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Georgia Southern's Elaris Duo releases second recording

Music is the universal language of mankind. It is indeed a language spoken eloquently and fluently by Drs. Steven and Larisa Elisha, who are internationally acclaimed soloists, clinicians and chamber musicians, known together as the Elaris Duo. Most recently, they are celebrating their second CD release at MSR Classics. Entitled "Duo Virtuoso II – Works for Violin and Cello by Honeggar, Ravel and Schulhoff," the recording embraces the spontaneity and thrill of a live performance.

November 12, 2017 | By LAUREN PORTER | Special to the Herald | Life


Shall we gather at the river?

The sun has not yet cracked the tree line. Its blush is just beginning to show when I step out onto the front porch to gauge the day. The air is close and the bird song is clear. Whatever I hear, see, feel today, I will hear, see, feel sharply. This much I know.

November 12, 2017 | By Kathy Bradley | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Troy, Leesville, Sunbright — and finally, Brooklet

Note: The following is part of a series of columns looking at the founding and general history of southeast Georgia and Bulloch County.

November 12, 2017 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Classic autism not a mental disorder

Q: In the school district where I used to teach, I attended many meetings concerning children with special needs. Many of the kids in question were said to be "on the [autism] spectrum." In 15 years I witnessed the number of supposedly autistic children go from practically zero to enough to fill a special education class at almost every one of our 30-plus schools. A good number of these children were eventually mainstreamed into my class, and I felt then and even more strongly now that they were wrongly diagnosed. I can only think of two kids who in my ...

November 12, 2017 | | Life


Freedom tour brings history to life

History came to life at the Statesboro-Bulloch County Airport this week as vintage bombers and other planes landed for flight tours and display. The Wings of Freedom Tour was hosted by the Collings Foundation, and featured aircraft from World War II.

November 05, 2017 | Photos by SCOTT BRYANT | staff | Life


Barber — Middleton

Shelly Nettles Barber and Shannon Keith Middleton were united in marriage on the evening of Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017. Surrounded by close family and friends, the celebration took place at The Belle House in Statesboro.

November 05, 2017 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: Butterfly wings

The only thing scarier than the news reports that we read and see on television is the prospect of not knowing what is happening.

November 05, 2017 | | Life


Fun with the Family with Julie Lavender: Take the time to be grateful

The month of November seems to inadvertently call attention to the grateful gauge in one's heart. How's the gratitude attitude in your home? Take time this month - during family mealtime, while riding in the car, just before bedtime, while cooking dinner, while doing chores - to share blessings aloud. Talk about small blessings, huge ones and everything in between. Be sure to point out personal blessings, but talk about the good fortune of others in your circle of friends and family. Teach your kids to be thankful for others' blessings, also. Count your blessings so often this month that ...

November 05, 2017 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Bengal was largest early town in Bulloch County

Note: The following is part of a series of columns looking at the founding and general history of southeast Georgia and Bulloch County.

November 05, 2017 | | Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: Entertain with ease this holiday season

It's officially holiday season, and if you're like me, visions of green bean casserole, sweet potato soufflé and pumpkin pie have been dancing in your head. This time of year, I'm always itching to entertain - I spend my spare time planning what to bake and take to Thanksgiving dinner, and conjuring up a few seasonal parties of my own.

November 05, 2017 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Don't make parents' issues your own

I was standing in the lobby of an auditorium in which I'd just spoken, talking with a small group of attendees, when a 30-something woman took me aside and told me that her parents were bad role models. One was verbally abusive; the other, distant and emotionally unavailable.

November 05, 2017 | | Life


Boro's best honored

The people of the Boro have spoken - and voted - and now we know who local residents believe to hold the top spots in their respective fields.

October 29, 2017 | Photos by SCOTT BRYANT | staff | Life


On the edge

The late afternoon sun made my shadow long and narrow. It stretched out in front of me like a plumb line. I had brought with me no book, no iPod, nothing to mute the sound of my shoes crunching like cereal on the dirt that just the day before had been mud.

October 29, 2017 | By Kathy Bradley | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Bay Gall, Bassett, Belknap spring up in Bulloch

Note: The following is part of a series of columns looking at the founding and general history of southeast Georgia and Bulloch County.

October 29, 2017 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: It's a need-to-know, when-to-know thing with your children

Q: My son just turned 5 and is starting to ask various questions about parents including why some people have two parents and he only has one. About two months before he turned 2, his "donor" said he wasn't "feeling it" (his exact words) with him and didn't want to participate in his life anymore. How can I explain that to my son? My son has no recollection of this person, but his parents still visit and take him places as do two other members of his "dad's" family. I am really at a loss or how ...

October 29, 2017 | | Life


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Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Adversity does not affect parenting

In a letter to the editor of the La Crosse (Wisconsin) Tribune, psychologist Afton Koball and two colleagues raise objections to a recent column in ...

December 10, 2017 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Excelsior becomes first 'real' town in Bulloch Co.

Note: The following is part of a series of columns looking at the founding and general history of southeast Georgia and Bulloch County.

December 10, 2017 | | Life


Footprints and South Georgia snow

Owen, the new dog, and I were out walking. At the crossroads, we saw two cars had pulled over. Two cars containing so many children ...

December 10, 2017 | By Kathy Bradley | Life


Once an Eagle Scout, always an Eagle Scout

The service project is one of the key - and last - steps to earning the ultimate achievement in the Boy Scouts of America program: the rank ...

December 10, 2017 | Photos by SCOTT BRYANT | staff | Life


'Sweetheart' of a tradition at GSU campus

Georgia Southern University President Jaimie Hebert flipped the switch and lit up Sweetheart Circle Thursday, kicking off the holiday season not just on campus but ...

December 03, 2017 | Photos by SCOTT BRYANT | staff | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Cancellation is sad but a bit expected

An interesting, and telling, tale: As part of a recent speaking engagement sponsored by a regional medical center in the west, I was scheduled to ...

December 03, 2017 | | Life


Fun with the Family with Julie Lavender: The official holiday countdown has begun

Christmas décor dazzled the horizon of most commercial entities months ago, but hopefully your family ignored the embellishments long enough to count your blessings ...

December 03, 2017 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Donegal, Dover and Emit spring up in Bulloch Co.

Note: The following is part of a series of columns looking at the founding and general history of southeast Georgia and Bulloch County.

December 03, 2017 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: Jesus is supreme over all

In Paul's letter to the church at Colossae, a town in ancient "Asia Minor" (today's nation of Turkey), we learn that he didn ...

December 03, 2017 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: Long-term care, mounting dilemmas

It cannot be said that issues and problems faced by senior citizens are ignored. The November 27 issue of Time Magazine devotes 12 pages to ...

December 03, 2017 | | Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: The morning meal: A weekend luxury

Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day, yet one I rarely get to enjoy. It's one of the reasons I love Saturdays so ...

December 03, 2017 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Children must give, not receive, respect

I was fresh out of grad school when psychologists and other mental health types began recommending that when speaking to a child, an adult should ...

November 26, 2017 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: Let's start catching people doing things right

In a discussion on effective parenting several years ago, a popular psychologist made the point that much of society is geared toward the correction of ...

November 26, 2017 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Railroad stops form small communities in Bulloch

Note: The following is part of a series of columns looking at the founding and general history of southeast Georgia and Bulloch County.

November 26, 2017 | | Life


Gathering around the table

Confession: I set the table primarily for myself. The good dishes and the brass candlesticks and the tall tapers. The cloth napkins rolled and threaded ...

November 26, 2017 | By Kathy Bradley | Life


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