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Bulloch History with Roger Allen - Savannah bank survives 'panic'

Note: The following is the second in a series of columns on the origin of currency in the American colonies and Georgia.

December 27, 2012 | | Columnists/Editorials


Bulloch History with Roger Allen - American colonies get their first coins

Note: The following is the second in a series of columns on the origin of currency in the American colonies and Georgia.

December 23, 2012 | | Columnists/Editorials


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond - Find the root of classroom behavior problems

Q: Our son started full-day kindergarten in September. For the first three months he had no problem with his behavior at school, but for the past few weeks he has gotten in trouble for talking and not listening, and he spit at a child at school today.

December 23, 2012 | | Columnists/Editorials


Opinion: Gun control is not the answer

It's a question that often goes unanswered; "why?"

December 22, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Columnists/Editorials


Inside Bulloch Business with Jan Moore - A realistic, fair solution must be forged

I am the business editor of the Statesboro Herald, and I am a school psychologist with the Bulloch County Board of Education. The mass murder of school children and school personnel in Newtown, Connecticut this past Friday not only made me physically ill, it reminded me of the almost impossible charge that those working for schools today face.

December 17, 2012 | | Columnists/Editorials


Kathy Bradley - This year's Christmas play

It is the season of wonder, after all. And so, I have been wondering: wondering how long it takes to decorate that huge tree at Rockefeller Center; wondering how a person is supposed to learn all four verses of any particular Christmas carol now that school music programs are "holiday" performances; wondering how our little planet looks from the satellite that takes the photos for Google Earth when all the houses in all the cities and towns across America have their Christmas lights turned on.

December 16, 2012 | | Columnists/Editorials


Bulloch History with Roger Allen - Tobacco becomes currency in the U.S.

Note: The following is the first in a series of columns on the origin of currency in the American colonies and Georgia.

December 16, 2012 | | Columnists/Editorials


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond - Don't make big deal of children's lies

Q: Our 7-year-old has always been a great, respectful, funny little kid. However, recently he started lying and become a little sneaky. We punished him by taking his television privilege away and making him write apology letters as well as apologizing over the phone to everyone he has lied to.

December 16, 2012 | | Columnists/Editorials


Inside Bulloch Business with Jan Moore - All I want for Christmas is ... a brick?

Every year, I write about unusual Christmas gift ideas. I have to admit, the timing seems pretty good to suggest this one - naming opportunities at Georgia Southern University's planned Football Operations Center.

December 10, 2012 | | Columnists/Editorials


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond - Punishing 'accidents' may exacerbate the problem

Q: This past August, when our son was a mere 22 months of age, it took him two weeks to learn to use the potty successfully. He was dry even at night. We were thrilled!

December 09, 2012 | | Columnists/Editorials


Bulloch History with Roger Allen - Georgia Teachers College begins aviation program

In its Aug. 5, 1939, paper, the Bulloch Herald reported on a bid by the Georgia Teachers College to gain approval to offer an aviation course. Earlier in 1939, the college was designated as a possible training center for aviation students by the Civil Aeronautics Authority in Washington, D.C.

December 09, 2012 | | Columnists/Editorials


Inside Bulloch Business with Jan Moore - Hwy 67 BBQ latest entry in Bulloch eateries

For you barbeque aficionados, there is a new kiddo on the block. Curtis Starling and his daughter Christy have opened Hwy 67 BBQ adjacent to the Highway 67 Antique Mall (near the intersection of Highway 67 and I-16).

December 04, 2012 | | Columnists/Editorials


Bulloch History with Roger Allen - Mail delivery makes its way to the Boro

The first real air mail service in the United States was carried out, believe it or not, by a balloon. On Jan. 9, 1793, our nation's first president, George Washington, sent a private letter from his office in Philadelphia to be carried to a personal friend in Deptford, N.J.

December 02, 2012 | | Columnists/Editorials


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond - Children should develop courage, not self-esteem

Whenever I talk on the subject of self-esteem - how the research strongly suggests that people with high regard for themselves have correspondingly low regard for others and that high self-esteem is highly associated with antisocial behavior like bullying - people become understandably perplexed. After all, the notion that a state of high self-esteem is desirable has become as American as mom and apple pie. The inevitable response: "But John, I want my child to possess self-confidence."

December 02, 2012 | | Columnists/Editorials


Kathy Bradley - Human hearts and veterinary science

Once a month, Lily takes heartworm medicine. It is a chewy, brown rectangle that, now that I think of it, bears a passing resemblance to the chewy, brown rectangle of calcium that I take every morning.

November 30, 2012 | | Columnists/Editorials


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Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Bulloch Memorial expands, becomes East Georgia Regional

(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.)

June 07, 2015 | Roger Allen Contributing Writer | Columnists/Editorials


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: Everyone's days are numbered — whether we like it or not

I suppose most folks who work for a living begin, at some point, to look forward to retirement. Some prefer not to quit for various reasons, but they are exceptions. One thing that causes many to want to stop working is having to go in whether they want to or not. As one fellow reportedly said, "I wouldn't mind the job as much if it just wasn't so every day!"

June 07, 2015 | | Columnists/Editorials


Fun with the Family with Julie Lavender: Let summer begin with June holidays

Thunderstorms, warmer weather, sleeping late and the absence of big yellow buses on the road can only mean one thing: Summertime has arrived!

June 07, 2015 | | Columnists/Editorials


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