December is the time of the year with a magical touch. It's a season of festivities, sharing and caring. Christmas embodies the very spirit of sharing. While the holidays are joyful for many, they can be difficult for those experiencing hardship.
Three Richmond Hill firefighters were honored Monday for their excellent service this year.
While many Bryan County residents are tucked away in their homes surrounded by family at Christmas, there will be people working to make sure others are safe.
FORT STEWART - The 188th Infantry Brigade of First Army Division East ensured the proper demobilization of soldiers of the 53rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team as they arrived back in the U.S. from their deployment to the Middle East.
It's show time! Allow me to talk to you for a moment today about James L. Brooks. He was on the production team of "Big," "Say Anything" and "Jerry Maguire." He directed "Broadcast News" and "As Good As It Gets." In fact, he co-wrote those Hollywood gems as well. And "I'll Do Anything," a terrific drama from 1994, (which happens to be on my top 20 list of the best films of all time) was written, directed and produced by Brooks.
A Long County teenager who authorities believe was involved in at least two home invasions in the area is still on the loose.
Between rising utility costs and shrinking incomes, more people are exploring alternate means of heating their homes. However, when folks misuse electric appliances or are careless around open flames they risk starting fires. Local fire investigators offered these tips for keeping safe this Christmas and all winter long.
ATLANTA - Georgia Power bills will jump more than $14 for average residential customers next month under a plan approved Tuesday by the state's Public Service Commission.
A fire that destroyed a Richmond Hill restaurant earlier this month also burned away jobs for a couple dozen employees, but some of those families will be able to enjoy a Christmas dinner thanks to a fishing club and other local groups.
A typical Monday was festively interrupted at the Coastal Care Center in Richmond Hill by Hinesville's Kathy Murphy.
BRUNSWICK - Georgia officials are extending the state's food shrimp harvest season by 10 days, to Jan. 10.
The Bryan County Board of Commissioners agreed last week to pay for some of the repairs to Timber Trail Road in Richmond Hill – a street whose ownership has been recently disputed.
By Dick Yarbrough
By Sen. Buddy Carter
Students across the county wrote down their Christmas wishes for Santa Claus. To make sure he knows what they want, the Bryan County News is going to help deliver their messages as quickly as possible. The following letters are from Richmond Hill Elementary and Primary School students. (Letters were typed as written):
Richmond Hill High School won its season basketball opener Saturday night, beating Wayne County 64-26.
At the Nov. 13 weekly meeting of the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill, Bill Cathcart gave members a glimpse into the history of the life of pilot Frank "Monk" O'Driscoll Hunter and Hunter Army Airfield.
There is a TV show called "The Walking Dead" that is popular among many. It is about people who die from a virus but come back to life changed individuals - but not for the good of humanity.
About half of Georgia's 56 State Parks and Historic Sites are located in the northern-most part of the state.
They are having snow up north.
It's been 20 years since Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels graced us as two of the most lovable idiots in the history of cinema.
Soprano, Savannah VOICE Festival artist and teacher Rebecca Flaherty performed a selection of popular and Broadway songs during Festive Friday on Nov. 15, at the Richmond Hill City Center. The evening raised funds to support scholarships and community outreach for the Savannah VOICE Festival. A "Diva Delight" cocktail was developed in honor of the occasion and many local music lovers including members of the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill attended.
The Richmond Hill High School baseball program is holding its 3rd annual Toys for Tots Baseball Camp from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20 at the high school baseball field.
South Bryan residents crowded the meeting room of the Bryan County Board of Commisisoners on Thursday to learn more about the I-95 interchange at Belfast Keller Road.
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, members of the Bryan County Board of Education had extra reason to be thankful at Thursday night's meeting at Bryan County High School in Pembroke.
The Aztecs used them to control fevers and make a red dye. Montezuma had them brought to what is now Mexico City by caravan because they could not grow there at the city's high altitude.
The following real-estate transactions were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court on Nov. 11-13:
Horsin' Around received a check for $1,200 from the Richmond Hill Rotary Club during the club's meeting Nov. 13.
STATESBORO – After 11 games in the 2014 season, it comes down to the final one at Allen E. Paulson Stadium Saturday, Nov. 29th with a Sun Belt Championship and undefeated mark in the league on the line. In Georgia Southern's home finale against ULM, set to kick off at 6 p.m., Eagle Nation will also be saying farewell to 22 seniors who will play their last home game at "Our House."
I think I finally have become famous.