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July 23, 2014 | Special to the News | Things to Do
HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD - When Pfc. Paul Ieti, 21, was in Afghanistan, he and a friend made a video of him singing "Stay" by Rihanna. And like a million young dreamers before, they posted it on YouTube.
July 23, 2014 | By Sgt. William Begley 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade | Lifestyle
In 1997, then-Gov. Zell Miller appointed me to fill a vacant seat on the five-member State Ethics Commission and then reappointed me to a full term, in which I served until 2002.
July 23, 2014 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion
As far back as 2010, the Ogeechee River has been called one of the most threatened rivers in the country by environmental groups such as the Southeast Environmental Law Center.
July 23, 2014 | | Opinion
Last month marked the Urgent Care Center of Richmond Hill's five year anniversary. Owners and partners Dr. Robert Mazur and physician assistants Catherine Grant and Lori Gaylor opened the facility in 2009 after seeing a need in the community.
July 23, 2014 | By Tiffany Stroud Correspondent | Life on the Hill
Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce members and their guests came to the Business After Hours event at the Holiday Inn Express last week for an evening of networking, food, beverages, door prizes and a chance to win a 50/50 cash raffle. Shana Statham brought along a camera to document the event.
July 23, 2014 | Staff report | Life on the Hill
July 24-25: New Beginnings Community Church Vacation Bible School - From 6-8 p.m., youth ages 4 to middle school are invited to the church's VBS program. This year's theme is "Wilderness Escape." Free registration can be found by visiting www.nbcchurch.com or by calling 445-0196.
July 23, 2014 | Staff report | Life on the Hill
The following were taken from Bryan County Sheriff's Department and Richmond Hill Police Department incident reports.
July 23, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten | Public Safety
The city of Pembroke's recreation department is having a summer art camp in July. Classes, designed for ages 12-adult, are from 10 a.m.-noon Mondays and Wednesdays.
July 23, 2014 | Staff report | Community Announcements
Coastal Georgia's longtime congressional representative Jack Kingston was defeated in his bid for a seat in the U.S. Senate.
July 23, 2014 | Staff report | News
Back in the summers of my college days, I worked for a builder. For the most part, I kept the skilled laborers (carpenters and brick layers) supplied with materials. Then, there was the biggest mistake I made during my first summer.
July 22, 2014 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith
Bryan County Commissioners voted 5-0 Tuesday to hire Ben Taylor as the county's next administrator. He will start Aug. 1 and be paid $95,000 annually.
July 22, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news
To this conclusion I have come: the most deadly years of our lives are the ages of 16 to 21. Those years give us a headiness that comes from new freedom - a driver's license - and the passing of the torch from strict childhood rules to more trust, different restraints and relaxed curfews.
July 22, 2014 | By Ronda Rich Columnist | Opinion
U. S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency Administrator Juan Garcia reminds farmers, ranchers and other agricultural producers that Aug. 1 is the deadline for local FSA county committee nominations.
July 22, 2014 | Special to the News | Business
My 2-year-old is a chatterbox. I have no idea where she gets it from. (I'm being sarcastic, of course; it's obviously a trait passed down directly from me.)
July 22, 2014 | By Hollie Moore Barnidge Columnist | Opinion
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The Bryan County Bark Park will have a patriotic themed July bring your own dog Yappy Hour and fancy dress competition for Wednesday.
July 23, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle
FORSYTH - The Georgia Department of Corrections, in conjunction with the Georgia National Guard, will host several law-enforcement and public-safety agencies for a military personnel career fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at the 1BCT, building 705, on Fort Stewart.
July 18, 2014 | Special to the News | Business
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.
July 16, 2014 | Special to the News | Business
Visiting students, ages 15-18, from around the world are seeking host families in and around Hinesville for the 2014-15 academic school year.
July 09, 2014 | Special to the News | Education
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."
July 09, 2014 | Staff report | Community Announcements
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.
July 09, 2014 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion
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.
July 09, 2014 | By Tiffany Stroud Correspondent | Life on the Hill
The city of Richmond Hill celebrated Independence Day last Saturday with live entertainment, water rides for children, vendors, fireworks and more. Thousands of community members came out to J.F. Gregory Park to enjoy music by "The Tams" and celebrate America. Tiffany Stroud was among them with her camera to document the festivities.
July 09, 2014 | | Life on the Hill
July 10-16: Butterflies Interactive Display - Experience the life of butterflies through this interactive display in the Center Court of the Savannah Mall Monday-Saturday, from 12-8 p.m., or Sunday from 12-5 p.m. Admission is $3, and children under the age of 8 get in free with an adult ticket purchase. For more information, call 927-7467.
July 09, 2014 | Staff report | Life on the Hill
Ogeechee Riverkeeper Day is Saturday over at Loves Seafood. That's a good thing.
July 09, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten | Opinion
In an effort to educate the public about what to do when finding a wild animal that may be injured or orphaned, the Georgia Wildlife Rescue Association (GWRA) has released information about the numbers and types of calls that they have received on their statewide Wildlife Hotline. Barely two months old, the toll-free number has had even more of an impact than expected. Calls average between 25 per day, but the organization reports that they have received as many as 50 on some days.
July 09, 2014 | Special to the News | Sports
An organization committed to protecting the Ogeechee River basin will hold its annual meeting and membership drive from noon until 3 p.m Saturday at Love's Seafood Restaurant.
July 09, 2014 | Taylor Carpenter Bryan County News | Local news
Editor's note: Vy is the 2014 valedictorian of Richmond Hill High School and is freelancing this summer for the Bryan County News before she heads off to Rice.
July 09, 2014 | By Vy Nguyen For the Bryan County News | Local news
With the state changing to a new testing system this fall, local school officials said the last Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests go round for Bryan County was about par for the course for a system many believe to be among the best in the state.
July 09, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news
The Bryan County Board of Commissioners has narrowed down its list of finalists for the job of county administrator to three.
July 08, 2014 | By Taylor Carpenter Bryan County News | Local news