The YMCA of Richmond Hill is offering a free "Learn to Run" class to all members. The class will be held Fridays from 8:30-9:15 a.m. beginning Jan. 7 and continuing through March 25.
Five Bryan County teens are set to graduate from the National Guard-sponsored Youth Challenge Academy at Fort Stewart on Saturday at commencement ceremonies at Fort Stewart's YCA campus.
Children love having time off from school, but their delight isn't always shared by parents. Left to their own devices and without a way to channel excess energy, children may become screaming banshees or moody couch potatoes. By providing plenty of activities during the holiday breaks, parents can preserve their sanity and keep children busy.
This is the miracle of the modern world: In advanced economies, real income per capita is at least 16 times what it was about 200 years ago.
If you have a computer and really don't know where all your money goes, your life can be easier if you invest in personal-finance budget software. Nearly all of the finance programs have reports that you can customize and generate. Want to know how much you're spending for groceries? Or how much miscellaneous cash went to coffee in the morning? The program will tell you. Your bank statement will include the debit-card amounts, which you'll need to add in, but not the cash you spend. You'll need to enter that as well.
"People have no choice and there is no way to avoid it."
Fort Pulaski National Monument will present a living history event on Sunday, January 2, 2011, to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the seizure of the United States fort by Georgia state troops in the months leading up to the Civil War. Volunteer living historians representing Savannah militia units will march into the fort, lower the 34-star United States flag and raise the Georgia flag of secession over the fort.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Handle a potentially awkward situation by warming up your confidence reserves and letting it radiate freely. Also, expect an old friend to contact you.
Matthew Klebe, a resident of Richmond Hill, Ga., has been admitted to Concordia University in St. Paul, Minn., for the fall 2011 semester. Klebe was awarded the Presidents and Lutheran Heritage scholarships. These achievements provide a total of $12,000 in funds.
Patricia Barbee will salute other women like her on Saturday.
The Pembroke City Council agreed Monday to stop using the county's building inspector for services.
Out of all of those who contributed to the United Way of Bryan County, Janice Blunt especially wanted to recognize one Richmond Hill business for its support.
The holiday spirit was strong Saturday in Pembroke as residents hit the streets downtown for the annual Christmas parade and holiday festival despite the cloudy skies and wet weather.
Santa Claus visited Magnolia Manor Monday afternoon, just in time for the Christmas party at the facility on Timber Trail Road in Richmond Hill.
The 2010 Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival had its awards presentation and wrap-up event in Dec. 7.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Commercial fishermen can take to the water beginning at 6 a.m. Jan. 1 to take advantage of the opening day of shad season, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.
Guests at the Richmond Hill Historical Society's oyster roast Friday night made their way to Ford Plantation's 1930s oyster house via a sandy path lit by garden torches. Beneath a cold but clear sky, about 150 fundraiser attendees mingled amid live oaks, sampled the fare and awaited the premiere of the society's new documentary, "The Hidden History of Richmond Hill Georgia."
"Faith is believing when common sense tells you not to." That is one of the more famous lines from the 1947 film, "Miracle on 34TH Street."
'Tis the holiday season, and Christmas is rushing across the calendar like a runaway freight train. It is a time when families and cherished friends gather around the hearth to drink in all the good cheer. It's a time of peace on Earth and goodwill toward men. And yet, Christmas has a sinister side - one we often exile to the extreme depths of our consciousness. I'm referring, of course, to home break-ins, thefts and frauds.
The Exchange Club of Richmond Hill students of the month for November and December, Carolyne Casaine and Ronnie Harris, were recognized Dec. 10.
In the Christmas story, we find the wise men who came from the east searching for the Christ child, the savior of the world.
Editor, We left Florida for our trip to Ohio and Pennsylvania on Nov. 15. We stopped at the Denny's restaurant in Richmond Hill for breakfast, as we usually do. The restaurant was crowded, so we had to wait to be seated.
There was a steady hustle and bustle of holiday shoppers at the fourth annual Holiday Market last Saturday at the J.F. Gregory Park pavilion.
The Richmond Hill Garden Club awarded its December Yard of the Month to Sandy and Austin Andersen, who live at 500 Greenwich in Richmond Heights subdivision.
Santa visited residents of Sterling Creek Plantation subdivision recently with the help of Bryan County Emergency Services. He rode a fire truck and stopped to hear what children wanted for Christmas.
Are you through with your Christmas shopping yet? I thought I would ask this week because by the time you are reading my column next week, it will be too late.
"Exodus: Gods and Kings" is another attempt by Hollywood to embrace spirituality on the big screen.
Fort Morris State Historic Site hosted its annual Colonial Christmas festival on Dec. 6, giving visitors a taste of 18th century holiday traditions and seasonal entertainment.
ALBANY - Darton State College's Nursing Division held its traditional nurse-pinning ceremony to honor recent graduates Tuesday, Dec. 9, in the Cavalier Arena.
Ricky McCoy spent 45 years working on roads. He's going to spend his retirement traveling them.