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SEAMUS strikes a balance

Georgia Southern University and the Averitt Center for the Arts hosted performances by members of the Society of Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States, or SEAMUS, Thursday through Sunday during the group's annual national conference this past week.

February 14, 2016 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Ferries become part of transportation in Southeast Georgia

Note: The following is the first of a series of columns exploring the importance of rivers, ferries, bridges and waterways in the early history of Georgia and Bulloch County.

February 14, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Electronic gaming is doing kids no favors

A 4-year-old boy informed his preschool teacher - a friend of mine - that he'd broken his iPad.

February 14, 2016 | | Life


Kathy Bradley: Opening the blinds

Sometimes, when the moon is full, I leave the blinds open and fall asleep with a laser beam of light falling through the window and puddling on the floor, blue-silver and shimmering like watered silk. When I wake up, the moon and its brilliance will have floated to the other side of the sky, the other side of the house, and, in the winter, at least, my bedroom is dark as a tomb.

February 07, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Tantrums a normal part of toddler behavior

Q: Our 3-year-old son is very sweet, loving and generally well-behaved. Occasionally, however, he breaks into a huge tantrum, during which he becomes uncontrollable. The word "possessed" comes to mind. He will suddenly snap from being sweet to being a demon and then back to being sweet and loving again.

February 07, 2016 | | Life


Fun with Family with Julie Lavender: Leap into a lovely month with family

The groundhog might have predicted an early spring, but could he have emerged earlier and warned us about all the strange weather headed our way? In the last couple of weeks, we've danced in snowflakes, dressed in flip flops and shorts, bundled into coats and gloves, hunkered down and prayed for tornado victims and searched for Noah and his ark.

February 07, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Georgia forms as a state, Bulloch as a county

Note: The following is the conclusion of a series of columns looking at how Georgia and Bulloch County evolved from wilderness into a state and a county.

February 05, 2016 | | Life


What is 'normal' eating?

Everyone seems to have an opinion about what you should be eating, how you should eat it, and when. The lure of diets can be intoxicating — promising quick, easy and drastic results. Everywhere you turn, there’s a new blog post, article, research study or casual conversation with a friend that revolves around weight and food.

February 04, 2016 | Paige Smathers KSL.com | Life


Students impress at technology fair

The Bulloch Regional Student Technology Fair was held last Saturday, Jan. 23, at Julia P. Bryant Elementary School. Hosted annually by Bulloch County Schools, the RSTF is one of 16 preliminary technology fairs in the state that qualifies first-place winners to compete in the Georgia Student Technology Fair, to be held at Middle Georgia College & State University in Macon on March 5.

January 31, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Something's gotta give with son's video games, cellphone

Q: We would like to limit our 16-year-old son's video game and cellphone time. We think homework should come first and then free time. He wants to relax with his video game and phone after school, which frequently results in homework not being done before he must attend a two-hour team practice at 7 p.m. That means he's not done with homework until around midnight and struggles the next morning to get out of bed. What is a fair requirement concerning his electronics or an appropriate punishment if he cannot get up in the morning and be ...

January 31, 2016 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: We can overcome temptation

Well, it looks like winter has finally arrived in southeast Georgia. I was beginning to worry that the global warming folks could be right. (Now, no letters, please!)

January 31, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Parenting disagreements divide marriages, families, friends

A journalist asked, "Why do today's parents seem to be having so many more parenting difficulties than did parents of previous generations?"

January 24, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Southeast Georgia forts help Patriots, British in Revolution

Note: The following is part of a series of columns looking at how Georgia and Bulloch County evolved from wilderness into a state and a county.

January 24, 2016 | | Life


Kathy Bradley: The full sound of silence

The wind is traveling across the field in gusts, picking up fallen leaves and tossing them around noisily. They rustle behind me like a covey of quail flushed from their hiding place in the broom sedge. Farther down the road, where the pine trees converge like soldiers in formation, the wind gets caught in the highest branches, and the rustle is replaced with a rattle. I am always amazed at how full of sound the silence can be.

January 24, 2016 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: Thinking about effective prayer

Prayer is a vital aspect of the Christian's relationship with God. I'm confident most folks - including myself - need to spend more time in deep, earnest conversation with the Lord.

January 18, 2016 | | Life


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Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Use 'Godfather Principle' to nip fear of doctor in the bud

Q: Over the past year or so, our 5-year-old has developed an extreme fear of going to the doctor or dentist. This came on suddenly ...

September 25, 2016 | | Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: Welcome fall with Zucchini Walnut Muffins

I've often thought farmers and gardeners must be the most creative chefs. They constantly face the challenge of coming up with new ways to ...

September 25, 2016 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: Seniors and politics

In general, seniors do not fare well in the political arena. Well, old politicians do; they keep getting re-elected. Other seniors serve faithfully at polling ...

September 25, 2016 | | Life


'All of it belongs to him'

Saint Mary's Missionary Baptist Church celebrated the dedication of their new building recently with a praise and worship service that filled almost all of ...

September 25, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Savannah Line sees rapid expansion in its fleet of ships

Note: The following is one of a series of columns about early shipping in Georgia and Bulloch County.

September 25, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Parent help with homework is generally a bad thing

Amanda Johnson, a second-grade teacher in Laramie, Wyoming, has caused quite a stir both among her colleagues and constituents and - because her educational incorrectness was ...

September 18, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Central of Georgia Railroad goes to sea

Note: The following is one of a series of columns about early shipping in Georgia and Bulloch County.

September 18, 2016 | | Life


Kathy Bradley: Stormy weather

It's not that I don't pay attention to the weather; I do. I pay very close attention to the weather. At least my ...

September 18, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Kudos to school's 'problem-solving' sign to parents

Just when I am teetering on the edge of despair concerning the state of child rearing in America, dwelling much, much too obsessively on the ...

September 11, 2016 | | Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: A semester full of cooking and baking

My second semester of culinary school is moving at an exciting pace. I'm finally beginning to feel comfortable in the professional kitchen, getting my ...

September 11, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Savannah's Atlantic Inland Water Route

Note: The following is one of a series of columns about early shipping in Georgia and Bulloch County.

September 11, 2016 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: The importance of remembering

At 8:45 on the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, two passenger jets were intentionally crashed into the twin towers of the World Trade ...

September 11, 2016 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: Sweet charity

This country is a land of contradictions. Its people display measureless greed and exceptional generosity.

September 11, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Parents, stop feeding the tweenage drama dragon

Q: Our sixth-grade son has always been an excellent math student. This year, however, he melts down every time he does math homework. Within minutes ...

September 04, 2016 | | Life


Serving public servants

Residents of The Gardens at Southern Manor partnered with residents of Southern Manor Retirement Inn to create gift bags for local public servants recently. Benefiting ...

September 04, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Life


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