Bo Smith could have spent this week hanging out with friends playing sports or video games at his home in Valdosta.
When flames engulfed 97-year-old Lawrence Baptist Church in July of last year, many onlookers felt as if a part of their own lives had been burned away. Most of the old church was constructed of highly flammable pine, and after lightning struck its steeple, there was very little anyone could do to stop the blaze. While firefighters protected the nearby Fellowship Hall and Youth Building, members of the congregation looked on with horror and sadness as the sanctuary burned to the ground.
My little black book has many important numbers in it, but one that I cherish the most in the summertime is listed under the C's. It's filed as CORN. Each year, in the latter part of June, I call the canning plant in Emanuel County and make my annual pilgrimage to Twin City to put up corn for the year.
One hundred pilots in 50 planes representing each of the 50 states, all leaving from the same place, will race around the United States in what is being billed as The Great Air Race beginning in early August.
For the past 50 years, his rich, soothing voice has offered inspiration - and often, salvation - to people all over the world. Dr. Michael Guido's "Seeds from the Sower" are broadcast and published worldwide to over 200 million people, and it all originates from the peaceful and beautiful Guido Gardens and Evangelistic Studios in the heart of Metter.
Winter, summer, spring or fall - no matter the season, the six garden clubs in Bulloch County are busy.
In the early hours of Tuesday, November 28, 2006, Emit Grove Baptist Church was dealt a hard blow -– their beloved 114-year-old building was severely damaged by fire.
It is dry. Very dry. So dry that the new leaves on the holly trees at Sandhill have rolled into tight brown spirals that make them look like miniature cigars. They disintegrate into fine powder when pressed between my thumb and index finger.
When the final bell sounds on the last day of school this year, 800 years of experience will walk out the doors of Bulloch County Schools. Thirty teachers, administrators and staff will retire at the end of this school year.
"... since the days of our founding, our nation has been called to prayer. That's exactly what our first President did, George Washington. "It's the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and to humbly implore His protection and favor."
Register Baptist Church will be celebrating 100 years of worship and fellowship Sunday with a special centennial service.
Editor's note: This article is part of "The Ten Today," a series by Deseret News National that examines the Ten Commandments in modern society. This story explores the first commandment: "I am the LORD thy God ... thou shalt have no other gods before me." Deseret News National provides journalism focused on family and faith. Look for more stories from Deseret News National to appear in statesboroherald.com and in the print edition of the Statesboro Herald.
NEW YORK - After failed attempts and broken dreams, by golly, someone went and put "Fargo" on series TV.
While anyone can be artistic anytime, anywhere, Georgia Southern University's annual ArtsFest provides a very public outlet for spontaneous creation.
NEW YORK - Wal-Mart is using its massive size to drive down the price of organic food items from tomato paste to chicken broth to make them more affordable for its low-income customers.
NEW YORK - The rising cost of child care is among likely reasons for a rise in the number of women staying home full-time with their children, according to a new Pew Research Center report released Tuesday.
The 26th Annual Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards, like the 25 before them, spotlighted Bulloch County residents who do many things for other people simply because that's what they want to do.
Every performer dreams of performing at Carnegie Hall.
The Twin City Historic District was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on Feb. 8.
On March 16, for the first time ever, the Georgia Southern Eagles won their home golf tournament, the Schenkel Invitational, held at Forest Heights Country Club.
Man of the Decade
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