Over the years, I have been called every name in the book, all related to my admittedly traditional parenting philosophy. Draconian is a favorite slur. I am confident that these epithets are tossed by folks who have turned their children into golden calves, so I have no problem with harsh or evil or "parenting Hitler" or any of the rest.
Tammy Collins never wanted a run-of-the-mill desk job. An athlete who has always loved the outdoors, she craved daily changes and challenges.
Jack Hyde, owner of Executive Resorts and proprietor of Jack's 3 Stool Bar and Lady in the Moon Observatory, got to face the questionnaire this week:
Jan. 20: Book Club for Adults – New members are welcome to join Richmond Hill Public Library's Adult Book Club, meeting at the library from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Stop by to join or learn more about the club, where you can get acquainted with both interesting books and people.
ATLANTA - Hearings on Georgia's budget have opened at the state Capitol, with newly installed Gov. Nathan Deal outlining his $18.2 billion spending plan to state lawmakers.
Bryan County Health Department officials are reminding residents across the county to have their pets vaccinated for rabies following two cases of family pets testing positive for the virus.
The Bryan County Board of Commissioners is gearing up for the year ahead, and members discussed countywide recycling, future Special Purpose Local-Option Sales Tax funds, the 2010 Census and more during the first meeting of 2011.
Local businessmen and Bryan County officials celebrated Friday morning the groundbreaking for the first home in the WaterWays Township in South Bryan. Fletcher Management Co. of Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., is overseeing the development of the 2,300-acre subdivision off Oak Level Road near Red Bird Creek.
Among the great things about the deep South is that we have grits, the best college football in the land and very little snow.
Sometimes the most important lessons learned at school don't come from a classroom.
Area residents placed in the Professional American Style Smooth Division at the Savannah Dance Classic held Jan. 6-8.
Richmond Hill Middle School students Erin Crosby and Conner Shortridge proved Wednesday they really know how to spell. Shortridge and Crosby took first and second place, respectively, in the school's spelling bee. Shortridge will go on to compete in the system-wide spelling bee next month. If for any reason he can't make it, Crosby will serve as alternate. Shortridge won by correctly spelling "dangle," but other words during the four official rounds of the bee included "cumulonimbus," "entrepreneur" and "jingoism."
State Sen. Buddy Carter, R-Pooler, has received the Senate committee assignments for the 2011 legislative session. Carter will serve as the chairman of the State Institutions and Property Committee, as well as vice chairman of the Health and Human Services Committee. Throughout the session, Carter also will serve on the Appropriations, Ethics and Regulated Industries and Utilities committees.
The following are on file with the Bryan County Sheriff's Department:
Lanier Primary School hosted its second annual Dr. Seuss Night on Jan. 10. Parents came to the school with their children to participate in activities centered on the Dr. Seuss theme and promoted child literacy. More than 350 parents and children attend the event in spite of the frigid temperatures.
"Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak." - Matthew 26:41 (KJV)
Richmond Hill Montessori Preschool held a special event last month to celebrate National School Choice Week.
A man endured several hours slogging through a marsh Friday after the boat he was in was swamped by the wake of a larger boat that was passing.
Anyone who knows me knows that I hate cold weather.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Feb. 2-10:
Farmers are looking at what to plant this year. The outlook for traditional agriculture is mixed.
ATLANTA - Richmond Hill Mayor Harold Fowler and city-council members Russ Carpenter, Johnny Murphy and John Fesperman were among the nearly 1,000 city officials who attended the Georgia Municipal Association's annual Mayors' Day Conference held Jan. 23-26 in Atlanta.
Incidents are from Bryan County Sheriff's Department reports.
The Bryan County Board of Education approved a district for the new McAllister Elementary on Thursday that adds Dunham Marsh and Oak Pointe subdivisions to the attendance, but won't include students who live down 144 Spur.
Our church is in the middle of one of the biggest projects that we ever do - a two-weekend drama known as "Judgment House."
JESUP -U.S. Rep Earl "Buddy" Carter, R-Georgia, began a series of town-hall meetings last week in some of the coastal counties that make up Georgia's 1st District.
"I'm in a hurry to get things done; I rush and rush until life's no fun. All I really gotta do is live and die, but I'm in a hurry and don't know why." - Alabama
As you may have heard, some of our intrepid public servants under the Gold Dome are unhappy with the Advanced Placement U.S. History test and the College Board which administers the tests.
Bulloch County sheriff's deputies are asking the public's help in finding an apparently suicidal woman and her 2-year-old son who live in the far southeastern part of that county.
Richmond Hill and regional YMCA volunteers and officials, along with South State Bank officials had a ribbon cutting Monday to open an expansion to the YMCA of Richmond Hill.