Sunday is what would have been President Ronald Reagan's 100th birthday. This milestone will be observed by many, especially the Young Republicans of Richmond Hill High School. But why do millions see Reagan as such a great president? What made him so successful, and why is this occasion worth celebrating?
One thousand, seven hundred and forty-four. That's roughly the population of the lovely town of Darien on Georgia's coast; or of Richland in Stewart County – home of the annual Pig Fest Barbecue Festival.
The Pembroke Public Library's popular "Food for Fines" event will begin Monday and will run through Feb. 19.
When Savannah welcomed the largest cargo ship ever to call on its booming seaport, the visiting vessel barely fit. The Figaro had to sail in loaded at half capacity to avoid scraping the river bottom, and even then could only navigate the shallow channel at high tide.
Richmond Hill High School junior Kyle Pierce won a Region 2-AAAA wrestling title Saturday in Brunswick.
Registration is under way for the BIG Power Lifting Competition, offering competitors the chance to compete against others in their weight class, will be at the Newman Fitness Center starting at 10 a.m. on March 19.
Georgia Power Co. is testing solar panels at seven locations around the state to see how well they work under different cimate conditions.
Robert E. Lee, general of all the Confederate forces during the Civil War, was born Jan. 19, 1807. I have been researching Lee's history and have found many fascinating bits of information about him. I shared some of my findings in my column last week and I will do the same now. I have read many articles, books and some letters that Lee and his family wrote to each other. One tiny book - perhaps it should be called a pamphlet - was written by the Rev. William Mack Lee, who served as Gen. Lee's slave, bodyguard and cook during ...
Chocolate is a Valentine's Day must-have. Fondue, just one of the many ways to enjoy the sweet treat, is as popular as ever with lovebirds in search of desserts to share. The warm, melted cocoa concoction is usually served with small slices of fruit, cake or cookies for dipping.
Pastor Richard Williams Jr. served 29 years training soldiers in the military. Now he is training men and women for the kingdom of God.
In 1926, Dr. Carter G. Woodson started National Negro History Week to educate the American people about African-Americans' cultural backgrounds and notable achievements. This action led to what we currently celebrate as Black History Month.
Uga VIII, Georgia's white English bulldog mascot, has been buried at Sanford Stadium beside his predecessors.
The Richmond Hill City Center was named a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Certified building by the U.S. Green Building Council, city officials learned last week.
If there were senior superlatives in George Washington Carver Elementary School, fourth-grade teacher Jennsey McGee would surely win in the "best all-around category," according to Crystal Morales, principal of the school in Richmond Hill.
The Bryan County High School Lady Redskins beat Metter 53-18 Friday night at MSH to clinch the regular season Region 3A-A title.
Richmond Hill Pharmacy will celebrate its 30th anniversary next week with giveaways of a Kindle Fire and $30 gift cards, free hot dogs, drinks and popcorn, as well as the annual sidewalk sale, Christmas open house and 11th annual health fair. During the celebration event, which is set for 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 7 at 2409 Highway 17 in Richmond Hill, pharmacists and staff will be present to answer questions and administer seasonal flu shots as well as pneumonia and shingles vaccines with a doctor's prescription.
Last week, it was shown that Christians are to "seek those things above" (Colossians 3:1). Why should the Christian seek to do these things?
Some defendants, including Richmond Hill's Gregg Allman, have been dropped from a lawsuit regarding the death of Sarah Elizabeth Jones on Feb. 20.
A wise man once said that our only reason for occupying space on this earth is to leave things better than we found them. Unfortunately, not enough of us will. Len Pagano is an exception.
With Halloween around the corner, the popular tradition of apple bobbing has been on my mind.
With a demanding owner sniffing over every move, decision and step sideways, coach Mike Smith must try to rally his team and drag it back to respectability.
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The Bryan County High School Science Club, Technology Student Association and JROTC hosted the Halloween STEM Fest on Tuesday. The event included science experiments, exploding pumpkins and a costume contest.
The Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority Inc. will assist eligible households with heating bills.
The Bryan County Bark Park will have its official opening and ribbon cutting at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the community's new dog park near the ball fields in DeVaul Henderson Park.
The NCAA announced Wednesday that Georgia Bulldogs running back Todd Gurley must sit out two more games for accepting more than $3,000 in cash from multiple individuals for autographed memorabilia.
It's opening. After years of fundraising and months of construction, the Bryan County Bark Park is officially opening with a ribbon cutting at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, at the new facility in DeVaul Henderson Park.
Wendy Bolton, president of the Bryan County Bark Park project, answers questions about the park, which is set to open next week:
Oct. 31-Nov. 1: 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 Ice Cream Stop's Facebook page for more information.
Tens of thousands of Georgians live with lifelong disabilities due to brain and spinal cord injury.