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Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Long distance stagecoach lines make it to Georgia

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

February 12, 2017 | | Life


Music more than a profession for GSU master's student Cottle

A musician's work is never done is a fact that Robert Cottle knows all too well. When asked to describe himself in a few words, Cottle needs only one: Workaholic.

February 12, 2017 | By Rashida Otunba | Life


Mical Whitaker’s everlasting mark in Statesboro, Bulloch

Witty, classy, outspoken, knowledgeable, well-traveled, polite with a splash of Southern charm coupled with a thick layer of New York temerity all tempered with a goodly dose of genuine sensitivity. Blend it all together and you have Mical Whitaker, the well-known producer and director of "The Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee Story Hour," a retired assistant professor of theater at Georgia Southern University, and the founder and past director of the Statesboro Youth Theatre at the Averitt Center for the Arts.

February 06, 2017 | By ENOLA G. MOSLEY, Ed.D. English Dept., Statesboro High | Life


Tradition spreads love locally — to help spread it globally

A sweet tradition in the Boro continues this year as students from Baptist Collegiate Ministries at Georgia Southern University deliver singing valentines Feb. 10 to 14, bringing joy and love to all.

February 06, 2017 | By Angye Morrison amorrison@connectstatesboro.com | Life


One sky to shelter us all

Like a blackboard on the first day of school, the night sky is flat and clean and dark. So very dark. The stars are strung from one horizon to the other in irregular clusters that - even to my own untrained eyes - look like pictures. Not archers and scales, but front-end loaders and salad tongs. Not lions and fish, but rakes and Christmas cacti.

February 05, 2017 | By Kathy Bradley | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Stagecoaches arrive in Savannah, southeast Georgia

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

February 05, 2017 | | Life


Fun with the Family with Julie Lavender: Stretch out the fun this month

One must wonder why the calendar month dedicated to love and mushy sentiments, hearts, candy, chocolate and romance has the fewest days of any month. Remedy that colossal calendar calamity with extra-special quality time with those you love this month. Plan strategically to incorporate much fun and celebration, using the holidays below, or create a few of your own to cherish with the family during the month of February.

February 05, 2017 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Common sense can equal good parenting

As regular readers of this column already know, I am completely, 100 percent opposed to children, including teenagers still living at home, being in possession of smart phones. No parent has ever been able to give me a logical reason why a minor should enjoy such a privilege, if enjoy is even the proper word.

February 05, 2017 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.:From out of the past

These columns about issues facing the elderly in this country typically go past reporting and analysis to offer suggested solutions. I admit that I am also an advocate.

January 29, 2017 | | Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: Prep for Super Bowl entertaining

Super Bowl Sunday is one week from today, and whether you're a football fan or not, the big game is a great excuse to throw a party. This year is especially significant because a Georgia team is vying for the trophy. Let's go Atlanta Falcons!

January 29, 2017 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Bulloch and its early roads

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

January 29, 2017 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Like, take away the smart phone

Q: Our 15-year-old daughter has become, over the past year or so, quite a disruptive influence in our normally peaceful home. She was a gem until she entered high school when she almost overnight become disrespectful and combatively argumentative. If she disagrees with a decision we make, she will begin screaming at us, calling us names, and the like. Despite the fact that her face is in her smart phone almost constantly, her grades at the secular private school she attends are still good to excellent and she's not, to our knowledge, hanging with a bad peer group. We ...

January 29, 2017 | | Life


Women's March draws 200 locally

About 200 local residents attended the Women's March in Statesboro, held Jan. 21 on the Georgia Southern University campus. The march was held in tandem with the Women's March on Washington, along with similar demonstrations around the country.

January 29, 2017 | Photos by SCOTT BRYANT | staff | Life


Limited visibility

It has been a week of fog. The first morning it made me think of the tendrils of smoke wafting from a cartoon Santa's pipe, pushed slowly over the fields by a gentle breath. The second it was flat, and had the dull finish of an old car and stretched from earth to sky in a single swath of mourning dove gray.

January 22, 2017 | By Kathy Bradley | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Georgia's key role in creating the 'Dixie Highway'

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

January 22, 2017 | | Life


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Fun with the Family with Julie Lavender: No foolin' — The month of April is upon us

The cosmic forces and calendar fairies attempted to play April Fool's on us for practically the entire month of March, from summer weather one ...

April 02, 2017 | | Life


Avian liturgy: call and response

Across the way, two turkeys, dark and awkward, amble across the field. The larger leads, the smaller follows. Two mockingbirds dive-bomb the holly tree at ...

April 02, 2017 | By Kathy Bradley | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Times have changed; basic tenets of parenting have not

Q: You seem to blame all of America's parenting woes on mental health professionals and imply that if parents still raised kids as did ...

March 26, 2017 | | Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: Spring: Strawberries and market season

Happy spring! We have survived the dreary days of winter and I couldn't be happier to welcome the sunshine, watch the azaleas reveal their ...

March 26, 2017 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: More stagecoach mail routes approved in Georgia

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

March 26, 2017 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: You can overcome the blues

Many behavioral experts say it is perfectly normal to get the "blues" occasionally. The causes of depression are likely far more numerous than most know ...

March 26, 2017 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: Looking at ways to go

Moving past the personal focus of the last column, I return to an exploration of death and aging which was begun earlier.

March 26, 2017 | | Life


Harmony, friendship color annual Holi Festival

The Holi Festival brought a visual display of unity and triumph to the campus of Georgia Southern University - and to Statesboro - on Thursday night.

March 26, 2017 | Photos by SCOTT BRYANT | staff | Life


Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

February 28, 2014 | | Life


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