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Dolphin Project celebration on tap
Mill Creek Baptist 141st anniversary celebration begiins tonight
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The Dolphin Project will be hosting a party to commemorate 20 years of dolphin research on July 18 at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. and feature low country boil, Bar-B-que, music, dancing and a silent auction of items from across the state.

For information about the anniversary event and to make your reservations, call 727-3177 or email The cost is $30, which includes soft beverages; $35 includes beer or wine.


New pastor

Members of the Pembroke United Methodist Church will honor their new pastor, Rev. Larry Sauls and his family with a reception on Sunday, July 19, from 3-5 p.m. in the church social hall. Everyone is cordially invited to attend.


Mill Creek Baptist

Mill Creek Baptist Church will be having its 141st Church anniversary; 7:30 p.m. nightly July 15-17.

Other events:

July 21-23, the youth department will be having its annual Vocational Bible Study, 6-8 p.m. The public is welcome to attend and have a blessed time and fun.

July 25-26, the youth department will be having its annual Family & Friends Picnic and program.

The picnic will be July 25 at 11:30 a.m. The public is invited. There will be games for all ages. On July 26 at 3 p.m. the Family & Friends program will be presented.



The new Bryan County DFCS in Pembroke is located at 133 West DuBois St., across from the Health Department. Please continue to call 653-2805 in reference to concerns that relate to Child Protective Services, foster care, adoptions, resource development, TANF, food stamps, Medicaid and child care.

Customer calls will be routed to the appropriate staff. Customers in the Richmond Hill area should continue to contact that office for the same issues.

The Richmond Hill office is located at 9665 ford Avenue. The telephone number there is 756-2786.



All ladies and girls are invited to a fashion show by Dress Barn at a mother-daughter luncheon at noon Wednesday, July 22 at Carey Hilliard’s Banquet Room, 11111 Abercorn St. Extension. Janet Wooten will sing and Rita Schwarz from Pilham, Ala., will speak. Cost is $10.25. For reservations call Betty at 925-3789 or email Sponsored by Chatham County Christian Women’s Club, affiliated with Stonecroft Ministries.


Book Club

The Richmond Hill Recreation Association book club has several upcoming events, which take place at 2 p.m. at Hit The Books. Tuesday, July 28, the club will discuss Delirium of the Brave by William C. Harris, Jr. The club will also meet Aug. 11 and Aug. 25. For more information call Haley at 445-0170



Vacation Bible School at St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church will be July 27-31 from 9 a.m. noon each day. Classes will travel back in time to Palestine 30 A.D. For age 5 to 5th grade. Reservations required. Call (803) 243-3603 for more information.



The Richmond Hill Garden Club is once again scheduling a Coastal Georgia Adopt-a-Wetland Workshop in partnership with the University of Georgia Marine Extension Service.

For more information and to sign up for the class, call Courtney Walz at the Marine Extension Service at 598-2348 ext. 201 or Garden Club Chairperson, Mary Burns at 727-3219


Summer Camps

The Richmond Hill Recreation Department’s first annual Summer Camp Extravaganza continues through July 31. The camp will be at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill. The cost is $85 a week. Registration is taking place now. For more information call 756-4075.


Special needs

Bryan County residents who qualify as having "special needs" are urged to register with the Bryan County Health Department so that they will receive assistance during an emergency such as a hurricane evacuation.

Residents must apply to be on the Special Needs Registry and can do so by picking up a form from the Bryan County Health Department in Pembroke (430 Ledford Street) or the Bryan County Health Department in Richmond Hill (9665 Ford Avenue). The form can also be downloaded from the Coastal Health District website by going to, clicking on the "Emergency Preparedness" link on the homepage and then clicking on "Residents with Special Needs" at the bottom of the page.

Special needs is defined as that population that may require specialized assistance for meeting daily needs; individuals that may require assistance during emergency situations; and individuals that may need specially trained health care providers, special facilities equipped to meet their needs, and specialized vehicles and equipment for transport.

People living in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and personal care homes are not eligible and must follow their facility’s emergency plan. For more information, call 653-4331 or 756-2611 or visit


Night Out

The City of Richmond and the Richmond Hill Police Department will participating in the 2009 National Night Out Aug. 4.

The event, which be held in J. F. Gregory Park will include:

- An inflatable castle for children.

- Ponies.

- A classic car and motorcycle show.

- A cake walk.

- Indent-a-child finger printing and DNA registration.

- A dunk-a-cop tank.

- Live music.

- Martial arts and dance presentations.

- Face painting and crafts.

- Free hot dogs and refreshments.

- Items raffled every 15 minutes.

Anyone interested in being part of the organization or operation of Richmond Hill’s National Night Out is encouraged to participate in a meeting at the Richmond Hill Police Department courtroom July 11 at 6:30 p.m.

For more information, go online to:, or contact RHPD Cpl. Susan Willis at 756-5645 or at


Farm aid

The Georgia Congressional Delegation has announced that $2.42 million has been appropriated to aid South Georgia farmers in conserving agricultural irrigation water. Contract applications for the program will be accepted between Aug. 3-31. Applications and program information are available at the Soil and Water Conservation Commission offices in Statesboro (912-681-5241), or at USDA Natural Resource Conservation offices in South Georgia. Visit for more information.


