Tomorrow is the Great American Smokeout. The day was introduced and became a yearly event once the American Cancer Society became aware of the correlation between tobacco and cancer.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga. 1st, has announced he will sponsor a series of workshops, including one in Hinesville, during the open enrollment season for the Medicare Part D prescription drug program.
Have you captured what you consider a prizewinning image with your digital camera?
ATLANTA (AP) - Gulfstream Aerospace, a maker of business-jet aircraft, announced Monday that it is expanding operations in Georgia by adding more than 1,000 jobs and investing at least $500 million.
ATLANTA (AP) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Tuesday that the environmental costs of dredging the Port of Savannah to accommodate larger ships can be offset, a long-awaited finding that advances a plan to expand the country's fourth-largest container port.
For 59 years, the Richmond Hill United Methodist Church (RHUMC) has held an annual barbeque to promote fellowship and raise funds for church programs.
Lewis Tuttle, assistant chief, Richmond Hill Fire Department: 1. What do you feel is your greatest achievement?
An early morning fire in a Fort Stewart housing area Wednesday damaged four families' homes. No injuries were reported, Fort Stewart spokesperson Kevin Larson said.
Nov. 18: Alzheimer's Awareness Luncheon - Join Richmond Hill Senior Center for lunch at 11 a.m. to learn about recognizing the early signs of Alzheimer's Disease, safety tips for elderly loved ones, resources and more. To RSVP or for more information, contact Wendy Sims at 653-3824.
Some might think Richmond Hill High School's 28th place finish at the state cross country meet would be a disappointment to coach Levi Sybert.
Next fiscal year is shaping up to be a financially secure one, but Bryan County officials are already looking to 2012 with a worrisome eye.
The city of Pembroke is applying for a state grant at the end of this month that could help get plans for a 17-acre park off the ground as early next spring.
An Ellabell man was arrested Wednesday after Effingham County police officers caught him allegedly selling methamphetamine.
Richmond Hill officials are proposing a small spending decrease next year while holding the tax rate steady and more than doubling the city's contingency fund.
It was sunny and breezy Veterans Day on Thursday, and Lisa Freeman said she could not have asked for a better day to hold the inaugural 5K run/walk in memory of her son.
Coastal Endodontics announced the addition of a new dentist to its staff. Dr. Matthew Palazzolo, a board eligible endodontist with a certificate in Endodontics, is an active member of both the American Association of Endodontists and the American Dental Association, according to a press release.
I recently read a story of a lady who spent $30,000 so she could look like Kim Kardashian. Now, she has to spend the next few years paying it off.
In response to new federal school-nutrition regulations, State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge and the state Board of Education last week initiated the rulemaking process to amend the state-board rule to comply with the federal Healthy, Hunger-free Kids Act of 2010.
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HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD - When Pfc. Paul Ieti, 21, was in Afghanistan, he and a friend made a video of him singing "Stay" by Rihanna. And like a million young dreamers before, they posted it on YouTube.
In 1997, then-Gov. Zell Miller appointed me to fill a vacant seat on the five-member State Ethics Commission and then reappointed me to a full term, in which I served until 2002.
As far back as 2010, the Ogeechee River has been called one of the most threatened rivers in the country by environmental groups such as the Southeast Environmental Law Center.
Last month marked the Urgent Care Center of Richmond Hill's five year anniversary. Owners and partners Dr. Robert Mazur and physician assistants Catherine Grant and Lori Gaylor opened the facility in 2009 after seeing a need in the community.
Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce members and their guests came to the Business After Hours event at the Holiday Inn Express last week for an evening of networking, food, beverages, door prizes and a chance to win a 50/50 cash raffle. Shana Statham brought along a camera to document the event.
July 24-25: New Beginnings Community Church Vacation Bible School - From 6-8 p.m., youth ages 4 to middle school are invited to the church's VBS program. This year's theme is "Wilderness Escape." Free registration can be found by visiting www.nbcchurch.com or by calling 445-0196.
The Bryan County Bark Park will have a patriotic themed July bring your own dog Yappy Hour and fancy dress competition for Wednesday.
The city of Pembroke's recreation department is having a summer art camp in July. Classes, designed for ages 12-adult, are from 10 a.m.-noon Mondays and Wednesdays.
Coastal Georgia's longtime congressional representative Jack Kingston was defeated in his bid for a seat in the U.S. Senate.
Back in the summers of my college days, I worked for a builder. For the most part, I kept the skilled laborers (carpenters and brick layers) supplied with materials. Then, there was the biggest mistake I made during my first summer.
Bryan County Commissioners voted 5-0 Tuesday to hire Ben Taylor as the county's next administrator. He will start Aug. 1 and be paid $95,000 annually.