The Bryan County Board of Education unanimously passed Thursday a new policy that cracks down on bullying in schools, though one board member asked that parents of all accused bullies meet with administrators face-to-face.
Every Wednesday, Pembroke residents recycle plastic, paper and glass, but now they can add batteries to that list.
Military Judge Col. Tara Osborn announced Friday the long-awaited start of Sgt. Joseph Bozicevich's court martial as well as a firm schedule of motion due dates and final hearings in the death penalty case.
With elections at the state level over and the top leaders all being from North Georgia, it will a top priority in the coming years to make sure voices in the southern parts of the state are being heard.
The Richmond Hill City Council will likely start meeting with the group the runs the city's convention center after council member Jimmy Hires requested monthly updates on the facility during a regular meeting Tuesday.
Brittnee Lauren Harris, daughter of Teresa Cowart of Richmond Hill and Rainer Harris of Columbus, Ga., was recently chosen to represent Georgia Southern University in the student abroad program.
I've just read that story about a couple of scientists who think we are about ready to send people to Mars on a one-way trip.
PawParazzi and The Boy Scouts of America recently co-hosted a costume contest fundraiser to fund a new Veterinary Explorer Post program for Richmond Hill High School students.
Pam Walker's fourth-grade class at G.W. Carver Elementary School learned about Veterans Day last week as they read "America's White Table" and each wrote a response to literature.
Dear editor: Why are we "testing" recycling? What would make it fail a test? Lack of participation? Heck with that. It's the right thing to do, just do it. And it's not hard. What's hard is having five bins in the garage, separating everything and having to haul the bins to the landfill or into some store in Savannah when they're full. I don't take the bins in each week, but I figure it takes me about an hour per week in separating and hauling. It would be so nice to toss everything into one ...
In just a matter of days, the malls and shopping centers will be filled to capacity with shoppers looking for the bargains that will change their lives.
"Master, which is the great commandment in the law? Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself. On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets" (Matt. 22:36-40).
It is really interesting that the media's No. 1 story the other day was about Prince William and Katie Middleton's engagement. You couldn't find an outlet that wasn't covering this story, as if it was so important.
The library will close for the Thanksgiving holiday at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 24, and will reopen at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 29.
Some of the city's spending plan for next year got the green light from the Richmond Hill City Council on Tuesday evening, while two other budgets will be approved in December.
Coastal Electric Cooperative and its foundation awarded 16 grants totaling over $22,000 last week to teachers in Bryan, Liberty and McIntosh counties. The winning teachers were caught by surprise when Bright Ideas Prize Patrol members came to their classrooms to present them with giant balloon bouquets, gifts and checks.
Bryan County Schools introduced its school-level teachers of the year Thursday night at the Bryan County Board of Education meeting at Richmond Hill Middle School.
More than a dozen Richmond Hill High School seniors voted for the first time Thursday as part of the school's senior government class.
This past Thursday, the Richmond Hill High School Cross Country team hosted their 5th annual Fishy Invitational. With pristine running conditions from mid-afternoon until the late evening, 511 runners from 29 different schools throughout the coastal empire attended the meet.
Residents of the Suites at Station Exchange recently celebrated October Fest Week.
The Marne Community and Spouses Club will hold its annual basket auction at 6 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Richmond Hill City Center.
How does one live the Christian life?
• Matter of record - A Richmond Hill Police Department officer was sent to a room at a Richmond Hill motel on Saturday "in reference to an injured person," a report said.
New Beginnings Community Church will hold a fall-harvest celebration from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, at 75 Crosswinds Drive, at the entrance to Buckhead North.
Fifty – that's the number of races Jacy Vergara has run in her lifetime, and she's still going strong.
Thousands of people from the surrounding area came out to the 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival last weekend. The community enjoyed seafood, fried desserts, musical performances and carnival rides during the three-day event. Tiffany Stroud took her camera along to catch a little bit of the action.
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The 16th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival in Richmond Hill included a wide variety of traditional Southern and coastal food, such as shrimp, crawfish, peach cobbler and fried s'mores, which might explain why an estimated 25,000-35,000 visitors - not counting volunteers and workers - descended on J.F. Gregory Park last weekend.
WASHINGTON ― Fighting the West Africa ebola epidemic is immediately and strategically important to the United States, the assistant secretary of defense for health affairs said, and the Defense Department is taking precautions to minimize risk to deployed troops.
Pembroke and the Downtown Development Authority will host the annual 5K/10K and Spooktacular festival Saturday in the city.