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Visitor credited with saving 13 from fire

A fire Monday at a Hinesville apartment complex displaced 13 people, but the toll could have been higher had a visitor to the complex not spotted the telltale smoke and alerted residents.

August 11, 2010 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | News


SSU expecting record enrollment

SAVANNAH - Early indicators suggest Savannah State University's enrollment for the 2010-11 academic year will exceed last fall's 3,800 enrolled students.

August 11, 2010 | Special to the News | Education


DOT seeks funding for high-speed rail

ATLANTA - Georgia Department of Transportation Commissioner Vance C. Smith Jr. announced Monday that the department applied for $34 million in federal funding to accelerate development of high-speed rail service from Atlanta to Chattanooga, Tenn., continuing to Nashville and eventually to Louisville, Ky.

August 11, 2010 | Special to the Courier | State, National News


House reconvening on jobs, border security

WASHINGTON - Hoping to show disenchanted voters that they are the party that cares about jobs, House Democrats are convening an emergency session to pass a bill aimed at saving hundreds of thousands of teachers and other public workers from unemployment.

Lawmakers rushing back from town hall meetings and vacations for the one-day session Tuesday may also address another issue that will be on voters' minds this November - lax border security - with passage of a $600 million bill to beef up surveillance along the U.S.-Mexican border.

August 10, 2010 | By Jim Abrams Associated Press writer | State, National News


Deal brings campaign to Richmond Hill

Nathan Deal, Republican gubernatorial candidate in the primary runoff election, addressed the Richmond Hill community at What's the Scoop Cafe on Tuesday and spoke on issues, such as personal ethics, campaign tactics, health care and immigration.

August 09, 2010 | By Caitlyn Boza Staff writer | State, National News


Annual night out called big success

Tuesday was a big night on both ends of the county as communities celebrated National Night Out in Richmond Hill and Pembroke.

August 09, 2010 | By Caitlyn Boza Staff writer | Lifestyle


Phillips up for second star

Third Infantry Division deputy commander general-rear Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Phillips was nominated by the president of the United States for promotion to the rank of major general, according to a Department of Defense advisory released this week.

August 09, 2010 | Staff report | Military


Vote in same runoff as primary

Tuesday will be the opportunity for voters across the state to head to the polls one more time and cast a ballot for the Republican or Democratic primary runoff.

August 09, 2010 | By Lori Wynn Staff writer | News


County needs stormwater controls

Could a countywide stormwater ordinance help Bryan County better protect its natural resources from development and all that comes with it?

August 09, 2010 | | Opinion


National Night Out was success

Dear Editor: The City of Richmond Hill, Richmond Hill Police and Fire Departments would like to thank everyone for their participation in Richmond Hill's 2nd Annual National Night Out. We estimate attendance at 1,500 again this year. In an effort to make each year's event better we would like to ask those who attended and participated to give their opinions, ideas and observations so that we can discuss them at the after action review meeting. Thank you all again and we look forward to seeing all of you again next year for our 3rd Annual National Night ...

August 09, 2010 | | Letters


Men should learn to trust in God

The prophet Isaiah was sent to the people of Israel to try and get them to turn back to God, putting all their trust in Him.

August 09, 2010 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Christians are ambassadors of God's hope

In 1 Peter 3:15, Christians are told to "always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have."

August 09, 2010 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Be part of what the Lord is doing

Okay, I have to admit it. I love baseball. I know that many in the younger generation are bored by the game. But I find it fascinating.

August 09, 2010 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Community theater seeks director

The Richmond Hill Community Theatre is looking for people who are interested in directing a production as early as this fall.

August 09, 2010 | Special to the News | Things to Do


3rd Sustainment assisting with drawdown

The Army's seven-year stint in Iraq is drawing to a close and the 3rd Sustainment Brigade from Fort Stewart is there to assist with the drawdown.

August 09, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Special to the News | Military


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Lawhon headed to Darton State

Richmond Hill High School senior reliever Josh Lawhon was so dominant in 2014 he went 6-0, didn't allow a run in region play and was the only relief pitcher to be named All-Region 3-AAAAA by coaches.

July 26, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Former BCHS standout coming closer to home

Former Lady Redskins softball and track standout Sierra Newman hasn't slowed down since graduating from Bryan County High School in 2012.

July 26, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local sports


Unpaid fines add up to big bucks

When Pembroke Police Chief Stacy

July 26, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


First annual alumni baseball game set for Wildcat Field Saturday

Richmond Hill Baseball will host its 1st Annual Alumni Baseball game at 5 p.m. Saturday at Wildcat field.There is a $3 gate fee with all proceeds going toward The Richmond Hill Homerun Club.

July 25, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Local sports


EPA rules good for business, economy

Some national business organizations have hammered the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for proposing new rules on carbon pollution from existing power plants, cutting carbon emissions by 30 percent by 2030, using 2005 levels as a baseline. What planet are they on?

July 25, 2014 | By Richard Eidlin Guest columnist | Opinion


BoE names new assistant principal at BCHS

The Bryan County Board of Education has completed its search for Bryan County High School's new assistant principal. Jason Kornegay will assume his new role immediately, following board action on the superintendent's recommendation. The action was taken following a closed session to discuss personnel during the Board of Education's regular meeting on Thursday night.

July 25, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news


Next step in election certification

Results from Tuesday's primary runoff races are in, but have not been certified.

July 25, 2014 | By John Wood Correspondent | News


New year for RH Rotary

At the first weekly meeting of the new Rotary Year, Linda Vaccaro presented on the importance of CPR/AED training to Richmond Hill Rotary Club members at the City Center. She was welcomed by new President Lesley Francis and hosted by member Brianne Yontz, executive director of the Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce.

July 25, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Small businesses want higher wages

If Congress actually listened to small-business owners, the minimum wage would be going up.

July 24, 2014 | By Holly Sklar Guest columnist | Opinion


Bologna conjures up fond memories

I like bologna - the mild sausage made from beef or meat scraps (beef, pork, turkey and/or chicken), not baloney, the mess you hear from TV infomercials about snake-oil pills that increase your memory, help you lose weight, fight bad breath and increase your personal wealth.

July 24, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Things to Do


Red Hot Chili Pepper 5K is Saturday

Georgia Game Changers Running Company and a number of other Richmond Place Plaza's businesses, including Jalapeno's Mexican Restaurant of Richmond Hill, and the Hale Tea Company, will be hosting what is sure to be one of the area's 'hottest' summer road races Saturday.

July 24, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local sports


City to smoke test sewer pipes

Those who see smoke coming out of a sewer vent next week shouldn't worry. It's just the city of Richmond Hill conducting smoke tests to find leaks in its sewer system.

July 24, 2014 | Special to the News | Local news


Heavy use of English language

I am a heavy user of the English language. If it carried a usage fee or royalty, I always would be over-budget (according to my husband).

July 24, 2014 | By Lesley Frances Columnist | Lifestyle


Fitness tests demand soldiers' best efforts

Each day of Spartan Week presented a new athletic challenge for all the soldiers assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division's 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team.

July 24, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Military


Coastal Endodontics adds dentist

Coastal Endodontics announced the addition of a new dentist to its staff. Dr. Matthew Palazzolo, a board eligible endodontist with a certificate in Endodontics, is an active member of both the American Association of Endodontists and the American Dental Association, according to a press release.

July 23, 2014 | | Business


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