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At home on the range

Last Saturday, the Bulloch County Sheriff's office held its first Basic Civilian Handgun Course of the year. Many family members and couples attended together, and participants' ages ranged from 17 to 67.

January 13, 2013 | | Life


The cost of volunteering

NOTE: The Statesboro Herald began a five-part series highlighting several local volunteers and their sacrifices last week. This week concludes the series with parts three through five.

January 04, 2013 | By CHARLES CRAVEY Herald Correspondent | Life


Ministry to international students a blessing

She is the "Mother Goose" of the international students at Georgia Southern University, volunteering almost daily to help them with such tasks as shopping, learning to drive and learning to cook, as well as helping them meet and network with other students.

December 30, 2012 | By CHARLES CRAVEY Herald Correspondent | Life


Finding joy as a volunteer musician

Stephen Gay works 10 hours a day, five days a week as the pharmacist at The Prescription Shop at South Zetterower and Savannah avenues.

December 30, 2012 | By CHARLES CRAVEY Herald Correspondent | Life


Dreaming of a bright Christmas

December nights in Bulloch County take on a festive glow as residents get into the Christmas spirit by stringing lights, hanging wreaths and red bows, and illuminating homes with spotlights.

December 23, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG hbragg@statesboroherald.com | Life


Fa la la, ooh la la

This holiday season, local retailer Frills by Scott and Georgia Southern University's Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art are working together to bring a 5th Avenue feel to the windows of the downtown Statesboro store.

December 16, 2012 | | Life


2012 Farm Family of the Year

In the tiny community of Hopeulikit, surrounded by family farmland, catfish ponds and good neighbors, the Grayson Ellis family continues a way of life that has been passed down through generations.

December 09, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG hbragg@statesboroherald.com | Life


Let there be light

Georgia Southern University's annual Lighting of Sweetheart Circle was held on campus Thursday, Nov. 29. President Dr. Brooks Keel and First Lady Dr. Tammie Schalue kicked off the event by "flipping the switch" that turned on the lights around Sweetheart Circle. Those who attended the free holiday event had the chance to take pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus and play in the snow. They also were able to decorate cookies, ornaments and Christmas cards and drink hot apple cider and hot chocolate.

December 02, 2012 | | Life


An international celebration

Georgia Southern University hosted the seventh annual International Festival on Saturday, Nov. 17, at Mill Creek Regional Park. As the brainchild of GSU's Center for International Studies, the community event is intended to serve as a positive, interactive environment in which to promote cross-cultural awareness and understanding through educational, cultural and international games and activities. It also aims to increase the community members' awareness of different educational and cultural programs available to them through the university and other resources.

November 25, 2012 | | Life


Local farmers reap abundance

Farmers have much to be thankful for during the upcoming Thanksgiving season. Nearly every crop planted back in the spring is projected to bring a bountiful harvest. Three of the area's largest crops are cotton, soybeans and peanuts.

November 18, 2012 | By CHARLES CRAVEY Herald Correspondent | Life


Writing the story of us

A great story weaves together many strands of subplot and characters to tell its tale. This one is no different.

November 11, 2012 | By LYNN LILLY Special to the Herald | Life


Fighting for a cure

On Saturday, Oct. 27, the Statesboro Fire Department sponsored the 2012 Firefighter Challenge at the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fairgrounds. The day of food, fun and family was a local fund-raising effort to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association, a voluntary health agency dedicated to finding treatments and cures for 43 neuromuscular diseases through programs of worldwide research, comprehensive medical and community services and far-reaching professional and public health education.

November 04, 2012 | | Life


A community affair

Members of the Statesboro First Baptist Church congregation, along with local dentists, doctors and medical personnel, met needs of visiting fair workers from Amusements of America last week.

October 28, 2012 | By JULIE LAVENDER Special to the Herald | Life


The 51st annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair

The Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair rode into Statesboro for the 51st time last week, bringing with it food, fun and entertainment for all ages. Georgia Southern University photojournalism students were there to capture a bit of the excitement in their photos.

October 21, 2012 | | Life


The return of a legend

For more than two decades, an undersized running back out of Gainesville, Fla., and eventual Georgia Southern University football Hall-of-Famer Adrian Peterson overcame a litany of challenges.

October 14, 2012 | By Jeff Harrison jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Life


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Articles by Section - Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: It's not wise to let it 'all' hang out

The problem in American parenting is the 1960s. Among other things that defined that very interesting (ref. ancient Chinese curse) decade was the replacement of ...

March 05, 2017 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Crooked dealings abound in the delivery of the mail

Note: The following is one of a series of columns looking at the first road systems in Georgia and Bulloch County.

March 05, 2017 | | Life


Standing in line

The first time I can remember standing in line was at the milk dispenser in the lunchroom at Mattie Lively Elementary School. I didn't ...

March 05, 2017 | By Kathy Bradley | Life


GSU lecturer finds his 'village' within the game of rugby

When one thinks of a sport that calls for bonding and unity the first thing that comes to mind would probably be football or soccer ...

March 05, 2017 | By Rashida Otunba | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Tried and true works best with children

I've said it many times, but it bears repeating: A child's natural response to the proper presentation of authority is obedience; as in ...

February 26, 2017 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: First stagecoach mail routes approved for Georgia

Note: The following is one of a series of columns looking at the first road systems in Georgia and Bulloch County.

February 26, 2017 | | Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: Sunday Supper -- Herb roasted chicken

The warm climate we experience in Southeast Georgia often leaves cold temperatures few and far between. It's only February and already, I've had ...

February 26, 2017 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: We must work at being more sensitive to others

I heard about a woman who was so sensitive she even lied about the age of her dog!

February 26, 2017 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: The changing face of death

Death and dying, event and process, have always generated personal problems, the physical and emotional agonies of grief. Witness the biblical accounts of David's ...

February 26, 2017 | | Life


Davis achieves highest rank in Boy Scouts

Only a ninth grader at Southeast Bulloch High School, Drew Davis earned the rank of Eagle Scout last quarter and held his Eagle Court of ...

February 26, 2017 | By Julie Lavender | Life


Hands-on approach key for Bishop Sharma Lewis

She's the little sister to three older sisters and big sister to one brother. To fill their shoes would be huge task, but Sharma ...

February 24, 2017 | By VICKI MCCORMICK LEWIS Language Arts, Portal High | Life


Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

February 28, 2014 | | Life


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