Many years ago, my wife and I moved away to New Orleans to go to school. We were both in our early 20s, having been married only a year and a half. We were scared and excited, all at the same time. I imagine that our parents (both sets) were more frightened than excited.
Dear editor: In the state of Georgia, there are several thousand citizens living in Georgia's seven hospitals serving people with developmental disabilities and behavioral health needs. Many of these patients have lived in these hospitals most of their lives and have little, if any, contact with support from friends or family.
Dear editor: The Richmond Hill Classic Vehicle Club known as the Over the Hill Gang recently made a $500 donation to the Richmond Hill Historical Society. The is to help with costs incurred in moving the Bailey Carpenter one-room barber shop to the museum grounds.
The Nov. 20 edition of the Bryan County News included a letter to the editor that insinuated unethical behavior by several local elected officials and endorsed a candidate in the coming runoff election. As with any letter published, the opinions expressed were clearly those of the writer, not the Bryan County News.
The "Common Threads" knit, crochet and quilting group will be hosting a silent auction at the Richmond Hill Library on Monday.
A new Bryan County commissioner will likely be chosen Tuesday evening, four weeks after the general election for the District 4 seat went to a runoff vote.
Some people give money during the holidays. Others give toys to needy children. And some, like Judy and Paschal Brewer, give Christmas trees.
It has been my prayer that as this article is read you all had a joyful Thanksgiving and the choicest blessing of God was upon you, and everyone is giving thanks with a grateful heart.
There is a sense of anticipation in the air. In just a few months, a new church will be launched.
Here we are again, the most wonderful time of the year! The start of the holiday season, Thanksgiving, going shopping early on Black Friday to see the people, sights, sounds and flavor of the start of the shopping season, college and NFL football, school vacation, Christmas movies brought out and seen over and over again, the Twelve Days of Christmas, the celebration of the birth of our Lord and Savior, Jesus, at Christmas, New Years and a 'lotta' promises made for the coming year, football playoffs, the Super Bowl and for all us romantics, Valentine's Day.
The Holiday Tree Lighting set for 5:15 p.m. Dec. 2 at Club Stewart is one of several Fort Stewart has planned for the holidays.
The tragedy of AIDS, says Susan Alt, director of HIV services for the Coastal Health District, is it continues to spread here and worldwide even though it can be prevented.
Two candidates for Georgia Supreme Court justice suvived through general elections:
Even with Christmas decorations and carols filling stores, it is hard to believe the holiday is less than a month away.
STATESBORO -- Georgia Southern beat South Carolina State 41-16 on Saturday at Paulson Stadium to advance to the second round of the FCS playoffs.
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.
The 16th Annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival presented by Southern Eagle Distributing got under way Friday morning by giving special needs kids and their families some fun.
A Friday morning crash involving a tanker truck which rolled down an embankment at the I-95 North exit on Highway 144 has shut that ramp until crews can clean up spilled oil and clear the scene.
From Oct. 6-10, Bryan County High School's Georgia Technology Student Association members celebrated National TSA Week.
Editor, Watch out, Bryan County, in case the Sunday-voting issue rears its head in your neck of the woods, just as it has in Liberty County. This is something I think everyone in our region needs to be aware of, because it involves something greater than just run-of-the-mill politics.