The old Bryan County Health Department building in Richmond Hill has been empty since the spring, and officials want someone to move in.
A small spending increase next year is being suggested for county government, according to the proposed 2011 Bryan County budget.
Pinewood Christian Academy's chapters of the National Honor Society and Junior Honor Society are proud to welcome its newest members. Induction services were held Oct. 18, with a reception that followed to honor the students and their families. To be inducted into the honor society, a student must maintain a cummulative 92.0 grade point average.
A "major spill" occurred at the Richmond Hill wastewater treatment plant on Oct. 26, the second one within a week.
Jack-o-lanterns lit up the night during the North Bryan Chamber of Commerce's pumpkin carving contest last week.
On Election Day, Georgians rejected Amendment 2, which proposed an annual $10 car tag fee to help fund a statewide trauma care system. $10 per year - the cost of a pizza.
The Bryan-Evans Retired Educators Association will meet at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Southern Image Restaurant in Richmond Hill.
Most people know that plans made by a soldier while on active duty aren't worth their weight in thought space, which, incidentally, is weightless.
Another year means another camp meeting celebration at Pleasant Grove African Methodist Episcopal Church. No matter how bleak the world may seem, nothing dampens the spirits of the church's congregants during this annual event.
In Ephesians, the Holy Spirit, in and through Paul, reveals what Jesus Christ did for every believer. Every faithful believer has life only in Jesus Christ, meaning believers live and act in the Lord's sphere. Believers have unions with Christ, fellowship with Him, relationships with Him and they are intimate with Him. Believers are in love with Jesus Christ and they fall more in love with Him daily.
The Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Cemetery Council has scheduled the installation's fall cemetery and historical site visit for Wednesday, Nov. 17. The public is invited to come along.
After 13 long months, the boss is finally home. 3rd Infantry Division commander Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo and about 35 Division Special Troops Battalion soldiers marched onto Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field Friday morning. An enthusiastic but relatively intimate crowd of family members, friends and local veterans waited in growing anticipation.
With Veterans Day around the corner, Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Navy Adm. Mike Mullen and his wife, Deborah Mullen, sat down with reporters last week to raise visibility on issues important to military families and veterans such as mental health issues, reintegration into civilian life, unemployment and homelessness.
Registration has begun for men's and women's company-level intramural sports basketball league play. Games are scheduled to begin Dec. 6 and continue each Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings.
With a demanding owner sniffing over every move, decision and step sideways, coach Mike Smith must try to rally his team and drag it back to respectability.
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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.