A new restaurant opened in Pembroke this week - the Whistlestop Café at 78 W. Bacon St. The location may be familiar to residents, but changes have been underway.
The Evans County Forestry Pageant will be Saturday, Nov.13, at Claxton Middle School auditorium in Claxton.
Navy Seaman Thomas D. Tucker was recently promoted to his current rank upon graduation from recruit training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
It is that time of the year again for Georgia hunters. Firearms deer season opens today and lasts through Jan. 1 in the Northern Zone and through Jan. 15 in the Southern Zone.
If most Georgians hope to ensure a future quality of life at least equal to that of the past, it is clear that government accountability must improve.
Dear Editor: I am writing as the parent of a special needs son, age 12, in (Richmond Hill) Middle School that has just been elected by his sixth grade classmates as "Homecoming Prince" during the recent festivities and football game on Oct. 13. I cannot tell you how moved my wife and I are that these children are as nurturing and supportive of Charlie Penn despite his obvious "differences." He is very interactive and affectionate, but as we all know from the recent coverage of bullying that has led to horrible sadness and loss in communities elsewhere, children are not ...
Dear Editor: The election on Nov. 2 is probably the most important one in recent memory and may be the most important since the founding of our country. The choice is between moving ahead with the Democratic Party's progressive agenda or returning to a constitutionally limited government as was intended by our Founding Fathers.
Three homes in the upscale Ford Plantation in Richmond Hill will be auctioned off at the end of this month.
The Ellabell United Methodist Church will host its annual barbecue Sat., Oct. 16 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Barbecue pork and chicken plates will be available for $6.00. A bake sale and silent auction will also be held.
The Richmond Hill City Center has a new director, but visitors won't find an unfamiliar face at the facility in J.F. Gregory Park.
If you have a golfer in your life and you are looking for just the right surprise for the holidays, come by the Taylors Creek Golf Course or Hunter Golf Club and check out the bargains.
Editor, Most researchers of autism believe that improper development of the mirror neuron system is the cause. There is no agreement on what causes the disruption of the development. The mirror neuron system is the part of the brain that learns to recognize and repeat facial expressions, body language and vocal tones. It's how all of our social interaction takes place.
Representatives from Bluff Creek Stables on Colonel's Island in east Liberty County recently attended The Georgia National Fair State Championship American Saddlebred Horse Show in Perry. Five horses and six riders from Bluff Creek competed in six divisions.
The Bible says, in Proverbs 18:21, "the power of life and death is in the tongue." I can remember being told, as a little boy in the third grade, that I wouldn't be able to accomplish much. I was an African-American child living in the deep South. I had six siblings and a public education that ranked amongst the worst in the country. We drove around in an old station wagon. My family was poor financially, but rich spiritually and, as I grew older, I found out that I was not alone.
Lyman Hall is well-known throughout the area. He was a Georgia signer of the Declaration of Independence, he was a founder of Sunbury and he served as governor of Georgia from 1783-1784. Much has been written about Hall.
Scammers are seemingly everywhere these days, and Richmond Hill Church of Christ Minister Riley Nelson said he's had four calls recently from people with the same scam – an offer of a $9000 grant, he said.
Richmond Hill High School senior chorus member Donovan Nally called it a 12 on a scale of 1 to 10. Junior Sarah Furlong said it was "awesome."
My good friend stopped by my office the other day, somewhat surprising me with his visit. He looked a little perplexed and indicated to me he had just found out that he had high blood pressure.You should know that my friend is in relatively good shape. He's slightly younger than me and stays very active; and he recently lost about 10 pounds by way of good dieting and exercise. I asked him how he discovered that his blood pressure was high. He said he had it taken at the dentist's office just prior to a procedure he ...
John reveals to all that there is a battle being fought every day. It is a battle that involves everyone on the face of the Earth.
When Miss Ondia Mae died at 75, those of us who knew her marveled that she had managed to make it to the end of her life without winding up in the poorhouse.
A seminar on attracting wildlife to a yard will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Fort McAllister State Park, 3894 Fort McAllister Road in Richmond Hill
Oct. 2: St. Anne Catholic Church will break ground on its new sanctuary at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, at 10550 Ford Ave. in Richmond Hill. Call 706-733-2800.
Derst Baking Company President Paul Frankum said last week he's 99-percent certain a straight pin found last week by a Richmond Hill customer in a loaf of the company's bread was put there after it was made because "everything goes through a metal detector before it leaves the bakery."
As a child who wanted nothing more than to grow up and become a journalist, I used to write stories for and draw out my own homemade "newspapers" to distribute to my family on Sunday mornings at breakfast. I tried to design my publications based on what I thought each of my family members might want to read. Dad's "newspaper" was about sports, and my younger sister's often featured reports on Strawberry Shortcake and her social circle.
Two pretty newsworthy events concerning children made headlines last week in Liberty County.
Regardless of all the monotonous and uneventful chores around home that have to be done, there can be excitement and suspense.
With the Bryan County Board of Education approval Thursday evening of the $303,000 revitalization of the Richmond Hill High School running track, the RHHS Cross Country/Track & Field Boosters has announced the start of their capital campaign: Richmond Hill Athletic Project (RHAP).
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said Tuesday that an autopsy revealed James Michael Bragg died of a gunshot wound during an altercation Friday night on Lincoln Circle in Kilkinney..
If Erin Cowan has her way, members of the Bryan County Board of Education will start hearing from the Richmond Hill High School Gridiron Association on a regular basis.
The Great FMWR Post-Wide Housing Yard Sale will be from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday.