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Helping the BCCF do its job of spreading Christmas Cheer

The Bryan County Children's Fund made Christmas brighter for 450 children from 250 families in 2014. None of it would have been possible without those who pitched in to help in one form or another.

January 08, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Elder passes advice to great-grandson

Dear Cameron Charles Yarbrough: For the past 15 years, I have taken the opportunity at the beginning of the New Year to share some advice - first with your dad and his cousins and now with you, my great-grandson. I hope you don't mind and will bear with me. You probably would rather be playing with your Legos and I understand that but maybe something in this letter might make a difference in your life in years to come. I pray that will be so.

January 08, 2015 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion


Bringing home babies

One day, Lily, Mae, Samford and Griffin Armitage will be old enough to understand the impact their simultaneous arrivals have had on Sherri and Paul Armitage's lives.

January 08, 2015 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Sound off for Jan. 8

These opinions are not the News'. Callers are not required to identify themselves, so we can neither verify sources nor their motives. Call 756-4021 to leave a message.

January 08, 2015 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


Bryan County drive helps the homeless

Several local entities, retailers, churches and schools recently teamed up to make the first-ever "Help the Homeless Drive of Bryan County" a success.

January 08, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Clinic sets ribbon-cutting for Friday

Complete.MD Medical Care will have a ribbon-cutting at 9:30 a.m. Friday, followed by an open house from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at its Richmond Hill location, 9665 Ford Ave.

January 08, 2015 | Special to the News | Business


See and Be Seen: Christmas tree drop off

Local community members took down their holiday decorations and dropped off their live Christmas trees at J.F. Gregory Park to be recycled. The trees were put into a wood chipper to create mulch. Tiffany Stroud caught some of the action on her camera.

January 08, 2015 | | Life on the Hill


Update: Teen in wreck now in stable condition

The 15-year-old put in a medically induced coma Tuesday after the car she was riding in was struck by a school bus is now in stable condition and responsive, according to the Georgia State Patrol trooper who investigated the crash.

January 08, 2015 | Staff report | Local news


The next 7 days

Upcoming events selected by Life on the Hill staff:

January 08, 2015 | Staff Report | Life on the Hill


Eagles men get first Sun Belt basketball win

STATESBORO - In a game that was horrendous on both sides with turnovers and missed shots, it seemed like the first team that hit 40 points was going to win.

January 08, 2015 | By Matt Yogus Correspondent | Sports


Isakson heading Senate VA Committee

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., Wednesday was named chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs, which will play a role in ensuring that reforms passed by Congress last year are implemented to improve services and health care delivery for veterans.

January 08, 2015 | Special to the News | Military


State DoE seeks student advisors

State School Superintendent-elect Richard Woods is accepting applications for the 2015 Student Advisory Council.

January 07, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


It's going to be cold tonight, Thursday

Freeze and wind chill advisories have been issued for tonight and tomorrow morning for our area, according to the Liberty County Emergency Management Agency.

January 07, 2015 | Staff Report | Public Safety


RH preschool owner honored by state

Richmond Hill resident Audrey Singleton, owner of the Richmond Hill Montessori Preschool, recently was recognized by the Georgia Child Care Association. For her 20 years of service to childhood education, fellow child-care facility owners who felt Singleton had made a commitment to the industry throughout the year nominated her for the honor.

January 07, 2015 | By Tiffany Stroud Correspondent | Life on the Hill


Wounded Warrior Project is like a scam

Editor, I've been seeing a lot more commercials for the Wounded Warrior Project on television recently, requesting that I send in my $19 per month.

January 07, 2015 | | Opinion


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God gives us all reasons to sing

Something that intrigues me is what I hear every morning as I wake up - the singing of birds.

January 31, 2015 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Life, nature among reasons to plant trees

Before your calendar fills up, here is a good Saturday activity for March.

January 31, 2015 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


College names presidential search panel

MOUNT VERNON - Brewton-Parker College Chairman of the Board and Acting President Gary Campbell recently released the names of members who constitute the presidential search committee for the 17th president of Brewton-Parker College.

January 31, 2015 | Special to the News | Education


Keep pressing on to the goal

Paul was a man who sought to do what God wanted him to do, no matter the cost. He tried to live in a manner that brought glory to God, and pointed people to Jesus.

January 30, 2015 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


I have a few '-gates' of my own

Who would have ever thought that an ill-conceived plan to break into the Watergate hotel during the 1972 Democratic convention would lead to a suffix explosion of named scandals and dirty deeds?

January 30, 2015 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle


'American Sniper' lives up to hype

"American Sniper" was a film that originally was given a limited release in order to qualify it for awards consideration. It was widely released Jan. 16, and it caused quite a stir by having the biggest January opening weekend in history, grossing $89 million. I'm here to tell you that it was pretty much worth every bit of fanfare.

January 30, 2015 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Things to Do


Signups continue for SBCR spring sports

SBCR Spring Sports & Activities

January 30, 2015 | Special to the news | Local sports


Rotarians hear of sea rescue, musical program

During last week's Rotary Club of Richmond Hill meeting at the City Center in J.F. Gregory Park, megateeth diver Bill Eberlein, who is a past Rotary Club of Richmond Hill president, told members of his recent rescue after being lost at sea during a dive. In addition, Jenny Woodruff from the Savannah Music Festival gave a presentation about their Musical Explorers educational-outreach program.

January 30, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Mobile food drop headed to J.F. Gregory Park

The United Way of the Coastal Empire's Bryan County Office and the United Way Mobile Food Pantry will be in Richmond Hill from 10 a.m. until noon Thursday at J.F. Gregory Park for a mobile food drop.

January 30, 2015 | Staff Bryan County News | Local news


Wildcat baseball schedule released

Richmond Hill High School released its 2015 baseball schedule Friday.

January 30, 2015 | | Local sports


Drilling off Georgia coast proposed

The federal government is proposing opening the Atlantic Ocean to offshore drilling, and is soliciting comments from the public.

January 30, 2015 | Staff Report | News


Stewart getting more troops this summer

The 63rd Expeditionary Signal Battalion will move from Fort Gordon to Fort Stewart in July, according to a press release from Fort Stewart.

January 30, 2015 | Staff Report | Military


Make Bible study a daily habit

Sometimes, habits are not good.

January 29, 2015 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Sharpe gets 200th win

Former Richmond Hill High School point guard Andy Sharpe, now head coach at NCAA Division 2 Southern Arkansas University, picked up his 200thcoaching win as a college coach on Jan. 15 the Muleriders beat visiting Champion Baptist 81-42.

January 29, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local sports


Roundup: Lady Redskins win two of three

The Bryan County High School Lady Redskins played serious defense Friday night against visiting Bacon County, earning a 49-7 win.

January 29, 2015 | Staff Bryan County News | Local sports


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