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.
Sixty-six members of the Statesboro High School Blue Devil Marching Band and 14 chaperones are scheduled to board two chartered buses tonight for just about the fullest Fourth of July experience imaginable in Washington, D.C.
Farm living was the life for about 350 area youngsters Friday, who spent the better part of the day immersed in an environment of tractors, livestock and produce.
Students are helping Georgia health departments apply to become nationally accredited. Graduates are researching whether flu shots reduce school absenteeism. Biostatisticians, who come from around the world to study here, are employed in the pharmaceutical industry, proving the effectiveness of new drugs.
On Feb. 25, 1914, Bulloch County Sheriff John Donaldson posed for a photo along with the probate judge, clerk of court and three other bailiffs and deputy clerks to memorialize "The Big Snow," a rare event in Statesboro even then. The photo was taken on the east side of the Bulloch County Courthouse and was later made a part of the State of Georgia's "Vanishing Georgia" photo archive.
Georgia Southern University recently recognized 2,646 students for excellence in academics on the 2013 fall semester Dean's List. To be eligible for the Dean's List, a student must have at least a 3.5 grade point average and carry a minimum of 12 hours for the semester. The following area students achieved this accomplishment.
Donations are still coming in, and the second Chocolate Run possibly could see around $30,000 raised when the final tally is calculated.
Over the years, Peter Schickele has earned many musical titles - composer, professor and doctor of music.
Man of the Decade
Lynn Vogel and her Hungarian Kuvasz dog have brought home yet another medal for Statesboro.
Through efforts of the Willow Hill Heritage & Renaissance Center and Georgia Southern University, plans are gathering steam to restore and relocate the Bennett Grove School, Bulloch County's only remaining one-room African-American schoolhouse.
The Boy Scouts of America just celebrated their 104th birthday, and a local troop has the distinction of celebrating almost half of those years.
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