This 4th of July we celebrate the freedom we have here in America. We as Americans still enjoy freedoms not experienced and only dreamed of by most of the world's population.
As we have been looking at following "God's Way," we have seen that God's way is best, but will we follow "God's Way?"
1 - What is the biggest issue you see facing Bryan County schools? How might you address that issue?
Miss RHRA The Miss Richmond Hill Pageant will be held July 20 at the Wetlands Center. Females from birth to 24-years-old may participate. For more information, visit the pageant website at coastalbeauties.net or call Sonya at 631-1896. BoE Forum The Bryan County Board of Education candidates will be participating in a forum Thursday, July 10, starting at 6:30 p.m. on the third floor ...
Look out MLB, there's a new sheriff in town. Their calling it the MLG, Major League Gaming, and it's the latest development in the video game craze that's devouring entire generations at a time. Now before you write this off as a ludicrous, teenager fad consider the massive fan base, the regularly scheduled traveling tournaments, the individual sponsorship of teams by large, and popular companies such as Red Bull and Dr. Pepper, it's ...
In a well-coordinated effort, a young dolphin was set free after being entangled in debris along the Georgia coast near Savannah.
At the Jesup library last week I participated in a discussion about the effects of rising oil costs. An audience of 35 people tackled the question: What are you doing, if anything, to scale back your petroleum usage?
Down two love and things are not looking up. You think I would pay more attention to the task at hand. With tall pines in front of me and open grass to the back I find myself smack dab in the middle of an evening throughway.
As we get close to the 4th of July, you may be thinking of where you'll be going to attend a picnic, watch fireworks or engage in any of the other activities that accompany the holiday. And while it's always meaningful to commemorate our nation's many freedoms, you may want to take this opportunity to think about another celebration of liberty -your own "Financial Independence Day."
Trying to understand the rules and regulations behind Georgia's badly-in-need-of-fixing property tax system can be like trying to learn physics without knowing anything other than basic math. But the bottom line is county assessments are tied to market values - and for years local officials have pointed the finger at the state when doing revaluations, saying it's a state requirement that it be done every few years.
Dear Editor: John Stone is running for Congress in the 12th District in Georgia in the July 15 primary. The voters have a great opportunity to elect this man of vision whose concerns are in keeping with the voters of his district, their pocketbooks. Stone has been involved in politics for years, working behind the scenes, but frustrated about the direction our elected officials were taking the country, he decided ...
Last Thursday, the United States Supreme Court ruled to overturn the Mayor of Washington D.C. in his efforts to enforce a thirty-two year ban on prohibiting the possession of handguns to those who live in his city - the nation's capital. It was the Court's first ruling on the subject in 215 years - that's two hundred and fifteen years! Okay, they did rule against the possession of owning "sawed off" shotguns in ...
Flag ceremony Flags will be going up in Pembroke on Wednesday at 8 a.m. in honor of the Fourth of July. The Boy Scout Troop 357 and the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 164 will put up the flags in downtown Pembroke and members of the community are all invited to join in the annual tradition. Miss RHRA Help out the Richmond Hill Recreation ...
Last week volunteers from local service organization Helping Hands braved the hot summer heat and gathered in northern Bryan County to lend their talents and skills to those in need.
Georgia Southern University has awarded the first Paul and Ivey Beardslee Scholarship to Joseph Ferreira, a 2008 graduate of Bryan County High School . Ferreira, the son of Richard and Katherine Ferreira, will begin pre-business studies at Georgia Southern in the fall 2008 semester.
The following students at Bryan County High School were named to the honor roll for the fourth nine-week grading period of the 2012-13 school year:
There's a woman I'm looking for. Perhaps you know where she is. If you do, please help me find her again.
Editor,, I would like to take this opportunity to discuss something important.
The other day, as I was walking past my mailbox, I took a long look at it. It is old, faded and slides a little bit forward when one opens it.
Tomorrow is Father's Day. We all know that it is not quite the same event that Mother's Day is, and that is fine. We all know the value of a godly mother.
God sent his Son to pay a debt that man could not and cannot pay - the debt of sin.
Father's Day does not receive the recognition that Mother's Day receives personally or commercially. Personally, I think Father's Day should have a greater appreciation and a greater recognition based on a biblical prospective.
Even during summer months, some children still are having fun at school.
I've noticed a recurring question as I talk to people about Congress. What can be done, they wonder, to get Congress back on track? Is our national legislature capable of serious policy making?
Beulah Baptist Church in Pembroke will be hosting vacation Bible school from 6-8:30 p.m. daily through Friday.
Since she started day care six weeks ago, my little girl hasn't had an easy go of it. Having stayed at home with one parent or another the entire first year of her life, Reese's immune system hasn't built up much resistance, and she seems to pick up every bug, virus, flu and cold within a 5-mile radius.
World Heritage Student Exchange Program seeks local host families for high-school students from more than 30 countries, including Spain, Germany, Thailand, Denmark, Portugal, South Korea, Italy, France, Norway and more.
About 130 soldiers with the 3rd Infantry Division's 1st Armor Brigade Combat Team arrived home from Afghanistan late Thursday afternoon. Many of them were coming home a few months before the end of the scheduled nine-month combat tour.
BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan - Soldiers from the 703rd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, hosted the re-opening of the Task Force Vanguard Wounded Warrior Center on May 4 at Bagram Air Field.
At long last, summer is almost here - which may mean it's time to put together your traveling plans. Still, while you and your family may enjoy going a summertime trip, there's one part of your life that should not go on vacation - and that's your investment portfolio.