Area residents placed in the Professional American Style Smooth Division at the Savannah Dance Classic held Jan. 6-8.
Richmond Hill Middle School students Erin Crosby and Conner Shortridge proved Wednesday they really know how to spell. Shortridge and Crosby took first and second place, respectively, in the school's spelling bee. Shortridge will go on to compete in the system-wide spelling bee next month. If for any reason he can't make it, Crosby will serve as alternate. Shortridge won by correctly spelling "dangle," but other words during the four official rounds of the bee included "cumulonimbus," "entrepreneur" and "jingoism."
State Sen. Buddy Carter, R-Pooler, has received the Senate committee assignments for the 2011 legislative session. Carter will serve as the chairman of the State Institutions and Property Committee, as well as vice chairman of the Health and Human Services Committee. Throughout the session, Carter also will serve on the Appropriations, Ethics and Regulated Industries and Utilities committees.
The following are on file with the Bryan County Sheriff's Department:
Lanier Primary School hosted its second annual Dr. Seuss Night on Jan. 10. Parents came to the school with their children to participate in activities centered on the Dr. Seuss theme and promoted child literacy. More than 350 parents and children attend the event in spite of the frigid temperatures.
The Internal Revenue Service is looking for more than 4,700 Georgia taxpayers who are due refund checks worth more than a total of $7 million.
The Bryan County Health Department is now participating in the Planning for Healthy Babies program initiated by the Georgia Department of Community Health.
Bryan County High School Future Farmers of America members completed their annual fall service project on Dec. 17 with the presentation of 35 FFA fruit baskets to the senior citizens at the Bryan County Senior Citizen Center in Pembroke.
Pembroke police have an unusual theft case on their hands.
For a few days this past week I was reminded of how uncertain the weather can be. The forecasters gave us, here in our area, the possibility of snow and ice, which never materialized.
Paul wrote, "For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope" (Rom. 15:4). There is much to be learned by the mistakes of others. Seeing what others have done and the consequences of their actions ought to lead us to want to be as faithful as possible to God.
It is really rather fascinating, some of the things I have been asked through the years. One question I have heard more than once: "Preacher, where in the Bible does it say, 'God helps those who help themselves?'"
Free tax preparation will be available beginning Tuesday, courtesy of the Chatham Savannah Asset Development Coalition's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance/Earned Income Tax Credit Program.
Bryan County Clerk of Courts Rebecca G. Crowe recently drew trial jurors for the January Term 2011 of the Bryan County State Court.
The mass bird deaths that occurred in Arkansas on New Year's Eve are quite ordinary and are not suspicious, according to researchers from various environmental and veterinary groups across the nation.
President Barack Obama's recent move to allow seismic exploration of oil and gas reserves off the shores of Georgia and the Atlantic Coast has left many hopeful that the offshore drilling moratorium currently in place may soon be lifted. A new study by University of Wyoming energy economist Dr. Tim Considine indicates the degree to which such a move would benefit Georgians and our Mid-Atlantic counterparts.
Fall started this week. Can you feel it in the crisp and cool mornings and evenings?
Scammers are seemingly everywhere these days, and Richmond Hill Church of Christ Minister Riley Nelson said he's had four calls recently from people with the same scam – an offer of a $9000 grant, he said.
Richmond Hill High School senior chorus member Donovan Nally called it a 12 on a scale of 1 to 10. Junior Sarah Furlong said it was "awesome."
My good friend stopped by my office the other day, somewhat surprising me with his visit. He looked a little perplexed and indicated to me he had just found out that he had high blood pressure.You should know that my friend is in relatively good shape. He's slightly younger than me and stays very active; and he recently lost about 10 pounds by way of good dieting and exercise. I asked him how he discovered that his blood pressure was high. He said he had it taken at the dentist's office just prior to a procedure he ...
John reveals to all that there is a battle being fought every day. It is a battle that involves everyone on the face of the Earth.
When Miss Ondia Mae died at 75, those of us who knew her marveled that she had managed to make it to the end of her life without winding up in the poorhouse.
A seminar on attracting wildlife to a yard will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Fort McAllister State Park, 3894 Fort McAllister Road in Richmond Hill
Oct. 2: St. Anne Catholic Church will break ground on its new sanctuary at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, at 10550 Ford Ave. in Richmond Hill. Call 706-733-2800.
Derst Baking Company President Paul Frankum said last week he's 99-percent certain a straight pin found last week by a Richmond Hill customer in a loaf of the company's bread was put there after it was made because "everything goes through a metal detector before it leaves the bakery."
As a child who wanted nothing more than to grow up and become a journalist, I used to write stories for and draw out my own homemade "newspapers" to distribute to my family on Sunday mornings at breakfast. I tried to design my publications based on what I thought each of my family members might want to read. Dad's "newspaper" was about sports, and my younger sister's often featured reports on Strawberry Shortcake and her social circle.
Two pretty newsworthy events concerning children made headlines last week in Liberty County.
Regardless of all the monotonous and uneventful chores around home that have to be done, there can be excitement and suspense.
With the Bryan County Board of Education approval Thursday evening of the $303,000 revitalization of the Richmond Hill High School running track, the RHHS Cross Country/Track & Field Boosters has announced the start of their capital campaign: Richmond Hill Athletic Project (RHAP).
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said Tuesday that an autopsy revealed James Michael Bragg died of a gunshot wound during an altercation Friday night on Lincoln Circle in Kilkinney..