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.
Santa Claus will visit from noon-4 p.m. Dec. 7 at PawParazzi, 11360 Ford Ave., for a photo fundraiser to support the Bryan County Bark Park.
It was in Georgia, on an evening in January, when Ellen parked her car in her uncle's driveway. She had just left Archie's dance studio. She took a deep breath, got out of her car, walked up the steps onto the front porch and knocked on the door. Her arms were tucked tightly.
Cynthia Gates began her position as executive director of the Tri-County Protective Agency in August and now is "getting acclimated" to the job.
Those who would like to brighten the holidays for service members on Fort Stewart are invited to sponsor or set up light displays.
The November meeting of the Richmond Hill Garden Club featured Barbara Minchey, who demonstrated setting up a worm-composting farm.
I'm not making light of Thanksgiving Day by suggesting we should be thankful for leftovers. To have enough is a feast. To have leftovers is a blessing of abundance, and that's what Thanksgiving is all about.
My favorite holiday is Thanksgiving, which might be considered strange as I obviously did not grow up with this tradition back in England.
The marshes at WaterWays Township are a perfect place to boat, fish and kayak in peace. It's no wonder the volunteers and coordinators of Coastal Georgia's Heroes on the Water Program decided to return to the area Saturday for the second time this year, offering service members the chance to fish, paddle and enjoy a day on the water.
The Pembroke Garden Club recently named its yard and beauty spot of the month for November.
A group of Richmond Hill High School Young Republicans volunteered Saturday night at the So Many Angels Ball in Savannah. The ball is an annual charity fundraiser that supports spinal muscular atrophy. The charity was formed in 1999 after Richmond Hill infant twins, Cassidy and Skylar Swanson, were diagnosed with the disease.
MIDWAY - Evangelist Mark Cartwright is being recognized for 39 years in country music. The singer/songwriter, who has called Midway home for 20 years, is being inducted into the Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame.
Brush Buddies, a Keller art group, claimed a multitude of honors at the Coastal Empire Fair, held Oct. 31-Nov. 10 in Savannah.
If my wife wasn't such a good cook, I'd be 50 pounds lighter. I'm not blaming her, though.
Twelve area churches will serve as drop-off points during the national collection week for Operation Christmas Child shoe-box gifts from Nov. 18-25.
Evangelist Mark Cartwright is being recognized for 39 years in country music. The singer/songwriter, who has called Midway home for 20 years, is being inducted into the Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame.