I had lunch with a good friend the other day, and toward the end of our meal together, she asked, "What are you doing Sunday afternoon?" When I replied, "Not too much, what's going on?" she said, "Would you like to come pick blueberries with me?"
Mr. and Mrs. James and Virginia Hart of Statesboro will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, June 11th, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Massey Pond House near Claxton, Ga. Their children would like all family and friends to attend. The couple was married on June 5, 1966, in Cobbtown, Ga. They have two sons, Terry (Diana) Hart of Statesboro and Stevie (Becky) Hart of Register, and one granddaughter, Kayla Hart of Statesboro.
Mrs. Verna Lanier of Statesboro, Ga., is pleased to announce the upcoming wedding of her daughter, Dija Lanier, to Leon Wardlaw, son of the late David Wardlaw and the late Emma Lee Wardlaw of Miami, Fla.
Social Security retirement, Medicare and Medicaid are national programs that help senior citizens in many ways. Still, we live locally, and massive social changes have cut cords that held families and communities together. Without these networks, people with problems fall through cracks.
"Puzzled Grandma in the South" recently wrote to "Dear Abby" asking, "Why is there so much angst today over raising children, especially in young mothers?" Grandma has observed that moms of her generation (baby boomers) did not agonize over raising kids, and neither did her mother or grandmother. She also rightly points out that today's moms seem to lean a lot on expert advice, which she thinks is "a bunch of nonsense." Ironically, I agree.
School's out for summer; let playtime begin. Hopefully your family has a list - mental or written - of lots and lots of fun activities to accomplish before the school bell chimes again. Stay up past bedtime and have a kids' movie marathon, build a fort in the den and read a chapter book together, chase fireflies, try new recipes, find a new trail for hiking, or go blueberry picking. Watch a thunderstorm from the safety of the family room, step in puddles with rainboots and tie streamers on the handlebars and have a bike parade. Find unique ways to celebrate ...
Note: The following is part of a series of columns exploring the use of rivers in the early history of Georgia and Bulloch County.
Belinda McBride Boatright
The only battle more fierce than the ones waged between teams during Saturday's semifinal matchups of the Georgia State Cup was the one that raged between players and an unrelenting South Georgia summer day.
He was fast of fist and foot - lip, too - a heavyweight champion who promised to shock the world and did. He floated. He stung. Mostly he thrilled, even after the punches had taken their toll and his voice barely rose above a whisper.
DESTIN, Fla. - The Southeastern Conference anticipates continuing dialogue and maybe even broadening the scope of its "serious misconduct" rule.
Mrs. Mildred Godbee Bailey
A man choked a woman, held her against her will and committed the assault in the presence of juveniles at Park Place Apartments Thursday, said Statesboro Police Sgt. Jake Saxon.
When a 400-pound gorilla grabbed a 3-year-old boy at the Cincinnati Zoo, the sharpshooter who killed the ape wasn't from the police. Instead, the shooter was a specially trained zoo staffer on one of the many dangerous-animal emergency squads at animal parks nationwide.
William T. Robinson, chairman of the Board of Directors of AgSouth Farm Credit, announced that John Patrick "Pat" Calhoun will succeed William P. Spigener, Jr ...
Bubba Hunt of Coldwell Banker Tanner Realty was named one of America's most productive sales associates as a part of REAL Trends America's ...
For nearly three decades, mothers and grandmothers throughout the South have celebrated and honored their families through Lori Grice portraits. Each of them will tell ...
Who is the SACK Company? Do they make sacks? What does SACK even stand for?
Healthcare is more complicated now more than ever.
When local businessman Bubba Hunt saw an opportunity to shake up the local real estate market, like most great entrepreneurs, he seized it.
How will your grandchildren's children remember you?
On Thursday, March 17, nine students from Statesboro High School went to the Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta to showcase their skills and compete ...
The welcoming of warmer weather and flowers blooming signals the beginning of spring and the upcoming Easter holiday. Easter brings families together to celebrate the ...
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