Air National Guard Airman 1st Class David C. McGrath graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Cancer is a terrorist. That's Dave Graybill's philosophy and the reason he founded the Pink Heals Tour - to raise cancer awareness - and help communities build resources for those who want answers. On Monday, The Pink Heals Tour stopped in Hinesville with a parade of pink fire engines. The vehicles are covered in signatures scrawled by survivors and supporters alike who have encountered the trucks on the 74-day tour. By wearing pink and ...
The United Way of the Coastal Empire, the local chapter of the national organization, was formed with the goal of "improving lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities," and the 2010 Bryan County Campaign Kick-Off is set with a luncheon on Tuesday, Sept. 14, at the John W. Stevens Wetlands Education Center in J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.
School has started for almost everyone of school age. Mothers are thinking of the things that need to be done, such as cleaning out the kids' rooms and all the closets in the house - it's the perfect time to put things aside that can be donated to the Friends of Pembroke Library.
On behalf of Richmond Hill City Center and The Wilderman Group, Conference and Catering Manager Christina Waters presented a check for $1,025 to Operation Homefront/Georgia last week.
The roar of cannon fire and the pungent smell of gunpowder filled the air at Fort McAllister State Park on Saturday, marking its annual Labor Day Festival.
It's getting to be that time of year again. Preparations are under way for the 11th annual Good Ol' Boys – John Stevens Santa Scramble golf tournament to benefit needy children through the Bryan County Children's Fund. Funds raised in the tournament help ensure that no child in Bryan County goes without a Christmas gift. Thousands of Bryan County children have benefited as a result of the Santa Scramble, which this year is Nov. 5 ...
Natalie Brown of Richmond Hill completed her Silver Award for Girl Scouts earlier this summer.
Bryan County Drug Free Coalition Director Bill Collins recently presented awards to a number of people who have been instrumental in the program's success. Collins made the presentations during the Bryan County Board of Education meeting on Aug. 26 at Bryan County High School. Also honored but not pictured were Deborah Hamm and Shayrae Lonon.
Pvt. Samuel Groover recently completed a 14-week infantry training at Ft. Benning, Ga, Home of the Infantry. He was in the Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion, 19 Infantry Regiment.
The Pembroke Ministerial Fellowship would like to invite all ministers, pastors and local government officials of Pembroke and the surrounding area to rally around the flag pole at the courthouse on Saturday, Sept. 11, at noon for a time of prayer for our nation.
The descendants of James Benjamin and Frances Hodges Newman, Henry M. and Mary Ann Bacon Burnsed will combine their reunion this year.
Lt. Col. Duncan G. Hughes assumed command of the 4th Aerospace Medicine Squadron at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, Goldsboro. N.C., on July 26. He is the son of Glenn and Judy Hughes of Pembroke and the late Winnie Hughes.
Last week, 15-year-old Dalton Raulerson of Pembroke suited up for his first game as a member of the Pinewood Christian Academy varsity football team.
Go ahead - hit that snooze button. This Monday, it's OK. Labor Day, always the first Monday in September, signifies a day of rest for weary workers seeking a break. And, for many employees, it is a paid holiday. "It's a day that I get paid to sleep in," said Brad Lamb, an employee of Integrated Network Solutions. "Those are the fun days." Lamb plans to watch Georgia football, fire up his barbecue grill and ...
Summer quickly is approaching, which means that mosquito activity soon will become more widespread. Mosquitoes can carry West Nile virus, which can cause mild to serious illness. The best way to prevent WNV is to avoid mosquito bites.
Friday is Flag Day, which commemorates the day in 1777 when the United States flag was adopted for the first time.
Currently, the Winn Army Community Hospital Emergency Department is accessible only from the entrance off 9th Street. New emergency signs have been posted to reflect the new entrance. The Niles Avenue entrance is closed to begin construction on the two-story, 43,637-square-foot emergency department, which is expected to be completed by fall 2014. It will built on the existing emergency-room parking lot.
Applications are being accepted for the 2014 Miss Georgia South Pageant.
The Richmond Hill Lions Club met jointly with Fred Warnell, club member and supervisor with the Coastal Georgia Soil and Water Conservation, on May 23.
Hundreds are expected to descend upon eastern Liberty County this weekend to replicate the miles-long treks that many students of Dorchester Academy endured to get an education.
Many folks who attend church rarely - or not at all - tell me Christians don't know how to have fun.
The Pembroke Garden Club's Beauty Spot award for May went to Courtney and Bobby Tilley of the Black Creek community.
Former county chief tax appraiser Dan Rollf was recently honored with a reception celebrating his retirement and his 13 years of service to Bryan County. Rollf was the chief appraiser during much of the growth time leading up to and through the housing recession. It was his job to properly assess properties and to make sure the county had a stable digest through these changing times.
McIntosh County is adjacent both to Liberty County and the coastline. In 1777, three parishes made up Liberty county - St. John, St. James and St. Andrews. In 1793, St. Andrews was split off and made into McIntosh County.
ATLANTA – A memorable treasure was unwrapped for a Bryan County man courtesy of the Georgia Lottery. Daniel Thomas of Richmond Hill won a $100,000 top prize playing the new instant game Jumbo Bucks Crossword.
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