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Fun with the Family with Julie Lavender: Count your blessings in the calm and storm

Despite the struggles and hardships last month's hurricane caused, the month of November serves as a daily reminder to count our blessings, both at home and beyond. The onslaught and aftermath of the storm banded families and united the community in ways that strengthened the underlying fibers of our close-knit population.

November 13, 2016 | | Life


Kathy Bradley: The gospel of Saint Kathy

The morning after the presidential election breaks still and gentle. The colors of the landscape - pale gray, faded blue, soft green - make me think of cashmere sweaters. There is no breeze worth noting. The flag that proclaims "Welcome Friends" hangs straight and limp from the flagpole, and the wind chimes ring out only the infrequent single note.

November 13, 2016 | | Life


A Lesson In Democracy

While the nation went to the polls on Election Day Tuesday, students at Mattie Lively Elementary School got a jump start on doing their civic duty.

November 13, 2016 | Scott Bryant | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: First roads are built in Georgia colony

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

November 06, 2016 | | Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: 3 Thanksgiving side dishes for your family table

Happy November! The biggest food holiday of the year is just weeks away, and I've got three side dishes to enliven your family feast. Each recipe offers something unique: 1) a family tradition, 2) a restaurant-inspired dish and 3) an original recipe. From sweet to savory, I've got you covered! Whether you're hosting Thanksgiving at home or traveling, cook up one of these Southern sides and you'll have everyone chowing down with gratitude.

November 06, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Grandpa's advice isn't the best for unmotivated teen

Q: Our 17-year-old daughter is bright but puts very little effort into her schoolwork. For example, she currently has very low grades in several classes simply because of not turning in assignments. Her only after-school activity is hanging out with her friends, so the problem, in our estimation, is simply one of setting priorities. We think she needs a job and have made getting one a condition of having access to a car (one of ours) other than to drive to work and back. We have also told her that to have broad driving privileges, she must get her grades ...

November 06, 2016 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: Lost in 'the cloud'

I hear a lot lately about "the cloud," a cyberspace phenomenon in the realm of computers and smartphones. It is not physical, takes up no space and is not really anywhere but is everywhere. Apparently it is possible to park in the cloud an infinite amount of electronic information, which can be retrieved at will.

November 06, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: The Southern 'good roads' movement takes hold

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

October 30, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: 1960s shift blurred boundary between adults and children

In the 1960s, as part of an overall, culture-wide paradigm shift, a sea-change took place concerning our collective understandings concerning the rearing of children. The two fundamental questions in that regard are and have always been: 1) What is the nature of a child? 2) What constitute parent responsibilities toward a child? In the 1950s and before, those questions were answered in one way; since the 1960s, they have been answered in quite another.

October 30, 2016 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: There is only one

Reportedly, when Scotland's famous novelist and poet Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832) was on his death bed, he said to his son-in-law, "Bring me the book." Looking at the more than 20,000 volumes in Scott's library, the younger man asked, "What book?" Sir Walter replied, "Need you ask? There is but one book, the Bible."

October 30, 2016 | | Life


Kathy Bradley: Stop, nest and listen

Within the arms of the tree lost to the hurricane, I found a nest. Deep and empty like a soup bowl slurped clean, it was cradled between two branches. In wind strong enough to topple the tree, it had somehow remained whole.

October 30, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: New roads in Georgia use federal standards

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

October 23, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: 'Executive function' the latest iteration of ADHD

The new school year is still fresh and "it" has already begun, "it" being the ongoing effort on the part of schools to persuade parents that there is something wrong with their kids' brains.

October 23, 2016 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: How should we view the Bible?

My son, keep my words and treasure up my commandments with you; keep my commandments and live; keep my teaching as the apple of your eye; bind them on your fingers; write them on the tablet of your heart. - Proverbs 7:1-4

October 23, 2016 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: Why are so many seniors living in poverty?

People who are old and also poor are often noted in these columns. Well, that's proper. A lot of older people do live in poverty, and the number is growing. Where do they all come from?

October 23, 2016 | | Life


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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

January 29, 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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