If I had a dollar for every time an American said to me, "I love your accent," my shoe and kitchen appliance shopping funds (two of my major weaknesses) would be incredibly healthy.
CLAXTON - In its 45th year, the festival formerly known as the Claxton Rattlesnake Roundup is undergoing something of a midlife transformation.
We all know what a cellphone is and the possible health effects of the frequencies involved over a long period, but do we appreciate the benefits and realize what made it all possible?
The YMCA of Coastal Georgia is launching Priceless Gifts, its' annual community support campaign.
Active-duty and retired soldiers, along with family members of all ages, filled every table at Club Stewart's main ballroom Saturday evening for the fourth annual Wildlife Gala and Venison Cook-off to learn about hunting and fishing opportunities on the largest military installation east of the Mississippi River.
Margaret G. Martin, who was born Jan. 5, 1919, recently celebrated her 93rd birthday with family with a meal at Captain Joe's Seafood in Midway.
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill presented its first monthly Junior Rotarian awards of the year Jan. 12 to two Richmond Hill High School graduates who came back to teach at the school.
Cheers could be heard in the Richmond Hill City Center on Thursday evening when dozens people gathered to help kick off this year's sports-themed Relay For Life in Bryan County.
Visit Richmond Hill, also known as the Richmond Hill Convention and Visitors Bureau, has released a video designed to educate and promote the city as "the secret" in Savannah's backyard to potential visitors and residents.
Area Gold Star Wives of all eras will have the opportunity to meet and socialize for the first time in the area Friday when ladies - and gentlemen - will gather at the Georgia National Guard Armory in Savannah.
Many have heard of or have visited Savannah, but Richmond Hill has to be discovered.
Local author and historian Buddy Sullivan kicked off the Richmond Hill Historical Society's 2012 lecture series Thursday evening at the Richmond Hill Museum with a talk on "Spanish Settlements in Coastal Georgia from 1526 to 1742."
As we all think about budgeting for the year ahead and the money spent over the holidays, the issue of cash is on many of our minds. You may not be aware of the potential confusion and differing attitudes faced by those of us not born in the U.S. when it comes to handling money here.
While many people have begun to reduce, reuse and recycle in efforts to "go green," residents in Bryan County now have the opportunity to recycle and reuse a sometimes overlooked item.
Pembroke Police Chief Mark Crowe and Ashley Tyson perform as the special guests Dec. 8 at the Pembroke Garden Club's Christmas luncheon. Club members enjoyed the Christmas carols and singing and thank Crowe and Tyson for sharing their voices.
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.
EDITOR'S NOTE: DVDs reviewed in this column will be available in stores the week of Aug. 18.
SAVANNAH - To ensure cancer patients get to treatments, the American Cancer Society provides free rides through its Road To Recovery program.
Participating Dairy Queen stores around th Coastal Empire will hold a Miracle Treat Day fundraiser Thursday.
Acclaimed photographer John Reed will present his End of Summer Nature Photography Workshop on Sept. 13-14 at Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge near Folkston.
On the surface, "Guardians of the Galaxy," now in theaters, seems like a parody of the Marvel movie universe, but it actually succeeds as a stand-alone effort. For most of its running time, it's at once smart, hilarious, visually spectacular and has heart.
Family Promise of Bryan County is holding a Bedspread Derby Race on Nov. 1 at First Baptist Church of Richmond Hill.