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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
PERRY - A Houston County couple, accused of starving their 2-year-old son to death, have been indicted by a Houston County grand jury.
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.
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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.
By Lori Wynn
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.
A hunter soldier has been killed in Afghanistan, according to the Department of Defense.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Results from Tuesday's primary runoff races are in, but have not been certified.
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.
If Congress actually listened to small-business owners, the minimum wage would be going up.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Here's what the stars have in store for you this week: