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Our View: EPD puts King's interests above Ogeechee River

For the fourth time since a massive fish kill was discovered in the Ogeechee River in May 2011, the Georgia Environmental Protection Division held a public hearing to listen to concerns about the river and a proposed discharge permit for King America Finishing.

May 12, 2013 | | Columnists/Editorials

Kathy Bradley - Run in the forest, run

I was walking in the woods, a hundred yards or so past the broken down, rusted-out barbed wire fence that may or may not mark the property line between our land and our neighbors'. I had two friends with me, people accustomed to the outdoors, one of whom I call The Scientist. Their brand of nature, however, is generally more marine.

May 12, 2013 | | Columnists/Editorials

Bulloch History with Roger Allen - Local’s valor leads to ship named in his honor

Once he entered the United States Navy during World War II, Ensign Flournoy Glenn Hodges made quite a name for himself. The son of Mr. and Mrs. Wade C. Hodges, Glenn, as he was known, was a graduate of Statesboro High School.

May 12, 2013 | | Columnists/Editorials

Inside Bulloch Business with Jan Moore - Jersey Mike's Subs opening May 15 in Boro

When Frank Parker and his partner built the Woodland Square shopping center on Highway 301 South in 2006, I had more than one person express concern that it was "too far" out of town.

May 06, 2013 | | Columnists/Editorials

Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy - Commitment in relationships at home is of primary importance

Syndicated author and lecturer Cal Thomas, interviewed in 1994 on C-SPAN's "Booknotes" program about his book "The Things That Matter Most," was asked about a newspaper column he wrote entitled "Children of Divorce." The title and idea for the piece, he said, came from an airline stewardess whom he asked if there was something she could do to help a little girl seated across the airplane aisle from him, crying her eyes out. She replied no, that they saw "that kind" all the time, and about all they could do was make them comfortable. When asked what she meant ...

May 05, 2013 | | Columnists/Editorials

Parenting Advice with John Rosemond - Child's 'willful disobedience' typical 1-year-old behavior

Q: It seems our 1-year-old is showing willful disobedience. We tell him "no" and try to redirect, but he does the same things over and over again. The things in question include turning over and not being cooperative when I'm trying to change him, slapping us in the face and standing up during bath time. I'm trying to be creative with ways to entertain him and make things fun but am getting weary. Any advice on how I can correct him?

May 05, 2013 | | Columnists/Editorials

Bulloch History with Roger Allen - POWs help pick peanut crop in 1944

In a curious twist of events, on Aug. 10, 1944, the Bulloch Herald reported that plans were finalized for the county's new prisoner-of-war camp. The barbed-wire compound was being built on Dover Road near the city limits. At first, talks were underway to build two camps - one near Portal and one in Statesboro - but those plans were shelved and the decision was made to build a single large camp to be open until at least October 15, 1944.

May 05, 2013 | | Columnists/Editorials

Fun with the Family with Julie Lavender - Make this May a month of memories

We're just days away from the last classes and tests of the school year, with graduation and vacation following closely behind. Talk about the good and the not-so-good happenings of the past 10 months with your family, and remember to thank those who helped make the school year possible. Use every minute of May to treasure those end-of-the-year events with unique celebrations like the following ones or a few of your own.

May 05, 2013 | | Columnists/Editorials

Inside Bulloch Business with Jan Moore - Cook-Out Restaurant renovating old BK site

What exactly is the Cook-Out Restaurant? We've seen the employment ads running in the Herald for the past several weeks, and now construction is underway on its Fair Road location (next to Popeyes).

April 29, 2013 | | Columnists/Editorials

Parenting Advice with John Rosemond - Son's negativity is a type of antisocial behavior

Q: Our 7-year-old son is very negative about everything. He's a middle child, so that may have something to do with it, but everyone else in the family is very happy, positive, optimistic and so on.

April 28, 2013 | | Columnists/Editorials

Kathy Bradley - Staying home

Things wear out.

April 28, 2013 | | Columnists/Editorials

Bulloch History with Roger Allen - Millen Civilian Conservation Camp opens in Bulloch

The Bulloch Herald reported in the July 4, 1940, issue that "forty white boys and eight negro boys" from Bulloch County had left for the new Millen Civilian Conservation Camp.

April 28, 2013 | | Columnists/Editorials

Inside Bulloch Business with Jan Moore - Hate making speeches? Help is on the way

What I am about to assert may be a tad bit controversial, but I really believe it to be the case. Our society has become so dependent on communicating digitally (myself included) that our face-to-face communication skills overall are not as developed or as good as they used to be.

April 23, 2013 | | Columnists/Editorials

Parenting Advice with John Rosemond - Solving one problem may lead to the disappearance others

One of the reasons - it's probably in the top three reasons, in fact - that parents fail at solving discipline problems is that they try to solve too many at once. In so doing, they scatter their disciplinary energy too thinly and end up solving none. The only thing they accomplish is getting more frustrated and more convinced that there is something about their child that renders discipline ineffective - a gene perhaps, inherited from the father (who else?), that causes a biochemical imbalance.

April 21, 2013 | | Columnists/Editorials

Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy - Be filled with God's spirit of renewal

What do the following people have in common: Adam and Eve; Noah and his family; Joshua; David; the prodigal son; Peter and Saul of Tarsus?

April 21, 2013 | | Columnists/Editorials

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