Classmates of Bryan County High School Class of 1970 spent time reminiscing and updating each other on their adventures and accomplishments in the past 40 years at their 40th reunion held on June 5 at Black Creek Golf Club.
Bryan County Middle School recently hosted a "Rocket Lab" to let students investigate the relationship between force, mass and motion. The exercise promoted science education.
Mr. and Mrs. Willie Conley of Blitchton will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 26, 2010. The couple was married in the Ellabell United Methodist Church by Dr. Victor Bowers on Aug. 26, 1950.
A missing persons call on a police radio demands prompt action often involving dozens of volunteers combing dense and sometimes dangerous areas. The enormous time and stress accompanying the search is both emotionally and physically draining to the searcher and hugely manpower intensive, and many Georgia law enforcement agencies lack the time, personnel or resources to accomplish an intensive search.
Pratt Lockwood, recreation director for North Bryan County Recreation, received the James Colley Award at the District 2 Georgia Parks and Recreation Association annual meeting on Aug. 11.
As of Aug. 15 and lasting through Feb. 28, 2011, hunters can pursue both gray and fox squirrels. The maximum daily bag limit is 12 per hunter
The Bryan County Board of Commissioners agreed Thursday to keep the same millage rate for 2011 during its first meeting in the new County Administrative Complex in South Bryan.
Last Christmas, Austin Morgan needed a little help. Money was tight for his family and the holidays weren't looking bright. In the nick of time, however, several groups came to the 10-year-old's aid - the Long County Wingmen Club, the Long County Star Program and the Ludowici Police Department. Members of the three organizations stuffed Austin's stocking with clothes and goodies and parked two shiny, new bicycles beneath his tree, giving the youngster a particularly memorable Christmas.
Members of the Georgia Society Daughters of the American Colonists from across the state filed into a dew-laden area in front of Sunbury's Colonial Sunbury Cemetery Saturday morning. The pre-Revolutionary park's gates were being dedicated.
A Hinesville man who was a member of the Georgia National Guard died Tuesday from wounds he received in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
When the words and phrases "delicate," "fragile," "cared for" and "precious" come up in conversation, many ladies think of their mothers' china and crystal, newborns and a grandmother's love and attention. Guys might think of special things in their lives such as power tools, favorite sports teams and their first car or truck - and we're proud of that!
Monday is my husband's birthday. Now, I realize that in many families, birthdays diminish in significance the older you get. However, in my opinion, birthdays are the one day of the year where you have the excuse to be treated like royalty, despite the reality of your more peasant-like status.
It's time to make the wheels on the bus go round and round. Starting in September, eight public buses will serve Liberty County.
Excitement is in the air at Ludowici Church of God. Friends and congregants are grateful for their new pastor, the Rev. David A. Holton.
A fatal wreck Saturday afternoon on Highway 301 in Long County appears to have ties to an incident that occurred at a Richmond Hill hotel earlier that day.
More than 4,800 water and sewer customers in Richmond Hill will see their bills go up again in January if the city follows through on measures aimed at helping pay for a new $24 million wastewater treatment plant.
School officials say Bryan County High School band director Wade Eggleston has resigned.
Yes, I know that I am, occasionally, prone to embellishment. But trust me when I say this is the law and the gospel: I have a longtime friend who only calls me when someone dies. Most times, I know the person, but sometimes I don't have a clue the person ever existed.
Please join the Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce, Richmond Hill Mayor Harold Fowler and other invited guests for Elmgren's Services Garden Center Ribbon Cutting and Open House, Friday, October 24th and Saturday, October 25th. The open house will run both days from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. each day. The Ribbon Cutting will be at 10 a.m. on Friday.
Richmond Hill City Council will hold a workshop on operating budgets at 6 p.m. at City Hall. That will be followed by a public hearing on a water and sewer study.
Paige Shuman was named Bryan County High School homecoming queen on Friday night.
Bryan County 4-H members Jasmine Tapper and Christian Shellman, front, along with Bryan County 4-H director Trish West, attended the most recent meeting of the Bryan County Commission. There, they got an opportunity to have their photo taken with Commission Chairman Jimmy Burnsed and commissioners Jimmy Henderson, Wade Price, Carter Infinger, Steve Myers and Noah Covington.
Incidents taken from Richmond Hill Police Department reports.
Operation Rising Star
This region of Coastal Georgia teems with history.
The other day, I was watching the news when a political ad featuring the politician came across my TV screen. He told what he believed and what he would do if elected. Immediately, I thought, "I wonder if his past voting record in politics mirrored what he was saying."
A Florida couple was killed just after noon Saturday in a wreck on Highway 301 in Long County. However, authorities suspect circumstances surrounding the wreck might stem from a reported incident at a Richmond Hill area hotel, according to Richmond Hill Police Department Maj. Mike Albritton.
Members of the Pembroke Downtown Development Authority and city-council members helped Carla's Furniture and Gifts owner Carla Nelson, center, cut the ribbon on her new store Monday morning. Among those who attended the ribbon cutting were DDA board members Laverne Scott and Doyce Mullis, DDA head Sharroll Fanslau, and Pembroke Councilwoman Tiffany Walraven and Mayor Mary Warnell. The store is at 37 E. Bacon St., downtown. For more information, go to www.facebook.com/carlasfurnituregallery or call 653-7000.
Q: How long have you lived in Richmond Hill?