A military broadcast about activities in Iraq. Click on the media player at left to view the broadcast. It lasts about 10 minutes.
It's 2008 already? Do any of us remember what happened in 2007? I certainly don't. Where did that year go anyway? We're eight years into this century already and I haven't even cut my lawn yet! I was up late the other night and thinking to myself. "Self," I said. "What can we record for posterity for 2007? It deserves at least an honorable mention -- no? No?" I then fell ...
There has been a great deal of rumblings lately about the conference center planned for J.F. Gregory Park. I didn't know a lot about it since I have never been to a city council meeting and I don't spend a lot of time reviewing SPLOST (Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax) allocation. Both are things I need to rectify.
Black history Mill Creek Baptist Church Baptist Church will host its annual Black History Program Feb. 24 at 3 p.m. The event will feature The Missionary Gospel Singer of Savannah, and others. March 19-21, the church will also host its Easter Consecration Week at 7:30 p.m. Bamboo Fest The Bamboo Farm's First Annual Bamboo Festival will be Saturday, Feb. 16, from 8:30 ...
Theft Feb. 8 – A Pembroke man reported the catalytic converter from his GMC pickup had been stolen, along with some sockets. The man said he paid another man $150 to put a new motor in the pickup, but no work was done so he requested the pickup be returned. The man said he then noticed the catalytic converter had been removed along with approximately 30 swivel sockets. Threat ...
We got word Monday that a Pembroke man was among those still missing after last week's explosion at that Imperial Sugar Refinery. More word came Tuesday that another resident who worked at Imperial may be among the missing. It's tough to know exactly what to say at a time like this, but please know the thoughts and prayers of those of us who work at this newspaper are with all the families of those impacted by the tragedy.
Your 401(k) plan can be a major source of your retirement savings. As you know, your 401(k) offers several different investment options and the chance to accumulate tax-deferred earnings.
Correction In Saturday's edition of the Bryan County News, the RHRA three-point shoot out coverage mistakenly omitted Jennifer McMillan as the first place winner in her division. The BCN regrets the error. Hendrix Park Hendrix Park is taking baseball, softball and tee ball registration, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Bryan County Rec Office. You can also register at any home basketball/soccer games at the concession stand. ...
Pembroke teen Alex Floyd wants to erect a monument honoring the men of Bryan County who served the Confederate Army from 1861-1865. He presented his proposal before the City Council during their meeting on Monday, Feb. 11.
The fallout from Super Tuesday still hasn't settled yet, leaving both parties in a bit of disarray.
The 2008 Georgia General Assembly session is in mid-stream as we have completed its fourteenth day. The House and Senate Appropriation Committees put the final touches on the Fiscal Year 2008 Reconciliation Budget and are currently preparing the FY 09 state budget. The reconciliation budget, called the "little budget" is the document that looks at where the state stands, especially with federally-mandated Medicaid and education funding. If we are short, usually due to ...
The arrogance of Glenn Richardson, Georgia's House Speaker, has taken on world-class stature. Last week, he apparently persuaded a Paulding County judge and former law partner to approve a quickie divorce and then seal all the proceedings from public view.
Keeping with a 55 year Cub Scout tradition, Pack 400 held it's annual "Pinewood Derby" races at the Wetlands Center in Richmond Hill on Saturday, Feb. 2nd.
Air Force Airman 1st Class William J. Nelson deployed overseas to a forward operating base to support the missions of Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom.
Shoplifting Feb. 4 – An employee of the CVS pharmacy on Hwy. 17 reported he caught two teen boys trying to steal three packs of Coricidin cold medicine. The teens were identified, admitted they tried to swipe medicine and their parents were called. The store declined to prosecute. The teens were banned from the store. Their parents took them home. Possession of marijuana Feb. 4 – A Richmond ...
Another school year is drawing to a close - so if you have young children, they're one year closer to the day when they head off to college. And both you and your children need to prepare for that day. Your kids can do so by developing good study habits.
Richmond Hill High School's Jeremiah Hill, Brian Strahan and Kyle Jamar announced their choice of colleges during ceremonies Thursday afternoon at the school.
The Bryan County Board of Education has filled several administrative positions at various schools across the county as well as central office positions, according to a press release issued Friday by the Bryan BoE.
More than 100 students, parents, faculty and staff filled the gym at Bryan County High School on Friday morning for the 2013 honors day ceremony.
"Jack Reacher," which is new to home video, is a film that has much more to offer than I expected.
The Heritage Bank in Midway was robbed during the lunch hour Friday. Midway Police Chief Kelli Morningstar only could confirm the bank was robbed at 12:39 p.m. before deferring all questions to the Liberty County Sheriff's Office.
The Pembroke Garden Club recently completed a beautification project at the Pembroke Library. The club thanked Ernest Hamilton from the Honey Wagon Company for donating the pine straw.
G.W. Carver Elementary School students perform recently during a recital at the school. The chorus performed for fourth- and fifth-graders and sang pieces from "The Star-Spangled Banner," "Green Eggs and Ham" and "Dynamite."
Four more eastern redbud trees have been planted at Fort Stewart's Warriors Walk, bringing the total number of living monuments to 457. The newly planted trees memorialize the service of four 3rd Infantry Division soldiers, who were honored in a formal ceremony Thursday morning.
I have drooled while watching The Food Network's Bobby Flay and others cook a piece of beef called a tri-tip. Now that I've cooked and eaten one, I know why I was drooling.
Last week, I enjoyed an evening at the Civic Center when the Cirque du Soleil made its first visit to Savannah.
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill creating a state task force to investigate how the state can coordinate services to better assist servicemembers discharged under conditions other than dishonorable.
When I was elected to my first term as chairman, all commission meetings were required to be held in the Pembroke, which was designated as the seat of county government in our charter. The meetings were held on the first Tuesday of each month at 1:30 in the afternoon.
The Exchange Club of Richmond Hill is planning a special World War II Remembrance Program on May 22. The guest speaker will be Paul Grassey, a B-24 pilot with the 8th Air Force; having flown 13 combat missions during the war.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, May 3-7: