It was a family reunion five years in the making. On Saturday morning Rocko, a five-year-old Beagle, was reunited with family members after he went missing from their Queens, N.Y., home when he was just a puppy. Somehow, Rocko made his way to Liberty County.
Three Richmond Hill soccer teams fared well at the 3v3 qualifying Jekyll Island 3V3 Summer Soccer Blast tournament this week. The 13U Mongoose, the 7U Dragons and the U13 Lady Raiders all won the right to compete at the upcoming 3v3 Soccer Challenge National Championships.
A week or so ago my grandson, Zion, was trying to catch butterflies while they were landing on the flowers in front of the house. My wife said to him, "Quit trying to catch my butterflies!" His response was kind of funny but full of truth when he said, "Nana, those butterflies aren't yours, they belong to God."
Last Sunday in Catholic Churches and in many Protestant Churches that follow the Common Lectionary, we heard from the Gospel of Mark the story about Jesus calming the storm while his disciples showed great fear in the midst of the storm.
When my sons were quite young (six and two), we moved to the upper Midwest.
This time of year we begin to understand why some dare not visit the Georgia coast in the summertime.
Ashton Leann Griffin and Peter Francis Gibson III (Trey) were united in marriage on June 21 at the Richmond Hill United Methodist Church in Richmond Hill. The Reverend Dale Simmons officiated.
Christian cheer Christian Cheer Camp will be held at the Faith Harvest Sanctuary in Ellabell from July 28-Aug. 1, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. for ages 5-12. The fee is $35, with $25 for each additional sibling. Children are asked to bring a lunch, drinks will be provided. Space is limited, first 50 children signed up are in. Call Melissa Hewitt at 858-2215 or Jessie Holcombe at 663-1878 to register. ...
In order to "run" in the Christian race, you must be on the team, in other words you must be a Christian. There are many people who posses Christian qualities in their life, but they have never obeyed all the rules set forth by God. They feel that they are "Christians" but their feelings do not make it so. It is like the athlete who tries out for the Olympics, but fails to ...
It's tempting to say, "What the heck," and let Georgia State Rep. Tim Bearden, R-Villa Rica, go ahead and carry his concealed handgun into Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta. However, that's only because his biography shows he used to be a law-enforcement officer.
Dear Editor: The July 9 issue of the Bryan County News contained an article on SBAWL (South Bryan Animal Welfare League), a local organization which hopes to open a no-kill shelter in south Bryan County. While well-written, the article contained a misleading statement. SBAWL president Nancy Baker was quoted as saying, "The Richmond Hill Animal Control shelter generally doesn't hold animals for adoption. The only nearby options for ...
There used to be a time when it seemed driving the speed limit was so uncommon you rarely found anyone who didn't speed. That's changing as gas prices continue to stay in the $4 per gallon neighborhood.
Cheers to all the candidates who participated in this year's primary election and congratulations to those who have either joined as new board members, incumbents in new positions, or incumbents selected to serve another term.
Riverpaddle There will be an Ogeechee River Paddle July 19 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The paddle will take off from Dasher's Landing, Hwy. 80, at the Ogeechee River in Blitchton, cost is $20. Participants will paddle about seven to nine river miles. There will be a shuttle to take participants back to pick up their cars. Snacks will be provided at the take-out location. Participants need to bring ...
A military broadcast about activities in Iraq. Click on the media player at left to view the broadcast. It lasts about 10 minutes.
Nov. 22 to Dec. 21: Your keen instincts are once more on high alert as you find yourself being pressured to make a quick decision about a certain matter. More facts come to light by week's end..
A Fleming couple and their two children are undergoing preventive treatment for rabies after the family dog tested positive for the disease, according to the Coastal Health District.The dog was not up-to-date on rabies vaccinations, Sally Silberman, spokeswoman for the district, said.Liberty County Environmental Health officials remind residents to get all pets vaccinated, which is required by law.
Former South African President Nelson Mandela has received much-deserved praise following his death
College Foundation's 10th annual Opportunity Award Gala.
The sugar rush can't come soon enough for Richmond Hill sweets factory, All Things Chocolate and More.
Carl Evans Swain, 41, of Jasper, Ala., is being held as part of a Fort Stewart murder investigation, according to a release from the FBI's Birmingham office.
Magdalena Bresson and other staff members took their cameras out to Saturday's parade in Richmond Hill.
Police here are still investigating the cause of death of a 23-year-old who was found dead last week in the parking lot of Steamer's Restaurant, but two arrest warrants have been issued in relation to the case.
Dec. 14: Winter Muster at Fort McAllister - Celebrate the final battle of the Confederate troops from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Fort McAllister. The battle will take place at 5 p.m. A self-guided tour will be held right after the battle at which time the visitors will view the destruction of war first hand. Admission is charged. Call 727-2339 for information.
Carl Evans Swain, 41, of Jasper, Ala., is being held as part of an investigation into a death on Fort Stewart last week, according to a release from the FBI's Birmingham office.
Property owners and real-estate agents in Coastal Georgia are bracing for rising insurance rates due to federal legislation that has changed the way the National Flood Insurance Program operates. The new law is phasing out some subsidized rates, such as for vacation homes, and will raise insurance premiums for those properties at most risk of severe or repeated flooding.
Pembroke flipped the switch on its annual Christmas celebration last Saturday, literally.
In what has become an annual kickoff to Richmond Hill's Christmas festivities, thousands of people enjoyed the Chili Cook-Off in J. F. Gregory Park on a balmy evening Friday.
It was an unseasonably warm Saturday morning on the day of the 18th annual Richmond Hill Christmas parade, but that didn't stop thousands of people from lining Ford Avenue and other streets along the parade route in the hopes of catching an unblocked view of the procession.
John McCallum, a candidate for Congress in Georgia's 1st District, recently announced his candidacy to a crowd of more than 300 people from throughout southeast Georgia at an event at his home in Glynn County.