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Mr. Whitaker’s Octave

In Brent Whitaker's advanced chorus at Southeast Bulloch High School, musical scores aren't the only place you'll find an octave, as eight of his students have been named to the prestigious All-State Chorus, the state's musical showcase of Georgia's best student vocalists.

November 13, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Life


A tale of horror and healing

Within 15 minutes, a woman's life that had been filled with light and love turned dark and dour. What happened to Jenny Lynn Martin Anderson more than 20 years ago is something no woman should ever have to endure. The gentle soul born and raised in Bulloch County, who had lived in nothing but Southern sunshine all her life, was introduced to stark cold evil when a man forced her into a hotel room at knifepoint and told her he was going to rape her.

November 13, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Life


Couponing mom shares money-saving secrets

As a young mother on a budget, Jenny Martin learned to cash in on the savings available by clipping grocery store coupons.

November 13, 2011 | By RUTH RAGLAND Special to the Herald | Life


Sneathen named to state student advisory council

Recently, the Georgia Department of Education released the names of 50 students who were selected to serve on the state superintendent's Student Advisory Council.

November 06, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Life


Yellow Jackets go green

The Southeast Bulloch Middle School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Chapter is hosting its fourth annual telephone book recycling drive through November 11. Held in partnership with Keep Bulloch Beautiful, last year the students collected 3,451 old telephone books, keeping them out of local landfills and allowing tons of paper to be recycled.

October 28, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Life


Screven kicker named homecoming queen

Screven County High's Jessica Markovcic must really love a good challenge.

October 16, 2011 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Life


Mill Creek Elementary remembers Guernsey

More than 75 friends, family and co-workers gathered September 29 at Mill Creek Elementary School for a memorial tree planting service to remember the school's former nurse, Mary Ann Guernsey. Guernsey served MCES for 11 years, and she passed away March 30, 2011, from cancer. Nurses with Bulloch County Schools and Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE), from the Statesboro Regional Sexual Assault Center (SRSAC), donated the 8-foot Crape Myrtle Tree and the accompanying monument in her memory.

October 09, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Life


Dancing with the Statesboro Stars

Personalities from the local community paired with professional dancers to raise money for Safe Haven of Statesboro, an organization that helps victims of domestic violence and their children throughout Bulloch and surrounding counties. The Thursday night event was sold out and raised more than $10,000 for Safe Haven.

October 09, 2011 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life


Back to the basics

A Screven County family hopes a centennial farm that already has provided a lifetime of memories can drum up a few more this fall.

October 02, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Life


Kiwanis helps support deaf/hard of hearing

The Kiwanis Club of Statesboro made a $1,000 donation to Bulloch County Schools' Deaf and Hard of Hearing (D/HH) program during its regular meeting Sept. 15.

September 25, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Life


A flight for life helps save Portal boy

A leisurely utility vehicle ride turned into a horrific medical emergency recently for a Portal family.

September 25, 2011 | By TODD C. SHANKS Special to the Herald | Life


A parent’s involvement leaving a legacy in Bulloch schools

In the midst of developing educational hallway themes for Bulloch County's newest museum-like schools, a parent has become invaluable in bringing the district's vision and curriculum to life.

September 18, 2011 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Life


Van Tassell wins International Media Award

Whitt Van Tassell, a freshman at Statesboro High School, has received an "Excellence in Media Production" Award from the International Student Media Festival's pre-event panel of judges. Winners from across the United States and their work will be honored during the International Student Media Festival (ISMF) in Jacksonville, Fla., Nov. 10-12.

September 17, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Life


Visiting local farms

A trip through Bulloch County back roads to a remote farm, a visit to a fertilizer company and a stop at a small local grist, cane and sawmill was followed by lunch and a display of tractors Thursday as the Statesboro Kiwanis Club and Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce combined their annual farm tours for the first time.

September 11, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Walker completes basic training at West Point

WEST POINT, N.Y. - Cadet Brandon Walker recently completed the six-week Cadet Basic Training and began classes at the United States Military Academy.

September 11, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Life


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Articles by Section - Life


Kathy Bradley: To fight a mockingbird

On the slope of the hill, just where the field ends and the woods begin, where the ditch on either side of the road deepens ...

May 29, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Savannah River becomes first trade route in Ga.

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

May 29, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Unconditional love, leadership can change a 'bad' child

True story: I sent one of my more recent books to a radio talk-show host who, in turn, gave it to one of her "readers ...

May 29, 2016 | | Life


Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

February 28, 2014 | | Life


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