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Cowboy Church

Horseback rides, roping tricks and hamburgers brought smiles to several boys recently as the New Day Cowboy Church welcomed residents of Joseph's Home for Boys to the Creasy Farm in Candler County.

July 25, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


A tale of two Russells

When John D. Russell's Statesboro job with Brooks sent him to Europe in the late 1960s for an extended period, he had no idea that he would return home to the U.S. with a German bride, Baerbel Russell.

July 18, 2009 | By N. LUREE BOWEN Special to the Herald | Life


Boro native explores New Zealand

In a world where penguins nest and insects as large as a man's hand exist, Statesboro native Dr. Nikki Grant Hoffman climbed over rocks and through stands of odd, twisted trees.

July 13, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Arts Academy

BROWSE PHOTO GALLERY

July 04, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


2009 Farm Tour

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June 27, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


‘Jack and the Beanstalk’

Area children performed 'Jack and the Beanstalk' Saturday at Georgia Southern University's Performing Arts Center.

June 14, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life


Scientists and scalpels

Middle school students gathered at Georgia Southern this week for a five-day Eagle Science Camp session. According to the school Web site, the students live at GSU during the camp and participate in laboratory adventures and camp activities.

June 06, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life


Topsy Turvy tomatoes

It's been seen on TV and in local garden centers - the Topsy Turvy planter that grows tomatoes upside down. But local residents Steve and Lynda Lee put a new twist on the Topsy Turvy, and have a compact garden in their back yard where squash, peppers and tomatoes are growing by leaps and bounds - upside down, of course.

May 16, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


RIF turns 30 in Statesboro

Brooklet Elementary School students giggled and squirmed in anticipation Thursday as they waited for a puppet show to begin at the Statesboro Regional Library. Soon, a gray cat poked its head out from underneath the curtains, drawing squeals of delight.

May 10, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life




Basketball and the CRCT

All Bulloch County public schools recently completed the CRCT exams. The standardized tests are administered each year near the end of April and can determine if a child advances to another grade or even if an entire school makes the "Adequate Yearly Progress" list. In other words – there's lots of pressure on everyone in every school.

May 02, 2009 | | Life


Cantering to college

Portal High School senior Amanda Pope has been riding horses all her life, and recently, found a way to make that lifelong love of horses pay off.

April 26, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Deen Day Smith: Coffee and camaraderie

Following last Tuesday evening's 21st Annual Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards banquet, a coffee was held for all 2009 award recipients and past recipients, as well. The event was held Wednesday at the Statesboro Inn.

April 18, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life




All for the children

While others headed for sandy beaches and sunshine, 10 Georgia Southern University students headed to San Pedro Sula, Honduras during Spring Break March 14-21.

April 04, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


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Articles by Section - Life


Two women born in 1800s still living

When Susannah Mushatt Jones and Emma Morano were born in 1899, there was not yet world war or penicillin, and electricity was still considered a marvel. The women are believed to be the last two in the world with birthdates in the 1800s.

July 05, 2015 | By ANTONIO CALANNI and MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press | Life


California water wasters beware: #DroughtShaming on the rise

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Pssst. Ready to water that beautiful lush lawn of yours? The one that's the envy of the entire neighborhood.

June 13, 2015 | GILLIAN FLACCUS and JOHN ROGERS Associated Press | Life


Road tripping? These 10 simple snacks are way more fun than trail mix

This summer vacation whether you're headed to Disneyland, national parks, or your in-law's, it's time to start packing up the snacks. But when it comes to long hours in the car and "starving" children in the back seat, there's a point when trail mix just doesn't cut it. Here are ten healthy and easy alternatives that will ensure your trip gets off to a good start.

June 09, 2015 | Danielle Christensen FamilyShare | Life


Marriage today: rich-poor gap, later vows, gays gain access

Through two decades of debate on whether America's gays and lesbians should have the right to marry, opponents of such unions depicted their resistance as "defense of marriage." Now, on the cusp of a Supreme Court ruling that could legalize same-sex marriage nationwide, the underlying institution is under scrutiny anew.

June 07, 2015 | David Crary The Associated Press | Life


Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

February 28, 2014 | | Life


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