Jury List

The following trial jurors are to report to the Bryan County Courthouse in Pembroke on July 21 at 8:15 a.m. The Honorable Judge Jack Carney will be presiding.

Sonjia Suzanne Perry Adams

Rosalyn Iretha Anderson

Shawn Angely

Laura Samford Armitage

Clifton D. Armstrong

Wesley Robert Asselin

Bobbie Ann Bacon

David Wayne Bacon

Corey Shane Barnard

Katherine Barrett

Cynthia A. Barris-Speke

Kerry Kinyon Bayens

James Melvin Bearden Jr.

Shalah A. Backworth

James R. Bennett

Jacqueline Marie Berger

Dawn M. Berry

Ivette Solorzano Berry

Bea B. Betsworth

Fred Bevill Jr.

H. Russell Black Jr.

Barbara J. Blackwell

Candice Scott Boney

Kathy Diane Boutwell

Jo Ann L. Bragg

John G. Brewer

Martha B. Brown

David Lawrence Bryant

Joyce Buttersworth

Thomas Raymond Byrnes Jr.

Robin Britt Cantrell

Serra M. Carr

William Chakmak

Cynthia H. Chapman

Gregory Cyril Charron Sr.

Eunice S. Clay

Jospeh M. Coffield

Joshua Charles Cole

Dennis Michael Coleman

Peggy L. Collins

Richard Barry Conley

David Lynn Conner

Lisa L. Conti-Bacon

Christopher H. Conway

James W. Coples Sr.

Shawn E. Cornell

Dawne Covert

Pamela Covington

Randall Bruce Covington

Joann C. Cowart

Willa E. Cox

John Kenneth Curl

Dan Gene Daniel

Jamie R. Davenport

Eddie Clarence Davis

Gary M. Davis

Payton Denise Dilmar

Sara Driggers

Diane F. Dudley

Gretchen Leah Early

Michael Dennis Edenfield

Eric L. Elling

Diane K. Ennis

Kenneth B. Ergle

Daniel Fields

Robert H. Floyd

Gary Allen French

Marla B. Fulton

John K. Futch Jr.

Margie Gill

Robbin E. Gonzalez

Franklin Waddell Goodwin

David Scott Grant

Louvenia Grant

Angel Lynn Phillips Green

Gwendolyn Dawson Greene

L. Gail Greene

Kathy R. Grimm

Paul Vincent Gwinzdzinski

Melody V. Hammond

Earle D. Hannigan

Dean Lee Hanson

Emily G. Harrison

Lisa Renee Hart

Eric B. Hartley

David B. Harvey

Susan Rebecca Harvey

Joseph Heavner

Lisa R. Heavner

Monica A. Herbert

Mikell D. Hilliard

Jason Aaron Hodge

Michelle Hoffman

Bonnie Kay Hughes

James H. Huneycutt

Timothy Lehman Jackson Jr.

Debra Keenum James

Stephen Thomas Jiran

Michael Tony Key

Hattie Laverne King

Sally Rountree Klein

Kenneth William Kocher

David Lee Koeberlin

Jeffery J. Lancaster

Marie Bulloch Lavant

Carol M. Maraquin

Aimar V. Martin

Jo Ann Martin

Robin L. Mcauley

Marcia O. McCoy

Melville McLaurin

Heather Nicole McNicholl

Kristopher L. Meekins

Danny Cecil Meeks

Heather Kay Miller

Jacqueline Miller

Peggy I. Miller

Tadd O’Dell Miller

Fred James Mock Jr.

Melanie Treba Morgan

Richard E. Myrick

Hank E. Nagel

Sherry Lynn Oddi

Jeffrey William Olson

Michelle Wright Palmer

Dawn Irene Pape

James Thomas Parker Jr.

Patricia Kim Pearson

Paulette C. Perryman

Calvin W. Porter

Lisa B. Powell

Robert Larry Rice

Dennis L. Rushing

Jeannie Marie Sainz

Floyd Dennis Sanders

Thomas L. Sanders

Robert Collins Sauers Sr.

Thomas Richard Scott

Tommie Waring Scott

James E. Scully Jr.

Lauretha C. Settles

James Michael Sheppard

Lisa H. Shuman

Micheal D. Shuman

Malissa Sims

Wende E. Sims

Catherine Rebecca Slagle

Dorothy Ann Slate

Charles Henry Smith

Wyman G. Smith

Ellie Smokes Jr.

Richard Lee Sparks

Mary Stafford

Shelby K. Stewart

Ronald William Taylor

Kenneth Aaron Thompson

Noah Will Toole

Deborah E. Usher

Bobbi J. Ussery

Pamela B. Wagner

Kimberly A. Walden

Steven Bryan Warnell

Stella M. Waters

Carl Jerome Webb Jr.

Daniel Onan Webster

Cindy White

Michelle Louise White

Thomas Richard Wilson

Lisa Winter

Johnny Claude Wisinger


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