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Christmas tree farmer Robert Wiggins helps families find the perfect tree

We see them everywhere - fragrant green trees decorated with glittering ornaments, festive ribbons and bows and angels or stars gracing the pointed tops. Christmas trees are in our homes, in our businesses and even on town squares.

December 18, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Award-winning gospel group coming to Boro

Two-time Dove nominees will bring traditional mountain sounds to Statesboro

December 11, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Life


Sharing coffee – and life – for 52 years

What do a group of men who've met five days a week for coffee for 52 years find to talk about? "Politics, football, golf, and as Perk would say, 'rumors,' " says Tal Callaway, founder of Snooky's 10:30 Coffee Club.

December 04, 2011 | By JULIE LAVENDER Special to the Herald | Life


On-the-job trigonometry

Seven members of a Georgia State Patrol Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team visited Statesboro High School math teacher Paige Sutcliff's Math IV classes Wednesday morning to show students how common trigonometry theories are used in accident investigations.

November 20, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Life


A Prince among farmers

Bulloch County farmer Clarence Prince was a bit surprised last week when, during a breakfast kicking off Farm City Week, he and his son Morris were named the 2011 Farm Family of the Year.

November 20, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Lawrence Baptist Church marks 100th anniversary

Lawrence Baptist Church, in southern Bulloch County, recently celebrated 100 years of serving God.

November 13, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Life


Burke, Li receive academic honor

Dr. Marty Waters, principal of Statesboro High School, announced this week that Madeline Burke and Jeffrey Li have been named Commended Students in the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, will be presented by the principal to these scholastically talented seniors.

November 13, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Life


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


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Articles by Section - Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: German duke unimpressed with Georgia circa 1825

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

November 20, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Parents, don't engage in arguments with your children

Q: In last week's column, you advised parents not to argue with teenagers. That's fine and dandy advice, John, but you failed to ...

November 20, 2016 | | Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: A spirit of thanksgiving

People arrive at thankfulness in a myriad of different ways. We're not naturally born with a heart of gratitude or a spirit of thanksgiving ...

November 20, 2016 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: Out of the cloud and into the past

Mea culpa. I broke a basic rule of grammar, twice using the objective case "me" instead of the nominative case "I" in my column on ...

November 20, 2016 | | Life


Honoring those who served

Around 200 people attended the community Veterans Day observance last Friday in the Averitt Center for the Arts' Emma Kelly Theater, hosted each year at ...

November 20, 2016 | Scott Bryant | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Georgia one of first states to build quality roads

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

November 13, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Children free to disagree but not disobey parents

My advice to the Wall Street Journal, the only news source to which I subscribe: Stop trying to be all things to all people. Specifically ...

November 13, 2016 | | Life


Fun with the Family with Julie Lavender: Count your blessings in the calm and storm

Despite the struggles and hardships last month's hurricane caused, the month of November serves as a daily reminder to count our blessings, both at ...

November 13, 2016 | | Life


Kathy Bradley: The gospel of Saint Kathy

The morning after the presidential election breaks still and gentle. The colors of the landscape - pale gray, faded blue, soft green - make me think of ...

November 13, 2016 | | Life


A Lesson In Democracy

While the nation went to the polls on Election Day Tuesday, students at Mattie Lively Elementary School got a jump start on doing their civic ...

November 13, 2016 | Scott Bryant | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: First roads are built in Georgia colony

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

November 06, 2016 | | Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: 3 Thanksgiving side dishes for your family table

Happy November! The biggest food holiday of the year is just weeks away, and I've got three side dishes to enliven your family feast ...

November 06, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Grandpa's advice isn't the best for unmotivated teen

Q: Our 17-year-old daughter is bright but puts very little effort into her schoolwork. For example, she currently has very low grades in several classes ...

November 06, 2016 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: Lost in 'the cloud'

I hear a lot lately about "the cloud," a cyberspace phenomenon in the realm of computers and smartphones. It is not physical, takes up no ...

November 06, 2016 | | Life


Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

February 28, 2014 | | Life


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