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Roxie Remley a pioneer for women in uniform

Before Roxie Remley was a force for the arts in Statesboro, she helped beat a path for women into the U.S. Army during World War II, becoming an officer and receiving some training classified top secret.

February 19, 2017 | By Al Hackle ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: New stagecoach routes would hug the Georgia coast

Note: The following is one of a series of columns looking at the first road systems in Georgia and Bulloch County.

February 19, 2017 | | Life


Victor Simmons: Leader in the art world, humble servant

For Statesboro High School graduate Victor Simmons, art is more than a vocation. Much like Proverbes 23:7, "For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he," for Simmons it is all about art.

February 19, 2017 | By ENOLA G. MOSLEY, Ed.D. English Dept., Statesboro High | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: There are things God wants us to know about him

There is a lot of skepticism about God today. I suppose this has almost always been true. Atheism, agnosticism and pessimism ("Where is God when bad things happen?") all express denial, doubt and disappointment about even the idea of God.

February 19, 2017 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Best interests of child is paramount

Q: Our 14-year-old son, who was adopted by open adoption, now wants to go live with his birth mother. She was completely out of the picture until a couple of years ago when she suddenly showed up, telling us that she'd completely changed her life and wanted to re-establish contact with "her" son. At first, it was just phone calls. Then she asked for daytime visits, then overnights. Then he wanted to go on vacation with her last summer. In the meantime, he's become more and more difficult to live with - moody and disrespectful, mostly, and his grades ...

February 19, 2017 | | Life


And the winner: Starting over

The fields surrounding Sandhill are naked. Along the edges of the yard, where a fence would be if I were a fence sort of person, the tractor tires have made loops like rainbows or rick-rack and I have to be careful as I make my nightly rounds not to stumble.

February 19, 2017 | By Kathy Bradley | Life


Music more than a profession for GSU master's student Cottle

A musician's work is never done is a fact that Robert Cottle knows all too well. When asked to describe himself in a few words, Cottle needs only one: Workaholic.

February 12, 2017 | By Rashida Otunba | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Long distance stagecoach lines make it to Georgia

Note: The following is one of a series of columns looking at the first road systems in Georgia and Bulloch County.

February 12, 2017 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.:End times -- Taking care of business

"In this life, two things are certain - death and taxes." This familiar saying is correct, but I can name other certainties, good and bad. The issue of taxes is constantly discussed but never solved. Death, which is more certain than taxes, is mentioned less often.

February 12, 2017 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Naps not the best solution for teens

There must be some relationship between aging and the "You've got to be kidding me!" response, if I am any indication, that is. What was once occasional has become almost daily.

February 12, 2017 | | Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: Table for 2 -- at home

Valentine's Day is well on its way, and if you find yourself without a restaurant reservation, or simply prefer a romantic night at home with the one you love, I've got a three-course restaurant-quality menu that's Some Kinda Good and easy to prepare. I don't know of a more caring way to demonstrate your love for someone special than preparing a meal from the heart.

February 12, 2017 | | Life


Wemberly Ponder is still a willing teacher and student

"O Statesboro, where the sun smiles; where the evergreen grows from mile to mile." --Lyrics to "O Statesboro, Where the Sun Smiles," by Wemberly Ponder

February 12, 2017 | By VICKI MCCORMICK LEWIS Educator, Portal High School | Life


Mical Whitaker’s everlasting mark in Statesboro, Bulloch

Witty, classy, outspoken, knowledgeable, well-traveled, polite with a splash of Southern charm coupled with a thick layer of New York temerity all tempered with a goodly dose of genuine sensitivity. Blend it all together and you have Mical Whitaker, the well-known producer and director of "The Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee Story Hour," a retired assistant professor of theater at Georgia Southern University, and the founder and past director of the Statesboro Youth Theatre at the Averitt Center for the Arts.

February 06, 2017 | By ENOLA G. MOSLEY, Ed.D. English Dept., Statesboro High | Life


Tradition spreads love locally — to help spread it globally

A sweet tradition in the Boro continues this year as students from Baptist Collegiate Ministries at Georgia Southern University deliver singing valentines Feb. 10 to 14, bringing joy and love to all.

February 06, 2017 | By Angye Morrison amorrison@connectstatesboro.com | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Common sense can equal good parenting

As regular readers of this column already know, I am completely, 100 percent opposed to children, including teenagers still living at home, being in possession of smart phones. No parent has ever been able to give me a logical reason why a minor should enjoy such a privilege, if enjoy is even the proper word.

February 05, 2017 | | Life


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Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Times have changed; basic tenets of parenting have not

Q: You seem to blame all of America's parenting woes on mental health professionals and imply that if parents still raised kids as did ...

March 26, 2017 | | Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: Spring: Strawberries and market season

Happy spring! We have survived the dreary days of winter and I couldn't be happier to welcome the sunshine, watch the azaleas reveal their ...

March 26, 2017 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: More stagecoach mail routes approved in Georgia

Note: The following is one of a series of columns looking at the first road systems in Georgia and Bulloch County.

March 26, 2017 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: You can overcome the blues

Many behavioral experts say it is perfectly normal to get the "blues" occasionally. The causes of depression are likely far more numerous than most know ...

March 26, 2017 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: Looking at ways to go

Moving past the personal focus of the last column, I return to an exploration of death and aging which was begun earlier.

March 26, 2017 | | Life


Harmony, friendship color annual Holi Festival

The Holi Festival brought a visual display of unity and triumph to the campus of Georgia Southern University - and to Statesboro - on Thursday night.

March 26, 2017 | Photos by SCOTT BRYANT | staff | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Live full life in full view of your kids

Once again, a reader proves that parenting must be added to religion and politics as verboten subjects for polite conversation. A column I published back ...

March 19, 2017 | | Life


Neighborly steps toward friendship

One bird feeder hangs from the still-empty branch of a sycamore tree. One hangs from the already-budding branch of a saw-tooth oak. Both feeders are ...

March 19, 2017 | | Life


Retreat helps women heal, honors fallen

In August 2011, Shanette Booker's world changed after the loss of her husband, U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Andre Booker. He died at home.

March 19, 2017 | By Angye Morrison | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Mother was mostly right this time

Q: My 30-month-old has started throwing tantrums when I do not give her or do for her what she wants. During her fits, she cries ...

March 12, 2017 | | Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: Have a sweet St. Pat's Day with cookies

It's that infamous time of year in the Hostess City when everyone, no matter who your people are, becomes Irish for a day. Since ...

March 12, 2017 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: Suddenly, it's spring

This offering departs from the usual focus on aging to which I shall return next time. Something in my head demands to be said, hanging ...

March 12, 2017 | | Life


Fundraiser hits the target for the Averitt

Forty-five shooters, including teens, adults and teams, gathered to participate in the eighth annual Cultural Clays shooting tournament on March 4 at BayGall Sporting Clays ...

March 12, 2017 | Photos by SCOTT BRYANT | staff | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: New Georgia mail routes, rules and regulations

Note: The following is one of a series of columns looking at the first road systems in Georgia and Bulloch County.

March 12, 2017 | | Life


Fun with the Family with Julie Lavender: Marching into a new month

An old English proverb predicts this of March's weather: "March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb." The opposite is ...

March 05, 2017 | | Life


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