Dear editor: From the inland cotton fields to the golden waves of coastal marsh, I feel that our two football programs – armed with Bryan County youth, knowledgeable coaching staff, a caring, supportive administrative staff and school board, loving parents, supportive fans (by which I mean we should make sold-out stadiums a reality before season's end) and always the blessings hand of our Lord – are on a victorious march.
Hank Huckaby has heard such rumblings before. The University System of Georgia chancellor wants to silence these before they start picking up volume, and bravo to him for trying.
"Finally the state has found a group of people who are applauding the heavy whacks that legislators are giving Georgia's budget due to reduced revenues." Who would cheer these deep cuts? Criminals, of course.
President Barack Obama recently presented a jobs program that requires taxpayers to put up $500 billion. He didn't even prove that even a single job will be created, which is what happened with his stimulus program.
I grew up on Osteen Street in Port Wentworth.
When Nathan Deal was elected governor, I made myself a promise that I was going to get along better with him than I did with his predecessor, George E. Perdue.
Often, people do not realize the impact of their actions - or inaction - when it comes to issues such as litter prevention and community improvement.
Remember the television show "MacGyver?" His character was incredibly resourceful. He could make a bomb out of stuff that you buy at a grocery store, and he could take over a small country with a Swiss Army knife.
As President Barack Obama's address to a joint session of Congress on jobs and the U.S. economy approached, at least five Republican members - Sens. Jim DeMint of South Carolina and David Vitter of Louisiana, and Reps. Paul Broun of Georgia, Joe Walsh of Illinois and Ron Paul of Texas - announced that they wouldn't be attending.
Despite the political banter of Washington, D.C., President Obama offered a bright solution in his jobs speech: school construction.
Editor, The American Dream is an ideal instilled in children across this great nation as they make their way through school. We have always been taught that hard work, persistence and sacrifice are the keys to success and that, in America, the sky is the limit in regards to achieving that success.
Dear editor: Congressman Andre Carson, D-Ind., is obviously ignorant of the Tea Party people's goals when he makes the outlandish comments as he did the other day.
There's a fine line between a cute baby bump and being so uncomfortably ginormous that your walk becomes a waddle. I recently crossed that line.
Tuesday night is sure to bring a swarm of Richmond Hill residents to City Hall for the public hearing on the planned development known as Plantation Village. The hearing is at 6 p.m., just before the council's regular meeting that starts at 7:30.
An issue that's been going on for decades involving Georgia, Alabama and Florida could heat up pretty quickly again as summer winds down.
Farmers are looking at what to plant this year. The outlook for traditional agriculture is mixed.
As you may have heard, some of our intrepid public servants under the Gold Dome are unhappy with the Advanced Placement U.S. History test and the College Board which administers the tests.
On Feb. 18, a group of citizens headed to the State Capital for "Conservation Day," hoping to inform legislators about protecting our precious coast and its wildlife. The Dolphin Project was represented by Gerry Sattele and me, from Richmond Hill, and Chris Hines of Savannah.
Well, it's that time of the year again - tax time. April 15 will be here before we know it and for many, it is a time of dread as they start gearing up to pay annual tax bills.
A friend, an only child, was talking about cleaning out her parents' house after the death of her father.
I recently was proud to announce that the 63rd Expeditionary Signal Battalion will be restationed at Fort Stewart, bringing 492 soldiers and their families to the post. The 63rd Expeditionary Signal Battalion's mission focuses on rapidly deploying worldwide to engineer, install, operate, maintain and defend in support of full-spectrum operations. The 63rd Expeditionary Signal Battalion is the U.S. Army's contribution to the Global Information Grid.
If you are a supercilious liberal you-know-what or a sanctimonious Bible thumper, I have some good news for you. I am giving you both the week off. Enjoy it while you can. I will be back.
Editor, The Wounded Warrior Project has sued a combat veteran - again.
One of my friends called me - one of my best friends. There was both urgency and distress in her voice.
Twelve years ago, I made a decision to follow my head, not my heart, and put my career first. I'd just completed my first post-college internship at the Abilene Reporter-News in Texas and, having impressed my supervisor, was offered full-time employment at the end of my three-month stint.
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