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Community announcements for June 25

Canaan Missionary Baptist Church of Richmond Hill will celebrate its "Family and Friends Day" at 5 p.m. Sunday. The public is invited to join the church for an informative and family-centered occasion. The Rev. Kenneth McNeil will be speaker. For more information call the church at 912-756-3533.

June 25, 2014 | Staff report | Community Announcements


'Crossroads' to get makeover

Richmond Hill's busiest intersection will soon be getting some curb appeal, thanks in part to a $50,000 grant from the Georgia Department of Transportation.

June 25, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Wrestlers practice art at RHHS

High caliber wrestlers from Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee and Florida attended Arturo Holmes' The Wresting Center Camp Tuesday at Richmond Hill High School. The 46 participants were coached by Arturo Holmes, who puts on clinics like this one across the nation, according to RHHS wrestling coach Bob Parker, who says the school is "fortunate to have him here." Parker thanked Richmond Hill youth wrestling coach Dan Krug and the Director of South Bryan County Recreation Kay Green for helping put the camp together.

June 24, 2014 | Taylor Carpenter Bryan County News | Local sports


Grotheer to fill in as county administrator, looks forward to challenge

Bryan County's top accountant will also be its top appointed leader beginning July 1, after county commissioners appointed Chief Financial Officer John Grotheer as interim county administrator at the board's June meeting.

June 24, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Lean on the Lord in tough times

As I watched the NBA Finals the other night, I saw a lot of disappointment on the faces of players, coaches and fans. I'm confident there were fans who couldn't sleep because of the outcome.

June 24, 2014 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Commitment great; rewards are greater

The great Apostle Paul speaks, in the seventh chapter of 1 Corinthians, by permission on the subject of marriage.

June 24, 2014 | By Pastor Dr. Larry S. Murray Columnist | Faith


Dream Finders Homes opens model at Waterways

Representatives of Dream Finders Homes cut the ribbon on a model home in WaterWays Township on Thursday.

June 24, 2014 | Staff report | Business


Memories and mama's soul food

Mama used to fry biscuits. If you had known Mama, that wouldn't surprise you, because she fried every food possible. In the course of her life, I knew her to fry green beans, corn, grits and cornmeal mush.

June 24, 2014 | By Ronda Rich Columnist | Opinion


SBCRD 8U team qualifies for state

The South Bryan County Recreation Department's 8U team has advanced to the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association state tournament after finishing second in the District 2 tourney. The state tourney is July 9-12 in Sylvania.

June 24, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local sports


4th with the 3rd on the 1st

Join the City of Pembroke and First Baptist Church as they celebrate "The 4th with the 3rd on the 1st," for the 4th Annual Patriotic Picnic and Concert featuring the Army's 3rd Infantry Division Band from Fort Stewart.

June 24, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Things to Do


Winners give prize back to charity

When the Plantation Lumber and Hardware store had an open house in May, raffle tickets were sold to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The raffle prize was an "Ultimate Big Green Egg Grill Package," which included a large grill with a lifetime warranty, a canopy tent, a $100 gift certificate and more.

June 24, 2014 | By Tiffany Stroud Correspondent | Life on the Hill


See and be seen: Dream Finders Homes ribbon cutting

Attendees enjoy themselves at the ribbon cutting for Dream Finder Homes in Waterways Township on June 19. Taylor Carpenter took along her camera to document the event.

June 24, 2014 | | Life on the Hill


Learn to love little things

I wish toddler enthusiasm was infectious. I love seeing my 2-year-old daughter happy about anything and, to an extent, her elation at simple things does wear off on me. However, it would be nice if I could get as excited about anything in life - anything at all - as Reese does about blowing bubbles. Or sitting in a wading pool in the backyard. Or getting a taste of apple juice that hasn't been cut with water to reduce the sugar content.

June 24, 2014 | By Hollie Moore Barnidge Columnist | Opinion


The next 7 days

June 25: Hawaiian Luau Yappy Hour - From 6-8 p.m., at the Fish Tales Restaurant at the Fort McAllister Marina the community and their dogs are invited to the Yappy Hour Hawaiian fancy dress dog competition. A beer tasting will be provided by Southern Eagle, and dogs can enjoy doggie smoothies for $3 for a small cup or $4 for large cups. Smoothie flavors include tropical honey or peanut butter blueberry. There will be giveaways from Fish Tales, Southern Eagle and the Bryan County Bark Park Association, as well as an opportunity to enter your dog for the best Hawaiian ...

