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'Swine Wars' winners pucker up

A contest between community leaders to raise money, Kiss-a-Pig is a regional campaign with competitors from throughout Southeast Georgia and Coastal South Carolina. It is the largest fundraiser of the year for the American Diabetes Association and concluded last Saturday at the Hyatt Regency Ballroom in Savannah.

May 15, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Life


Georgia Tech honors Renee Roesel

Renee Roesel, granddaughter of Albert and Tappy Roesel of Statesboro, was honored last week as the top chemical engineering student in the 2011 graduating class at Georgia Tech.

May 14, 2011 | | Life


Madison Morgan crowned Miss SEBMS

Sixth Grader Madison Morgan was crowned as the 2011 Miss Southeast Bulloch Middle School during the school's fifth annual pageant on April 16.

May 08, 2011 | Special to The Herald | Life


Portraits of Presidents

George Tames walked into the White House with a 10th grade education, an ego that set him equal to every occasion, a camera and an eye for telling a story.

May 08, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Life


A celebration of life

If one didn't know better, the crowd at the Bulloch County Relay for Life Friday night could have been mistaken for the annual fair, the grounds were so packed. Cars filled the parking lots before 6 p.m. as people made their ways to the center of activity around the edges of the relay course.

April 29, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Celebration of Science

One after another, Portal Elementary School Principal Paul Hudson dropped bowls, buckets and boxes filled with cotton and paper shredding from atop a ladder perch on the school playground's basketball court.

April 03, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Life


Psych prof morphs into world-beating sci-fi author

In September 2010, Will McIntosh won the Hugo Award, the science fiction writer's equivalent of an Academy Award, for his short story "Bridesicle." Now his first novel, "Soft Apocalypse," has been released by Night Shade Books.

March 27, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Life


Volunteers learn to ‘Stirrup Some Fun’

In a sprawling field, nestled among rows of tall pines, a pond and stable of horses, 13 volunteers were welcomed, for the first time, to what will be their weekly home-away-from-home this summer.

March 14, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Life


'Art of Stewardship'

In 2008, Dawn Oliver, a member of the Statesboro Arts Council Board and a volunteer for the visual arts committee, was having coffee with a friend who mentioned to her an internationally renowned artist with ties to the Statesboro community. Oliver shared the information with Tim Chapman, executive director of the Averitt Center, and Frank D'Arcangelo, visual arts chair.

February 27, 2011 | by JENNY LYNN ANDERSON Special to the Herald | Life


A life's hobby

Statesboro newcomer Bill Simpson is sharing his life's hobby with Sallie Zetterower Elementary. Simpson is placing more than 40 hand-carved, hand-painted, maritime masterpieces he created from scratch on long-term display at the school.

February 21, 2011 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Life


Wild Game Supper 2011

Last Tuesday, local leaders held their annual Wild Game Supper at the Georgia Railroad Freight Depot in Atlanta, across the street from Georgia's capital building.

February 06, 2011 | | Life


Queen of the Liberty Bowl

Many young ladies dream of being elected to their high school's Senior Homecoming Court. For Susannah Davis of Southeast Bulloch High School, not only was she elected homecoming queen, but she received an invitation to compete for America's Homecoming National Queen.

January 30, 2011 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Life


His future at his fingertips

Roger Allen Jr., now concluding his senior year at Southeast Bulloch High School, will be in rarified company this fall as a freshman 1906 Scholar at Georgia Southern University.

January 23, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Life


Service to Community

Laura Gonzalez: Stay-at-Home Moms and Involvement

January 14, 2011 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Life


Claxton's chamber president moonlights as fashion model

It's not unusual for a Chamber of Commerce president to dress for success, but few could claim Star Harris' credentials as a model.

January 09, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Life


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Articles by Section - Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: Visiting the past

Yes, it is true that some of us seniors live in or, more likely, occasionally, visit the past. There are many reasons for doing so.

December 04, 2016 | | Life


'Sweet' holiday tradition

Since 2007, the Lighting of Sweetheart Circle at Georgia Southern University has been an annual holiday tradition for Statesboro that helps to kick off the ...

December 04, 2016 | Scott Bryant | Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: Finals and finishing strong

By the time you're reading this, I'll have just one week of finals to go before I complete my second semester of culinary ...

December 04, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Georgia's first 'Road and Patrol Laws' are adopted

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

December 04, 2016 | | Life


Fun with the Family with Julie Lavender: Christmas, cocoa and the close of another year

As the calendar moves rapidly towards the shortest day of the year, Dec. 21, everything seems rushed and frantic. Make a concerted effort to keep ...

December 04, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Don't make your children 'big fish'

The following true story was recently related to me by a credible individual who for obvious reasons will remain forever anonymous. I pass it on ...

December 04, 2016 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: Living with gratitude: It's better late than never

In Luke's "good news" historical account of Jesus' teaching and deeds, he records the incident of the healing of 10 who were lepers (chapter ...

December 04, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: German duke unimpressed with Georgia circa 1825

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

November 20, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Parents, don't engage in arguments with your children

Q: In last week's column, you advised parents not to argue with teenagers. That's fine and dandy advice, John, but you failed to ...

November 20, 2016 | | Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: A spirit of thanksgiving

People arrive at thankfulness in a myriad of different ways. We're not naturally born with a heart of gratitude or a spirit of thanksgiving ...

November 20, 2016 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: Out of the cloud and into the past

Mea culpa. I broke a basic rule of grammar, twice using the objective case "me" instead of the nominative case "I" in my column on ...

November 20, 2016 | | Life


Honoring those who served

Around 200 people attended the community Veterans Day observance last Friday in the Averitt Center for the Arts' Emma Kelly Theater, hosted each year at ...

November 20, 2016 | Scott Bryant | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Georgia one of first states to build quality roads

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

November 13, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Children free to disagree but not disobey parents

My advice to the Wall Street Journal, the only news source to which I subscribe: Stop trying to be all things to all people. Specifically ...

November 13, 2016 | | Life


Fun with the Family with Julie Lavender: Count your blessings in the calm and storm

Despite the struggles and hardships last month's hurricane caused, the month of November serves as a daily reminder to count our blessings, both at ...

November 13, 2016 | | Life


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