Dec. 22: Common Threads - Join the Richmond Hill Public Library's Common Threads group at 10 a.m. to learn to knit or crochet, or improve upon your skills, and create items for charity in the process. Donate your finished pieces to Project Linus or Warm Up America, which accept blankets and hats for the needy. For more information, call 756-3580.
ATLANTA - Georgia's population has swelled to nearly 9.7 million, boosting its representation in Congress, numbers released by the U.S. Census show.
The unemployment rate for people with a college degree or higher is 5 percent. If that were the rate for everyone, it'd be the 1990s again.
The government did us a favor when it created the CARD Act, which reined in banks and credit-card companies that had been collecting millions of extra dollars from consumers.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) A hectic period begins to wind down. Take time to draw some deep breaths and relax before getting into your next project. A long-absent family member makes contact.
William Meyer, an assistant professor of psychiatry at Duke University, objects to a recent column of mine in which I recommended that parents move a toddler out of their bed by telling him that "the doctor" said he can't sleep with them any longer (a second child is on the way). In a letter to the editor of the Raleigh News and Observer, Meyer says that this is a lie and "sets up the child to feel an unwarranted anger" toward health-care professionals.
Each year, the holiday season brings mixed feelings for many people when parties, shopping and social responsibilities become intertwined with emotional upsets and worries about expenses associated with giving gifts.
Richmond Hill boys' basketball coach William Altman compared the Savannah Holiday Classic to a practice exam for the Region 2-AAAA tournament.
Diamond McGirt was a gem for Bryan County High School on Friday, scoring 32 points in the Lady Redskins' 63-52 win over visiting Emmanuel County Institute.
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The Crusaders from North Bryan recently hosted -- and won -- a holiday baseball tournament at Hendrix Park. See the photo and caption for more.
Brunswick, Ga. – Commissioner Mark Williams has announced that Georgia's food shrimp harvest season will be extended through Jan. 10. Trawlers may continue to harvest shrimp in the Atlantic Ocean eastward of the sound-beach boundary. Individuals who use a cast net or a beach seine may also continue to harvest food shrimp during this time period.
Here's what's coming up on and around Fort Stewart, organized by FMWR:
Sam's Club helped the Association of the United States Army Coastal Empire chapter provide "a voice for the Army, support for the soldier" with a $1,500 donation presented to AUSA officers Friday morning in Pooler.
Thursday night's Bryan County Board of Education meeting was the last for members Mary Warnell and Judy Crosby, who are both stepping down after serving for the last eight years.
Members of Richmond Hill City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to let residents decide whether package sales of alcohol should be legal on Sundays within city limits.
Junior Tiffany Howard has been the breakout star of the young season so far. Howard currently leads the team with a .604 average and 29 hits.
William Solomon, a former Liberty County deputy who now works security at the Georgia Ports Authority, was injured when he was struck by a tractor trailer there Monday, according to GSP Trooper Jamie Wilson.
The woman who died early Monday in a five-vehicle accident on I-95 has been identified as Vicki Persons, 62, of McIntosh County, according to GSP Trooper Quincy Melvin
"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.