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Ben Franklin exhibit opens at GSU library

To show off their new facilities, the Zach S. Henderson Library at Georgia Southern is hosting a national traveling exhibition that examines and celebrates the life of one of America's most prominent and interesting Founding Fathers.

March 21, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Life


L.A. Waters sales associate has talent for illustrations

When a local furniture sales associate and artist traveled to Metter to help a customer with her furniture, he had no idea what the fruits of his labor would be.

March 14, 2009 | By EDDIE LEDBETTER | Life


Statesboro choirs bring songs and celebration

Singing is in the air as the first day of spring approaches; however it's not from the birds, but a group of local choirs making music at a church on Fair Road.

March 07, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Life


Dr. Michael Guido - A life to remember

Friends and others touched by the minister reflect on the life of 'The Sower.'

February 28, 2009 | From staff reports | Life


Bulloch's own Antiques Road Show

Members of the Bulloch County Historical Society - as well as a guest or two - shared some of their treasured antiques during a recent meeting held at RJ's Steaks and Seafood.

February 21, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Closing the Den’s doors at SHS

On Saturday night, Statesboro played its last regular season home games in the waning moments of a gym with 45 years of basketball history.

February 15, 2009 | By CHAD BISHOP | Life


Soldier Portraits - Exhibition on display at GSU Center for Art & Theatre

"Soldier Portraits," an exhibition of photographs by Savannah artist Ellen Susan, will be on view at the Georgia Southern University Center for Art & Theatre now through March 12. The public is invited to attend all exhibition and gallery events free of charge.

January 31, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Life


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


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Articles by Section - Life


African diaspora gives back from afar

The idea came to TMS Ruge one evening in September while at home in New York, skimming Twitter for stories on Ebola. A native of Uganda who grew up in East Africa and the U.S., Ruge was struck that much of the coverage depicted Africans only as victims. Little mention was made of their potential role in wiping out the deadly epidemic.

December 14, 2014 | Kimberly Curtis Deseret News | Life


Door to door: Following one food donation, from giver to receiver

Correction: The byline in the print version of this article said the author was Kimberly Curtis. The article's author is actually Lane Anderson. The editor apologizes for this mistake and hopes to avoid future occurrences of inaccuracy.

December 14, 2014 | Lane Anderson Deseret News | Life


A cemetery apart

"The Colored Folks Cemetery," as a deed from 1903 describes it, is a smaller, privately maintained cemetery behind the city of Statesboro's publicly maintained Eastside Cemetery.

December 14, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Life


Avoid the approaching 'Holiday Overwhelm'

In the human version of "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," Jim Carrey as the Grinch shares these symbolic stresses in his busy holiday schedule: "Even if I wanted to go, my schedule wouldn't allow it. Four o'clock, wallow in self-pity; 4:30, stare into the abyss; 5:00, solve world hunger, tell no one. 5:30, Jazzercize. 6:30, dinner with me. I can't cancel that again. 7:00, wrestle with my self-loathing; I'm booked. Of course, if I bump the loathing to 9 I could still be done in time to lay in bed, stare ...

December 07, 2014 | Connie Sokol Deseret News | Life


How holiday shoppers are getting smarter

NEW YORK - Shoppers are getting smarter.

December 07, 2014 | Anne D'Innocenzio The Associated Press | Life


Legacy of the land

Sleek cattle graze contentedly in well-kept pastures. Dust rises in clouds as tractors till the fields, Grandchildren hunt, fish and ride horses on property that has been in Portal farmer Jimmy Skrine's family for decades, and the 73-year-old takes an active role in operating the farm that has been his life for over 60 years.

December 07, 2014 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Life


And the last Thanksgiving thank-you goes to: helium

NEW YORK - It'll never rank up there with turkey and pumpkin pie, but for millions of Americans the Thanksgiving experience just wouldn't be the same without ... helium.

November 30, 2014 | The Associated Press | Life


Sad music may help winter blues

BERLIN, Germany - Listening to sad music while feeling down may seem like it could make matters worse, but it actually elicits positive emotions, according to a recent study.

November 30, 2014 | Natalie Crofts Deseret News | Life


Winter is coming. Be prepared.

Mention winterizing a house to most homeowners and the knee jerk responses are bound to begin flying: Time consuming, expensive, unnecessary.

November 30, 2014 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Life


Club celebrates 55 years of community, conversation — and coffee

With the median age of this group of distinguished gentlemen teetering around 75, the "10:30 Coffee Club" just celebrated 55 years of togetherness.

November 30, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Life


'Prayers from Fiji'

The Murkisons' story began on a regular December night in 2011.

November 23, 2014 | By JASON WERMERS | Life


Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

February 28, 2014 | | Life


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