The first recorded Thanksgiving celebration in North America soil was held on Sept. 8, 1565 in Saint Augustine, Fla., after 600 Spanish settlers set foot in the New World for the first time. Led by Pedro Menendez de Aviles, the settlers built a little village, which would eventually become the city of Saint Augustine.
The first guest on Wednesday's "Mornings unPHILtered" show was Chad Avret, the operations division manager for the Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department. Avret and his staff operate eight parks encompassing more than 213 acres. The department also oversees 28 buildings at the parks.
During the holidays, citizens having a hard time making ends meet need help to ensure their tables aren't empty. And that's where the Statesboro Food Bank comes in. The Food Bank handed out more than 200 turkey breast rolls Tuesday, along with other food to make sure recipients have a full Thanksgiving meal today.
Statesboro High School's athletic program will remain in Classification AAAA, school officials said Wednesday. For details, please check beck here later.
Sports took center stage Tuesday on "Mornings unPHILtered," as host Phil Boyum welcomed Statesboro Herald sports editor Matt Yogus and Herald prep sports writer Mike Anthony to the show.
Police arrested three men and a juvenile - all four caught in the act of their crimes -were arrested Monday after quick-thinking witnesses reported suspicious activity.
A Columbus man was killed Saturday afternoon in Screven County when he failed to stop at an intersection and pulled into the path of an 18-wheeler.
The first guest on Monday's "Mornings unPHILtered" show was Dr. Ron Shiffler, the Dean of GSU's College of Business Administration. Host Phil Boyum and Shiffler discussed how the staff of virtually the entire University System of Georgia is being furloughed for three days this week in order to meet budget reductions of 8 percent, with 5 percent being met through the savings engendered by the furloughs.
Friday will be the largest shopping day of the year -Black Friday - and heralds the beginning of the holiday shopping season.
Area residents will have the opportunity Tuesday to enjoy "Shopping by Lantern Light" at the Main Street Farmers Market in downtown Statesboro.
There are two women at Mill Creek Elementary School whose jobs require them to talk to the school's nearly 700 students on a regular basis. To most people, that may seem to be an almost Herculean task, but to Dawn Beck and Lauren Webb it is probably the best part of their jobs.
Moments after the Georgia Southern Eagles defeated The Citadel 13-6 in the Eagles' final football game of the season Saturday at Paulson Stadium, head coach Chris Hatcher was told his contract would not be renewed.
A wreath-laying ceremony is set for Saturday at the Bulloch County Courthouse in front of the Confederate Memorial statue.
As the Bulloch County Board of Education begins to look at its budget for 2017-18, assigning money based on "local values" to even out and ...
It's that time of year to look back and reflect, and photography is still one of the very best ways to do that.
A quick-thinking Bulloch County sheriff's deputy was commended for his actions that saved a child's life after an all-terrain vehicle accident Wednesday.
Images from the Citizens Police Academy offer insight into the experience.
Statesboro Herald Staff Photographer Scott Bryant shares his top pictures from 2015.
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. and Special Agent Chester McBride laid to rest at Mt. Zion AME Church Cemetery after his funeral at Hanner ...
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Chester McBride, who was killed on duty while serving in Afghanistand on Dec. 21, arrives home and is honored ...
See how downtown Statesboro is transformed by Halloween fun.
Check out pictures from the 2015 Dancing with the Statesboro Stars. The annual fundraiser added a second permance this year and raised $107,000 to ...
Nearly 400 paddling enthusiasts hit the Ogeechee River with their canoes and kayaks.
Climbing clubs from four Georgia universities and Clemson University competed in the Eighth Annual Southern Sendfest regional bouldering competition at Georgia Southern University on Saturday ...
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 ...