For more than two decades, an undersized running back out of Gainesville, Fla., and eventual Georgia Southern University football Hall-of-Famer Adrian Peterson overcame a litany of challenges.
On Thursday evening, Oct. 4, personalities from the local community paired with professional dancers for a night of entertainment at the second annual Dancing with the Statesboro Stars.
A journey spanning thousands of miles began with a bit of fanfare Monday.
In early October, the stars will shine in Statesboro as two dozen local celebrities and trained dancers pair up to raise money and awareness for victims of domestic violence.
Seven congregation members of Statesboro First Presbyterian Church, one Georgia Southern University student and two pastors journeyed to Haiti in mid-June to assist with the ongoing rebuilding efforts of the earthquake-ravaged city of Port-au-Prince.
Jars of Clay, one of the most popular Contemporary Christian bands worldwide, has been evolving for the past 18 years, following the group's inauspicious beginnings while students at Greenville College in Illinois.
Three Georgia Southern University faculty members have been named Governor's Teaching Fellows.
On Tuesday, Aug. 28, Georgia Southern University welcomed a delegation of Korean students from Keimyung University in Daegu, South Korea, to campus as part of the collaborative exchange program the two schools have enjoyed since 2001.
The grounds were littered with peanut shells as people enjoyed the treat for which the Brooklet Peanut Festival is known; boiled peanuts. Vendors offered hot, fresh and salty boiled peanuts as well as roasted and even fried peanuts at the festival's 23rd annual celebration on Saturday, Aug 18. Throughout the day, crowds also enjoyed watching free live entertainment, vendors and games. The festival ended with a street dance Saturday night featuring Randy "Hat Man" Smith and the Magic Rocks Band.
Eleanor Akins turned 100 looking back with laughter and appreciation on episodes from a life she continues to enjoy living.
Rain and lightning hampered the Georgia Southern Eagles' first day of fall football practice on Thursday.
Children whirl around a bustling game room and gym, seeking bragging rights at a foosball table, fast-stepping to interactive dance games and sprinting against friends in a relay race.
Within a month of receiving their high school diplomas, six students from Future Nurses Clubs at area high schools traveled through Costa Rica for two weeks as part of Georgia Southern University's annual Nursing Study Abroad program.
Statesboro Herald staff photographer Scott Bryant has won many awards for his photography over the years - including 16 this year for work published in 2011.
The Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department and Sea Island Bank presented the 2012 Firecracker Fest at Mill Creek Regional Park on Wednesday.
Up ahead, where the hard flatness of the highway drops off to a ragged edge, a large bird sits with his back to the white ...
I recently asked a married couple who have three kids, none of whom are yet teens, "Who are the most important people in your family?"
Note: The following is one of a series of columns looking at the first road systems in Georgia and Bulloch County.
Man of the Decade