If Congress actually listened to small-business owners, the minimum wage would be going up.
July 24, 2014 | By Holly Sklar Guest columnist | Opinion
I like bologna - the mild sausage made from beef or meat scraps (beef, pork, turkey and/or chicken), not baloney, the mess you hear from TV infomercials about snake-oil pills that increase your memory, help you lose weight, fight bad breath and increase your personal wealth.
July 24, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Things to Do
Georgia Game Changers Running Company and a number of other Richmond Place Plaza's businesses, including Jalapeno's Mexican Restaurant of Richmond Hill, and the Hale Tea Company, will be hosting what is sure to be one of the area's 'hottest' summer road races Saturday.
July 24, 2014 | Special to the News Bryan County News | Local sports
Those who see smoke coming out of a sewer vent next week shouldn't worry. It's just the city of Richmond Hill conducting smoke tests to find leaks in its sewer system.
July 24, 2014 | Special to the News | Local news
I am a heavy user of the English language. If it carried a usage fee or royalty, I always would be over-budget (according to my husband).
July 24, 2014 | By Lesley Frances Columnist | Lifestyle
Each day of Spartan Week presented a new athletic challenge for all the soldiers assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division's 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team.
July 24, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Military
Coastal Endodontics announced the addition of a new dentist to its staff. Dr. Matthew Palazzolo, a board eligible endodontist with a certificate in Endodontics, is an active member of both the American Association of Endodontists and the American Dental Association, according to a press release.
July 23, 2014 | | Business
I recently read a story of a lady who spent $30,000 so she could look like Kim Kardashian. Now, she has to spend the next few years paying it off.
July 23, 2014 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith
In response to new federal school-nutrition regulations, State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge and the state Board of Education last week initiated the rulemaking process to amend the state-board rule to comply with the federal Healthy, Hunger-free Kids Act of 2010.
July 23, 2014 | Special to the News | Education
Here's what the stars have in store for you this week:
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
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WASHINGTON - Scientists are anxiously awaiting signals about where a massive oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico may be heading, while containment of the looming environmental catastrophe proves elusive.
With fears growing that the gushing well could spread damage from Louisiana to Florida, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar told a Senate panel Tuesday that his agency had been lax in overseeing offshore activities and that may have contributed to the disastrous spill.
May 19, 2010 | By Ben Evans Associated Press writer | State, National News
WASHINGTON - With the electorate's intense anger reverberating across the country, this is all but certain: It's an anti-Washington, anti-establishment year. And candidates with ties to either better beware.
Any doubt about just how toxic the political environment is for congressional incumbents and candidates hand-picked by national Republican and Democratic leaders disappeared late Tuesday, when voters fired Democratic Sen. Arlen Specter in Pennsylvania, forced Democratic Sen. Blanche Lincoln into a run-off in Arkansas and chose tea party darling Rand Paul to be the GOP nominee in Kentucky's Senate race.
May 19, 2010 | By Liz Sidoti Associated Press writer | State, National News
A half million dollar lottery ticket has been sold in Hinesville.
May 18, 2010 | Staff report | News
The next Lunchtime Concert in the Park in downtown Hinesville Friday will feature the blues rifts of Bottles & Cans.
May 18, 2010 | Staff report | Things to Do
WASHINGTON, May 17, 2010 - The Army recall of 44,000 Advanced Combat Helmets that were issued to soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan is the result of a Department of Justice investigation as well as independent tests that show the helmets do not meet Army standards, military officials said today.
Army officials say the recalled helmets are not a "direct risk" to soldiers.
May 18, 2010 | By Master Sgt. Doug Sample Army News Service | Military
JEKYLL ISLAND - The Jekyll Island Authority chose three developers Monday to take over key pieces of the state park's extensive makeover, which hit a snag six months ago when its main private partner backed out of the project.
Rather than hire another single developer to tackle all the privately funded components of the island's redevelopment - an investment estimated at $80 million to $100 million - Jekyll Island's board of directors voted to divide them among different firms.
May 17, 2010 | By Russ Bynum Associated Press writer | State, National News
ATLANTA - Kathy Cox is stepping down as Georgia's school superintendent to take over a new national education nonprofit.
A tearful Cox said Monday that she will resign as the state's school's chief June 30.
May 17, 2010 | Associated Press | State, National News
The Carver Elementary Reading Olympics was held Friday. Students competed by providing the title and author to questions about books they had read.
May 17, 2010 | Special to the News | Education
Editor, I feel this letter is long overdue. This is what I think should be done about health care reform here in the United States. To bring down the cost of health care, the U.S. government needs to control the cost of medical care and the cost of medical insurance.
May 17, 2010 | | Letters
I learned a very important lesson this week: Never start an extreme workout program during the week you plan to move all of your belongings from one house to another.
May 17, 2010 | By Joselynn McKenna Columnist | Columnists
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder recently called the expanded gun law passed by the Georgia Legislature "very worrisome." He couldn't be more right.
May 17, 2010 | | Opinion
If I want to pucker a few know-it-all Yankee fannies, all I have to do is start bragging about how the Great State of Georgia is most blessed among these our United States.
May 17, 2010 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion
First, on behalf of the United Ministerial Alliance of Liberty County, we want to thank you for your support as we celebrated another National Day of Prayer. We appreciate your prayers for our leaders, children, homeless, community, families and one another.
May 17, 2010 | By Elder D.S. Andrews Columnist | Columnists
The ladies of the Living Word Church of God just spent an exciting weekend at their first Bible conference.
May 17, 2010 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith
For several weeks, Americans have watched anxiously as oil leaking from the catastrophic explosion of a BP rig in the Gulf of Mexico edges closer and closer to the Louisiana coast. The oil spill began with an explosion and fire April 20 on the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig, owned by Transocean Ltd. and leased by BP PLC. The blast killed 11 workers.
May 17, 2010 | By Sara Ann Swida Columnist | Columnists