Plans are under way for Hospice Savannah's second annual Summer Night event Saturday, June 11.
As we enter early summer, which is my favorite time of year, I once again am struck with the differences between the United States and jolly old England. Obviously it is around 20 degrees hotter here and flip-flops already are daily wear, but another big difference is the celebration of Mother's Day.
The Richmond Hill Historical Society will hold its regular meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday in the main building at Fort McAllister.
The Colony Bank branch on Ogeechee Road in Savannah, along with the community, showed support for the Matthew Freeman Project: Pens and Paper for Peace on Friday with a donation drive and cookout.
"Thank you, thank you for what you do, and have fun today," actor Gary Sinise said as he shook hands and posed for photographs with soldiers, spouses and their dependents Saturday for a meet-and-greet at Fort Stewart.
When wartime came to 1940s Georgia, rural life was turned on its ear for the residents of Taylors Creek and other small communities scattered throughout nearly 300,000 acres.
Magnolia Manor on the Coast Garden Group recently unveiled a picturesque flower garden that was developed through the support of resident volunteers alongside Jason Jones and others who contributed to a special fund.
The Pembroke Christian Church Men's Club hosted a military-themed breakfast meeting April 9. U.S. Army Chaplain Chris Rice from Fort Stewart and Pembroke United Methodist Minister Larry Sauls, a veteran, were the keynote speakers. Other veterans included two other local ministers: the Rev. Jim Sullivan and the Rev. Jim Correll.
Iris Sims, president of Beta Theta Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, attended the Psi State convention March 25-27 at Lake Blackshear.
You don't have to ask twice for volunteers to do something good for their community. And that was just the case recently when 85 percent of the registered members of Cub Scout Pack 141 showed up to help beautify Pembroke.
Pembroke resident and Gold Star Wife Patricia Barbee recently visited with Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo, the former commander of the 3rd Infantry Division on Fort Stewart. Barbee said she will miss Cucolo and his wife, Ginger, and welcomes the incoming commander, Maj. Gen. Robert "Abe" Abrams.
Army Reserve Spc. Tyler S. Dietz, a 2008 graduate of Richmond Hill High School, is returning to the United States after a deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Air Force Airman Devin T. Cothern graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Nothing says "happy Earth Day" quite like putting a few trees in the ground. And that's exactly what happened Friday when Richmond Hill city officials and the Coastal Bryan Tree Foundation came together to plant a live oak and five dogwoods on the City Center grounds.
With Easter egg hunts in both Richmond Hill and Pembroke last weekend, it was evident that Peter Cottontail passed through to visit boys and girls of Bryan County. There was even a few sightings.
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.
MIDWAY - Evangelist Mark Cartwright is being recognized for 39 years in country music. The singer/songwriter, who has called Midway home for 20 years, is being inducted into the Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame.
Brush Buddies, a Keller art group, claimed a multitude of honors at the Coastal Empire Fair, held Oct. 31-Nov. 10 in Savannah.
If my wife wasn't such a good cook, I'd be 50 pounds lighter. I'm not blaming her, though.
Twelve area churches will serve as drop-off points during the national collection week for Operation Christmas Child shoe-box gifts from Nov. 18-25.
Evangelist Mark Cartwright is being recognized for 39 years in country music. The singer/songwriter, who has called Midway home for 20 years, is being inducted into the Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame.