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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


Yellow Jackets go green

The Southeast Bulloch Middle School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Chapter is hosting its fourth annual telephone book recycling drive through November 11. Held in partnership with Keep Bulloch Beautiful, last year the students collected 3,451 old telephone books, keeping them out of local landfills and allowing tons of paper to be recycled.

October 28, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Life


Screven kicker named homecoming queen

Screven County High's Jessica Markovcic must really love a good challenge.

October 16, 2011 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Life


Mill Creek Elementary remembers Guernsey

More than 75 friends, family and co-workers gathered September 29 at Mill Creek Elementary School for a memorial tree planting service to remember the school's former nurse, Mary Ann Guernsey. Guernsey served MCES for 11 years, and she passed away March 30, 2011, from cancer. Nurses with Bulloch County Schools and Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE), from the Statesboro Regional Sexual Assault Center (SRSAC), donated the 8-foot Crape Myrtle Tree and the accompanying monument in her memory.

October 09, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Life


Dancing with the Statesboro Stars

Personalities from the local community paired with professional dancers to raise money for Safe Haven of Statesboro, an organization that helps victims of domestic violence and their children throughout Bulloch and surrounding counties. The Thursday night event was sold out and raised more than $10,000 for Safe Haven.

October 09, 2011 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life


Back to the basics

A Screven County family hopes a centennial farm that already has provided a lifetime of memories can drum up a few more this fall.

October 02, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Life


Kiwanis helps support deaf/hard of hearing

The Kiwanis Club of Statesboro made a $1,000 donation to Bulloch County Schools' Deaf and Hard of Hearing (D/HH) program during its regular meeting Sept. 15.

September 25, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Life


A flight for life helps save Portal boy

A leisurely utility vehicle ride turned into a horrific medical emergency recently for a Portal family.

September 25, 2011 | By TODD C. SHANKS Special to the Herald | Life


A parent’s involvement leaving a legacy in Bulloch schools

In the midst of developing educational hallway themes for Bulloch County's newest museum-like schools, a parent has become invaluable in bringing the district's vision and curriculum to life.

September 18, 2011 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Life


Van Tassell wins International Media Award

Whitt Van Tassell, a freshman at Statesboro High School, has received an "Excellence in Media Production" Award from the International Student Media Festival's pre-event panel of judges. Winners from across the United States and their work will be honored during the International Student Media Festival (ISMF) in Jacksonville, Fla., Nov. 10-12.

September 17, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Life


Visiting local farms

A trip through Bulloch County back roads to a remote farm, a visit to a fertilizer company and a stop at a small local grist, cane and sawmill was followed by lunch and a display of tractors Thursday as the Statesboro Kiwanis Club and Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce combined their annual farm tours for the first time.

September 11, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Walker completes basic training at West Point

WEST POINT, N.Y. - Cadet Brandon Walker recently completed the six-week Cadet Basic Training and began classes at the United States Military Academy.

September 11, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Life


We interrupt this commercial for a very special proposal

If you were one of the many viewers of MTV's "Jersey Shore" in Statesboro Aug. 18, you might have noticed a special commercial - one where Mike Cristancho, a member of the local band Born-Forty, proposed to his girlfriend, Carrie Loomis, on-air.

September 04, 2011 | By CASEY STODDARD caltman@statesboroherald.com | 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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