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Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Motivation key when choosing private school

Q: We have just moved and are seeking a new school for our two children - 6- and 8-year-old boys. They are smart, respectful of adults, and creative. We know that sounds like typical bragging, but it is what our friends and their teachers have all told us. We raise them in as traditional a manner as we can, given the opposing forces in today's world. They have daily chores and are allowed no after-school activities that might interfere with family dinner. So, knowing all that, do you have any school recommendation for us? Our options are a private school ...

May 28, 2017 | | Life


Valedictorians 2017

Robert Williamson, Statesboro STEAM's 2017 valedictorian, plans to become a research scientist after achieving a doctorate in physics.

May 28, 2017 | By Holli Deal Saxon | Life


Valedictorians 2017

She's one of those people you meet "whom you know will contribute greatly to this world." That's how Dr. R. Jannet Kocerha, describes Neha Aggarwal, Statesboro High School's valedictorian and STAR student for SHS, Bulloch County and Region Eight.

May 28, 2017 | By HAYLEY GREENE | Special to the Herald | Life


Valedictorians 2017

Study abroad in Ireland or Italy, buy a car and travel – these were just some of the things on Holly Sawyer's list of things to do as she prepared to graduate May 26 as Portal Middle High School's valedictorian.

May 28, 2017 | By HAYLEY GREENE | Special to the Herald | Life


Valedictorians 2017

Striving to be her school's top student was a dream for Trinity Christian School's 2017 valedictorian Lauren McNure.

May 28, 2017 | By Holli Deal Saxon | Life


Valedictorians 2017

Joseph Muldrew, 18, is the son of Judge Michael Muldrew, Ogeechee Judicial Circuit, and his wife Laurie Muldrew, a math instructor at Ogeechee Technical College. Being named valedictorian and STAR Student was no surprise. He's maintained the highest average of his 200-plus graduating class since they were freshmen.

May 28, 2017 | By HAYLEY GREENE | Special to the Herald | Life


Valedictorians 2017

Evan Amaral spent his high school days hoping and dreaming of being Bulloch Academy's valedictorian for 2017.

May 28, 2017 | By Holli Deal Saxon | Life


Love, death and Eagle Creek

When Big Phyllis died, Lynn decided that, while flowers were nice and there was certain to be spray after spray from the Republican Women and the Daughters of the Confederacy and any number of other organizations to which Big Phyllis had offered her considerable talents and opinions, what the grave overlooking the bluff in Bonaventure Cemetery really needed was some water from Eagle Creek.

May 28, 2017 | By Kathy Bradley | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Nation, Georgia set up Rural Free Delivery mail routes

Note: The following is one of a series of columns looking at the establishment of the postal system in the nation, southeast Georgia and Bulloch County.

May 28, 2017 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: Ancient text: 'Of all these hours, fear but one!'

On the wall above an ancient sundial in Cluny, France is engraved this warning: "Of all these hours, fear but one!" The "hour" spoken of is the hour or day of final judgment by God.

May 28, 2017 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: The darndest things

Art Linkletter, a popular television personality decades ago, hosted a show entitled, "Kids Say the Darndest Things." It was built around things children said while talking with him. Grieving people also say, do and experience unusual things in response to their loss and pain.

May 21, 2017 | | Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: Practical ways to cook with fresh herbs

In the month of May, National Herb Week is observed, which makes this the perfect time to tell you about my first herb garden and how I've been putting it to good use.

May 21, 2017 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: We must give Jesus first place in our lives

In the first chapter of Paul's letter to the Colossians, the apostle presents Jesus as supreme over everything and everyone; he is the all-sufficient Christ, that is, God's "anointed one," sent to be the savior of the world. This opening section of Paul's letter to the church at Colossae contains some of the highest, most sublime language ever written!

May 21, 2017 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Postal service expands, Confederacy forms own service

Note: The following is part of a series of columns looking at the history of the postal service in Georgia and Bulloch County.

May 21, 2017 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Parents must not try to reason with kid

Q: Our 18-year-old daughter is a month away from high school graduation and she is failing nearly every class! About six months ago, she took up with a group of young adults who are less than desirable, to say the least. Some of them are dropouts. I suspect drugs and alcohol. The more we tried to prevent her from running with this lowly bunch, the more rebellious she became. Finally, in desperation, we took her car and her smart phone away and told her she can't have them back until she possesses a high school diploma. If she fails ...

May 21, 2017 | | Life


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Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Time-outs are a weak punishment

For several reasons, I am not a fan of parenting magazines. First, they reinforce the impression that child-rearing is a very complicated affair, requiring consulting ...

June 25, 2017 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: Friendship: Consider all that it entails, implies

It's one of the many words we use in our daily thinking and conversation which we tend to overuse and misuse. We have a ...

June 25, 2017 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Statesboro's mail and its post office: Part One

Note: The following is one of a series of columns looking at the establishment of the postal system in the nation, southeast Georgia and Bulloch ...

June 25, 2017 | | Life


Stock photos and funeral home fans

The first funeral home fan that I remember (probably from the funeral of a great-aunt or uncle, my attendance at which, as a child of ...

June 25, 2017 | By Kathy Bradley | Life


Campers hit the target

Fourth through 12th grade students gathered at the Georgia Southern University Shooting Sports Education Center this week for the annual archery camp.

June 25, 2017 | Photos by SCOTT BRYANT | staff | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Parents must convey authority to children

I was honored to be a guest on my good friend Dennis Prager's syndicated radio program the other day and as anyone who is ...

June 18, 2017 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Post offices open in dozens of Bulloch communities

Note: The following is one of a series of columns looking at the establishment of the postal system in the nation, southeast Georgia and Bulloch ...

June 18, 2017 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: Living long

Would you like to live 1,000 years? According to an article in Smithsonian magazine, a Silicone Valley biologist named Aubrey de Grey insists that ...

June 18, 2017 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Kids need parents to be truly in charge

Many of today's parents suffer (and suffer they do, albeit a good number seem to feel their suffering is a sign of conscientious parenting ...

June 11, 2017 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: How the post office system was set up in Georgia

Note: The following is one of a series of columns looking at the establishment of the postal system in the nation, southeast Georgia and Bulloch ...

June 11, 2017 | | Life


To make a tree

To make a tree, begin with a straight line, vertical. On each side of the straight line add additional straight lines, shorter, at an angle ...

June 11, 2017 | By Kathy Bradley | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Don't jump to the diagnosis just yet

Q: Our 4-year-old prefers solitary play over play with other children. It's been this way from early on when I began arranging play dates ...

June 04, 2017 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Aerial delivery of the mail begins with balloons

Note: The following is one of a series of columns looking at the establishment of the postal system in the nation, southeast Georgia and Bulloch ...

June 04, 2017 | | Life


Fun with the Family with Julie Lavender: Make memories: let the summer fun begin

The first few days of summer break slid off the calendar, welcoming the month of June with large plans of summer fun. And officially-speaking, the ...

June 04, 2017 | | Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: Pull over for Georgia peaches

A good road trip becomes a great road trip at first sight of those often hand-painted wooden, one to two word signs seen along the ...

June 04, 2017 | | Life


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