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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


An artful exit

Art created by seniors in Georgia Southern University's Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art was on display all last week in the downstairs gallery of the Center for Art and Theatre. The Bachelor of Fine Arts Senior Exhibition held a closing reception on Friday for all the artists and the public.

December 28, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Life


Best Photos of 2008

How do you tell the story of 2008 in five pictures?

December 27, 2008 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life


Shopping Videos Make Headlines

Watch the holiday gift videos here

December 22, 2008 | Tim Webb | Life


A holiday tradition – Lighting Sweetheart Circle

The traditional Holiday Lighting of Sweetheart Circle attracted students and faculty of Georgia Southern university as well as community members as president Bruce Grube and his wife, Kathryn, flipped the switch to illuminate the grounds.

December 22, 2008 | Scott Bryant | Life


Farm Family of the Year

Most farmers can tell you the main reason they farm; it's in the blood. The phrase "family farm" means a great deal to Alan and Stacy Spence, brothers who farm together and whose family was chosen as the 2008 Farm Family of the Year by the Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce agribusiness committee.

December 14, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Festival of trees in photos

Georgia Southern University hopes to raise $3,000 for the local Toys for Tots campaign through a raffle of 10 elaborately decorated trees and four wreaths. Toys for Tots will give toys and goods to children of qualifying families for Christmas.

December 07, 2008 | | Life


Anne Frank: A History for Today

The Holocaust during World War II was possibly the single most horrific undertaking by a Western government in the 20th Century with its most famous victim a teenage German Jew who wanted nothing more than to become a famous journalist.

November 30, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Life


The longest 8 seconds

The 1994 movie "8 Seconds" announced the rise of the sport of bull riding, and here in Statesboro there is another rider trying to hang on for eight seconds as he practices his technique in nearby Ludowici.

November 23, 2008 | Phil Boyum | Life


Learning from a tragedy

A party. Four drinks. A bad decision. Two lives lost.

November 09, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


A view of the world through hungry eyes

Inside the Georgia Southern University Russell Union ballroom Monday, 15 students sat at tables covered in linen, dining on herb-encrusted chicken and potatoes on china, with water goblets and iced tea, salad, and a decadent dessert. Butter and a basket of bread accompanied their repast.

October 26, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Serving our soldiers - Military mom mails troops care packages

"It's my little thing I can do from here to help," she said.

October 12, 2008 | By JENNY MILLER | Life


Stompin' up a good time - Grape Stomp Festival at Meinhardt draws crowd

People of all ages found something to enjoy at the Grape Stomp Festival at Meinhardt Vineyards & Winery Saturday. Whether it was taking a hay ride, stomping grapes, sipping a glass of wine and munching on cheese, or swinging by the waterfall and listening to live music - the festival featured something for all who attended.

October 05, 2008 | By ARAINA REAVES | Life


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Articles by Section - Life


For the love of the music

Being an award-winning musician is quite an accomplishment for anyone, but for Statesboro's Chyann Rose Hoyle, being 15 and having cystic fibrosis makes it an even sweeter achievement.

October 19, 2014 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Life


GSU trombonist earns international acclaim

Nineteen-year-old Christian "Eric" Spencer loves to play his trombone - now.

October 19, 2014 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Life


Consumer Q's for mid-autumn

Question: I may be just imagining this, but are the colors of my flowers and rose blooms brighter and richer in the fall? They seem to be.

October 12, 2014 | Georgia Department of Agriculture Special to the Herald | Life


Modern art exhibit features real moms

BENTONVILLE, Ark. - The first thing you encounter at a new contemporary art show at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is the "Mom Booth," where a woman in an apron sits at a table.

October 12, 2014 | The Associated Press | Life


Debate over the right to die

In her September 2012 wedding picture, available online, Brittany Maynard looks young, vibrant and happy, as she also does in a candid shot relaxing at her home in San Francisco with Charley, her dog.

October 12, 2014 | Deseret News | Life


Turpentine gets time to shine

Portal's annual time to shine, which rolls around the first Saturday of October, celebrates the town's rich agricultural heritage.

October 12, 2014 | From staff reports | Life


Stars light up the night

Once again, the annual Dancing with the Statesboro Stars fundraiser for Safe Haven of Statesboro packed the Georgia Southern University Performing Arts Center on Thursday, Oct. 2.

October 06, 2014 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life


'Gone With the Wind,' 75 years later

The Associated Press

September 28, 2014 | The Associated Press | Life


A Statesboro girl's wish comes true

When Dawn Garrigus' parents and doctor approached her about taking advantage of her Make-A-Wish eligibility, the 11-year-old Statesboro girl had a few, very specific wishes.

September 28, 2014 | By BRITTANI HOWELL | Life


Flu shots: What you should know

WASHINGTON - It's time for flu vaccines again. While the shot is important for the whole family, this year health officials have some different advice for different ages: Certain kids should opt for the ouchless nasal spray. Seniors, expect to get a new kind of pneumonia shot along with that flu jab.

September 28, 2014 | The Associated Press | Life


Checklist for fall garden care

You can see and feel the change of seasons. Fall color is starting to appear; pansies, mums and asters are in the garden center and your thoughts are turning to preparing your landscape for winter.

September 21, 2014 | By MELINDA MYERS Special to the Herald | Life


From the beat to the books

In a second-floor classroom inside the Carroll Building at Georgia Southern University, equipped with dimmed fluorescent lights and a projector, Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner holds a policing lecture class with about 25 students each Wednesday.

September 21, 2014 | By CASEY STODDARD Special to the Herald | Life


Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

February 28, 2014 | | Life


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