June 24, 2014 | Staff report | Life on the Hill


Fowler named to GMA board

Richmond Hill Mayor Harold Fowler was elected to the Board of Directors for the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) during the association's annual meeting in Savannah June 24.

June 24, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news


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City to smoke test sewer pipes

Those who see smoke coming out of a sewer vent next week shouldn't worry. It's just the city of Richmond Hill conducting smoke tests to find leaks in its sewer system.

July 24, 2014 | Special to the News | Local news


Heavy use of English language

I am a heavy user of the English language. If it carried a usage fee or royalty, I always would be over-budget (according to my husband).

July 24, 2014 | By Lesley Frances Columnist | Lifestyle


Fitness tests demand soldiers' best efforts

Each day of Spartan Week presented a new athletic challenge for all the soldiers assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division's 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team.

July 24, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Military


Coastal Endodontics adds dentist

Coastal Endodontics announced the addition of a new dentist to its staff. Dr. Matthew Palazzolo, a board eligible endodontist with a certificate in Endodontics, is an active member of both the American Association of Endodontists and the American Dental Association, according to a press release.

July 23, 2014 | | Business


Be content with who you are

I recently read a story of a lady who spent $30,000 so she could look like Kim Kardashian. Now, she has to spend the next few years paying it off.

July 23, 2014 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


State changes rules on school fundraisers

In response to new federal school-nutrition regulations, State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge and the state Board of Education last week initiated the rulemaking process to amend the state-board rule to comply with the federal Healthy, Hunger-free Kids Act of 2010.

July 23, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Horoscopes for week of July 23-29

Here's what the stars have in store for you this week:

July 23, 2014 | Special to the News | Things to Do


Hunter soldier to sing tonight

HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD - When Pfc. Paul Ieti, 21, was in Afghanistan, he and a friend made a video of him singing "Stay" by Rihanna. And like a million young dreamers before, they posted it on YouTube.

July 23, 2014 | By Sgt. William Begley 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade | Lifestyle


Taxpayers on hook for botched ethics probe of governor

In 1997, then-Gov. Zell Miller appointed me to fill a vacant seat on the five-member State Ethics Commission and then reappointed me to a full term, in which I served until 2002.

July 23, 2014 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion


Yet another Georgia river in peril

As far back as 2010, the Ogeechee River has been called one of the most threatened rivers in the country by environmental groups such as the Southeast Environmental Law Center.

July 23, 2014 | | Opinion


Urgent Care Center celebrates 5 years

Last month marked the Urgent Care Center of Richmond Hill's five year anniversary. Owners and partners Dr. Robert Mazur and physician assistants Catherine Grant and Lori Gaylor opened the facility in 2009 after seeing a need in the community.

July 23, 2014 | By Tiffany Stroud Correspondent | Life on the Hill


See and be seen: Business After Hours Holiday Inn and Express

Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce members and their guests came to the Business After Hours event at the Holiday Inn Express last week for an evening of networking, food, beverages, door prizes and a chance to win a 50/50 cash raffle. Shana Statham brought along a camera to document the event.

July 23, 2014 | Staff report | Life on the Hill


The next 7 days

July 24-25: New Beginnings Community Church Vacation Bible School - From 6-8 p.m., youth ages 4 to middle school are invited to the church's VBS program. This year's theme is "Wilderness Escape." Free registration can be found by visiting www.nbcchurch.com or by calling 445-0196.

July 23, 2014 | Staff report | Life on the Hill


Community announcements for July 23

The city of Pembroke's recreation department is having a summer art camp in July. Classes, designed for ages 12-adult, are from 10 a.m.-noon Mondays and Wednesdays.

July 23, 2014 | Staff report | Community Announcements


Kingston loses bid for Senate seat

Coastal Georgia's longtime congressional representative Jack Kingston was defeated in his bid for a seat in the U.S. Senate.

July 23, 2014 | Staff report | News


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