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CSM gets farewell party in Iraq

CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE WARRIOR, KIRKUK, Iraq - The leadership of 1st Advise and Assist Task Force, "Ready First" 1st Armored Division out of Fort Bliss, Texas, said farewell to Task Force Marne Command Sgt. Maj. Maj. Jesse Andrews on Sept. 21 during a ceremony held on Contingency Operating Site Warrior in Kirkuk, Iraq.

September 27, 2010 | By Spc. Jessica Luhrs Special to the News | Military


Help the needy and you help God

I am excited about the parables of Jesus. I have noticed multiple lessons in most parables Jesus used. The story of the sheep and the goats, as recorded in Matthew Ch. 25, is no exception. Jesus says there will be a day when all the nations will stand before Him and He will divide them into two groups. The group that pleased the Lord will be invited into the Lord's kingdom and the group that displeased the Lord will be cast out and will endure everlasting punishment. Now, of course, that is an over simplification of a profound spiritual ...

September 27, 2010 | By Rev. Hermon Scott Columnist | Faith


RHHS beats Glynn 10-1

Head coach Sean Strickland and his team needed a rebound after a lopsided loss to Wayne County earlier in the week and "Senior Night" provided it.

September 25, 2010 | By Terry Logan Bryan County News | Sports


Patients 'infected' to test post readiness

One Youth Challenge Academy student doubled over with a hacking cough Thursday morning. Another shivered in the warm early fall sunlight, hugging himself and complaining of chills. The sniffling, sneezing teens appeared to be feeling absolutely miserable as they trudged up the stairs into Fort Stewart's Dental Clinic 1.

September 24, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Special to the News | Military


Vendors sought for Hinesville Oktoberfest

Vendor applications are being accepted for Hinesville's OktoberFest, which is planned for Friday and Saturday, Oct. 15-16, in the downtown Bradwell Park area. The festival features authentic German entertainment and food, beer tent, food court and a marketplace full of arts and crafts vendors. Event organizers say they expect to top last year's crowd of about 5,000 attendees. Booth rentals are $75 per night if reserved before Oct. 1 and $100 after. The festival will be open from 4-midnight on Friday and from 11 a.m.-midnight on Saturday.

September 24, 2010 | Special to the News | Business


Casting scheduled for Savannah film

SAVANNAH - Officials in Savannah say a film adaptation of the novel "And Yet You Still Chose Me" will be shot in the city next year, with casting set for Oct. 2 and 3 at the Savannah Mall.

September 24, 2010 | Special to the News | State, National News


Director says ports do create jobs

Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz addressed business leaders last week at the second annual Atlanta state of the port event. He discussed the importance of Georgia's deepwater ports in Savannah and Brunswick to the metro Atlanta area.

September 24, 2010 | Special to the News | Business


Risk the price of 'The Town'

Welcome to another edition of "Showtime with Sasha." I'm your personal film critic and I saw "The Town" last weekend. It's an action-packed drama about Boston-born bank robber Doug MacRay, played by Ben Affleck. When he and lifelong pal James "the Jem" Coughlin rob a bank with their crew, things get sticky and Coughlin, played by Jeremy Renner, takes a hostage. Renner won an Academy Award for his work in "The Hurt Locker." He will also play Marvel's Hawkeye in the big upcoming "Avengers" movie.

September 24, 2010 | By Sasha McBrayer Movie reviewer | Things to Do


Parks mark Public Lands Day Saturday

Visitors to Georgia's 63 state parks, including historic Fort Morris in Liberty County, Fort McAllister in Bryan County and Fort King George in Darien, will receive free admission on Saturday, which is Public Lands Day. Daily parking at Georgia's state parks and historic sites costs $5.

September 24, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Special to the News | Things to Do


Hatchery holds free kids fishing Saturday

Richmond Hill State Fish Hatchery will hold its annual Outdoor Adventure Day from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday in honor of National Hunting and Fishing Day.

September 23, 2010 | | News


Pembroke shortening late-bill notices

Pembroke will soon stop sending out second notices to residents who don't pay their water bills on time, after City council members voted unanimously Monday to end the practice starting in 2011.

