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Thanksgiving at Willingway

A recent patient of Willingway Hospital who resides in California sent the Dietary Staff a box of fine candies with a thank you note enclosed. It read, "Hello everyone. Thank you for the yummy food you prepared with so much care every day. I got so spoiled! I have learned how to eat grits the proper way. And all the breakfasts, lunches, dinners and desserts were always an extra treat every day. You brought an extra touch of happiness to my day. God bless!" Marie

November 23, 2009 | By JENNY LYNN ANDERSON Special to the Herald | Life


Statesboro woman is making a difference

A chance encounter outside a Veterans Administration hospital changed Lori Bennett's life forever and perhaps even a few in Afghanistan.

November 07, 2009 | By JAMES HEALY | Life


Following in mom's footsteps

Thirty-six years ago when the Statesboro Service League hosted its first Attic Sale at the Bowen Furniture Store building, its members looked for the perfect woman to serve as Attic Sale chairman.

October 31, 2009 | By JENNY LYNN ANDERSON Special to the Herald | Life


Mornings unPHILtered - Britt, Chance explain consolidation votes

Wednesday's guests on the "Mornings UnPHILtered" show were Statesboro City Council members Will Britt from District 3 and Travis Chance from District 5. They came on host Phil Boyum's show to explain the council's decision Tuesday night to halt progress of a consolidation effort of the city's government departments and those of Bulloch County's departments and agencies in the near future.

October 07, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Life


Roxie Remley's artist’s eye

Inspiration can come in many forms, and for artist Roxie Remley, it was music that inspired one of her most recent series of artwork.

September 26, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Fantasy Football + Math = Fun & Learning

Football season is in full swing and while most fans sweat over statistics in their bleachers or recliners, Southeast Bulloch Middle School students are crunching stats in the classroom.

September 19, 2009 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Life


Condoleezza Rice makes history in the Boro

September 12, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life


A Milestone - Averitt Center turns 5

On September 9, 2004, the Averitt Center for the Arts opened to the public. In a letter to the public that appeared in the Statesboro Herald, the center's executive director Tim Chapman wrote: "My hope is that you will make the Averitt Center for the Arts a part of your life ... The center is coming to improve your quality of life. That is our goal." After five years of hundreds of plays, musicals, dramas, concerts, art exhibits, dance recitals, movies, camps, classes, beauty shows, weddings and even a film festival, it's easy to say the Averitt Center has ...

September 05, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Robots, mousetraps and banners

For Statesboro High junior Ricky McCombs, coming into the auditorium of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University for a national competition was a little nerve racking.

August 29, 2009 | By JAMES HEALY | Life


In Remembrance of Brock

Prior to Thursday night's scrimmage between Portal and Southeast Bulloch, a ceremony was held in remembrance of Sgt. Brock H. Chavers Sr.

August 22, 2009 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Life


Putting love in cross-stitching

An artist working on a portrait might make thousands of brush strokes, but one Statesboro artist captures portraits in thread. Cindy Snyder makes thousands of tiny "x" stitches when she creates a picture in cross stitch.

August 15, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Swap, Buy or Sell

For more than 40 years, it was a Statesboro institution. People huddled near their radios in the early afternoon, waiting for the familiar music that preceded the popular radio program, "Swap, Buy and Sell," where anyone could call in with things they wanted to buy, sell or trade.

August 01, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Cowboy Church

Horseback rides, roping tricks and hamburgers brought smiles to several boys recently as the New Day Cowboy Church welcomed residents of Joseph's Home for Boys to the Creasy Farm in Candler County.

July 25, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


A tale of two Russells

When John D. Russell's Statesboro job with Brooks sent him to Europe in the late 1960s for an extended period, he had no idea that he would return home to the U.S. with a German bride, Baerbel Russell.

July 18, 2009 | By N. LUREE BOWEN Special to the Herald | Life


Boro native explores New Zealand

In a world where penguins nest and insects as large as a man's hand exist, Statesboro native Dr. Nikki Grant Hoffman climbed over rocks and through stands of odd, twisted trees.

July 13, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


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A sweet celebration

A milestone few live to see was recognized Tuesday at Heritage Inn Health and Rehabilitation when resident Sugar Pryor celebrated her 107th birthday with family ...

June 20, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: Treat Dad to a home-cooked meal

In my book, cooking a meal for someone you love is one of the greatest expressions of care and appreciation. In the South, we've ...

June 20, 2016 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: More help is needed

At any given time, most seniors are getting along well. At some point in time, however, all seniors will have problems and need help, but ...

June 19, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Enterprise explosion doesn't slow progress on 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.

June 19, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Raise children to make the world a better place

I recently enjoyed the privilege of seeing and hearing radio talk-show host Dennis Prager speak on the topic of happiness. He only spoke for 20 ...

June 19, 2016 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: God is the perfect model of a father's love and humility

There are many figures used in Scripture to illustrate the nature of God. One of the most comforting for us, showing the caring nature of ...

June 19, 2016 | | Life


Statesboro hosts statewide daylily convention

Statesboro recently played host to a stunning display of award-winning hemerocallises. Though gardening enthusiasts may recognize that difficult-to-pronounce word, the rest of us may know ...

June 05, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: Welcome summertime with Blueberry Lattice Pie

I had lunch with a good friend the other day, and toward the end of our meal together, she asked, "What are you doing Sunday ...

June 05, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Improving navigation becomes priority on 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.

June 05, 2016 | | Life


Fun with the Family with Julie Lavender: Summertime, summertime — let the fun times begin

School's out for summer; let playtime begin. Hopefully your family has a list - mental or written - of lots and lots of fun activities to ...

June 05, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Although world is more complex, parents need not stress

"Puzzled Grandma in the South" recently wrote to "Dear Abby" asking, "Why is there so much angst today over raising children, especially in young mothers ...

June 05, 2016 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: Help from unexpected friends

Social Security retirement, Medicare and Medicaid are national programs that help senior citizens in many ways. Still, we live locally, and massive social changes have ...

June 05, 2016 | | Life


Kathy Bradley: To fight a mockingbird

On the slope of the hill, just where the field ends and the woods begin, where the ditch on either side of the road deepens ...

May 29, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Savannah River becomes first trade route in Ga.

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

May 29, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Unconditional love, leadership can change a 'bad' child

True story: I sent one of my more recent books to a radio talk-show host who, in turn, gave it to one of her "readers ...

May 29, 2016 | | Life


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