As a kickoff to Georgia Cities Week, city officials presented flowers, a gift and a proclamation to Pembroke's eldest citizen, Roxie Williams, 101.
The NAACP Bryan County Branch recently made a presentation to Sarah Dixon who is relocating to the Atlanta area after retiring from the Internal Revenue Service.
I have just returned from a visit to the land of my birth to see family and friends and discovered that the whole country is in a frenzy of excitement and anticipation about the wedding of Prince William (who is second in line to the British throne after his father, Prince Charles) and Kate Middleton. Their wedding will take place next week in London.
Owen Petrey gets some help from his dad, Joe Petrey, as he baits his hook with a worm Saturday during the fishing derby in J.F. Gregory Park.
Dennis Barnard is carrying a cross during Holy week and the week after Easter and walking from Glennville to Brunswick and back, by way of Claxton, Blitchton, Pooler, Richmond Hill and Ludowici.
The Richmond Hill Lions Club is sponsoring Sarah Elizabeth Rash, 8, of Ellabell in the Georgia Lions' Camp for the Blind summer program from June 13-18.
The ASPCA has announced that 95 shelters across the country, including the Humane Society of Greater Savannah, have been selected to compete in the qualifying heat of the 2011 ASPCA $100K Challenge.
The catfish did their part Friday when students from the Bethesda Home for Boys visited The Ford Plantation.
FORT SUMTER NATIONAL MONUMENT, S.C. (AP) - Somber period music, flickering candlelight and thudding cannons around Charleston Harbor ushered in the nation's observance of the nation's bloodiest conflict this morning.
Pembroke Garden Club met March 17 at the Pembroke Community Center.
Georgia Operation: Military Kids will offer camping opportunities this summer for military youth. More than 150 military children took advantage of three camps last summer.
Sons and daughters everywhere celebrate their mothers every spring on Mother's Day. In recent years, however, the holiday has evolved from a day to honor mothers to one that recognizes all special women. So if there is a woman in your life who isn't a biological mother - but is special nonetheless - Mother's Day, which is less than a month away, is a great time to tell her how much she is appreciated.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The National Archives and Ancestry.com published newly digitized Civil War records online for the first time Wednesday, allowing users to trace family links to the war between North and South.
Shoppers bought Gerber daisies in bloom, homemade wooden birdhouses, colorful stone necklaces and a few fresh vegetables.
Cancer survivors, caregivers, family members and supporters convened on J.F. Gregory Park on Friday night for Relay For Life of Richmond Hill and helped raise more than $42,000 to fight the battle against cancer.
Christmas dinner at Fort King George will be at 7 p.m. Dec. 14 at 302 McIntosh Road in Darien.
The Richmond Hill Garden Club's G-Team recently spent a day of refreshing the landscaping at the Richmond Hill Public Library. They weeded, trimmed shrubs, added mulch and planted pansies in the pots at the entrance. Maintaining the library's landscaping is one of the garden club's ongoing projects.
The Disabled Veterans of America, Chapter 46 marked the 72nd anniversary of the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor with a remembrance ceremony Saturday morning at the American Legion, Post 168.
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.