The YMCA of Coastal Georgia provided $2.2 million in financial assistance in 2010 to more than 25,000 children, individuals and families in its four county service areas, and it hopes to do it again with the Priceless Gifts Campaign, which kicked off Monday.
When I heard about the little girl whose microphone stopped working as she was singing "The Star Spangled Banner" before an ice hockey match in Virginia, I must admit I got a little choked up.
The following students at Richmond Hill Middle School were named to the honor roll for the second nine-week grading period of the 2010-11 school year:
In sports there is rarely middle ground. Instead, there is success and failure and there are winners and losers.
Richmond Hill High School's wrestling team finished second in the annual Mark Toomey Invitational on Saturday at Groves.
The Georgia Department of Labor's Savannah Career Center will help JCB, one of the world's largest manufacturers of construction equipment, recruit workers for its facility in Pooler in Chatham County.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama Monday unveiled a governmentwide plan to strengthen military family support, offering a glimpse at a few of the new programs and cooperative efforts being launched in the coming months to improve quality of life and well-being for military families.
SAVANNAH - Attorneys for Troy Anthony Davis are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overrule a federal judge who decided last year the Georgia death row inmate failed to clear his name after getting a rare chance to prove his innocence.
JEKYLL ISLAND - A 260-room hotel on Jekyll Island is about to close its doors.
ATLANTA - A death row inmate convicted of the 1988 murder of a preschool fitness instructor was set to be executed Tuesday, and his attorneys were readying a flurry of last-minute appeals seeking to postpone the execution.
ATLANTA - Sen. Johnny Isakson said states straining under pension debt should not fear what may sound like a drastic solution: bankruptcy.
FORT BENNING (AP) - The U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit will rededicate a building known as the Round House this week near a firing range at Fort Benning.
SAVANNAH - Georgia port officials pledged Monday to support a deeper shipping channel for rival seaport Charleston, S.C., while they also seek federal permission and funding to dredge the waterway to the Port of Savannah.
Starting on Saturdays in April, the parking lot on Bacon Street in Pembroke will be filled with vendors selling local produce, products and crafts.
The following names were drawn Jan. 18 to serve as jurors by Bryan County Clerk of Courts Rebecca G. Crowe. Jurors are to report at 8:15 a.m. Jan. 31 at the Bryan County Courthouse,151 South College St., Pembroke.
The Scripture says about marriage, "What therefore God has joined together, let not man separate."
Brunswick edged Richmond Hill 39-34 on Friday night in Brunswick in a 3-AAAAA foitball game.
Bryan County High School beat Jeff Davis 27-21 in to overtimes Friday night in Hazelhurst in a 2-AA football matchup.
Every time I write a column, I try to study up on the topic, particularly if I know little about the subject matter. One forfeits all opportunities for plausible deniability when putting the pen to the paper.
One of the most fascinating books in the Bible is Revelation. Many books have been written and movies produced in attempts to better understand the end times.
"Fury" is a World War II movie that provides a sense of intense, visceral violence and a semblance of authenticity that probably hasn't been seen since "Saving Private Ryan." I think this movie could be for WWII what Platoon was for Vietnam.
The advent of autumn means it's time to plant woody plants.
Elmgren's Services Garden Center cut the ribbon on its new location today, kicking off a weekend of grand opening events.
Students at Bryan County Elementary School recently learned how Greek culture and ideas have influenced the United States.
The opening reception for "A Stitch in Time," an exhibit of quilts by award-winning fiber artist Wendy Analla, was Sunday at the Downtown Arts Centre, 38 W. Bacon St. in Pembroke.
Low Country Eye Care will reopen Monday in its newly constructed, free-standing building at 1000 Gandy Dancer in the Station Exchange, moving from its current location in Ford Plaza.
Coastal Electric Cooperative and its foundation awarded 16 grants totaling over $22,000 last week to teachers in Bryan, Liberty and McIntosh counties. The winning teachers were caught by surprise when Bright Ideas Prize Patrol members came to their classrooms to present them with giant balloon bouquets, gifts and checks.
Bryan County Schools introduced its school-level teachers of the year Thursday night at the Bryan County Board of Education meeting at Richmond Hill Middle School.
More than a dozen Richmond Hill High School seniors voted for the first time Thursday as part of the school's senior government class.
This past Thursday, the Richmond Hill High School Cross Country team hosted their 5th annual Fishy Invitational. With pristine running conditions from mid-afternoon until the late evening, 511 runners from 29 different schools throughout the coastal empire attended the meet.