ATLANTA - Tracie Turcotte of Savannah is enjoying her second $10,000 win in the Georgia Lottery's monthly Maximum Green Extra Chance drawings. Turcotte's most recent win Thursday comes less than a year since she won last summer.
More than 315 kids came out and caught a mess of fish Saturday at the 21st annual Kids Fishing Derby at the Richmond Hill Fish Hatchery.
Bryan County News readers can now easily access the latest stories, headline and photos on the go. The newspaper recently launched a new version of its website for cell phones and other mobile devices. The site, viewable on all handheld web browsers, is at www.bryancountynews.net/m.
More than 50 people turned out Thursday evening for the showing of "Stubborn as a Mule," the award-winning documentary on slavery and the Civil War that stirred emotion for some local residents.
If there is one thing I have learned since moving to Bryan County it is how often stationary frame buildings tend to travel around Bryan Neck.
Get ready to wet a line because the Richmond Hill Exchange Club will host its 21st annual Kids Fishing Derby on Saturday.
I am very pleased with myself for driving more than 600 miles recently to and from Orlando, Fla., for a girls' weekend. This included interstates, downtown traffic, airport arrivals and obviously – to anyone who knows how partial I am to a bit of retail therapy – a few malls.
In Richmond Hill and the surrounding areas, there are several members of a Mustang Club. Although the Mustang is a commercial product, it has created hundreds of clubs across America.
The Pembroke Garden Club always tours different gardens in May, and this year the group went to Joiner Daylily Gardens just outside of Pembroke.
Cub Scout Pack 141, the American Legion Post 164 Ladies Auxiliary and Boy Scout Troop 357 placed flags in downtown Pembroke for a display for the annual Memorial Day service, which was Saturday. More than 100 flags were posted in recognition of soldiers who have fallen in war. A new flag was to be added to the display in today's service.
Members of the Richmond Hill Senior Center gather May 12 for a photo at the Older American's Luncheon at the Civic Center in Savannah. The luncheon theme was "Dances of the Ages."
Army Spec. Jeremy J. Leatherwood has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo.
Black Creek Fitness recently announced the winners of its first Community Biggest Loser 90-Day Challenge, which was held from Jan. 29-April 23.
Bus travel has been very important in the life of World War II veteran Robert Greene, so the fact that last weekend's Honor Flight trip to Washington, D.C., was by bus didn't bother him one bit.
The concepts of diversity, leadership and civil empowerment defined the 3rd Infantry Division's Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month observance at Fort Stewart's Club Stewart.
Stage Stores Inc., the parent company of Goody's, is raising funds for Toys for Tots through its "Bears that Care" plush-bears sale.
The Friends of the Richmond Hill Library during a recent meeting voted unanimously to donate $2,400 toward the purchase of books.
Nativity sets from around the world will be displayed from 1-4 p.m. Saturda at St. Philip's Episcopal Church, 302 E. Gen. Stewart Way in Hinesville. Admission is free.
Rotary Club of Richmond Hill recently presented its Junior Rotarian award for November to Richmond Hill High School student Sandeep Bethapudi. The Junior Rotarian award is given to RHHS students who have shown outstanding qualities.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and the Liberty Convention and Visitors Bureau will host the 17th annual Illuminated Christmas Parade at 6:30 tonight in downtown Hinesville. This year's theme, "A Red, White & Blue Christmas … A Salute to Our Troops," was chosen to highlight Fort Stewart having almost all 20,000 troops at home for the first time in more than a decade. The parade will begin on Central Avenue and continue onto Welborn Street, West Gen. Screven Way and West Hendry Street. It will end on North Main Street. The event is free and open to the ...
Santa Claus will visit from noon-4 p.m. Dec. 7 at PawParazzi, 11360 Ford Ave., for a photo fundraiser to support the Bryan County Bark Park.
It was in Georgia, on an evening in January, when Ellen parked her car in her uncle's driveway. She had just left Archie's dance studio. She took a deep breath, got out of her car, walked up the steps onto the front porch and knocked on the door. Her arms were tucked tightly.
Cynthia Gates began her position as executive director of the Tri-County Protective Agency in August and now is "getting acclimated" to the job.
Those who would like to brighten the holidays for service members on Fort Stewart are invited to sponsor or set up light displays.
The November meeting of the Richmond Hill Garden Club featured Barbara Minchey, who demonstrated setting up a worm-composting farm.
I'm not making light of Thanksgiving Day by suggesting we should be thankful for leftovers. To have enough is a feast. To have leftovers is a blessing of abundance, and that's what Thanksgiving is all about.
My favorite holiday is Thanksgiving, which might be considered strange as I obviously did not grow up with this tradition back in England.
The marshes at WaterWays Township are a perfect place to boat, fish and kayak in peace. It's no wonder the volunteers and coordinators of Coastal Georgia's Heroes on the Water Program decided to return to the area Saturday for the second time this year, offering service members the chance to fish, paddle and enjoy a day on the water.
The Pembroke Garden Club recently named its yard and beauty spot of the month for November.
A group of Richmond Hill High School Young Republicans volunteered Saturday night at the So Many Angels Ball in Savannah. The ball is an annual charity fundraiser that supports spinal muscular atrophy. The charity was formed in 1999 after Richmond Hill infant twins, Cassidy and Skylar Swanson, were diagnosed with the disease.