The Bryan County Bark Park will have a patriotic themed July bring your own dog Yappy Hour and fancy dress competition for Wednesday.
The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will hold its next Business After Hours from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday at the Holiday Inn Express, 4601 Highway 17.
The sing-along version of "Frozen" (PG) is the next outdoor movie at Holbrook Pond Recreation Area. It runs at 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Snacks and drinks are available for purchase. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. For more information, call 767-4316.
My husband and I sat watching a documentary celebrating the anniversary of the Freedom Riders. They were student advocates who rode interstate buses into the segregated southern United States in 1961 and we could not help but notice the struggle of separatism still continues in many places in this country. On the one hand, the belief was that the fight was for equality, a right to have that which was given through the wording of the Constitution. But if we were to really take a close look, what was really being sought was respect.
The American Red Cross asks blood and platelet donors to help prevent a summer shortage by making an appointment to roll up a sleeve around the Independence Day holiday.
One of the great newspaper columnists of any era was Erma Bombeck, the humorist who enchanted readers for decades with her witty take on life in suburbia in a column that ran from the 1960s until her death in 1996.
A Guyton woman wasn't able to attend a fundraiser held on her behalf Saturday, but the attendance reflected how many people are thinking about her.
The Richmond Hill Lions Club held its 51st annual installation of officers ceremony Thursday, June 26, at the Wetland Center in JF Gregory Park.
The things you learn while surfing the Internet in desperation for column material.
A Richmond High School junior took home second place in the Certiport 2014 Microsoft Office Specialist U.S National Competition last month.
The Bryan County Emergency Services honored one of its own last week when it renamed South Bryan Volunteer Fire Station No. 3 on Highway 144, the Chief Mike Smith Volunteer Fire Station #3. Bryan County Emergency Services Chief Freddy Howell called it a fitting tribute to a man who has dedicated his life to serving others.
With fireworks going off on Tybee Thursday, the River Street fireworks extravaganza happening on Friday, and Richmond Hill's celebration Saturday there are plenty of options for those looking to commemorate our nation's independence this Fourth of July weekend.
RH Lions Club sets broom sale: The Richmond Hill Lions Club will have a broom sale at Kroger, located in Richmond Hill on Ford Ave (Highway 144), from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, July 26, and possibly until 6 p.m.
Bryan County Emergency Services Firefighter/EMT John Middleton has been named the "Employee of the Quarter" for the second quarter of 2014.
This past week was a good week for fishermen in the coastal waters of Bryan County. Big fish, little fish they were all caught.
ALBANY, Ga. - Darton State College announced that Bryanna Moodie of Richmond Hill was recently awarded the Dean Scholar Award for the 2014-15 academic year.
The Bryan County Board of Education will meet at 5:45 p.m. today at the Richmond HIll Pre-K center in a called meeting.
NASA is on a mission, but this one has more to do with Earth itself than what lies beyond.
This past week, the Richmond Hill Middle School BETA Club returned from its trip to the national convention in Richmond, Virginia.
Amazingly, this is my 100th English Rose in Georgia column for the Bryan County News, and as long as they keep printing it and you keep reading it, I will carry on writing it! For a bit of fun I thought I would share a few of quirky facts and musings about numbers and the number 100 - on both sides of the pond.
Early voting in runoff elections continues through next week in Bryan County.
It doesn't matter if you spell it donut or doughnut - these little ring-shaped dough cakes are deep-fried and smothered in sweetness. Donuts are a poor man's dessert.
Politically speaking, perhaps the biggest news story this election cycle is the historic loss of U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in a primary election.
As Americans hop in their cars this summer, gasoline prices are at a six-year high. Thanks to surging demand and continued turmoil in Iraq, gas is quickly approaching $4 per gallon.
Editor; It's about time Richmond Hill City Council is seeking ways to ease drainage problems in our neighborhoods with the purchase of 24.75 acres of swamp land from Mulberry Co., LLC. I believe the purchase of this land when developed for recreational use will definitely be an asset to the city.
Richmond Hill recently received an Insurance Services Office rating of 4 for its fire-protection services for the city.
Visiting students, ages 15-18, from around the world are seeking host families in and around Hinesville for the 2014-15 academic school year.
Pastor Henrietta B. Lovett and the entire Bryan Neck Missionary Baptist Church family in Richmond Hill invite everyone to the church's 145th anniversary celebration. The theme is "The Infallible Church Will Live On."
With the July 22 runoff elections fast approaching, I called Junior E. Lee, general manager of the Yarbrough Worldwide Media and Pest Control Company in Greater Garfield, Georgia, to get his thoughts on the various races and to see who he thinks will make it to the finals of the November general election and who will be eliminated this round.
For the fifth year in a row, the city of Richmond Hill is being recognized for its initiatives in creating a community that allows children to get balanced and active play in a safe environment. Richmond Hill has been named a 2014 Playful City USA honoree by KaBOOM! and the Humana Foundation.