The Bulloch Meat-Packing Plant was established in Statesboro in 1917 with an investment of $150,000. Businessmen C.L Brooks and John W. Greer of Moultrie assisted locals Brooks Simmons, Glenn Bland, J.A. Brannen, W.G. Raines and A.J. Mooney, who served as its first president.
According to the Bulloch County newspaper, local livestock breeders and the county's 4-H and FFA youth had been participating in the Savannah Fat Cattle Show as early as 1930. However, after Savannah's yards announced that the 1940 show was postponed indefinitely, White's Provisions and Cudahy Packing, the two largest meat-packing companies in the state of Georgia, requested that Statesboro's stockyards hold one of their own. The date of April 11, 1940, was chosen.
Q: We have two boys, 8 and 7. They are completely, and I mean completely, out of control. They constantly argue, fight and tattle. If they're not fighting, they're playing chaotically. Homework is a constant battle, and getting them to bed takes over an hour. To top it off, they completely ignore us when we give them instructions, and one boy's disobedience seems to make the other boy worse.
American parents have been listening to professional psycho-babblers tell them how to raise children since the late 1960s. I was in graduate school at the time, and my professors thought the babblers were geniuses, sent by some New Age divinity to correct all the egregious wrongs parents had done to children since time immemorial. Children were about to enter a Golden Age in which their opinions would not only be heard but also taken into consideration, and from an early age. And they would be allowed to express their feelings freely! And parents and teachers were going to tell them ...
Although Bulloch is a landlocked county 70 miles away from the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, the courthouse lawn in the center of Statesboro served as the location for viewing a captured Japanese two-man suicide submarine on March 13, 1944. Its arrival was announced by the Bulloch Herald on Thursday, March 9.
Apparently, some of April's showers arrived early this year, making it an incredibly soggy March. Hopefully, your family found many opportunities to dance in puddles with galoshes and rain gear! And if you didn't, there's always the promise of more this month. Use the showers of April to remind you to shower your family with much love and attention. Do so by celebrating some of the following holidays, or create a few of your own to make wonderful memories in the beautiful month of April.
Beware those things by which, those people by whom you are enchanted. As all readers of fairy tales know, enchantments are temporary.
In the seventh grade, I was promoted by my peers from president of the class geek-nerd-brainiac society to, well, if not fully cool, then at least on the way.
Ever since America's colonies were founded, fishing has been both a means of survival and . America's greatest writers, such as Samuel Langhorne Clemens, writing as none other than Mark Twain, have immortalized fishing as America's favorite past-time.
Beginning with the story of creation, the Bible pictures man's salvation as being based on faith in God.
While working in my secret parenting laboratory, hidden deep beneath the earth's surface and accessible only by me and a small, select team of associates, I recently made what I believe is a huge and history-making breakthrough that promises to greatly improve parenting the world over.
On Sunday, I went to the woods. To get there, I had to walk along the edge of a just-plowed field, soft and uneven. At the back of the pond the field slopes sharply toward a creek that runs just beyond the property line, and my shoes began sinking into not-quite-mud. I ran to keep from being sucked in up to my ankles, gauging the size of the deer who had come before me by how far its hooves had sunk into the muck. The ground got solid again at the fencerow, barbed wire and rusted. I held it down ...
The Bulloch Herald announced in its Aug. 15, 1940, newspaper that the damages from a recent hurricane (primarily on Aug. 11–12) were estimated to be close to $1 million in Bulloch County alone.
In the April 8, 1937, issue of the Bulloch Herald, it was announced that on the upcoming Thursday, a pair of boxing matches would be held at the Georgia Theater, which is now the Averitt Center for the Arts, in downtown Statesboro.
Q: In our city, most of the high school seniors participate in "Senior Beach Week" during spring break. They rent beach houses and condos and party like there's no tomorrow. Alcohol, marijuana and sex abound.