History professors teach about national heroes and people often view these men and women as flawless saints. One of the nation's most defining eras was the Civil War and while the stories of Confederate heroes are better known here, most are seen as one-dimensional figures.
The Southeast Bulloch High School Marching Band, known as "The Swarm," just finished its 2010 season with a string of victories throughout the region in its marching band competitions.
At the recent Georgia National Fair held in Perry last month students from Southeast Bulloch High and Middle schools, as well as Nevils and Brooklet elementaries, competed in the Georgia State Livestock Show.
Most people driving through Statesboro on a regular basis have seen Dennis Perkins. He's not hard to spot, riding a purple bicycle with a home stereo mounted on the handlebars.
After two years of one-on-one, weekly study sessions with her tutor, Sandra Baker finds joy in being able to read road signs or the instructions on a microwave dinner. She is sharing her new love of books with her grandchildren and neighbor kids.
Steven Metrejean of Statesboro was in Chicago and Memphis last week. Sunday he was in Knoxville, Tenn., and Monday and today he's in Atlanta before finally coming home on Wednesday. But he'll be back on the road and in Florence, S.C., by Friday.
Statesboro City Councilman Gary Lewis agreed Monday to pay a Statesboro Herald independent contractor $1,000, but did not admit to stealing eight newspapers from a Herald newspaper box outside Harvey's on Highway 80 West.
Retired US Air Force Lt. Col. Robert Dannacher will be the keynote speaker Thursday for the 2010 Veteran's Day community service program, held at the Emma Kelly Theater inside the Averitt Center for the Arts.
The City of Statesboro is seeking public participation and input at a four-day workshop this week about the future look and feel of downtown and the city's central business district.
NEW YORK - Going from a half-mile underground to 1,050 feet above it, Chilean miner Edison Pena visited the Empire State Building on Friday and scoped out the route he will run in the New York City Marathon.
Bulloch County native and former First Lady of Georgia Betty Foy Sanders presented Georgia Southern University with a portrait Friday of legendary football coach Erk Russell as interpreted by renowned Georgia artist Steve Penley.
Further charges were filed against three Sylvania men suspected in several recent entering auto cases, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.
Irene Brock strolled sprightly down the hall Thursday at Southern Manor Retirement Inn, pushing her walker in front of her and smiling. As she rounded the corner to the activity room, a small crowd of people greeted her with calls of "Happy Birthday!" Brock will be 100 years old Saturday.
Screven County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man Wednesday who was sought by Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies in connection to a number of entering auto cases this week. Screven authorities charged Martese Daquann Williams, of Waters Grove Road, Sylvania, with simple battery and interference with an emergency phone call during an incident in Screven County Wednesday, said public information officer Brett Dickerson.
Looking for folks that love bargains, Karen Franklin is expecting a larger than usual crowd for Saturday's annual Statesboro Service League Attic Sale at the Kiwanis Fairgrounds.
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 ...