ATLANTA - The Southern Christian Leadership Conference, founded by the giants of the American civil rights movement, has spent years in decline and power struggles. Now the once-proud organization faces what might be a final blow with the refusal of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter to take the helm.
ATLANTA - Georgia House Speaker David Ralston, his chief of staff and their family members accepted a $17,000 trip to Europe over Thanksgiving week funded by lobbyists interested in building a high-speed train line between Atlanta and Chattanooga, Tenn., according to state records.
Richmond Hill used a balanced scoring attack and a lot of hustle at the Wildcat Gym on Friday to edge visiting Brunswick 67-61 in a region 2A-AAAA contest.
Firth Rixson on Wednesday formally announced the grand opening of its new facility in Midway during a two-day customer appreciation event at the site in Tradeport East Business Park. The company also officially announced the signing of a contract with Rolls-Royce, owned by BMW, to produce parts for the foreign cars at the new facility.
A Fort Stewart soldier missing for two months was reportedly found hiding out in a Kingsland hotel.
The film of the week is "Country Strong." It's a drama that proves that actress Gwyneth Paltrow can sing, but if you watch "Glee" on Fox, you already knew that.
ATLANTA - State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 10.2 percent in December, up two-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 10 percent in November. The preliminary November rate of 10.1 percent reported last month has been revised downward by one-tenth of a percentage point. The rate was 10.3 percent in December 2009. This is the 39th consecutive month Georgia has exceeded the national unemployment rate, which is currently 9.4 percent.
The King James Version of the Bible, first printed in 1611, turned 400 this year, but not many churchgoers are aware of that fact, according to local ministers.
ORLANDO, Fla. - None of the tickets sold for the Powerball game Wednesday evening matched all six numbers drawn, which were:
ATLANTA (AP) - The man scheduled to be put to death next week for the killing of an Atlanta preschool teacher will not be making a presentation at a clemency hearing.
WASHINGTON - House Republicans, including Southeast Georgia's lawmaker, redeemed a campaign promise to repeal President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, but now must march against the headwinds of a Democratic-controlled Senate and the specter of a White House veto.
The old Tos Theatre and adjacent Morrison's Drug Store in Pembroke have been empty for years, but city officials are working on transforming the buildings into the hub of downtown.
Historian Buddy Sullivan, who wrote "The Darien Journal of John Girardeau Legare, Rice-grower," lectured at the Richmond Hill Historical Society Thursday.
Georgia has one of the more popular K-12 tuition tax-credit programs in America, which is funded by the private contributions of approximately 18,000 individual taxpayers and 200 corporate taxpayers, who receive a state income-tax credit for their contributions.
Burning the midnight oil implies working overtime, long into the night, to get something done and ultimately to get ahead. But the belief that sacrificing a few hours of sleep for a few more hours of work will lead to higher achievement has been debunked by science.
Richmond Hill City Council didn't vote tonight on an ordinance to allow its fire department to charge for responses to fires and other services.
Members of Richmond Hill City Council approved a resolution Tuesday that could be the first step in the city's providing public access to the Ogeechee River for its residents.
We did it - we have finally reached the last month of the year.
Several weeks ago, I wrote about moonshine runner turned stock-car champion, Lloyd Seay, who was murdered in a dispute over sugar purchased to make illegal whiskey.
The following incidents are from Bryan County Sheriff's Department reports.
Employees at Riceboro based SNF Floquip got into the competitive spirit of giving by collecting 331 toys for the Liberty County Toys4Tots program.
The Richmond Hill Exchange Club, the Senior Center and the American Red Cross will have a blood drive from
Under clear skies with the temperatures hovering in the mid-30s, the 31st annual Christmas Parade of Pembroke kicked off promptly at 10 a.m. to the delight of hundreds of people gathered a long Main Street.
The other day, I glanced up at a sign at a business that read, "We all go somewhere, make sure you get there."
Josh Eads, Richmond Hill High School's football coach, has resigned, the school announced Saturday morning. A search for a new coach will begin immediately, according to RHHS athletic director Mickey Bayens, who thanked Eads for his hard work, dedication and commitment to the school.
Last week, the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill awarded $500 to the United Way.
Richmond Hill city clerk Ursula Lee recently celebrated 28 years of employment with the city. Lee began her work in 1986 as a receptionist/senior clerk and was promoted to assistant city clerk before becoming city clerk in 1997.