Nancy Frye, left, Michele Meacham, Amanda Styer and Dana Brown gather recently to discuss plans for the coming Richmond Hill Chili Cook-off and Christmas Parade and set for Dec. 3 and 4, respectively. They, along with Roberta Bennett, Butch Broome, Harvey Lashley and Jessica Means, make up the planning committee for the holiday events and have been working on this year's festivities since October.
Army Reserve Pfc. Nicholas B. Longphre has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.
The cities of Pembroke and Richmond Hill will be doing their part to make the holiday season special for residents of Georgia's hospitals by serving persons with developmental disabilities and behavioral health needs through the Mayors' Christmas Motorcade.
There was a steady stream of traffic as folks came out to Riceboro Saturday to celebrate the Gullah/ Geechee Culture and the city of Riceboro's signature event – the 2010 Ricefest.
On Sept. 30, five employees of the Fort Stewart Network Enterprise Center marched into retirement.
It was sunny and breezy Veterans Day on Thursday, and Lisa Freeman said she could not have asked for a better day to hold the inaugural 5K run/walk in memory of her son.
On Oct. 29, Court Appointed Special Advocate volunteers from Liberty, Long, Bryan, McIntosh, Evans and Tattnall counties assembled in Hinesville for training on the Court Process Reporting System, a statewide database. The training, held at The Coastal Bank, was conducted by George Li of the Supreme Court of Georgia Committee on Justice for Children.
Members of Boy Scout Troop 357 and Cub Scout Pack 357 honor Veterans Day on Saturday by placing new flags in the park in downtown Pembroke during the annual flag ceremony. American Legion Auxiliary No. 164 dedicated the new flags in memory of Melvin L. Spier, who served in the U.S. Coast Guard. Richmond Hill will honor veterans with its annual Veterans Day ceremony at 11 a.m. Thursday in J.F. Gregory Park.
Bryan Neck Presbyterian Church commemorated its 125th anniversary on Sunday with a building rededication ceremony and reception open to the community.
Harold Bacon has lived his 76 years in North Bryan and has spent nearly all of that time doing something for others.
Joshua K. Marion graduated recently from the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps Leader Development and Assessment Course, also known as "Operation Warrior Forge," at Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Wash.
The Richmond Hill garden Club recently named 210 Fair View Drive in Richmond Hill Yard of the Month for November. Homeowners Gina and Phil Jablonski, who moved to Bryan County from Ohio in May, are responsible for the hard work on the yard. Gina said she loves the knock out roses because they provide beautiful color for the long growing season in Georgia.
On Thursday, most of the folks at Richmond Hill City Hall will take a break to honor service members of past and present in the city's annual Veterans Day ceremony.
The Pembroke Garden Club had a fall-themed monthly meeting on Oct. 21. The guest speaker was Don Gardner, the extension agent for Bryan County
Jack-o-lanterns lit up the night during the North Bryan Chamber of Commerce's pumpkin carving contest last week.
Kroger stores throughout the Atlanta division are raising funds for the American Red Cross, which is supporting those affected by the tornadoes that hit Oklahoma on Monday.
In ancient times, before "inventive spelling," young minds were required to learn phonics and spelling rules. We even had word lists on which we were tested weekly - words we not only had to spell correctly but define and use properly in a sentence.
The Exchange Club of Richmond Hill is planning a World War II Remembrance Program on May 22. The guest speaker will be Paul Grassey, a B-24 pilot with the 8th Air Force; having flown 13 combat missions during the war.
The recently signed Rural Tourism Protection Act helps Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites meet budget challenges and aids communities dependent on the tourism provided by the state's parks, historic sites or outdoor recreation areas within their communities, according to state Rep. Debbie Buckner, D-Junction City, who wrote the bill.
The Pembroke Garden Club recently completed a beautification project at the Pembroke Library. The club thanked Ernest Hamilton from the Honey Wagon Company for donating the pine straw.
I have drooled while watching The Food Network's Bobby Flay and others cook a piece of beef called a tri-tip. Now that I've cooked and eaten one, I know why I was drooling.
Last week, I enjoyed an evening at the Civic Center when the Cirque du Soleil made its first visit to Savannah.
McIntosh County historian Buddy Sullivan will give two free lectures on key periods in the county in Darien.
Applications are being accepted for the 2014 Miss Georgia South Pageant on July 13 in Adel.
When told the Americans were hopelessly surrounded at Bastogne, Belgium, and ordered to surrender on Dec. 22, 1944, the 101st Airborne Division's acting commanding general, Brig. Gen. Anthony McAuliffe responded iconically to the German commander by saying, "Nuts!"
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