Excited but cold, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team soldiers' loved ones waited in the warmth of their vehicles before venturing onto Cottrell Field in 31-degree weather early Thursday morning. The group of about 350 troops returned to Fort Stewart at dawn, ready to celebrate the holiday season at home.
The Dorchester Village Civic Center Inc. Board of Directors will host their second annual holiday celebration Saturday at the center in Midway. The center, formerly the Dorchester Consolidated School, recently underwent a complete renovation, which began in 2008.
SPRINGFIELD - The sole survivor of a fatal shooting attack that left an Effingham County father and son dead said Wednesday she does not know who shot her.
I'm still your personal film critic, but today we're going to switch things up just a little bit. Rather than review a movie that I've already seen, I'd like to preview three brand new films that will premiere this month. After all, if you don't know what's coming soon, then how will you know what to watch?
Demere Nesmith, dealer principal of NeSmith Chevrolet Buick GMC in Claxton, announced recently that the company is launching a 15-day "Facebook FunRaiser - The Great Toy Giveaway" to benefit Toys For Tots, Backus Children's Hospital and Salvation Army. Through Dec. 15, NeSmith will donate a toy for every new person that "likes" their Facebook page: www.facebook.com/nesmithchevroletclaxton.
ARLINGTON, Va. - Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Department of Defense agency, announced the opening of the nomination season for the 2011 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. Guard and Reserve service members and their families are encouraged to nominate employers who have provided exceptional support of military employees above federal law requirements.
Bryan County High School junior Tiffany Howard has been named the state Class A player of the year by the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association.
The 15-year-old suspect in the shooting of Andrew Koenigsfeld turned himself into Richmond Hill Police at 6:40 this evening. Charges against the juvenile are pending.
Hinesville police are looking at multiple factors in the disappearance of missing Fort Stewart soldier Spc. Maria Cristina Cardona. Cardona recently had a baby and could be suffering from post partum depression, Hinesville Police Department detective Kyle Lairamoure confirmed Monday.
Thanksgiving leftovers are polished off and Black Friday shopping madness is over, which only means one thing for Richmond Hill: It's the first weekend in December, and it's time for annual holiday festivities.
A jury of eight women and four men will begin to hear evidence and testimony this morning in the trial of an Effingham County man accused of killing his father and brother.
Bryan County farmers and others across the state may be eligible for low-interest federal emergency loans after the U.S. Department of Agriculture designated 151 counties as primary disaster areas due to drought and excessive heat since July 1.
Employee salary increases was at the heart of the conversation Monday night when the Pembroke City Council reviewed the proposed 2011 budget during a workshop. The complete story is in the Midweek Bryan County News.
The Obama administration wants us to believe that one out of 285 ain't bad.
Paul was a man who sought to do what God wanted him to do, no matter the cost. He tried to live in a manner that brought glory to God, and pointed people to Jesus.
Who would have ever thought that an ill-conceived plan to break into the Watergate hotel during the 1972 Democratic convention would lead to a suffix explosion of named scandals and dirty deeds?
"American Sniper" was a film that originally was given a limited release in order to qualify it for awards consideration. It was widely released Jan. 16, and it caused quite a stir by having the biggest January opening weekend in history, grossing $89 million. I'm here to tell you that it was pretty much worth every bit of fanfare.
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During last week's Rotary Club of Richmond Hill meeting at the City Center in J.F. Gregory Park, megateeth diver Bill Eberlein, who is a past Rotary Club of Richmond Hill president, told members of his recent rescue after being lost at sea during a dive. In addition, Jenny Woodruff from the Savannah Music Festival gave a presentation about their Musical Explorers educational-outreach program.
The United Way of the Coastal Empire's Bryan County Office and the United Way Mobile Food Pantry will be in Richmond Hill from 10 a.m. until noon Thursday at J.F. Gregory Park for a mobile food drop.
Richmond Hill High School released its 2015 baseball schedule Friday.
The federal government is proposing opening the Atlantic Ocean to offshore drilling, and is soliciting comments from the public.
The 63rd Expeditionary Signal Battalion will move from Fort Gordon to Fort Stewart in July, according to a press release from Fort Stewart.
Sometimes, habits are not good.
Former Richmond Hill High School point guard Andy Sharpe, now head coach at NCAA Division 2 Southern Arkansas University, picked up his 200thcoaching win as a college coach on Jan. 15 the Muleriders beat visiting Champion Baptist 81-42.
The Bryan County High School Lady Redskins played serious defense Friday night against visiting Bacon County, earning a 49-7 win.
The environmental advocacy group One Hundred Miles is chartering a bus to take area residents to Atlanta in February to talk to legislators about issues facing the Georgia coast.
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Barber Nicolas Martinez has been cutting hair in Richmond Hill for weeks now, putting skills he learned in the Marines to good use by giving something back to those less fortunate.