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Checklist for fall garden care

Checklist for fall garden care

    You can see and feel the change of seasons. Fall color is starting to appear; pansies, mums and asters are in the garden center and your thoughts are turning to preparing your landscape for winter.

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From the beat to the books

From the beat to the books

           In a second-floor classroom inside the Carroll Building at Georgia Southern University, equipped with dimmed fluorescent lights and a projector, Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner holds a policing lecture class with about 25 students each Wednesday.

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Updated: sep. 21, 2014 9:43 a.m.
Consumer Q's: Blue butterflies

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?

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Updated: sep. 14, 2014 11:59 p.m.
The Moth Project

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.

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Updated: sep. 14, 2014 8:54 p.m.
Go blue or go home

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.

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Updated: sep. 07, 2014 11:59 p.m.


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.

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Updated: aug. 31, 2014 11:59 p.m.
13-year-old fashion designer finds success

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."

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Updated: aug. 31, 2014 11:59 p.m.


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.

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Updated: aug. 24, 2014 11:59 p.m.


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.

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Updated: aug. 24, 2014 11:59 p.m.
Cost of childrearing at a quarter of a million dollars

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.

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Updated: aug. 24, 2014 11:59 p.m.
Boiled, roasted and fried

Boiled, roasted and fried

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

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Updated: aug. 24, 2014 10:56 p.m.


Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

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