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A wild menu? It's fare game

Local leaders held the semi-annual Bulloch County Wild Game Supper Tuesday in Atlanta at the Georgia Railroad Freight Depot, across the street from the state Capitol.

February 10, 2013 | | Life


New church opens its doors for worship and service in Statesboro

More than 400 people worshipped last Sunday at the launch of a new church in Statesboro. Compassion Christian Church, currently meeting in Mill Creek Elementary School on Sunday mornings at 9:15 a.m. and 11 a.m., is the fifth location of Savannah Christian Church, a nondenominational church that began in 1964.

February 03, 2013 | By Julie Lavender Herald Correspondent | Life


Local woman publishes children's book

Casey Murray Ivey loved writing when she was in school, but after graduation she somehow forgot how much she enjoyed it. That was, until she read the classic children's book "Goodnight Moon" by Margaret Wise Brown.

January 27, 2013 | | Life


The bittersweet ending to a beautiful life

For all intents and purposes, Ray Whitaker's life ended the night of May 21.

January 20, 2013 | By CHARLES CRAVEY Herald Correspondent | Life


Georgia Southern presents newest art exhibitions

Georgia Southern University's Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art presents two new exhibits, "Karen Ann Myers: Intimate Patterns" and "Michael Velliquette: Power Seeker." Both exhibits opened Jan. 14 and will be featured through Feb. 24 in the University Gallery.

January 20, 2013 | Special to the Herald | Life


At home on the range

Last Saturday, the Bulloch County Sheriff's office held its first Basic Civilian Handgun Course of the year. Many family members and couples attended together, and participants' ages ranged from 17 to 67.

January 13, 2013 | | Life


The cost of volunteering

NOTE: The Statesboro Herald began a five-part series highlighting several local volunteers and their sacrifices last week. This week concludes the series with parts three through five.

January 04, 2013 | By CHARLES CRAVEY Herald Correspondent | Life


Ministry to international students a blessing

She is the "Mother Goose" of the international students at Georgia Southern University, volunteering almost daily to help them with such tasks as shopping, learning to drive and learning to cook, as well as helping them meet and network with other students.

December 30, 2012 | By CHARLES CRAVEY Herald Correspondent | Life


Finding joy as a volunteer musician

Stephen Gay works 10 hours a day, five days a week as the pharmacist at The Prescription Shop at South Zetterower and Savannah avenues.

December 30, 2012 | By CHARLES CRAVEY Herald Correspondent | Life


Dreaming of a bright Christmas

December nights in Bulloch County take on a festive glow as residents get into the Christmas spirit by stringing lights, hanging wreaths and red bows, and illuminating homes with spotlights.

December 23, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG hbragg@statesboroherald.com | Life


Fa la la, ooh la la

This holiday season, local retailer Frills by Scott and Georgia Southern University's Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art are working together to bring a 5th Avenue feel to the windows of the downtown Statesboro store.

December 16, 2012 | | Life


2012 Farm Family of the Year

In the tiny community of Hopeulikit, surrounded by family farmland, catfish ponds and good neighbors, the Grayson Ellis family continues a way of life that has been passed down through generations.

December 09, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG hbragg@statesboroherald.com | Life


Let there be light

Georgia Southern University's annual Lighting of Sweetheart Circle was held on campus Thursday, Nov. 29. President Dr. Brooks Keel and First Lady Dr. Tammie Schalue kicked off the event by "flipping the switch" that turned on the lights around Sweetheart Circle. Those who attended the free holiday event had the chance to take pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus and play in the snow. They also were able to decorate cookies, ornaments and Christmas cards and drink hot apple cider and hot chocolate.

December 02, 2012 | | Life


An international celebration

Georgia Southern University hosted the seventh annual International Festival on Saturday, Nov. 17, at Mill Creek Regional Park. As the brainchild of GSU's Center for International Studies, the community event is intended to serve as a positive, interactive environment in which to promote cross-cultural awareness and understanding through educational, cultural and international games and activities. It also aims to increase the community members' awareness of different educational and cultural programs available to them through the university and other resources.

November 25, 2012 | | Life


Local farmers reap abundance

Farmers have much to be thankful for during the upcoming Thanksgiving season. Nearly every crop planted back in the spring is projected to bring a bountiful harvest. Three of the area's largest crops are cotton, soybeans and peanuts.

November 18, 2012 | By CHARLES CRAVEY Herald Correspondent | Life


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Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: How to throw a Lowcountry boil party

April is my birthday month, which brings to mind one of the best parties I've ever thrown: my Lowcountry Boil Birthday Bash. It was ...

April 23, 2017 | | Life


Choral students take top honors

The national accolades keep coming for the Southeast Bulloch High School Choral Program. Brent Whitaker and his students topped all participating AA through AAAA-size choirs ...

April 23, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Life


Sallie Z teacher wins grant

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal recently announced that Sallie Zetterower Elementary School will receive $3,000 from the Governor's Office of Student Achievement's Innovation ...

April 23, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Life


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

Since seniors regularly encounter death, they naturally experience loss and grief. This is one of a series of articles on that subject. Coincidentally, three similar ...

April 23, 2017 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: When a child trusts, that child obeys

Q: I've read enough of your writings to know that you believe children should be obedient, that they should do what they are told ...

April 23, 2017 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Son will figure out the lemonade thing

Q: Our 17-year-old son is an unmotivated student. A junior in high school, he is clearly capable of making straight A's, but typically makes ...

April 16, 2017 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: Why is Jesus' resurrection important?

Faith in Jesus rests firmly on the evidence for his resurrection. In the opening words of his letter to the Roman church, Paul wrote that ...

April 16, 2017 | | Life


Grapefruit, grief and grace

There is one grapefruit left. One.

April 16, 2017 | By Kathy Bradley | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Vocational education is crucial for many

During my sophomore year at Proviso West High School in Hillside, Illinois, my guidance counselor, Mr. Gusloff, refused my request to take auto shop because ...

April 09, 2017 | | Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: Easter entertaining: Recipes and recollections

Few things bring me greater joy than entertaining family and friends around my kitchen table. Easter Sunday is such an occasion. After church, I like ...

April 09, 2017 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Georgia stagecoaches establish routes, fare costs

Note: The following is one of a series of columns looking at the first road systems in Georgia and Bulloch County.

April 09, 2017 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: End times: Last rites, rituals

I learned a lot from teachers and colleagues who were cultural anthropologists. For example, we should not dismiss the unusual ways of people from other ...

April 09, 2017 | | Life


Museum exhibit honors local veterans and Georgia's place in WWI

Joe Hollingsworth wrote a letter to his mother. In it, the young American soldier, in France fighting for his country in World War I, described ...

April 09, 2017 | | Life


Get a bowl, get your grub on at 'Bowls in the Boro'

If you're hungry for some chili on April 7, or just want some breakfast on April 8, you're in luck – "Bowls in the ...

April 03, 2017 | By ANGYE MORRISON amorrison@connectstatesboro.com | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Truth will out when it comes to ADHD

In 2009, pediatrician and former medical school professor Bose Ravenel and I published "The Diseasing of America's Children" (Thomas Nelson), in which we argued ...

April 02, 2017 | | Life


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