Editor's note: Makayla Rankins, the author of this article, is a fifth-grade student at Julia P. Bryant Elementary School.
March 29, 2015 | Makayla Rankins Herald Correspondent | Local
Q: Our 7-year-old is very shy. He doesn't enjoy the sort of social activities, including sports, that other kids his age are generally involved in and would rather play alone. He has one friend, who is also quite shy. His mother and I have conspired to arrange weekly play dates, but whereas the boys get along fine, both kids sometimes balk at cooperating with them. My son occasionally tells me he'd rather read or play alone than play with this other boy. When I ask why, he tells me he "just would." His school counselor has recommended that ...
March 29, 2015 | John Rosemond Contributing Writer | Columnists/Editorials
NEW YORK - On Wednesday, HarperCollins unveiled the jacket art for Harper Lee's "Go Set a Watchman," the unexpected follow-up to her classic "To Kill a Mockingbird."
March 29, 2015 | By HILLEL ITALIE The Associated Press | Life
(Note: The following is part of a series of articles looking at the history and evolution of agriculture in Georgia and Bulloch County.)
March 29, 2015 | Roger Allen Contributing Writer | Columnists/Editorials
For over 30 years, Elaine McDuffie has been showing children and adults alike the joys of reading.
March 29, 2015 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local
Robert Lloyd, an eighth-grade student at Langston Chapel Middle School, was recently selected as one of the state's best student percussionists by the Georgia Music Educators Association (GMEA) and received the honor of first chair in one of two middle school-level all-state bands.
March 29, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local
Mr. and Mrs. Phil S. Rhodes of Millen are proud to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Adrian Elizabeth of Statesboro, to Mr. Ronald Gene McDaniel, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gene D. McDaniel.
March 29, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Weddings
Years ago, Lindell Doty, a retired preacher and friend of mine now living in Florida, suggested that everybody has choices to make. Now, making decisions can be hard - sometimes so hard that we delay them as long as possible.
March 29, 2015 | | Columnists/Editorials
Holy Week is upon us, and that means the sheep of the Good Shepherd are flocking to Jerusalem once again.
March 29, 2015 | Jerry Johnston Deseret News | Faith
As Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed a new law this week guaranteeing religious freedom against governmental interference, a debate over whether those laws can be used to trump anti-discrimination protections for lesbians and gays continues, along with the question of how best to legislatively balance those competing interests.
March 29, 2015 | Mark A. Kellner Deseret News | Faith
Are you still in the dating scene? Has a date ever done or said something he thought was sweet that just made you feel uncomfortable?
March 29, 2015 | Mayra Bitsko FamilyShare | Hot topics
Certain life events can crack a marriage, from illness to job changes, infidelity to childbirth. And when babies grow up and leave the nest, it creates another stress-inducing shock to marriage, according to Time Inc. Network's health.com.
March 29, 2015 | Lois M. Collins Deseret News | Hot topics
Maybe your morning went something like this...
March 29, 2015 | Megan Gladwell FamilyShare | Hot topics
Most of us likely had some sort of shape sorting toy when we were kids. In fact, we probably have them for our own kids.
March 29, 2015 | Wendy Jessen FamilyShare | Hot topics
According to Solar Journey USA, 10 percent of automotive trips are for distances of less than one mile and more than 20 percent are for trips less than two miles. If you were to walk or bike for some of these trips, you’d use your car less, save money, protect the environment and get some valuable exercise.
March 29, 2015 | Devin Thorpe FamilyShare | Hot topics
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February 23, 2015 | | Obituaries
If you’re still in high school, “The DUFF” may help you feel like you just might survive.
February 23, 2015 | Josh Terry Deseret Media Companies | Entertainment News
The black-and-white photograph of Union Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman's glaring countenance appeared on the large projector screen, and some in the audience chuckled, while others talked quietly.
February 23, 2015 | Jason Wermers | Local
Cold, slushy weather crawled across much of the U.S. on Monday, coating parts of several Southern states in snow, leaving highways dangerously icy in numerous states from New Mexico to Oklahoma to New England, and sending temperatures plunging to 25 to 30 degrees below normal across much of the country.
February 23, 2015 | The Associated Press | Local
ATLANTA - The daughter of the lone woman on Georgia's death row is asking the state parole board to grant her mother life in prison instead of the death penalty for plotting to have her father killed - even though she says her dad's death was "the most painful experience of my life."
February 23, 2015 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Associated Press
Eight local businesses were found in violation during alcohol compliance checks conducted Jan. 22 and Feb. 13, police said.
February 23, 2015 | From staff reports | Local
ATLANTA - A panel studying Georgia's rural health issues on Monday recommended a pilot program pairing four hospitals with other providers in their area, creating a "hub and spoke" model aimed at cutting down on expensive emergency room visits to struggling hospitals.
February 23, 2015 | The Associated Press | Associated Press
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.
February 23, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report
INDIANAPOLIS - The questions were similar, and Dorial Green-Beckham had virtually the same response for each one.
February 23, 2015 | By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer | Sports
FALL RIVER, Mass. - Two women who cleaned the home of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez testified Monday at his murder trial that they saw guns stashed in three places in his house before the killing.
February 23, 2015 | By MICHELLE R. SMITH Associated Press | Sports
The World Cup in Qatar keeps provoking outrage and breaking taboos.
February 23, 2015 | By GRAHAM DUNBAR AP Sports Writer | Sports
PHOENIX - Commissioner Rob Manfred says new rules intended to speed up the pace of games are aimed at luring younger fans to baseball.
February 23, 2015 | By BOB BAUM AP Sports Writer | Sports
Son's Döner Kebab, in College Plaza near Wendy's and Zaxby's, has a complex backstory, but simple and appealing fast food not exactly like anything else in Statesboro.
February 23, 2015 | By AL HACKLE | Business
One of the greatest challenges in any community is rehabbing and reusing existing buildings. There is a common thought process that it is easier to tear down a building and start over.
February 23, 2015 | By DeWAYNE GRICE | Business
MIAMI - The Brooklyn Nets are on pace to finish 34-48 this season.
February 23, 2015 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports