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Early detection is key to cancer survival

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. And since one in eight women in the United States will get breast cancer this year, this month is a great time to highlight and promote the importance of regular mammograms and other methods for early detection of breast cancer. After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common kind of cancer in women.

October 06, 2010 | By Linda Ratcliffe Columnist | Columnists


Horoscopes for week of Oct. 6-13

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Some flashes of aries ire might erupt as you confront an unusually bewildering situation. But you should be able to keep your temper under control as you work through it.

October 06, 2010 | Special to the News | Things to Do


Philharmonic to feature cellist, pianist

SAVANNAH - The Savannah Philharmonic presents the second concert in its 2010-11 chamber series at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 24, at Skidaway Island United Methodist Church, 54 Diamond Causeway.

October 06, 2010 | Special to the News | Things to Do


Simple slogans won't cut it anymore

When John Kerry calls you out of touch, you must be so far out of touch that you need to call Mazlan Othman, the U.N.'s designated liaison to space aliens, to re-establish contact with Planet Earth.

October 06, 2010 | By Rich Lowry Columnist | Opinion


Don't battle over Civil War tourism

The 150th anniversary of the Civil War begins in 2011, and already there has been criticism by some that Georgia is "a day late and a dollar short" when it comes to promoting it. The fact is, in the midst of a fiscal crisis, the state is making wise and timely use of limited funding to develop a unique CW150 program that will draw visitors from around the world to Georgia.

October 06, 2010 | By Dr. W. Todd Groce Guest columnist | Opinion


Cancer awareness month is important

Editor, As we all know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. You can see seas of pink shirts and pink ribbon magnets on the backs of cars - even some purple ribbons, which are reserved for the brave survivors of this deadly disease.

October 06, 2010 | | Letters


Second bidder to seek Sea Island

BRUNSWICK - Two bidders will compete to become the new owners of Sea Island Co. when the Georgia resort operator is sold at auction next week, two months after it filed for bankruptcy protection.

October 06, 2010 | Associated Press | State, National News


Couple indicted for child's starvation

PERRY - A Houston County couple, accused of starving their 2-year-old son to death, have been indicted by a Houston County grand jury.

October 06, 2010 | Associated Press | State, National News


Instrumental learning

Students at Richmond Hill Elementary School (RHES) will now be able to reap the creative and educational benefits of music– and have some fun while doing it– thanks to the school's new piano lab.

October 06, 2010 | By Katie McGurl Staff writer | Life on the Hill


Shirley Hiers answers Proust questionnaire

1. What do you feel is your greatest achievement?

October 06, 2010 | Staff report | Life on the Hill


The next 7 days from Oct. 6

Oct. 6: Common Threads - With colder weather on its way, what better time to learn to crochet or knit? The Richmond Hill Public Library's Common Threads group meets at 10 a.m. with the goal of learning, fellowship and improving skills of knitters of all skill levels. You may also choose to don te your finished pieces to Project Linus or Warm Up America, which accept blankets and hats for the needy. For more information, call 756-3580.

October 06, 2010 | Staff report | Life on the Hill


Council tables land disturbance request

By Lori Wynn

October 05, 2010 | | News


What's happening on and around Fort Stewart

The Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield is looking for individual Families, church, civic or other community groups who are willing to "adopt" a Soldier for the Thanksgiving or Christmas holiday.

October 05, 2010 | Special to the News | Things to Do


Hunter soldier killed in Afghanistan

A hunter soldier has been killed in Afghanistan, according to the Department of Defense.

October 05, 2010 | Staff report | Military


JROTC cadets join in Freeman project

It's 3 o'clock on a Friday afternoon, and while most Richmond Hill High schoolers are probably rushing home to get ready for the homecoming game, a handful are in the post office parking lot hauling containers full of school supplies and getting them ready to be mailed.

October 04, 2010 | By Lori Wynn Staff writer | Lifestyle


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First annual alumni baseball game set for Wildcat Field Saturday

Richmond Hill Baseball will host its 1st Annual Alumni Baseball game at 5 p.m. Saturday at Wildcat field.There is a $3 gate fee with all proceeds going toward The Richmond Hill Homerun Club.

July 25, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local sports


EPA rules good for business, economy

Some national business organizations have hammered the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for proposing new rules on carbon pollution from existing power plants, cutting carbon emissions by 30 percent by 2030, using 2005 levels as a baseline. What planet are they on?

July 25, 2014 | By Richard Eidlin Guest columnist | Opinion


BoE names new assistant principal at BCHS

The Bryan County Board of Education has completed its search for Bryan County High School's new assistant principal. Jason Kornegay will assume his new role immediately, following board action on the superintendent's recommendation. The action was taken following a closed session to discuss personnel during the Board of Education's regular meeting on Thursday night.

July 25, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news


Next step in election certification

Results from Tuesday's primary runoff races are in, but have not been certified.

July 25, 2014 | By John Wood Correspondent | News


New year for RH Rotary

At the first weekly meeting of the new Rotary Year, Linda Vaccaro presented on the importance of CPR/AED training to Richmond Hill Rotary Club members at the City Center. She was welcomed by new President Lesley Francis and hosted by member Brianne Yontz, executive director of the Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce.

July 25, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Small businesses want higher wages

If Congress actually listened to small-business owners, the minimum wage would be going up.

July 24, 2014 | By Holly Sklar Guest columnist | Opinion


Bologna conjures up fond memories

I like bologna - the mild sausage made from beef or meat scraps (beef, pork, turkey and/or chicken), not baloney, the mess you hear from TV infomercials about snake-oil pills that increase your memory, help you lose weight, fight bad breath and increase your personal wealth.

July 24, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Things to Do


Red Hot Chili Pepper 5K is Saturday

Georgia Game Changers Running Company and a number of other Richmond Place Plaza's businesses, including Jalapeno's Mexican Restaurant of Richmond Hill, and the Hale Tea Company, will be hosting what is sure to be one of the area's 'hottest' summer road races Saturday.

July 24, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local sports


City to smoke test sewer pipes

Those who see smoke coming out of a sewer vent next week shouldn't worry. It's just the city of Richmond Hill conducting smoke tests to find leaks in its sewer system.

July 24, 2014 | Special to the News | Local news


Heavy use of English language

I am a heavy user of the English language. If it carried a usage fee or royalty, I always would be over-budget (according to my husband).

July 24, 2014 | By Lesley Frances Columnist | Lifestyle


Fitness tests demand soldiers' best efforts

Each day of Spartan Week presented a new athletic challenge for all the soldiers assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division's 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team.

July 24, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Military


Coastal Endodontics adds dentist

Coastal Endodontics announced the addition of a new dentist to its staff. Dr. Matthew Palazzolo, a board eligible endodontist with a certificate in Endodontics, is an active member of both the American Association of Endodontists and the American Dental Association, according to a press release.

July 23, 2014 | | Business


Be content with who you are

I recently read a story of a lady who spent $30,000 so she could look like Kim Kardashian. Now, she has to spend the next few years paying it off.

July 23, 2014 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


State changes rules on school fundraisers

In response to new federal school-nutrition regulations, State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge and the state Board of Education last week initiated the rulemaking process to amend the state-board rule to comply with the federal Healthy, Hunger-free Kids Act of 2010.

July 23, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Horoscopes for week of July 23-29

Here's what the stars have in store for you this week:

July 23, 2014 | Special to the News | Things to Do


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