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Festival of trees in photos

Georgia Southern University hopes to raise $3,000 for the local Toys for Tots campaign through a raffle of 10 elaborately decorated trees and four wreaths. Toys for Tots will give toys and goods to children of qualifying families for Christmas.

December 07, 2008 | | Life


Anne Frank: A History for Today

The Holocaust during World War II was possibly the single most horrific undertaking by a Western government in the 20th Century with its most famous victim a teenage German Jew who wanted nothing more than to become a famous journalist.

November 30, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Life


The longest 8 seconds

The 1994 movie "8 Seconds" announced the rise of the sport of bull riding, and here in Statesboro there is another rider trying to hang on for eight seconds as he practices his technique in nearby Ludowici.

November 23, 2008 | Phil Boyum | Life


Learning from a tragedy

A party. Four drinks. A bad decision. Two lives lost.

November 09, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


A view of the world through hungry eyes

Inside the Georgia Southern University Russell Union ballroom Monday, 15 students sat at tables covered in linen, dining on herb-encrusted chicken and potatoes on china, with water goblets and iced tea, salad, and a decadent dessert. Butter and a basket of bread accompanied their repast.

October 26, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Serving our soldiers - Military mom mails troops care packages

"It's my little thing I can do from here to help," she said.

October 12, 2008 | By JENNY MILLER | Life


Stompin' up a good time - Grape Stomp Festival at Meinhardt draws crowd

People of all ages found something to enjoy at the Grape Stomp Festival at Meinhardt Vineyards & Winery Saturday. Whether it was taking a hay ride, stomping grapes, sipping a glass of wine and munching on cheese, or swinging by the waterfall and listening to live music - the festival featured something for all who attended.

October 05, 2008 | By ARAINA REAVES | Life


Spiritual torch - Local minister shares faith at Beijing Olympics

The 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing were more than athletic competitions for Statesboro's Dr. Jerry Johnson - they were a spiritual experience.

September 28, 2008 | By ARAINA REAVES | Life


Music of the night - GSU music faculty share talents at annual showcase

Faculty members of the GSU Music Department took centerstage at the Performing Arts Center Tuesday for the annual faculty talent showcase.

September 21, 2008 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life


Get moving - Civic club donates new machines to Mill Creek walking trail

Mill Creek Regional Park has always been a place where exercise is the main focus, but now citizens will benefit from a gift a local civic club added to the park's walking trail.

September 14, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


'The Nutcracker' tradition - locals try out for annual production

The Statesboro Youth Ballet's fifth annual production of "The Nutcracker" held its first set of auditions at the Averitt Center for the Arts in the Emma Kelly Theatre in downtown Statesboro on Sunday.

August 31, 2008 | By EMILY EISENHART Special to the Herald | Life


An Olympic task — Darin Van Tassell in Beijing for 2008 games

When Darin Van Tassell was bypassed for the Georgia Southern head baseball coaching position following Jack Stallings' 1999 retirement it was a bitter disappointment.

August 24, 2008 | By MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Life


The Art of Cuisine - OTC program helps teach, train future chefs

For some, cooking isn't just another chore - it's an art. At least that's what Ogeechee Technical College instructor Chef Tony Pisacano says.

August 17, 2008 | By ARAINA REAVES | Life


Wet and ... fit? Water aerobics at Splash in the Boro attracts all ages

Exercisers of all ages have been attending water aerobics sessions held at Splash in the Boro.

August 10, 2008 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life


Dance, Dance, Dance - Atlanta Ballet summer program held at GSU

"Who's felt something they've never felt before? Who understood a concept they've never thought about before?"

August 03, 2008 | By EMILY EISENHART | Life


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Two women born in 1800s still living

When Susannah Mushatt Jones and Emma Morano were born in 1899, there was not yet world war or penicillin, and electricity was still considered a marvel. The women are believed to be the last two in the world with birthdates in the 1800s.

July 05, 2015 | By ANTONIO CALANNI and MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press | Life


California water wasters beware: #DroughtShaming on the rise

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Pssst. Ready to water that beautiful lush lawn of yours? The one that's the envy of the entire neighborhood.

June 13, 2015 | GILLIAN FLACCUS and JOHN ROGERS Associated Press | Life


Road tripping? These 10 simple snacks are way more fun than trail mix

This summer vacation whether you're headed to Disneyland, national parks, or your in-law's, it's time to start packing up the snacks. But when it comes to long hours in the car and "starving" children in the back seat, there's a point when trail mix just doesn't cut it. Here are ten healthy and easy alternatives that will ensure your trip gets off to a good start.

June 09, 2015 | Danielle Christensen FamilyShare | Life


Marriage today: rich-poor gap, later vows, gays gain access

Through two decades of debate on whether America's gays and lesbians should have the right to marry, opponents of such unions depicted their resistance as "defense of marriage." Now, on the cusp of a Supreme Court ruling that could legalize same-sex marriage nationwide, the underlying institution is under scrutiny anew.

June 07, 2015 | David Crary The Associated Press | Life


Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

February 28, 2014 | | Life


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