wildlife Education through a special adaptation of "The Night Before Christmas" where Santa must find new animals to help him out on Christmas Eve when his reindeer fall ill.
Second and third graders at Mattie Lively Elementary School performed "How the Penguins Saved Christmas."
Images from the 2014 downtown Statesboro Holiday Celebration
Peaceful protesters walk from Georgia Southern to Bulloch courthouse, call for unity, equal rights.
On Tuesday, Nov. 25 2014, clergy and members of local churches joined together in prayer and song to celebrate the true meaning of Thanksgiving.
The Statesboro Herald and members of the community would like to recognize the men and women who have served in the Armed Forces on Veterans Day.
Over 100 participated in the 2014 Zombie Run 5K and Fun Run on Saturday, October 25 to help raise funds for local health organizations, including the Bulloch Partnership for Health, the Georgia Southern University Rural Health Research Institute, the Mercer University Center for Rural Health and Health Disparities, and the Georgia Southern University Wellness Program.