Richmond Hill Chamber members want residents to skip the mall and big-box stores in Chatham County this holiday season and shop closer to home.
Affordability, incentives and productivity growth are the ingredients to get the most out of the next Defense Department budget, a top Pentagon official said last week.
A new Defense Department agency employs combined medical expertise to track health, illness and injury across the military services, the center director said.
Service members in Afghanistan's Regional Command–Southwest will receive 14 M1A1 Abrams tanks to aid in the fight against the Taliban.
Through my website, a parent recently asked if children who don't want to continue piano lessons should be forced to stay the course regardless. I answered that I don't approve, generally, of forcing children into activities they don't want to be in. Making a child continue in an activity he doesn't enjoy makes it less likely he will ever again express interest in anything for fear of being forced to continue if he discovers he doesn't like it. Where optional activities are concerned, childhood should be a time of fairly free-form experimentation.
Next Wednesday, Dec. 1, is World AIDS Day. It would be great if we could say that the threat of HIV and AIDS is over, but that isn't the case in the United States and in many other less developed countries. AIDS/HIV remains an enormous health-care problem. It is present in every corner of the world, infecting more than 40 million men, women and children today. Approximately 95 percent of all AIDS cases occur in the world's poorest countries, such as sub-Saharan Africa.
DARIEN - A small coastal Georgia county is getting recognition for preservation efforts that will enable it to earn grants for saving its historic places.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You might feel that you have all the answers right now. But it might be wise to listen to other ideas before you decide to close the lid on other possibilities.
With the Christmas holiday season just around the corner folks should be especially aware of thieves lurking nearby, looking for an unsuspecting target. Local law enforcement agencies caution residents to secure their cars and homes and take notice of suspicious individuals now and all year-round.
Nancy Pelosi is remarkably consistent. During the election campaign, she attacked Republicans for proposals to tackle the nation's fiscal problems. After the election, she is attacking the co-chairmen of President Barack Obama's fiscal commission for the same offense.
Celebrating Thanksgiving Day has been an annual tradition in the United States since 1863. It's a day set aside to reflect on the blessings one has been given. Expressing thankfulness and gratitude represents the true spirit of Thanksgiving.
In the last column, I talked about avoiding getting stung by Africanized honey bees by keeping a high domestic bee population, cleaning up areas that Africanized bees would like to nest and not antagonizing bees when you happen across them.
As the holiday shopping season approaches, so does the potential for crime. Trips to the mall and stores are inevitable, and unfortunately so is the threat of holiday theft.
The uniquely compelling "Ford era" of Richmond Hill's history is a significant fiber in the tapestry of our community.
David Minning is president of the Richmond Hill Recreation Association:
The Bryan County High School Science Club, Technology Student Association and JROTC hosted the Halloween STEM Fest on Tuesday. The event included science experiments, exploding pumpkins and a costume contest.
The Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority Inc. will assist eligible households with heating bills.
The Bryan County Bark Park will have its official opening and ribbon cutting at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the community's new dog park near the ball fields in DeVaul Henderson Park.
The NCAA announced Wednesday that Georgia Bulldogs running back Todd Gurley must sit out two more games for accepting more than $3,000 in cash from multiple individuals for autographed memorabilia.
It's opening. After years of fundraising and months of construction, the Bryan County Bark Park is officially opening with a ribbon cutting at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, at the new facility in DeVaul Henderson Park.
Wendy Bolton, president of the Bryan County Bark Park project, answers questions about the park, which is set to open next week:
Oct. 31-Nov. 1: Movie Night Under the Stars - The Ice Cream Stop in Richmond Hill invites the community to a free family fun night of movie-watching under the stars. Friday evening's showing will be a PG-rated movie, and Saturday night's movie will be rated G. The movies will begin at dusk. Guests are asked to bring a lawn chair. Visit The Ice Cream Stop's Facebook page for more information.
Tens of thousands of Georgians live with lifelong disabilities due to brain and spinal cord injury.
Georgia has found a formula to win without star running back Todd Gurley.
Georgia Southern is averaging 45 points and 402 rushing yards per game this season.
Long County is back on the road this weekend, going to Pembroke on Friday to take on Bryan County.
Time Magazine has stirred up a education firestorm with an article highlighting and seeming to endorse Silicon Valley entrepreneurs who want to reform education by smashing teacher tenure.
October is Clergy Appreciation Month, and I encourage everyone reading this article to spread the word to say "thanks" to a pastor.
This happened years ago. Mama was alive then, so it's been seven or eight years. I hadn't thought about in almost that many years but when it came to mind the other day, I took to studying on it and how the circumstances and opportunities of life's journey can be so fascinating.
In the film "The Lord of the Rings," the diminutive Pippin is dismayed when he learns the journey to save Middle Earth might require him to miss one of the hobbit's customary seven meals.