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In 2013, Time magazine declared, "More than ever, photography has become the predominant means for us to communicate."

February 28, 2016 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local

Guns on campus

A bill being considered in the Georgia General Assembly, if passed, would make it legal for some permitted gun owners to carry a gun on public college and university campuses, including Georgia Southern University, Ogeechee Technical College and East Georgia State College.

February 28, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local

Muldrew announces run for superior court judge

Ogeechee Judicial Circuit Assistant District Attorney Michael Muldrew officially announced Friday his intentions to run for Superior Court Judge for the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit, comprised of Bulloch, Effingham, Jenkins and Screven counties.

February 27, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local

WTOC’s Dal Cannady walks to raise funds and awareness

WTOC South Georgia bureau chief and Statesboro resident Dal Cannady is at it again. Traveling all over southeast Georgia, doing interviews, talking to people, finding stories.

February 27, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Southern 'guru' to speak March 6 at Averitt Center

James Farmer has been described as "A skilled and entertaining speaker, he is truly a young and fresh voice for his generation. Whether he's teaching how to plan the perfect summer picnic, using everyday items to create exquisite tabletops, creating drop-dead gorgeous flower arrangements and wreaths or making his grandmother's skillet peach pie, Farmer masterfully guides his audience through the art of elegant garden living."

February 27, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local

Working towards a peaceful society

Civil and human rights activist Joanne Bland offered powerful and challenging words for the mostly younger generation in the audience when she spoke Thursday at Georgia Southern's Nessmith-Lane Conference Center. Her lecture, entitled "My Piece in the Puzzle of Social Change," stirred emotions and evoked a host of questions from college students.

February 26, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

First GSU president candidate to meet public

The university and community public will have an opportunity Monday to meet the first of five candidates for the job of president of Georgia Southern University.

February 26, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

Hendrix announces for BOE in District 1

Shalah Hendrix, mother of two children now enrolled and one who has graduated from the Bulloch County Schools, previously worked as a classroom paraprofessional. She has now announced her candidacy for the District 1 seat on the Board of Education.

February 25, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

Cashon named Kiwanian of the Year

The Statesboro Kiwanis Club's Earl Cashon was named Kiwanian of the Year during the organization's 56th anniversary celebration Thursday night.

February 25, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Parker and his attorneys get $120,000

The amount the city of Statesboro's insurer is paying to settle former City Manager Frank Parker's breach of contract and whistleblower lawsuit over his June 2014 firing is $120,000.

February 25, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

Storms claim at least 6 lives

WAVERLY, Va. - A powerful storm system swept across the East Coast on Wednesday, killing three people in Virginia and knocking out power to tens of thousands of homes and businesses in the region.

February 24, 2016 | By LARRY O'DELL and MAX BECHERER Associated Press | Local

Harvey and McCombs are Bulloch's STARs

Nicholas "Nick" Harvey, the 2016 Bulloch County STAR student, is an accomplished oboe player - first oboe in three different ensembles, in fact - who may go to Georgia Tech to major in a math or science field, although he hasn't ruled out Duke or studying international relations.

February 23, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

Georgia businessman requires handguns for his office workers

ATLANTA - The owner of a Georgia-based insurance firm is requiring all of his employees to get permits to carry concealed weapons and providing each of them with a handgun.

February 23, 2016 | By JEFF MARTIN Associated Press | Local

State of the black economy

At the State of the Black Community forum Saturday, much of the opening talk focused on a need to bring economic empowerment to a community where so few businesses are black-owned that they don't even show up as a percentage in census reports, in a town where more than half of residents have household incomes below the poverty level.

February 23, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

Law enforcement: Communication is key

Unity between local law enforcement agencies in the community was the focal point of a public safety forum held Tuesday morning during a meeting of the Leadership Bulloch Alumni Association.

February 23, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

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Photo gallery: 2014 - Statesboro In Focus

Herald staff photographer Scott Bryant shares the first of three galleries featuring his favorite photos of 2014.

December 29, 2014 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local

Photo gallery: Caribbean Christmas

Under the direction of Matt Olsen, Southeast Bulloch High School celebrates the holidays with four different ensembles performing a Caribbean-themed holiday program.

December 21, 2014 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local

Photo gallery: Holiday Songfest

Sallie Zetterower Elementary School stages their annual Holiday Songfest before heading home for break. Lots of kiddie cuteness.

December 19, 2014 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local

Photo gallery: A Wild Christmas

The Boys & Girls Club of Bulloch County are introduced to many of the animals who make their home at the Georgia Southern University Center for ...

December 14, 2014 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local

Photo gallery: How the Penguins Saved Christmas

Second and third graders at Mattie Lively Elementary School performed "How the Penguins Saved Christmas."

December 09, 2014 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local

Photo gallery: Downtown Holiday Celebration

Images from the 2014 downtown Statesboro Holiday Celebration

December 06, 2014 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local

Photo gallery: March on Statesboro

Peaceful protesters walk from Georgia Southern to Bulloch courthouse, call for unity, equal rights.

December 02, 2014 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local

Photo gallery: Statesboro Thanksgiving Community Service

On Tuesday, Nov. 25 2014, clergy and members of local churches joined together in prayer and song to celebrate the true meaning of Thanksgiving.

November 26, 2014 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local

Photo gallery: Honoring Our Veterans

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 ...

November 11, 2014 | Scott Bryant | Local

Photo gallery: 2014 Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair

October 26, 2014 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local

Photo gallery: 2014 Zombie Run

Over 100 participated in the 2014 Zombie Run 5K and Fun Run on Saturday, October 25 to help raise funds for local health organizations, including ...

October 25, 2014 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local

Photo gallery: Flying in the Memphis Belle

September 25, 2014 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local

Photo gallery: Eagles begin FBS march

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 ...

August 04, 2014 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local

Photo gallery: Area ballet students sharpen, maintain skills

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 ...

July 28, 2014 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local

British Soccer Camp: Story and video

(Click on the bottom right-hand corner to view video full-screen)

July 15, 2014 | By SCOTT BRYANT Herald Staff | Local

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