FORSYTH - Keep your hummingbird feeders filled and available this fall and winter. That's the recommendation of Georgia Wildlife Resources Division biologists, who know that some hummers spend winter in the state and benefit from the nourishment feeders offer.
SAVANNAH - Union Mission, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing and reducing homelessness throughout the greater Savannah area, invites local individuals and businesses to participate in its annual Holiday Hope and Happiness Campaign.
SAVANNAH - The Georgia Historical Society has announced it will be partnering with the Georgia Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Administration on a study of the Dixie Highway.
SAVANNAH - The Coastal Empire Council Boy Scouts of America has received a donation from Bass Pro Shop in the Savannah Mall during its fall "Friends of Scouting" campaign.
CHICAGO (AP) - Shots that protect against cervical cancer do not make girls promiscuous, according to the first study to compare medical records for vaccinated and unvaccinated girls.
The children and grandchildren of Gordon and Phyllis Hodges Holland wish them a happy 65th wedding anniversary. Gordon and Phyllis were married Oct. 25, 1947, and moved to Richmond Hill in 1956.
Local author Mark Taylor of Richmond Hill, center, with the Rev. Greg Gillespie, left, Jessica Copenhaver, Friddrich Sedlak, Sharla Taylor, Marcia Gillespie, Zach Gillespie and Ben Gillespie during a book-signing event for the "Is the American Dream a Farce?" on Sept. 29 at the Ice Cream Stop in Richmond Hill.
SAVANNAH - Pride Pools will host its second annual Big Green Egg Fest/Cook-off fundraiser from 11 a.m-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at 11 Gateway Blvd. S in the Savannah Festival Outlet Center.
The fifth annual Fort Stewart Drive-Thru Flu Clinic is scheduled for 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 24-25 in the SFC Paul R. Smith Army Education Center parking lot at 100 Knowledge Drive, just outside the post's main gate.
TYBEE ISLAND – For the fourth consecutive year, Tybee for the Holidays will offer plenty of family fun to brighten the holidays. Special holiday activities planned from Thanksgiving through New Year's make the holidays a good time to visit Tybee.
Ownership brings responsibility. Wild mustangs can fend for themselves, but making them saddle horses requires the owners to provide food, shelter, medical care and grooming. Wild wolves can take care of themselves quite nicely, thank you; but the domesticated dog depends upon us.
Lauren Berrett, center, recently was named Junior Rotarian of the Month by the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill. With her are Richmond Hill High School principal Helen Herndon, left, and Rotary Club President Brice Ladson. Berrett is an avid golfer with plans of becoming a dental hygienist.
It was pumpkin-picking time for many area residents Saturday when dozens of families made their way to J.F. Gregory Park for the Richmond Hill Garden Club's 13th annual Pumpkin Patch.
For many U.S. families, caring for aging parents goes beyond physical care.
NEW YORK - As many as 13,000 people received steroid shots suspected in a national meningitis outbreak, health officials said Monday. But it's not clear how many are in danger.
Guests at the Richmond Hill Historical Society's oyster roast Friday night made their way to Ford Plantation's 1930s oyster house via a sandy path lit by garden torches. Beneath a cold but clear sky, about 150 fundraiser attendees mingled amid live oaks, sampled the fare and awaited the premiere of the society's new documentary, "The Hidden History of Richmond Hill Georgia."
"Faith is believing when common sense tells you not to." That is one of the more famous lines from the 1947 film, "Miracle on 34TH Street."
The Richmond Hill Garden Club awarded its December Yard of the Month to Sandy and Austin Andersen, who live at 500 Greenwich in Richmond Heights subdivision.
Santa visited residents of Sterling Creek Plantation subdivision recently with the help of Bryan County Emergency Services. He rode a fire truck and stopped to hear what children wanted for Christmas.
Fort Morris State Historic Site hosted its annual Colonial Christmas festival on Dec. 6, giving visitors a taste of 18th century holiday traditions and seasonal entertainment.
The Richmond Hill High School Young Republicans club recently marked the holiday season with a party.
At the Dec. 11 meeting of the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill, nearly 90 guests from the senior centers in Richmond Hill and Pembroke were treated to a holiday meal and gifts from Rotarians."Our Rotary Club likes to reach out to the wider community as much as we can and it has become our tradition to host senior citizens from Bryan County every December," club President Lesley Francis said. "It is wonderful to be able to bring together the younger generation from Life Moves with our community's senior citizens, and the City Center produced a wonderfully seasonal menu ...
Midway Museum hosted its 55th annual Christmas Tea on Saturday to celebrate the holiday season and preserve Midway's Colonial history.
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Union soldier re-enactors breached Fort McAllister on Saturday to recreate a Civil War battle that happened 150 years ago when Confederate soldiers occupied the fort. The 1864 overtaking of the fort, four months before the war's end, famously is known for bringing Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman's "March to the Sea" to end.
Burning the midnight oil implies working overtime, long into the night, to get something done and ultimately to get ahead. But the belief that sacrificing a few hours of sleep for a few more hours of work will lead to higher achievement has been debunked by science.
Employees at Riceboro based SNF Floquip got into the competitive spirit of giving by collecting 331 toys for the Liberty County Toys4Tots program.
Last week, the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill awarded $500 to the United Way.
My husband grew up in a working-class neighborhood in Cincinnati, Ohio, in the 1960s. He tells me that he got his work ethic and determination from his dad, his politeness from his mom, his sense of right and wrong from "Leave it to Beaver" and "The Andy Griffith Show," and his sense of humor from "Petticoat Junction" and "The Beverley Hillbillies."
Organizers worked to raise awareness for Seabrook Village with Saturday's Sugar Cane Festival, which featured cane grinding and extraction, free hayrides and tours of the historic community.