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The house that wasn't cursed

A single historic structure stands five miles north of Sylvania as the only evidence of the once booming town of Jacksonboro.

October 17, 2010 | By CRYSTAL WALKER | Life

A Trip of memories

It was a trip to remember. A dozen World War II veterans from south Georgia enjoyed fellowship with other veterans and made lots of memories after Honor Flight Savannah treated them to an all-expenses paid daytrip to Washington, D.C., recently.

October 09, 2010 | By Holli Deal Bragg | Life

The love is still alive

Connie Sacks glows as she speaks of her husband, Max Sacks. A former soldier, Sacks was a contract tactical medical instructor with a government agency working in Afghanistan. On July 29, a little more than two months ago, the Taliban ambushed a convoy Max Sacks was traveling with. After helping get his crew to safety, he died from his injuries.

October 03, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life

Mixing family & politics

A large crowd at Georgia Southern University's Hanner Fieldhouse Wednesday night got a few laughs out of two polar political opposites who just happen to be married.

September 26, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Life

Family, fun & fitness

Cooperation and Family Fitness Night is one of the most popular parent-involvement events at Bulloch County elementary schools.

September 18, 2010 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life

A new home for an old schoolhouse

After watching the one-room schoolhouse she cherishes travel on the back of a tractor trailer from her farm in southeast Bulloch County to Georgia Southern's Botanical Garden, Jan Anderson was a little wistful Wednesday morning.

September 12, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Life

A Minor Miracle

(Note: Dixie Aubrey has a special needs grandson.)

September 05, 2010 | By DIXIE AUBREY Special to the Herald | Life

Up in smoke

Within minutes, the small dorm room on Georgia Southern University's campus went up in flames Wednesday. The blaze flickered slowly at first, licking at the furniture and curtains before roaring to life, crackling loudly as it consumed the small square structure. Within just a few minutes, all that was left was a blackened frame and the charred remains of the room's contents.

August 29, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life

The hard work of digging for the past

Following the announcement Wednesday that an archaeological team from Georgia Southern University had discovered the site of the Camp Lawton Civil War prison site, five glass cases holding a few of the artifacts were unveiled.

August 21, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Life

A matter of country, family and trust

A Brooklet man who is a medic in the 3rd Infantry Division has made a career of serving his country, with the support and sacrifice of his family behind him.

August 14, 2010 | By NICOLE WILEY Herald Intern | Life

Lollipops and education

Dr. Alexander Chew first started thinking about the importance of lollipops to education in the 1960s.

August 07, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Life

Stunning new Julia P. set to open

When Carolyn Wright first came to Julia P. Bryant Elementary school it was 1966. The school had opened in 1952 and she was about to go into the fifth grade.

August 01, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Life

A mecca in the making

Delete - Merge Up Avid fishermen may be frustrated due to the closing of the Rocky Ford Landing on the Ogeechee River, but when the Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation and Georgia Department of Natural Resources get through with it, the landing will be a jewel in Bulloch County's crown.

July 25, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life

A new leader ... Same sweet tradition

Georgia Southern University President Dr. Brooks Keel tried his slicing technique this week during the annual watermelon cutting kick-off. The 63rd annual cutting started Wednesday when the new president sliced the first melon. The event will be held every Tuesday and Thursday in July at 10 a.m. in front of the Carruth Building.

July 10, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Life

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Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: God loves children and so must we

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I think if we all wish for cooler weather each time a leaf falls from a tree, then maybe, just maybe, autumn will peak her ...

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Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: New way of parenting hyperfocused on kids' feelings

In the late 1960s, America came to a fork in the parenting road and took the road never traveled. My generation did what no generation ...

October 02, 2016 | | Life

Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Savannah Line ships sunk by German U-boats in both wars

Note: The following is one of a series of columns about early shipping in Georgia and Bulloch County.

October 02, 2016 | | Life

Southeast Bulloch hosts 2016 Band Blast Festival

Eleven regional high school marching bands strutted their stuff for one another and their parents during the Southeast Bulloch Band Blast Festival on Saturday, Sept ...

October 02, 2016 | Scott Bryant | Life

Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

February 28, 2014 | | Life

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