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.
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.
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.
Leadership will be the focus of the Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber's Coffee & Conversation from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Wednesday
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Suites at Station Exchange will celebrate its one-year anniversary Thursday-Saturday, May 14-16, at 3205 TSX Grand Central in Richmond Hill.
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.
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.
Veteran coach Allen Cartwright has been named the new head football coach at Bryan County High School, it was announced Thursday.
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).
The Richmond Hill Garden Club will hold a Green Thumb Kids event during the Richmond Hill Farmers Market from
Richmond Hill High School senior left fielder Carolina Williams signed Wednesday to play softball at East Georgia State College.
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.
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).
Winn Army Community Hospital recently did its part to help soldiers prepare for life after the Army.
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.
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.
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.
Richmond Hill assistant soccer coach Patrick Means talks about standout player Nia Gordon:
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
Paul Floeckher has been named assistant editor of the Bryan County News and bryancountynews.com.
Tuesday's denial of Kinder Morgan's request for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity does not mean the Palmetto Pipeline is dead.
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.
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.
Fleming residents are a bit fed up with the recent increase in home burglaries within their community.
"The will of God will not take us where the grace of God cannot sustain us." Billy Graham said this best.
Here, I'll announce something I've never admitted publicly: I love going barefooted. It's how I was raised.