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Members of local church work to get building on National Registry of Historical Places

On a small rise on the banks of Lotts Creek, which forms the boundary between Bulloch and Candler counties, stands the Upper Lotts Creek Primitive Baptist Church. Built in 1881, the church has been a fixture in Portal for well over 100 years and traces its ownership to participants in the Revolutionary War.

November 18, 2007 | By PHIL BOYUM | Life


Red Ribbon Week gets a little bit tacky at Julia P. Bryant

Red Ribbon Week October 23-31

November 11, 2007 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life


Brother and sister team up to lose more than 100 pounds

The sibling tandem of Keely and Kyle NeSmith, of Statesboro, were named second place winners of Weight Watchers "2007 Inspiring Stories of the Year." Chosen from over 1,700 entries around the country, they were awarded with American Express gift certificates and Weight Watchers products. Combined, they lost 105 pounds over a six to eight month period.

November 04, 2007 | By PHIL BOYUM | Life


Last night of the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair in photos

October 29, 2007 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life


The Force behind the Fair - Kiwanis Club members spend year planning the weeklong event

Every year as fall arrives, most people begin to think about the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair. They anticipate it, they enjoy it, and after a week it's gone until next year.

October 21, 2007 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Boys & Girls Club of Bulloch County honors two employees at annual Steak and Burger Dinner

On September 20th, the Boys and Girls Club of Bulloch County held their second annual Steak and Burger Dinner at the First Baptist Church of Statesboro. As part of the festivities, the club's Board of Directors recognized two employees for their outstanding service and dedication to the club.

October 14, 2007 | By PHIL BOYUM | Life


GSU museum offers hands-on experiments to students through outreach program, exhibit

Mad scientists are on the loose at the Georgia Southern University Museum.

October 08, 2007 | By PHIL BOYUM | Life


It's all about the beans - local business man shares his passion about coffee

With all the coffee shops that have been cropping up around Statesboro, one would think there isn't room for another. But at Ogeechee River Coffee Company, a self-professed coffee geek is locally roasting and preparing coffee to satisfy the discerning tastes of his customers and himself.

October 01, 2007 | By PHIL BOYUM | Life


Blind Willie McTell becomes Statesboro’s second Legend in the Arts

The Statesboro Arts Council named their second Legend in the Arts during a ceremony held at the Averitt Center. Blind Willie McTell was inducted into the local "hall of fame," and an exhibition was opened in the Legend's Gallery in his honor Thursday evening.

September 24, 2007 | By PHIL BOYUM | Life


Statesboro teen embraces her place in the spotlight as advocate for cancer

Madison Merrifield is definitely not the typical freshman at Statesboro High School. She was first diagnosed with cancer at the age of eight. Then the second time at 10. Then the third time at 11.

September 19, 2007 | By PHIL BOYUM | Life


GSU grad enjoys working with Junior

Some say he has the best job in sports.

September 10, 2007 | By ALEX PELLEGRINO | Life


Averitt Center offers dance, drawing classes, begins its fall season

The easels are lined up, the dance floor is down and the piano is tuned. It's time to sign up for the Averitt Center for the Arts' fall season of community instructional programming.

September 02, 2007 | By PHIL BOYUM pboyum@statesboroherald.com | Life


First day of school across Bulloch in pictures

Bulloch County public school students navigated the recent projects at Nevils Elementary, Statesboro High and Southeast Bulloch, upon their return to school Wednesday.

August 19, 2007 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life


British soccer coaches share love of game

The world knows it as "The Beautiful Game." It stirs passions around the globe as fans from Brazil to Germany to South Korea follow their teams with devotion usually reserved for the devoutly religious. The game is soccer.

August 12, 2007 | By LUKE MARTIN | Life


Eastern Heights Baptist gets help

It seems whenever the construction mission team from First Baptist Church in Barnwell, S.C., visits a location, they pick up members for their next mission trip.

August 07, 2007 | By LUKE MARTIN | Life


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Aw, geez, 'Fargo' is on TV

NEW YORK - After failed attempts and broken dreams, by golly, someone went and put "Fargo" on series TV.

April 16, 2014 | | Life


Celebrating the arts for 32 years

While anyone can be artistic anytime, anywhere, Georgia Southern University's annual ArtsFest provides a very public outlet for spontaneous creation.

April 13, 2014 | Photos by SCOTT BRYANT sbryant@statesboroherald.com | Life


Wal-Mart and Wild Oats unveil cheaper organic line

NEW YORK - Wal-Mart is using its massive size to drive down the price of organic food items from tomato paste to chicken broth to make them more affordable for its low-income customers.

April 11, 2014 | By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO AP Retail Writer | Life


At-home mothers on the rise, new research shows

NEW YORK - The rising cost of child care is among likely reasons for a rise in the number of women staying home full-time with their children, according to a new Pew Research Center report released Tuesday.

April 10, 2014 | By LEANNE ITALIE Associated Press | Life


2014 Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards

The 26th Annual Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards, like the 25 before them, spotlighted Bulloch County residents who do many things for other people simply because that's what they want to do.

April 07, 2014 | Photos by SCOTT BRYANT sbryant@statesboroherald.com | Life


Statesboro Youth Chorale now raising money for trip to NYC

Every performer dreams of performing at Carnegie Hall.

March 30, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Life


Twin City Historic District listed on National Register

The Twin City Historic District was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on Feb. 8.

March 30, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Life


Eagles ace the field at Schenkel

On March 16, for the first time ever, the Georgia Southern Eagles won their home golf tournament, the Schenkel Invitational, held at Forest Heights Country Club.

March 23, 2014 | Photos by SCOTT BRYANT sbryant@statesboroherald.com | Life


Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

February 28, 2014 | | Life


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