The family of Evan Nelms, the 5-year-old Richmond Hill resident battling acute myeloid leukemia, is encouring people to register as bone marrow donors this week.
It seems it has been so long since we received any steady, sustained amount of rain that folks have forgotten what soon follows on its heels. Yes, we are seeing mushrooms ornamenting our lawns, gardens and woods. The fungi need water just like all other life forms to complete their life cycles.
Are you looking for a different sort of fishing trip where the scenery is spectacular, the boat traffic is minimal and the action is hot? You can't do much better than a trip down the Satilla River in South Georgia going after redbreasts, otherwise known as "red bellies" to the locals. The Satilla is your best chance in the southeastern United States to catch a red breast over a pound.
Music and decorations from the 1950s filled the Richmond Hill City Center on Thursday when Bryan County Family Connection hosted its annual appreciation luncheon to recognize those who help the organization.
Breast cancer and abdominal surgery patients at Memorial University Medical Center will soon receive a little handmade love in the form of comfort pillows thanks to a group of Richmond Hill ladies.
The raindrops in the local area now have a new place to fall and to be used to improve the gardens of homes across Bryan County, thanks to the rain barrel workshop held recently in Richmond Hill.
Richmond Hill residents Mike Braver, left, Jeff Humphrys and Joe Florenza took a copy of the Bryan County News along for the ride May 27, when they made the trip to Washington, D.C., for the 25th anniversary of "Rolling Thunder," a POW/MIA awareness protest/parade in which hundreds of thousands of motorcycles head out of the Pentagon parking lot to circle the city.
I have a love of islands, maybe because I am from the British Isles, or maybe because I enjoy the feeling of escape that going to an island offers.
Richmond Hill has again been formally recognized by a national nonprofit as a Playful City USA community.
Mr. and Mrs. Mike Murphy stand before the yard of their Black Creek home that was awarded Yard of the Month for May by the Pembroke Garden Club.
Rick and Carla Howard stand in the yard of their Richmond Hill home that was recently awarded Yard of the Month for June by the Richmond Hill Garden Club. The yard is beautified with well-trimmed shrubs, blooming perennials and well-placed mahonias and gardenias. Carla Howard gives credit for the maintenance to her husband, Rick. The couple also received a gift certificate to Tim and Dave's Nursery in Richmond Hill.
Sportsmen who hold recreation, hunting or fishing permits for Fort Stewart or Hunter Army Airfield can renew them online at webtrac.mwr.army.mil/sites/ga.html.
They say if you teach a man to fish, he'll eat for life. If the same holds true for children, more than 300 youngsters from Bryan County should never have to worry about going hungry.
At the last meeting of the year recently, the Friends of the Library were surprised and delighted by the library board with a plaque dedicating the conference room to the Friends of the Library.
BRUNSWICK - If you're getting ready for a summer vacation on Georgia's coast, remember that your family won't be the only ones enjoying the beach.
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.
On the surface, "Guardians of the Galaxy," now in theaters, seems like a parody of the Marvel movie universe, but it actually succeeds as a stand-alone effort. For most of its running time, it's at once smart, hilarious, visually spectacular and has heart.
Family Promise of Bryan County is holding a Bedspread Derby Race on Nov. 1 at First Baptist Church of Richmond Hill.