The Dorchester Village Civic Center Inc. Board of Directors will host their second annual holiday celebration Saturday at the center in Midway. The center, formerly the Dorchester Consolidated School, recently underwent a complete renovation, which began in 2008.
SPRINGFIELD - The sole survivor of a fatal shooting attack that left an Effingham County father and son dead said Wednesday she does not know who shot her.
I'm still your personal film critic, but today we're going to switch things up just a little bit. Rather than review a movie that I've already seen, I'd like to preview three brand new films that will premiere this month. After all, if you don't know what's coming soon, then how will you know what to watch?
Demere Nesmith, dealer principal of NeSmith Chevrolet Buick GMC in Claxton, announced recently that the company is launching a 15-day "Facebook FunRaiser - The Great Toy Giveaway" to benefit Toys For Tots, Backus Children's Hospital and Salvation Army. Through Dec. 15, NeSmith will donate a toy for every new person that "likes" their Facebook page: www.facebook.com/nesmithchevroletclaxton.
ARLINGTON, Va. - Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Department of Defense agency, announced the opening of the nomination season for the 2011 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. Guard and Reserve service members and their families are encouraged to nominate employers who have provided exceptional support of military employees above federal law requirements.
Bryan County High School junior Tiffany Howard has been named the state Class A player of the year by the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association.
The 15-year-old suspect in the shooting of Andrew Koenigsfeld turned himself into Richmond Hill Police at 6:40 this evening. Charges against the juvenile are pending.
Hinesville police are looking at multiple factors in the disappearance of missing Fort Stewart soldier Spc. Maria Cristina Cardona. Cardona recently had a baby and could be suffering from post partum depression, Hinesville Police Department detective Kyle Lairamoure confirmed Monday.
Thanksgiving leftovers are polished off and Black Friday shopping madness is over, which only means one thing for Richmond Hill: It's the first weekend in December, and it's time for annual holiday festivities.
A jury of eight women and four men will begin to hear evidence and testimony this morning in the trial of an Effingham County man accused of killing his father and brother.
Bryan County farmers and others across the state may be eligible for low-interest federal emergency loans after the U.S. Department of Agriculture designated 151 counties as primary disaster areas due to drought and excessive heat since July 1.
Employee salary increases was at the heart of the conversation Monday night when the Pembroke City Council reviewed the proposed 2011 budget during a workshop. The complete story is in the Midweek Bryan County News.
The Obama administration wants us to believe that one out of 285 ain't bad.
Overheard in a mall when a weary child asked his package-laden mother: "Mom, can we stop shopping yet?"
Paige Shuman was named Bryan County High School homecoming queen on Friday night.
Bryan County 4-H members Jasmine Tapper and Christian Shellman, front, along with Bryan County 4-H director Trish West, attended the most recent meeting of the Bryan County Commission. There, they got an opportunity to have their photo taken with Commission Chairman Jimmy Burnsed and commissioners Jimmy Henderson, Wade Price, Carter Infinger, Steve Myers and Noah Covington.
Incidents taken from Richmond Hill Police Department reports.
Operation Rising Star
This region of Coastal Georgia teems with history.
The other day, I was watching the news when a political ad featuring the politician came across my TV screen. He told what he believed and what he would do if elected. Immediately, I thought, "I wonder if his past voting record in politics mirrored what he was saying."
A Florida couple was killed just after noon Saturday in a wreck on Highway 301 in Long County. However, authorities suspect circumstances surrounding the wreck might stem from a reported incident at a Richmond Hill area hotel, according to Richmond Hill Police Department Maj. Mike Albritton.
Members of the Pembroke Downtown Development Authority and city-council members helped Carla's Furniture and Gifts owner Carla Nelson, center, cut the ribbon on her new store Monday morning. Among those who attended the ribbon cutting were DDA board members Laverne Scott and Doyce Mullis, DDA head Sharroll Fanslau, and Pembroke Councilwoman Tiffany Walraven and Mayor Mary Warnell. The store is at 37 E. Bacon St., downtown. For more information, go to www.facebook.com/carlasfurnituregallery or call 653-7000.
Q: How long have you lived in Richmond Hill?
How would you describe someone you know who is old or older than yourself by at least, say, 25 years?
The world is full of people wanting to know, "What is in it for me?" This attitude keeps many from ever checking out God's word and obeying the Gospel. They see no benefit coming their way, so why bother with religion?
Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, "The Judge" is a fine example of a movie that features a likable cast and it's solidly made throughout, but it ultimately falls short of its loftier ambitions.
Regional Author J. G. Jakes, author of The River's Edge, will be signing The River's Edge at the Pembroke Public Library on November 1, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
With McAllister Elementary set to open in South Bryan in August 2015, Bryan County Schools will hold a series of community forums beginning Nov. 6 to get feedback on districting, as school officials figure out how to set elementary school attendance lines.
A new boutique opened at the Pig-A-Dilly shopping plaza on Highway 17 in Richmond Hill last week.