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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


We interrupt this commercial for a very special proposal

If you were one of the many viewers of MTV's "Jersey Shore" in Statesboro Aug. 18, you might have noticed a special commercial - one where Mike Cristancho, a member of the local band Born-Forty, proposed to his girlfriend, Carrie Loomis, on-air.

September 04, 2011 | By CASEY STODDARD caltman@statesboroherald.com | Life


Mystery Night actors serve entertainment

Amateur actors serve up some saucy roles for murder mystery nights produced by the Continuing Education Division at Georgia Southern University.

September 02, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Life


Shakespeare in prison

The scene: Rogers State Prison. Amid green fields and razor-wire topped fences near Reidsville, medium-security Rogers houses 1,487 male inmates, many of whom work on the surrounding 9,700-acre farm that supplies food to other prisons statewide. Inside: A shiny, tiled visitation room with words like "RESPECT" and "PURPOSE" painted on the walls.

August 28, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Life


A beautiful heart

Derrick Merritt was born in Atlanta and loves the city life. But deep inside beats the heart of a country boy who loves horses, outdoors and the slower pace of rural Georgia.

August 21, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Seats available for Murder Mystery Night

Guests at the Murder Mystery Night going down Aug. 20 at the Holiday Inn can have a drink during the cocktail reception, partake of an elegant dinner, meet a local author and solve a killing.

August 14, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Life


Book Review: ‘Out of the Past’ brings Boro author to life

With the distinction of being the first female child born in Statesboro after the Civil War, Maude Brannen Edge began life as a curiosity of sorts.

August 14, 2011 | By KATHY BRADLEY Herald Columnist | Life


An enigma at sea

Reared first in England and then in New York City by parents from opposite sides of the Atlantic, Don Thompson remembers sailing aboard the Queen Mary and other great ocean liners as a child. In more recent years, he and wife Sally have taken more than a dozen cruises.

August 13, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Life


Ticket sales underway for '11-'12 Averitt Season

Season tickets are on sale for the 2011-2012 Averitt Center for the Arts performance season, with a lineup that goes from The Eagles to "Annie."

August 09, 2011 | | Life


Robertson named District Media Specialist of the Year

Shannon Robertson, Media Specialist for Southeast Bulloch Middle School, has been selected by the Georgia Association of Instructional Technology and the Georgia Library Media Association as the 2011 Library Media Specialist of the Year for the Coastal Georgia District.

August 06, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Life


Catholics and the South

"Growing up a Catholic in the American South, you understood two things. One is that you were a minority, and number two, most of the people who were non-Catholics in the South were very kind and very devoted to their faith," says Dr. James M. Woods.

July 31, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Life


GSU hosts mix of entertainment

Georgia Southern University's Performing Arts Center will celebrate its 10th season with a mix of entertainment that includes Broadway classics, a country music favorite, a world-renowned composer and musical political satire.

July 23, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Life


Band boot camp

The Southeast Bulloch High School marching band is halfway through a two-week boot camp where physical training is as important as the music.

July 18, 2011 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life


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Christmas and the red-tailed hawk

Up ahead, where the hard flatness of the highway drops off to a ragged edge, a large bird sits with his back to the white ...

December 25, 2016 | By Kathy Bradley | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Prepare children to strengthen culture

I recently asked a married couple who have three kids, none of whom are yet teens, "Who are the most important people in your family?"

December 25, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: The push to build quality roads throughout Georgia

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

December 25, 2016 | | Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: Holiday tradition at the old home place

At the end of a long dirt driveway lined by 26-year-old pine trees in Middle Georgia sits the old home place, where my family has ...

December 18, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Bad dreams -- Take a wait-and-see slant

Q: Our 5-year-old has suddenly started waking up with nightmares. He's not able to describe them with any clarity, however, so we don't ...

December 18, 2016 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: Visiting the past -- Holidays

When it comes to holidays, seniors are not the only ones who visit the past. If asked about memories most people would mention Christmas - from ...

December 18, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: First 'plank' roads are built in southeast Georgia

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

December 18, 2016 | | Life


Sallie students rock the house

The annual tradition of the Sallie Zetterower Elementary School Holiday Songfest continued Friday morning, with students making the season bright.

December 18, 2016 | Photos by SCOTT BRYANT | staff | Life


Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

February 28, 2014 | | Life


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