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Portal High School valedictorian Skarleth Delfin-Uscanga

Skarleth Delfin-Uscanga overcame tremendous obstacles to achieve her graduating class' highest academic honor. First, at age six she immigrated to America with her parents and settled in Portal. Though already reading and writing in her native language, she did not speak English. Second, as a sophomore, she became a single mother and had to take on a part-time job to help provide for her infant son. Each of these challenges tested her, but with determination and constant encouragement and support from her parents, she's a testament to perseverance.

May 27, 2012 | | Life


Trinity Christian School valedictorian Anne Tanner Murray

Since beginning her education as a kindergartner at Trinity Christian School, Anne Tanner Murray has done a lot of helping herself, making near perfect marks in every class thrown her way.

May 27, 2012 | | Life


Southeast Bulloch High School valedictorian Joseph Strickland

Joseph Strickland has ambition and a passion for learning. He's not afraid to work and has the willingness to go through what's necessary to achieve academically.

May 27, 2012 | | Life


A night with local stars

The Averitt Center celebrated its local stars at the first Emma Awards on Friday night. Cast members of the 2011-2012 Averitt STARs Community Theater productions were nominated for the awards in five categories. The winners are as follows:

May 20, 2012 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life


Right on target

As she slowly, confidently stretches tight a chord on her competition-style recurve bow - which seems more an extension of her body than inanimate object - and stands poised to fire, it is difficult to know for sure the thoughts that pass through Linda Stephens' mind.

May 13, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Life


Wild West in the Boro

The Statesboro Kiwanis Second Annual Rodeo brought in a crowd of about 7,000 from April 27 to 28.

May 06, 2012 | Scott Bryant | Life


Book Review

New York Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey is on top of the world today. As of this week, he's been one of the best hurlers in Major League Baseball over the past year.

May 06, 2012 | Eddie Ledbetter | Life


Kiwanis Club volunteers help out at Special Olympics

The Statesboro Kiwanis Rodeo may be over, but local club members aren't slowing down.

April 29, 2012 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Life


Audio introduction of the 2012 Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards

Listen to Statesboro Herald president Joe McGlamery's introduction to the 2012 Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Award recipients.

April 26, 2012 | | Life


Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

April 25, 2012 | | Life


Ray Hendley

Recipients of the Statesboro Herald Humanitarian of the Year Award are those persons who provide a wide range of service to the community. It recognizes those whose service and commitment goes above and beyond the normal standards as they make a difference in the lives of others.

April 25, 2012 | | Life


Horace Harrell

This recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award is both a hands-on servant leader and a man with the vision to dream of things not yet realized.

April 25, 2012 | | Life


Ralph Andrews

This Lifetime Achievement Award goes to one with an exceptionally long history of serving others.

April 25, 2012 | | Life


Chris Yaughn

What started out as a desire of a young family to become foster parents led to the founding of an organization named Fostering Families Bulloch. Chris Yaughn and his wife Kim realized as they began the process of becoming foster parents that there was a great need for supporting existing foster parents and for children already in the fostering system. Chris started small: cookouts for foster parents in his home, outings for foster children to the Kiwanis Fair. One of Chris' major projects has been the creation of a Clothes Closet. Many times children are displaced in the middle of ...

April 25, 2012 | | Life


Justin Unkel

Justin Unkel is a young man with a history of addiction. Today, he works every day to overcome many obstacles on his way to a better life. As a result of his addiction, Justin lost his driver's license and now makes his way everywhere he goes on his bike. Part of his sentence was community service at Pineland Mental Health. He was so impressive in his work there that he was offered a permanent part time position. One of the ways he is regaining his dignity and self-respect is by working to help others. Last May, Justin rode his ...

April 25, 2012 | | Life


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Articles by Section - Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: 4 fresh ways to enjoy sweet Georgia peaches

The familiar taste of a ripe, sweet Georgia peach is the ultimate flavor of summertime. Nothing beats biting into the fuzzy, soft fruit and hearing ...

July 31, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Medication will not change child's misbehavior

Q: Our son is a rising second-grader at a private school. Last year, his behavior was often disruptive and sometimes even downright defiant - problems his ...

July 31, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Traffic, commerce continues to grow on the Savannah River

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

July 31, 2016 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: 'Dread disease'

The term "dread disease" is not used much anymore. It once was common and applied to disastrous diseases that spread rapidly, caused great suffering and ...

July 31, 2016 | | Life


Out with summer, in with school

All 15 Bulloch County Schools campuses held their open house events for students to meet their new teachers Thursday evening. Teachers have been back at ...

July 31, 2016 | Scott Bryant | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Commonsense rules for taking kids to restaurants

The Wall Street Journal recently interviewed Daniel Eddy, a New York City chef, on how to have a mutually successful experience with a young child ...

July 24, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Army Corps helps navigation above Augusta on the Savannah River

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

July 24, 2016 | | Life


Kathy Bradley: Heat to boiling

It is so hot. So hot that, by 7:30 in morning, the basil on the deck droops like little green flags on a windless ...

July 24, 2016 | | Life


Atlanta Ballet

The Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education's Summer Intensive for intermediate ballet students was held at Georgia Southern University June 11–22, where dancers ...

July 24, 2016 | Scott Bryant | Life


Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

February 28, 2014 | | Life


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