Operation Rising Star
A debate between the candidates for Georgia's Congressional District 12 will be online this evening.
The Midway Museum will host tours of the Midway Cemetery on Oct. 25. Tours will start promptly at 6, 7 and 8 p.m.
A severe thunderstorm watch issued for the area is to be in effect until midnight.
Statesboro High School held off Richmond Hill 14-13 on Thursday night at Womack Field in Statesboro in a Region 3-AAAAA football game.
I talk to a wide variety of people throughout the week. The topics of our discussions vary greatly, but it is safe to say that many of my conversations deal with aging parents and aging issues in general.
Life is but for a little while. James wrote, "Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapor, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away" (James 4:14). What a great reminder of life's brevity, as it can be seen many times during a year.
The curriculum for about half an hour Thursday at Richmond Hill Primary School covered the basics of fire safety, including how to crawl under smoke and stop, drop and roll.
Thirty-two percent of for-profit college alumni don't think their education was worth it, and almost half believe their college was more interested in money than education, according to a Public Agenda survey. But almost 60 percent reported that their for-profit school did an "excellent" or "good" job preparing them for the workplace. One of the most important voices in the conversation, however, is the one that's missing - their future employers.
The Robertson family of the hit show "Duck Dynasty" proved that "birds of a feather flock together" last night on "Dancing With the Stars." Sadie Robertson is a contestant on the show this season, and when assigned the theme "Your most memorable year," she naturally chose the year that her family found fame.
Over the next three years, as many as 60,000 military members are expected to return to Georgia. Already, 770,000 veterans call Georgia home. In fact, the Peach State is home to the fourth-largest population of veterans nationwide. In addition to those returning to Georgia, more than 10,000 service members will be transitioning from the state's Army installations - 4,000 from Fort Stewart alone.
Richmond Hill resident Naomi Havens overcame devastating circumstances and now uses her story and experience to help others dealing with health issues similar to her own.
The Richmond Hill Garden Club hosted its annual Pumpkin Patch at J.F. Gregory Park Saturday, garnering what may have been the best turnout yet. Attendees bought pumpkins, mums, crafts and homemade baked goods while children played fall-themed games and were offered lollipops from the Pumpkin Fairy. Tiffany Stroud took these photos.
Oct. 9: Ruffled Feathers Boutique Ribbon Cutting - Ruffled Feathers Boutique, 2552 Highway 17, is having a grand opening and ribbon cutting from 1:30-2:30 p.m. There also will be a grand-opening sale and light refreshments. For more information, call 459-2252.
Christopher and Jody Meek of Black Creek received the September "Yard of the Month" award from the Pembroke Garden Club for their well-kept lawn and yard. Chris Meek, pictured with his commemorative "Yard of the Month" sign, said he and his wife both work on the yard to keep it looking sharp.
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.