One of the concerns of the profession of family and consumer sciences is the quality of life for individuals and families. Quality of life varies with individual standards and availability to resources. One way to judge quality of life for groups of people is the use of statistics. The following information is from the 2008 Georgia County Guide.
Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.
Everyone knows how important it is to be "on time." Consider, then, how confusing it was back before time was standardized, when each town's time was truly its own. From the very beginning of Bulloch County's settlement, all activities were ruled by the rising and setting of the sun.
Most everyone has heard the saying that "imitation is the sincerest form of flattery." For the gardener, imitation is also the surest way to success. That's the advice of Bob Randolph, who, for 18 years, has made Georgia Southern Botanical Garden a showplace of old-fashioned southern favorites and native plants of the Southeastern Coastal Plain.
One of the ideas held by many in our culture is that there are few, if any, absolute truths or principles. When Jesus pronounces that he is "the way, the truth and the life," and that "No one comes to the Father except through (him)" (John 14:6), the response is often "So, what?" An insistence on taking Scripture's words as a guidepost for spiritual direction is seen as narrow-minded.
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Dr. and Mrs. James Ed McCall Jr. of Lavonia, Ga., announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Lindsey Frances McCall, to Nicholas Alexander Pence, both of Atlanta. The future groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Rhadigan of Boyne City, Mich., and the late Mr. Jerry Pence.
ROME, Ga. - A student pilot from India was at the controls of a small, two-engine plane when it crashed, killing him and his flight instructor, a coroner said Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Jeff and Gina Deal of Statesboro are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Branigan Lee Deal, to Michael Clayton Cartee, son of Mr. and Mrs. Larry and Patricia Cartee of Register.
Paul and Vickie O'Brien of Statesboro announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Samantha Ruth O'Brien, to Michael Trenton Nesmith, son of Mickey and Penny Nesmith of Statesboro.
Mr. David Finch and Ms. Patricia Finch of Portal announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Autumn Starr Finch of Portal, to Mathew Jerrod Mallard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Math Mallard of Statesboro.
Mr. Arnold Ray Akins of Statesboro announces the engagement and upcoming marriage of his daughter, Julianna Akins, to William Clint Waits, son of Ms. Vicci Waits of Bellville and Mr. Bill Waits of Nicholasville, Ky. Julianna is also the daughter of the late Bunny Akins of Statesboro.
MINNEAPOLIS - A 6-year-old girl whose intestines were partially sucked out by a swimming pool drain, leading to tougher safety legislation, has died, her family's attorney said Friday.
WESTON, W.Va. - It's an intriguing and provocative name that translates to Web hits, phone calls and tour tickets: the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum.
It is a fashion rule that has been around so long, it is, like a politician, known by its initials: LBD. Little black dress. Every woman has to have one. Young or old or in-between, Southerner or Yankee, debutante or farm wife. You can dress it up or dress it down. A well-made LBD in a classic style will last forever, and you will be prepared to accept any invitation.
The Bulloch County Historical Society will hold its regular monthly meeting a week earlier in May, due to the Memorial Day holiday. Normally the fourth Monday, the Society will meet this coming Monday - the third Monday - at 11:30 a.m. inside the Nessmith-Lane Conference Center on the campus of Georgia Southern.
ATHENS - Georgia Republicans on Saturday backed passage of a state law preventing government infringement on religious beliefs, which opponents say could be used as a shield for discriminating against gay or transgender people.
WASHINGTON - Kyle Korver was the Atlanta Hawks' closest defender as Paul Pierce shimmied to his left and launched a 3-point try, hoping to extend the Washington Wizards' season by forcing overtime in Game 6 of the teams' second-round series.
Mrs. Glyda J. Shubel
WASHINGTON - Nearly 1 in 4 surveyed U.S. students say they have been bullied in school. That's an improvement, but the prevalence reinforces just how difficult the problem is to solve.
MIAMI (AP) - While major league RBI leader Giancarlo Stanton and batting leader Dee Gordon padded their stats Friday night, the Atlanta Braves trumped them with an unlikely duo.
BALTIMORE - American Pharoah won the Kentucky Derby, yet didn't look unbeatable, as he had in his previous races. His trainer says he struggled. His jockey went to the whip about 30 times to urge him on in the stretch. His owner says the Derby wasn't even close to his best effort.
BOSTON - A jury sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death Friday for the Boston Marathon bombing, sweeping aside pleas that he was just a "kid" who fell under the influence of his fanatical older brother.
LAS VEGAS - B.B. King, whose scorching guitar licks and heartfelt vocals made him the idol of generations of musicians and fans while earning him the nickname King of the Blues, died late Thursday at home in Las Vegas. He as 89.
Pastor Donald E. Bing Sr.
Thursday's dedication of Renaissance Park on Statesboro's west side took on the feel of a gospel revival as residents celebrated the Bulloch County Historical Society's commitment to making the park a vibrant part of the community once again.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Phil Mickelson faded early and Rory McIlroy tailed off late. Robert Streb just kept on making birdies.