Brandon Becker, a fourth-grader in Kellie Smith's class at G.W. Carver Elementary School, won the WTOC St. Patrick's Day Coloring Contest. Brandon's entry was one of nearly 2,000. He received art supplies, a mug and an mp3 player from WTOC.
A Richmond Hill youth graduated from the Fort Gordon Youth Challenge Academy on March 5 during a ceremony at the Bell Auditorium in Augusta.
The Bryan County High Redskins track teams battled the cold and windy conditions and scored a big victory over Jeff Davis, Metter, Montgomery County and Savannah Country Day in Pembroke Thursday as the tracksters continue to dominate in this early season.
Statesboro High School at Richmond Hill High School RHHS defeated Statesboro on Monday. The girls won 4-1 and the boys won 4-1.
By Jeff Whitten
Justin Carrillo and Juwan Gaul each had two goals to lead Richmond Hill to a 4-0 blanking of Ware County in a Region 2A-AAAA soccer match Friday in Richmond Hill.
Richmond Hill High School beat Pierce County 9-2 on Monday in a nonregion baseball game in Blackshear.
ATLANTA - Just three weeks after unveiling legislation to overhaul the state's cash-strapped HOPE scholarship, Gov. Nathan Deal has signed the measure into law.
ATLANTA - Sunday alcohol sales roared back to life at the state Capitol on Monday as the bill's sponsor said he sees fresh support for the measure, now set for a key test in the Senate Rules Committee.
DARIEN - Firefighters have been battling a 500-acre brush fire off Highwau 17, just north of Darien in McIntosh County.
Bryan County collected a record high $5 million in Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax money in 2010.
Georgia Guardsman Command Sgt. Major Randall Parker is looking forward to helping make children smile in a war-ravaged country that also has long been wracked by opium use and trafficking.
What started as a secret program to protect ground troops in Iraq from roadside bombs has matured into a coveted asset in Afghanistan, where it provides a persistent surveillance capability against enemy threats, an official who provided materiel support for the program reported.
Civil unrest in parts of the Middle East and North Africa, Somalia piracy, the U.S.-Pakistan relationship and North Korea's nuclear posture were among the topics Navy Adm. Mike Mullen took on during a virtual town hall meeting that will air Monday on the Pentagon Channel.
During what he called his last appearance there as defense secretary, Robert M. Gates spoke to cadets at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., on Feb. 25 about the Army's future in facing challenges he termed "daunting and diverse."
Paul was a man who sought to do what God wanted him to do, no matter the cost. He tried to live in a manner that brought glory to God, and pointed people to Jesus.
Who would have ever thought that an ill-conceived plan to break into the Watergate hotel during the 1972 Democratic convention would lead to a suffix explosion of named scandals and dirty deeds?
"American Sniper" was a film that originally was given a limited release in order to qualify it for awards consideration. It was widely released Jan. 16, and it caused quite a stir by having the biggest January opening weekend in history, grossing $89 million. I'm here to tell you that it was pretty much worth every bit of fanfare.
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During last week's Rotary Club of Richmond Hill meeting at the City Center in J.F. Gregory Park, megateeth diver Bill Eberlein, who is a past Rotary Club of Richmond Hill president, told members of his recent rescue after being lost at sea during a dive. In addition, Jenny Woodruff from the Savannah Music Festival gave a presentation about their Musical Explorers educational-outreach program.
The United Way of the Coastal Empire's Bryan County Office and the United Way Mobile Food Pantry will be in Richmond Hill from 10 a.m. until noon Thursday at J.F. Gregory Park for a mobile food drop.
Richmond Hill High School released its 2015 baseball schedule Friday.
The federal government is proposing opening the Atlantic Ocean to offshore drilling, and is soliciting comments from the public.
The 63rd Expeditionary Signal Battalion will move from Fort Gordon to Fort Stewart in July, according to a press release from Fort Stewart.
Sometimes, habits are not good.
Former Richmond Hill High School point guard Andy Sharpe, now head coach at NCAA Division 2 Southern Arkansas University, picked up his 200thcoaching win as a college coach on Jan. 15 the Muleriders beat visiting Champion Baptist 81-42.
The Bryan County High School Lady Redskins played serious defense Friday night against visiting Bacon County, earning a 49-7 win.
The environmental advocacy group One Hundred Miles is chartering a bus to take area residents to Atlanta in February to talk to legislators about issues facing the Georgia coast.
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Barber Nicolas Martinez has been cutting hair in Richmond Hill for weeks now, putting skills he learned in the Marines to good use by giving something back to those less fortunate.