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Bulloch History with Roger Allen: First bank opens in nation, puts branch in Savannah

Note: The following is part of a series of articles looking at the establishment and evolution of the banking system in Georgia and Bulloch County.

August 02, 2015 | | Columnists/Editorials


Living with Children with John Rosemond: To homeschool or not to homeschool?

With increasing frequency over the past 10 years or so, parents have asked me various questions about homeschooling, all pretty much boiling down to "Should I homeschool my child?"

August 02, 2015 | John Rosemond Contributing Writer | Columnists/Editorials


Fun with the Family with Julie Lavender: School bells ring as summer lingers

In less than 24 hours, yellow buses loaded with precious people make their way to schools across the county. To many adults and children, the chiming of the first school bell is synonymous with the end of summer. But don't give up on summertime just yet. Not only is there much heat and humidity left to ensure that summer lingers, but the calendar also promises additional days for outdoor exploits and adventure. You can still have summer fun; temperatures and calendars give you permission to do so.

August 02, 2015 | Julie Lavender Contributing Writer | Columnists/Editorials


Religious freedom worth protecting

This is my country and I am proud to call myself an American. I believe in the God I worship and am proud to call myself a Christian. I put my trust in both, and I have faith in both. There is a big difference, of course, in the depth of faith and trust, but I believe this country and God are connected.

July 30, 2015 | | Columnists/Editorials


Consumer Qs: Start a butterfly garden

Question: I wanted to start a butterfly garden but was told not to plant a plant a butterfly bush. Why?

July 26, 2015 | By ARTY SCHRONCE Georgia Department of Agriculture | Columnists/Editorials


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Dengue joins yellow fever, smallpox in S. Georgia

Note: The following is part of a series of columns looking at the establishment and growth of doctors, hospitals and the health industry in Georgia and Bulloch County.

July 26, 2015 | Roger Allen Contributing Writer | Columnists/Editorials


Living with Children with John Rosemond: Take ADHD diagnoses with grain of salt

Q: Our 8-year-old is scheduled to enter third grade at a public school this coming fall. Last year, he did very well; nonetheless, his second grade teacher was convinced he had ADHD. At a meeting with the principal, school psychologist, school social worker and the head of the special education department, lots of pressure was put on us to have him tested and put on medication.

July 26, 2015 | Roger Allen Contributing Writer | Columnists/Editorials


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: Giving unto the Lord

The Bible teaches that giving is a matter of worship to God, whether done as part of our corporate worship in church or in our personal and private expressions of devotion and obedience.

July 26, 2015 | Larry Sheehy Contributing Writer | Columnists/Editorials


Kathy Bradley: Making and being made by memories

I know these colors so well. These pale and luminous colors of sand and sea and sky. These colors that melt and morph into each other and back again with the rise and fall of the tide, the climb of the moon, the set of the sun. These creamy whites and silvery grays. These liquid blues. I could drown in the colors and never stop breathing.

July 26, 2015 | | Columnists/Editorials


Consumer Qs: Recycling the water from air conditioners

Question: Can I collect the water dripping out of my air conditioner to water my plants?

July 19, 2015 | By ARTY SCHRONCE Georgia Department of Agriculture | Columnists/Editorials


Living with Children with John Rosemond: Three ways to fix a picky eater

Q: Our 4-year-old daughter will not eat dinner, no matter what. At most, she takes a few bites of what I fix and then says she doesn't like it. This has been going on for over a year.

July 19, 2015 | John Rosemond Contributing Writer | Columnists/Editorials


Three ways to fix a picky eater

Q: Our 4-year-old daughter will not eat dinner, no matter what. At most, she takes a few bites of what I fix and then says she doesn't like it. This has been going on for over a year.

July 19, 2015 | John Rosemond Contributing Writer | Columnists/Editorials


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: Overcoming challenges and imitating Christ

The maxim "Imitation is the greatest form of flattery" was almost certainly coined when flattery was more highly thought of than it seems to be today. Yet, several popular versions of the Bible use a related term in 1 Corinthians 4:16, as in the ESV: "I urge you, then, be imitators of me."

July 19, 2015 | | Columnists/Editorials


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Statesboro doctor combats smallpox, flu outbreaks

Note: The following is part of a series of columns looking at the establishment and growth of doctors, hospitals and the health industry in Georgia and Bulloch County.

July 19, 2015 | | Columnists/Editorials


Kathy Bradley: Bread, wine and blue

On the Fourth of July, I walk outside and hoist the flag and drive into town to the farmers market, where I buy three fat tomatoes from a man whose accent I can't quite place but whose tent smells fresh and green and whose tomatoes have just the right amount of mottling so that I can tell for certain they have been ripened to that perfect red firmness on the vine. Having found my Holy Grail, I wander around for a few more minutes and end up buying a cantaloupe for $3 from a little boy who is learning ...

July 12, 2015 | | Columnists/Editorials


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Living with Children with John Rosemond: Parents' bed is for parents only — always

This is a story about how quickly parents, if they are determined enough, can make significant changes in parenting policy.

August 09, 2015 | John Rosemond Contributing Writer | Columnists/Editorials


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Bank of the State of Georgia opens, $1.5 million in assets

Note: The following is part of a series of articles looking at the establishment and evolution of the banking system in Georgia and Bulloch County.

August 09, 2015 | Roger Allen Contributing Writer | Columnists/Editorials


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: Sincerity, allegiance necessary for Christian's character

A young woman wrote a letter to her former fiance.

August 09, 2015 | Larry Sheehy Contributing Writer | Columnists/Editorials


Consumer Q's: Questions that bug you

Question: What is the difference between an insect and a bug? Is there a difference?

August 09, 2015 | By ARTY SCHRONCE Georgia Department of Agriculture | Columnists/Editorials


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