The Pembroke Lions Club will host a golf tournament Saturday, Nov. 20 at Black Creek Golf Club to benefit the sight impaired locally and the Georgia Camp for the Blind and the Georgia Lions Lighthouse foundation.
The Warrior Transition Battalion's mission is "to put people back on their feet," 3rd Infantry Division deputy commander Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Phillips said Wednesday during a groundbreaking ceremony for the WTB's new barracks. The WTB currently serves 333 soldiers.
Fort Stewart officials met with superintendents from Bryan, Chatham, Liberty and Long counties on Tuesday to discuss options for dealing with complaints that parents submitted during a spring meeting with the school districts' representatives.
Riceboro residents will pay homage to the city's namesake crop Saturday at the fourth annual Ricefest celebration, which also will highlight the region's historical connection to the Gullah/Geechee people who once labored on Liberty County's rice plantations.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that more than 1 million people are living with HIV in the United States. Twenty percent of those people living with HIV are unaware of their infection, according to www.cdc.gov.
Midway officials are working on a preliminary budget for 2011, which, they say, aims to reduce the $859,163 in city expenditures from 2010. A work session is set for Nov. 22 to complete the budget.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Senate majority announced the unanimous nomination of Sen. Tommie Williams, R-Lyons, for president pro tempore during the Republican caucus elections last Friday. The nomination will go for a vote before the full Senate when the General Assembly convenes Jan. 11. The president pro tempore is the second highest-ranking position in the Senate.
"The Good Wife" on CBS has become somewhat of a rock star in my regular television lineup. It's one of the few shows I'll stay up until 11 p.m. to watch; it starts at 10.
SAVANNAH -- Armstrong Atlantic State University's fall enrollment has reached yet another record high of 7,682 total number of students enrolled, an increase of nearly two percent from the fall 2009 count of 7,538. Undergraduate enrollment saw an increase of 4.6 percent, from 6,612 to 6,918 for the same period of time.
BAGHDAD - Iraq's parliament convened Thursday to vote on key leadership positions in the first step toward forming a new government, after a breakthrough deal that returns Shiite Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to office for a second term but falls short of Sunni hopes for greater political power.
Al-Maliki and his top rival Ayad Allawi, who had hoped to take the prime minister's post at the top of a Sunni-backed coalition, sat next to each other in the parliament chamber in an apparent sign of unity after a contentious, eight-month political fight over the formation of the government.
An Ellabell man is behind bars today after selling methamphetamine to an individual in South Effingham County.
Bryan County's old health department building in Richmond Hill will be sold for less than its current value, and the money from the sale will go to fund a road project.
The following are property transfers for Bryan County from Nov. 2-8:
The University of Georgia will host a "Starting a Business" workshop from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, at the Small Business Resource Center, 111 E. Liberty St., Savannah.
The Scripture says about marriage, "What therefore God has joined together, let not man separate."
Brunswick edged Richmond Hill 39-34 on Friday night in Brunswick in a 3-AAAAA foitball game.
Bryan County High School beat Jeff Davis 27-21 in to overtimes Friday night in Hazelhurst in a 2-AA football matchup.
Every time I write a column, I try to study up on the topic, particularly if I know little about the subject matter. One forfeits all opportunities for plausible deniability when putting the pen to the paper.
One of the most fascinating books in the Bible is Revelation. Many books have been written and movies produced in attempts to better understand the end times.
"Fury" is a World War II movie that provides a sense of intense, visceral violence and a semblance of authenticity that probably hasn't been seen since "Saving Private Ryan." I think this movie could be for WWII what Platoon was for Vietnam.
The advent of autumn means it's time to plant woody plants.
Elmgren's Services Garden Center cut the ribbon on its new location today, kicking off a weekend of grand opening events.
Students at Bryan County Elementary School recently learned how Greek culture and ideas have influenced the United States.
The opening reception for "A Stitch in Time," an exhibit of quilts by award-winning fiber artist Wendy Analla, was Sunday at the Downtown Arts Centre, 38 W. Bacon St. in Pembroke.
Low Country Eye Care will reopen Monday in its newly constructed, free-standing building at 1000 Gandy Dancer in the Station Exchange, moving from its current location in Ford Plaza.
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.