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Former Miss America visits Boro

Sometimes, stars align and the improbable becomes real; fate overcomes odds, and special, unforgettable moments are born.

January 15, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Life


Exhibit at GSU explores sound in contemporary art

"Resonant Frequencies," an exhibition that explores the role of sound in contemporary art will open Tuesday, Jan. 17 in the Center for Art & Theatre at Georgia Southern.

January 07, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Life


Bulloch the beautiful

Some folks - far too many, honestly - think of newspapers as bearers of bad news. But life is full of beauty and wonder, and as a photographer, I strive to make images that help our community look at things in new ways. Usually, that means working to gain access to events and happenings that the average person may not be able to gain. Or waiting patiently and persistently to capture meaningful expressions or gestures by subjects that tell a story.

December 31, 2011 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life


My favorite outtakes

Statesboro Herald photographer Scott Bryant shot thousands of photos in 2011. Only a select few actually made the paper due primarily to space.

December 24, 2011 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life


Christmas tree farmer Robert Wiggins helps families find the perfect tree

We see them everywhere - fragrant green trees decorated with glittering ornaments, festive ribbons and bows and angels or stars gracing the pointed tops. Christmas trees are in our homes, in our businesses and even on town squares.

December 18, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Award-winning gospel group coming to Boro

Two-time Dove nominees will bring traditional mountain sounds to Statesboro

December 11, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Life


Sharing coffee – and life – for 52 years

What do a group of men who've met five days a week for coffee for 52 years find to talk about? "Politics, football, golf, and as Perk would say, 'rumors,' " says Tal Callaway, founder of Snooky's 10:30 Coffee Club.

December 04, 2011 | By JULIE LAVENDER Special to the Herald | Life


On-the-job trigonometry

Seven members of a Georgia State Patrol Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team visited Statesboro High School math teacher Paige Sutcliff's Math IV classes Wednesday morning to show students how common trigonometry theories are used in accident investigations.

November 20, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Life


A Prince among farmers

Bulloch County farmer Clarence Prince was a bit surprised last week when, during a breakfast kicking off Farm City Week, he and his son Morris were named the 2011 Farm Family of the Year.

November 20, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Lawrence Baptist Church marks 100th anniversary

Lawrence Baptist Church, in southern Bulloch County, recently celebrated 100 years of serving God.

November 13, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Life


Burke, Li receive academic honor

Dr. Marty Waters, principal of Statesboro High School, announced this week that Madeline Burke and Jeffrey Li have been named Commended Students in the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, will be presented by the principal to these scholastically talented seniors.

November 13, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Life


Mr. Whitaker’s Octave

In Brent Whitaker's advanced chorus at Southeast Bulloch High School, musical scores aren't the only place you'll find an octave, as eight of his students have been named to the prestigious All-State Chorus, the state's musical showcase of Georgia's best student vocalists.

November 13, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Life


A tale of horror and healing

Within 15 minutes, a woman's life that had been filled with light and love turned dark and dour. What happened to Jenny Lynn Martin Anderson more than 20 years ago is something no woman should ever have to endure. The gentle soul born and raised in Bulloch County, who had lived in nothing but Southern sunshine all her life, was introduced to stark cold evil when a man forced her into a hotel room at knifepoint and told her he was going to rape her.

November 13, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Life


Couponing mom shares money-saving secrets

As a young mother on a budget, Jenny Martin learned to cash in on the savings available by clipping grocery store coupons.

November 13, 2011 | By RUTH RAGLAND Special to the Herald | Life


Sneathen named to state student advisory council

Recently, the Georgia Department of Education released the names of 50 students who were selected to serve on the state superintendent's Student Advisory Council.

November 06, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Life


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And the winner: Starting over

The fields surrounding Sandhill are naked. Along the edges of the yard, where a fence would be if I were a fence sort of person ...

February 19, 2017 | By Kathy Bradley | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Best interests of child is paramount

Q: Our 14-year-old son, who was adopted by open adoption, now wants to go live with his birth mother. She was completely out of the ...

February 19, 2017 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: There are things God wants us to know about him

There is a lot of skepticism about God today. I suppose this has almost always been true. Atheism, agnosticism and pessimism ("Where is God when ...

February 19, 2017 | | Life


Victor Simmons: Leader in the art world, humble servant

For Statesboro High School graduate Victor Simmons, art is more than a vocation. Much like Proverbes 23:7, "For as he thinketh in his heart ...

February 19, 2017 | By ENOLA G. MOSLEY, Ed.D. English Dept., Statesboro High | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: New stagecoach routes would hug the Georgia coast

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

February 19, 2017 | | Life


Roxie Remley a pioneer for women in uniform

Before Roxie Remley was a force for the arts in Statesboro, she helped beat a path for women into the U.S. Army during World ...

February 19, 2017 | By Al Hackle ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Life


Wemberly Ponder is still a willing teacher and student

"O Statesboro, where the sun smiles; where the evergreen grows from mile to mile." --Lyrics to "O Statesboro, Where the Sun Smiles," by Wemberly Ponder

February 12, 2017 | By VICKI MCCORMICK LEWIS Educator, Portal High School | Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: Table for 2 -- at home

Valentine's Day is well on its way, and if you find yourself without a restaurant reservation, or simply prefer a romantic night at home ...

February 12, 2017 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Naps not the best solution for teens

There must be some relationship between aging and the "You've got to be kidding me!" response, if I am any indication, that is. What ...

February 12, 2017 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.:End times -- Taking care of business

"In this life, two things are certain - death and taxes." This familiar saying is correct, but I can name other certainties, good and bad. The ...

February 12, 2017 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Long distance stagecoach lines make it to Georgia

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

February 12, 2017 | | Life


Music more than a profession for GSU master's student Cottle

A musician's work is never done is a fact that Robert Cottle knows all too well. When asked to describe himself in a few ...

February 12, 2017 | By Rashida Otunba | Life


Mical Whitaker’s everlasting mark in Statesboro, Bulloch

Witty, classy, outspoken, knowledgeable, well-traveled, polite with a splash of Southern charm coupled with a thick layer of New York temerity all tempered with a ...

February 06, 2017 | By ENOLA G. MOSLEY, Ed.D. English Dept., Statesboro High | Life


Tradition spreads love locally — to help spread it globally

A sweet tradition in the Boro continues this year as students from Baptist Collegiate Ministries at Georgia Southern University deliver singing valentines Feb. 10 to ...

February 06, 2017 | By Angye Morrison amorrison@connectstatesboro.com | Life


One sky to shelter us all

Like a blackboard on the first day of school, the night sky is flat and clean and dark. So very dark. The stars are strung ...

February 05, 2017 | By Kathy Bradley | Life


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