WASHINGTON - The number of people applying for unemployment benefits plunged last week to the lowest level in nearly three years, continuing a downward trend that suggests hiring could pick up this year.
ATLANTA - Following the Dec. 2 Atlanta/Savannah Harbor Business Forum's success, the Atlanta City Channel 26 has begun airing a video documenting the event. This video airs daily.
Chandra Brown joked that she can't handle three children.
Despite the rain Saturday morning, which forced cancellation of horse rides and a few other outdoor activities, Lanier Primary School's Winter Festival drew several hundred students, family members and faculty who filled the cafeteria and multi-purpose room.
ATLANTA - State monitors helped reduce the number of wrong answers that were erased and replaced on standardized tests in Georgia school districts after reports of possible cheating sparked widespread public concern, according to a review of 2010 test results announced Wednesday.
ATLANTA - Snow fell across north Georgia overnight as predicted, but in metro Atlanta it did little more than coat lawns and roofs.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress' failure to pass a 2011 defense budget bill is jeopardizing the military's effort to send more surveillance and attack drones into Afghanistan, as well as stymieing plans to buy a new Navy submarine, Army combat helicopters and other major weapons systems, defense leaders say.
Two North Bryan men believed to be involved in the October 2009 armed robbery of the Eden Post Office in Effingham County pleaded guilty recently in federal district court in Savannah.
Two years ago, the Richmond Hill Historical Society was running the Richmond Hill Museum on a bare bones budget, said Sarah Volker, the president of the society.
The Pembroke Downtown Development Authority will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. Friday to appoint a new board member.
To provide the most realistic training scenario possible, Fort Stewart officials informed the media around noon the installation would hold its active shooter exercise beginning at 12:50 p.m. today.
Day 7 (Jan. 31): In my seven years of serving in the state legislature, this session has started off slower than any other. Compared to other sessions, very few bills have been introduced and, with most of our focus on the budget and saving HOPE, many issues have been put on hold.
The following property transactions were filed with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Jan. 31-Feb. 7:
So many expenses, so few dollars saved. That's the dilemma faced by millions of Americans – everyone from struggling college students to young families saving for a down payment to baby boomers approaching retirement.
Each Valentine's Day, Americans spend millions of dollars on candy and flowers. These are fine gifts, but after the chocolates are eaten and the roses have wilted, Valentine's Day will just be a pleasant memory. But if you want to give a present that can benefit your valentine for years to come, why not give a financial gift?
Bryan County Schools Superintendent Dr. Paul Brooksher said prior to a Dec. 6 forum that feedback on a proposed attendance zone for McAllister Elementary to date had positive.
The Richmond Hill High School Young Republicans club recently marked the holiday season with a party.
Howard Family Dental, which has been serving Southeastern Georgia since 1980, recently announced the grand opening of its new Richmond Hill office and the addition of Dr. Carlos Martinolas to the practice.
At the Dec. 11 meeting of the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill, nearly 90 guests from the senior centers in Richmond Hill and Pembroke were treated to a holiday meal and gifts from Rotarians."Our Rotary Club likes to reach out to the wider community as much as we can and it has become our tradition to host senior citizens from Bryan County every December," club President Lesley Francis said. "It is wonderful to be able to bring together the younger generation from Life Moves with our community's senior citizens, and the City Center produced a wonderfully seasonal menu ...
During this time of year, many people begin to think about Christ. More attention is given to trying to live as he lived - helping others, giving of himself to others.
Maybe it's the fact that I have more days in the rearview mirror than I have ahead of me, but at this special time of year I am more aware than ever of the gift of friendships. Friendships are always the correct size, the right color and don't require a set of instructions on how to operate them. They are truly the gift that keeps on giving.
Midway Museum hosted its 55th annual Christmas Tea on Saturday to celebrate the holiday season and preserve Midway's Colonial history.
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Some Carver Elementary students celebrated Computer Science Education week last Friday by participating in the "Hour of Code," a nation-wide campaign to generate interest in computer science and programming.
Dec. 9: A Bryan County Sheriff's Office deputy was sent to a Sanctuary Drive address in response to "an animal complaint."
Union soldier re-enactors breached Fort McAllister on Saturday to recreate a Civil War battle that happened 150 years ago when Confederate soldiers occupied the fort. The 1864 overtaking of the fort, four months before the war's end, famously is known for bringing Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman's "March to the Sea" to end.
Four local men are coming together in harmony. A four-part harmony to be exact.
Today's subject is John Bennett, bass singer in the Ossabaw Sound Quartet.
The room darkened and stage lights shined on the chorus students as they carefully moved into place and prepared to sing during last Friday's Richmond Hill High School annual Holiday Concert.
Dec. 19-20: 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 a lawn chair. Visit The Ice Cream Stop's Facebook page for more information.