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Burke, Li receive academic honor

Dr. Marty Waters, principal of Statesboro High School, announced this week that Madeline Burke and Jeffrey Li have been named Commended Students in the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, will be presented by the principal to these scholastically talented seniors.

November 13, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Life


Mr. Whitaker’s Octave

In Brent Whitaker's advanced chorus at Southeast Bulloch High School, musical scores aren't the only place you'll find an octave, as eight of his students have been named to the prestigious All-State Chorus, the state's musical showcase of Georgia's best student vocalists.

November 13, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Life


A tale of horror and healing

Within 15 minutes, a woman's life that had been filled with light and love turned dark and dour. What happened to Jenny Lynn Martin Anderson more than 20 years ago is something no woman should ever have to endure. The gentle soul born and raised in Bulloch County, who had lived in nothing but Southern sunshine all her life, was introduced to stark cold evil when a man forced her into a hotel room at knifepoint and told her he was going to rape her.

November 13, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Life


Couponing mom shares money-saving secrets

As a young mother on a budget, Jenny Martin learned to cash in on the savings available by clipping grocery store coupons.

November 13, 2011 | By RUTH RAGLAND Special to the Herald | Life


Sneathen named to state student advisory council

Recently, the Georgia Department of Education released the names of 50 students who were selected to serve on the state superintendent's Student Advisory Council.

November 06, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Life


Yellow Jackets go green

The Southeast Bulloch Middle School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Chapter is hosting its fourth annual telephone book recycling drive through November 11. Held in partnership with Keep Bulloch Beautiful, last year the students collected 3,451 old telephone books, keeping them out of local landfills and allowing tons of paper to be recycled.

October 28, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Life


Screven kicker named homecoming queen

Screven County High's Jessica Markovcic must really love a good challenge.

October 16, 2011 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Life


Mill Creek Elementary remembers Guernsey

More than 75 friends, family and co-workers gathered September 29 at Mill Creek Elementary School for a memorial tree planting service to remember the school's former nurse, Mary Ann Guernsey. Guernsey served MCES for 11 years, and she passed away March 30, 2011, from cancer. Nurses with Bulloch County Schools and Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE), from the Statesboro Regional Sexual Assault Center (SRSAC), donated the 8-foot Crape Myrtle Tree and the accompanying monument in her memory.

October 09, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Life


Dancing with the Statesboro Stars

Personalities from the local community paired with professional dancers to raise money for Safe Haven of Statesboro, an organization that helps victims of domestic violence and their children throughout Bulloch and surrounding counties. The Thursday night event was sold out and raised more than $10,000 for Safe Haven.

October 09, 2011 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life


Back to the basics

A Screven County family hopes a centennial farm that already has provided a lifetime of memories can drum up a few more this fall.

October 02, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Life


Kiwanis helps support deaf/hard of hearing

The Kiwanis Club of Statesboro made a $1,000 donation to Bulloch County Schools' Deaf and Hard of Hearing (D/HH) program during its regular meeting Sept. 15.

September 25, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Life


A flight for life helps save Portal boy

A leisurely utility vehicle ride turned into a horrific medical emergency recently for a Portal family.

September 25, 2011 | By TODD C. SHANKS Special to the Herald | Life


A parent’s involvement leaving a legacy in Bulloch schools

In the midst of developing educational hallway themes for Bulloch County's newest museum-like schools, a parent has become invaluable in bringing the district's vision and curriculum to life.

September 18, 2011 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Life


Van Tassell wins International Media Award

Whitt Van Tassell, a freshman at Statesboro High School, has received an "Excellence in Media Production" Award from the International Student Media Festival's pre-event panel of judges. Winners from across the United States and their work will be honored during the International Student Media Festival (ISMF) in Jacksonville, Fla., Nov. 10-12.

September 17, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Life


Visiting local farms

A trip through Bulloch County back roads to a remote farm, a visit to a fertilizer company and a stop at a small local grist, cane and sawmill was followed by lunch and a display of tractors Thursday as the Statesboro Kiwanis Club and Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce combined their annual farm tours for the first time.

September 11, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


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Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: Who has the spiritual authority in your life?

In many - perhaps most - families, parents and children often find themselves in conflict, sometimes seriously so. It's normal for children, often beginning at a ...

May 22, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Homeschooled children shouldn't be micromanaged

Q: I homeschool my three children, ages are 8, 6 and 5. The older two have a very poor attitude about doing schoolwork, especially math ...

May 22, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Bulloch County affected by cross section of rivers

Note: The following is the conclusion of a series of columns exploring use of rivers in the early history of Georgia and Bulloch County.

May 22, 2016 | | Life


On Aging: The good news for seniors

The good news for and about senior citizens is that there are a lot of us, both in raw numbers and as a proportion of ...

May 22, 2016 | | Life


Trinity students learn wise choices

Trinity Christian School recently hosted a presentation by some of the state's leading public safety and law enforcement officials in the school's auditorium.

May 22, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Parents should set clear parameters for pot-smoking son

Q: I caught my 16-year-old smoking pot. I took everything from him and told him that the next time I catch him, he's out ...

May 08, 2016 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: Jesus loved and honored his mother

"When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple whom he loved standing nearby, he said to his mother, 'Woman, behold, your son!' Then he said ...

May 08, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Steamboats begin to take over the Oconee River

Note: The following is part of a series of columns exploring use of rivers in the early history of Georgia and Bulloch County.

May 08, 2016 | | Life


On Aging: The coming crisis in health care

The health care system in the United States is broken. Regardless of the merits or lack thereof of the Affordable Care Act, core issues have ...

May 08, 2016 | | Life


Kathy Bradley: Cutting back the rosemary

I hated to do it. It hurt my heart. I stood there and stared for the longest time, handsaw held in one gloved grip and ...

May 01, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Perfectionism in children usually levels off with age

Q: Whenever my 4-year-old son tries something new, he becomes very frustrated if he has any difficulty at all. This happens when practicing numbers, letters ...

May 01, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Altamaha River proves difficult to navigate for boats

Note: The following is part of a series of columns exploring use of rivers in the early history of Georgia and Bulloch County.

May 01, 2016 | | Life


Fun with the Family with Julie Lavender: Enjoy May blossoms and blessings

It's almost time for the last school bell to sound, waving goodbye to teachers and students and tests and classrooms for yet another year ...

May 01, 2016 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: Allow God to get his Word in

In our world, opinions come from all over. Just ask a question, and you'll get someone to let you know what they think, and ...

May 01, 2016 | | Life


Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

February 28, 2014 | | Life


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