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New GSU president hopes to take university to the next level

For Dr. Brooks Keel, one of the key factors that drew his interest to become president of Georgia Southern University was what he calls the college's "culture of being student centered." So, in his first week on the job as the college's new leader, Keel wants to have lunch with the student body. Just not all at the same time.

January 09, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Life


Community says farewell, thanks to Judge Johnston

Former Statesboro Municipal Court Judge J. Lane Johnston is used to seeing a packed courtroom, but Wednesday, there were no defendants, and Johnston was in front of the bench instead of behind it.

January 02, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Best of 2009 in pictures

December 26, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life


Santa's Toy Shop - Families create Christmas Town

If you live in Statesboro and want to visit the North Pole, you have to go South.

December 19, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life


Schmidt's of Brooklet not your typical family

The Schmidt's of Brooklet are not your typical family.

December 12, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN | Life


Yellow jackets offer unusual study model

Southerners have a reputation for having a sweet tooth. Apparently, so do the wasps in this part of the country, and that is helping a group of biology honors students at Georgia Southern University learn more about them.

December 06, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Life


Downtown tries shopping by Lantern Light

Area residents enjoyed "Shopping by Lantern Light" Tuesday at the Main Street Farmers Market in downtown Statesboro. Between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m., lanterns helped showcase some of the best local food and crafts the Bulloch County region has to offer.

November 29, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life


Thanksgiving at Willingway

A recent patient of Willingway Hospital who resides in California sent the Dietary Staff a box of fine candies with a thank you note enclosed. It read, "Hello everyone. Thank you for the yummy food you prepared with so much care every day. I got so spoiled! I have learned how to eat grits the proper way. And all the breakfasts, lunches, dinners and desserts were always an extra treat every day. You brought an extra touch of happiness to my day. God bless!" Marie

November 23, 2009 | By JENNY LYNN ANDERSON Special to the Herald | Life


Statesboro woman is making a difference

A chance encounter outside a Veterans Administration hospital changed Lori Bennett's life forever and perhaps even a few in Afghanistan.

November 07, 2009 | By JAMES HEALY | Life


Following in mom's footsteps

Thirty-six years ago when the Statesboro Service League hosted its first Attic Sale at the Bowen Furniture Store building, its members looked for the perfect woman to serve as Attic Sale chairman.

October 31, 2009 | By JENNY LYNN ANDERSON Special to the Herald | Life


Mornings unPHILtered - Britt, Chance explain consolidation votes

Wednesday's guests on the "Mornings UnPHILtered" show were Statesboro City Council members Will Britt from District 3 and Travis Chance from District 5. They came on host Phil Boyum's show to explain the council's decision Tuesday night to halt progress of a consolidation effort of the city's government departments and those of Bulloch County's departments and agencies in the near future.

October 07, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Life


Roxie Remley's artist’s eye

Inspiration can come in many forms, and for artist Roxie Remley, it was music that inspired one of her most recent series of artwork.

September 26, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Fantasy Football + Math = Fun & Learning

Football season is in full swing and while most fans sweat over statistics in their bleachers or recliners, Southeast Bulloch Middle School students are crunching stats in the classroom.

September 19, 2009 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Life


Condoleezza Rice makes history in the Boro

September 12, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life


A Milestone - Averitt Center turns 5

On September 9, 2004, the Averitt Center for the Arts opened to the public. In a letter to the public that appeared in the Statesboro Herald, the center's executive director Tim Chapman wrote: "My hope is that you will make the Averitt Center for the Arts a part of your life ... The center is coming to improve your quality of life. That is our goal." After five years of hundreds of plays, musicals, dramas, concerts, art exhibits, dance recitals, movies, camps, classes, beauty shows, weddings and even a film festival, it's easy to say the Averitt Center has ...

September 05, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


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Kathy Bradley: Opening the blinds

Sometimes, when the moon is full, I leave the blinds open and fall asleep with a laser beam of light falling through the window and ...

February 07, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Tantrums a normal part of toddler behavior

Q: Our 3-year-old son is very sweet, loving and generally well-behaved. Occasionally, however, he breaks into a huge tantrum, during which he becomes uncontrollable. The ...

February 07, 2016 | | Life


Fun with Family with Julie Lavender: Leap into a lovely month with family

The groundhog might have predicted an early spring, but could he have emerged earlier and warned us about all the strange weather headed our way ...

February 07, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Georgia forms as a state, Bulloch as a county

Note: The following is the conclusion of a series of columns looking at how Georgia and Bulloch County evolved from wilderness into a state and ...

February 05, 2016 | | Life


What is 'normal' eating?

Everyone seems to have an opinion about what you should be eating, how you should eat it, and when. The lure of diets can be ...

February 04, 2016 | Paige Smathers KSL.com | Life


Students impress at technology fair

The Bulloch Regional Student Technology Fair was held last Saturday, Jan. 23, at Julia P. Bryant Elementary School. Hosted annually by Bulloch County Schools, the ...

January 31, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Something's gotta give with son's video games, cellphone

Q: We would like to limit our 16-year-old son's video game and cellphone time. We think homework should come first and then free time ...

January 31, 2016 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: We can overcome temptation

Well, it looks like winter has finally arrived in southeast Georgia. I was beginning to worry that the global warming folks could be right. (Now ...

January 31, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Parenting disagreements divide marriages, families, friends

A journalist asked, "Why do today's parents seem to be having so many more parenting difficulties than did parents of previous generations?"

January 24, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Southeast Georgia forts help Patriots, British in Revolution

Note: The following is part of a series of columns looking at how Georgia and Bulloch County evolved from wilderness into a state and a ...

January 24, 2016 | | Life


Kathy Bradley: The full sound of silence

The wind is traveling across the field in gusts, picking up fallen leaves and tossing them around noisily. They rustle behind me like a covey ...

January 24, 2016 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: Thinking about effective prayer

Prayer is a vital aspect of the Christian's relationship with God. I'm confident most folks - including myself - need to spend more time in ...

January 18, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Forts established to provide security in colonial southeast Ga.

Note: The following is part of a series of columns looking at how Georgia and Bulloch County evolved from wilderness into a state and a ...

January 17, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Dad's negative influence on son will have far-reaching effects

Q: My ex-husband and I have pretty much 50-50 custody of our 15-year-old son, who has become infected with his father's disrespect for me ...

January 17, 2016 | | Life


In their shoes

(Read part I of this chronicle, as the Statesboro Police Department explains why the Citizens Police Academy is one of its key community outreach programs ...

January 15, 2016 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life


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