Foodborne disease is caused by consuming contaminated foods or beverages and hot weather adds risks of contamination.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) A plan you've kept on hold for a long time finally could be greenlighted. But in typical aries form, you'll need to be sure that everything is in place before you hit the "start" button.
The Hinesville Rotary Club got a lesson in maintaining a healthy heart Tuesday, when Liberty Regional Medical Center's Chief of Cardiology, Dr. Bryan Ristow, spoke in mostly laymen's terms about reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease.
In an effort to cut down on techno-savvy drivers' deadly distractions, Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue signed a bill last week banning texting while driving and cell phone use behind the wheel by teen drivers.
The fate of the lush botanical gardens at the LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation is questionable, according to Mary Beth Evans, the executive director of the LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation Foundation.
After years of development, the Richmond Hill City Council came a step closer Tuesday to having its own tree ordinance.
Richmond Hill's wastewater treatment plant at Sterling Creek had its second major spill in a month the same week it was given increased wasteload allocation, or less stringent permit limits for discharge, from the state Environmental Protection Division. But according to city manager Mike Melton, the wasteload allocation Richmond Hill received wasn't what the state promised to give. For the complete story, pick up a copy of the Weekend Bryan County News.
In our country we have just observed May 31 as Memorial Day. How fitting it is to remember all those who have served to make sure we can have the freedoms we enjoy, and especially to remember those who have given their very lives for us. Over the years to some this special day has lost its meaning. Parents may have failed to explain the importance of the day, rather seeing it as a day of going to the beach, or having friends over for a cookout, or some other form of recreation. Proper recreation is not a bad thing ...
A few weeks back, one of our older gentlemen at the church dropped by the church.
It really was amazing how it happened. I'm not sure what he did to change. But when I was about 15 years old my dad was not very smart. He had all kinds of beliefs and rules that were old fashioned and foolish. I even got to the point that I prayed that he would get smarter and more up to date. It only took about 10 years, but that is actually what happened. By the time I was 25 he was one of the smartest men I knew. And he had not even gone to school. He just ...
Richmond Hill High School honor roll, fourth nine weeks.
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Bryan County Board of Commissioners Chairman Jimmy Burnsed has been appointed to serve on the state's Public Health Commission.
Early voting for the July 20 general primary will begin June 7 and run through July 16 at the Bryan County Courthouse voter registration office located at 141 South College St., Pembroke. Hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information call the voter registration office or visit www.sosgeorgia.gov.
American Legion Post 164 will host a Legion Youth Group Poker Run on Nov. 1 to help support local kids who use the Legion Post for events.
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill has launched a program to help support approximately 70 hungry children who attend our schools and rely on the Backpacks of Love program that they do not go hungry over the weekends and during school vacations.
The Bryan County Board of Education voted Thursday to extend superintendent Dr. Paul Brooksher's contract another two years. The BoE also voted 5-2 to approve a 2015 budget of approximately $55.4 million.
I got surprised again last week. I get used to working with local growers and gardeners and mercifully forget that there are people in charge of food and fiber resources who are well meaning but profoundly ignorant.
Has anyone ever wondered what the Bryan County Emergency Services is all about? Ever thought about what it feels like to have fire gear on?
For the first time in American history, schools are in for a massive demographic shift. This fall the overall number of Latino, African-American, Native and Asian students will outnumber non-Hispanic white students.
Nostalgia is popular these days: Retro fashions, disco and '80s pop, "Throwback Thursdays" on social media. What's old is new again, what used to be hip turned square and then back to cool.
TV LAND - September is almost here and the summer movie season is all but over. So, what now? How about some TV?
An inventive grandfather built a toy for his family that neighbors are sure to be envious of - a working hovercraft.
Looks like American girls are better off in the North.
For many environmental organizations in Georgia, Earth Day will never be the same.
The Living Well Coastal Workshop is a free, six-week program on self-managing of health conditions.
STATESBORO - In 2012, the PBS show Time Team America tracked the adventures of a Georgia Southern University archaeologist and students at Camp Lawton, a Civil War POW camp in Millen, as they uncovered buried secrets using the latest technology and decades of expertise.
Savannah Regional Central Labor Council presents its annual Labor Day Family Picnic from noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31, at JF Gregory Park, 521 Cedar St. in Richmond Hill. Free admission. Sponsorships are available. Email Brett A. Hulme at bhulme@bellsouth. net or call 912-507-8037.
It's not all about chocolate – at least not all the time.