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Spiritual torch - Local minister shares faith at Beijing Olympics

The 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing were more than athletic competitions for Statesboro's Dr. Jerry Johnson - they were a spiritual experience.

September 28, 2008 | By ARAINA REAVES | Life


Music of the night - GSU music faculty share talents at annual showcase

Faculty members of the GSU Music Department took centerstage at the Performing Arts Center Tuesday for the annual faculty talent showcase.

September 21, 2008 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life


Get moving - Civic club donates new machines to Mill Creek walking trail

Mill Creek Regional Park has always been a place where exercise is the main focus, but now citizens will benefit from a gift a local civic club added to the park's walking trail.

September 14, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


'The Nutcracker' tradition - locals try out for annual production

The Statesboro Youth Ballet's fifth annual production of "The Nutcracker" held its first set of auditions at the Averitt Center for the Arts in the Emma Kelly Theatre in downtown Statesboro on Sunday.

August 31, 2008 | By EMILY EISENHART Special to the Herald | Life


An Olympic task — Darin Van Tassell in Beijing for 2008 games

When Darin Van Tassell was bypassed for the Georgia Southern head baseball coaching position following Jack Stallings' 1999 retirement it was a bitter disappointment.

August 24, 2008 | By MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Life


The Art of Cuisine - OTC program helps teach, train future chefs

For some, cooking isn't just another chore - it's an art. At least that's what Ogeechee Technical College instructor Chef Tony Pisacano says.

August 17, 2008 | By ARAINA REAVES | Life


Wet and ... fit? Water aerobics at Splash in the Boro attracts all ages

Exercisers of all ages have been attending water aerobics sessions held at Splash in the Boro.

August 10, 2008 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life


Dance, Dance, Dance - Atlanta Ballet summer program held at GSU

"Who's felt something they've never felt before? Who understood a concept they've never thought about before?"

August 03, 2008 | By EMILY EISENHART | Life


The Gift of Strength - Joseph's Home for Boys receives special donations

Bulging biceps, leaner bodies, and physical exercise as well as self-defense skills are all part of a recent surprise and an ongoing partnership that have made residents of Joseph's Home for Boys more health-minded.

July 27, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Bettering the Boro - Downtown Streetscape plans move forward

In the works for four years, the Downtown Streetscape project is nearing realization as the City of Statesboro secures a final agreement with the contractor.

July 20, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Life


Local youngsters go on an 'Eco-Adventure'

July 13, 2008 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life


End of an era - Tommy David ends term as OTC Board Chair

After many years of involvement on the Ogeechee Technical College Board of Directors, F. Tommy David presided over his final Board meeting at the College June 18. In honor of David's departure from the Board, David's long-time friend, and freelance writer, Ric Mandes, spent some time as David reminisced about his passion for technical education and Ogeechee Tech. The story follows…

July 09, 2008 | By RIC MANDES Special to the Herald | Life


A return to the skies - WWII veteran gets opportunity to fly B-24 once again

Some of Statesboro's more "seasoned" citizens may remember back in the early 1940's when a man named R. D. Bowen would "buzz" Statesboro during his basic training in the Air Force.

June 22, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Pure gold - Local Girl Scout wins prestigious award

On May 4, the Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia awarded four teens with the prestigious Girl Scout Gold Award during an awards ceremony at the Elks Lodge #183. One of these awards was given to Statesboro resident Ashlin Reid.

June 15, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Life


Learning to handle expectations, DeAngelo Tyson's ready for next step

DeAngelo Tyson is just like any other high school senior – his situation is just a little bit different.

June 08, 2008 | By CHAD BISHOP | Life


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Articles by Section - Life


'Prayers from Fiji'

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

November 23, 2014 | By JASON WERMERS | Life


Yes, Virginia, there is a pine tree with your name on it

Question: What is the Virginia pine? I just received my Market Bulletin and see that numerous Christmas tree farms grow it.

November 16, 2014 | Georgia Department of Agriculture Special to the Herald | Life


3 effects divorce has on your kids

I am a child of divorce. As a kid, I struggled internally with the divorce for one reason - I was no longer going to see my father every day. But, young as I was, I understood my mother and father were better at being friends, and my parents managed to give me and my sister a wonderful childhood. I hold no resentment. However, not all children understand and deal with divorce very well.

November 16, 2014 | Marya Bitsko Deseret News | Life


Local fraternal groups honor veterans

American Legion Auxiliary, Post 90 in Statesboro and Woodmen of the World, Chapter 158, joined with Alpha Delta Kappa, Honorary Teachers Sorority, to provide gifts to veterans at the VA Hospital in Dublin.

November 16, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Life


A Statesboro veteran's memories of flight

As a veteran, I.W. Spence is in an unusual category, but having served means a lot to him and he has maintained a lifelong interest in all things military. This explains why he recently flew aboard a 70-year-old military plane - despite not having the opportunity to jump out.

November 09, 2014 | Al Hackle | Life


How Charlie Brown saved Halloween

Whether it's trick-or-treating, decorating sugar cookies or watching scary movies, almost everyone has a favorite Halloween tradition or two. It's a holiday that is celebrated around the world, albeit with some pretty major differences.

November 02, 2014 | Deseret News Special to the Herald | Life


How to pick a college? Data crunchers may help

WASHINGTON - For many high school seniors, fall means deciding where to apply for college and maybe visiting a guidance counselor. Data crunchers hope to help.

November 02, 2014 | The Associated Press Special to the Herald | Life


What goes bump in the Boro

Nobody knows how to build up to Halloween quite like we do here in Statesboro. With ghost tours, zombie runs, parading pumpkins and costumed canines, it's been one celebration after another all week. Enjoy these pictures from various Halloween happenings around town.

November 02, 2014 | From staff reports | Life


Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

February 28, 2014 | | Life


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