SAINT SIMONS ISLAND - Headliners have been announced for the inaugural Saint Simons Food & Spirits Festival, which will be held Sept. 21-23 on Saint Simons Island.
American Legion Post 164 of Pembroke installed officers for the 2013 Legion year during its July 12 meeting. Shown here from left are: Past Commander Woody Turner, service officer; Ernie Mitchell, commander; James McKinney, senior vice commander; and Bill Anderson, junior vice commander. Also installed but not shown are: Past Commander Joe Lewis, chaplain; Richard Smith, sergeant at arms; Past Commander B.J. Clark, post adjutant and 1st District officer who performed the installation.
There have been four Jason Bourne films, but the recently released "The Bourne Legacy" is the first one that doesn't star Matt Damon.
The 14th annual Tybee Island Sea Kayak Races will be Sept. 15 at A-J's Dockside, 1315 Chatham Ave. on Tybee Island. The event will benefit the Tybee Island Marine Science Center.
Clare McDevitt, center, of Edinburgh, Scotland, gets a warm welcome recently from members of the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill, as well as three other coastal Georgia Rotary Clubs, as she arrived at the Savannah Airport for the clubs' Global Rotary Student Program. While here, McDevitt will study at Armstrong Atlantic State University this school year and enjoy Rotarian hospitality and support until May 2013.
SAVANNAH - Organizers of Savannah's second Rock 'n' Roll Marathon are seeking local bands to provide the event's live
Cameron Eason of Hinesville was shooting for the top at the 29th annual AMA Amateur National Motocross Championships, held July 29-Aug. 5 at Loretta Lynn's Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tenn.
Ten local folks smile for the camera during a cruise to Hawaii in late spring. They flew to San Diego, Calif., from Savannah and took the HAL Oosterdam, cruising to the Hawaiian Islands. They toured four of the islands, seeing such sites as Honolulu, Waikiki Beach, waterfalls and botanical gardens, and they attended a luau. Seated from left are Martha Harris and Gloria Carter; standing from left are Jo Ann Lanier, Joyce DuBois, Janet DuBois, Thomas Farlow, Diane Stewart, Pam Shuman, Kathy McCauley and Kathy Davis.
I got a call last week from a UGA entomologist looking for information on kudzu bug in Georgia's coastal counties.
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill was transported more than 8,000 miles to China during the group's weekly meeting Aug. 2 at the Richmond Hill City Center.
Rachel Kicklighter enjoys spending her Sunday afternoons in Savannah's Forsyth Park.
With 10 million gallons of fresh and salt water, the Georgia Aquarium is the largest aquarium in the world, according to the facility's website.
NEW YORK - Phone companies are losing the high-speed Internet game. In the second quarter, the landline phone industry lost broadband subscribers for the first time, as cable companies continued to pile on new household and small business customers, thanks to the higher speeds they offer in most areas.
Members of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will join the Geechee Gullah Ring Shouters to perform "Songs of the Georgia Sea Islands" at 7 p.m. Aug. 18 in the Archie B. Myers Sr. Fine Arts Center at the McIntosh Academy in Darien.
Richmond Hill resident Gene Brogden and his brother, Bill Brogden, smile from the Great Wall of China during a recent trip.
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.