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Early voting bodes little interest in primary

Voters who weren't able to take advantage of early voting in Bryan County will be heading to their precincts for Tuesday's primary election when polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

July 19, 2010 | By Lori Wynn Staff writer | News


Bacon family has reunion

Last month the descendants of Pembroke's first mayor, John Bacon and his wife Elizabeth Canady Bacon gathered at the J. Dixie Harn Community Center for their 10th Annual Bacon Family Reunion.

July 19, 2010 | | Lifestyle


Register for fall sports at Hendrix Park

Hendrix Park is now taking registration for all fall sports. If your child is interested in playing soccer, football or cheer leading you have until Aug. 14 to register. Afterward, applicants will be placed on a waiting list.

July 19, 2010 | Special to the News | Sports


Community announcements for July 18

Handy help

July 19, 2010 | Staff report | Community Announcements


Firefighter battling flesh eating disease

A Bryan County volunteer firefighter is fighting for his life at the Joseph M. Still Burn Center in Augusta with a serious medical condition, necrotizing fasciitis, commonly known as the flesh eating disease.

July 19, 2010 | Special to the News | Health


Trust your spouse to block your fall

If you've ever participated in the trust-building exercise where you free-fall backward, trusting that your partner will catch you, then you're familiar with that feeling of fear that comes with trust.

July 19, 2010 | By Joselynn McKenna Columnist | Columnists


Bethel AME members' sacrifices pay off

Through prayer, hard work, unity, love and sacrifices, Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Chruch of Hinesville paid off its mortgage ahead of schedule. It only took 16 years.

July 19, 2010 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


We must follow the Holy Spirit

"But when He, the Spirit of truth, comes, He will guide you into all truth. He will not speak on his own; He will speak only what He hears, and He will tell you what is yet to come." (John 16:13 NIV)

July 19, 2010 | By Rev. Katrina Deason Columnist | Faith


Solve pollution problems, don't be one

"Gullywashers" like the storms we've had this week are certainly welcome because we need the rain. However, heavy rains always remind me of the water pollution problems that result when we make poor choices around our homes and in areas where we live each day.

July 19, 2010 | By Sara Ann Swida Columnist | Columnists


Voters head to polls Tuesday

Georgia voters will cast ballots in the state primary election Tuesday. Polls are open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

July 19, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Special to the News | News


Elderly couple die trapped in elevator

ST. SIMONS ISLAND - When the elevator in their home got stuck between floors, Sherwood and Caroline Wadsworth found themselves trapped with no way to call for help as temperatures rose into the 90s. They finally died from heat exhaustion in the closet-sized lift.

Autopsies on the elderly couple - he was 90, she was 89 - on Thursday pointed to a tragic end to lives they shared for more than 60 years. Police estimated they had been dead at least four days before a newspaper carrier called 911 out of concern that papers had piled up by their garage.

July 16, 2010 | By Russ Bynum Associated Press writer | State, National News


R&R beneficial; not without risks

After a few months deployed overseas, service members are ready for a little R&R. Through the Army's Rest and Recuperation program, soldiers are allowed 15-18 days of leave, depending on their tours, to see family and friends or venture into other countries.

July 16, 2010 | By Amy Johstono Special to the News | Military


Growth partnership sets public hearings

The Fort Stewart Growth Management Partnership will hold a public input meeting at 3 p.m. Tuesday for Liberty County residents to discuss findings from its yearlong regional growth management study. The meeting will be in the courthouse annex board room.

July 16, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Special to the News | News


Two more trees dedicated on Warriors Walk

A gentle breeze rustled the leaves of row upon row of eastern red bud trees, swaying fragile wind chimes hung on delicate branches. Two more memorial trees now line Fort Stewart's Warriors Walk in honor of two soldiers who died last month while deployed to Iraq. A tree dedication was held Thursday to honor them.

July 16, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Special to the News | News


Hinesville Hurricanes play at home Saturday

The Hinesville Hurricanes will host the East Georgia Rebels at 7 p.m. Saturday at Long Bell Stadium. Admission is $5 and children 12 and younger are free. Raffle tickets for prizes will be sold and concessions will be available. Winners must present their tickets to claim prizes.

July 16, 2010 | Staff report | Sports


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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


Be content with who you are

I recently read a story of a lady who spent $30,000 so she could look like Kim Kardashian. Now, she has to spend the next few years paying it off.

July 23, 2014 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


State changes rules on school fundraisers

In response to new federal school-nutrition regulations, State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge and the state Board of Education last week initiated the rulemaking process to amend the state-board rule to comply with the federal Healthy, Hunger-free Kids Act of 2010.

July 23, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


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