The Georgia Chamber's Election Central webpage is live. Visitors to the site will find links to candidate information, voter resources, and key election dates.
Recently, a man stepping off a curb near my office was struck and killed by a passing bus. Only 49, he clearly had many productive years ahead. Reading about it reminded me how quickly unexpected accidents can turn your family upside down, and how vitally important proper planning is.
The Richmond Hill Area Tennis Association adult tennis corporate league will resume on Sunday, Aug. 8.
The Sassy Sisters 8-and-under softball team took second place in District GRPA play at Blackshear, qualifying to play in the state tournament in Sylvania, where they finished fourth.
The Georgia Coastal Management Program's Coastal Advisory Council's 2010 annual meeting will be held on Thursday July 22 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Casino Building at the Pier Village on St. Simons Island, Georgia, Room 108.
Accidents happen all too often, so The Georgia Department of Natural Resources encourages everyone to practice safety at all times when in and around the water. Some swimming safety tips include:
Dear Editor: There is a gross error in the story on page 3, fold edge, last paragraph. of the July 10 paper.
Dave Rauschkolb took on the oil industry when it got personal – it threatened his beach and his business.
After five years of allowing continued public access to Yellow Bluff, developers have finally transitioned the Midway marina into an amenity open to users who purchase club and fish camp memberships, effective July 5.
Veterans claiming to suffer from post traumatic stress disorder will now have an easier time applying for medical benefits from the Veterans Administration. The VA no longer requires a soldier to link his or her PTSD to a single combat incident as long as a VA psychiatrist or psychologist can confirm a PTSD diagnosis. The change went into effect Tuesday.
Dear Editor: The Pembroke United Methodist Church of Pembroke hosted a special service Sunday July 11, to honor the folks who serve the city of Pembroke. There were folks there that represented the life of the city of Pembroke and Bryan County. The city of Pembroke was represented by Mrs. Judy Cook, the mayor of Pembroke, along with the city council members as well as folks from the EMTs, the fire department , the police department and the sheriff's department. Everyone was there to be honored by the church for the morning worship Dr. Larry Sauls Pastor spoke on how ...
Fees for U.S Passport Books and U.S Passport Cards increased Tuesday. The increase will be an additional $35 for adults (age 16 & over) and an additional $20 for minors (under age 16) for passport books. Passport cards will be increasing an additional $10 for adults and an additonal $5 for minors.
The Coastal Regional Commission is requesting nominations of cultural, historic and natural resources for inclusion in the Regionally Important Resources Plan for the Region. The nomination form is attached.
Richmond Hill's Ellen Cusimano graduted cum laude from Georgia State University College of Law on May 14 and will be practicing animal law and vet malpractice with VetCounsel, LLC.
SAVANNAH - The Georgia Ports Authority achieved its highest month on record in March, moving 2.61 million tons of cargo - a 15.5 percent increase over the same month a year ago.
CenturyLink is spreading the word about low-income assistance programs that help qualifying consumers obtain reduced-price voice and high-speed Internet services.
The Pembroke City Council approved a resolution Monday that officials hope will one day bring the city a new development.
Veronica Barth asked the Richmond Hill City Council at its meeting Tuesday night to use its best judgment to protect property values if it ultimately approves a commercial development behind the A-1 Motel on Highway 17.
RHHS locks up home game
For Bill Collins, spending the better part of two days talking to kids about the importance of public safety is part of the job.
A man indicted for boating under the influence of drugs and alcohol when he caused the August death of Shana Crozier, 25, remains in Bryan County Jail after he was denied bond Thursday.
I've got a quiz for you today. Can you tell me which actor is going from playing the Caped Crusader to portraying Moses?
Easter is, of course, one of the major Christian festivals across the world. While the religious meaning is the same, I find the history of many Easter traditions - and some of the cultural differences surrounding its celebration in the United Kingdom and the United States -interesting.
Gov. Nathan Deal on Monday signed House Bill 958, legislation that will extend the statewide back-to-school tax-free holiday and ENERGY STAR and WaterSense appliance tax-free holiday weekends for an additional two years.
A flashflood watch has been issued for Liberty County and the rest of our area by the National Weather Service.
The University System of Georgia's Board of Regents voted Tuesday to allow Armstrong Atlantic State University to shorten its name to Armstrong State University. The name modification will take affect at the beginning of the new fiscal year, which starts July 1. Armstrong is building a new 21,000-square-foot Armstrong Liberty Center on Memorial Drive in Hinesville. The new campus is scheduled to open in summer 2015.
The Gathering will be from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at Geechee Kunda, 622 Ways Temple Road in Riceboro.
Surrounded by cypress trees dating back more than a millennium and hosts of tupelo trees, Brian Cohen regaled a gathering of canoe- and kayak-paddlers with the story of Ebenezer Crossing.
A rabies clinic will be held from 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, May 3, in the Lanier Primary School parking lot.