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Getting fit - Georgia Southern ‘Biggest Loser’ contest teaches lifestyle changes

Georgia Southern University's fitness director Michelle Martin is a bit of a task master - for health, that is.

May 11, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Life


Wine, Moonlight and Magnolias auction and gala held Thursday

May 04, 2008 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life


Free as a bird - Herald reporter gives first-hand account of flying in WWII fighter plane

Last Tuesday morning, my editor, Jim Healy, presented me with an interesting proposition.

April 27, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Life


'On Dragonfly Wings' opens Thursday in GSU's Black Box Theatre

Making its mainland U.S. debut, the musical "On Dragonfly Wings" opens Thursday in Georgia Southern University's new Black Box Theatre located in the Center for Art and Theatre. The show, presented by Georgia Southern University Theatre and Performance, runs April 10 -13 and 15 -19 with evening shows starting at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday's matinee at 2 p.m.

April 20, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Life


Eagles’ nest - Family holds 4 generations of dedicated Eagle Scouts

There's a family of eagles living in Bulloch County. Eagle Scouts that is.

March 30, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Life


Portal’s hardwood legacy - Former basketball player recalls trip to finals

It was a bittersweet ending for the Portal Panthers basketball team as they lost in overtime, at a Class A semi-final game Thursday in Macon.

March 23, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Life


Caring for K.K. - A Statesboro grandmother needs help to get Habitat for Humanity home

Walk into Jessie Simpkins' rented home in Statesboro, and you will find the decor a little unusual. Where most people might have ornamental pieces or decorative furniture, Simpkins has shelves of medical supplies.

March 16, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Kathy Bradley - A bird perched offers a lesson

I have a new friend. A mockingbird has taken to arriving at Sandhill early every morning to perch on the empty shepherd's crook standing at the edge of the deck. Balanced carefully on the cold curve of iron, beak tilted into the crisp morning air, he looks for all the world like a well-fed vassal surveying his fiefdom. Or better, with his pale gray feathers that end in a long square tail, like a British bridegroom in cutaway and ascot.

March 15, 2008 | By KATHY BRADLEY | Life


The lights come up - New Black Box, art gallery open Friday

The lights are coming up on the Center for Art and Theatre, the stunning $7-million home for the visual and performing arts at Georgia Southern University.

March 09, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Life


Miracle baby - After suffering seven miscarriages, Millen couple has daughter

There's nothing more devastating to a couple trying to have a child than the reality of a miscarriage.

March 02, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Life


Mosquito Man - GSU professor invents device to help control spread of malaria

When someone is doing some creative thinking, we often say they are thinking "outside of the box." But in the case of Thomas Kollars, when he decided to try and reduce the incidence of malaria infections around the world, thinking outside of the box meant thinking inside the mosquito.

February 17, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Life


CSI Statesboro: Forensic anthropologist moves crime scene clean-up business to Bulloch

Statesboro now has its own forensic anthropologist who performs all the duties and more of the characters on the popular television show CSI - without all the interrogation.

February 10, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Life


GSU's Child Development Center welcomes new director, accreditation

January 3, 2008 was a big day for Georgia Southern University's Child Development Center. Not only did the center receive word from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) that its program accreditation had been continued through 2012, but it was also the first day on the job for its first 12-month, full-time director - dedicated solely to running the center.

February 03, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Life


Averitt Center provides environment for the community to share talents, creations

The Averitt Center for the Arts in downtown Statesboro is trying to be the center of arts activity for the city and Bulloch County. Judging by the array of programs, shows and exhibits slated for this spring, they appear to moving in that direction.

January 27, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Life


Try a new hobby - join Statesboro dart league

Perhaps your New Year's resolution was to pick up a new hobby. Perhaps it was to get out and meet new people. Perhaps it was just to try and find a way to hang out more with the friends you already have. Well, by joining the burgeoning ranks of people participating in the Statesboro dart league, you could satisfy any and all those promises – and have fun doing it.

January 20, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Life


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Articles by Section - Life




Young widows speak out about managing grief, seeking support

NEW YORK - Nine days after her husband died unexpectedly, Sheryl Sandberg took to Facebook to describe her return to the sidelines for her daughter's soccer game. There, a grandmother who had been widowed prematurely years earlier offered her a chair.

May 24, 2015 | LEANNE ITALIE Associated Press | Life


Chelsea Clinton to publish 'It's Your World'

Delete NEW YORK - Another Clinton is becoming an author.

May 24, 2015 | The Associated Press | Life


De Niro tells NY arts graduates 'You have to keep working'

NEW YORK - Robert De Niro urged new graduates at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts on Friday to keep fighting to create careers in the arts even though it probably would have been easier if they had picked something more practical.

May 24, 2015 | MARK KENNEDY AP Drama Writer | Life


4 reasons to stop tricking your kids into eating healthy

Oh, the eternal dinnertime struggle of kids who don’t eat their vegetables. There are countless recipes that advertise sneaky ways to cook and bake with vegetables, leaving your kids none the wiser. But I caution against this tactic. Honesty is always the best policy, even when it comes to disguising vegetables. Though it may be tempting to try and trick your children into healthy eating, there are four major reasons why that is the opposite of what you should be doing.

May 17, 2015 | Emily Cummings FamilyShare | Life


Cookbook review: 'Sweet Cast Iron Creations' shows how to make mouthwatering Dutch oven desserts

"SWEET CAST IRON CREATIONS: Dutch Oven Desserts," by Doug Martin, Hobble Creek Press, $19.99, 112 pages

May 13, 2015 | Jeff Peterson Deseret News | Life


Omelette + Panini = the scrumptious Panomelette

Of all the extra appliances I have, the panini machine is perhaps the most neglected.

May 06, 2015 | Amy Makechnie Deseret News | Life


Cookbook review: ‘Real Sweet’ is a healthy baker’s delight

"REAL SWEET: More than 80 Crave-Worthy Treats Made with Natural Sugars," by Shauna Sever, William Morrow, $27.50, 264 pages

April 28, 2015 | Elizabeth Reid Deseret News | Life


Cookbook review: 'Sugar-Free Mom' is an excellent resource for healthful recipes

"SUGAR-FREE MOM: Naturally Sweet and Sugar-Free Recipes for the Whole Family," by Brenda Bennett, Front Table Books, $19.99, 206 pages

April 28, 2015 | Demaree Hill Deseret News | Life


Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

February 28, 2014 | | Life


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