September 23, 2010 | By Jeff Whitten Staff writer | News


Early voting under way, registration deadline near

Nov. 2 is more than a month away, but residents in Bryan County and across the state have the opportunity to cast their ballot in the general election ahead of schedule.

September 23, 2010 | Staff report | News


County awards contact for water/sewer

The Bryan County Board of Commissioners unanimously hired Thursday two different construction companies to build a sewer and water system in South Bryan.

September 23, 2010 | By Hallie D. Martin | News


Wildcat win over SEHS is a big step

Head coach Lyman Guy talks about the importance of his football team making improvements with every game. It is hard to imagine the first year coach, who saw his team lose to Johnson High his firs t week on the job, could have envisioned what his team would do in week four.

September 23, 2010 | By Terry Logan Correspondent | Sports


Lady 'Skins stealing show in North Bryan

The Bryan County High softball team continues to steal the show when it comes to North Bryan County sports. Even with football season in full swing, it is the Lady Redskins of Bryan County High that are making the sports noise. After an easy 11-1 win over region foe, Claxton on Tuesday, Sept. 14, the Lady 'Skins continue to ride the solid pitching of junior, Tiffany Howard, as they pick up momentum heading into the Region tournament. Their toughest and most crucial test came in a home game on Thursday, Sept. 16 when the No. 4 State ranked Savannah Christian ...

September 23, 2010 | By Tim Traywick Correspondent | Sports


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Economist: Georgia's job engine humming

A Georgia State University economist is predicting that Georgia's economic growth will be solid in the coming years.

August 31, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Carver Elementary among state's best

Students at Carver Elementary and Richmond Hill Elementary are used to doing well on test scores.

August 30, 2014 | By Jeff Whitren Bryan County News | Local news


BoE approves $55.4 million budget

The Bryan County Board of Education approved a $55.4 million 2015 budget Thursday that adds new teachers and administrators to the growing system without raising the millage rate.

August 30, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


BoE does ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

This ALS Ice Bucket Challenge thing just won't quit.

August 30, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For' is decent mix of old, new

"Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" is the long-awaited sequel to the graphically stylized hit from 2005.

August 29, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Things to Do


Legion poker run supports youth programs

American Legion Post 164 will host a Legion Youth Group Poker Run on Nov. 1 to help support local kids who use the Legion Post for events.

August 29, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Rotary Club launchs Backpacks of Love

The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill has launched a program to help support approximately 70 hungry children who attend our schools and rely on the Backpacks of Love program that they do not go hungry over the weekends and during school vacations.

August 29, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


BoE extends superintendent's contract, approves budget

The Bryan County Board of Education voted Thursday to extend superintendent Dr. Paul Brooksher's contract another two years. The BoE also voted 5-2 to approve a 2015 budget of approximately $55.4 million.

August 28, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Pine beetle can be beat; not by hugging trees

I got surprised again last week. I get used to working with local growers and gardeners and mercifully forget that there are people in charge of food and fiber resources who are well meaning but profoundly ignorant.

August 28, 2014 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


Citizens EMS academy planned

Has anyone ever wondered what the Bryan County Emergency Services is all about? Ever thought about what it feels like to have fire gear on?

August 28, 2014 | Special to the News | Public Safety


Demographics shifting in schools nationwide

For the first time in American history, schools are in for a massive demographic shift. This fall the overall number of Latino, African-American, Native and Asian students will outnumber non-Hispanic white students.

August 28, 2014 | By Nicole Shepard Deseret News | Education


Georgia icon still giving 'em 'zell'

Nostalgia is popular these days: Retro fashions, disco and '80s pop, "Throwback Thursdays" on social media. What's old is new again, what used to be hip turned square and then back to cool.

August 28, 2014 | Gainesville (Ga.) Times | Opinion


Netflix adds 17 TV show seasons this fall

TV LAND - September is almost here and the summer movie season is all but over. So, what now? How about some TV?

August 28, 2014 | John Clyde OK.com | Hot Topics


Video: Grandpa builds homemade hovercraft for kids

An inventive grandfather built a toy for his family that neighbors are sure to be envious of - a working hovercraft.

August 28, 2014 | Natalie Crofts KSL | Hot Topics


10 things that are wicked attractive about the Northern U.S

Looks like American girls are better off in the North.

August 28, 2014 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Hot Topics


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