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Top shots seek national title

A few days every week, on a stretch of farmland near the county's edge, a group of friends get together to do what they have since childhood.

June 16, 2013 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Life


A tale of 3 love stories

Twenty-five years ago, three couples met several times at Arby's in Statesboro to plan the wedding of Mae Fonda DeLoach and Tony Riggs.

June 09, 2013 | By CHARLES CRAVEY Herald Correspondent | Life


How 'bout these dogs?

Last weekend, Anderson's General Store hosted DockDogs, a three-day, high-flying canine aquatics competition.

June 02, 2013 | Photos by SCOTT BRYANT sbryant@statesboroherald.com | Life


Valedictorians 2013

Editor's Note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Wednesday's print edition: Sherwin Davoud, the valedictorian at Statesboro High School, chose retired Langston Chapel Middle School teacher Kathy Tucker as his STAR teacher. The name of his STAR teacher was incorrect in an article Sunday in the Lifestyles section. The Herald regrets the error.

May 26, 2013 | From staff reports Stories by Holli Deal Bragg, Hayley Greene, Jeff Harrison, Rahn Hutcheson and Gabby Bennett | Life


The future begins now

More than 20,000 people packed into Paulson Stadium last Saturday, May 11 to watch nearly 2,500 undergraduate students graduate from Georgia Southern University. Luis Aguilar, a 1976 GSU graduate and a commissioner on the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, was the keynote speaker.

May 19, 2013 | Photos by SCOTT BRYANT sbryant@statesboroherald.com | Life


Fishing rodeo reels in a mess of kids

Last Saturday morning, the Statesboro Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department and the Bulloch Bassmasters hosted the 10th annual Bassmasters Fishing Rodeo at Mill Creek Pond for children ages 5 to 15 years. About 180 kids registered to participate with their families. Over 70 sponsors supplied gifts for every child, and entrants had a crack at $50 for catching tagged fish.

May 12, 2013 | Photos by SCOTT BRYANT sbryant@statesboroherald.com | Life


Working to stomp out bullying

Michael Boddie has a career goal: to teach Spanish in a Georgia high school.

May 05, 2013 | By JASON WERMERS | Life


A tale of 2 love stories

It's a book you cannot put down, a gripping storyline that reads like a disturbing movie that you can barely fathom but feel compelled to keep watching because it is so powerful.

April 28, 2013 | By JENNY LYNN ANDERSON Special to the Herald | Life


Everybody's gone surfin'

"Surfin' USA: Greatest Hits of the Beach Boys" hit the Emma Kelly Theater Saturday to take the evening's audience on a journey back in time to summer days, good friends and great music. Rockin' guitar intros got guests out of their seats and grooving to classic Beach Boy hits including "I Get Around," Kokomono," "Good Vibrations," "Don't Worry Baby" and, of course, "Surfin' USA."

April 21, 2013 | | Life


Statesboro Kiwanis Rodeo

On April 5 and 6, for the third year in a row, the Statesboro Kiwanis Club invited Hedrick Rodeo Company to the fairgrounds. The rodeo, an International Professional Rodeo Association event, drew more than 4,000 visitors each night as local riders competed against world champions in bareback and saddle bronc riding, calf roping, steer wrestling, barrel racing, team roping and bull riding. There were also fun, nonprofessional contests including a calf scramble and steer dressing.

April 14, 2013 | Photos by SCOTT BRYANT sbryant@statesboroherald.com | Life


Deen Day Smith honorees gather for annual coffee

Following Tuesday evening's 25th Annual Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards gala at Georgia Southern University's Nessmith-Lane Conference Center, this year's award recipients as well as past recipients enjoyed socializing at a coffee held in their honor at Pittman Park United Methodist Church Wednesday morning.

April 07, 2013 | By SCOTT BRYANT sbryant@statesboroherald.com | Life


Let's get artsy

Georgia Southern University's annual ArtsFest, now in its 31st year, will be held April 6 and is the perfect opportunity to let your little artists shine - and perhaps your own inner artist, too.

March 31, 2013 | By CASEY STODDARD cstoddard@statesboroherald.com | Life


Festival quenches students' thirst for knowledge

On Friday, approximately 850 fourth-grade students attended the 2013 Children's Water Festival hosted by Keep Bulloch Beautiful and Georgia Southern University.

March 24, 2013 | | Life


Statesboro Music Festival

The Statesboro Music Festival returned for its second year last weekend at the Statesboro Kiwanis Ogeechee Fairgrounds. The three-day festival welcomed spring with over 20 different musical performances from across several genres, family activities for all ages and local vendors providing their best products.

March 17, 2013 | | Life


Up with People

More than 110 performers from 20 countries arrived at the Averitt Center for the Arts Monday to continue their 18-city world tour with Up with People, a nonprofit organization designed to provide travel, cultural, art performance and community service experiences for its students, who pay tuition.

March 10, 2013 | | Life


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Consumer Q's: Blue butterflies

Delete Question: A friend sent photos of the blue butterflies now at the butterfly house at Callaway Gardens. Can I attract this butterfly to my garden?

September 14, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Life


The Moth Project

Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which appears in Tuesday's print edition: Wendy DesChene is an associate professor of art at Auburn University. Because of a photographer's mistake, her employer was listed incorrectly in a photo caption and article that appeared on page 1B Sunday. The Statesboro Herald regrets the error.

September 14, 2014 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life


Go blue or go home

Georgia Southern's first home game as a member of college football's highest division Saturday prompted a weeklong celebration that spilled over into downtown Statesboro.

September 07, 2014 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life


Consumer Q's: Pear problems and apple inquiries

Question: Is it true I can no longer purchase a 'Bradford' pear tree? Someone told me this at a nursery.

August 31, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Life


13-year-old fashion designer finds success

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - At the age of 9, Isabella Rose Taylor - a painter since she was 3 - took a weeklong sewing class with an eye toward incorporating textiles into her artwork. She quickly discovered a love for fashion design as well, taking the class twice more that summer. Now, at 13, her line is debuting at Nordstrom stores this fall and she's set to hold her first show at New York Fashion Week."

August 31, 2014 | The Associated Press | Life


Consumer Q's: Safety tips for kids' bagged lunches

Question: What kind of walnut is sold in the grocery store? It does not taste the same as the black walnuts I grew up with.

August 24, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Life


Perfect parenting expectation bad for mental health

Parenting takes on a new level of stress as "mommy bloggers" take over the Internet and Facebook becomes stocked with perfect pictures of parents with their children at the park.

August 24, 2014 | Deseret News | Life


Cost of childrearing at a quarter of a million dollars

If parents over time amassed a quarter-million dollars, they could afford outright the cost of raising a child born in 2013 - with enough left over to throw in a fairly decent used car in which said child could drive into adulthood.

August 24, 2014 | Deseret News | Life


Boiled, roasted and fried

How hot was it at the Brooklet Peanut Festival last weekend?

August 24, 2014 | From staff reports | Life


Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

February 28, 2014 | | Life


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