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.
The Georgia Southern football team took the practice fields at Beautiful Eagle Creek Thursday to kick off their first fall camp after officially joining the Sun Belt Conference.
Under the direction of Statesboro Youth Ballet director Jurijs Safonovs, dance students completed two weeks of rigorous study at the Averitt Center for the Arts Summer Ballet Intensive Friday.
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Want something to do with your kids this summer? How about fishing?
Last week, the Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce Agribusiness Committee named Al Clark and his family the 2009 Farm Family of the Year.