I met a Looper!
We are just to the calendar date when our turf fertilization usually starts, and the turf disease year already is off to a new and rousing start.
The Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) is searching for Georgians who turn 100 or older in 2012. On their birthdays, DHS' Division of Aging Services will honor these centenarians with a certificate of recognition and a thank you for their contributions to Georgia's families and communities.
The 2012 U.S. Army Soldier Show, a high-energy, fast-paced 90-minute song-and-dance production featuring a cast and crew made up entirely of active duty soldiers, is coming to Fort Stewart on May 8.
Did you know that Monday, April 23 - or 23 April as we say in England - is St. George's Day?
At its first meeting in April at the Richmond Hill City Center, the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill presented its monthly junior rotarian award to Dominique Brown, a student at Richmond Hill High School.
Boy Scout Troop 400 recently awarded Scouting's highest honor to brothers Andrew, Nathan and Philip Martinez of Richmond Hill.
More than 600 volunteers for Winn Army Community Hospital and Fort Stewart's Medical and Dental Activity Command were honored for their dedication and personal sacrifice Monday during an award ceremony at the hospital's Patriot Room.
I'm not sure if I know what it means in today's terms, but I knew what it did mean yesterday.
I recently returned from a wonderful weekend in Atlanta, staying with Sarah, my closest friend from college days who is also British and, by great good fortune, now works in Georgia. Our tradition when I visit is to indulge in some serious retail therapy and spend a few glorious hours in the Atlanta stores.
CHARLESTON, S.C. - The Internet's virtual art gallery has a more Southern flavor now that art museums in South Carolina and Georgia have joined the Google Art Project.
It has been impossible to ignore the recent 100th anniversary celebrations of the founding of the Girl Scouts of the USA by Juliettte Gordon Low in Savannah on March 12, 1912. Today's largest organization in the world for girls - with more than 3 million members across the nation - began as a single troop of 18 girls in beautiful coastal Georgia.
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill welcomed Rabbi Darryl P. Crystal to the Richmond Hill City Center to hear a presentation on the role of transitional clergy, hosted by founder member and Past-President Dick Kent. The rabbi will be with the congregation Mickve Israel in Savannah until the end of June when he will be moving on to help another congregation in transition.
Sean Michael Hardy of Richmond Hill has earned the Eagle Scout award, which is the highest advancement award provided by the Boy Scouts of America.
Den 5 of Pack 400 Cub Scouts had a class on shooting rockets on March 27 at J F Gregory Park. More than 20 scouts participated. Den leader Blanca Lozada held a class on safety instructions. Parents prepared the rockets for lift off. James Brown, the pack's activities director, provided several launching pads as well as some very unique rockets he had built. Despite nearly 50 launches, all but five rockets were retrieved. The event was followed by snacks provided by Tammy Song and an egg race back in the park.
HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD - When Pfc. Paul Ieti, 21, was in Afghanistan, he and a friend made a video of him singing "Stay" by Rihanna. And like a million young dreamers before, they posted it on YouTube.
The Bryan County Bark Park will have a patriotic themed July bring your own dog Yappy Hour and fancy dress competition for Wednesday.
DELAWARE, Ohio - Nola Johnson of Midway graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University on May 11 with a Bachelor of Arts degree.
With all the changes that have been happening around Timber Trail there is probably one that may have gone unnoticed by many.
Amazingly, this is my 100th English Rose in Georgia column for the Bryan County News, and as long as they keep printing it and you keep reading it, I will carry on writing it! For a bit of fun I thought I would share a few of quirky facts and musings about numbers and the number 100 - on both sides of the pond.
Note The following is from Family Promise member Aviva Goelman Rice.:
Are you looking for a way to burn more calories in a small amount of time? Many of us have busy schedules therefore making it impossible to get an hour workout in at the gym. High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) offers a fantastic alternative. You can cut down your hour to a mere 20 minutes and still burn hundreds of calories while shedding fat and building muscle.
Armstrong State University officially rolled out its new name Tuesday, offering free Leopold's ice cream in Compass Plaza to students, faculty and staff to celebrate the name change.
The American Red Cross asks blood and platelet donors to help prevent a summer shortage by making an appointment to roll up a sleeve around the Independence Day holiday.
A Guyton woman wasn't able to attend a fundraiser held on her behalf Saturday, but the attendance reflected how many people are thinking about her.
The Richmond Hill Lions Club held its 51st annual installation of officers ceremony Thursday, June 26, at the Wetland Center in JF Gregory Park.
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