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Column — Bulloch History

In the 1880's, railroad magnate John Williams consolidated a number of small coastal North Carolina railroad lines into the Seaboard Railroad (SB). The SB then bought the Savannah, Americus, and Montgomery Railway (SA&M). The SB purchase of the SA&M gave the SB a route into Savannah, essentially breaking the stranglehold of the Central Of Georgia Railroad (CGA) railroad on Savannah traffic.

October 30, 2006 | By ROGER ALLEN | Life


Column — For Young Readers

Well, we can't say he didn't warn us.

October 30, 2006 | By LINDSEY & PAIGE OLIVER | Life


Column — Diane Miller

Regulating the temperature of your foods is a critical step in controlling the growth of harmful bacteria. Most people know that foods need to be cooked to proper temperatures in order to be safe, but the ability of your refrigerator, freezer or oven to maintain the proper temperature is often overlooked. Refrigerators and freezers need to be cold enough to prevent rapid bacterial growth on foods and ovens need to reach high enough temperatures to destroy any harmful bacteria that may be present on a food.

October 30, 2006 | By DIANE MILLER | Life


Column — Dr. Kemp Mabry

The man talking to me was a native of Treutlen County (Soperton) but a longtime resident of Bulloch County. He is now deceased so I will let his statements stand, either as fact or folklore.

October 30, 2006 | By DR. KEMP MABRY | Life


BA picks way past Tiftarea

The Bulloch Academy fall sports program lists quarterback Jordan Walker at 6-1, 165 pounds. Friday night against Tiftarea Academy, the slim junior ran as if he weighed 40 pounds more.

October 29, 2006 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Life


Happy 100th Birthday!

Clyde Akins Cannon

October 23, 2006 | Special to the Herald | Life


Astrograph

Take advantage of any opportunities that involve you with worthwhile people and/or organizations. You're destined to play a significant role in something that can be quite meaningful to you.

October 23, 2006 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Life


Ask Dr. Gott

DEAR DR. GOTT: I liked your response to the reader who objected to the word "pee" in your column.

October 23, 2006 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Life


Dear Abby

DEAR ABBY: The letter you printed on Aug. 30 from that nurse who wants to change careers after only one year could have been written by me. I became a nurse in 2000. While I loved the intellectual stimulation and fulfillment of being a skilled and compassionate nurse, dealing with the "other nurses and the environment" was an entirely different matter.

October 23, 2006 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Life


Ask Dr. Gott

DEAR DR. GOTT: My sisters, brother and I have been caring for our 89-year-old mother for the past 15 years as she has slowly declined with dementia. The doctor has diagnosed her as having Alzheimer's disease. In January of 2005 our mother's condition worsened enough to warrant help from Hospice. We were told that Hospice helps care for patients for their last six months or so of life to keep them comfortable during the dying process. My sisters and I have been taking turns with our mother, staying at each home for three to six months at a ...

October 23, 2006 | BY DR. PETER GOTT | Life


Dear Abby

DEAR ABBY: My sister, "Earline," seems not to really care about family that much. She does drugs and sells them.

October 23, 2006 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Life


Column — Bulloch History

In 1824 the Georgia legislature granted Ebenezer Jenckes a charter to build what would be called the Savannah and Ogeechee Canal. In 1825 the charter was expanded to expand the canal to include the Altamaha River. After Jenckes decided not to connect the canal to the Altamaha River, his investors withdrew their support in 1836, calling it "The Folly."

October 23, 2006 | By ROGER ALLEN | Life


Soundoff

Note: All comments published in Soundoff are the opinions of the anonymous callers and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Statesboro Herald.

October 23, 2006 | | Life


Column — Thinking of God

Geriatric medicine is that branch of learning concerned with conditions and diseases of the aged. It's a large field of study and practice, necessitated by the increasing number of people who are living well into their 80's and 90's. We can be thankful for the God-given advances made in the care of the elderly, and for the increase in understanding about how life can be lengthened, as well as improved.

October 23, 2006 | By LARRY SHEEHY | Life


Dear Abby

DEAR ABBY: I'm in a relationship with a man I'll call "Dominick," who was arrested a few years back, but he refuses to tell me what he was arrested for. I have two children, and I don't want to continue this relationship if Dominick is a child molester.

October 23, 2006 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Life


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Articles by Section - Life


For the love of the music

Being an award-winning musician is quite an accomplishment for anyone, but for Statesboro's Chyann Rose Hoyle, being 15 and having cystic fibrosis makes it an even sweeter achievement.

October 19, 2014 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Life


GSU trombonist earns international acclaim

Nineteen-year-old Christian "Eric" Spencer loves to play his trombone - now.

October 19, 2014 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Life


Consumer Q's for mid-autumn

Question: I may be just imagining this, but are the colors of my flowers and rose blooms brighter and richer in the fall? They seem to be.

October 12, 2014 | Georgia Department of Agriculture Special to the Herald | Life


Modern art exhibit features real moms

BENTONVILLE, Ark. - The first thing you encounter at a new contemporary art show at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is the "Mom Booth," where a woman in an apron sits at a table.

October 12, 2014 | The Associated Press | Life


Debate over the right to die

In her September 2012 wedding picture, available online, Brittany Maynard looks young, vibrant and happy, as she also does in a candid shot relaxing at her home in San Francisco with Charley, her dog.

October 12, 2014 | Deseret News | Life


Turpentine gets time to shine

Portal's annual time to shine, which rolls around the first Saturday of October, celebrates the town's rich agricultural heritage.

October 12, 2014 | From staff reports | Life


Stars light up the night

Once again, the annual Dancing with the Statesboro Stars fundraiser for Safe Haven of Statesboro packed the Georgia Southern University Performing Arts Center on Thursday, Oct. 2.

October 06, 2014 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life


'Gone With the Wind,' 75 years later

The Associated Press

September 28, 2014 | The Associated Press | Life


A Statesboro girl's wish comes true

When Dawn Garrigus' parents and doctor approached her about taking advantage of her Make-A-Wish eligibility, the 11-year-old Statesboro girl had a few, very specific wishes.

September 28, 2014 | By BRITTANI HOWELL | Life


Flu shots: What you should know

WASHINGTON - It's time for flu vaccines again. While the shot is important for the whole family, this year health officials have some different advice for different ages: Certain kids should opt for the ouchless nasal spray. Seniors, expect to get a new kind of pneumonia shot along with that flu jab.

September 28, 2014 | The Associated Press | Life


Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

February 28, 2014 | | Life


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