One Youth Challenge Academy student doubled over with a hacking cough Thursday morning. Another shivered in the warm early fall sunlight, hugging himself and complaining of chills. The sniffling, sneezing teens appeared to be feeling absolutely miserable as they trudged up the stairs into Fort Stewart's Dental Clinic 1.
Vendor applications are being accepted for Hinesville's OktoberFest, which is planned for Friday and Saturday, Oct. 15-16, in the downtown Bradwell Park area. The festival features authentic German entertainment and food, beer tent, food court and a marketplace full of arts and crafts vendors. Event organizers say they expect to top last year's crowd of about 5,000 attendees. Booth rentals are $75 per night if reserved before Oct. 1 and $100 after. The festival will be open from 4-midnight on Friday and from 11 a.m.-midnight on Saturday.
SAVANNAH - Officials in Savannah say a film adaptation of the novel "And Yet You Still Chose Me" will be shot in the city next year, with casting set for Oct. 2 and 3 at the Savannah Mall.
Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz addressed business leaders last week at the second annual Atlanta state of the port event. He discussed the importance of Georgia's deepwater ports in Savannah and Brunswick to the metro Atlanta area.
Welcome to another edition of "Showtime with Sasha." I'm your personal film critic and I saw "The Town" last weekend. It's an action-packed drama about Boston-born bank robber Doug MacRay, played by Ben Affleck. When he and lifelong pal James "the Jem" Coughlin rob a bank with their crew, things get sticky and Coughlin, played by Jeremy Renner, takes a hostage. Renner won an Academy Award for his work in "The Hurt Locker." He will also play Marvel's Hawkeye in the big upcoming "Avengers" movie.
Visitors to Georgia's 63 state parks, including historic Fort Morris in Liberty County, Fort McAllister in Bryan County and Fort King George in Darien, will receive free admission on Saturday, which is Public Lands Day. Daily parking at Georgia's state parks and historic sites costs $5.
Richmond Hill State Fish Hatchery will hold its annual Outdoor Adventure Day from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday in honor of National Hunting and Fishing Day.
Pembroke will soon stop sending out second notices to residents who don't pay their water bills on time, after City council members voted unanimously Monday to end the practice starting in 2011.
Nov. 2 is more than a month away, but residents in Bryan County and across the state have the opportunity to cast their ballot in the general election ahead of schedule.
The Bryan County Board of Commissioners unanimously hired Thursday two different construction companies to build a sewer and water system in South Bryan.
Head coach Lyman Guy talks about the importance of his football team making improvements with every game. It is hard to imagine the first year coach, who saw his team lose to Johnson High his firs t week on the job, could have envisioned what his team would do in week four.
The Bryan County High softball team continues to steal the show when it comes to North Bryan County sports. Even with football season in full swing, it is the Lady Redskins of Bryan County High that are making the sports noise. After an easy 11-1 win over region foe, Claxton on Tuesday, Sept. 14, the Lady 'Skins continue to ride the solid pitching of junior, Tiffany Howard, as they pick up momentum heading into the Region tournament. Their toughest and most crucial test came in a home game on Thursday, Sept. 16 when the No. 4 State ranked Savannah Christian ...
The 2011 Relay For Life of Richmond Hill event is set for April 1, but that doesn't mean the annual all-night fundraiser is a laughing matter.
The following are the property transfers in Bryan County for Sept. 14-20:
I met a man from New Jersey who was working in a major store bagging groceries here in Richmond Hill. He said he'd been here for about six years. I asked him if he plans to return to his home state. He said, "No way!"
Bryan County is one of two counties in coastal Georgia with known damage to pine trees from the voracious southern pine beetle, a Georgia Forestry ranger said Tuesday.
A citywide network of sidewalks took a big step closer to reality Tuesday when Richmond Hill City Council voted unanimously to commit $400,000 to fund their construction.
Blues artist Janiva Magness will play a free concert in Hinesville Friday.
"But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance. Against such, there is no law. And they that are Christ's have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts. If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit. Let us not be desirous of vain glory, provoking one another, envying one another" (Galatians 5:13-25).
A while back, a messy problem loomed ahead. I don't like confrontation. If that makes me less than a person then consider me to be itty bitty. Life, I figure, is too short for squabbling. My motto is "whenever possible, step out of the way."
My 2-year-old daughter, Reese, adores the Disney movie, "Frozen." I admit, it's a cute flick with plenty of catchy tunes and even a few good one-liners. There's one part, however, that I'm having trouble explaining to Reese, and I fear I'll have even more difficulty with it as she gets older.
In a lot of movies, the words "The End" appear after the last scene, signifying that the movie is over.
WARNER ROBINS - State officials broke ground Tuesday on a $10-million center for military veterans transitioning to civilian careers.
Bryan County Elementary School kicked off the 2014-2015 school year with a twist and a shout!
Few things are more frightening for a parent than racing to the hospital with a child who can't breathe. Few things are more difficult for a physician than telling a family that a loved one will not recover from an asthma attack. We work with people who know those experiences far too well and - because of those experiences - support reducing carbon pollution.
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has soaked the nation from head to toe in water that is too cold to drink.
If I told you I knew of a middle-aged man who was feeling a bit depressed, you might not think too much about the consequences of such a situation.
SAVANNAH - The Georgia Ports Authority reached an all-time high in container trade in July, moving 293,889 20-foot equivalent container units, a 19.2 percent increase over the previous year.
The Suites at Station Exchange invites the public to enjoy a train-themed event and hear a special announcement to celebrate National Senior Citizen's Day from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21 at 3205 TSX Grand Central in Richmond Hill.
Why is Director Judson Turner of the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) blatantly defying the Georgia Court of Appeals and urging others to follow his lead?