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Kathy Bradley - Life is a series of shocks, surprises

Pedestrians have the right-of-way. The ones we get in the country, however, don't always cross at the corner or wait for the light.

September 28, 2008 | By KATHY BRADLEY | Lifestyles Columnists


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy

Near the start of the new century, people were being interviewed about how we might refer to the first decade. As in the "'50s," the "'70s," the "'90s,"` and so on. Should it be the "Zeros"? No, that doesn't sound quite right. How about the "Ohs?" Or, as has been suggested quite tongue-in-cheek, the "Uh-Ohs!" The interviewer finally said we might go with the suggestion, the "Oughts." True enough, "ought" is an acceptable way to refer to zero. Those with a little more gray in their hair might remember that that's how some used to refer to the ...

September 28, 2008 | By LARRY SHEEHY | Lifestyles Columnists


Bulloch History by Roger Allen

(Note: This is the first in a series of articles on the Agrarian Movement in the nation, the south and Bulloch County in the 1800s.)

September 28, 2008 | By ROGER ALLEN | Lifestyles Columnists


Diane Miller - Styles of parenting

Consider three styles of parenting on a teeter totter with very permissive parenting on the left end, moderate/nurturing parenting in the middle and very strict parenting on the right. Research suggests that the most effective parenting style is a balancing act, choosing the moderate/nurturing style.

September 28, 2008 | By DIANE MILLER | Lifestyles Columnists


Fun with the family by Julie Lavender

Slightly nippy breezes blow, football announcers clear their throats, and leaves whisper shades of yellows and reds. Autumn creeps upon us, albeit subtly, here in the southeast! Enjoy the crispness of a new season this month as if experiencing it for the very first time. Make September an adventure for everyone in your family.

September 21, 2008 | By JULIE LAVENDER | Lifestyles Columnists


Bulloch Genealogy by Roger Allen

Major Thomas Alexander Brannen, born in 1720, is thought by many to be the earliest recorded Bulloch County Brannen ancestor. He married Susanna Terrell (or Ferrell), and settled near the Ogeechee River in the Blitch community.

September 21, 2008 | By ROGER ALLEN | Lifestyles Columnists


Diane Miller - The B vitamin: Niacin (B3)

Niacin is another good reason to have a bowl of cereal for breakfast, or anytime! Niacin, is a water-soluble vitamin that helps the body release energy from protein, fat and carbohydrates during metabolism.

September 14, 2008 | By DIANE MILLER | Lifestyles Columnists


Bulloch History by Roger Allen

On Oct. 17, 1918, newspapers reported that contrary to rumors circulating, there were only two "flu" deaths in Statesboro so far. One of those, a North Georgia man, had arrived in town already quite sick. The other, from lower Bulloch, had died while at the Statesboro Sanitarium.

September 14, 2008 | By ROGER ALLEN | Lifestyles Columnists


Kathy Bradley - Life is never empty

Life is not The Container Store.

September 14, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Lifestyles Columnists


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy

In a world where the astounding and extraordinary have become almost commonplace, where it is increasing rare to be really shocked by anything, it is still possible to be happily surprised by the unexpected. Last Saturday, Carole was showing me some new flowers she had planted along the back of the house. Most of them were still a little "dull" from their recent transplanting. But one lone bloom stood out. Its colors were so brilliant, and its petal design so exquisitely arranged, it was truly amazing! We can be glad that God the Creator loves such beauty.

September 14, 2008 | By LARRY SHEEHY | Lifestyles Columnists


Bulloch History by Roger Allen

Bulloch County and the City of Statesboro fell prey to almost every major disease that ravaged the rest of America during the 1800's., including "yellow fever," "Smallpox" and Influenza."

September 11, 2008 | By ROGER ALLEN | Lifestyles Columnists


Diane Miller - Walk Georgia is back

If you are already exercising or planning on starting, NOW is a great time to start and take a Web trip across Georgia at the same time.

September 11, 2008 | By DIANE MILLER | Lifestyles Columnists


Kathy Bradley - Enjoying life while flying high

At 33,000 feet, levitating between earth and sky on a pallet of white clouds, I am neither here nor there. With no watch and with the cell phone turned off, I don't know the time. All the faces are the faces of strangers.

August 31, 2008 | By KATHY BRADLEY | Lifestyles Columnists


Diane Miller - Vitamin D comes from many sources, including sunshine

One of the most interesting properties of Vitamin D is the ability of the body to synthesize the vitamin from sunshine. The body uses a precursor made from cholesterol to form vitamin D. Vitamin D is also found in foods such as egg yolk, cereals, liver, fish liver oils and foods that are fortified with it such as milk, butter and margarine. Some soy milk is also fortified and should definitely be used by strict vegetarians.

August 31, 2008 | By DIANE MILLER | Lifestyles Columnists


Bulloch History by Roger Allen

Many believe that Bulloch got its first real doctor in 1838. He was Dr. George Ross, who lived by Black Creek – first doctor. There is a story that one of his trips to resupply himself with medicine in Savannah, Dr. Ross put all of his powders in bags and then packed them in a barrel. He arrived home, only to find out most of the bags had been jostled open.

August 31, 2008 | By ROGER ALLEN | Lifestyles Columnists


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