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County seeks loan for water, sewer

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.

June 07, 2010 | By Lori Wynn Staff writer | News


Find a middle way on stress

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.

June 07, 2010 | By James O'Dea Guest columnist | Columnists


Race to the Top is opportunity for Georgia schools

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.

June 07, 2010 | By George Israel Guest columnist | Opinion


Tales of alcohol abuse serve as warnings

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."

June 07, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Special to the News | Health


Must brush up on cooking skills

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.

June 07, 2010 | By Joselynn McKenna Columnist | Columnists


Military families have special needs

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.

June 07, 2010 | By John Scherer Columnist | Columnists


Hey, Mexico, we didn't ask you about our laws

Would somebody tell that guy that runs Mexico to buy a map?

June 07, 2010 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion


NGC honors local student

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.

June 07, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Education


Church plans busy summer

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.

June 07, 2010 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


You can't do it by yourself

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."

June 07, 2010 | By Elder D.S. Andrews Columnist | Faith


Lawmakers give scoop on state budget woes

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.

June 07, 2010 | By Lori Wynn Staff writer | State, National News


What's in future for Fort Gordon

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.

June 07, 2010 | By Adam Folk The Augusta Chronicle | Military


3rd ID soldier killed in crash in Iraq

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.

June 04, 2010 | Staff report | Military


Exchange Club fishing tourney is Saturday

Looking for something family friendly to do Saturday?

June 04, 2010 | Staff Report Bryan County News | News


Governor signs tax overhaul

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.

June 04, 2010 | Special to the News | State, National News


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Holding onto marriage for a lifetime

The Scripture says about marriage, "What therefore God has joined together, let not man separate."

October 25, 2014 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Pirates top Wildcats

Brunswick edged Richmond Hill 39-34 on Friday night in Brunswick in a 3-AAAAA foitball game.

October 25, 2014 | Staff Bryan County News | Local sports


Redskins win in 2OT

Bryan County High School beat Jeff Davis 27-21 in to overtimes Friday night in Hazelhurst in a 2-AA football matchup.

October 24, 2014 | Staff Bryan County News | Sports


I'm not expert; here are some directions

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.

October 24, 2014 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle


The true meaning of Revelation

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.

October 24, 2014 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


'Fury' is realistic war drama

"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.

October 24, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Things to Do


Careful when transplanting woody plants

The advent of autumn means it's time to plant woody plants.

October 24, 2014 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


Elmgren's Services opens today

Elmgren's Services Garden Center cut the ribbon on its new location today, kicking off a weekend of grand opening events.

October 24, 2014 | Staff report Bryan County News | Business


It's Greek to BCES students

Students at Bryan County Elementary School recently learned how Greek culture and ideas have influenced the United States.

October 24, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


Fiber artists displays work in Pembroke

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.

October 24, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Low Country Eye opening new office

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.

October 24, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Coastal EMC group rewards teachers

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.

October 24, 2014 | Special to the News | Education


School level Teachers of Year announced Thursday

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.

October 23, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


From classroom to real world

More than a dozen Richmond Hill High School seniors voted for the first time Thursday as part of the school's senior government class.

October 23, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Fishy Invite sees RHHS runners fare well

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.

October 23, 2014 | By Avery Waters For the Bryan County News | Local sports


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