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Jars of Clay impresses at local show

Jars of Clay, one of the most popular Contemporary Christian bands worldwide, has been evolving for the past 18 years, following the group's inauspicious beginnings while students at Greenville College in Illinois.

September 09, 2012 | By CHARLES CRAVEY Special to the Herald | Life


3 GSU faculty members named governor’s fellows

Three Georgia Southern University faculty members have been named Governor's Teaching Fellows.

September 09, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Life


Cultural exchange

On Tuesday, Aug. 28, Georgia Southern University welcomed a delegation of Korean students from Keimyung University in Daegu, South Korea, to campus as part of the collaborative exchange program the two schools have enjoyed since 2001.

September 02, 2012 | By Scott Bryant | Life


2012 Brooklet Peanut Festival

The grounds were littered with peanut shells as people enjoyed the treat for which the Brooklet Peanut Festival is known; boiled peanuts. Vendors offered hot, fresh and salty boiled peanuts as well as roasted and even fried peanuts at the festival's 23rd annual celebration on Saturday, Aug 18. Throughout the day, crowds also enjoyed watching free live entertainment, vendors and games. The festival ended with a street dance Saturday night featuring Randy "Hat Man" Smith and the Magic Rocks Band.

August 26, 2012 | Scott Bryant | Life


Enjoying life at 100

Eleanor Akins turned 100 looking back with laughter and appreciation on episodes from a life she continues to enjoy living.

August 19, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Life


Rainy start to fall camp

Rain and lightning hampered the Georgia Southern Eagles' first  day of fall football practice on Thursday.

August 05, 2012 | Scott Bryant | Life


Boys and girls learn in the summer

Children whirl around a bustling game room and gym, seeking bragging rights at a foosball table, fast-stepping to interactive dance games and sprinting against friends in a relay race.

July 29, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Life


Future nurses work in Costa Rica

Within a month of receiving their high school diplomas, six students from Future Nurses Clubs at area high schools traveled through Costa Rica for two weeks as part of Georgia Southern University's annual Nursing Study Abroad program.

July 21, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Life


Award-winning photos by Scott Bryant

Statesboro Herald staff photographer Scott Bryant has won many awards for his photography over the years - including 16 this year for work published in 2011.

July 15, 2012 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life


Firecracker Fest 2012

The Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department and Sea Island Bank presented the 2012 Firecracker Fest at Mill Creek Regional Park on Wednesday.

July 08, 2012 | | Life


SHS marching band goes to DC

Sixty-six members of the Statesboro High School Blue Devil Marching Band and 14 chaperones are scheduled to board two chartered buses tonight for just about the fullest Fourth of July experience imaginable in Washington, D.C.

July 01, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Life


Adventure in agriculture

Farm living was the life for about 350 area youngsters Friday, who spent the better part of the day immersed in an environment of tractors, livestock and produce.

June 24, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Life


Scientists fish for knowledge

SKIDAWAY ISLAND - More than 15 miles from the inlet marshes of Savannah and shores of Sapelo Island, like a drop of gray on a vast blue canvas, the enormous Nancy Foster research vessel bobs steadily atop the surface of the Atlantic Ocean.

June 17, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Life


On Art with Lynn Lilly - Artists reveal their nature

Drew Cottril's oil paintings open a window to the immense scope of the natural world. Virginia Russell's ceramics let you hold it in the palm of your hand.

June 10, 2012 | | Life


Class of 2012

Seniors from Statesboro High School, Southeast Bulloch High School and Portal High School participated in separate commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 26, at Georgia Southern University's Hanner Fieldhouse.

June 03, 2012 | | Life


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Articles by Section - Life


Area campers R.E.A.D.Y. for success

Lives were changed during the seventh annual R.E.A.D.Y. 2000 Inc. Summer Enrichment Camp, held last month at the W.W. Mann Center and The Body of Christ Assembly, Inc.

July 27, 2014 | By JOHN B. LATSON Special to the Herald | Life


On pointe - Statesboro Youth Ballet summer intensive program

Under the direction of Statesboro Youth Ballet director Jurijs Safonovs, students completed two weeks of rigorous study at the Averitt Center for the Arts Summer Ballet Intensive Friday.

July 27, 2014 | By SCOTT BRYANT sbryant@statesboroherald.com | Life


Local briefs

DLocal officer completes DUI training course

July 20, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Life


How do you get to Carnegie Hall?

On June 18, 25 members of the Statesboro Youth Chorale serenaded passengers of the 11:38 a.m. Jet Blue flight from Savannah to John F. Kennedy International Airport.

July 20, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Life


The most popular sport in the world

Soccer - or football, as it's known in the rest of the world - is deadly serious business in the United Kingdom.

July 13, 2014 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life


A tale of 2 centennials

Candler County and Evans County may not be identical twins, but they have more in common than many siblings, and they remain joined at the hip. Created by acts of the Georgia Legislature in the summer of 1914 with ratification by voters that fall, both are now celebrating their 100th birthdays.

July 07, 2014 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Life


Graduates receive $4,000 in scholarships

Four recent graduates received $1,000 scholarships from Bulloch County's Georgia Association of Educators chapter on June 13 during a special banquet to honor their achievements. Sydney Davis and Andreas Ward of Statesboro High School, Brantley Spence of Portal Middle High School and Preston Smith of Southeast Bulloch High School each attended the event with their families and shared their future plans.

July 06, 2014 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Life


Local student wins Ga. forestry contest

Eric Riggs, a rising 10th-grade student at Southeast Bulloch High School, was selected as the winner of the Georgia Forestry Foundation's 2014 "Forestry: A Foundation for Our Future" artwork and slogan contest in the ninth–12th grade category. GFF awarded Riggs and SEBHS a prize package valued at $35,000. More than 1,000 students statewide participated, and Riggs' artwork was selected from 56 entries that were chosen to be judged.

July 06, 2014 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Life


Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

February 28, 2014 | | Life


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