After a year of court rulings that strengthened and weakened religious freedom protections for individuals and businesses, debate over those protections is expected to shift to state capitols in 2015.
January 16, 2015 | By Mark A. Kellner Deseret News | Hot topics
Students at Bryan County Elementary School who made the honor roll during the recently ended nine weeks are:
January 16, 2015 | Special to the News | Education
Richmond Hill Fire Department members provided attendees at the Richmond Hill Senior Center with a fire-safety presentation focused on fire-extinguisher use Tuesday.
January 16, 2015 | Special to the News | Public Safety
Lesley Francis Public Relations has been appointed to work with The Whitman to raise the mansion's profile amongst residents and visitors to Savannah.
January 15, 2015 | Special to the News | Business
Being healthy doesn't mean starving yourself and spending hours and hours at the gym. Believe it or not, being healthy can be fun. Being active and staying fit can be enjoyable and something you look forward to every day.
January 15, 2015 | By Courtnie Erickson FamilyShare | Hot topics
"God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time past unto the fathers by the prophets, hath in these last days spoken unto us by his Son, whom he hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the worlds" - Hebrews 1:1-2
January 15, 2015 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith
With major policy decisions on transportation, education, health care and tax reform on the legislative agenda, Georgia should think beyond the traditional approach of spending more money as the solution for every problem. Focusing on ways to enhance economic opportunity and empower individuals beats doubling down on the status quo.
January 15, 2015 | By Kelly McCutchen Guest columnist | Opinion
Editor, On behalf of Bryan County Children's Fund, I would like to take this opportunity to extend our sincere appreciation to everyone who helped to support the program this year. We were able to provide Christmas gifts to over 400 disadvantaged children in our county. This would not have been possible without collaboration and assistance from local churches, businesses, schools, social-service agencies and many others. The communitywide response was overwhelming. We are exceptionally thankful to The Good Ol' Boys, who raised funds through the annual Santa Scramble Golf Tournament and to Pembroke Advanced Communication for use of their space ...
January 15, 2015 | | Opinion
There are an infinite number of way that we can express love to our children. Here are a few phrases that I've found are the best ones to use in our homes to uplift our children and strengthen our family ties.
January 15, 2015 | By Miriam Aguirre Family Share | Hot topics
As I age, I realize it has become harder for me to bounce back from … well, just about anything.
January 15, 2015 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle
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January 15, 2015 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle
Cohabitation in America has nearly doubled over a quarter-century, according to a new analysis of Census Bureau data by researchers at Bowling Green State University.
January 15, 2015 | Lois M Collins Deseret News | Hot topics
Bryan County Sheriff's Office deputies responding to a call of shots fired in a residential area stumbled upon a meth lab Wednesday night in Pembroke, according to Detective Donnie Thomas.
January 15, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Bryan County News correspondent | News
MOVIE NERD H.Q. - Our favorite movies seem to hold a special place in our hearts. Whether that place is located in an area that houses an extreme yearning for bonbons or an irrational fear of houseplants it doesn't matter; we love our movies.
January 15, 2015 | By John Clyde KSL | Hot topics
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Dec. 18-31:
January 15, 2015 | Staff Report | Business
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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
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
The Bryan County Children's Fund made Christmas brighter for 450 children from 250 families in 2014. None of it would have been possible without those who pitched in to help in one form or another.
January 08, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news
St. Anne Catholic Church's new 26,000-square-foot sanctuary is well on the road to completion, and Father Joe Smith couldn't be more pleased with the way things have gone so far.
January 08, 2015 | By Hollie Moore Barnidge | Local news
Dear Cameron Charles Yarbrough: For the past 15 years, I have taken the opportunity at the beginning of the New Year to share some advice - first with your dad and his cousins and now with you, my great-grandson. I hope you don't mind and will bear with me. You probably would rather be playing with your Legos and I understand that but maybe something in this letter might make a difference in your life in years to come. I pray that will be so.
January 08, 2015 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion