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.
Seafood. Rides. Arts and crafts. More seafood. Fun things for kids to do. Fun things for adults to do. Music performances by nationally known recording artists, along with regional – and local – favorites.
Information taken from Bryan County Sheriff's Department and Richmond Hill Police Department reports.
Bryan County High School fell 43-22 to Bacon County in a Region 2-AA contest last Friday night in Alma.
Early voting started today in Bryan County.
The pay-as-you-go carnival continues on Fort Stewart this weekend. The public is welcome.
Pembroke's city council meets tonight at 7 p.m. at City Hall.
A new boutique opened at the Pig-A-Dilly shopping plaza on Highway 17 in Richmond Hill last week.
Recently, there has been quite a bit of fear concerning the confirmed Ebola case on U.S. soil.
The Pembroke Garden Club's September "Beauty Spot Award" went to Bobby and Joann Cowart of Pembroke for the yellow mums in their yard.
CenturyLink is connecting teachers with technology for the classroom.
I was moved recently after reading an article titled "Down Blige Road" in Richmond Hill Reflections magazine. As "transplanted" African-Americans here in Richmond Hill, it helped us understand and get more insight into the pasts of other African-Americans who lived in, worked in and built this community.
Have you ever noticed the car in front of you at the traffic signal that has water dripping out of its tailpipe?
Graduates of the Savannah Technical College Peace Officer Academy honored the memory of one of Richmond Hill's finest Friday morning.
In my opinion, Ben Affleck has only three really good movies on his resume: "Good Will Hunting," "The Town" and "Argo."
The results are out, and seniors in Bryan County Schools scored a combined 1490 on the SAT this year, 45 points higher than the state average.