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Nov. 1 jury duty notices

Superior Court Grand jurors were drawn by Bryan County Clerk of Courts Rebecca G. Crowe on Oct. 18 for the November term of the Bryan County Superior Court.

October 27, 2010 | | News


Annexation makes dollars and sence

Dear editor: Richmond Hill desperately needs to grow its way out of the legacy of debt left to us by the previous administration. We are paying for an $800,000 amphitheatre and a $6 million city center that bleeds red about $40,000 every month. The debt service alone on the project costs us $26,000 per month.

October 27, 2010 | | Letters


Smearing an unblemished record

Dear editor: In review of the incident you published concerning Father Bob Poandl on Sept. 18, 2010, I would like to offer another view of the facts.

October 27, 2010 | | Letters


Vote no on Amendment 1

In 40 years of practicing law, I have never seen such a misleading ballot question or such an unfair proposal as Constitutional Amendment No. 1.

October 27, 2010 | By Howard H. Johnston Guest columnist | Opinion


Community announcements for Oct. 27

The Richmond Hill High School National Honor Society induction ceremony scheduled for Oct. 19 has been changed.

October 27, 2010 | Staff report | Community Announcements


Student wins Carter postcard contest

Haley Guisinger Longo, a fifth-grader at Carver Elementary School, recently had the honor of meeting former President Jimmy Carter in his hometown of Plains, Ga., when her entry into the "Plains, Peanuts, and a President" postcard contest placed third in the state for her grade level.

October 27, 2010 | By Katie McGurl Staff writer | Life on the Hill


Janice Blunt answers Proust questionnaire

1. What do you feel is your greatest achievement?

October 27, 2010 | Staff report | Life on the Hill


The next 7 days from Oct. 27

Oct. 28: "Picasso for a Night" Adult Painting Class - Local artist Carol Hartley hosts this event, designed for any experience level. Work step-by-step to create a finished "Lighthouses" painting in one evening. Cost is $45 per person and includes all supplies. Pre-registration is required. Contact Carol Hartley at 659-0098 for additional details and registration information.

October 27, 2010 | Staff report | Life on the Hill


Darien Fall Fest is quick road trip away

DARIEN - Come celebrate fall at the Darien Fall Fest from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6. Fall Fest activities are in historic downtown Darien, at nearby Ashantilly Center and at Fort King George Historic Site. Food and fun abound at this seasonal-themed event, which highlights coastal Georgia's Scottish heritage, the cultural bounty and maritime legacy.

October 27, 2010 | Special to the News | Things to Do


Keeping skeletons in closet often OK

Q: My ex-husband and I aren't friendly. Ours was his second marriage. His first marriage produced a child, but when he and his first wife divorced, he renounced all parental rights. Our son is now 16. I always hoped he'd tell our son about his first marriage, his other son and how his alcoholism played the biggest role in our divorce, but he never has. I've had chats about the divorce with our son, but I'm wondering if I should tell him about his half-brother. I don't want my son to find out later and ...

October 27, 2010 | By John Rosemond Columnist | Columnists


Horoscopes for week of Oct. 20-Nov. 3

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Your honesty continues to impress everyone who needs reassurance about a project. But be careful you don't lose patience with those who are still not ready to act.

October 27, 2010 | Special to the News | Things to Do


Coastal residents may be a bit behind

The greatest place on earth is the coast. Now, mind you, I love the Georgia coast better than about anywhere I can think of, but we're not the only place on earth with a coast. Every coast has its qualities - good and bad. My coast has it all.

October 27, 2010 | By Vic Waters Humor columnist | Opinion


Mark Red Ribbon Week, fight drug use

"I am drug free" is the theme for this year's Red Ribbon Week, which is Oct. 23-31. The Red Ribbon Campaign, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, is the perfect opportunity for community members to unite and take a stand against substance abuse by wearing a red ribbon.

October 27, 2010 | By Linda Ratcliffe Columnist | Columnists


Texas must be doing something right

Texas already looms large in its own imagination. Its elevated self-image didn't need this: More than half of the net new jobs in the U.S. during the past 12 months were created in the Lone Star State.

October 27, 2010 | By Rich Lowry Columnist | Opinion


Tree planting set for Henderson Park

Coastal Bryan Tree Foundation announced this week that volunteers will come together to plant trees Saturday at Henderson Park on Hwy. 144.

October 27, 2010 | | News


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Contest promotes family-friendly schools

The Georgia Department of Education, along with its partners - The Ritz-Carlton Hotels of Georgia, the Georgia Association of Educators and the Georgia Foundation for Public Education - now is accepting applications for the 2015 Georgia Family-Friendly Partnership School Awards.

August 27, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


What happens when things go well?

Whether we're talking about the children of Israel during biblical times or present-day Christianity, mankind has a tendency to have problems when things always go well.

August 27, 2014 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Horoscopes for week of Aug 27-Sept. 2

Here's what the stars hold for you this week:

August 27, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Governor: Programming should be core class

Gov. Nathan Deal on Monday recommended the State Board of Education amend state policy to allow computer programming courses to satisfy core requirements - math, science or foreign language - for receiving a high-school diploma. Deal is asking the Board of Regents of the University System to follow suit by accepting these courses for admission into institutions of higher education.

August 27, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Bark Park opening set for October

Backers of the Bryan County Bark Park announced Tuesday the park will open in October during the nonprofit group's celebration of National Dog Day at Fish Tales restaurant.

August 27, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news


Exchange Club salutes charter members

The Exchange Club's "Covenant of Service" ends with the words "to serve in unity with those seeking better conditions, better understandings, and greater opportunities for all."

August 27, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Lady Wildcats down BI 9-0

Izzy Marsh's three run blast helped power Richmond Hill High School to a 9-0 win over Bradwell Institute Tuesday in Hinesville.

August 27, 2014 | Patty Leon Correspondent | Local news


GBI investigating probation office

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into financial improprieties regarding the Bryan County Probation Office and former county probation officer Shannon Rivera.

August 27, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Say that again?

At 2:37 p.m. this past Wednesday I received a phone call that one of my staff members had been shot. I did what most people who receive a phone call like that do: I said, "say that again."

August 27, 2014 | Rich DeLong Special to the News | Local news


Pick the winners, win something cool

Welcome to the first installment of the by now surely famous second-or-third-or-fourth annual Bryan County News football-forecasting, pigskin-picking gridiron-guessing contest, which is also known as an exercise in futility for a certain Bryan County News staff writer.

August 27, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local sports


Your gifts come from God

Last week, our church elected three young men to serve as deacons within our congregation.

August 26, 2014 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Suspect in holdups sought by police

Area area law-enforcement agencies are asking for the public's help in finding the person believed to be responsible for several Sunday morning robberies in Hinesville, Claxton, Bryan County and Flemington.

August 26, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Local news


Probation office reportedly under GBI scrutiny

A Savannah television station has reported Bryan County's probation office is under investigation by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. WSAV3 reports Sheriff Clyde Smith as saying the investigation concerns a former employee and missing money.

August 26, 2014 | Staff Bryan County News | Local news


Learn from those who've gone before us

As an unusually mild, rainy summer was melting away - or rather, frosting its way into autumn - I took to noticing signs that our mountain people always have used to judge the forthcoming severity of winter.

August 26, 2014 | By Ronda Rich Columnist | Opinion


Update: Arrests, but no shooting charges yet

Two Savannah men have been arrested in connection with the Aug. 20 shooting of a Suites at Station Exchange employee in Richmond Hill, but neither has been charged with the actual shooting, Richmond Hill Police Chief Billy Reynolds said Tuesday.

August 26, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


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