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Millen woman ready to celebrate 100 years

Until just a few years ago, Sarah Black Johnson could be found in her little country store in Herndon, a Jenkins County community, helping customers and keeping track of what was going on with everybody.

June 22, 2014 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Life


Carmike to host USA World Cup games

The World Cup, soccer's biggest event, kicked off Thursday.

June 16, 2014 | By BROOKE RABON Herald intern | Life


SECME students advance to nationals

The SECME teams at Statesboro High School and Langston Chapel Middle School will vie for national titles later this month during the 38th Annual National SECME Student Competition. The teams won first place in their regional events in Savannah on April 19. They will compete against other winning elementary middle and high school teams from across the United States June 25–28 at the University of Alabama in Birmingham.

June 16, 2014 | By HAYLEY G. GREENE Special to the Herald | Life


Elementary students participate in July 4th coloring contest

Sea Island Bank and the Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department are excited to announce the winners of the 2014 Firecracker Fest's "Every Heart Beats True for the Red, White and Blue" coloring contest. Three local community members judged more than 450 entries last week to select this year's winners.

June 08, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Life


Fishing rodeo lures young anglers

The 2014 Bulloch Bass Club Youth Fishing Tournament drew families to the pond at Mill Creek Regional Park on Saturday, May 31.

June 08, 2014 | Photos by JOSEPH GUGLIELMETTI Special to the Herald | Life


2 Scouts awarded in double-Eagle ceremony

Two Boy Scouts from Troop 340 recently received their Eagle Scout Awards in a double-Eagle ceremony held at Trinity Presbyterian Church. Both boys are students at Trinity Christian School.

June 08, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald writer | Life


Statesboro's Lottie Johnson: A little lady with big ideas

At almost 90 years young and less than 5 feet tall, Mrs. Lottie Johnson has seen her share of growth and change in small-town Statesboro. In fact, her entrepreneurial thinking brought about some of that change.

June 01, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald writer | Life


2013 Statesboro High grad awarded $4,000 scholarship

Izell Scott, a 2013 graduate of Statesboro High School, has been awarded the SECME ExxonMobil Scholarships' Overall Academic Scholar award from a slate of three finalists and a highly competitive pool of nationwide Class of 2013 applicants. The honor comes with a one-time $4,000 scholarship.

June 01, 2014 | By HAYLEY G. GREENE Special to the Herald | Life


Stilson students win state art contest

Three Stilson Elementary School third-graders received top honors in the 2014 Georgia Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest. Chazz Shuman and Jayce Frutos each received first-place ribbons, and Laci White placed third in the kindergarten–third grade category.

May 25, 2014 | By HAYLEY G. GREEN Special to the Herald | Life


East Georgia State College faculty members promoted

Faculty promotions at East Georgia State College have been approved and are effective as of Aug. 1, 2014. They include the following: Alan Brasher promoted to professor, Paul Cerpovicz to professor, Pat Homer to assistant professor, Jing Kersey to assistant professor, Walt Mason to professor, Dana Nevil to professor, Carmine Palumbo to professor, Jessica Palumbo to assistant professor, Sandra Sharman to professor, Breana Simmons to associate professor, Mina Vora to associate professor, Jimmy Wedincamp to professor and Shawna Williams to assistant professor.

May 25, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Life


2014 Bulloch valedictorians

Bible Baptist Christian

May 25, 2014 | From staff reports Stories by Jennifer Arthurs, Hayley G. Greene and Brooke Rabon | Life


Bulloch student wins essay contest

Ethan Peacock, a sixth-grader at Southeast Bulloch Middle School, would work with the community to improve safety and emergency care if he were mayor. The essay in which Peacock expressed those ideas was selected as a winner of the Georgia Municipal Association's statewide "If I Were Mayor, I Would..." essay contest.

May 18, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Life


Class of 2014

An estimated 25,000 people packed into Paulson Stadium last Saturday, May 10, to watch more than 2,500 undergraduate students graduate from Georgia Southern University. Gov. Nathan Deal was the keynote speaker.

May 18, 2014 | Photos by SCOTT BRYANT sbryant@statesboroherald.com | Life


GSU lectures focus on early American music

Dr. Michael Moloney, a Global Distinguished Professor of Music at New York University, recently delivered two lectures at Georgia Southern University.

May 18, 2014 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Life


Statesboro library receives historical gift

The St. Philip's Parish Chapter of the National Society of the American Colonists recently met at the Statesboro Regional Library, where Jeanette W. Peterson of Metter, Ga., presented historical books from her private collection to the chapter to be given as a gift to the library.

May 11, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Life


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Articles by Section - Life


Checklist for fall garden care

You can see and feel the change of seasons. Fall color is starting to appear; pansies, mums and asters are in the garden center and your thoughts are turning to preparing your landscape for winter.

September 21, 2014 | By MELINDA MYERS Special to the Herald | Life


From the beat to the books

In a second-floor classroom inside the Carroll Building at Georgia Southern University, equipped with dimmed fluorescent lights and a projector, Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner holds a policing lecture class with about 25 students each Wednesday.

September 21, 2014 | By CASEY STODDARD Special to the Herald | Life


Consumer Q's: Blue butterflies

Delete Question: A friend sent photos of the blue butterflies now at the butterfly house at Callaway Gardens. Can I attract this butterfly to my garden?

September 14, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Life


The Moth Project

Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which appears in Tuesday's print edition: Wendy DesChene is an associate professor of art at Auburn University. Because of a photographer's mistake, her employer was listed incorrectly in a photo caption and article that appeared on page 1B Sunday. The Statesboro Herald regrets the error.

September 14, 2014 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life


Go blue or go home

Georgia Southern's first home game as a member of college football's highest division Saturday prompted a weeklong celebration that spilled over into downtown Statesboro.

September 07, 2014 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life


Consumer Q's: Pear problems and apple inquiries

Question: Is it true I can no longer purchase a 'Bradford' pear tree? Someone told me this at a nursery.

August 31, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Life


13-year-old fashion designer finds success

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - At the age of 9, Isabella Rose Taylor - a painter since she was 3 - took a weeklong sewing class with an eye toward incorporating textiles into her artwork. She quickly discovered a love for fashion design as well, taking the class twice more that summer. Now, at 13, her line is debuting at Nordstrom stores this fall and she's set to hold her first show at New York Fashion Week."

August 31, 2014 | The Associated Press | Life


Consumer Q's: Safety tips for kids' bagged lunches

Question: What kind of walnut is sold in the grocery store? It does not taste the same as the black walnuts I grew up with.

August 24, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Life


Perfect parenting expectation bad for mental health

Parenting takes on a new level of stress as "mommy bloggers" take over the Internet and Facebook becomes stocked with perfect pictures of parents with their children at the park.

August 24, 2014 | Deseret News | Life


Cost of childrearing at a quarter of a million dollars

If parents over time amassed a quarter-million dollars, they could afford outright the cost of raising a child born in 2013 - with enough left over to throw in a fairly decent used car in which said child could drive into adulthood.

August 24, 2014 | Deseret News | Life


Boiled, roasted and fried

How hot was it at the Brooklet Peanut Festival last weekend?

August 24, 2014 | From staff reports | Life


Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

February 28, 2014 | | Life


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