I returned from a fantastic conference in Dallas Monday night. First, in the interest of honesty and transparency, I want to tell you that I didn't follow my own advice. I kept horrible financial records of the money spent on airport shuttles, meals and incidentals. Now I will have to go back through five days of living expenses and sort the whole mess out or chalk it up to a loss. There, my conscience is clean.
Will you ever receive a sizable inheritance? You can't plan on it. But if you do get one, you can plan on using it to help achieve some of your key financial goals. Once you get word of an inheritance, what steps should you take? Above all, don't rush to act. If you are in the midst of the grieving process, it's hard to make good decisions about money. Consequently, you may ...
My husband wanted two things for his birthday. He wanted a blueberry pie, and to photograph birds at a rookery.
The desires and needs of our ever-aging population are increasing by leaps and bounds as we move into the retirement stage for our first group of "baby boomers". Seventy-six million American children were born between 1945 and 1964. I happen to be on the tail end of this generation; sometimes referred to as the "shadow boomers" or "echo boomers" (people born between 1958-1964). I also belong to that group known as the ...
Americans hold nearly $1 trillion in credit-card debt, according to data just released by the Federal Reserve. Now Congress wants to make that burden even heavier. Some misguided lawmakers are pushing legislation that would saddle consumers with fees that retailers don't want to pay.
Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama must know by now that they can't campaign for president while skirting one of the most pressing but divisive issues on voters' minds: illegal immigration.
Counterfeit money July 3 – The complainant said he went to Ken's IGA to cash an unemployment check. A couple hours later, he submitted a counterfeit $50 bill that he said was given to him when he cashed his check. At the IGA, the manager on duty said she couldn't verify the money had been distributed from there. The money was taken into evidence. Public drunkenness July ...
The Georgia economy depends on a highly technical and highly skilled labor force. The Georgia Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education (CTAE) curriculum has historically provided students with high quality educational opportunities that prepared them to enter the Georgia workforce. While CTAE has been successful, emerging technologies and evolving employer expectations to have a highly qualified, motivated and reliable workforce demand that Georgia strategically reengineer the CTAE programs to meet the demands of the ...
Seven graduate from Georgia An estimated 3,500 University of Georgia students completed requirements for their degrees at the end of the spring semester. Included among the graduates were Myra Lane Burnsed of Pembroke, who received her doctor of veterinary medicine; Kyle Lee Carpenter of Richmond Hill, bachelor of science; Kimberly Blaine Cunningham of Richmond Hill, bachelor of science in education; Patrick Spence Graney of Richmond Hill, bachelor of science ...
If you aren't a regular fan of television or radio news and don't carefully read newspapers, you may be unaware of measles outbreaks that have occurred in the United States and other nations believed to be immunized against that disease. Fifteen states, including Georgia, are involved in the largest U.S. outbreak in more than ten years with at least 127 people known to be sick with measles.
DUI July 7 – An officer noticed a vehicle traveling down Hwy. 144 near the Ford Plantation, which he said ran off the right side of the road twice and struck the center line three times. He stopped the vehicle near Publix. "The driver immediately advised me that he knows he is not supposed to be driving and then he asked if I could escort him to his residence on ...
Last Saturday, the newly formed Pembroke Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary hosted a family movie night at the Pembroke City Park located behind the Bryan County Courthouse.
The Pembroke Pig Pickin' festival has officially been added to the city's calendar of events, slated for Oct. 11 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., after unanimous City Council approval Monday night.
CPR course The Teen Center is having a CPR course on Thursday, 3-7 p.m. The class is limited so please call at 756-3828 to reserve your spot. The fee will be $5 for 11 to 18-year-olds. Sponsored by CprAedTraining. For more questions or information, contact Linda at 222-0637 or firstname.lastname@example.org. CVB meeting The CVB will have a called meeting Wednesday at noon about ...
A military broadcast about activities in Iraq. Click on the media player at left to view the broadcast. It lasts about 10 minutes.
Richmond Hill Oral Surgery and Facial Aesthetics owner Dr. Mike Piccione celebrated of the facility's grand opening Thursday.
The public works giant Operations Management International Inc. is suing Richmond Hill for $2 million, alleging the city breached its contract when deciding to end its relationship with OMI in the middle of a five-year agreement.
From the outside, the big metal building behind Pembroke Advanced Communications looks like the maintenance shop it is for much of the year.
No other football team in the history of Richmond Hill has done what the 12U Wildcat team has done - bring home a state title.
If Brendan Vasher weren't such an accomplished runner, he'd like to become a serious golfer.
SAVANNAH -- Police here are investigating after human remains were found in a west Chatham County park Friday morning.
Area churches, including ones from Long and Tattnall counties, will present two one-act dramas starting at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Glennville City Auditorium.
Legendary actor and director Robert Redford has a film new to DVD and digital download. Billed as an action-thriller, it's called "The Company You Keep."
SAVANNAH - Certified public accountant Meredith S. Barfield has joined Hancock Askew and Co. LLP as a staff accountant in the tax department.
Every year, the Bryan County News does what it can to help local kids get their Christmas wish lists to the big man in red. And since we know Santa Claus is always keeping up with what's going on in Bryan County, we're printing some letters to him here, in hopes he'll get the messages in time for Christmas.
According to online media reports, Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., is drawing Georgia residents' ire for suggesting that children who qualify for free lunches at public schools should do janitorial work to help them learn that there's "no such thing as a free lunch."
The Liberty County community showed its appreciation for the sacrifices made by military members and their families Wednesday through a holiday-meal distribution hosted by Operation Homefront Southeast. Operation Homefront, its corporate sponsors and 100 volunteers provided bags of food to 300 Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield families at Connection Church in Hinesville.
HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas 9
Cajun, Creole and low-country cooking are similar, I think, because they're culturally linked. I say it's not the common spices or pork seasonings but the diversity that makes these similar cuisines so delicious.
I am not ready to call it winter yet, but the onset of cooler weather brings the opportunity to complete some tasks best not performed in the heat of summer.