"It's not about the miles, it's about the smiles." That's the motto of Eddy Rodriguez, a man from the Miami, Fla., area who is walking from his hometown all the way to Washington, D.C. His route will consist of about 1,050 miles and he's planning on getting to the nation's capital sometime in July. He left Miami on March 20, but like he said: "It's not about the miles, it's about the smiles." "I can ...
Spirit of Peace Lutheran Church is currently building its new church home on Hwy. 144 in South Bryan County. To help furnish the sanctuary, members of Spirit of Peace Youth participated in a 16-hour fundraiser called Rock For Chairs.
You can't go back home – or can you? There's something about old home sites that call out to us.
Walter Burns got his hair cut last Friday night. So his family, friends and neighbors threw a party. Really, all of America and most of the world had reason to celebrate. The veteran had sworn nine and a half years ago that he would not cut his hair until Osama bin Laden was caught or killed. Bin Laden claimed to have planned the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, ...
The Richmond Hill Recreation Association (RHRA) has implemented a new weather warning system to alert spectators, athletes and staff of lightning strikes in the area.
The home of John and Ramany Tzen on Egrets Way Lane in the Waterford subdivision was chosen by the Richmond Hill Garden Club as Yard of the Month for May.
Army National Guard Pfc. Michael Barker has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
Wendy Bolton, president of the foundation, said close to 200 people attended the Root Ball fundraiser Saturday at the Richmond Hilll City Center in J.F. Gregory Park, helping raise about $15,000 through ticket sales and silent and live auctions.
On the 60th year of its observance, National Day of Prayer was celebrated in Richmond Hill as a day to come together in spirituality, with a focus on praying for strength in difficult times.
Gladys Marks' rose garden won awarded the Beauty Spot for April by the Pembroke Garden Club. Not pictured are Mr. and Mrs. John Morris of Ellabell who received the club's honor of Yard of the Month for April.
Pat and Dan Collins of Richmond Hill announce the birth of their granddaughter, Camille Collins Bartelt. She was born April 26, 2011, at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta. Great-grandparents are Bill and Betty Hurst of Richmond Hill and the late Julia Hurst.
St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church in Richmond Hill is collecting items to deliver to the victims of the recent tornado outbreaks in Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi.
At the weekly Rotary meeting April 28 at the Richmond Hill City Center, members presented a $1,000 check to Autism Support Corner President Jeanette Orr, whose 8-year-old daughter, Angel Orr, was diagnosed with autism as a young child.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Elvis has left the list. Ending a run that started in 1955, Elvis did not make the list of 1,000 most popular baby names compiled by the Social Security Administration. The name never topped the charts, peaking at No. 312 in 1957 and making a slight comeback after Elvis Presley died in 1977. But The King's first name was in the top 1,000 for 55 straight years, something that cannot be said ...
The Bryan County 4-H program will host a rabies clinic from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at Lanier Primary School off Hwy. 280.
Stage Stores Inc., the parent company of Goody's, is raising funds for Toys for Tots through its "Bears that Care" plush-bears sale.
The Friends of the Richmond Hill Library during a recent meeting voted unanimously to donate $2,400 toward the purchase of books.
Nativity sets from around the world will be displayed from 1-4 p.m. Saturda at St. Philip's Episcopal Church, 302 E. Gen. Stewart Way in Hinesville. Admission is free.
Rotary Club of Richmond Hill recently presented its Junior Rotarian award for November to Richmond Hill High School student Sandeep Bethapudi. The Junior Rotarian award is given to RHHS students who have shown outstanding qualities.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and the Liberty Convention and Visitors Bureau will host the 17th annual Illuminated Christmas Parade at 6:30 tonight in downtown Hinesville. This year's theme, "A Red, White & Blue Christmas … A Salute to Our Troops," was chosen to highlight Fort Stewart having almost all 20,000 troops at home for the first time in more than a decade. The parade will begin on Central Avenue and continue onto Welborn ...
Santa Claus will visit from noon-4 p.m. Dec. 7 at PawParazzi, 11360 Ford Ave., for a photo fundraiser to support the Bryan County Bark Park.
It was in Georgia, on an evening in January, when Ellen parked her car in her uncle's driveway. She had just left Archie's dance studio. She took a deep breath, got out of her car, walked up the steps onto the front porch and knocked on the door. Her arms were tucked tightly.
Cynthia Gates began her position as executive director of the Tri-County Protective Agency in August and now is "getting acclimated" to the job.
Those who would like to brighten the holidays for service members on Fort Stewart are invited to sponsor or set up light displays.
The November meeting of the Richmond Hill Garden Club featured Barbara Minchey, who demonstrated setting up a worm-composting farm.
I'm not making light of Thanksgiving Day by suggesting we should be thankful for leftovers. To have enough is a feast. To have leftovers is a blessing of abundance, and that's what Thanksgiving is all about.
My favorite holiday is Thanksgiving, which might be considered strange as I obviously did not grow up with this tradition back in England.
The marshes at WaterWays Township are a perfect place to boat, fish and kayak in peace. It's no wonder the volunteers and coordinators of Coastal Georgia's Heroes on the Water Program decided to return to the area Saturday for the second time this year, offering service members the chance to fish, paddle and enjoy a day on the water.
The Pembroke Garden Club recently named its yard and beauty spot of the month for November.
A group of Richmond Hill High School Young Republicans volunteered Saturday night at the So Many Angels Ball in Savannah. The ball is an annual charity fundraiser that supports spinal muscular atrophy. The charity was formed in 1999 after Richmond Hill infant twins, Cassidy and Skylar Swanson, were diagnosed with the disease.