Not to name drop, but a couple of hours ago I got off the phone with Kevin Matthews, the former Richmond Hill High School ace turned Texas Rangers No. 1 draft pick.
The Richmond Hill Recreation Association held an end-of-season softball tournament at Henderson Park over the Memorial Day weekend.
Pro scouts followed Richmond Hill High School lefthanded pitcher Kevin Matthews around with radar guns and notebooks all spring.
Georgia Southern outfielder Victor Roache, is a semifinalist for the Golden Spikes Award presented annually to the best college baseball player in the country.
Just coming off six days of vacation.
Note: I am now offically on vacation until June 3.
Got an email earlier this week from Energy Oasis in Richmond Hill which reads, in part ---
ALTMAN HOSTING HOOPS CAMP
Now that school's out and area media have handed out their accolades to a number of high school athletes --- all are well deserved, by the way -- here are a few of my own thoughts.
Nothing like a little youthful hijinks to while away the last few days of school.
Bryan County High School isn't leaving the Class A softball tourney without a fight.
Last week, 15-year-old Dalton Raulerson of Pembroke suited up for his first game as a member of the Pinewood Christian Academy varsity football team.
The economy may be in the dumpster, but coastal Georgia's population is expected to increase by more than 50 percent in the next 20 years.
In Bryan County it's been a tradition of sorts to begin school on Friday.
If school board members agree, Bryan County Schools could one day have an educational foundation, inc., of its own.
Friday morning started with a simple lesson on the nuts and bolts of local city government.
I'm not sure what I think about 2013. But I do know some stuff caught my interest while other stuff didn't.
Richmond Hill has agreed to a $150,000 settlement with an engineering firm it fired nearly two years ago regarding the design of the planned wastewater treatment facility.
The National Football League's rejection of a Super Bowl advertisement by Black Creek-based Daniel Defense has generated quite a stir.
Pembroke is taking preliminary steps toward getting state funding to help fix up the city's Municipal Park.
It appears utilities management company OMI isn't leaving Richmond Hill without at least a public attempt to strike a deal.
It's practically impossible to miss a hot air balloon.
Calling it a move that will save taxpayers money and keep millage rates low, the Richmond Hill City Council voted unanimously Tuesday against keeping the private company OMI to run the city's public works department next year.
Richmond Hill High School surveyed seniors and their parents this week to determine when and where they want to hold graduation.
Members of Richmond Hill High School's graduating class may get a chance to vote on where they want to receive their diplomas after school board members discussed putting potential venues into an online survey.
Getting into school buildings in Bryan County could soon be more difficult as officials look at tightening security at each of the system's schools.
Richmond Hill could have a Goody's department store just in time for Christmas.
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