"I am drug free" is the theme for this year's Red Ribbon Week, which is Oct. 23-31. The Red Ribbon Campaign, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, is the perfect opportunity for community members to unite and take a stand against substance abuse by wearing a red ribbon.
Texas already looms large in its own imagination. Its elevated self-image didn't need this: More than half of the net new jobs in the U.S. during the past 12 months were created in the Lone Star State.
Coastal Bryan Tree Foundation announced this week that volunteers will come together to plant trees Saturday at Henderson Park on Hwy. 144.
A package tested for anthrax but found to contain powdered shaving cream put Fort Stewart on alert late Monday morning. Emergency responders first shut down the Winn Army Community Hospital emergency department and then the post office on Hase Road when a postal worker showed up in the ER complaining of burning in her lungs. Both facilities reopened about two and a half hours later once the substance was tested and deemed harmless.
Twenty-four members of Long County High School's Future Business Leaders of America club recently attended a fall motivational rally in Perry.
Richard Dunlop, director of the Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Glennville, is retiring effective Nov 1. A veteran of the Vietnam War and an Army retiree, Dunlop has worked for the State Department of Veterans Service for more than 14 years.
The Midway Museum has temporarily closed its doors after the sudden retirement of long-time curators Joann Clark and Dianne Clark Behrens.
It's time for a change on the Bryan County Board of Commissioners, said Lynda Morse, who is running for the District 4 seat as a write-in candidate with the hopes of being that change agent.
The next four years will shape the way Bryan County will grow for 25 years to come, said Carter Infinger, who is running for the District 4 spot on the Bryan County Board of Commissioners because he wants to be part of that planning process.
Have you ever noticed that even in our Lord's life, men were following the words of men and not those of God?
To Butch Broome, it seems like a natural step for him to run for the soon-to-be vacated District 4 seat on the Bryan County Board of Commissioners.
At the beginning of this summer, I got a call from my sister concerning my favorite uncle who lives in Indiana. He had been battling cancer and had taken several chemotherapy treatments.
Only 62 more shopping days until Christmas! Can you believe it? Do you have your list made yet?
The Varsity Lady Wildcats went 14-15 during the 2010 season placing third in the south division of Region 2-AAAA.
Ninth grade: Kaitlyn Faith Baker, Constance Marie Ballard, Sarah Sterling Barry, Gabriel Ian Bashlor, Joanna Doolynne Bayens, Makella Brianne Bergsmith, Sandeep Kumar Vishal Bethapudi, Emily Sarah Blankenship, Raechel Leonor Blitchington, Crystal Sky Blum, Taylor Christine Brantley, Ashton Elaine Braswell, Zachery Elle F. Bringer, Andrew Joseph Brocato, Makoa David Brooks, Megan Marie Brown, Adam Anthony J Bryant, Andrew Howell Bryant, William Thomas Buckman, Masarra Dena Bushnaq, Rachel Lillian Carter, Allison Catherine Cherundolo, Madelleine Lauren Clark, Tyler Kennedy Coffey, Robert Mickey Collins, Chloe Elizabeth Corson, Brian Daniel Cox, Lauren Michelle Crank, Malachi Quashawn Dalton, Stephanie Lereina Darieng, Brooke Katelyn Davis, Jordan Scott ...
Freshmen in Morrie Shelkoff's honors government class at Bryan County High School got a chance Tuesday to interview U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Georgia, during a morning Skype session in the school's media center.
Editor's note: U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter, R-Georgia, and other area elected officials will contribute periodic columns during the upcoming legislative sessions. This is a report about orientation that he went through last week.
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The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will host a job fair to fill a number of positions with Caesarstone Technology at its new $120 million manufacturing facility with the latest technology located in Richmond Hill. The recruitment will be Tuesday, Dec. 2, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Richmond Hill City Center, 520 Cedar St.
Kristen Marshal has lived in Richmond Hill for almost her entire life. She has grown up in the Richmond Hill school system. But for her last year of high school, Marshal decided to do her schooling online so she could move to Atlanta.
The cold temperatures didn't stop the Richmond Hill Farmers' Market Tuesday. People bundled up and sold their vegetables, baked goods and other goodies. Tiffany Stroud but on her coat, grabbed her camera and joined the fun. Next Tuesday is the last Farmers' Market of the year.
Nov. 21-22: Movie Night Under the Stars - The Ice Cream Stop in Richmond Hill invites the community to a free family fun night of movie watching under the stars. Friday evening's showing will be a PG-rated movie, and Saturday night's movie will be rated G. The movies will begin at dusk. Guests are asked to bring lawn chairs. Visit the The Ice Cream Stop's Facebook page for more information.
Parking was scarce for a listening session with Army representatives at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center on Monday.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University President Linda M. Bleicken was appointed to the board of directors for the American Association of State Colleges and Universities during the organization's annual meeting Oct. 21 in Washington, D.C.
I was on St. Simons Island last week, scarfing down massive amounts of corn-fried shrimp at the exquisite little Georgia Sea Grill, when someone came to the table to inquire if Junior E. Lee had finished his analysis of the recent election. That really puffed up Junior when I told him.
Fort Morris will host its annual "Come and Take It!" on Saturday.
Fort Stewart's Murray Elementary School was dedicated during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Nov. 14.
Members of Richmond Hill City Council voted to update the city's "brand" Tuesday night, approving by a unanimous vote a new city logo modeled after the Ogeechee River's famous -- at least to locals -- Seven Mile Bend.
One afternoon, I had a hankering, a primal-like craving, for a supper of pinto beans and cornbread with a tall glass of cold, rich buttermilk thrown in for good measure and extra filling.
The 15th annual John Stevens-Good Ol' Boys Santa Scramble raised nearly $18,000 for the Bryan County Children's Fund.