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The house that wasn't cursed

A single historic structure stands five miles north of Sylvania as the only evidence of the once booming town of Jacksonboro.

October 17, 2010 | By CRYSTAL WALKER | Life

A Trip of memories

It was a trip to remember. A dozen World War II veterans from south Georgia enjoyed fellowship with other veterans and made lots of memories after Honor Flight Savannah treated them to an all-expenses paid daytrip to Washington, D.C., recently.

October 09, 2010 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Life

The love is still alive

Connie Sacks glows as she speaks of her husband, Max Sacks. A former soldier, Sacks was a contract tactical medical instructor with a government agency working in Afghanistan. On July 29, a little more than two months ago, the Taliban ambushed a convoy Max Sacks was traveling with. After helping get his crew to safety, he died from his injuries.

October 03, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life

Mixing family & politics

A large crowd at Georgia Southern University's Hanner Fieldhouse Wednesday night got a few laughs out of two polar political opposites who just happen to be married.

September 26, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Life

Family, fun & fitness

Cooperation and Family Fitness Night is one of the most popular parent-involvement events at Bulloch County elementary schools.

September 18, 2010 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life

A new home for an old schoolhouse

After watching the one-room schoolhouse she cherishes travel on the back of a tractor trailer from her farm in southeast Bulloch County to Georgia Southern's Botanical Garden, Jan Anderson was a little wistful Wednesday morning.

September 12, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Life

A Minor Miracle

(Note: Dixie Aubrey has a special needs grandson.)

September 05, 2010 | By DIXIE AUBREY Special to the Herald | Life

Up in smoke

Within minutes, the small dorm room on Georgia Southern University's campus went up in flames Wednesday. The blaze flickered slowly at first, licking at the furniture and curtains before roaring to life, crackling loudly as it consumed the small square structure. Within just a few minutes, all that was left was a blackened frame and the charred remains of the room's contents.

August 29, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life

The hard work of digging for the past

Following the announcement Wednesday that an archaeological team from Georgia Southern University had discovered the site of the Camp Lawton Civil War prison site, five glass cases holding a few of the artifacts were unveiled.

August 21, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Life

A matter of country, family and trust

A Brooklet man who is a medic in the 3rd Infantry Division has made a career of serving his country, with the support and sacrifice of his family behind him.

August 14, 2010 | By NICOLE WILEY Herald Intern | Life

Lollipops and education

Dr. Alexander Chew first started thinking about the importance of lollipops to education in the 1960s.

August 07, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Life

Stunning new Julia P. set to open

When Carolyn Wright first came to Julia P. Bryant Elementary school it was 1966. The school had opened in 1952 and she was about to go into the fifth grade.

August 01, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Life

A mecca in the making

Delete - Merge Up Avid fishermen may be frustrated due to the closing of the Rocky Ford Landing on the Ogeechee River, but when the Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation and Georgia Department of Natural Resources get through with it, the landing will be a jewel in Bulloch County's crown.

July 25, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life

A new leader ... Same sweet tradition

Georgia Southern University President Dr. Brooks Keel tried his slicing technique this week during the annual watermelon cutting kick-off. The 63rd annual cutting started Wednesday when the new president sliced the first melon. The event will be held every Tuesday and Thursday in July at 10 a.m. in front of the Carruth Building.

July 10, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Life

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Bulloch History with Roger Allen: New roads in Georgia use federal standards

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

October 23, 2016 | | Life

Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: 'Executive function' the latest iteration of ADHD

The new school year is still fresh and "it" has already begun, "it" being the ongoing effort on the part of schools to persuade parents ...

October 23, 2016 | | Life

Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: How should we view the Bible?

My son, keep my words and treasure up my commandments with you; keep my commandments and live; keep my teaching as the apple of your ...

October 23, 2016 | | Life

On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: Why are so many seniors living in poverty?

People who are old and also poor are often noted in these columns. Well, that's proper. A lot of older people do live in ...

October 23, 2016 | | Life

Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: Savor the season

During each new season, there are a few dishes I greatly anticipate cooking: Spring beckons salads and grilled vegetables, summer calls for hamburgers, and nothing ...

October 23, 2016 | | Life

Bulloch History with Roger Allen: First 'Federal Road' goes from Washington to New Orleans

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

October 16, 2016 | | Life

Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Parent-child co-dependency complicates issue of bullying

Noting that October is Bullying Prevention Month, several editors have asked if I am willing to write an apropos column. I am, and for two ...

October 16, 2016 | | Life

Kathy Bradley: The best we can

The water is hot. It is rushing through the faucet, collecting in the sink. Bubbles that smell of green things, living things, rise like yeast ...

October 16, 2016 | | Life

2016 Dancing with the Statesboro Stars

For the sixth year, the annual Dancing with the Statesboro Stars fundraiser for Safe Haven of Statesboro packed the Georgia Southern University Performing Arts Center ...

October 16, 2016 | Scott Bryant | Life

Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: The effects of 'parenting' advice on child-rearing

In 1971, a psychologist named Fitzhugh Dodson published a book titled "How to Parent." It did so well that he came out several years later ...

October 09, 2016 | | Life

Bulloch History with Roger Allen — The Natchez Trace: From Georgia to New Orleans

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

October 09, 2016 | | Life

On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: Kudos and quandaries

Kudos and "atta boys" to the YMCA for leasing the old Sallie Zetterower Elementary School to be used for many good programs, beginning with an ...

October 09, 2016 | | Life

Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: 4 techniques for boosting flavor in stocks, sauces

When the air turns crisp and the evenings become dark earlier, a comforting and flavorful soup or slow-simmering stew on the stovetop is a welcome ...

October 09, 2016 | | Life

ZeroGravity Outreach

Last Saturday, ZeroGravity Outreach made its community debut with a thrilling extreme sports demonstration at Complete Car Care in Statesboro. ZeroGravity is a local, nonprofit ...

October 09, 2016 | Scott Bryant | Life

Kathy Bradley: Of dogs and rosaries and fishing line

I have taken up the habit of walking a prescribed path along the edges of the yard. This walking is different from the other kinds ...

October 02, 2016 | | Life

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