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Quilting for a cause

Spend a dollar on a raffle ticket, help out a good cause - and possibly win a beautiful, handmade quilt.

August 11, 2013 | By CHARLES CRAVEY Herald writer | Life


A taste of prehistoric life

A land before time, with mysterious and extinct creatures that have long captivated science and popular culture, is now within reach at Georgia Southern University.

August 04, 2013 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Life


Eagle Scout cemetery cleanup uncovers history

When the well-equipped task force arrived on a recent Saturday morning, the tangle of scrubby bushes, trees, briars and tall grass atop a little hill was scarcely recognizable as a cemetery from the nearby dirt road.

July 28, 2013 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Life


OTC displays new sculpture

Statesboro artist and Georgia Southern University professor Marc Moulton has created a piece of art for the Ogeechee Technical College campus. The artwork is displayed on a raised concrete pad near the college's Health Science Building-South.

July 21, 2013 | Special to the Herald | Life


Latest doll craze has Barbie fighting for her life

NEW YORK - As far as catfights go, this is a doozy.

July 21, 2013 | By MAE ANDERSON AP Business Writer | Life


A lesson in second chances

The hospital room where my father lay deathly ill from emphysema and pneumonia was small and sterile. All of his friends in Alcoholics Anonymous were gathered in the cluttered waiting room, telling stories and recounting fond memories of their time with Dr. John Mooney. This was 1982, and my father had been an upstanding citizen of Statesboro for 23 years. You see, he was a well-known surgeon who plummeted through the gates of hell with a drug addiction, along with my mother, until a series of miracles and loving friends forced him to get help. In the recently published book ...

July 14, 2013 | By CAROL LIND MOONEY Special to the Herald | Life


Let freedom rain

The Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department and Sea Island Bank presented the 2013 Firecracker Fest at Mill Creek Regional Park on Thursday.

July 08, 2013 | Photos by SCOTT BRYANT sbryant@statesboroherald.com | Life


Celebrating 100 years of Frieda Street

The Honey Bowen Building was filled to the brim with celebration and emotion as Frieda Street celebrated her 100th birthday.

June 30, 2013 | By GABY BENNETT Herald Intern | Life


For the love of the paws

Some people came to shop. Others shopped to give. But for most, the motivation was probably both, combined with the fun of being there.

June 23, 2013 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Life


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


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Articles by Section - Life


'Prayers from Fiji'

The Murkisons' story began on a regular December night in 2011.

November 23, 2014 | By JASON WERMERS | Life


Yes, Virginia, there is a pine tree with your name on it

Question: What is the Virginia pine? I just received my Market Bulletin and see that numerous Christmas tree farms grow it.

November 16, 2014 | Georgia Department of Agriculture Special to the Herald | Life


3 effects divorce has on your kids

I am a child of divorce. As a kid, I struggled internally with the divorce for one reason - I was no longer going to see my father every day. But, young as I was, I understood my mother and father were better at being friends, and my parents managed to give me and my sister a wonderful childhood. I hold no resentment. However, not all children understand and deal with divorce very well.

November 16, 2014 | Marya Bitsko Deseret News | Life


Local fraternal groups honor veterans

American Legion Auxiliary, Post 90 in Statesboro and Woodmen of the World, Chapter 158, joined with Alpha Delta Kappa, Honorary Teachers Sorority, to provide gifts to veterans at the VA Hospital in Dublin.

November 16, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Life


A Statesboro veteran's memories of flight

As a veteran, I.W. Spence is in an unusual category, but having served means a lot to him and he has maintained a lifelong interest in all things military. This explains why he recently flew aboard a 70-year-old military plane - despite not having the opportunity to jump out.

November 09, 2014 | Al Hackle | Life


How Charlie Brown saved Halloween

Whether it's trick-or-treating, decorating sugar cookies or watching scary movies, almost everyone has a favorite Halloween tradition or two. It's a holiday that is celebrated around the world, albeit with some pretty major differences.

November 02, 2014 | Deseret News Special to the Herald | Life


How to pick a college? Data crunchers may help

WASHINGTON - For many high school seniors, fall means deciding where to apply for college and maybe visiting a guidance counselor. Data crunchers hope to help.

November 02, 2014 | The Associated Press Special to the Herald | Life


What goes bump in the Boro

Nobody knows how to build up to Halloween quite like we do here in Statesboro. With ghost tours, zombie runs, parading pumpkins and costumed canines, it's been one celebration after another all week. Enjoy these pictures from various Halloween happenings around town.

November 02, 2014 | From staff reports | Life


Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

February 28, 2014 | | Life


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