Last week I celebrated another 40-something birthday and I have to say that my family and friends made it very special. It was not a "biggie" ending in a "0," but I no longer fret about such things - a clear diagnosis from a health scare earlier this year has led to an improved attitude on my part to the whole aging process.
Richmond Hill Mayor City Council recognized winners of the 2014 Georgia Cities Week art and essay contest during the May 8 council meeting.
Computer geeks have their own language. It's interesting to me that so many words in geek language are food-related, like microchips, bits, bytes and, especially, spam.
In response to customer requests to expand its book sale, the Friends of the Richmond Hill Library is starting the "In-the-Bookroom" Sale. The first will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the library on Ford Avenue.
The recently announced sale of its parent company will not affect a Screven County textile company's compliance with permit and testing mandates.
They call it the "Voodoo Chair."
With a vote Tuesday, Bulloch County Schools Superintendent Charles Wilson and the Board of Education have effectively let Dr. Marty Waters go from his job as principal of Statesboro High School. The board's decision was not unanimous.
The fabled Georgia writer Sidney Lanier described Georgia covered from "Rabun Gap to Tybee Light." Jack Kingston is now more than familiar with what Lanier had in mind.
Several bands from Richmond Hill Middle School and Richmond Hill High School will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the amphitheather in J.F. Gregory Park.
It is hard to believe that next month will be the fifth anniversary of my relocation to the U.S.
SAVANNAH - Hospice Savannah will celebrate its 35th year of serving the community by hosting a Summer Nights fundraising party during its birthday month of June.
ATLANTA - Former Bryan County Chairman Carlton Gill recently was recognized by ACCG, Georgia's county association, at the group's 2014 conference and centennial celebration in Savannah/Chatham County.
Boy Scout Troop 141 from Pembroke and Troop 295 from Guyton participated in a two-county cleanup April 26.
A little smoke flavor can make an old shoe taste good.
(Note: The following is the first of a series of articles from the Canyon Ranch Institute dedicated to showing people how to live healthier and encouraging folks to take small steps to adjust their lifestyle.)
The Living Well Coastal Workshop is a free, six-week program on self-managing of health conditions.
STATESBORO - In 2012, the PBS show Time Team America tracked the adventures of a Georgia Southern University archaeologist and students at Camp Lawton, a Civil War POW camp in Millen, as they uncovered buried secrets using the latest technology and decades of expertise.
Here's what the stars hold for you this week:
A fleet of model planes took to the skies last weekend at Savannah's Staff Sgt. Anthony Davis Memorial RC Model Airfield to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project.
Small jars and bottles fill the cabinet above our stove, while larger jars and bottles line the inside door of our refrigerator. These condiments are necessary nuisances when it comes to spicing up or seasoning the foods we enjoy.
The Bryan County Bark Park announces a Yappy Hour celebration of National Dog Day at Fish Tales Restaurant on Tuesday Aug. 26 when the opening date of the community's dog park will be announced.
The Pembroke Recreation Department is showing free movies to residents on Movies in the Park night through December in DuBois Square.
Bryan County Emergency Services has announced the inaugural Citizens Emergency Services Academy will run from 7-10 p.m. for eight consecutive Thursdays beginning Sept. 11 and concluding Oct. 30.
Pembroke City Clerk Betty Hill was surprised at Pembroke's recent city council meeting with a gift from Mayor Mary Warnell in recognition of Hill's 20 years as city clerk.
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has soaked the nation from head to toe in water that is too cold to drink.
SAVANNAH - To ensure cancer patients get to those much-needed treatments, the American Cancer Society provides free rides through its Road To Recovery program.
The Suites at Station Exchange invites the public to enjoy a train-themed event and hear a special announcement to celebrate National Senior Citizen's Day from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21 at 3205 TSX Grand Central in Richmond Hill.
The Bryan County News is looking to beef up its print and online community calendars.
EDITOR'S NOTE: DVDs reviewed in this column will be available in stores the week of Aug. 18.
SAVANNAH - To ensure cancer patients get to treatments, the American Cancer Society provides free rides through its Road To Recovery program.