First grade students at Richmond Hill Primary are becoming more global thinkers as they widen their circle of friends to include first graders attending St. Mary's Primary School in Belize, Central America. Mrs. Deidre Ward, a first grade teacher and graduate school student, has succeeded in building a strong bridge of communication between the two groups of students, separated by over 1300 miles of sand and sea. They have been introduced to each ...
This week's faculty member is Ms. Jennifer Kea. This is her first year teaching at RHHS. She is currently teaching courses in American Military History and Honors Geography.
Bryan County Health Department restaurant inspection scores. Scores are updated quarterly and the last update occurred Oct. 24.
My family is made of local people. My husband and I both grew up around here. When we left for my naval transfer, it didn't take long before we were ready to come back. Bryan County was growing before we left. It was booming when we got back. We are in awe of our community on a regular basis. We have lunches at the local restaurants - some are home grown, others are ...
Post 164 party Post 164, Pembroke, will have their Christmas party Thursday, Dec. 13, at 7:30 p.m. The Post and Ladies Auxiliary would like to again invite the spouses and children of deployed servicemen who live in the local area to attend. Members are asked to bring a covered dish; meats, beverages, bread, etc. will be furnished by the Post. It has been rumored that Santa may be making an ...
Assist EMS Nov. 15 – An officer assisted EMS with a female subject who fell outside City Hall and "appears to have broken her left arm." Nov. 15 – An officer assisted EMS with an 85 year old female who was having shortness of breath. Nov. 8 – An officer assisted EMS with a one-month-old infant who had stopped breathing. Nov. 8 – A subject approached an officer and ...
Rumors and speculation in and around Pembroke brought out over 80 community members to Monday's city council meeting.
The Annual Richmond Hill Tour of Homes will be on Dec. 2, from 1-5 p.m. The self-guided tour features the Historical Society Museum, two historic churches and five private homes, including the home of Barbara and Steve Scholar.
Look hard or far enough these days, and you can find reason to complain or cause for concern. Actually, you really don't have to do much searching.
Dear Editor: The mayor broke a stalemate between yays and nays concerning the building of "Smith's City" off Daniel Siding Road. This will require bulldozing forest, killing off wildlife, and causing excessive traffic problems for all living on south Hwy. 17. Widening Daniel Siding doesn't relieve the traffic generated by 2,200 new homes being built. There will be at least two cars for each household and maybe more, ...
Sometimes we need to back off and look at the world, not as a Democrat or a Republican but as Americans whose forefathers decided that we would be governed by those whom we elected as opposed to kings and queens.
The other day I went to the hospital to see a couple of parishioners. Before I went in I attempted to eat some hamburgers I had picked up at a drive through, from which some grease dripped down on my shirt which I first thought was water.
In the coming weeks you'll be reading more about the Bryan County Children's Fund, which is aimed at making sure this community's least fortunate kids have a merry Christmas. Our goal in keeping the BCCF in the news is simple, really.
You can buy a wreath at the nearby garden center, and it will be lovely. Or, you can copy the wreath that's sure to be in the December Martha Stewart Living. But if you want to be creative and unique, you can design your own wreath, and get guidance in making it, at the Bamboo Farm & Coastal Gardens. The Gardens is offering two classes, Dec. 1 10 a.m.-noon and ...
The Georgia-Florida-Alabama water war is on hold, but only temporarily. Federal biologists, concluding that it would not jeopardize a species of mussels that lives in Florida's Apalachicola River, ruled Friday that the flow of water from Georgia's Lake Lanier could be reduced. This would extend the time when the lake/reservoir will be unable to meet the drinking water needs of the Atlanta area which, as of last week, was predicted to be 79 days.
Landowners in Georgia may have a chance to cut their income taxes in half.
The recently signed Rural Tourism Protection Act helps Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites meet budget challenges and aids communities dependent on the tourism provided by the state's parks, historic sites or outdoor recreation areas within their communities, according to state Rep. Debbie Buckner, D-Junction City, who wrote the bill.
Another school year is drawing to a close - so if you have young children, they're one year closer to the day when they head off to college. And both you and your children need to prepare for that day. Your kids can do so by developing good study habits.
Richmond Hill High School's Jeremiah Hill, Brian Strahan and Kyle Jamar announced their choice of colleges during ceremonies Thursday afternoon at the school.
The Bryan County Board of Education has filled several administrative positions at various schools across the county as well as central office positions, according to a press release issued Friday by the Bryan BoE.
More than 100 students, parents, faculty and staff filled the gym at Bryan County High School on Friday morning for the 2013 honors day ceremony.
"Jack Reacher," which is new to home video, is a film that has much more to offer than I expected.
The Heritage Bank in Midway was robbed during the lunch hour Friday. Midway Police Chief Kelli Morningstar only could confirm the bank was robbed at 12:39 p.m. before deferring all questions to the Liberty County Sheriff's Office.
The Pembroke Garden Club recently completed a beautification project at the Pembroke Library. The club thanked Ernest Hamilton from the Honey Wagon Company for donating the pine straw.
G.W. Carver Elementary School students perform recently during a recital at the school. The chorus performed for fourth- and fifth-graders and sang pieces from "The Star-Spangled Banner," "Green Eggs and Ham" and "Dynamite."
Four more eastern redbud trees have been planted at Fort Stewart's Warriors Walk, bringing the total number of living monuments to 457. The newly planted trees memorialize the service of four 3rd Infantry Division soldiers, who were honored in a formal ceremony Thursday morning.
I have drooled while watching The Food Network's Bobby Flay and others cook a piece of beef called a tri-tip. Now that I've cooked and eaten one, I know why I was drooling.
Last week, I enjoyed an evening at the Civic Center when the Cirque du Soleil made its first visit to Savannah.
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill creating a state task force to investigate how the state can coordinate services to better assist servicemembers discharged under conditions other than dishonorable.
When I was elected to my first term as chairman, all commission meetings were required to be held in the Pembroke, which was designated as the seat of county government in our charter. The meetings were held on the first Tuesday of each month at 1:30 in the afternoon.