SOCIAL CIRCLE - Commercial fishermen can take to the water beginning at 6 a.m. Jan. 1 to take advantage of the opening day of shad season, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.
December 21, 2014 | Special to the News | Sports
Guests at the Richmond Hill Historical Society's oyster roast Friday night made their way to Ford Plantation's 1930s oyster house via a sandy path lit by garden torches. Beneath a cold but clear sky, about 150 fundraiser attendees mingled amid live oaks, sampled the fare and awaited the premiere of the society's new documentary, "The Hidden History of Richmond Hill Georgia."
December 21, 2014 | By Samantha B. Koss Correspondent | Lifestyle
"Faith is believing when common sense tells you not to." That is one of the more famous lines from the 1947 film, "Miracle on 34TH Street."
December 21, 2014 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle
'Tis the holiday season, and Christmas is rushing across the calendar like a runaway freight train. It is a time when families and cherished friends gather around the hearth to drink in all the good cheer. It's a time of peace on Earth and goodwill toward men. And yet, Christmas has a sinister side - one we often exile to the extreme depths of our consciousness. I'm referring, of course, to home break-ins, thefts and frauds.
December 21, 2014 | By Terry Doyle Columnist | Opinion
The Exchange Club of Richmond Hill students of the month for November and December, Carolyne Casaine and Ronnie Harris, were recognized Dec. 10.
December 21, 2014 | Special to the News | Education
In the Christmas story, we find the wise men who came from the east searching for the Christ child, the savior of the world.
December 20, 2014 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith
Editor, We left Florida for our trip to Ohio and Pennsylvania on Nov. 15. We stopped at the Denny's restaurant in Richmond Hill for breakfast, as we usually do. The restaurant was crowded, so we had to wait to be seated.
December 20, 2014 | | Opinion
There was a steady hustle and bustle of holiday shoppers at the fourth annual Holiday Market last Saturday at the J.F. Gregory Park pavilion.
December 20, 2014 | By Rachael Hartman Correspondent | Business
The Richmond Hill Garden Club awarded its December Yard of the Month to Sandy and Austin Andersen, who live at 500 Greenwich in Richmond Heights subdivision.
December 19, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle
Santa visited residents of Sterling Creek Plantation subdivision recently with the help of Bryan County Emergency Services. He rode a fire truck and stopped to hear what children wanted for Christmas.
December 19, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle
Are you through with your Christmas shopping yet? I thought I would ask this week because by the time you are reading my column next week, it will be too late.
December 19, 2014 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith
"Exodus: Gods and Kings" is another attempt by Hollywood to embrace spirituality on the big screen.
December 19, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Things to Do
Fort Morris State Historic Site hosted its annual Colonial Christmas festival on Dec. 6, giving visitors a taste of 18th century holiday traditions and seasonal entertainment.
December 19, 2014 | By Kayla Rand Correspondent | Lifestyle
ALBANY - Darton State College's Nursing Division held its traditional nurse-pinning ceremony to honor recent graduates Tuesday, Dec. 9, in the Cavalier Arena.
December 19, 2014 | Special to the News | Education
Ricky McCoy spent 45 years working on roads. He's going to spend his retirement traveling them.
December 19, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County | Local news
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Whether saying grace, giving a compliment or counting your blessings, gratitude has been scientifically proven to not only improve mental health but physical health.
November 28, 2014 | By Frank Clayton Deseret News | Hot Topics
Editor, An editorial cartoon by R. McKee serves as a modern take on the old Hans Christian Anderson tale about the emperor who was swindled by to weavers who promise to make him a suit of clothes that is invisible to people who are stupid and incompetent. When the emperor and his cabinet members cannot see the clothes, they pretend to be able to see them for fear of being deemed unfit for their positions. In reality, the swindlers only pretended to make the suit and clothe the emperor. He isn't wearing anything.
November 27, 2014 | | Opinion
DeleteLast week, we began studying about the choice each person has to make if they want to go to heaven. The thoughts are continued this week.
November 27, 2014 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith
Students in Inga Cashon's engineering-concepts class and in Ginnie Sherrod's Science Club at Bryan County High School have been involved with the SeaPerch program throughout this month.
November 27, 2014 | Special to the News | Education
The city of Richmond Hill is holding its first Christmas-decoration contest.
November 27, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle
Firefighter Jason Blalock has been named Employee of the Quarter for the fourth and final quarter of 2014 at Bryan County Emergency Services. Blalock, left, was nominated by several BCES members. He is receiving the award from BCES Chief Freddy Howell.
November 27, 2014 | Special to the News | Public Safety
I find it hard to believe that this is my sixth Thanksgiving since permanently relocating to Coastal Georgia and my third since becoming an American citizen. In that brief period, Thanksgiving has become my favorite holiday.
November 27, 2014 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle
The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the city of Richmond Hill and the Richmond Hill Convention and Visitors Bureau, announce Small Business Saturday on Nov. 29, as well as a "Shop, Dine & Play Local This Holiday Season ... And Beyond" marketing message.
November 26, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Business
On my "to-do" list last week was a reminder to call former Gov. Carl Sanders and see if he had any thoughts on how to get the field at Sanford Stadium named for UGA's former coach and athletic director Vince Dooley. I knew he would like the idea and perhaps could jerk a few chains I seem to have been unable to rattle thus far.
November 26, 2014 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion
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November 26, 2014 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle
Back in 1966, Bobby Fuller sang about, "Robbin' people with a six-gun, I fought the law and the law won." And rightfully so - robbery is a crime. But what happens when it's the law doing the robbing and the law wins?
November 26, 2014 | By Benita Dodd Guest columnist | Opinion
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor will host a job fair from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday at the Richmond Hill City Center to fill a number of positions with Caesarstone Technology at its new $120 million manufacturing facility in Richmond Hill.
November 26, 2014 | Special to the News | Business
A lineman at Coastal Electric Cooperative has been recognized by a state cooperative association for saving the life of a firefighter injured during a tree-removal operation.
November 26, 2014 | Special to the News | Public Safety
It might be normal to hear, "ruff ruff ruff" when walking past PawParazzi Pet Boutique, but soon people will also hear, "Ho ho ho."
November 26, 2014 | By Tiffany Stroud Correspondent | Life on the Hill
Tuesday was the last Richmond Hill Farmers' Market of the year. The market, which takes place at J.F. Gregory Park every Tuesday, will start back up in April 2015. Harvey Lashley will be the new market manager next year. Tiffany Stroud was there with her camera.
November 26, 2014 | Staff Report | Life on the Hill