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High-Traffic History

It's impossible to sort out how many of the more than 1,500 school children who will visit the Georgia Southern University Museum in tour groups this month are coming just because of the Camp Lawton exhibit. If trends hold, another 1,000 to 1,500 people of all ages will file through as "walk-ins" in November alone, and their reasons would be even harder to pin down.

November 21, 2010 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Life


American Boychoir in concert

The world-renowned American Boychoir was in Statesboro Thursday night to play a concert at First United Methodist Church. The Boychoir is widely considered the top concert boys choir in the United States. It was founded in Columbus, Ohio, in 1937 and moved to Princeton, N.J., in 1950.

November 14, 2010 | | Life


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




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Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Commonsense rules for taking kids to restaurants

The Wall Street Journal recently interviewed Daniel Eddy, a New York City chef, on how to have a mutually successful experience with a young child ...

July 24, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Army Corps helps navigation above Augusta on the Savannah River

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

July 24, 2016 | | Life


Kathy Bradley: Heat to boiling

It is so hot. So hot that, by 7:30 in morning, the basil on the deck droops like little green flags on a windless ...

July 24, 2016 | | Life


Atlanta Ballet

The Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education's Summer Intensive for intermediate ballet students was held at Georgia Southern University June 11–22, where dancers ...

July 24, 2016 | Scott Bryant | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Steaming down the Savannah

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

July 17, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: 'Because I said so' is a perfectly reasonable response

One of the more powerful parenting memes to emerge from the parenting revolution of the late '60s and early '70s was "Children deserve reasons." To ...

July 17, 2016 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: The drug crisis in America

This country is in the midst of a drug crisis, and it is steadily getting worse.

July 17, 2016 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: 'Why Did My Savior Come to Earth?'

In 1892, J.G. Dailey wrote the beautiful hymn with a beautiful theme: "Why Did My Savior Come to Earth?" It's a hymn that ...

July 17, 2016 | | Life


Kathy Bradley: Eat seed and be merry

I have tried for years to feed birds. Hung all manner of feeders from stout branches and metal shepherd's crooks, tried seed mixture blended ...

July 10, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Wrecks, explosions make steamboating a dangerous job

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

July 10, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: In an adult-child power struggle, the child is in control

Q: Our 4-year-old daughter will not eat dinner, no matter what. At most, she takes a few bites of what I fix and then says ...

July 10, 2016 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: Recent actions to help seniors

In my last column, I pointed to the problem that disabled seniors have with delivering and returning garbage containers for street-side pickup and asked if ...

July 03, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Finally, some steamboat competition on the Savannah

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

July 03, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Parents should have a game plan for kids' anxiety

Q: My 8-year-old daughter is having anxiety issues that seem to border on obsessive-compulsive disorder. She wants me to repeat certain things back to her ...

July 03, 2016 | | Life


Fun with the Family with Julie Lavender: Hot summer days provide warm family memories

Hot much so far in your neck of the woods? Well, there's more where that came from as the Boro anticipates climbing temperatures throughout ...

July 03, 2016 | | Life


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