Gov. Nathan Deal recently announced almost $20 million in cuts to the state's pre-k program, but Bryan County School officials don't yet know how that cut will affect their programs.
Among the entries in the police blotter in the Weekend Bryan County News was:
A North Carolina man working at the Travel Lodge motel was stunned with a Taser on Wednesday by Richmond Hill Police after an incident at the Hwy. 17 motel. He was later arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and obstructing a law enforcement officer.
Students at the Ford Academy's pre-school recently raised $1,000 to help pay for another child's medical bills.
Sierra Harn, a seventh-grade clarinet student at Bryan County Middle School, recently performed at the Georgia Music Educators Association District 1 Middle School Honor Band Clinic on Feb. 4.
Applications are being accepted through March 4 for the 2011 High Tunnel Pilot Study. James E. Tillman, state conservationist for the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Georgia said the state has designated $100,000 for the initiative.
Senior citizens who meet and eat five days a week at the Pembroke Seniors Center are always making crafts, and they have some to sell: knitted and crocheted items, decorative birdhouses, some leftover Christmas decorations and more.
The Mobile Food Pantry will be at Gospel Truth Bible Clinic from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the clinic at 362 Wade Carter Road, Ellabell.
This weekend could be considered Valentine's weekend with Valentine's Day right around the corner.
When God gave the Ten Commandments to man, he made it plain that nothing was to come before him.
If you read my column regularly, you realize that I enjoy basketball a great deal. I have played, coached, refereed and watched since I was about 6 years old. When you speak of basketball coaches, no matter the level, one name stands above all of the rest: John Wooden.
The Georgia Department of Transportation has struck the perfect balance between sensitivity and safety with the introduction earlier this month of a formal plan for memorializing those who die on state and federal roadways.
By Dick Yarbrough
The seedings have been set for the Region 2-AAAA basketball tournament at South Effingham High School and though neither the Richmond Hill boys or girls finished the regular season well enough to earn first-round byes, both are hopeful of advancing to state.
Both Bryan County High School basketall teams will head into the Region 3-A tourney with wins under their belt. The No. 3 ranked Lady Redskins (22-3, 9-1) closed out the regular schedule with a 63-46 win over Southeast Bulloch on Saturday night in Brooklet.
Editor, An editorial cartoon by R. McKee serves as a modern take on the old Hans Christian Anderson tale about the emperor who was swindled by to weavers who promise to make him a suit of clothes that is invisible to people who are stupid and incompetent. When the emperor and his cabinet members cannot see the clothes, they pretend to be able to see them for fear of being deemed unfit for their positions. In reality, the swindlers only pretended to make the suit and clothe the emperor. He isn't wearing anything.
DeleteLast week, we began studying about the choice each person has to make if they want to go to heaven. The thoughts are continued this week.
Students in Inga Cashon's engineering-concepts class and in Ginnie Sherrod's Science Club at Bryan County High School have been involved with the SeaPerch program throughout this month.
The city of Richmond Hill is holding its first Christmas-decoration contest.
Firefighter Jason Blalock has been named Employee of the Quarter for the fourth and final quarter of 2014 at Bryan County Emergency Services. Blalock, left, was nominated by several BCES members. He is receiving the award from BCES Chief Freddy Howell.
I find it hard to believe that this is my sixth Thanksgiving since permanently relocating to Coastal Georgia and my third since becoming an American citizen. In that brief period, Thanksgiving has become my favorite holiday.
The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the city of Richmond Hill and the Richmond Hill Convention and Visitors Bureau, announce Small Business Saturday on Nov. 29, as well as a "Shop, Dine & Play Local This Holiday Season ... And Beyond" marketing message.
On my "to-do" list last week was a reminder to call former Gov. Carl Sanders and see if he had any thoughts on how to get the field at Sanford Stadium named for UGA's former coach and athletic director Vince Dooley. I knew he would like the idea and perhaps could jerk a few chains I seem to have been unable to rattle thus far.
Back in 1966, Bobby Fuller sang about, "Robbin' people with a six-gun, I fought the law and the law won." And rightfully so - robbery is a crime. But what happens when it's the law doing the robbing and the law wins?
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ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor will host a job fair from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday at the Richmond Hill City Center to fill a number of positions with Caesarstone Technology at its new $120 million manufacturing facility in Richmond Hill.
A lineman at Coastal Electric Cooperative has been recognized by a state cooperative association for saving the life of a firefighter injured during a tree-removal operation.
It might be normal to hear, "ruff ruff ruff" when walking past PawParazzi Pet Boutique, but soon people will also hear, "Ho ho ho."
Tuesday was the last Richmond Hill Farmers' Market of the year. The market, which takes place at J.F. Gregory Park every Tuesday, will start back up in April 2015. Harvey Lashley will be the new market manager next year. Tiffany Stroud was there with her camera.
Nov. 28-29: 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 lawn chairs. Visit the The Ice Cream Stop's Facebook page for more information.