At first glance, Richmond Hill might not seem to have much in common with Baltimore or Detroit, or more than a dozen other large cities around the nation.
Bryan County Commissioners said no to a tax hike this year, approving the same 9.15 millage rate as voted in 2013.
The following Incidents are taken from Bryan County Sheriff's Department and Richmond Hill Police Department reports.
I sat in the chair; it was comfortable and it bent, twisted and stretched to form a very restful place to sit and relax.
A weed is a plant out of place. A dandelion might be a very desirable plant in my garden if I use its leaves for a salad, but it is not a plant I want in my lawn. If I find it in my lawn nobody complains if I try to kill it.
The boys of fall are at it again. South Bryan County Recreation Department football got under way recently with tryouts, and hundreds of kids showed up to show coaches what they can do. The season begins soon for various age groups who will compete for local and state glory, the latter through the auspices of the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association district and state playoffs.
This past week, The (Brunswick) News featured an online poll on the U.S. Senate race pitting Democrat Michelle Nunn against Republican David Perdue. Neither is experienced in politics but both hail from families that are. Michelle Nunn's father is former U.S. Sen. Sam Nunn, a conservative Democrat, and David Perdue is the first cousin of former Gov. Sonny Perdue, a conservative Democrat turned Republican.
SAVANNAH - To ensure cancer patients get to treatments, the American Cancer Society provides free rides through its Road To Recovery program.
I just learned of a book called, "Say Goodbye to your Southern Accent."
Participating Dairy Queen stores around th Coastal Empire will hold a Miracle Treat Day fundraiser Thursday.
The trip was canceled, but that didn't stop Logan Pope from getting to Africa.
AUG. 15-16: Movie Night Under the Stars - The Ice Cream Stop in Richmond Hill invites the community to a free family fun night of movie watching under the stars. Friday evening's showing will be a PG-rated movie, and Saturday night's movie will be rated G. The movies will begin at dusk. Guests are asked to bring a lawn chair. Visit the The Ice Cream Stop's Facebook page for more information.
Library board to meet
Call them full dress rehearsals - a last minute chance for coaches to see how their teams look against an opponent and a first glimpse of what's to come for fans itching for the start of the high school football season.
In five seasons, Richmond Hill High School cross country coach Levi Sybert has turned the program into one of the best on the coast.
Mrs. Walker's fourth grade students at Carver Elementary recently became "Meteorologists of the Day."
Do you understand that Jesus loves you? Yes, you - you are important to God.
I've always been one of those persons who won't hire someone to do something for me if I can do it myself, such as painting my house, building a deck, building a utility barn, caring for my own lawn, installing new flooring, etc. It was just the way I was raised. And it stuck.
Bend-the-Bar: Registration is under way for the Stewart/Hunter "Bend-the-Bar" Powerlifting and Bench Press Challenge Saturday at 4thIBCT Fitness Center.
Sept. 16: The Richmond Hill Bryan County Chamber of Commerce's next Lunch & Learn is at noon Tuesday, Sept. 16. Complimentary for chamber members, and $15 non-members. Attendees should bring their own lunches. Call 912-756-3444
Our area is under a flash flood watch through this evening.
Georgia's net tax collections for the month of August totaled $1.39 billion for an increase of $47 million, or 3.5 percent, compared to the month-ended August 2013, Gov. Nathan Deal's office recently announced.
Army Command Sergeant Major Cameron Porter talked to more than 110 Bryan County High School JROTC students during an assembly last week. The career public affairs officer, assigned to the Armed Forces Network Command in Europe, talked to the junior cadets about what a positive influence the Army and military could play in their lives. He encouraged them to consider a career in the military when making the plans.
Gov. Nathan Deal on Thursday announced that Area Development magazine has ranked Georgia as the No. 1 place in the nation in which to do business. Area Development is an executive magazine covering corporate site selection and relocation.
Allergy sufferers in the Southeast could be in for a groggy fall, as warm and wet months ahead will promote mold spore growth and prolong ragweed season, AccuWeather reports.
Georgia Game Changers Running Company and Jalapeno's Mexican Restaurant have partnered with the largest grassroots running organization in the country, the Road Runners Club of America, to promote the 9th Annual RUN@WORK Day on Sept. 19.
The 2014 United Way of the Coastal Empire's campaign kickoff in Bryan County ended with host Dave Kartunen telling the approximately 200 people in attendance reasons not to give between now and when fundraising ends in November.
Local officials remembered 9/11 during a somber ceremony Thursday morning at the Firefighter Memorial at the Bryan County Administrative Complex in South Bryan.
The Redskins defense played lights out, Jeremy McClendon threw a 42-yard pass touchdown pass to Marcus Johnson and Christian Thomas added a 40-yard field goal to propel Bryan County High School to a 10-7 win over Southeast Bulloch in a Thursday night game.
Uh-oh, it's another pigskin picking column. This one looks ahead, not behind. In other words, I haven't gotten a tally of how folks did last week. I do know Johnny Campbell is in the lead. At this rate, he'll win something by the end of the year. What that might be is still up in the air.