From Richmond Hill Police Department reports:
I managed to surprize my husband recently when I casually admitted that I had never seen the movie 'A Christmas Story'. As is his habit, he immediately set about continuing my cultural makeover - an essential part of my 'Americanization', according to him - and equally as important as the blue American passport I was granted two years ago.
Teams from Richmond Hill High School and Bryan County High School will square off Tuesday in the championship rounds of the Richmond HIll Holiday Classic at RHHS.
Firefighters, family members and their friends filled the Bryan County Emergency Services fire station No. 7 Monday for its annual promotional ceremony, badge pinning and Firefighter of the Year award presentation.
Bryan County Emergency Services will hold its second annual "Biggest Loser" contest beginning next month.
The first "Hobbit" film was mediocre. The second was a slight improvement.
Usually around Christmas, I get really excited about the coming year and all of the possibilities it may bring. I make a list of priorities and set some new goals, some of which revolve around health and fitness. Perhaps you are a runner, a cyclist, or a swimmer and you are looking for that one goal that would make 2015 your best year yet. Maybe you have participated in the same events year after year and are growing tired of the "same ol' thing."
The Richmond Hill Lions Club met Dec. 11 at the Richmond Hill City Center in J.F. Gregory Park for the annual Christmas dinner party and auction.
From Bryan County Sheriff's Department reports:
My wife and I welcomed a new member to our family Dec. 13 when our middle son married his college sweetheart, whom he dated for the previous nine years.
These words are dedicated to the memory of my friend, the late Otis Brumby Jr., publisher of the Marietta Daily Journal, who encouraged me to run this column each Christmas. It is also dedicated to those who believe.
It's Christmas again, which means we were granted another year. Ben Franklin was right: "Time is the stuff life is made of." It behooves us to ponder its swift passage.
"Then the angel said to her, 'Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bring forth a Son, and shall call His name Jesus'" (Luke 1:30-31 NKJV).
It was late in the summer of my parents' lives that I was born into a family with three children well on their way to being grown and done with home.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep.-elect Earl L. "Buddy" Carter recently earned appointment to several posts with seats on the Homeland Security, Education and the Workforce, and Oversight and Government Reform committees.
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.
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?
"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.
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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.
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.
Richmond Hill High School released its 2015 baseball schedule Friday.
The federal government is proposing opening the Atlantic Ocean to offshore drilling, and is soliciting comments from the public.
The 63rd Expeditionary Signal Battalion will move from Fort Gordon to Fort Stewart in July, according to a press release from Fort Stewart.
Sometimes, habits are not good.
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.
The Bryan County High School Lady Redskins played serious defense Friday night against visiting Bacon County, earning a 49-7 win.
The environmental advocacy group One Hundred Miles is chartering a bus to take area residents to Atlanta in February to talk to legislators about issues facing the Georgia coast.
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Barber Nicolas Martinez has been cutting hair in Richmond Hill for weeks now, putting skills he learned in the Marines to good use by giving something back to those less fortunate.