'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
We have a lot of residential subdivisions with ponds on them. We have a lot of farmsteads with ponds. If you have a pond, either your own private pond or one owned and managed by your homeowner's association, now is the time to start planning for next year's management of the pond.
December 19, 2014 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business
The SBRC U8 Wildcats claimed second place in the recently completed South Georgia Youth Football League season.
December 19, 2014 | Special to the News | Sports
The Golden Corral building on Highway 84 in Hinesville is back on the market. A Realtor's sign was placed on the property sometime this week.
December 19, 2014 | Staff Report | Business
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At the Nov. 13 weekly meeting of the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill, Bill Cathcart gave members a glimpse into the history of the life of pilot Frank "Monk" O'Driscoll Hunter and Hunter Army Airfield.
November 23, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle
There is a TV show called "The Walking Dead" that is popular among many. It is about people who die from a virus but come back to life changed individuals - but not for the good of humanity.
November 22, 2014 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith
About half of Georgia's 56 State Parks and Historic Sites are located in the northern-most part of the state.
November 22, 2014 | Video by Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Lifestyle
They are having snow up north.
November 21, 2014 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith
It's been 20 years since Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels graced us as two of the most lovable idiots in the history of cinema.
November 21, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Things to Do
Soprano, Savannah VOICE Festival artist and teacher Rebecca Flaherty performed a selection of popular and Broadway songs during Festive Friday on Nov. 15, at the Richmond Hill City Center. The evening raised funds to support scholarships and community outreach for the Savannah VOICE Festival. A "Diva Delight" cocktail was developed in honor of the occasion and many local music lovers including members of the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill attended.
November 21, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle
The Richmond Hill High School baseball program is holding its 3rd annual Toys for Tots Baseball Camp from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20 at the high school baseball field.
November 21, 2014 | Staff Bryan County News | Local sports
South Bryan residents crowded the meeting room of the Bryan County Board of Commisisoners on Thursday to learn more about the I-95 interchange at Belfast Keller Road.
November 21, 2014 | Staff Bryan County News | Local news
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, members of the Bryan County Board of Education had extra reason to be thankful at Thursday night's meeting at Bryan County High School in Pembroke.
November 21, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news
The Aztecs used them to control fevers and make a red dye. Montezuma had them brought to what is now Mexico City by caravan because they could not grow there at the city's high altitude.
November 21, 2014 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business
The following real-estate transactions were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court on Nov. 11-13:
November 21, 2014 | Staff Report | Business
Horsin' Around received a check for $1,200 from the Richmond Hill Rotary Club during the club's meeting Nov. 13.
November 21, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle
STATESBORO – After 11 games in the 2014 season, it comes down to the final one at Allen E. Paulson Stadium Saturday, Nov. 29th with a Sun Belt Championship and undefeated mark in the league on the line. In Georgia Southern's home finale against ULM, set to kick off at 6 p.m., Eagle Nation will also be saying farewell to 22 seniors who will play their last home game at "Our House."
November 21, 2014 | Special to the News | Sports
I think I finally have become famous.
November 20, 2014 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle
Almost 400 fourth-graders from George Washington Carver Elementary School ventured back in time last Friday when they went to Fort King George in Darien on a field trip. Organized by Marcy Newberry, students heard presentations on cannon firing, the Guale Indians, weaving cloth and early medical techniques. Many of the students are studying Colonial history, and the trip reinforced what they learned in the classroom.
November 20, 2014 | Special to the News | Education