The Bryan County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved Tuesday to apply for a nearly $4.5 million loan from Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority (GEFA) for the county's water and sewer project in South Bryan.
There are three things which happen with the energy of stress: we either absorb it like a sponge, we keep it out of our zone by aggressive forms of push back, or we do the healthy thing and deal with it honestly and effectively. In the politics of stress, liberals tend to absorb it, and conservatives push it back. It doesn't take a genius to figure out that neither of these approaches is healthy. It is time we demanded something more sophisticated from our political leaders and their surrogates in the media.
The Georgia Chamber of Commerce was heartened to see our state's significant achievements in education reform recognized earlier this year with a strong finish in the initial round of Race to the Top (RT3) grant funding from the U.S. Department of Education. We believe RT3 represents an excellent opportunity to build on Georgia's success, and we commend the state on its submission of a second-round application.
Just a handful of parents, pre-teens and teenagers turned up Thursday night for an underage drinking town hall meeting sponsored by Youth Expressions Inc., a community-based after-school program for teens. However, director Cassandra Finley expressed confidence that "those who are here were supposed to be her e."
It's no secret that the way to a man's heart is through his stomach. This old saying is particularly true in my husband's case. Cinnamon-flavored candies, cheeseburgers and chocolate shakes are all that is necessary to bring him happiness.
Our community is different from most in the country. We share our community with Fort Stewart/Hunter AAF and other military units. The men and women of the armed services bear an enormous responsibility in combat readiness. They possess an unswerving loyalty and eagerness to defend freedom at home and abroad.
Would somebody tell that guy that runs Mexico to buy a map?
North Georgia College and State University graduated 676 students, including 93 graduate students, during four ceremonies held April 30-May 2 at the university's Memorial Hall Gymnasium in Dahlonega.
While some churches tend to scale back on activities during the summer months, Live Oak Church of God in Hinesville has a variety of upcoming events planned.
Many of us remember the TV commercial about the elderly woman who was alone, fell in her home and "couldn't get up." She found herself in a bad situation. We all remember the woman's cry for help: "Help, I've fallen and I can't get up."
The last two years have not been easy for lawmakers when it comes to balancing budget, and it's only likely to be more difficult in the years ahead.
FORT GORDON - Take a drive around the periphery of Fort Gordon and you'd be excused for thinking you have entered small-town America.
Along the edge of the post, multicolored playgrounds intermingle with new two-story homes - the yards perfectly manicured. Pearl white sidewalks line the road for school-age children to walk the short distance to a K-8 school. They dangle from monkey bars as their mothers watch from benches nearby.
FORT STEWART - The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Pvt. Francisco J. Guardado-Ramirez, 21, of Sunland Park, N.M.., died June 2 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident when the MRAP he was in struck an overpass. An investigation is underway. He was assigned to 1-41 Field Artillery, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd ID.
Looking for something family friendly to do Saturday?
Looking for something family friendly to do Saturday?
ATLANTA (June 4, 2010) - Senate Majority Leader Chip Rogers' (R-Woodstock) Property Tax Assessment and Appeals Reform Bill (SB346) was signed into law today by Gov. Sonny Perdue.
The Scripture says about marriage, "What therefore God has joined together, let not man separate."
Brunswick edged Richmond Hill 39-34 on Friday night in Brunswick in a 3-AAAAA foitball game.
Bryan County High School beat Jeff Davis 27-21 in to overtimes Friday night in Hazelhurst in a 2-AA football matchup.
Every time I write a column, I try to study up on the topic, particularly if I know little about the subject matter. One forfeits all opportunities for plausible deniability when putting the pen to the paper.
One of the most fascinating books in the Bible is Revelation. Many books have been written and movies produced in attempts to better understand the end times.
"Fury" is a World War II movie that provides a sense of intense, visceral violence and a semblance of authenticity that probably hasn't been seen since "Saving Private Ryan." I think this movie could be for WWII what Platoon was for Vietnam.
The advent of autumn means it's time to plant woody plants.
Elmgren's Services Garden Center cut the ribbon on its new location today, kicking off a weekend of grand opening events.
Students at Bryan County Elementary School recently learned how Greek culture and ideas have influenced the United States.
The opening reception for "A Stitch in Time," an exhibit of quilts by award-winning fiber artist Wendy Analla, was Sunday at the Downtown Arts Centre, 38 W. Bacon St. in Pembroke.
Low Country Eye Care will reopen Monday in its newly constructed, free-standing building at 1000 Gandy Dancer in the Station Exchange, moving from its current location in Ford Plaza.
Coastal Electric Cooperative and its foundation awarded 16 grants totaling over $22,000 last week to teachers in Bryan, Liberty and McIntosh counties. The winning teachers were caught by surprise when Bright Ideas Prize Patrol members came to their classrooms to present them with giant balloon bouquets, gifts and checks.
Bryan County Schools introduced its school-level teachers of the year Thursday night at the Bryan County Board of Education meeting at Richmond Hill Middle School.
More than a dozen Richmond Hill High School seniors voted for the first time Thursday as part of the school's senior government class.
This past Thursday, the Richmond Hill High School Cross Country team hosted their 5th annual Fishy Invitational. With pristine running conditions from mid-afternoon until the late evening, 511 runners from 29 different schools throughout the coastal empire attended the meet.