Norman Winter, director of the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens at the Historic Bamboo Farm, was the keynote speaker at last week's meeting of the Richmond Hill Garden Club.
January 23, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle
Andrew Fornal of Pembroke was named to the dean's list for the fall 2014 semester at Austin Peay State University. To make the dean's list, students must have grade-point average of 3.5 or greater.
January 22, 2015 | Special to the News | Education
The Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce's January Business After Hours event, hosted by RE/MAX Accent, featured an oyster roast and chili bar from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday. The festivities, co-sponsored by South State Bank and held at the RE/MAX building on Richard Davis Drive in Richmond Hill, included door prizes, a raffle, refreshments and networking opportunities for attendees. Despite the cold, wet weather, the event was well-attended.
January 22, 2015 | Special to the News | Business
Many still believe the lie of Satan today; they fail to see that sin separates man from God (Isaiah 59:1-2). They fail to understand that when they give in to their desires to do wrong things, they - not God - are causing the problem.
January 22, 2015 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith
In politics, you must take advantage of windows of opportunity. Sometimes good ideas are sidetracked by unfortunate events, a bad economy or even personality conflicts among political leaders. Given the risk of delaying decisions, Georgia needs to address its transportation shortfall quickly and practically.
January 22, 2015 | By Kelly McCutchen Guest columnist | Opinion
My fellow Georgians: In order to keep my national certification as a modest and much-beloved columnist, it is required that I submit to you at the first of every year my State of the Column message. (Yay! Clap! Clap! Clap!) I do that gladly today. For one thing, this will be a lot shorter and less boring than the State of the Union address (Boooo!) and, also, we don't have to endure a bunch of fawning politicians trying to be seen on national television. (Yay! Ha! Ha! Ha!)
January 22, 2015 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion
The first time children called her "The Chess Lady" in a Seattle school 10 years ago, Wendi Fischer was caught off guard. As she walked in, they started buzzing, and when she asked the teacher what they were saying, it turned out she was a minor celebrity. The children were soon asking for autographs.
January 22, 2015 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | Education
If you want to buy a Bible, it’ll cost you $14.95 on Amazon. But be cautious — the price could change in the next few months.
January 22, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | State, National News
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January 22, 2015 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle
Soldiers from the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade deployed to Afghanistan this month in support of Operation Freedom's Sentinel and the Resolute Support Mission, the Army announced Wednesday.
January 22, 2015 | Fort Stewart news release | Military
Richmond Hill resident Bill Eberlein, a prehistoric-fossil collector and diver, went missing Tuesday morning in St. Catherines Sound and later was found alive, according to Liberty County Eastern District Volunteer Fire and Rescue firefighter Joe Cannon.
January 22, 2015 | By Lewis Levine | Public Safety
The 3rd Infantry Division's 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team was officially inactivated in a formal ceremony Jan. 15 at Club Stewart.
January 22, 2015 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Military
Two local businesses - the Richmond Hill branch of the Navy Federal Credit Union and the Richmond Hill City Center - along with several local individuals recently made donations to help give sets of books and matching plush toys to children in Gold Star Families who are a part of the Snowball Express.
January 22, 2015 | By Tiffany Stroud Correspondent | Life on the Hill
Marion Neeley, assistant manager of Navy Federal Credit Union in Richmond Hill, faces the questions this week:
January 22, 2015 | Staff Report | Life on the Hill
Recent reports filed with the Richmond Hill Police include:
January 22, 2015 | Staff Report | Public Safety
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The Bryan County Bark Park will hold a movie-night fundraiser at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23, at The Ice Cream Stop near Publix on Highway 144 in Richmond Hill.
January 22, 2015 | Special to the News | Things to Do
January 12, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle
Now that 2015 is here, you may be thinking about making some New Year's resolutions.
January 10, 2015 | For Laura Evans Special to the News | Business
Mankind, in general, is selfish. We want what we want now, and we think we deserve it.
January 10, 2015 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith
As Bryan County Schools administrators continue to work on a proposed attendance area for the new McAllister Elementary, some Dunham Marsh parents still feel left out in the cold.
January 10, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news
In my view, I can't think of a more important activity than families getting together.
January 09, 2015 | By Francis Bond Columnist | Lifestyle
Have you written your first check yet this year?
January 09, 2015 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith
The following is a press release from Bryan County Schools on Thursday night's forum at Richmond Hill Middle School.
January 09, 2015 | Special to the News | Local news
Ultimately, the word "ultimatum" separated Carver Elementary spelling champ Mason Zent from his closest, competitor, Ryan Wiebold.
January 09, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news
The Georgia Science Teachers Association (GSTA) announced the winners of the Science Teacher of the Year. Robert Hodgdon, a teacher at Richmond Hill Middle School, was selected as the 2015 Middle School Science Teacher of the Year for the State of Georgia by the Georgia Science Teachers Association. Dr. Paul T. Brooksher, Superintendent, said, "Mr. Hodgdon is a dynamic teacher who goes above and beyond every day. From engaging lessons within the walls of the classroom to field experiences throughout the state to building phenomenal relationships with students, the GTSA could not have selected a better winner."
January 09, 2015 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local news
What does Ben Affleck searching for his missing wife; Tom Cruise as he lives, dies, repeats; Brad Pitt leading troops into war; and a group of Marvel Comics misfits all have in common?
January 09, 2015 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Things to Do
North Bryan Emergency Services, along with automatic aid units from the City of Pembroke Fire Department, responded to a reported fire Thursday night in a residence at 101 Power Circle Road. EMS unit 5 was the first unit to arrive on scene. The crew reported to incoming units on a fully-engulfed single-wide trailer, andseveral small propane cylinders were near the fire.
January 09, 2015 | Staff report | Local news
When thinking about the $1.1 trillion spending bill passed by Congress last month, one might ask, "What does Congress have against conservation?"
January 08, 2015 | By Traci Bruckner Guest columnist | Opinion
Elvis Presley, "The King of Rock 'n' Roll," would have been celebrating his 80th birthday Jan. 8. It seems a lifetime ago that we heard news of his premature death in 1977.
January 08, 2015 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle
James wrote, "If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him" (James 1:5).
January 08, 2015 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith