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Bulloch History with Roger Allen: How the post office system was set up in Georgia

Note: The following is one of a series of columns looking at the establishment of the postal system in the nation, southeast Georgia and Bulloch County.

June 11, 2017 | | Life


To make a tree

To make a tree, begin with a straight line, vertical. On each side of the straight line add additional straight lines, shorter, at an angle. These are limbs. To the limbs add more straight lines, shorter still. These are branches. Continue in this manner until your tree is finished.

June 11, 2017 | By Kathy Bradley | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Don't jump to the diagnosis just yet

Q: Our 4-year-old prefers solitary play over play with other children. It's been this way from early on when I began arranging play dates for him. When those really didn't work, I enrolled him in pre-school but that didn't help either. If firmly instructed to do so, he will join in and "play" with other children. I put the word in quotes because he doesn't seem to really connect. He's very imaginative and will spend hours in his room playing quietly on his own or even boisterously with various imaginary friends.

June 04, 2017 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Aerial delivery of the mail begins with balloons

Note: The following is one of a series of columns looking at the establishment of the postal system in the nation, southeast Georgia and Bulloch County.

June 04, 2017 | | Life


Fun with the Family with Julie Lavender: Make memories: let the summer fun begin

The first few days of summer break slid off the calendar, welcoming the month of June with large plans of summer fun. And officially-speaking, the summer season is still days away.

June 04, 2017 | | Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: Pull over for Georgia peaches

A good road trip becomes a great road trip at first sight of those often hand-painted wooden, one to two word signs seen along the interstate, leading up to an exit a mile away. Sometimes they're nailed to trees at eye-level or simply secured in the ground one after another and written in shorthand exclaiming, "Boiled P-Nuts," "Peaches" and "Watermelon."

June 04, 2017 | | Life


Much pomp!

June 04, 2017 | | Life


Much pomp!

June 04, 2017 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: Meeting the grief challenge

What can I say? What can I do? Death and the storm of grief that follows can challenge the best intentions of supportive friends. There is no bandage for this injury, no balm for this pain. Nonetheless, help is needed and there are good things to say and do.

June 04, 2017 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Motivation key when choosing private school

Q: We have just moved and are seeking a new school for our two children - 6- and 8-year-old boys. They are smart, respectful of adults, and creative. We know that sounds like typical bragging, but it is what our friends and their teachers have all told us. We raise them in as traditional a manner as we can, given the opposing forces in today's world. They have daily chores and are allowed no after-school activities that might interfere with family dinner. So, knowing all that, do you have any school recommendation for us? Our options are a private school ...

May 28, 2017 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: Ancient text: 'Of all these hours, fear but one!'

On the wall above an ancient sundial in Cluny, France is engraved this warning: "Of all these hours, fear but one!" The "hour" spoken of is the hour or day of final judgment by God.

May 28, 2017 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Nation, Georgia set up Rural Free Delivery mail routes

Note: The following is one of a series of columns looking at the establishment of the postal system in the nation, southeast Georgia and Bulloch County.

May 28, 2017 | | Life


Love, death and Eagle Creek

When Big Phyllis died, Lynn decided that, while flowers were nice and there was certain to be spray after spray from the Republican Women and the Daughters of the Confederacy and any number of other organizations to which Big Phyllis had offered her considerable talents and opinions, what the grave overlooking the bluff in Bonaventure Cemetery really needed was some water from Eagle Creek.

May 28, 2017 | By Kathy Bradley | Life


Valedictorians 2017

Evan Amaral spent his high school days hoping and dreaming of being Bulloch Academy's valedictorian for 2017.

May 28, 2017 | By Holli Deal Saxon | Life


Valedictorians 2017

Joseph Muldrew, 18, is the son of Judge Michael Muldrew, Ogeechee Judicial Circuit, and his wife Laurie Muldrew, a math instructor at Ogeechee Technical College. Being named valedictorian and STAR Student was no surprise. He's maintained the highest average of his 200-plus graduating class since they were freshmen.

May 28, 2017 | By HAYLEY GREENE | Special to the Herald | Life


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Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Adversity does not affect parenting

In a letter to the editor of the La Crosse (Wisconsin) Tribune, psychologist Afton Koball and two colleagues raise objections to a recent column in ...

December 10, 2017 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Excelsior becomes first 'real' town in Bulloch Co.

Note: The following is part of a series of columns looking at the founding and general history of southeast Georgia and Bulloch County.

December 10, 2017 | | Life


Footprints and South Georgia snow

Owen, the new dog, and I were out walking. At the crossroads, we saw two cars had pulled over. Two cars containing so many children ...

December 10, 2017 | By Kathy Bradley | Life


Once an Eagle Scout, always an Eagle Scout

The service project is one of the key - and last - steps to earning the ultimate achievement in the Boy Scouts of America program: the rank ...

December 10, 2017 | Photos by SCOTT BRYANT | staff | Life


'Sweetheart' of a tradition at GSU campus

Georgia Southern University President Jaimie Hebert flipped the switch and lit up Sweetheart Circle Thursday, kicking off the holiday season not just on campus but ...

December 03, 2017 | Photos by SCOTT BRYANT | staff | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Cancellation is sad but a bit expected

An interesting, and telling, tale: As part of a recent speaking engagement sponsored by a regional medical center in the west, I was scheduled to ...

December 03, 2017 | | Life


Fun with the Family with Julie Lavender: The official holiday countdown has begun

Christmas décor dazzled the horizon of most commercial entities months ago, but hopefully your family ignored the embellishments long enough to count your blessings ...

December 03, 2017 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Donegal, Dover and Emit spring up in Bulloch Co.

Note: The following is part of a series of columns looking at the founding and general history of southeast Georgia and Bulloch County.

December 03, 2017 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: Jesus is supreme over all

In Paul's letter to the church at Colossae, a town in ancient "Asia Minor" (today's nation of Turkey), we learn that he didn ...

December 03, 2017 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: Long-term care, mounting dilemmas

It cannot be said that issues and problems faced by senior citizens are ignored. The November 27 issue of Time Magazine devotes 12 pages to ...

December 03, 2017 | | Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: The morning meal: A weekend luxury

Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day, yet one I rarely get to enjoy. It's one of the reasons I love Saturdays so ...

December 03, 2017 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Children must give, not receive, respect

I was fresh out of grad school when psychologists and other mental health types began recommending that when speaking to a child, an adult should ...

November 26, 2017 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: Let's start catching people doing things right

In a discussion on effective parenting several years ago, a popular psychologist made the point that much of society is geared toward the correction of ...

November 26, 2017 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Railroad stops form small communities in Bulloch

Note: The following is part of a series of columns looking at the founding and general history of southeast Georgia and Bulloch County.

November 26, 2017 | | Life


Gathering around the table

Confession: I set the table primarily for myself. The good dishes and the brass candlesticks and the tall tapers. The cloth napkins rolled and threaded ...

November 26, 2017 | By Kathy Bradley | Life


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