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Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: Ancient text: 'Of all these hours, fear but one!'

On the wall above an ancient sundial in Cluny, France is engraved this warning: "Of all these hours, fear but one!" The "hour" spoken of is the hour or day of final judgment by God.

May 28, 2017 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Nation, Georgia set up Rural Free Delivery mail routes

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.

May 28, 2017 | | Life


Love, death and Eagle Creek

When Big Phyllis died, Lynn decided that, while flowers were nice and there was certain to be spray after spray from the Republican Women and the Daughters of the Confederacy and any number of other organizations to which Big Phyllis had offered her considerable talents and opinions, what the grave overlooking the bluff in Bonaventure Cemetery really needed was some water from Eagle Creek.

May 28, 2017 | By Kathy Bradley | Life


Valedictorians 2017

Evan Amaral spent his high school days hoping and dreaming of being Bulloch Academy's valedictorian for 2017.

May 28, 2017 | By Holli Deal Saxon | Life


Valedictorians 2017

Joseph Muldrew, 18, is the son of Judge Michael Muldrew, Ogeechee Judicial Circuit, and his wife Laurie Muldrew, a math instructor at Ogeechee Technical College. Being named valedictorian and STAR Student was no surprise. He's maintained the highest average of his 200-plus graduating class since they were freshmen.

May 28, 2017 | By HAYLEY GREENE | Special to the Herald | Life


Valedictorians 2017

Striving to be her school's top student was a dream for Trinity Christian School's 2017 valedictorian Lauren McNure.

May 28, 2017 | By Holli Deal Saxon | Life


Valedictorians 2017

Study abroad in Ireland or Italy, buy a car and travel – these were just some of the things on Holly Sawyer's list of things to do as she prepared to graduate May 26 as Portal Middle High School's valedictorian.

May 28, 2017 | By HAYLEY GREENE | Special to the Herald | Life


Valedictorians 2017

She's one of those people you meet "whom you know will contribute greatly to this world." That's how Dr. R. Jannet Kocerha, describes Neha Aggarwal, Statesboro High School's valedictorian and STAR student for SHS, Bulloch County and Region Eight.

May 28, 2017 | By HAYLEY GREENE | Special to the Herald | Life


Valedictorians 2017

Robert Williamson, Statesboro STEAM's 2017 valedictorian, plans to become a research scientist after achieving a doctorate in physics.

May 28, 2017 | By Holli Deal Saxon | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Parents must not try to reason with kid

Q: Our 18-year-old daughter is a month away from high school graduation and she is failing nearly every class! About six months ago, she took up with a group of young adults who are less than desirable, to say the least. Some of them are dropouts. I suspect drugs and alcohol. The more we tried to prevent her from running with this lowly bunch, the more rebellious she became. Finally, in desperation, we took her car and her smart phone away and told her she can't have them back until she possesses a high school diploma. If she fails ...

May 21, 2017 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Postal service expands, Confederacy forms own service

Note: The following is part of a series of columns looking at the history of the postal service in Georgia and Bulloch County.

May 21, 2017 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: We must give Jesus first place in our lives

In the first chapter of Paul's letter to the Colossians, the apostle presents Jesus as supreme over everything and everyone; he is the all-sufficient Christ, that is, God's "anointed one," sent to be the savior of the world. This opening section of Paul's letter to the church at Colossae contains some of the highest, most sublime language ever written!

May 21, 2017 | | Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: Practical ways to cook with fresh herbs

In the month of May, National Herb Week is observed, which makes this the perfect time to tell you about my first herb garden and how I've been putting it to good use.

May 21, 2017 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: The darndest things

Art Linkletter, a popular television personality decades ago, hosted a show entitled, "Kids Say the Darndest Things." It was built around things children said while talking with him. Grieving people also say, do and experience unusual things in response to their loss and pain.

May 21, 2017 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Praise mom more than 1 day a year

By the time this column appears in most papers to which it is distributed, Mother's Day 2017 will have come and gone. Nonetheless, I'm going to talk about mothers - one in particular.

May 14, 2017 | | Life


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Articles by Section - Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: No smartphone, no need to police it

When I was a child, a popular comic strip was "There Oughta Be a Law." It ran in the paper that came to our doorstep ...

August 13, 2017 | | Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: Food columnist launches new YouTube channel

If you've read my food column or followed my blog for any length of time, you know that one of my dreams is to ...

August 13, 2017 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: Not an app for everything

Will Rogers - unique humorist, cowboy philosopher and gentle gadfly - typically began his monologues with "All I know is what I read in the newspapers..." Given ...

August 13, 2017 | | Life


Fusco to rep Boro in annual Jekyll Island competition

What do you get when you combine a father's culinary lessons with job experiences and observances, and sprinkle on a bit of shrimp, andouille ...

August 13, 2017 | By ANGYE MORRISON amorrison@connectstatesboro.com | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Purchase 'stupid' for teen's first car

Adam Nickel thinks his teenage daughter, who's already hit three solid objects with her car -thankfully, no humans or other moving vehicles included - would ...

August 06, 2017 | | Life


Fun with the Family with Julie Lavender: August adventures with the family

Is it an age thing? Global warming? The newest technological advances and inventions that are supposed to give us extra minutes in the day? Something ...

August 06, 2017 | | Life


Always room for Jell-O, metaphor

Mama didn't buy Jell-O. Not even to adorn with a can of fruit cocktail and call it salad. The only time Keith and I ...

August 06, 2017 | By Kathy Bradley | Life


GSU students to gather for prayer walk

On a hot summer day in August 2016, Georgia Southern University students gathered on a small street with a questionable reputation. Instead of the usual ...

August 06, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Toe the line in potty training toddler

Q: Our twin girls will be three in a few months. Our pediatrician recommended that we start toilet training at 32 months, which we did ...

July 30, 2017 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: Security?

Thomas Wolfe was right. These days are lit by lightning and nothing is changing faster than the economy. Seniors are seeing economic patterns that have ...

July 30, 2017 | | Life


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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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


Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

May 04, 2017 | | Life


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