As the saying goes, "Richmond Hill is a great place to live." We're such a great place to live that our population has more than tripled since 1990.
As we close in on November, Georgia's voters are firming up opinions about which Gubernatorial candidate should lead us into the 21st century.
In all the hubbub over the construction of a mosque at Ground Zero in New York City as a reciprocal gesture of friendship to Muslims who have agreed to build the Ali Khamenei Baptist Tabernacle in downtown Tehran, you may have missed the latest debate between Georgia's gubernatorial candidates sponsored by the Yarbrough Worldwide Media and Pest Control Company, located in a pool hall in Greater Garfield, Georgia.
Richmond Hill officials reported last week the most recent in a series of major spills at its wastewater treatment facility near Sterling Creek, but the city may soon be well on its way to alleviating such problems.
SAVANNAH - A former soldier accused of demanding mental treatment as he took hostages at gunpoint at a Georgia Army hospital later told investigators he planned to kill President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton, federal prosecutors said in court documents filed Tuesday.
A Midway man was killed Friday night as he was riding a bike on Isle of Wight Road.
This evening I'll be dipping pieces of apple into honey and wishing my husband and children L'shanah tovah – wishes for a sweet and good year. Later, we'll attend worship services in Savannah and listen to the sound of the shofar (ram's horn) being blown.
The frustrations of minority status can drive a political party batty.
Editor, I am opposed to any expansion of the existing Townsend Bombing Range. Expansion of the Townsend Bombing Range will have a long-term, detrimental impact on the quality of life in Long County and a devastating financial impact on its citizens.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Personal matters claim a good deal of the Lamb's time in the early part of the week. But by midweek, pragmatic considerations (work, school, job-seeking, etc.) begin to take priority.
ATLANTA - Roy Barnes says the new federal health reform law backed by fellow Democrats could be "financially devastating" for Georgia unless officials in Washington figure out a way to help states cope with a staggering jump in Medicaid costs.
Q: "It's how you say it." I've preached this consistently for years with no improvement. My 12-year-old will ask me a question or ask me to help her with a task in a tone that drips with sarcasm, demand and impatience.
Three people were held hostage by an armed gunman early Monday morning at Fort Stewart's Winn Army Community Hospital. The standoff ended peaceably and the hospital re-opened after being locked down for a time. "No shots were fired and there were no injuries," said Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Phillips, acting division commander-rear, at a press conference Monday.
Bryan County Drug Free Coalition Director Bill Collins recently presented awards to a number of people who have been instrumental in the program's success. Collins made the presentations during the Bryan County Board of Education meeting on Aug. 26 at Bryan County High School. Also honored but not pictured were Deborah Hamm and Shayrae Lonon.
Marti Ledford, from Nashville, Tenn., will return to the area for a concert, sharing her faith through song, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, at the FirsAt Baptist Church of Blitchton. The church is located at 5204 Hwy. 80 East, Ellabell.
We've just begun the new year, but the next academic year still is months away. Nonetheless, if you have a child who will be attending college in the fall, it's not too soon to start thinking about what might be a vital component of paying for his or her higher education: financial aid.
Veterans in the city of Pembroke benefited from grant funds with handicap ramps and handicap-access rehabilitation. Beulah Baptist Church and local Scout groups paired up with the Pembroke Housing Team to volunteer labor for the projects. The groups were thanked their support.
I went to a conference last week in Florida and when traveling home on Interstate 95, I noticed some flashing lights to my left in the oncoming lanes.
The Richmond Hill High School Chorus Boosters Club is hosting a talent show at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, at the RHHS West Gym.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University's College of Science and Technology will launch Science on Tap - a new, free monthly event - at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, at Savannah Coffee Roasters, 215 W. Liberty St.
Jessica Ann Best, a Florida-based VOICE Festival singer and American Traditions Competition contestant, performed during the first Festive Friday of 2015 on Friday, Jan. 16, at the Richmond Hill City Center.
I'm still getting used to my new computer. It is a Mac as opposed to a PC; those letters mean something to some of you.
"Blackhat" is the latest effort from director Michael Mann whose last film was 2009's gangster drama, "Public Enemies." While Mann continues to be a director of great visual style, he might've needed more time to work on a film that is not out of his league.
A Richmond Hill dog had quite an adventure earlier this week.
Taken from Richmond Hill Police Department reports:
My parents have just set off from wintry, cold and wet England, where it is dark before 4 p.m. at this time of year, to go on a trip of a lifetime. They are flying to Australia to see family, ending up in New Zealand to visit friends, and in between seeing some highlights of coastal Australasia by cruising.
GAINESVILLE -- Port of Savannah officials have their hands full with an ambitious deepening project, but they're also watching how the transportation funding debate plays out in the Georgia General Assembly.
Norman Winter, director of the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens at the Historic Bamboo Farm, was the keynote speaker at last week's meeting of the Richmond Hill Garden Club.
Andrew Fornal of Pembroke was named to the dean's list for the fall 2014 semester at Austin Peay State University. To make the dean's list, students must have grade-point average of 3.5 or greater.
The Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce's January Business After Hours event, hosted by RE/MAX Accent, featured an oyster roast and chili bar from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday. The festivities, co-sponsored by South State Bank and held at the RE/MAX building on Richard Davis Drive in Richmond Hill, included door prizes, a raffle, refreshments and networking opportunities for attendees. Despite the cold, wet weather, the event was well-attended.