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What will you do when the lights go out?

Dear Editor, This is not a "chicken-little-sky-is-falling" question for those of us who live on the coast. It is an ever-present and uncomfortable reality called a hurricane. Savannah, Hilton Head and the surrounding area have been very fortunate. We have not experienced a storm in a long time. However, Hurricane Floyd came close and gave us a scare. Those of us who evacuated were given a taste of what a real emergency might be like.

August 04, 2010 | | Letters


Open letter to kids on bus 83

Hi Kids. It seems like yesterday I said goodbye to you on the school bus. Hope you have had a great summer. For me it has been the best.

July 28, 2010 | | Letters


Turnout did not encourage candidate

Dear Editor, This is an open letter to the Citizens of Bryan County

July 28, 2010 | | Letters


Get a move on 196 widening project

Editor, While driving to Keller's Flea Market on Saturday, July 10, my husband and I were driving the nine-mile stretch that is always under construction, also known as Liberty County's 196 widening project.

July 21, 2010 | | Letters


Writer takes issue with candidate's claim

Dear Editor: There is a gross error in the story on page 3, fold edge, last paragraph. of the July 10 paper.

July 14, 2010 | | Letters


Church honors 'folks who serve'

Dear Editor: The Pembroke United Methodist Church of Pembroke hosted a special service Sunday July 11, to honor the folks who serve the city of Pembroke. There were folks there that represented the life of the city of Pembroke and Bryan County. The city of Pembroke was represented by Mrs. Judy Cook, the mayor of Pembroke, along with the city council members as well as folks from the EMTs, the fire department , the police department and the sheriff's department. Everyone was there to be honored by the church for the morning worship Dr. Larry Sauls Pastor spoke on how ...

July 14, 2010 | | Letters


LeConte could still use help

Editor, Hello, local LeConte-Woodmanston supporters.

July 14, 2010 | | Letters


Concerned over low-income housing

To the Editor: As a resident and taxpayer of Richmond Hill, I wish to express my concerns about the federally-subsidized, low-income housing project being planned for our community. Park Crest Terrace will be a 79 unit rental facility, to be constructed near Hwy. 144 at Sterling Creek, roughly midway between Magnolia Manor and Publix.

July 12, 2010 | | Letters


Thanks from Mill Creek Baptist

Dear Editor: On March 28, 2010, the Youth Department of Mill Creek Baptist Church in Ellabell, Ga., sponsored a benefit gospel concert to help defray the medical cost of two young ladies who were afflicted with incurable diseases.

July 12, 2010 | | Letters


Declare independence from drunk driving

Dear Editor, Along with all the fun of July 4th festivities there can be danger when we hit the road for those backyard barbeques or fireworks shows. Unfortunately our holiday crash stats show the travel season between July 4th and Labor Day can be one of the most dangerous times of year to get behind the wheel.

July 05, 2010 | | Letters


She's for Oxendine

Dear Editor: As many of you know, I am a native of Georgia and have resided in Richmond Hill for approximately 22 years. Last week I had the opportunity to attend the Gubernatorial Candidates Debate at Jekyll Island sponsored by the Georgia Press Association/Georgia Chamber of Commerce. In addition to the gubernatorial candidates attending the event (except for Handel), there were many individuals who will be on the ballot for the Primary Election scheduled for July 20.

The reason for writing this letter is because many of the candidates I met were completely out of touch with reality. I ...

June 23, 2010 | | Letters


Many thanks to Plums

Dear Editor: My daughter's car broke down at exit 87 on her way to Charlotte, N.C. from Orlando, Fla., on Saturday.

I drove the 5 hours from Charlotte to get her and was worried about where she could wait for me. Plums Ice Cream and Sandwich Shop was where she chose to wait. Michael, the manager, was so very helpful and friendly to her. He even let her stay there after closing time until I could get there!

June 23, 2010 | | Letters


New rules of the road

Dear Editor, Just in time to save lives during the busy summer holiday travel period, Governor Sonny Perdue has signed three highway safety measures that will become the rules of the road on Georgia's streets and interstates: the teen cell phone use while driving ban, the all driver texting while driving ban, and the pickup truck safety belt law.

June 14, 2010 | | Letters


Fishing Derby biggest yet

Dear Editor: The Richmond Hill Exchange Club held its 20th Annual Fishing Derby on Saturday, June 5 at the Richmond Hill Fish Hatchery on Hwy. 144 in Richmond Hill.

June 09, 2010 | | Letters


ID tag your dogs

Dear Editor, When my children were young, we taught them a house rule that stated, "We do not make unnecessary work for others." I wish the dog owners of Bryan County would take this rule to heart and ID TAG YOUR DOGS!

June 09, 2010 | | Letters


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