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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


Arts Academy

BROWSE PHOTO GALLERY

July 04, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


2009 Farm Tour

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June 27, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


‘Jack and the Beanstalk’

Area children performed 'Jack and the Beanstalk' Saturday at Georgia Southern University's Performing Arts Center.

June 14, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life


Scientists and scalpels

Middle school students gathered at Georgia Southern this week for a five-day Eagle Science Camp session. According to the school Web site, the students live at GSU during the camp and participate in laboratory adventures and camp activities.

June 06, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life


Topsy Turvy tomatoes

It's been seen on TV and in local garden centers - the Topsy Turvy planter that grows tomatoes upside down. But local residents Steve and Lynda Lee put a new twist on the Topsy Turvy, and have a compact garden in their back yard where squash, peppers and tomatoes are growing by leaps and bounds - upside down, of course.

May 16, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


RIF turns 30 in Statesboro

Brooklet Elementary School students giggled and squirmed in anticipation Thursday as they waited for a puppet show to begin at the Statesboro Regional Library. Soon, a gray cat poked its head out from underneath the curtains, drawing squeals of delight.

May 10, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life




Basketball and the CRCT

All Bulloch County public schools recently completed the CRCT exams. The standardized tests are administered each year near the end of April and can determine if a child advances to another grade or even if an entire school makes the "Adequate Yearly Progress" list. In other words – there's lots of pressure on everyone in every school.

May 02, 2009 | | Life


Cantering to college

Portal High School senior Amanda Pope has been riding horses all her life, and recently, found a way to make that lifelong love of horses pay off.

April 26, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Deen Day Smith: Coffee and camaraderie

Following last Tuesday evening's 21st Annual Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards banquet, a coffee was held for all 2009 award recipients and past recipients, as well. The event was held Wednesday at the Statesboro Inn.

April 18, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life




All for the children

While others headed for sandy beaches and sunshine, 10 Georgia Southern University students headed to San Pedro Sula, Honduras during Spring Break March 14-21.

April 04, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Ben Franklin exhibit opens at GSU library

To show off their new facilities, the Zach S. Henderson Library at Georgia Southern is hosting a national traveling exhibition that examines and celebrates the life of one of America's most prominent and interesting Founding Fathers.

March 21, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Life


L.A. Waters sales associate has talent for illustrations

When a local furniture sales associate and artist traveled to Metter to help a customer with her furniture, he had no idea what the fruits of his labor would be.

March 14, 2009 | By EDDIE LEDBETTER | Life


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Bulloch County's 2016 high school valedictorians

Bulloch Academy: William Downs

May 27, 2016 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: Who has the spiritual authority in your life?

In many - perhaps most - families, parents and children often find themselves in conflict, sometimes seriously so. It's normal for children, often beginning at a ...

May 22, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Homeschooled children shouldn't be micromanaged

Q: I homeschool my three children, ages are 8, 6 and 5. The older two have a very poor attitude about doing schoolwork, especially math ...

May 22, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Bulloch County affected by cross section of rivers

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

May 22, 2016 | | Life


On Aging: The good news for seniors

The good news for and about senior citizens is that there are a lot of us, both in raw numbers and as a proportion of ...

May 22, 2016 | | Life


Trinity students learn wise choices

Trinity Christian School recently hosted a presentation by some of the state's leading public safety and law enforcement officials in the school's auditorium.

May 22, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Parents should set clear parameters for pot-smoking son

Q: I caught my 16-year-old smoking pot. I took everything from him and told him that the next time I catch him, he's out ...

May 08, 2016 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: Jesus loved and honored his mother

"When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple whom he loved standing nearby, he said to his mother, 'Woman, behold, your son!' Then he said ...

May 08, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Steamboats begin to take over the Oconee River

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

May 08, 2016 | | Life


On Aging: The coming crisis in health care

The health care system in the United States is broken. Regardless of the merits or lack thereof of the Affordable Care Act, core issues have ...

May 08, 2016 | | Life


Kathy Bradley: Cutting back the rosemary

I hated to do it. It hurt my heart. I stood there and stared for the longest time, handsaw held in one gloved grip and ...

May 01, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Perfectionism in children usually levels off with age

Q: Whenever my 4-year-old son tries something new, he becomes very frustrated if he has any difficulty at all. This happens when practicing numbers, letters ...

May 01, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Altamaha River proves difficult to navigate for boats

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

May 01, 2016 | | Life


Fun with the Family with Julie Lavender: Enjoy May blossoms and blessings

It's almost time for the last school bell to sound, waving goodbye to teachers and students and tests and classrooms for yet another year ...

May 01, 2016 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: Allow God to get his Word in

In our world, opinions come from all over. Just ask a question, and you'll get someone to let you know what they think, and ...

May 01, 2016 | | Life


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