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Heat advisory issued

A heat advisory is being issued for Bryan County and the surrounding areas from noon to 6 p.m. today.

July 13, 2010 | | News


Seniors getting center in RH

The Bryan County Board of Commissioners is moving forward with plans to make public buildings and commission meetings more available to more people across the county.

July 12, 2010 | By Lori Wynn Staff writer | News


GOP candidates have meet and greet

County candidates addressed a crowd at a Meet and Greet Thursday at the Black Creek Golf Course Clubhouse.

July 12, 2010 | Staff report | News


Subsidized housing near Ford Plantation?

Plans are in the works for an "affordable housing" apartment complex across Hwy. 144 from the Ford Plantation. And though an official application for the project has yet to be submitted to the city, residents of the prestigious neighborhood have already begun voicing some opposition.

July 12, 2010 | By Lori Wynn Staff writer | News


County becoming more user-friendly

A tip of the hat is in order for the Bryan County Board of Commissioners, which voted to become more "user friendly" Tuesday -- though perhaps not in so many words.

July 12, 2010 | | Opinion


Concerned over low-income housing

To the Editor: As a resident and taxpayer of Richmond Hill, I wish to express my concerns about the federally-subsidized, low-income housing project being planned for our community. Park Crest Terrace will be a 79 unit rental facility, to be constructed near Hwy. 144 at Sterling Creek, roughly midway between Magnolia Manor and Publix.

July 12, 2010 | | Letters


Thanks from Mill Creek Baptist

Dear Editor: On March 28, 2010, the Youth Department of Mill Creek Baptist Church in Ellabell, Ga., sponsored a benefit gospel concert to help defray the medical cost of two young ladies who were afflicted with incurable diseases.

July 12, 2010 | | Letters


State adopts national education benchmarks

ATLANTA - Georgia has adopted a set of national benchmarks that detail what students should learn in each grade and what they should know to graduate high school.

July 12, 2010 | Associated Press | Education


On ham, grits and cell phones

MOULTRIE - We're all sitting there at the breakfast club, and someone begins talking about his new cell phone. It can do a lot of stuff, but it can't pour coffee nor can it scramble my sausage and eggs into my grits. So I'm left with some comfort zone. What I mean is, I don't think my life is totally about advanced technology and gizmos. There are still books to be read, there are still sticks to be whittled and there are still songs to be sung in the shower.

July 12, 2010 | By Dwain Walden Guest columnist | Opinion


Cloak of secrecy at Energy Department

The recent acceptance of $8.3 billion in taxpayer-backed loan guarantees by the builders of the Vogtle nuclear reactors seems like good news for Georgia electric customers. Nationwide taxpayers will now share in the costs and risks that had been on the shoulders of the customers of the utilities building the two reactors.

July 12, 2010 | By Peter A. Bradford Guest columnist | Opinion


Grow in wisdom with the Lord

I am sitting here typing away on the computer in my office at church. When I finish writing what I want to say to you, I will save the document, attach it to an e-mail and send it to the editor of the paper.

July 12, 2010 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Take advantage of love Christ has for you

Do you understand that Jesus loves you? Yes you, you are important to God. Most likely you have sung the song "Jesus Loves Me," but have you ever taken it to heart that He loves you personally.

July 12, 2010 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Thoughts of uncertainty

I was driving to the office the other day when out of the corner of my eye I saw a squirrel come out of the grass and dart right in front of my car. There was no time to brake and sad to say, the only nuts that that squirrel is eating is in squirrel heaven if there is such a place.

July 12, 2010 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Hall completes Army basic training

Army Reserve Pvt. Charles J. Hall has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

July 12, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Locals make colleges' honor lists

The following local students completed courses with exemplary marks and made the Dean's List for 2010 Spring semester from Georgia College & State University in Milledgeville, announced Georgia College President Dorothy Leland:

July 12, 2010 | Staff report | Education


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Horoscopes for week of April 23-29

Here's what the stars have in store for you this week:

April 23, 2014 | Special to the News | Things to Do


Proposed development awash in controversy

The Sea Island Company wants to build a group of condominiums on what many people believe to be environmentally unsound ground. Why should you care?

April 23, 2014 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion


Balancing budgets should be common sense

The economic issue of our generation is the national debt.

April 23, 2014 | By State Sen Buddy Carter | Opinion


Wrongful death suit against city, officer dismissed

A wrongful death lawsuit against the city of Richmond Hill and one of its police officers was voluntarily dismissed Tuesday by the woman who filed it in February 2013.

April 23, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local news


Fire destroys Ellabell home

Some Ellabell residents are displaced following a fire Tuesday night that destroyed their mobile home.

April 23, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Public Safety


County schools beat state in CCRPI scores

Bryan County Schools got some good news Monday.

April 23, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Education


BoE OKs $15M to get started on new facilities

Members of the Bryan County Board of Education have approved spending about $15 million to get work started on both of the county's new elementary schools.

April 23, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Education


Fitness store changes game with center groundbreaking

Three years ago, retiring Army physical therapist Sandra Elliott wrote a letter from Germany to Richmond Hill Mayor Harold Fowler to let him know her family intended to play an active role upon their arrival in the city.

April 23, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Business


Roundup: Senior moments

Richmond Hill High School's baseball seniors were honored before a recent home game. The players led the Wildcats to a 17-8 record, including an 11-2 mark in Region 3-AAAAA.

April 23, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local sports


Roundup: BCHS, RHHS send runners to sectional meet

Bound for sectionals

April 23, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local sports


Veteran Hall of Fame seeks nominations

The Georgia Military Veterans' Hall of Fame, beginning its second year, is seeking nominations for this year's class.

April 22, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


From tragedy to triumph

Oh that man would look to see, the tragedies that continue to be.

April 22, 2014 | By Pastor Daisy Edwards Columnist | Faith


Have you ever hit a shark on the nose?

I was just recently reading about people who "swim with the sharks." It seems there is some kind of thrill they get from this. I guess it's about an adrenaline rush. They get in a tank with maneaters, and sometimes they even touch them as they swim by.

April 22, 2014 | By Dwain Walden Columnist | Opinion


Celebrate Easter for promise of hope

I remember all of the Easters of my life more clearly than any other holidays. Christmases blur together with only a few standing out in my memory, such as the one when it snowed all day, the year I lost my voice completely and the two times that I wasn't home - one working in Washington, D.C., and another in London.

April 22, 2014 | By Ronda Rich Columnist | Opinion


Easter conjures memories of past

I always remember Easter as being a wonderful time of year. The colors of spring and the disappearance of snow (thankfully), the excitement of egg hunts and wearing new clothes for church on Sunday - it always was a special time in our house.

April 22, 2014 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Opinion


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