"O foolish Galatians, who hath bewitched you, that ye should not obey the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ hath been evidently set forth, crucified among you?" - Galatians 3:1
Today we celebrate Halloween. Although the day and date of some holidays may change, Halloween is always on October 31.
Every year, under the leadership of Col. Paul Cordts, MEDDAC Hospital Commander, Brigitte Shanken, director of volunteer services at Winn Army Community Hospital, spearheads community enhancement projects for hospital volunteers to visit nursing homes in adjacent counties.
Shangri-La Chinese Acrobats
Regional history buffs celebrated a significant event Oct. 23 at Mallow Plantation at Pine Harbor in McIntosh County. Lt. Col. John McIntosh, best known as the commander of the Continental Troops at Fort Morris in 1778 during the American Revolutionary War, was interred for a third time.
I remember the day so well - like it was yesterday. The wheels of the 707 jet airliner hit the runway at Sea-Tac Airport that evening in darkness. The sound of silence inside the filled-to-capacity plane was deafening. Literally, you could have heard a pin drop. And then wild hysteria broke out. Shouts of joy filled the cabin as emotion overcame every GI on board. They had been holding back for more than a year.
There's a stereotype following young military wives around, regardless of how often one proves it false.
An inscription at the top of the glossy, black Vietnam Veterans Memorial partially relays the stories of countless men and women who can't tell their own:
Family members of active duty members stationed in and around Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield will soon have more access to health care with the projected spring 2011 opening of an Army community-based primary care clinic in Richmond Hill. The clinic is among 17 clinics the Army is opening near 14 installations across the United States.
Trash. Garbage. Waste. Rubbish. Refuse. Debris. Whatever you call it, it is a significant problem. Waste that is not disposed of properly can overwhelm our lives. Have you ever seen pictures of places like France, where workers currently are on strike and the garbage is not being picked up? It just accumulates. When you see mountains of uncollected trash on streets and curbs, it is easy to understand how much waste we create every day. Studies consistently show that Americans - yes, we are the trashiest of all - create anywhere from four to seven pounds of trash a day per person ...
Richmond Hill used two early turnovers by the Brunswick Pirates to forge an early lead, but it was a late fumble by the Wildcats on the Pirates 12-yard line that allowed the game to swing back in favor of Brunswick, 38-37.
Justin Coleman scored the go ahead touchdown on a 15-yard run through the middle of the line and Brunswick (7-2,5-0) showed the home crowd why they lead the region in scoring.
The Bryan County High School Lady Redskins are still alive in the Region 3A Elite Eight tournament in Columbus.
Once upon a time there lived a lowly Irish fisherman by the name of Syracuse. His dreary days were spent alone on a grimy little boat fruitlessly trawling for fish and for lobster until one fateful day when he snared a beautiful woman in his net.
State House District 158 (North Bryan)
Class AAAAA power Ware County downed Richmond Hill High School 28-0 on Friday night in a game delayed by time and again lightning.
ATLANTA - Kroger is hiring 2,000 permanent associates across its Atlanta Division, which includes Georgia, eastern Alabama and South Carolina.
The Richmond Hill High School boys and girls cross country teams fared well at the Ray Miller Invitational on Sept. 14 at Magnolia Springs State Park in Millen.
Bryan County High School topped Region 2-AA softball foe McIntosh County Academy 8-3 on Thursday for senior day.
Bryan County Emergency Services Director Freddy Howell has been named the 2014 Fire Chief of the Year by the Georgia Association of Fire Chiefs.
The Bryan County News, the area's long-standing source for local news and event information, will reduce its printing schedule beginning the first week of October. As we transition to a one-edition-per-week frequency, readers can expect the Wednesday and Saturday publications' content and features to be rolled into a larger edition that will come out each Thursday.
Richmond Hill High School and Ware County High School will play at 11 a.m. Saturday at Wildcat Field after tonight's game was postponed by lightning.
Bryan County High School downed Groves 33-21 on Friday night at Garden City Stadium. The win improves the Redskins to 2-2 and 1-0 in Region 2-AA.
A fire destroyed an apartment Thursday night in the 200 block of Casey Drive in Richmond Hill.
Although it is nearly 20 years since I met my future (American) husband in England and began dating him, I was reminded about this time in our relationship when we recently entertained a lovely young couple in our home. We have known the young man (now in his early 30s) for many years and he used to visit us as a teenager in England, and he seemed keen to introduce us to his new girlfriend. These young people are both from the Southern USA, so have the advantage of understanding each other's cultures and use of the English language ...
Editor: Pumpkins and mums, games for fun, face painting and good food, home and garden decorations-that's what you'll find at this year's Pumpkin Patch, sponsored by the Richmond Hill Garden Club. A tradition for 15 years now, this year's event will be held in the pavilion in J. F. Gregory Park on Saturday, October 4, from 9-1. Admission is free. Tickets ($1 each) must be purchased to play games, buy food, or have faces painted.
SAVANNAH - Georgia Southern University and Senior Citizens Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to helping people age comfortably, have partnered to co-host the annual Elder Abuse Conference on Oct. 3 at the Coastal Georgia Center in downtown Savannah.
Dr. Gary Fischer, left, is the Richmond Hill Rotary Club's newest member. He was inducted Thursday at the Richmond Hill City Center by Rotary's District Governor Ted Thompson during his annual visit to the club.
Bryan County Elementary school students enjoy their new connections classes by becoming detectives in a Math Scene Investigation. In the Math Lab class, Katelyn Finnegan encourages them to investigate and find clues to a math mystery. As they walk around the room to find and solve math clues, it is easy to see that the new connection classes are a big hit.
Bryan County Emergency Services Director Freddy Howell has been named 2014 Fire Chief of the Year by the Georgia Association of Fire Chiefs.