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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 address a gathering of local pediatricians. Two weeks prior to the address, my contact called to inform me that the medical center's behavioral health unit had put up such a fuss over my planned talk to the pediatricians that the center had decided to cancel it.

December 03, 2017 | | Life


Annual Turkey Trot brings out runners of all ages, skills

Runners lined the streets for the annual Statesboro Turkey Trot 5K on Nov. 18. A major fundraising event for the Bulloch County Foundation for Public Education, the event is held each year in downtown Statesboro on the Saturday before Thanksgiving.

November 26, 2017 | Photos by SCOTT BRYANT | staff | 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 into napkin holders. The broom sedge or cotton stalks or whatever I've foraged from the fields around the house staked into vases and pitchers and crocks.

November 26, 2017 | By Kathy Bradley | 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


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 people's wrongdoing, rather than the encouragement of proper behavior. The truth of her comments is clear.

November 26, 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 squat down to eye level with said child. Supposedly, this submissive posture is a means of demonstrating respect for the child while, at the same time, avoiding any implication that the child must pay attention and obey because the adult is bigger.

November 26, 2017 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: Home — For them

"Home" is a word rich with meaning for many - perhaps most - of us seniors. It is rooted in a world that was typically small-town and rural before this country urbanized and its people became mobile in pursuit of careers or dreams of careers. The change since the middle of the 20th century is revolutionary in its impact, but "home" still has a hold on heads and hearts.

November 19, 2017 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Bulloch loses Canoe to Emanuel, then Candler Co.

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

November 19, 2017 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: 'Sass-buckets' need not apply here

Q: Our 8-year-old has suddenly developed a very sassy mouth. She picked this up from a new neighborhood friend who speaks to her mother in a very disrespectful tone, like she's the girl's servant. There are no other girls this age in the neighborhood, so I hesitate to put a stop to the relationship but at the same time I want to nip this new skill in the bud before it becomes habit. Do you have any suggestions?

November 19, 2017 | | Life


Georgia Southern's Elaris Duo releases second recording

Music is the universal language of mankind. It is indeed a language spoken eloquently and fluently by Drs. Steven and Larisa Elisha, who are internationally acclaimed soloists, clinicians and chamber musicians, known together as the Elaris Duo. Most recently, they are celebrating their second CD release at MSR Classics. Entitled "Duo Virtuoso II – Works for Violin and Cello by Honeggar, Ravel and Schulhoff," the recording embraces the spontaneity and thrill of a live performance.

November 12, 2017 | By LAUREN PORTER | Special to the Herald | Life


Shall we gather at the river?

The sun has not yet cracked the tree line. Its blush is just beginning to show when I step out onto the front porch to gauge the day. The air is close and the bird song is clear. Whatever I hear, see, feel today, I will hear, see, feel sharply. This much I know.

November 12, 2017 | By Kathy Bradley | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Troy, Leesville, Sunbright — and finally, Brooklet

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

November 12, 2017 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Classic autism not a mental disorder

Q: In the school district where I used to teach, I attended many meetings concerning children with special needs. Many of the kids in question were said to be "on the [autism] spectrum." In 15 years I witnessed the number of supposedly autistic children go from practically zero to enough to fill a special education class at almost every one of our 30-plus schools. A good number of these children were eventually mainstreamed into my class, and I felt then and even more strongly now that they were wrongly diagnosed. I can only think of two kids who in my ...

November 12, 2017 | | Life


Freedom tour brings history to life

History came to life at the Statesboro-Bulloch County Airport this week as vintage bombers and other planes landed for flight tours and display. The Wings of Freedom Tour was hosted by the Collings Foundation, and featured aircraft from World War II.

November 05, 2017 | Photos by SCOTT BRYANT | staff | Life


Barber — Middleton

Shelly Nettles Barber and Shannon Keith Middleton were united in marriage on the evening of Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017. Surrounded by close family and friends, the celebration took place at The Belle House in Statesboro.

November 05, 2017 | | Life


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Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: College: No high school visits needed

Q: Our 17-year-old daughter wants to begin visiting colleges. She's a high school junior this year and this is when the college visitations begin ...

December 31, 2017 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Several stories lurk behind naming of Hopeulikit

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

December 31, 2017 | | Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: Year in review: My top 5 restaurant experiences

On this final day of 2017, I've decided to take a look back at my best dining experiences of the year and share them ...

December 31, 2017 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: Making resolutions

The new year is upon us. For some, it is the time for making resolutions to change bad habits or character traits or to launch ...

December 31, 2017 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: Jesus: He comes to make his blessings flow

The sin of Adam and Eve in the garden of Eden brought a curse on not only men and women, but on nature itself.

December 24, 2017 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Discipline: Nothing new under the sun

Q: My parents recently told me that my husband and I are letting our toddler run our family and that it's becoming increasingly uncomfortable ...

December 24, 2017 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Postmaster general names early Bulloch town 'Gnat'

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

December 24, 2017 | | Life


Mermaids, Christmas and Amazon Prime

Chambless is 5. Her future career goals include being a mermaid. At a recent Georgia Southern football game, she excitedly noted that all of the ...

December 24, 2017 | By Kathy Bradley | Life


TMT Farms: Lighting up the holidays

TMT Farms hosts thousands each holiday season - thousands of people eager to enjoy the Christmas light display and feel the magic of the holidays.

December 24, 2017 | Photos by SCOTT BRYANT | staff | Life


Hot meals and warm hugs

The effects of Hurricane Irma were widespread at an unprecedented level, with the entire states of Florida and Georgia experiencing her wrath. In Statesboro and ...

September 17, 2017 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Life


Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

May 04, 2017 | | Life


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