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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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Bulloch History with Roger Allen: America's first exports go from Savannah to London

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

August 21, 2016 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: Are you looking forward to 'the other side'?

Disaster and tragedy in our world are common. Sometimes it seems that, "like bananas, they come in bunches!" Floods, earthquakes and storms affect populations over ...

August 21, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Things to consider when choosing a private school

Q: We are looking for a private school for our 4-year-old. Regardless of the school we ultimately choose, we want to keep him there through ...

August 21, 2016 | | Life


Kathy Bradley: A fairy tale of a different stripe

The bride was as lovely as I have ever seen, the groom as serious. The bridesmaids floated down the aisle like mermaids, the groomsmen lumbered ...

August 21, 2016 | | Life


Day One

With classes starting Monday and the excitement of the upcoming football season adding to the enthusiasm, Georgia Southern University welcomed a new academic year Monday ...

August 21, 2016 | Scott Bryant | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Laws for and against sailors enacted in Savannah

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

August 14, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Smart car for teen may not be the smart choice

Greg Fulton thinks his teenage daughter, who's already hit three solid objects with her car - thankfully, no humans or other moving vehicles included - would ...

August 14, 2016 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: Messages to merchants and senior customers

The senior segment of the population in this country is growing and will continue to do so for years.

August 14, 2016 | | Life


Carrie Ann Baade: 'Piece and Pieces'

It's been a summer of artistic exploration for local children at the Averitt Center for the Arts, and many of them have learned the ...

August 14, 2016 | By SCOTT FOXX Special to the Herald | Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: Summer road trip to remember

As a final ode to summer's end and in celebration of our one-year wedding anniversary, my husband and I took a road trip to ...

August 14, 2016 | | Life


Kathy Bradley: Marco Polo, Magellan and me

Late in the day, when the light has bloomed lavender and the audible heartbeat of the earth has faded to a quiet drone, when the ...

August 07, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Georgia steamboats play a role in Civil War battles

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

August 07, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Stepparents should have disciplinary discretion

Q: The woman I've been dating - a single mom with two young boys - and I have decided to get married. My only reservation, and ...

August 07, 2016 | | Life


Fun with the Family with Julie Lavender: Enjoy some last-minute summer fun

Large, yellow children- and teen-movers on the highways in the early hours of the morning and again in the mid-afternoon can only mean one thing ...

August 07, 2016 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: Pay attention to your inner self

Cosmetic surgery has been a booming business for many years. An amazingly high percentage of people have had one, two and in some cases several ...

August 07, 2016 | | Life


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