The Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Cemetery Council has scheduled the installation's fall cemetery and historical site visit for Wednesday, Nov. 17. The public is invited to come along.
The steady and rhythmic "heartbeat" of Mother Earth sounded loud and clear as Voice in the Wind dancers demonstrated traditional styles of Native American dance Tuesday at Fort Stewart's Marne Garden. The presentation was made in honor of National American Indian Heritage Month.
Richmond Hill residents and employees celebrated Think Pink Day on Friday by donning pink attire for breast cancer awareness.
Bryan County Elementary School participated in the first ever McTeacher's Night in conjunction with the McDonald's in Pembroke.
The Pembroke Garden Club recently named their Beauty spot and lawn of the month for October,
Every year, under the leadership of Col. Paul Cordts, MEDDAC Hospital Commander, Brigitte Shanken, director of volunteer services at Winn Army Community Hospital, spearheads community enhancement projects for hospital volunteers to visit nursing homes in adjacent counties.
An inscription at the top of the glossy, black Vietnam Veterans Memorial partially relays the stories of countless men and women who can't tell their own:
Pembroke Garden Club members Reta Willoughby, center, Diane Stewart and Jean Faught stand with Oleander District Director Winette Almon, left, and Garden Club of Georgia President Betty Grimes in front of the wreath given during a remembrance ceremony at the Oct. 12 Oleander District meeting in Savannah. Jasper "Dick" Willoughby and Miriam Bush were among those recognized at the ceremony.
The Savannah Militia Camp No. 1657 will hold a dedication ceremony of a memorial marker for Confederate soldier Elias L. Lastinger at 11 a.m., Nov. 6 at Lower Black Creek Cemetery in North Bryan.
Earlier this month, Jim Bunn had a dilemma. The co-founder and volunteer of the Matthew Freeman Project: Pens & Paper for Peace had to find a way to move 1.5 tons of school supplies from Gulfport, Miss., to Camp Atterbury Base in Edinburgh, Ind., where the PRT Nuristan Mountaineers were stationed. Students of the Gulfport High School recently collected the supplies, and the Mountaineers had agreed to distribute the supplies in Afghanistan during an impending ...
Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., recently presented a U.S. flag that had been flown over the Capitol to the Long County Library.
SAVANNAH - On Sept. 23, Savannah/Chatham Court Appointed Special Advocates, Inc. welcomed 13 new CASA volunteers to its ranks of serving in the best interests of children. The volunteers were joined by CASA staff, board of directors and family, and Juvenile Court Judge John Beam Jr. presided over the ceremony.
Well-known Riceboro resident Henry L. Relaford, 90, served his country when called, despite the fact America and the military were segregated in the 1940s.
Navy Seaman Recruit Dennis A. Blair II, son of Angela K. Bell of Richmond Hill and Dennis A. Blair, of Franklin, Va., recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
Tiger Scouts from Pack 400 Den 5 visited the Richmond Hill Historical Society Museum after learning about the city's history and earning their first rank advance on Sept. 25.
The sugar rush can't come soon enough for Richmond Hill sweets factory, All Things Chocolate and More.
I was in a pretty good mood leaving home one hot summer morning. When I arrived at the intersection on Ford Avenue at Highway 17, I sat waiting about 10 cars back, looking up the line, hoping sometime soon to make a right turn.
The Georgia Department of Public Health is offering a free four-week supply of Nicotine Replacement Therapy.
Christmas dinner at Fort King George will be at 7 p.m. Dec. 14 at 302 McIntosh Road in Darien.
The Richmond Hill Garden Club's G-Team recently spent a day of refreshing the landscaping at the Richmond Hill Public Library. They weeded, trimmed shrubs, added mulch and planted pansies in the pots at the entrance. Maintaining the library's landscaping is one of the garden club's ongoing projects.
The Disabled Veterans of America, Chapter 46 marked the 72nd anniversary of the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor with a remembrance ceremony Saturday morning at the American Legion, Post 168.
Stage Stores Inc., the parent company of Goody's, is raising funds for Toys for Tots through its "Bears that Care" plush-bears sale.
The Friends of the Richmond Hill Library during a recent meeting voted unanimously to donate $2,400 toward the purchase of books.
Nativity sets from around the world will be displayed from 1-4 p.m. Saturda at St. Philip's Episcopal Church, 302 E. Gen. Stewart Way in Hinesville. Admission is free.
Rotary Club of Richmond Hill recently presented its Junior Rotarian award for November to Richmond Hill High School student Sandeep Bethapudi. The Junior Rotarian award is given to RHHS students who have shown outstanding qualities.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and the Liberty Convention and Visitors Bureau will host the 17th annual Illuminated Christmas Parade at 6:30 tonight in downtown Hinesville. This year's theme, "A Red, White & Blue Christmas … A Salute to Our Troops," was chosen to highlight Fort Stewart having almost all 20,000 troops at home for the first time in more than a decade. The parade will begin on Central Avenue and continue onto Welborn ...
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.