I've just read that story about a couple of scientists who think we are about ready to send people to Mars on a one-way trip.
PawParazzi and The Boy Scouts of America recently co-hosted a costume contest fundraiser to fund a new Veterinary Explorer Post program for Richmond Hill High School students.
Pam Walker's fourth-grade class at G.W. Carver Elementary School learned about Veterans Day last week as they read "America's White Table" and each wrote a response to literature.
Dear editor: Why are we "testing" recycling? What would make it fail a test? Lack of participation? Heck with that. It's the right thing to do, just do it. And it's not hard. What's hard is having five bins in the garage, separating everything and having to haul the bins to the landfill or into some store in Savannah when they're full. I don't take the bins in each week, but I figure it takes me about an hour per week in separating and hauling. It would be so nice to toss everything into one ...
In just a matter of days, the malls and shopping centers will be filled to capacity with shoppers looking for the bargains that will change their lives.
"Master, which is the great commandment in the law? Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself. On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets" (Matt. 22:36-40).
It is really interesting that the media's No. 1 story the other day was about Prince William and Katie Middleton's engagement. You couldn't find an outlet that wasn't covering this story, as if it was so important.
The library will close for the Thanksgiving holiday at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 24, and will reopen at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 29.
Some of the city's spending plan for next year got the green light from the Richmond Hill City Council on Tuesday evening, while two other budgets will be approved in December.
Troubled troops, veterans and family members have a round-the-clock, free resource for locating the help they need to deal with psychological health problems and traumatic brain injuries.
Although they are thousands of miles from their homes, America's military members won't miss the tastes and smells of a hearty Thanksgiving this week.
Well, here we are more than halfway through the 17-week NFL season and my husband's quest to school me in the ways of the gridiron has not produced favorable results. I like to think of myself as an opportunist, though, so I'll take the scraps of knowledge I have retained thanks to my football fanatic spouse's three-hour tutorials and put them to good use. Hey, I may not know the difference between a running back and a quarterback, but I have learned enough to avoid embarrassing myself - or so I'd like to think.
If you ignore the 20-hour drive in a vehicle that I'm not quite sure can make the trip, complete with my notoriously carsick dog, I'm very thankful to be going home for Thanksgiving.
Registration has begun for men's and women's company-level Intramural Basketball League play. Games are scheduled to begin Dec. 6 and continue each Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings.
We are now entering the holiday season, which traditionally kicks off when we celebrate Thanksgiving. I feel we should remind ourselves of the importance of this time of giving thanks. Living in the United States is one of the most blessed opportunities anyone can experience. As we observe and enjoy the benefits of this great nation, we can only say thanks to the one who provides us with such bountiful blessings.
A Richmond Hill man was shot Wednesday afternoon in Richmond Hill and some suspects have been apprehended in South Carolina after a chase.
A Richmond Hill man was shot Wednesday afternoon in downtown Richmond Hill and some suspects have been apprehended in South Carolina after a chase.
A man was shot around 2 p.m. Wednesday afternoon at the Suites at Station Exchange parking lot in Richmond Hill when he reportedly tried to thwart a vehicle break-in, according to Richmond Hill Police Department Chief Billy Reynolds Sr. The victim, who apparently had been trying to stop someone from burglarizing his pickup, is an employee of the Suites at Station Exchange, which is a residential community for senior citizens. He was airlifted to Memorial Health University Medical Center, and his condition is unknown.
August is National Breastfeeding Month and it's a good time to remember that breast milk is "the gold standard" for babies and their moms. In fact, there's nothing like breastfeeding to put babies on the path to good health. And research shows that moms benefit as well.
As the clock approached midnight on March 20, the final night of the 2014 Georgia legislative session, it became apparent that a final vote to send a medical cannabis oil bill to the Governor's desk for his signature was not going to happen this year.
One driver was killed in a wreck Wednesday afternoon in Bryan County. The accident, which involved a car and a tractor-trailer, occurred on Highway 80 about a mile from Effingham County.
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Bryan County Emergency Services has announced the inaugural Citizens Emergency Services Academy will run from 7-10 p.m. for eight consecutive Thursdays beginning Sept. 11 and concluding Oct. 30.
Americans are finding their lives more and more virtually wired to the Internet.
Pembroke City Clerk Betty Hill was surprised at Pembroke's recent city council meeting with a gift from Mayor Mary Warnell in recognition of Hill's 20 years as city clerk.
The American Red Cross continues to have an urgent need for blood and platelet donations, even as thousands of people donated last month.
Rap! Rap! Rap: "The special called meeting of the Loyal Order of Liberals will come to order. Let's begin the meeting as we always do - with the Liberal Pledge of Allegiance:
Aug. 25: Common Threads is a needlework group that meets at the Richmond Hill Public Library from 10 a.m.-noon Mondays for sewing and Wednesdays for knit/crochet from. Free. Go to Facebook, Common Threads of Richmond Hill; or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A draft of the state's upcoming road projects, including several in Bryan County, is now online and available for public review.
Christine Carter starts her work day at 8 a.m. by making sure the windows at Richmond Hill High School's west campus are clean.