Lt. Col. Tom Bright is building a team at the Statesboro Armory. Bright is commander of the 48th Brigade Special Troops Battalion that has its headquarters at the Armory. The brigade is preparing for a 10-month mission in Afghanistan beginning in mid-2009.
When all the votes are counted Election Day – Nov. 4 – the turnout in Bulloch County may exceed 25,000. That's almost 6,000 more votes than were cast in the 2004 presidential election and Bulloch officials want to ensure every vote is counted accurately.
Ticket booths are shown waiting to be hauled away Sunday at the Kiwanis Ogeechee fairgrounds.
At 6:30 a.m. Saturday, a foundation slab lay bare in Statesboro Pointe. About 13 yours later, a fully finished home stood atop that very same foundation.
There's going to be a big crowd tonight at Womack Field. Resuming a longtime rivalry, Statesboro plays Thomson with each team's undefeated record on the line.
Jean Russell, beloved wife of the late Erk Russell, passed away Thursday at her home in LaGrange. After living in Statesboro for more than 25 years, Russell moved to LaGrange in April to be closer to her family.
Two unlikely patients at East Georgia Regional Medical Center are enjoying their stay in Statesboro courtesy of Hurricane Ike.
Hurricane Ike may be churning 700 miles south of Statesboro, but East Georgia Regional Medical Center already is helping safeguard potential victims of the monster storm. Sixteen patients from two hospitals in the Florida Keys were evacuated Sunday to East Georgia Regional ahead of Ike, which struck eastern Cuba late Sunday.
The anticipation began building two weeks ago when football practice started at schools all around our area.
The new principal at Brooklet Elementary School summed up the first day of school in one word: "Exciting!"
Statesboro's First United Methodist Church will soar with voices honed an ocean away Monday night. The Hope For Africa Children's Choir will perform a concert at 7 p.m. in the church sanctuary.
The Help A Child Smile mobile dental clinic rolled into Statesboro last week and actually left a few kids in tears - after they received first-rate dental care.
Apparently, Erk Russell wasn't quite done with his pals in the Snook Pack.
We're starting something a little different today on statesboroherald.com.
For the past two years, I guaranteed that if you went to the Statesboro Film Festival you would have a great time or your $5 would be refunded. No one has taken me up on the refund, yet, and I'm confident no one will if they go to tonight's sixth film festival.
Which film will earn Best Film at the 2014 Statesboro Film Festival?
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