Bryan County Elementary School participated in the first ever McTeacher's Night in conjunction with the McDonald's in Pembroke.
The Pembroke Garden Club recently named their Beauty spot and lawn of the month for October,
Lanier Primary School would like to extend an invitation to the community for a special veterans program at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 8, in the multi-purpose room. The program will be hosted by the LPS gifted education students.
The economy may be limiting sponsorships, but preparations continue for the 11th annual Good Ol' Boys – John Stevens Santa Scramble golf tournament that benefits needy children through the Bryan County Children's Fund.
The following are from Bryan County Sheriff's reports:
In my house, the contest for state school superintendent is as important as the governor's race. I have a son, son-in-law and now a grandson who are public school teachers and they – and all the other teachers – deserve a draw-a-line-in-the-sand advocate.
Folks!! Voting is a right given to you by this great country of ours. Shame on you if you have excuses not to vote.
Dear editor: Veterans Day is a national holiday to honor all who have served in the United States Military Services. "It is easy to take liberty for granted, if you have never had it taken from you." (Dick Cheney)
Landmark Holiness Church will host a regional revival Sunday through Friday, Nov. 5, at the church at 711 Parker Ave. Extension, Brooklet.
Richmond Hill and Bryan County officials are excited over the pending opening of a new Army-run health clinic in the city.
"O foolish Galatians, who hath bewitched you, that ye should not obey the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ hath been evidently set forth, crucified among you?" - Galatians 3:1
Today we celebrate Halloween. Although the day and date of some holidays may change, Halloween is always on October 31.
Every year, under the leadership of Col. Paul Cordts, MEDDAC Hospital Commander, Brigitte Shanken, director of volunteer services at Winn Army Community Hospital, spearheads community enhancement projects for hospital volunteers to visit nursing homes in adjacent counties.
Shangri-La Chinese Acrobats
Paige Shuman was named Bryan County High School homecoming queen on Friday night.
Bryan County 4-H members Jasmine Tapper and Christian Shellman, front, along with Bryan County 4-H director Trish West, attended the most recent meeting of the Bryan County Commission. There, they got an opportunity to have their photo taken with Commission Chairman Jimmy Burnsed and commissioners Jimmy Henderson, Wade Price, Carter Infinger, Steve Myers and Noah Covington.
Incidents taken from Richmond Hill Police Department reports.
Operation Rising Star
This region of Coastal Georgia teems with history.
The other day, I was watching the news when a political ad featuring the politician came across my TV screen. He told what he believed and what he would do if elected. Immediately, I thought, "I wonder if his past voting record in politics mirrored what he was saying."
A Florida couple was killed just after noon Saturday in a wreck on Highway 301 in Long County. However, authorities suspect circumstances surrounding the wreck might stem from a reported incident at a Richmond Hill area hotel, according to Richmond Hill Police Department Maj. Mike Albritton.
Members of the Pembroke Downtown Development Authority and city-council members helped Carla's Furniture and Gifts owner Carla Nelson, center, cut the ribbon on her new store Monday morning. Among those who attended the ribbon cutting were DDA board members Laverne Scott and Doyce Mullis, DDA head Sharroll Fanslau, and Pembroke Councilwoman Tiffany Walraven and Mayor Mary Warnell. The store is at 37 E. Bacon St., downtown. For more information, go to www.facebook.com/carlasfurnituregallery or call 653-7000.
Q: How long have you lived in Richmond Hill?
How would you describe someone you know who is old or older than yourself by at least, say, 25 years?
The world is full of people wanting to know, "What is in it for me?" This attitude keeps many from ever checking out God's word and obeying the Gospel. They see no benefit coming their way, so why bother with religion?
Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, "The Judge" is a fine example of a movie that features a likable cast and it's solidly made throughout, but it ultimately falls short of its loftier ambitions.
Regional Author J. G. Jakes, author of The River's Edge, will be signing The River's Edge at the Pembroke Public Library on November 1, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
With McAllister Elementary set to open in South Bryan in August 2015, Bryan County Schools will hold a series of community forums beginning Nov. 6 to get feedback on districting, as school officials figure out how to set elementary school attendance lines.
A new boutique opened at the Pig-A-Dilly shopping plaza on Highway 17 in Richmond Hill last week.