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Fishing tourney helps patients

The fourth annual Fishin' for a Cure Tournament, a panfish-tourney fundraiser for area children with health issues, will start at daybreak Saturday on the Altamaha River.

May 13, 2015 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Riverbank cleanup on May 16

A litter pick-up along the bank of the Ogeechee River will be held Saturday, May 16, beginning in Fort McAllister State Park in Richmond Hill.

May 09, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Ribbon cutting set for car wash

The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will have a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Richmond Hill Car Wash at 10 a.m. Friday, May 15, at 2584 Highway 17. Light refreshments will be served after the ceremony.

May 08, 2015 | Special to the News | Business


Coffee and Conversation about leadership

Leadership will be the focus of the Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber's Coffee & Conversation from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Wednesday

May 07, 2015 | Special to the News | Business


Gateway recognizes mental health awareness

Gateway Behavioral Health Services will celebrate National Children's Mental Health Awareness by hosting an event with music, food, activities, games, prizes, educational exhibits and information about mental health and how to connect with appropriate services.

May 07, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Golf tourney in Hinesville May 16

The Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary Chapter 46 golf-tournament fundraiser for disabled veterans will begin at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 16, at Cherokee Rose Golf Course.

May 05, 2015 | Special to the News | Sports


Mothers Day on Fort Stewart

Make the day special for mom by taking her to the Mother's Day Brunch from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday at Club Stewart.

May 04, 2015 | Special to the News | Things to Do


Shrimp black gill to be discussed

In recent years, Georgia shrimpers have been very concerned about black gill, a mysterious condition affecting the coastal-shrimp population, and one many shrimpers believe might be largely responsible for reduced shrimp harvests.

May 02, 2015 | Special to the News | Sports


Suites at Station Exchange sets anniversary

The Suites at Station Exchange will celebrate its one-year anniversary Thursday-Saturday, May 14-16, at 3205 TSX Grand Central in Richmond Hill.

May 01, 2015 | Special to the News | Life on the Hill


Parent: Coach disrespected daughter

Editor, My daughter tried out for Bryan County High School's basketball team. After the tryouts, she learned she had made the team, although she had never played before. It was extremely nice for the coach to keep her on the team, even with her lack of experience making her one of the worst players on the team. She gave a lot of effort and worked really hard. I had to pay about $100-plus for her shoes and socks after she made the team.

April 30, 2015 | | Opinion


Legislature's health care record was mixed

Georgia lawmakers left town earlier this month after producing a 2016 state spending plan that invests no more money overall for health care than last year. Georgia ranks near the bottom of all states for health-care investment, and the consequences include hundreds of thousands of uninsured Georgians and hospitals that struggle to stay afloat.

April 30, 2015 | By Timothy Sweeney Guest columnist | Opinion


Cartwright named head coach at BCHS

Veteran coach Allen Cartwright has been named the new head football coach at Bryan County High School, it was announced Thursday.

April 30, 2015 | Staff Bryan County News | Local news


Is Buddy Carter beholden to big oil?

Editor, When 1st Congressional District U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter spoke before Richmond Hill High School students on the issues surrounding Kinder Morgan's Palmetto Pipeline, he stated, "I suspect many of you drive, and gas is expensive. … Having a pipeline could help that. … So sometimes, we have to make tough decisions" (coastalcourier.com, April 17, reported by Jeff Whitten).

April 30, 2015 | | Opinion


Garden Club wants Green Thumb Kids

The Richmond Hill Garden Club will hold a Green Thumb Kids event during the Richmond Hill Farmers Market from

April 30, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


RHHS' Williams signs with East Georgia

Richmond Hill High School senior left fielder Carolina Williams signed Wednesday to play softball at East Georgia State College.

April 30, 2015 | Staff Bryan County News | Local sports


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Learn from past, let God lead you

As I've written before, Paul wrote, "For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning that we through patience and comfort of the Scriptures might have hope" (Romans 15:4). The Old Testament serves as a lesson to all to see how God has dealt with man and how man has dealt with God.

May 21, 2015 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


What Nobel laureates have incurred should not have occurred

I have been trying to figure out what to do with my free time now that I have decided not to run for president of the United States (or what's left of it).

May 21, 2015 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion


Winn hosts education fair for military

Winn Army Community Hospital recently did its part to help soldiers prepare for life after the Army.

May 21, 2015 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Military


Auburn set for Super Regional

The fourth-ranked Auburn Tigers softball team, led by Bryan County High School alumna Tiffany Howard, will host an NCAA Super Regional against No. 13 Louisiana-Lafayette beginning Friday.

May 21, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Firefighters to collect for Burn Foundation

The Richmond Hill Fire Department will participate in the "Give Burns the Boot" drive today through Saturday at Kroger and Food Lion in Richmond Hill, according to a news release.

May 21, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Soccer standout ready for a bigger stage

Sh'nia Gordon was born April 9, 1997, in Ocala, Florida. As a young girl growing up in a military family, Sh'nia - better known as Nia - has called many places home: Florida, Germany, Virginia, Texas and, currently, Richmond Hill.

May 21, 2015 | By Evelyn Fallon Correspondent | Life on the Hill


Life on Hill interview with RHHS assistant soccer coach

Richmond Hill assistant soccer coach Patrick Means talks about standout player Nia Gordon:

May 21, 2015 | Staff Report | Life on the Hill


The next 7 days

May 21: Business After Hours hosted by Plantation Lumber and Hardware - The Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce announces its next Business After Hours, from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, May 21, Plantation Lumber and Hardware, 10829 Ford Ave. This Business After Hours will coincide with Plantation's Perennial Open House, which begins at 4 p.m. For more information, visit www.rhbcchamber.org

May 21, 2015 | Staff Report | Life on the Hill


Bryan County News hires assistant editor

Paul Floeckher has been named assistant editor of the Bryan County News and bryancountynews.com.

May 20, 2015 | | Local news


GDOT denies Palmetto Pipeline certificate request

Tuesday's denial of Kinder Morgan's request for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity does not mean the Palmetto Pipeline is dead.

May 20, 2015 | By Jason Wermers and Paul Floeckher jwermers@bryancountynews.com, pfloeckher@bryancountynews.com | Local news


Moving away from 'funny math methods'

Getting math right for the students and teachers of Georgia has been a priority of mine since day one. One of my first actions as your state school superintendent was working with the State Board of Education to provide a needed choice between integrated mathematics and traditional discrete mathematics (with assessments to match each option) for our schools.

May 20, 2015 | By Richard Woods Guest columnist | Opinion


Soldier's killer get three life terms

Carl Evan Swain was sentenced Monday to three life sentences in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia, according to 1st Assistant U.S. Attorney James Durham.

May 20, 2015 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Home burglaries spur neighborhood-watch

Fleming residents are a bit fed up with the recent increase in home burglaries within their community.

May 20, 2015 | By Patty Leon Correspondent | Public Safety


Let grace of God be your destination

"The will of God will not take us where the grace of God cannot sustain us." Billy Graham said this best.

May 19, 2015 | By Anita L. Scurry Columnist | Faith


It's hard to quit your raising

Here, I'll announce something I've never admitted publicly: I love going barefooted. It's how I was raised.

May 19, 2015 | By Ronda Rich Columnist | Opinion


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