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Alzheimer's disease - A growing reality in Bulloch County

Some have called it a fate worse than death. It's an incurable disease. One that is equally devastating on the victim and the victim's loved ones who witness an unfolding tragedy, often in slow motion.

November 07, 2010 | By ROY AKINS Special to the Herald | Life


River of Screams

The Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department tried something new for Halloween this year. With Splash in the Boro closed for the season, and the sttractions drained of water, the Lazy River became a place for a little Halloween fun.

October 31, 2010 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life


A Fair to remember

Clear skies, comfortable temperatures and the lure of fun and excitement could mean a record year for the 49th annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair when everything is counted. All week, Statesboro Kiwanis Club welcomed folks from all across the region for food, thrill rides, exhibits and more.

October 24, 2010 | | Life


The house that wasn't cursed

A single historic structure stands five miles north of Sylvania as the only evidence of the once booming town of Jacksonboro.

October 17, 2010 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Life


A Trip of memories

It was a trip to remember. A dozen World War II veterans from south Georgia enjoyed fellowship with other veterans and made lots of memories after Honor Flight Savannah treated them to an all-expenses paid daytrip to Washington, D.C., recently.

October 09, 2010 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Life


The love is still alive

Connie Sacks glows as she speaks of her husband, Max Sacks. A former soldier, Sacks was a contract tactical medical instructor with a government agency working in Afghanistan. On July 29, a little more than two months ago, the Taliban ambushed a convoy Max Sacks was traveling with. After helping get his crew to safety, he died from his injuries.

October 03, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Mixing family & politics

A large crowd at Georgia Southern University's Hanner Fieldhouse Wednesday night got a few laughs out of two polar political opposites who just happen to be married.

September 26, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Life


Family, fun & fitness

Cooperation and Family Fitness Night is one of the most popular parent-involvement events at Bulloch County elementary schools.

September 18, 2010 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life


A new home for an old schoolhouse

After watching the one-room schoolhouse she cherishes travel on the back of a tractor trailer from her farm in southeast Bulloch County to Georgia Southern's Botanical Garden, Jan Anderson was a little wistful Wednesday morning.

September 12, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Life


A Minor Miracle

(Note: Dixie Aubrey has a special needs grandson.)

September 05, 2010 | By DIXIE AUBREY Special to the Herald | Life


Up in smoke

Within minutes, the small dorm room on Georgia Southern University's campus went up in flames Wednesday. The blaze flickered slowly at first, licking at the furniture and curtains before roaring to life, crackling loudly as it consumed the small square structure. Within just a few minutes, all that was left was a blackened frame and the charred remains of the room's contents.

August 29, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


The hard work of digging for the past

Following the announcement Wednesday that an archaeological team from Georgia Southern University had discovered the site of the Camp Lawton Civil War prison site, five glass cases holding a few of the artifacts were unveiled.

August 21, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Life




A matter of country, family and trust

A Brooklet man who is a medic in the 3rd Infantry Division has made a career of serving his country, with the support and sacrifice of his family behind him.

August 14, 2010 | By NICOLE WILEY Herald Intern | Life


Lollipops and education

Dr. Alexander Chew first started thinking about the importance of lollipops to education in the 1960s.

August 07, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Life


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Articles by Section - Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: Who has the spiritual authority in your life?

In many - perhaps most - families, parents and children often find themselves in conflict, sometimes seriously so. It's normal for children, often beginning at a ...

May 22, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Homeschooled children shouldn't be micromanaged

Q: I homeschool my three children, ages are 8, 6 and 5. The older two have a very poor attitude about doing schoolwork, especially math ...

May 22, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Bulloch County affected by cross section of rivers

Note: The following is the conclusion of a series of columns exploring use of rivers in the early history of Georgia and Bulloch County.

May 22, 2016 | | Life


On Aging: The good news for seniors

The good news for and about senior citizens is that there are a lot of us, both in raw numbers and as a proportion of ...

May 22, 2016 | | Life


Trinity students learn wise choices

Trinity Christian School recently hosted a presentation by some of the state's leading public safety and law enforcement officials in the school's auditorium.

May 22, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Parents should set clear parameters for pot-smoking son

Q: I caught my 16-year-old smoking pot. I took everything from him and told him that the next time I catch him, he's out ...

May 08, 2016 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: Jesus loved and honored his mother

"When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple whom he loved standing nearby, he said to his mother, 'Woman, behold, your son!' Then he said ...

May 08, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Steamboats begin to take over the Oconee River

Note: The following is part of a series of columns exploring use of rivers in the early history of Georgia and Bulloch County.

May 08, 2016 | | Life


On Aging: The coming crisis in health care

The health care system in the United States is broken. Regardless of the merits or lack thereof of the Affordable Care Act, core issues have ...

May 08, 2016 | | Life


Kathy Bradley: Cutting back the rosemary

I hated to do it. It hurt my heart. I stood there and stared for the longest time, handsaw held in one gloved grip and ...

May 01, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Perfectionism in children usually levels off with age

Q: Whenever my 4-year-old son tries something new, he becomes very frustrated if he has any difficulty at all. This happens when practicing numbers, letters ...

May 01, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Altamaha River proves difficult to navigate for boats

Note: The following is part of a series of columns exploring use of rivers in the early history of Georgia and Bulloch County.

May 01, 2016 | | Life


Fun with the Family with Julie Lavender: Enjoy May blossoms and blessings

It's almost time for the last school bell to sound, waving goodbye to teachers and students and tests and classrooms for yet another year ...

May 01, 2016 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: Allow God to get his Word in

In our world, opinions come from all over. Just ask a question, and you'll get someone to let you know what they think, and ...

May 01, 2016 | | Life


Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

February 28, 2014 | | Life


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