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Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: How to live successfully and live to please God

Every sincere Christian wants to live to please God. It can be difficult in a world plagued by temptation, doubt, fear. But the Bible gives instruction on how to live successfully for Christ. For example, people in the Bible, although human, are powerful examples for us. Consider the lives of men and women such as Noah, Moses, Joseph, Deborah, David, Mary, Peter, John, Paul and many others. Hebrews 11 makes the point more clearly than I am able.

October 15, 2017 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Looking at Bulloch towns through county's history

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

October 15, 2017 | | Life


A snail, some vines and a feather

Scene 1: A snail shell sits still and alone on the concrete of the carport at Sandhill. It is about an inch-and-a-half long, the color of coffee diluted with lots of milk, with the slightest sheen. I don't remember the last time I've seen one. I am entranced.

October 15, 2017 | By Kathy Bradley | Life


Dynamic duo dances their way to the mirror balls

Benefitting Safe Haven, a program of Citizens Against Violence Inc., this year's Dancing with the Statesboro Stars was a night to remember. The event was held at the Georgia Southern University Performing Arts Center on Oct. 5, with an encore performance on Oct. 8. The event raised more than $130,000.

October 15, 2017 | Photos by SCOTT BRYANT | staff | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Don't get 'too big for your britches'

In my latest book, "Grandma Was Right After All!," I take the top 25 parenting sayings of my youth and explain what they really meant. I do so because they've been distorted and demonized by the mental health community as psychologically harmful, which is balderdash given that child mental health is ten times worse today than it was in the 1950s, when their usage was commonplace.

October 08, 2017 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Georgia's militia districts multiply inside Bulloch

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

October 08, 2017 | | Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: Dinner on the grounds is like coming home

On the first Sunday of October at noon every year, my family shares the time-honored tradition of attending homecoming and dinner on the grounds at Richland Baptist Church, known fondly to the locals as "Old Richland." Since the 1800s, family and friends have gathered among the Middle Georgia pines of Twiggs County to worship and fellowship. With a nip in the air, this year was no exception. The service is reverent, the food is plentiful and the people are like coming home.

October 08, 2017 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: Offering help to each other

Christian brotherhood is a wonderful, yet complex bond between individuals saved by grace, and in continual need of spiritual help from God to live faithfully in a world devastated by sin. Our common heritage as God's children makes it possible for us to enable one another, through the power of the Holy Spirit, to be victorious over Satan and his forces. This is why Christians in the Roman province of Galatia were instructed by Paul to "Bear one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ" (Galatians 6:2).

October 08, 2017 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: All that glitters

The world of personal finance abounds with wise words that often are ignored by people who should be wiser. "All that glitters is not gold." "If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is not true." "Pay attention to what they are not saying." "Be sure to read the fine print." "Let the buyer beware."

October 08, 2017 | | Life


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 the brilliant autumn shades that are sure to appear this month. Search the woods for fall's glorious shades of amber, peach, cardinal, crimson and gold, and celebrate everything the season brings: football frenzies, fall festivals, costumed kids and candy corn. Add some of these seasonal holidays, too, to your autumn days or make up a few of your own.

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 inconvenient given that there are lots of dogs in our neighborhood. Since then she's become afraid of noises at night, wind (she thinks a hurricane is coming), and dying in her sleep. Needless to say, she is anxious a lot of the time. We've talked to her, reassured her, and so on, but nothing has worked. She's becoming a wreck, and so am I. Should I take her to a counselor? If ...

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" in the Emma Kelly Theater on Oct. 7 at 7:30 p.m.

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 to be" taking on the colloquial Southern meaning of "presented with the understanding and belief that it was" - a silver-leaf maple.

September 29, 2017 | By Kathy Bradley | Life


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Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Several stories lurk behind naming of Hopeulikit

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

December 31, 2017 | | Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: Year in review: My top 5 restaurant experiences

On this final day of 2017, I've decided to take a look back at my best dining experiences of the year and share them ...

December 31, 2017 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: Making resolutions

The new year is upon us. For some, it is the time for making resolutions to change bad habits or character traits or to launch ...

December 31, 2017 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: Jesus: He comes to make his blessings flow

The sin of Adam and Eve in the garden of Eden brought a curse on not only men and women, but on nature itself.

December 24, 2017 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Discipline: Nothing new under the sun

Q: My parents recently told me that my husband and I are letting our toddler run our family and that it's becoming increasingly uncomfortable ...

December 24, 2017 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Postmaster general names early Bulloch town 'Gnat'

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

December 24, 2017 | | Life


Mermaids, Christmas and Amazon Prime

Chambless is 5. Her future career goals include being a mermaid. At a recent Georgia Southern football game, she excitedly noted that all of the ...

December 24, 2017 | By Kathy Bradley | Life


TMT Farms: Lighting up the holidays

TMT Farms hosts thousands each holiday season - thousands of people eager to enjoy the Christmas light display and feel the magic of the holidays.

December 24, 2017 | Photos by SCOTT BRYANT | staff | 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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