Meet Bryan County Middle School Teacher of the Year for 2010-2011, Cassandra Donaldson. Congratulations on winning teacher of the year honors at BCMS. Please introduce yourself to our readers. This year marks my fourth year teaching. All of my teaching experiences have occurred at Bryan County Middle School. I was born and raised in Statesboro. I have been married to my husband, Reggie, for two years. We do not have any children of our ...
Cancer survivors, family members, volunteers, community members and soldiers gathered Friday night to celebrate the victories thus far in overcoming cancer, remember those taken by the disease and raise money to further research a cure.
Members of the Pembroke Garden Club recently worked at the Pembroke Library Butterfly Garden, which the garden club maintains. They also reworked the sign at the library and the Pembroke City Hall.
Army Pvt. Adam L. Collins has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.
Richmond Hill Community Education is holding painting classes for adults where people can be "Picasso for a night."
Robert "Robbie" L. Altman was recognized in a ceremony on Saturday, April 24, by Boy Scouts of America Troop 400 for reaching the rank of Eagle Scout. He is BSA Troop 400's 29th Eagle Scout.
While Tonya and Gary Bashlor of Richmond Hill are doing their best in what most would consider a bad situation, the community is coming together to help them see it through.
Real men wear pink and so does their fire truck. Fort Stewart firefighters have joined the Pink Heals Tour to help raise cancer awareness and funds for cancer research. Pink is the color associated with the fight against breast cancer. These men and women, many wearing pink turnout gear, will take a healing message of love and hope on the road in a recently painted pink fire truck. The truck has also been signed by ...
Savannah will host the Georgia Toastmasters convention Friday-Sunday, May 7-9, at the Hyatt Regency on River Street.
A crowd of Army spouses, children and dogs, most clad in bright yellow T-shirts, gathered under gray, drizzly skies Saturday for the Yellow Ribbon Walk on Fort Stewart. The walk marked the halfway point for the 3rd Infantry Divisions Run/Walk To and From Iraq/Afghanistan, an exercise and morale boosting initiative begun in January.
Sixty-three members of Spirit of Peace Lutheran Church gathered on Saturday, March 27, for their historic groundbreaking service. Everyone gathered on a portion of the 4-acre property to listen to the scriptures, offer prayers of thanksgiving to God and consecrate the land for the construction of their new church home. Several adults were chosen to officially break the ground and then the children of Spirit of Peace joined in with their own trowels.
Preschoolers eagerly waited for a turn to sit in the driver's seat during Wheels Day Friday on Fort Stewart. Military children from the installation's Child Development Centers were given a tour of numerous emergency and service vehicles, including a Hinesville police car, an Army humvee, a Forestry Division front-end loader and a Fort Stewart Fire Department ladder truck.
The Atlantic Area Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) will hold its second annual Mother's Day Luncheon at noon Thursday, May 6, at the Chatham Club in the Desoto Hilton Hotel. The theme is "Every Child Deserves a Good Mother." The cost is $50 per person and proceeds benefit CASA. Checks can be mailed to Savannah CASA, 428 Bull St., suite 205, Savannah, GA 31401. Donations are tax deductible.
Meet Nancy Nubern, manager of the Pembroke Public Library. First, tell readers a little bit about yourself. I was born and raised here in Bryan County. I graduated from Bryan County High School. I am happily married to Van Nubern and we have a wonderful son, Joshua Nubern, who is 16. We attend Beulah Baptist Church, which we fully enjoy and are very active members. My son is in Boy Scout Troop 357. He ...
The Bryan County News is having a "Cutest Kids" contest. To enter, upload your child's photo at www.bryancountynews.net/cutestkids by May 8. There is no charge and prizes will be awarded. Readers will begin voting for their favorites, by age group, May 9.
The Bryan County 4-H Club and the city of Pembroke will host the 30th annual Christmas Parade and Festival on Dec. 14.
ATLANTA - The Governing Board of Common Cause Georgia unanimously elected Richmond Hill native Clint Murphy to the board during its September meeting.
Back in the Stone Ages - before hot wings were invented to satiate armchair quarterbacks, and when pro-football games were on Friday, Saturday or Monday and did not interfere with Sunday church services - football fanatics chowed down pounds of cheese, summer sausage and tater chips during the game.
Suites at Station Exchange Executive Director Rich DeLong, second from left, presents a $1,000 check to Deborah Heddendorf, director of the local Alzheimer's Association chapter, on behalf of the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill during a club social event at Fia Rua in Richmond Hill. The club raised the funds by participating in the recent Walk to End Alzheimer's event. Also shown are Rotarians Christopher Lea, Byron Atkinson and Gene Durante.
Richmond Hill Pharmacy held its 10th annual health fair on Friday complete with expert pharmacists and staff onsite to answer questions and provide health information to guests.
Gordon and Phyllis Holland will celebrate their 66th wedding anniversary on Oct. 25.
It's practically impossible to miss a hot air balloon.
In its 15th year of operation, the Great Ogeechee Seafood festival welcomed thousands of guests to J.F. Gregory Park over the weekend in what has become one of Richmond Hill's most anticipated events of the year.
The Richmond Hill Presbyterian Women will hold "Fall into Christmas" From 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 2 at the Richmond Hill City Center.
The fourth Annual Midway fly-in drew a crowd Saturday to Steve Berg's grass runway called Berg Park Aerodrome on Old Gress Island Road in Midway. Fixed-wing aircraft, ultra-lights and remote control plane ruled the skies over the 2,400-foot runway.
Goodwill of the Coastal Empire and Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia are teaming up to donate clothing and household items to the annual Good Turn Day Drive on Oct. 26.
Whether or not you are a fan of the books in Craig Johnson's Walt Longmire mystery series or the A&E television series based on them, "Longmire," his newest book is sure to please.
Sometimes at a public gathering someone will privately comment on one of my food columns. Most are kind, telling me how much they agree with my assessment of steaks, seafood or certain restaurants. Others tell me up front I got it all wrong about which is better - North Carolina, Georgia, Texas, Memphis, Kansas City or St. Louis barbecue.
The recent dog wash fundraiser at PawParazzi Pet Boutique and Grooming Spa raised more than $500 towards the building of the new Bryan County Bark Park, as board members confirm that land-clearing and building will start soon.
For the first time in its 62-year history, Richmond Hill United Methodist Church will hold its annual barbecue Nov. 3 in conjunction with a homecoming celebration and playground dedication.