Voters will have a chance to get to know their local candidates next week during a meet and greet set for 6 p.m. Thursday at Beef 'O' Brady's Restaurant on Ford Avenue in Richmond Hill.
While the Memorial Day weekend for many people means jumping in the car and squeezing in a quick vacation at the beach, it's good to keep in mind the holiday's purpose: remembering the men and women who have died while serving their country.
Meet Marianne Zamjohn, the teacher of the year at Richmond Hill Elementary School
Seeing that this year's Kiss-A-Pig theme was based on a popular series of books, appealing primarily to children, it was fitting that the children representing the HOGwart's School of Glycemic Control ended up in first place. The children raised $75,000 and earned the right to kiss HAMlet the pig at the 2010 'Harry PORKer and the Blood Sugar Prince Battle for Control' campaign gala.
On Saturday, area residents rode hogs through town. On Tuesday afternoon, two educators took a dip in a mud bath. And it's all in the name of charity.
Ginnie Sherrod is the 2010-2011 teacher of the year for Bryan County High School. She has taught five years. A native of Macon, Sherrod is a 1999 graduate of Westside High School.
Donny Branch grew up with a rod and reel in his hands. His father, the late Allen Branch (Ol' Tight Line), moved the family to Colonel's Island in 1951 and owned Branch's Marina. Allen Branch pioneered conservation issues to protects species and the area's pristine coastline.
Hinesville resident Harold Cross, 91, said he joined the U.S. Navy in 1943. Cross said he enlisted in the Navy instead of the Army because he did not want to "fight the war from a foxhole." The former sailor said his younger brother, Merville, served in the Army.
Deborah Robinson, director of the Historical African American Museum at the Dorchester Academy in Midway, recently commissioned a group of sculpture students at Bradwell Institute to create a collection of art work based on the Supreme Court case of kidnapped slaves on the ship Amistad. The effort to free the slaves was the first civil rights case in the United States.
Meet Richmond Hill Middle School Teacher of the Year for 2010-2011, Mary Jo Fina.
Bryan County historian Buddy Sullivan of Richmond Hill recently received a statewide award from the Georgia Historical Society in recognition of his services to the Society since 1995.
The Pembroke Library Butterfly Garden is a project of the Pembroke Garden Club, and members meet annually to redo the garden and make it pleasing to the eye. Those who helped are were Mary Warnell, Joyce Fowler, Roger Maine, Reta Willoughby and Jean Faught. (Provided)
"If I can help just one spouse that's all that matters," said Family Readiness Support Advisor Jonna Reed Wednesday.
Fort Stewart highlighted contributions made by Asian Pacific Americans on Wednesday during the in stallation's Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Observance at Club Stewart.
Pembroke's Donald Driggers, center, was recently honored by Mayor Mary Warnell and the Pembroke Police Department, represented by Inspector Kelly Price. Driggers is a longtime supporter of the department.
The only time I'm not reading, writing or thinking deeply about something is when I'm fishing or sitting on the back porch at the end of a long work day.
Dozens of people stopped by the Pembroke Senior Citizens Center Saturday to sample the cuisine that pitted neighbor against neighbor in a friendly chili cook-off competition.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University's National Youth-At-Risk Center will welcome more than a thousand educators, social workers, community leaders and researchers from across the United States and internationally during the 25th annual National Youth-At-Risk conference March 2-5 at the Hyatt Regency in Savannah.
The Richmond Hill Garden Club has selected the mass plantings of love grass in the Crossroads Center on Highway 17 as its special "Set Your Sight on this Site" for February.
Ask Richmond Hill High School senior Sydney Scooler to rank how important music is to her on a scale of 1-10, and she comes back with a nine.
The Bryan County Democrats will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Crossroads Center on the third floor.
When I was a young girl growing up in England in the 1970s and '80s, the Oscars seemed to me to be the height of American sophistication and, as my school friends and I naively imagined, must be typical of the social scene in the U.S.
That wise Southern philosopher, Jeff Foxworthy, suggested one's origins affect how one talks, works, plays and thinks.
In response to an invitation to express our opinion, I believe our city is suddenly growing too fast.
The Richmond Hill YMCA is launching its annual campaign this month to ensure Bryan County residents have access to community programs and resources that support youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.
Those of us who like meat need only look to Genesis 9:3 to support our affinity for the four most important food groups - beef, pork, chicken and seafood.
The autobiography of Margaret Davis Fennell Judy, longtime Richmond Hill resident who became a protege of Henry Ford, is set to make its debut to the public from 2-7 p.m. March 19 at the John W. Stevens Wetlands Education Center in J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.
With the Winter Olympic Games under way in Russia, it was an opportune time for area Girl Scouts to participate in their annual globally-themed day of fun and learning.
The simple fact was that there we were, there was the ice cream box, and we had a key that fit. We simply took advantage of a situation that was presented to us.