I have just returned from a visit to the land of my birth and while it was lovely to see family and friends, I was glad to return to warm Coastal Georgia – mainly because the temperature was between 30 and 40 degrees the whole time I was in England. It went dark at 3: 30 p.m., and I only saw the sun, briefly – twice in 12 days due to cloud, rain and snow.
For Dallas LaPointe, having seizures is a part of her life. But with a new friend that she received from Long County, the seizures may be a little less dangerous.
Local author and columnist Carol Megathlin admitted that war had a different meaning for her as a civilian, but that was before she got to know some soldiers and military families on a personal level.
Students across the county wrote down their Christmas wishes for Santa Claus. To make sure he knows what they want, the Bryan County News is going to help deliver their messages as quickly as possible. The following letters are from G.W. Carver Elementary School and Richmond Hill Elementary School students. (Letters are printed as written):
WaterWays Township celebrated its first holiday season Saturday with the inaugural Homes for the Holidays open house.
Henry Crummley of Ellabell won the American Legion Post 164's raffle for a $300 gift certificate to Southern Sportsman. Post members thank Southern Sportsman for their participation, as well as all who purchased tickets. Revenue from the raffle will help with expenses of the post home, which hosts Cub Pack 141 and the 4-H shooter program.
Students across the county wrote down their Christmas wishes for Santa Claus. To make sure he knows what they want, the Bryan County News is going to help deliver their messages as quickly as possible. The following letters are from Bryan County Elementary School students. (Letters are printed as written):
It is said that some animals are our best friends. Most of the time, we are referring to the dog. But then there are others - cats, squirrels, horses, chickens, and on and on.
As the weather gets a little chilly - or as we say in England, "nippy" - I find myself reverting to the British stereotype and looking forward to my regular cups of hot tea more than normal.
Fort McAllister traveled back in time Saturday with its annual Winter Muster and Battle.
A Bryan County area resident recently received the 2011 Bishop Gartland Award for outstanding service to the Catholic Church in South Georgia.
At its first meeting in December, the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill presented its monthly Junior Rotarian Award to Jyneel Bryan, an inspirational young lady from Richmond Hill High School.
Animals at the Bryan County Animal Shelter in Pembroke will receive some extra treats this holiday season thanks to efforts by the Pembroke Teens Being Teens after school program.
Richmond Hill residents can now remember beloved community writer and friend to many, the late Shirley Davis Hiers, just as she said she could be found in the spring – around gardenias.
I grew up on the hunting club my dad bought and converted into a public golf course in northern Ohio. He had a wife and five kids and no visible means of support until the course opened.
EDITOR'S NOTE: DVDs reviewed in this column will be available in stores the week of Aug. 18.
SAVANNAH - To ensure cancer patients get to treatments, the American Cancer Society provides free rides through its Road To Recovery program.
Participating Dairy Queen stores around th Coastal Empire will hold a Miracle Treat Day fundraiser Thursday.