Need some good luck and more money in the upcoming year? Try the Southern tradition of eating black-eyed peas and collard greens to usher in the new year. If you ask a hundred locals why they have this custom on New Year's Day, you'll get the same answer.
Since she (the English rose in Georgia) is busy with the holidays this week, I thought as the senior dog in our household, I would tell the tale of how my daughter Star, a 10-year-old white Labrador, Daisy, a 6-year0old bearded collie, and myself, a 12-year-old black Labrador, came to move from London, England, to Richmond Hill and how we have been joined by a little American west highland terrier puppy, Dexter.
Richmond Hill residents don't have to throw away their Christmas trees this year.
Jeff Nielsen wants people to throw their aluminum cans in the big, red trailer parked outside his business in Richmond Hill.
Compiled by Jeff Whitten
Congressman Jack Kingston and U.S. Senators Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson are opposed to the imminent repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell.
Here in Richmond Hill and everywhere else, isn't it time we do a little flag-waving and count our blessings, even if we are trying to deal with this bad economy and all other trials and tribulations? It shows who we are.
It's funny sometimes how a prevailing thought will come to you in the middle of the night, and in my case I often jump out of bed and make a note of it – just in case that thought dissipates into the cosmos before morning.
A vehicle chase ended around 4 p.m. Dec. 19 in Richmond Hill after the suspect vehicle, being tailed by Macintosh County and Midway law enforcement, hit a parked car in the parking lot of Molly McPherson's Scottish Pub on Hwy. 17.
Pembroke is a small city that applies for many grants to help get projects done, and officials are expecting some money to come down the pipeline in 2011 for improvements.
The Richmond Hill City Council voted Tuesday to turn down a proposal from the Rushing Street developer to repair roads there.
Can we live a better life? Could it be that we need a better job,or more money? Perhaps we need new friends? Our society seeks the better life in these and other things. Now there is nothing wrong with a better job, making more money and having new friends, unless they are all we live for.
December is the time of the year with a magical touch. It's a season of festivities, sharing and caring. Christmas embodies the very spirit of sharing. While the holidays are joyful for many, they can be difficult for those experiencing hardship.
Three Richmond Hill firefighters were honored Monday for their excellent service this year.
A high-speed chase Saturday night ended in an accident at the intersection of highways 144 and 17 in Richmond Hill. Although no one was seriously injured, the wreck did tie up traffic for a few hours.
A Richmond Hill man was killed Tuesday morning at his place of employment when he became wedged between two trailers.
A stolen cell phone recently landed an armed-robbery suspect in jail after the alleged thief engaged in texts with police.
WaterWays Township welcomed more new families and achieved more community milestones in 2014 than any other year since its inception.
As a member of the House Appropriations Committee, chairman of the Economic Development and Tourism Committee, and a member of the House's Ways and Means Committee, last week was a busy one for me. We gathered for four days of hearings at Gov. Nathan Deal's office, where the budget was presented. We also listened as state agencies offered input about budget needs and then asked questions regarding which programs worked well or were under- or over-funded.
Have you ever asked yourself, "Who would I like to become?" What people or events in life have hindered your reaching that goal? To achieve something, you have to remove all distractions that are blocking you from making progress. Fear stops most people from getting what they want - fear of failure, fear of success, fear of rejection, of the unknown, of disappointment. Then, of course, the "what if" fears always fuel these hindrances.
Bryan County High School outfielder Melinda Myers played a number of positions during her career as a Lady Redskin. But one thing about Myers never changed, coach Al Butler said.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Jan. 1 – Jan. 24.
The below incidents are taken from Bryan County Sheriff's Department and Richmond Hill Police Department reports.
Retired Army Chief Warrant Officer Mathew Suddath expected a small party for his 90th birthday, but his family surprised him by inviting soldiers to participate in a ceremony to honor his military service. The celebration was held Saturday at Magnolia Manor in Richmond Hill.
Join other NFL fans to watch the Seahawks and Patriots battle in Super Bowl XLIX Sunday at Thunder Run in Club Stewart. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Admission is free.
We've just begun the new year, but the next academic year still is months away. Nonetheless, if you have a child who will be attending college in the fall, it's not too soon to start thinking about what might be a vital component of paying for his or her higher education: financial aid.
Veterans in the city of Pembroke benefited from grant funds with handicap ramps and handicap-access rehabilitation. Beulah Baptist Church and local Scout groups paired up with the Pembroke Housing Team to volunteer labor for the projects. The groups were thanked their support.
I went to a conference last week in Florida and when traveling home on Interstate 95, I noticed some flashing lights to my left in the oncoming lanes.
The Richmond Hill High School Chorus Boosters Club is hosting a talent show at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, at the RHHS West Gym.