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Community announcements for Jan. 26

Free tax preparation is now available, courtesy of the Chatham Savannah Asset Development Coalition's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance/Earned Income Tax Credit Program.

January 26, 2011 | Staff report | Community Announcements


Speaker's Thanksgiving trip was a turkey

I wonder if our intrepid public servants at the Gold Dome understand how arrogant and out of touch they look to We the Unwashed – or if they even care.

January 26, 2011 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion


Bring on spring, farmers market

April can't get here soon enough. By then, birds will have long since begun chirping as flowers bloom in bright colors. If you think about it hard enough, you can almost smell that clean, sweet air and feel the sun on your face.

January 26, 2011 | | Opinion


Tackle bullying with common sense

Dear Editor: There is a lot of concern about the problem of bullying in our schools, and I read with interest the letter from Carey Daughtry, chief instructor/owner of ATA Martial in Richmond Hill, in which Daughtry made some thoughtful suggestions as to how to curtail the problem in our community.

January 26, 2011 | | Opinion


More than coast supports port deepening

Despite difficult budget times, our Georgia lawmakers are almost certain to allocate $32 million to deepen the Savannah River and allow the Port at Savannah to be able to accommodate larger ships when the Panama Canal completes its expansion in 2014.

January 26, 2011 | Newnan Times-Herald | Opinion


Attorney opens Pembroke practice

Attorney Matthew L. Waters has opened a new law firm at 41 N. College St. in Pembroke and is offering serves in family law, real estate transactions, criminal law, corporate law, collections services, estate planning and more.

January 26, 2011 | Special to the News | Business


Property transfers for Jan. 10-18

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Jan. 10-18:

January 26, 2011 | Staff report | Business


YMCA of Coastal Empire launches campaign

The YMCA of Coastal Georgia provided $2.2 million in financial assistance in 2010 to more than 25,000 children, individuals and families in its four county service areas, and it hopes to do it again with the Priceless Gifts Campaign, which kicked off Monday.

January 26, 2011 | Special to the News | Sports


YMCA of Coastal Empire launches campaign

The YMCA of Coastal Georgia provided $2.2 million in financial assistance in 2010 to more than 25,000 children, individuals and families in its four county service areas, and it hopes to do it again with the Priceless Gifts Campaign, which kicked off Monday.

January 26, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Patriotism

When I heard about the little girl whose microphone stopped working as she was singing "The Star Spangled Banner" before an ice hockey match in Virginia, I must admit I got a little choked up.

January 26, 2011 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Honor roll: Richmond Hill Middle

The following students at Richmond Hill Middle School were named to the honor roll for the second nine-week grading period of the 2010-11 school year:

January 26, 2011 | | Education


Q&A with BCHS girls' basketball coach Mario Mincey

In sports there is rarely middle ground. Instead, there is success and failure and there are winners and losers.

January 25, 2011 | By Tim Traywick Bryan County News | Local sports


Wildcat wrestlers take second at Mark Toomey Invite

Richmond Hill High School's wrestling team finished second in the annual Mark Toomey Invitational on Saturday at Groves.

January 25, 2011 | Special For the Bryan County News | Local sports


Labor department to help recruit Savannah area workers

The Georgia Department of Labor's Savannah Career Center will help JCB, one of the world's largest manufacturers of construction equipment, recruit workers for its facility in Pooler in Chatham County.

January 25, 2011 | | State, National News


President outlines commitment to military families

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama Monday unveiled a governmentwide plan to strengthen military family support, offering a glimpse at a few of the new programs and cooperative efforts being launched in the coming months to improve quality of life and well-being for military families.

January 25, 2011 | By Elaine Wilson American Forces Press Service | Military


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Riverkeeper pick RH PR firm

Richmond Hill-based Lesley Francis Public Relations has been selected to work with the nonprofit Ogeechee Riverkeeper.

January 29, 2015 | Special to the News | Business


Common Threads aims to learn, help others

Common Threads - a group of knitting, crocheting and quilting enthusiasts who meet regularly at the Richmond Hill Public Library - donated over 2,000 items in the past year to help support local causes, charities and endeavors.

January 29, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Teaching the future

It's the beginning of a new program. Fort McAllister State Historic Park hosted a one-day camp called Junior Naturalist Mini Camp for children ages 8-12 recently.

January 29, 2015 | By Tiffany Stroud Correspondent | Life on the Hill


See and Be Seen: RHBC Chamber banquet

The Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce had its annual Meeting and Dinner Banquet Jan. 22 at the Richmond Hill City Center. Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Garrison Commander Col. Kevin F. Gregory was the keynote speaker. Richmond Hill Pharmacy was named Business of the Year. For more photos, go to community.bryancountynews.net/gallery/detail/3813/

January 29, 2015 | | Life on the Hill


The next 7 days

Jan. 29 & 31: "The Wizard of Oz" Auditions – The Richmond Hill Community Theatre will host auditions for the production of "The Wizard of Oz," which will be performed May 1 and 2. The auditions will take place at the Richmond Hill Public Library from 6-9 p.m., on Jan. 29, and from 2-5 p.m., on Jan. 31. Singing talent is not required, but is a plus. Participants to do not need to prepare a monologue or have an extensive acting resume. Actors can bring a headshot, but it is not required.

January 29, 2015 | Staff Report | Life on the Hill


Keep donations local to help animal shelters

Editor, There are a multitude of ads on TV these days from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals concerning homeless, injured, abused animals.

January 29, 2015 | | Opinion


Wreck in RH briefly shuts down I-95N

An accident involving a tractor trailer and passenger vehicle Wednesday evening shut down Interstate 95 North.

January 28, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Bryan County News correspondent | Local news


Pastors set goals for coming year

A new year means planning, new expectations and setting goals.

January 28, 2015 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Man cherished by many belongs to all

It happened a few months back. My father-in-law celebrated, to our great joy, his 88th birthday. There was no pomp or circumstance involved. He abhors that. Because he is among the most beautifully well-mannered people I have ever encountered, he politely took all the calls though he really wished we would just treat it as another day and leave him alone to watch the news channel.

January 28, 2015 | By Ronda Rich Columnist | Opinion


Juvenile-justice system going to dogs, thankfully

The state of Georgia's Juvenile Justice System is going to the dogs. And that's a good thing.

January 28, 2015 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion


High-speed chase ends in wreck at 17, 144

A high-speed chase Saturday night ended in an accident at the intersection of highways 144 and 17 in Richmond Hill. Although no one was seriously injured, the wreck did tie up traffic for a few hours.

January 28, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Bryan County News columnist | Public Safety


RH man killed in work-place accident

A Richmond Hill man was killed Tuesday morning at his place of employment when he became wedged between two trailers.

January 28, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Coastal Courier correspondent | Local news


Texting on stolen phone leads to suspect's arrest

A stolen cell phone recently landed an armed-robbery suspect in jail after the alleged thief engaged in texts with police.

January 28, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Bryan County News correspondent | Local news


WaterWays Township Experiences Encouraging Growth in 2014

WaterWays Township welcomed more new families and achieved more community milestones in 2014 than any other year since its inception.

January 28, 2015 | | Local news


Budgeting must be open, fair

As a member of the House Appropriations Committee, chairman of the Economic Development and Tourism Committee, and a member of the House's Ways and Means Committee, last week was a busy one for me. We gathered for four days of hearings at Gov. Nathan Deal's office, where the budget was presented. We also listened as state agencies offered input about budget needs and then asked questions regarding which programs worked well or were under- or over-funded.

January 28, 2015 | By State Rep. Ron Stephens Special to the News | Opinion


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