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Board tackles bullying with policy

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.

November 22, 2010 | By Hallie D. Martin Staff writer | Education


Battery recycling starts in Pembroke

Every Wednesday, Pembroke residents recycle plastic, paper and glass, but now they can add batteries to that list.

November 22, 2010 | By Hallie D. Martin Staff writer | News


Soldier's court martial begins Feb. 28

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.

November 22, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Special to the News | Public Safety


Lawmaker: Area must work to be heard

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.

November 22, 2010 | By Lori Wynn Staff writer | State, National News


Council to keep closer eye in City Center

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.

November 22, 2010 | By Hallie D. Martin Staff writer | News


Former RHHS student to study abroad

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.

November 22, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Maybe I don't understand 'colonization'

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.

November 22, 2010 | By Dwain Walden Columnist | Opinion


Groups work toward Veterinary Explorer post

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.

November 22, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Fourth-graders learn about Veterans Day

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.

November 22, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


Why bother with test run for recycling?

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 ...

November 22, 2010 | | Letters


Salvation is a gift from the Lord

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.

November 22, 2010 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Always love thy neighbor as thyself

"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).

November 22, 2010 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


What happened to sin

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.

November 22, 2010 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Community announcements for Nov. 20

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.

November 22, 2010 | Staff report | Community Announcements


Richmond Hill passes 2011 budget

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.

November 22, 2010 | By Hallie D. Martin Staff writer | News


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Coastal EMC group rewards teachers

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.

October 24, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


School level Teachers of Year announced Thursday

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.

October 23, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


From classroom to real world

More than a dozen Richmond Hill High School seniors voted for the first time Thursday as part of the school's senior government class.

October 23, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Fishy Invite sees RHHS runners fare well

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.

October 23, 2014 | By Avery Waters For the Bryan County News | Local sports


Suites residents enjoy piece of Germany

Residents of the Suites at Station Exchange recently celebrated October Fest Week.

October 23, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Boil and Baskets for Marne club

The Marne Community and Spouses Club will hold its annual basket auction at 6 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Richmond Hill City Center.

October 23, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


How to live a Christian life, part 1

How does one live the Christian life?

October 23, 2014 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Insurance fraud in the making?

• 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.

October 23, 2014 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Community Announcements for Oct. 23

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.

October 23, 2014 | Staff Report | Community Announcements


Runner designs race poster

Fifty – that's the number of races Jacy Vergara has run in her lifetime, and she's still going strong.

October 23, 2014 | By Tiffany Stroud Correspondent | Life on the Hill


See and Be Seen: Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival

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.

October 23, 2014 | Staff Report | Life on the Hill


Sound off for Oct. 23

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October 23, 2014 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


High-flying festival fun

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.

October 23, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Ebola deployment precautions set

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.

October 23, 2014 | By Cheryl Pellerin DoD News, Defense Media Activity | Military


Halloween 5K, fun run in Pembroke

Pembroke and the Downtown Development Authority will host the annual 5K/10K and Spooktacular festival Saturday in the city.

October 23, 2014 | Special to the News | Sports


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