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Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Rescue the boys so they will be men

Have you ever heard of an addict who was cured of his or her addiction because someone limited, but did not eliminate, their access to the substance or behavior in question? No, you have not. Is an addiction to gambling less harmful if the addict is only allowed to gamble five hours a week? No, it is not. The proposition is absurd.

July 23, 2017 | | Life


I walk the line

The first day it rained. The second day it rained. The third day the sun came out, slowly and sheepishly, as though embarrassed by her failure to perform earlier in the week. The beach swelled with people, families mostly, and the toys of various sizes and costs without which the vacationers would have had to notice the ocean or, worse, engage in conversation.

July 23, 2017 | By Kathy Bradley | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: God will cleanse us from sin

When I was growing up, I occasionally helped my mother - yes, at her insistence - by washing the dishes, pots and pans after a meal. I must admit that sometimes I completed the job just in time for the family to sit down for the next meal. I also confess a less than perfect effort at cleaning the food off the dishes, since I usually didn't really want to do it anyway! I still don't really care for the task, though I do it occasionally. It's not quite the job today as it was earlier; about all that ...

July 23, 2017 | | Life


Marching the Blues away

Members of the Bulloch Blues Marching Band marched for 12 hours during a fundraising event Thursday.

July 23, 2017 | Photos by SCOTT BRYANT | staff | Life


GSU tradition is truly 'one in a melon'

Students, faculty and staff gathered at Georgia Southern University Wednesday for the Watermelon Cutting, hosted by GSU President Jaimie Hebert.

July 17, 2017 | Photos by SCOTT BRYANT | staff | Life


Ellis — Purvis

Danielle and James Jackson of Rocky Ford, Georgia, and Jay and Beth Ellis of Statesboro are pleased to announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Jessica Lyn Ellis, to Matthew Terry Purvis, son of Mike and Lisa Purvis of Metter, Georgia.

July 16, 2017 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Excess can lead to bad behavior

Q: We've just been informed that our 7-year-old son has been effectively "expelled" from the private school he attended last year because of repeated instances of stealing small items from classmates and, on one occasion, from the teacher's desk. We're rather shocked because our son was the highest-performing student in his first grade class and the school's administration promised to work with us concerning the problem. Through the school year, he stole at least 20 items from other children, things like pencils, pencil sharpeners, and several of these new toys called "spinners." He's an only ...

July 16, 2017 | | Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: Poolside picnic is perfection

As much as I enjoy cooking, there are those days when the last thing I want to do is heat up the oven, especially during Georgia summers. There's something about the hot temperatures that zap the energy right out of you, and anyway, summertime is the season to slow down and take it easy. Nothing supports that line of logic more than a carefree picnic. Today I'll share some simple and Some Kinda Good ideas to pack in a picnic basket. Whether you have your own swimming pool, or decide to take your picnic to the beach, the ...

July 16, 2017 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: Troubled death, troubling grief

Suicide is a problem that will not go away. Indeed, it is growing and is undercounted because some suicides are made to look like accidents and suicidal lifestyles kill others. News reports focus on the young - people in their teens and early 20s. However, the number of suicides among older men is also rising. At every age, suicide is a matter of suffering and sorrow.

July 16, 2017 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: A little 'Vitamin N' can go a long way

I call it "Vitamin N." It is the word children need to hear most, but it is currently the word children hear least. It is arguably the most character-building word in the English language, but then helping children achieve great things (or creating the illusion that they are achieving great things) has eclipsed helping children build strong character. That is unfortunate indeed because high achievement alone does not produce solid character, but a person with solid character will always do his or her best.

July 09, 2017 | | Life


Tell them the stories

Second grade was the year I asked for and got a stuffed French poodle for Christmas. I named her Fifi. She had thick wire in her legs and could stand on my dresser by herself. It was the year that Mama made me a pink pin-wale corduroy dress for the Valentine's Day party at school. It had a Peter Pan collar and a high yoke with tiny pearl buttons down the front. It was the year that I added to my vocabulary the words college, scholarship and author and decided that those words were mine.

July 09, 2017 | By Kathy Bradley | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: There is a cure for parenting 'disorder'

Do you need a parent-nanny? Not a nanny for your child, mind you, but one for YOU!

July 02, 2017 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Statesboro's mail and its post office: Part Two

Note: The following is one of a series of columns looking at the establishment of the postal system in the nation, southeast Georgia and Bulloch County.

July 02, 2017 | | Life


Fun with the Family with Julie Lavender: Make summer memories

July 2 marks the half-way point of every year except leap years. Take a mental look backwards - how have the first six months of the year been? Did you keep up with those easily-discarded resolutions or goals? Accomplish much on your bucket list? Turn your thoughts the other direction - ready for another school year? Started that Christmas list yet?

July 02, 2017 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: Growing old in a health care jungle

At the moment of this writing, the Congress and president of the United States are scrambling to come up with legislation to shape how health care will work in this country for the foreseeable future. This issue has been a growing economic and ethical problem and a political football for decades. Neither the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) nor anything now being proposed can provide a broadly accepted system universal health care.

July 02, 2017 | | Life


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Racing to help those in need

Those affected by Hurricane Irma will benefit from the Go-Kart Invitational, hosted by Synovus Bank on Tuesday.

October 08, 2017 | Photos by SCOTT BRYANT | staff | Life


Fun with the Family with Julie Lavender: Pick a pumpkin and celebrate the fall season

If Hurricane Irma didn't strip the hardwoods in your front yard bare, be sure to keep your eye on the leaves and watch for ...

October 01, 2017 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: 'Bullock' County sets up a local government process

Note: The following is part of a series of columns looking at the founding and general history of southeast Georgia and Bulloch County.

October 01, 2017 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Help child face fears to get over them

Q: Over the past year, our 4-year-old has developed several fears that have become quite disruptive. It started with a fear of dogs, which is ...

October 01, 2017 | | Life


Nip it, nip it: Relive Mayberry memories with tribute show

Join Gomer, Otis, Ernest T. Bass, Floyd the barber and Deputy Barney Fife as the Averitt Center for the Arts presents "A Tribute to Mayberry ...

October 01, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Life


Botany, philosophy on the farm

It was a gift from Daddy's friend Frank Simmons when we first moved out to Adabelle in 1974. It was supposed to be - "supposed ...

September 29, 2017 | By Kathy Bradley | Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: Chili: The beef and bean phenomenon

About this time every year, without fail, you can find a 24-ounce can of Italian diced tomatoes, kidney beans and ground beef in my shopping ...

September 24, 2017 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Bulloch Co. begins slow growth process in 1800s

Note: The following is part of a series of columns looking at the founding and general history of southeast Georgia and Bulloch County.

September 24, 2017 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: Getting on after Irma

Hurricane Irma, the second disastrous Atlantic storm to hit the U.S. in less than a month, has come and gone. New ones are upon ...

September 24, 2017 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Portal a source of angst for parents Portal a source of angst f

Q: Our son attends first grade at the local public school. At the beginning of the school year, all the parents were basically told that ...

September 24, 2017 | | Life


Hot meals and warm hugs

The effects of Hurricane Irma were widespread at an unprecedented level, with the entire states of Florida and Georgia experiencing her wrath. In Statesboro and ...

September 17, 2017 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Life


Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

May 04, 2017 | | Life


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