In the same sense that good fences make for good neighbors, solid, comprehensive ethics and transparency rules help ensure good governance by our elected officials.
Kittie Franklin, who has served as the executive director of the Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce for the past five years, is resigning from the position on April 15, chamber Board of Directors Chairman Robbie King said Wednesday.
With the beginning of daylight-saving time earlier this month and the temperature warming up, I begin to get very excited about the coming of summer.
George Washington Carver Elementary School students recently got a good work out for a good cause. Carver students raised more than $27,000 for the American Heart Association during the Jump Rope For Heart event. The total was $8,000 more than the school's goal for this year's fundraiser.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Glennwanis Hotel, Larry Gillis and His Hard Driving Bluegrass Band will take the stage March 26 in Glennville as a fundraiser for the city-owned 1926 hotel.
A message of hope to help sustain the soldier's soul was offered along with the day's first meal Monday morning during the 2011 Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield National Prayer Breakfast.
Pembroke is in the market for a new city administrator after Frank Etheridge resigned Friday from the post.
The Glynn Community Crisis Center will host the 11th annual "A Taste of Glynn" fundraiser from 5-8 p.m. Sunday at the King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort on St. Simons Island
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Regarding your upcoming challenges, the Aries lamb should very quickly size things up and allow you to make the best possible use of whatever resources you have on hand. Good luck.
The human desire for short-term gratification is satisfied by jet planes that travel coast-to-coast in four hours, fast-food outlets and all manner of new and ever-faster electronic technologies. Because people are no longer accustomed to waiting patiently, they tend to become quickly frustrated when natural processes can't be circumvented and they are forced to wait for a solution to "mature." When that happens, people are inclined to begin unwittingly engaging in self-defeating behavior.
Was this winter cold enough for you? I can't ever remember a winter when I had to dress so warmly for such long periods of time. And if we found it cold, hopefully some of our native insects did as well. Wouldn't it be nice if some of the mosquitoes didn't make it to spring? That certainly would lessen some of our health concerns and let us enjoy the benefits of living in coastal Georgia.
The following students at Richmond Hill High School made the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period of the 2010-2011 school year:
Richmond Hill Middle School eighth-graders in Laura Maes' math class recently got to take their studies outside, paving their way through mathematics recently on a sunny day as they learn to simulate and analyze probability situations involving two-stage outcomes.
The recent Richmond Hill Garden Club meeting featured member Cean Scott Molinari presenting a program on flower arranging. Molinari, a retired florist, has designed arrangements and events for the famous and infamous, including icons of the design world, sports stars, television and radio personalities, politicians, balls and fetes and photo shoots.
The Richmond Hill Garden Club chose this yard at 45 Dunham Marsh Parkway as its Yard of the Month for March. The landscaping was designed and planted by owners Derek and Amanda Pommerenck, who received a donated gift certificate to Tim and Dave's Nursery.
Before your calendar fills up, here is a good Saturday activity for March.
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.
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.