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Parenting Advice with John Rosemond - Some kids' 'problems' are normal behaviors

I estimate that one-fourth of the questions parents ask me involve issues or behaviors that merit little if any concern. Some of the "problems" in question are normal to certain stages of development. Others are nothing more than little glitches that will resolve themselves in time (and might develop into real problems if people respond to them as such). And some are reflections of personality (or temperament), which is inborn and therefore fairly fixed, although not immutable. These include things like shyness, which most shy people figure out how to successfully compensate for by early adulthood. Here's a short ...

September 16, 2012 | | Columnists/Editorials


Bulloch History with Roger Allen -  Jefferson Davis visits Coastal Empire

Jefferson Finis Davis, the one and only president of the Confederacy, also known as the Confederate States of America, visited Georgia's Coastal Empire three times. The first was on Oct. 21, 1863. Davis knew of Savannah's importance to his plans.

September 16, 2012 | | Columnists/Editorials


On Art with Lynn Lily - Sculptor a master of metal

Of course, you already know Pat Steadman's sculpture. Oh, yes, you do. The imposing bronze bust of coach Erk Russell at Georgia Southern's Paulson Stadium is Steadman's "Game Day." And, in fact, a small gem of a replica is part of "Pat Steadman: A Retrospective" on exhibit at the Averitt Center through Saturday. But if that single piece is all you know about the man, you're missing a much bigger story.

September 12, 2012 | | Columnists/Editorials


Inside Bulloch Business with Jan Moore - Help a friend and the Boys and Girls Club

I'm sure that many of you are aware of the grave health crisis facing local dentist and Statesboro native Dr. Hudson Powell. He is diagnosed with stage four cancer and is undergoing treatment.

September 10, 2012 | | Columnists/Editorials


Kathy Bradley - Poems and pellets and photosynthesis

My very first class at Wesleyan was Survey of American Literature taught by Dr. Leah Strong. The class met on the second floor of Tate Hall at the end of the second floor overlooking the library.

September 09, 2012 | | Columnists/Editorials


Bulloch History with Roger Allen - Former presidents visit southeast Georgia

James K. Polk was the first former president to visit Savannah, arriving on Saturday, March 10, 1849 at 9 p.m. Upon reaching the city, there was a thunderous salute from cannons situated around the city.

September 07, 2012 | | Columnists/Editorials


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond - Clothing allowance will help teach teens how to budget

Q: My two teenage daughters, 13 and 15, are constantly begging me to buy them clothes. It's become highly annoying. To stop the constant whining, I've decided to stop buying them any clothing and give them each an $800 annual clothing allowance. Should I give them the whole amount at once or give it to them on a monthly basis?

September 07, 2012 | | Columnists/Editorials


Inside Bulloch Business with Jan Moore - Statesboro unemployment at alarming rate

Each month, the Georgia Department of Labor issues unemployment statistics. I generally look at Bulloch County's numbers as compared to others, but for the first time, I noticed that Statesboro is listed in the "City Labor Force Estimates" along with 30 other cities from across the state.

September 03, 2012 | | Columnists/Editorials


Parenting advice with John Rosemond - Chores give children a sense of competence, contribution

Q: Our 13-year-old daughter has been mature for her age from early on. She takes advanced classes and makes straight A's. She's also very talented musically. We think, however, that she has become a media addict. She spends entirely too much time in her room on her computer, mostly using social media. When she's not on the computer, she's using her phone to text her friends. We've asked her to limit her use, but our words are falling on deaf ears. What approach would you recommend short of cutting off the Internet and taking away ...

August 31, 2012 | | Columnists/Editorials


Fun with Family with Julie Lavender - Celebrate autumn all month

As the temperatures drop slightly this month, watch closely as hints of burnt orange, fiery red and golden yellow begin decorating the surrounding trees, farmers' fields and produce stands. Take in the beauty of autumn with all five senses this season, and share celebrations and fun times with those you love. Try some of the following ideas, or create your own fall fun.

August 31, 2012 | | Columnists/Editorials


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy - What's your price?

In Matthew 16:26, Jesus asks, "What good will it be for a man if he gains the whole world, yet forfeits his soul? Or what can a man give in exchange for his soul?"

August 31, 2012 | | Columnists/Editorials


Inside Bulloch Business with Jan Moore - Women always reminded of a simple fact

The irony of two major news events occurring at approximately the same time last week was not lost on me.

August 27, 2012 | | Columnists/Editorials


Kathy Bradley - The place in the middle

On one side is a field of cotton. The stems are blooming with pink and white flowers, soft and sweet like appliques on a gingham sundress. On the other side is a field of corn. The stalks are stiff, the fronds brittle, the ears hard as a brick bat. What was pulsing, quivering green is now lethargic tan, the color of a cup of coffee gone cold. In between, in the middle, is the road.

August 26, 2012 | | Columnists/Editorials


Bulloch History with Roger Allen - Washington enjoys visit to southeast Georgia

The first president to visit southeast Georgia was none other than George Washington, who was in Savannah from May 12-15, 1791.

August 23, 2012 | | Columnists/Editorials


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond - Don't start your child's 'anti-bullying education' too early

Q: My oldest child starts kindergarten soon. I know there will be the class and/or bus bully who will cause her some distress, whether directly or indirectly. I want to know how to handle it before it happens so I'm prepared. I feel she will have to learn to handle situations like this as time goes on, but at this age she will need my guidance and intervention. What should I say to her now, to prepare her, and how I should handle incidents when and if they occur?

August 23, 2012 | | Columnists/Editorials


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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


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


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 ...

August 02, 2015 | Julie Lavender Contributing Writer | 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 ...

August 02, 2015 | John Rosemond 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 ...

July 30, 2015 | | Columnists/Editorials


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