SAINT SIMONS ISLAND - Headliners have been announced for the inaugural Saint Simons Food & Spirits Festival, which will be held Sept. 21-23 on Saint Simons Island.
American Legion Post 164 of Pembroke installed officers for the 2013 Legion year during its July 12 meeting. Shown here from left are: Past Commander Woody Turner, service officer; Ernie Mitchell, commander; James McKinney, senior vice commander; and Bill Anderson, junior vice commander. Also installed but not shown are: Past Commander Joe Lewis, chaplain; Richard Smith, sergeant at arms; Past Commander B.J. Clark, post adjutant and 1st District officer who performed the installation.
There have been four Jason Bourne films, but the recently released "The Bourne Legacy" is the first one that doesn't star Matt Damon.
The 14th annual Tybee Island Sea Kayak Races will be Sept. 15 at A-J's Dockside, 1315 Chatham Ave. on Tybee Island. The event will benefit the Tybee Island Marine Science Center.
Clare McDevitt, center, of Edinburgh, Scotland, gets a warm welcome recently from members of the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill, as well as three other coastal Georgia Rotary Clubs, as she arrived at the Savannah Airport for the clubs' Global Rotary Student Program. While here, McDevitt will study at Armstrong Atlantic State University this school year and enjoy Rotarian hospitality and support until May 2013.
SAVANNAH - Organizers of Savannah's second Rock 'n' Roll Marathon are seeking local bands to provide the event's live
Cameron Eason of Hinesville was shooting for the top at the 29th annual AMA Amateur National Motocross Championships, held July 29-Aug. 5 at Loretta Lynn's Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tenn.
Ten local folks smile for the camera during a cruise to Hawaii in late spring. They flew to San Diego, Calif., from Savannah and took the HAL Oosterdam, cruising to the Hawaiian Islands. They toured four of the islands, seeing such sites as Honolulu, Waikiki Beach, waterfalls and botanical gardens, and they attended a luau. Seated from left are Martha Harris and Gloria Carter; standing from left are Jo Ann Lanier, Joyce DuBois, Janet DuBois, Thomas Farlow, Diane Stewart, Pam Shuman, Kathy McCauley and Kathy Davis.
I got a call last week from a UGA entomologist looking for information on kudzu bug in Georgia's coastal counties.
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill was transported more than 8,000 miles to China during the group's weekly meeting Aug. 2 at the Richmond Hill City Center.
Rachel Kicklighter enjoys spending her Sunday afternoons in Savannah's Forsyth Park.
With 10 million gallons of fresh and salt water, the Georgia Aquarium is the largest aquarium in the world, according to the facility's website.
NEW YORK - Phone companies are losing the high-speed Internet game. In the second quarter, the landline phone industry lost broadband subscribers for the first time, as cable companies continued to pile on new household and small business customers, thanks to the higher speeds they offer in most areas.
Members of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will join the Geechee Gullah Ring Shouters to perform "Songs of the Georgia Sea Islands" at 7 p.m. Aug. 18 in the Archie B. Myers Sr. Fine Arts Center at the McIntosh Academy in Darien.
Richmond Hill resident Gene Brogden and his brother, Bill Brogden, smile from the Great Wall of China during a recent trip.
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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.
Participating Dairy Queen stores around th Coastal Empire will hold a Miracle Treat Day fundraiser Thursday.
Acclaimed photographer John Reed will present his End of Summer Nature Photography Workshop on Sept. 13-14 at Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge near Folkston.