For Bulloch Academy valedictorian Lee Hendrix, his teachers and his classmates are his family. It's that family atmosphere that he credits with helping him blossom and grow beyond his wildest dreams.
With cooking and baking as her favorite hobbies, Bible Baptist Christian Academy valedictorian Anna Jones expects to focus on the healthier aspects of eating in the future.
When Mary Franks sets foot on the campus of Eastern University this fall, she will find an environment much like the one she is about to leave.
Skarleth Delfin-Uscanga overcame tremendous obstacles to achieve her graduating class' highest academic honor. First, at age six she immigrated to America with her parents and settled in Portal. Though already reading and writing in her native language, she did not speak English. Second, as a sophomore, she became a single mother and had to take on a part-time job to help provide for her infant son. Each of these challenges tested her, but with determination and constant encouragement and support from her parents, she's a testament to perseverance.
Since beginning her education as a kindergartner at Trinity Christian School, Anne Tanner Murray has done a lot of helping herself, making near perfect marks in every class thrown her way.
Joseph Strickland has ambition and a passion for learning. He's not afraid to work and has the willingness to go through what's necessary to achieve academically.
The Averitt Center celebrated its local stars at the first Emma Awards on Friday night. Cast members of the 2011-2012 Averitt STARs Community Theater productions were nominated for the awards in five categories. The winners are as follows:
As she slowly, confidently stretches tight a chord on her competition-style recurve bow - which seems more an extension of her body than inanimate object - and stands poised to fire, it is difficult to know for sure the thoughts that pass through Linda Stephens' mind.
The Statesboro Kiwanis Second Annual Rodeo brought in a crowd of about 7,000 from April 27 to 28.
New York Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey is on top of the world today. As of this week, he's been one of the best hurlers in Major League Baseball over the past year.
The Statesboro Kiwanis Rodeo may be over, but local club members aren't slowing down.
Listen to Statesboro Herald president Joe McGlamery's introduction to the 2012 Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Award recipients.
Man of the Decade
Recipients of the Statesboro Herald Humanitarian of the Year Award are those persons who provide a wide range of service to the community. It recognizes those whose service and commitment goes above and beyond the normal standards as they make a difference in the lives of others.
This recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award is both a hands-on servant leader and a man with the vision to dream of things not yet realized.
RICHMOND, Va. - Smokers are increasingly turning to battery-powered electronic cigarettes to get their nicotine fix. They're about to find out what federal regulators have to say about the popular devices.
In just the last four years, the Statesboro Kiwanis Rodeo has become one of the most anticipated events of the year in the Boro.
Nearly 2,000 people packed the sanctuary of First Baptist Church in Statesboro recently to experience the soaring oratorio "Elijah."
NEW YORK - After failed attempts and broken dreams, by golly, someone went and put "Fargo" on series TV.
While anyone can be artistic anytime, anywhere, Georgia Southern University's annual ArtsFest provides a very public outlet for spontaneous creation.
NEW YORK - Wal-Mart is using its massive size to drive down the price of organic food items from tomato paste to chicken broth to make them more affordable for its low-income customers.
NEW YORK - The rising cost of child care is among likely reasons for a rise in the number of women staying home full-time with their children, according to a new Pew Research Center report released Tuesday.
The 26th Annual Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards, like the 25 before them, spotlighted Bulloch County residents who do many things for other people simply because that's what they want to do.
Every performer dreams of performing at Carnegie Hall.
The Twin City Historic District was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on Feb. 8.
Man of the Decade
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