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Basketball and the CRCT

All Bulloch County public schools recently completed the CRCT exams. The standardized tests are administered each year near the end of April and can determine if a child advances to another grade or even if an entire school makes the "Adequate Yearly Progress" list. In other words – there's lots of pressure on everyone in every school.

May 02, 2009 | | Life


Cantering to college

Portal High School senior Amanda Pope has been riding horses all her life, and recently, found a way to make that lifelong love of horses pay off.

April 26, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Deen Day Smith: Coffee and camaraderie

Following last Tuesday evening's 21st Annual Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards banquet, a coffee was held for all 2009 award recipients and past recipients, as well. The event was held Wednesday at the Statesboro Inn.

April 18, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life




All for the children

While others headed for sandy beaches and sunshine, 10 Georgia Southern University students headed to San Pedro Sula, Honduras during Spring Break March 14-21.

April 04, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Ben Franklin exhibit opens at GSU library

To show off their new facilities, the Zach S. Henderson Library at Georgia Southern is hosting a national traveling exhibition that examines and celebrates the life of one of America's most prominent and interesting Founding Fathers.

March 21, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Life


L.A. Waters sales associate has talent for illustrations

When a local furniture sales associate and artist traveled to Metter to help a customer with her furniture, he had no idea what the fruits of his labor would be.

March 14, 2009 | By EDDIE LEDBETTER | Life


Statesboro choirs bring songs and celebration

Singing is in the air as the first day of spring approaches; however it's not from the birds, but a group of local choirs making music at a church on Fair Road.

March 07, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Life


Dr. Michael Guido - A life to remember

Friends and others touched by the minister reflect on the life of 'The Sower.'

February 28, 2009 | From staff reports | Life


Bulloch's own Antiques Road Show

Members of the Bulloch County Historical Society - as well as a guest or two - shared some of their treasured antiques during a recent meeting held at RJ's Steaks and Seafood.

February 21, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Closing the Den’s doors at SHS

On Saturday night, Statesboro played its last regular season home games in the waning moments of a gym with 45 years of basketball history.

February 15, 2009 | By CHAD BISHOP | Life


Soldier Portraits - Exhibition on display at GSU Center for Art & Theatre

"Soldier Portraits," an exhibition of photographs by Savannah artist Ellen Susan, will be on view at the Georgia Southern University Center for Art & Theatre now through March 12. The public is invited to attend all exhibition and gallery events free of charge.

January 31, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Life


Langston Chapel’s Holly Lloyd teaches ‘gift’ of music

It's 9:30 a.m. on a Wednesday morning at Langston Chapel Middle School. In the band room, music teacher Holly Lloyd is going through the song "Crater Lake" with her students.

January 24, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Life


An arthritis water workout

When people think of Mill Creek Park, a number of things come to mind: sports fields, Splash in the Boro, the pavilion, even the walking path. But under the dome, in the warmth of the therapy pool, the Bulloch Recreation Department now offers an afternoon water exercise program for arthritis sufferers.

January 18, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Life


The crown of service for one Boro woman

A childhood of beauty pageants and a heart of gold led a Statesboro woman to an international title and the opportunity to represent Georgia and the United States while promoting volunteerism.

January 03, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


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Articles by Section - Life


'Prayers from Fiji'

The Murkisons' story began on a regular December night in 2011.

November 23, 2014 | By JASON WERMERS | Life


Yes, Virginia, there is a pine tree with your name on it

Question: What is the Virginia pine? I just received my Market Bulletin and see that numerous Christmas tree farms grow it.

November 16, 2014 | Georgia Department of Agriculture Special to the Herald | Life


3 effects divorce has on your kids

I am a child of divorce. As a kid, I struggled internally with the divorce for one reason - I was no longer going to see my father every day. But, young as I was, I understood my mother and father were better at being friends, and my parents managed to give me and my sister a wonderful childhood. I hold no resentment. However, not all children understand and deal with divorce very well.

November 16, 2014 | Marya Bitsko Deseret News | Life


Local fraternal groups honor veterans

American Legion Auxiliary, Post 90 in Statesboro and Woodmen of the World, Chapter 158, joined with Alpha Delta Kappa, Honorary Teachers Sorority, to provide gifts to veterans at the VA Hospital in Dublin.

November 16, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Life


A Statesboro veteran's memories of flight

As a veteran, I.W. Spence is in an unusual category, but having served means a lot to him and he has maintained a lifelong interest in all things military. This explains why he recently flew aboard a 70-year-old military plane - despite not having the opportunity to jump out.

November 09, 2014 | Al Hackle | Life


How Charlie Brown saved Halloween

Whether it's trick-or-treating, decorating sugar cookies or watching scary movies, almost everyone has a favorite Halloween tradition or two. It's a holiday that is celebrated around the world, albeit with some pretty major differences.

November 02, 2014 | Deseret News Special to the Herald | Life


How to pick a college? Data crunchers may help

WASHINGTON - For many high school seniors, fall means deciding where to apply for college and maybe visiting a guidance counselor. Data crunchers hope to help.

November 02, 2014 | The Associated Press Special to the Herald | Life


What goes bump in the Boro

Nobody knows how to build up to Halloween quite like we do here in Statesboro. With ghost tours, zombie runs, parading pumpkins and costumed canines, it's been one celebration after another all week. Enjoy these pictures from various Halloween happenings around town.

November 02, 2014 | From staff reports | Life


Facebook takes stand against pages for babies

A good portion of the more than 1 billion active Facebook accounts bear the name of a person who can't even walk yet.

October 26, 2014 | Deseret News Special to the Herald | Life


Taking the scare out of the cost of Halloween

Halloween is never really Halloween without a dose of sheer fright tossed into the brew.

October 26, 2014 | Deseret News Special to the Herald | Life


"Fair-well!" to the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair

Now that the 2014 Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair is over, here are some photos to help you relive the week that was. And judging by the attendance, many of you were there at least once.

October 26, 2014 | From staff reports | Life


Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

February 28, 2014 | | Life


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