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Ticket sales underway for '11-'12 Averitt Season

Season tickets are on sale for the 2011-2012 Averitt Center for the Arts performance season, with a lineup that goes from The Eagles to "Annie."

August 09, 2011 | | Life

Robertson named District Media Specialist of the Year

Shannon Robertson, Media Specialist for Southeast Bulloch Middle School, has been selected by the Georgia Association of Instructional Technology and the Georgia Library Media Association as the 2011 Library Media Specialist of the Year for the Coastal Georgia District.

August 06, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Life

Catholics and the South

"Growing up a Catholic in the American South, you understood two things. One is that you were a minority, and number two, most of the people who were non-Catholics in the South were very kind and very devoted to their faith," says Dr. James M. Woods.

July 31, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Life

GSU hosts mix of entertainment

Georgia Southern University's Performing Arts Center will celebrate its 10th season with a mix of entertainment that includes Broadway classics, a country music favorite, a world-renowned composer and musical political satire.

July 23, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Life

Band boot camp

The Southeast Bulloch High School marching band is halfway through a two-week boot camp where physical training is as important as the music.

July 18, 2011 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life

'Hairspray:' You can’t stop the beat

The Sixties were a time of revolution that brought us JFK's presidency, Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, controversy in Vietnam, and great music. The Broadway hit, "Hairspray," is a fun, musical social commentary on the American 60s. The Averitt Junior STARS production will demonstrate that even today, we can't "stop the beat." "Hairspray" will be performed in the Emma Kelly Theater by the Averitt STARS on July 22 and 23 at 7:30 p.m. and July 24 at 2 p.m.

July 17, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Life

History, future of Willow Hill School

Alumni of the historic Willow Hill School are planning the first Willow Hill Heritage Festival for Labor Day weekend, Sept. 3-4.

July 10, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Life

Imaginative Journeys takes World War II show on the road

Statesboro-based Imaginative Journeys, creator of entertaining and educational children's programs, presented its "Could YOU Be A World War II Kid?" at the Newnan Carnegie Library, in Newnan, Ga., recently, for an enthusiastic group of nearly thirty local kids, ages 8-12.

July 10, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Life

Averitt Center prepares for 4th of July festivities

The Averitt Center for the Arts is getting ready for its 4th of July weekend celebration. Known as Statesboro's "heart of art, "the Averitt Center activities focus on All-American family traditions like the circus and modern art exhibitions.

June 26, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Life

A musical family tradition

If it wasn't for Up with People, Katie Walker might not even be around. Over the next six months, she will tour a portion of the world as part of the same musical stage show that brought her parents together.

June 26, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Life

State legislature honors Bulloch faculty

The Georgia House of Representatives read and adopted House Resolution 952, HR 953, and HR 1083 on April 12, honoring the accomplishments of three Bulloch County School's faculty members: Dr. Ken LeCain, Ashlee Mitchell and Bobbi Lynn Moreno. The Resolutions were initiated by Representative Jan Tankersley (R-158).

June 19, 2011 | Special to The Herald | Life

Friends of the Library elects 2 new board members

The Statesboro-Bulloch Country Friends of the Library recently elected two new members to their Board of Directors, Barbara Brown and Sheryl Abraham Littles.

June 19, 2011 | Special to The Herald | Life

Award-winning photography

Statesboro Herald photographer Scott Bryant won nine awards, including three first places, in the 2011 Georgia Press Association Better Newspaper Contest.

June 19, 2011 | Scott Bryant | Life

Students participate in coloring contest

Sea Island Bank and Statesboro-Bulloch County Park and Recreation Department are excited to announce the winners of the 2011 Firecracker Fest: "America the Colorful" coloring contest. Three local community members judged over 600 entries on May 24 to select this year's winners.

June 12, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Life

Colby's incredible summer

This week, 17-year-old Colby Parker will pack his tuba and travel to Washington, D.C., where he and 19 other Presidential Scholars in the Arts will perform for President Obama and a crowd at the Kennedy Center on June 20.

June 12, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Life

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Bulloch History with Roger Allen: First 'Federal Road' goes from Washington to New Orleans

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

October 16, 2016 | | Life

Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Parent-child co-dependency complicates issue of bullying

Noting that October is Bullying Prevention Month, several editors have asked if I am willing to write an apropos column. I am, and for two ...

October 16, 2016 | | Life

Kathy Bradley: The best we can

The water is hot. It is rushing through the faucet, collecting in the sink. Bubbles that smell of green things, living things, rise like yeast ...

October 16, 2016 | | Life

2016 Dancing with the Statesboro Stars

For the sixth year, the annual Dancing with the Statesboro Stars fundraiser for Safe Haven of Statesboro packed the Georgia Southern University Performing Arts Center ...

October 16, 2016 | Scott Bryant | Life

Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: The effects of 'parenting' advice on child-rearing

In 1971, a psychologist named Fitzhugh Dodson published a book titled "How to Parent." It did so well that he came out several years later ...

October 09, 2016 | | Life

Bulloch History with Roger Allen — The Natchez Trace: From Georgia to New Orleans

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

October 09, 2016 | | Life

On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: Kudos and quandaries

Kudos and "atta boys" to the YMCA for leasing the old Sallie Zetterower Elementary School to be used for many good programs, beginning with an ...

October 09, 2016 | | Life

Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: 4 techniques for boosting flavor in stocks, sauces

When the air turns crisp and the evenings become dark earlier, a comforting and flavorful soup or slow-simmering stew on the stovetop is a welcome ...

October 09, 2016 | | Life

ZeroGravity Outreach

Last Saturday, ZeroGravity Outreach made its community debut with a thrilling extreme sports demonstration at Complete Car Care in Statesboro. ZeroGravity is a local, nonprofit ...

October 09, 2016 | Scott Bryant | Life

Kathy Bradley: Of dogs and rosaries and fishing line

I have taken up the habit of walking a prescribed path along the edges of the yard. This walking is different from the other kinds ...

October 02, 2016 | | Life

Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: God loves children and so must we

In 1994, Susan Smith, a young mother in North Carolina, was indicted for deliberately pushing her car into a lake and watching her two small ...

October 02, 2016 | | Life

Fun with the Family with Julie Lavender: Wishing for autumn on a fallen leaf

I think if we all wish for cooler weather each time a leaf falls from a tree, then maybe, just maybe, autumn will peak her ...

October 02, 2016 | | Life

Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: New way of parenting hyperfocused on kids' feelings

In the late 1960s, America came to a fork in the parenting road and took the road never traveled. My generation did what no generation ...

October 02, 2016 | | Life

Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Savannah Line ships sunk by German U-boats in both wars

Note: The following is one of a series of columns about early shipping in Georgia and Bulloch County.

October 02, 2016 | | Life

Southeast Bulloch hosts 2016 Band Blast Festival

Eleven regional high school marching bands strutted their stuff for one another and their parents during the Southeast Bulloch Band Blast Festival on Saturday, Sept ...

October 02, 2016 | Scott Bryant | Life

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