On his first day as Georgia Southern University's president, Jaimie Hebert, PhD., said what he most wants to be remembered for is expanding the university in important ways without changing its essence. Enrollment growth above the 20,500-student plateau is a goal, he said, but as a statistician, he wouldn't forecast a number without data in hand.
Justin L. Williams never expected six years in the U.S. Army and a 1,000-foot jump from a plane to land him where he is today - pursuing his second college degree at Georgia Southern University through the help of the university's Wounded Eagle Fund.
While most will spend the holiday weekend relaxing and enjoying picnics, family gatherings and fireworks, law enforcement will be on extra patrol to ensure the public's safety.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Born in the ashes of the smoldering South after the Civil War, the Ku Klux Klandied and was reborn before losing the fight against civil rights in the 1960s. Membership dwindled, a unified group fractured, and one-time members went to prison for a string of murderous attacks against blacks. Many assumed the group was dead, a white-robed ghost of hate and violence.
In 1916, on the last day of June, a man was born who would make a great impact on others throughout his life.
The holiday weekend will start with a bang as Downtown Statesboro's First Friday event offers free watermelon, music and other family fun, and the traditional Firecracker Fest at Mill Creek Regional Park will round out the weekend Monday.
Dr. Jaimie Hebert's schedule for Friday, his first day as president of Georgia Southern University, includes meeting with his presidential cabinet, touring campus with a student Southern Ambassador, having lunch in the Dining Commons, and an interview with the Statesboro Herald.
Statesboro's new Alcoholic Beverages Ordinance, most provisions of which take effect Friday, requires that owners of bars and restaurants maintain order in and around their establishments or risk probationary measures or revocation of their licenses.
A Bulloch County Correctional Institute inmate died Tuesday after passing out during exercise inside the facility.
A young Southern belle, a feisty hellfire-and-brimstone preacher and a few other "ghosts" from Bulloch County's rich historical past graced the Bulloch County Historical Society's 42nd annual meeting Monday night as local actors performed a locally written play.
Statesboro police arrested a man on Sunday who is suspected in an armed robbery committed June 1.
Great Dane Trailers in Statesboro is ramping up its operations and will hold a job fair Tuesday to help hire 100 employees. The additional employees will raise the total number in the plant to more than 650.
A 19-year-old Statesboro man was arrested early Monday morning after a shooting at Morris Heights Apartments.
Have you seen one of those "Wing Man" shirts with a proud Labrador retriever watching ducks fly over?
The armed robbery of a local neighborhood convenience store was more than just a robbery, it was an invasion of a family oriented business, and the owner hopes the community will help catch the person responsible.
Under the direction of Matt Olsen, Southeast Bulloch High School celebrates the holidays with four different ensembles performing a Caribbean-themed holiday program.
Sallie Zetterower Elementary School stages their annual Holiday Songfest before heading home for break. Lots of kiddie cuteness.
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 ...
Second and third graders at Mattie Lively Elementary School performed "How the Penguins Saved Christmas."
Images from the 2014 downtown Statesboro Holiday Celebration
Peaceful protesters walk from Georgia Southern to Bulloch courthouse, call for unity, equal rights.
On Tuesday, Nov. 25 2014, clergy and members of local churches joined together in prayer and song to celebrate the true meaning of Thanksgiving.
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 ...
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 ...