• Day 17 (Tuesday, Feb. 22): While much of this session has been dedicated to talks about the HOPE scholarship program and the changes that will have to be made, Gov. Nathan Deal announced his proposals at a news conference today. The successful program that has provided numerous Georgia students with opportunities to continue their education has fallen on difficult times recently due to rising costs and declining revenues. The program is projected to show a deficit of around $240 million in the current fiscal year and more than $300 million in the next fiscal year. To give the program the ...
President Barack Obama is stirring up the forces of reaction. Or at least he wants to. He is their inspiration and their leader, the nation's most eloquent and powerful advocate of a government of the past.
Does Georgia have a higher percentage of criminals in its population than any other state? Let's hope not.
Q: Our 19-year-old daughter is dating a 19-year-old boy, who, in general, we like. He's not a partier, he doesn't smoke or drink, he's serious about his education and he has a rational career plan mapped out. Our daughter also is a responsible, level-headed girl. The problem is that the boyfriend's response to almost anything my daughter says is a cut or put-down, a dismissal of her accomplishment or mocking. She says his father does the same thing to him, his brother and their mother; so to him, it's "normal." Our daughter is an upbeat ...
March is National Nutrition Month and it's the perfect time to start making smart food choices by reading labels and ordering healthier meals when eating out.
ATLANTA - Senate Democrats are concerned that a proposal to cut the cash-strapped HOPE scholarship and prekindergarten program is moving too quickly through the Legislature.
ATLANTA - A plan to scale back Georgia's free, full-day pre-kindergarten program - the first of its kind in the United States - to a half-day has teachers fearing shrunken paychecks and working parents scrambling to find day care for their 4-year-olds.
BRUNSWICK - Georgia school nurses launched a major campaign in February, which was American Heart Month, to educate teachers, staff and parents about the signs and symptoms of cardiovascular disease, as well as ways to lead a heart-healthy lifestyle.
Fort McAllister State Historic Park will have a candle lantern tour from 7-8 p.m. Saturday. There also will be cannon firings and musket demonstrations all day long. Visitors who tour the fort by candlelight will see Civil War soldiers going about their nightly duties. Participants are asked to stay with their tour guides or they may be captured as a spy. Please do not bring flashlights.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Consider moving beyond the usual methods to find a more creative means of handling a difficult on-the-job situation. Avoid confrontation and, instead, aim for cooperation.
Six Richmond Hill Mat Cats qualified for the state youth tournament and will compete the next two Saturdays.
The Richmond Hill Historical Society will host author Rand Wood Tuttle as guest speaker of its monthly lecture series at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Richmond Hill Museum.
Garrett Riggleman drove in Alex Covington in the bottom of the ninth inning to give Bryan County High School a 9-8 win in extra innings over visiting Liberty County (2-1) on Monday night in Pembroke.
The recreation programs in South Bryan have grown to such a size that some officials say it's time to transition administrative duties to the director of the recreation department there.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2011 - Frank Woodruff Buckles, the last surviving American World War I veteran, died yesterday at his West Virginia home. He was 110.
Senior Brian Eichorn threw a 3-hitter and Richmond Hill High School evened its record to 3-3 with an 11-1 win in five innings Wednesday over visiting Wayne County.
March 7 Coastal Bryan Tree Foundation Annual Oyster Roast - 6 to 9 p.m. Coastal Bryan Tree Foundation is hosting our Annual Oyster Roast at J.F. Gregory Park, Richmond Hill GA. Our Vision: Working with the community to create a legacy of trees. Our Mission: The mission of the Coastal Bryan Tree Foundation is to plant, promote and protect trees, especially live oaks. Website: http://coastalbryantreefoundation.org/
The Richmond Hill Historical Society and Museum will host Cars and Coffee from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 7, at 11460 Ford Ave. Cars and Coffee is a monthly event showcasing unique, rare and antique cars and a coffee bar by Espresso Hill. This month's special guest is a 1957 Mercedes-Benz Ponton from New Zealand, owned by Fred and Elisabeth Smits who are making a stop on their world tour with this historic vehicle. Visitors can see the car, historic photos and hear a presentation about its journey. The cost to attend is free. Coffee ...
Richmond Hill High School basketball standout Isaiah Hill was named first-team All-Region 3-AAAAA by coaches on Wednesday.
Carver Elementary School fifth grader Pooja Kormath has qualified to compete in the state level competition of the National Geographic Bee on Friday, March 27 at the Georgia College of Arts and Sciences in Milledgeville.
WaterWays Township, a 2,300-acre planned community in South Bryan County, recently announce the groundbreaking of the WaterWays Township Welcome Center.
A construction worker was reportedly airlifted by Lifestar to Memorial University Health Center in Savannah this morning after he fell approximately 15 feet while working at the construction site of the new McAllister Elementary, according to Bryan County Emergency Services.
Kinder Morgan Energy Partners L.P. hopes to build a pipeline through the Southeast, including an offshoot that would run through Liberty County.
In front of cheering classmates, faculty, family and friends, Bryan County High School senior Reed Walker was named the school's STAR student Monday. She, in turn, named Keith Corbin as her STAR teacher.
Members of Richmond Hill City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to let residents decide whether package sales of alcohol should be legal on Sundays within city limits.
Junior Tiffany Howard has been the breakout star of the young season so far. Howard currently leads the team with a .604 average and 29 hits.
William Solomon, a former Liberty County deputy who now works security at the Georgia Ports Authority, was injured when he was struck by a tractor trailer there Monday, according to GSP Trooper Jamie Wilson.
The woman who died early Monday in a five-vehicle accident on I-95 has been identified as Vicki Persons, 62, of McIntosh County, according to GSP Trooper Quincy Melvin
"Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak." - Matthew 26:41 (KJV)
Richmond Hill Montessori Preschool held a special event last month to celebrate National School Choice Week.