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.
The Dolphin Project hosted a Dolphins and Desserts social May 19 featuring Kevin Carroll, the internationally renowned creator of the prosthetic tail for Winter the dolphin as featured in the movie "Dolphin Tale."
I just spent 10 days in England, and the whole country is decked out in Union Jacks, the flag of the British Isles, and "bunting," what the British call long streamers of small flags.
The Richmond Hill Exchange Club's 22nd annual Kids Fishing Derby is from 8 a.m.-noon Saturday at the Richmond Hill Fish Hatchery on Ford Avenue between the library and Kroger.
While Memorial Day is set aside to remember those who have died in service to our country, at least one soldier sees it as a call to ready ourselves to meet challenges of the future.
Mrs. William Hunter and her dog Abby show off the area of their yard that won the Hunters the Beauty Spot award for the month of May from the Pembroke Garden Club.
Congratulations to Bernard F. and Helen L. Johnson, married May 30, 1952, who celebrate 60 years of marriage today.
From hats adorned with beautiful flowers to the simple elegance of colored lace or tufted tulle, the ladies of the Richmond Hill Garden Club celebrated in style at their recent end-of-year luncheon at the Mighty 8th Air Force Museum.
American Legion Post 164 will host a Legion Youth Group Poker Run on Nov. 1 to help support local kids who use the Legion Post for events.
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill has launched a program to help support approximately 70 hungry children who attend our schools and rely on the Backpacks of Love program that they do not go hungry over the weekends and during school vacations.
The Living Well Coastal Workshop is a free, six-week program on self-managing of health conditions.
STATESBORO - In 2012, the PBS show Time Team America tracked the adventures of a Georgia Southern University archaeologist and students at Camp Lawton, a Civil War POW camp in Millen, as they uncovered buried secrets using the latest technology and decades of expertise.
Here's what the stars hold for you this week:
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.