On Tuesday, Aug. 28, Georgia Southern University welcomed a delegation of Korean students from Keimyung University in Daegu, South Korea, to campus as part of the collaborative exchange program the two schools have enjoyed since 2001.
The grounds were littered with peanut shells as people enjoyed the treat for which the Brooklet Peanut Festival is known; boiled peanuts. Vendors offered hot, fresh and salty boiled peanuts as well as roasted and even fried peanuts at the festival's 23rd annual celebration on Saturday, Aug 18. Throughout the day, crowds also enjoyed watching free live entertainment, vendors and games. The festival ended with a street dance Saturday night featuring Randy "Hat Man" Smith and the Magic Rocks Band.
Rain and lightning hampered the Georgia Southern Eagles' first day of fall football practice on Thursday.
Statesboro Herald staff photographer Scott Bryant has won many awards for his photography over the years - including 16 this year for work published in 2011.
The Averitt Center celebrated its local stars at the first Emma Awards on Friday night. Cast members of the 2011-2012 Averitt STARs Community Theater productions were nominated for the awards in five categories. The winners are as follows:
The Statesboro Kiwanis Second Annual Rodeo brought in a crowd of about 7,000 from April 27 to 28.
Honorees enjoyed socializing during the Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards Coffee at Pittman Park United Methodist Church Wednesday.
Children and adults alike spent the day enjoying the spring weather at the Georgia Southern Botanical Garden's annual Spring Festival and Plant Sale on Saturday, March 31.
Fourth graders learned all about water Friday during the 2012 Children's Water Festival hosted by Keep Bulloch Beautiful and Georgia Southern University.
On Friday, students at Bulloch Academy celebrated the birthday of famed children's book author, Dr. Seuss.
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.
Last week, the Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce Agribusiness Committee named Al Clark and his family the 2009 Farm Family of the Year.