The Averitt Center for the Arts is getting ready for its 4th of July weekend celebration. Known as Statesboro's "heart of art, "the Averitt Center activities focus on All-American family traditions like the circus and modern art exhibitions.
If it wasn't for Up with People, Katie Walker might not even be around. Over the next six months, she will tour a portion of the world as part of the same musical stage show that brought her parents together.
The Georgia House of Representatives read and adopted House Resolution 952, HR 953, and HR 1083 on April 12, honoring the accomplishments of three Bulloch County School's faculty members: Dr. Ken LeCain, Ashlee Mitchell and Bobbi Lynn Moreno. The Resolutions were initiated by Representative Jan Tankersley (R-158).
The Statesboro-Bulloch Country Friends of the Library recently elected two new members to their Board of Directors, Barbara Brown and Sheryl Abraham Littles.
Statesboro Herald photographer Scott Bryant won nine awards, including three first places, in the 2011 Georgia Press Association Better Newspaper Contest.
Sea Island Bank and Statesboro-Bulloch County Park and Recreation Department are excited to announce the winners of the 2011 Firecracker Fest: "America the Colorful" coloring contest. Three local community members judged over 600 entries on May 24 to select this year's winners.
This week, 17-year-old Colby Parker will pack his tuba and travel to Washington, D.C., where he and 19 other Presidential Scholars in the Arts will perform for President Obama and a crowd at the Kennedy Center on June 20.
Thirty-eight children representing Bulloch, Bryan, Candler, Chatham, Effingham, Screven, and Tattnall counties participated in Camp Lily Welle on Saturday, May 7.
Having attended Bulloch Academy since pre-kindergarten, Kaylee Sheppard almost took a different path as she entered high school.
Clay Oldham will go to the University of Georgia this fall, but has yet to decide between marine biology and a medical career.
Portal High School Valedictorian, STAR Student and Governor's Honors Program Finalist Jasmyn Mikel is ready for her future. She'll start by attending Georgia Southern University this fall, where she plans to pursue her doctorate in nursing.
Olivia Carter was born into a family of artists. For four years now, she has launched annual service projects to benefit impoverished crafts people overseas, as well as local arts and charities.
Colby Parker's senior year wasn't spent within Statesboro High School's halls, but on Georgia Southern University's campus, where he's been joint enrolled for two years.
Southeast Bulloch High School Valedictorian Ashley Crowe is following in her mother's footsteps. Her mother, Lisa Crowe, now a teacher at Southeast Bulloch Middle School, was SEB's salutatorian in 1987.
After going to several different schools, Kelsey Moye quickly learned to love the one where she will graduate as valedictorian, Bible Baptist Christian Academy.
On the slope of the hill, just where the field ends and the woods begin, where the ditch on either side of the road deepens ...
Note: The following is part of a series of columns exploring the use of rivers in the early history of Georgia and Bulloch County.
True story: I sent one of my more recent books to a radio talk-show host who, in turn, gave it to one of her "readers ...
Man of the Decade