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Use caution, education to prevent STDs

Out of frustration, some police departments are seeking new ways to lower the incidence of unlawful sexual behavior by raising the consequences. Men caught in prostitution stings in Daytona Beach, Fla., will have letters mailed to their homes stating that they were picked up and why. Included with the letter is information on sexually transmitted diseases and symptoms to watch for. Imagine the impact that piece of mail could have.

September 22, 2010 | By Linda Ratcliffe Columnist | Columnists


'Don't ask don't tell' move blocked

WASHINGTON - Senate Republicans on Tuesday blocked an effort by Democrats and the White House to lift the ban on gays from serving openly in the military, voting unanimously against advancing a major defense policy bill that included the provision.

September 22, 2010 | Associated Press | Military


Study: Teacher bonuses don't raise test scores

ATLANTA - Offering big bonuses to teachers failed to raise students' test scores in a three-year study released Tuesday that calls into question the Obama administration's push for merit pay to improve education.

September 22, 2010 | Associated Press | Education


Execution delayed after suicide attempt

ATLANTA - The Georgia Supreme Court delayed the execution Tuesday of a man convicted of three 1998 slayings who attempted suicide hours before he was to be put to death.

September 22, 2010 | Associated Press | State, National News


Pembroke offers prescription discounts

Pembroke has launched a program to help provide residents with some relief from the high cost of prescription drugs.

September 21, 2010 | Staff report | News


Friends help support Pembroke Library

September 21, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


BCES works to involve parents

Bryan County Elementary School held it's first Lunch and Learn with parents recently.

September 21, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Get outside for hunting, fishing day

In celebration of the passion for the outdoors that shared between 64 million Americans, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division encourages residents to get out and participate in one of the many free celebrations that will be held in honor of the 2010 National Hunting and Fishing Day on Sept. 25.

September 21, 2010 | Special to the News | Sports


Day care worker earns recognition

Sabrina D. Hanna of Pembroke has earned a child development associate credential in recognition of her work with young children.

September 21, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Evidence of a changed life

The other day my wife came running to me from outside the house and wanted me to hear some birds in the trees talking to one another – that is, in bird talk.

September 21, 2010 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Evidence of a changed life

The other day my wife came running to me from outside the house and wanted me to hear some birds in the trees talking to one another – that is, in bird talk.

September 21, 2010 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


It is possible to make a difference in world

Our influence is something that cannot be overestimated. Christians are to go into the world and teach individuals about the Lord.

September 21, 2010 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Plead guilty, ask for mercy; it's only option

What an embarrassing moment it was. I took my test to the professor and said, "Dr. B, I'm sorry, but I can't read the note you wrote me. What does it say?"

September 21, 2010 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Community salutes POW/MIAs

More than 100 people gathered on Fort Stewart Friday evening in remembrance of those who have gone missing or were killed in action while serving in the military over the past several decades.

September 21, 2010 | By Seraine Page Special to the News | Lifestyle


Intel analyst is leader, working mother

Staff Sgt. Laquawanda Bagley, 32, wears many hats. One of four women in her company, the intelligence analyst adheres to a strong leadership style. When she's home in the states, her 3-year old son, Xavier, just calls her "mom."

September 21, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Special to the News | Military


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Students going off to college need to be aware of fire safety

Each year, college and university students, on- and off-campus, experience hundreds of fire-related emergencies nationwide. There are several specific causes for fires on college campuses, including cooking, intentionally set fires, overloaded power strips and open flame. Overall, most college-related fires are due to a general carelessness.

July 28, 2014 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Education


Fort Stewart soldier killed in plane crash on beach

A Fort Stewart Soldier was killed and his daughter critically injured on a beach in Venice, Florida, when a plane crashed onto them.

July 28, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news


Bistro nights return to Thunder run

Bistro Night returns to Thunder Run restaurant at Club Stewart Friday.

July 28, 2014 | Special to the News | Things to Do


Heat advisory issued for today

Heat and humidity in our area is going to make it seem like it is 105 degrees today, so the National Weather Service's Charleston Office has issued a heat advisory.

July 28, 2014 | Staff report | News


Lawhon headed to Darton State

Richmond Hill High School senior reliever Josh Lawhon was so dominant in 2014 he went 6-0, didn't allow a run in region play and was the only relief pitcher to be named All-Region 3-AAAAA by coaches.

July 26, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Former BCHS standout coming closer to home

Former Lady Redskins softball and track standout Sierra Newman hasn't slowed down since graduating from Bryan County High School in 2012.

July 26, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local sports


Unpaid fines add up to big bucks

When Pembroke Police Chief Stacy

July 26, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


First annual alumni baseball game set for Wildcat Field Saturday

Richmond Hill Baseball will host its 1st Annual Alumni Baseball game at 5 p.m. Saturday at Wildcat field.There is a $3 gate fee with all proceeds going toward The Richmond Hill Homerun Club.

July 25, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local sports


EPA rules good for business, economy

Some national business organizations have hammered the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for proposing new rules on carbon pollution from existing power plants, cutting carbon emissions by 30 percent by 2030, using 2005 levels as a baseline. What planet are they on?

July 25, 2014 | By Richard Eidlin Guest columnist | Opinion


BoE names new assistant principal at BCHS

The Bryan County Board of Education has completed its search for Bryan County High School's new assistant principal. Jason Kornegay will assume his new role immediately, following board action on the superintendent's recommendation. The action was taken following a closed session to discuss personnel during the Board of Education's regular meeting on Thursday night.

July 25, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news


Next step in election certification

Results from Tuesday's primary runoff races are in, but have not been certified.

July 25, 2014 | By John Wood Correspondent | News


New year for RH Rotary

At the first weekly meeting of the new Rotary Year, Linda Vaccaro presented on the importance of CPR/AED training to Richmond Hill Rotary Club members at the City Center. She was welcomed by new President Lesley Francis and hosted by member Brianne Yontz, executive director of the Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce.

July 25, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Small businesses want higher wages

If Congress actually listened to small-business owners, the minimum wage would be going up.

July 24, 2014 | By Holly Sklar Guest columnist | Opinion


Bologna conjures up fond memories

I like bologna - the mild sausage made from beef or meat scraps (beef, pork, turkey and/or chicken), not baloney, the mess you hear from TV infomercials about snake-oil pills that increase your memory, help you lose weight, fight bad breath and increase your personal wealth.

July 24, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Things to Do


Red Hot Chili Pepper 5K is Saturday

Georgia Game Changers Running Company and a number of other Richmond Place Plaza's businesses, including Jalapeno's Mexican Restaurant of Richmond Hill, and the Hale Tea Company, will be hosting what is sure to be one of the area's 'hottest' summer road races Saturday.

July 24, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local sports


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