A quick swab of the cheek.
Next week will see a commemoration of that day 236 years ago when America became an independent nation.
It's that time of year when we think about the whereabouts of that new flashlight that we bought right before the last hurricane.
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill recently presented its monthly Junior Rotarian award to Wildcats football standout Canon Rooker.
The family of Evan Nelms, the 5-year-old Richmond Hill resident battling acute myeloid leukemia, is encouring people to register as bone marrow donors this week.
It seems it has been so long since we received any steady, sustained amount of rain that folks have forgotten what soon follows on its heels. Yes, we are seeing mushrooms ornamenting our lawns, gardens and woods. The fungi need water just like all other life forms to complete their life cycles.
Are you looking for a different sort of fishing trip where the scenery is spectacular, the boat traffic is minimal and the action is hot? You can't do much better than a trip down the Satilla River in South Georgia going after redbreasts, otherwise known as "red bellies" to the locals. The Satilla is your best chance in the southeastern United States to catch a red breast over a pound.
Music and decorations from the 1950s filled the Richmond Hill City Center on Thursday when Bryan County Family Connection hosted its annual appreciation luncheon to recognize those who help the organization.
Breast cancer and abdominal surgery patients at Memorial University Medical Center will soon receive a little handmade love in the form of comfort pillows thanks to a group of Richmond Hill ladies.
The raindrops in the local area now have a new place to fall and to be used to improve the gardens of homes across Bryan County, thanks to the rain barrel workshop held recently in Richmond Hill.
Richmond Hill residents Mike Braver, left, Jeff Humphrys and Joe Florenza took a copy of the Bryan County News along for the ride May 27, when they made the trip to Washington, D.C., for the 25th anniversary of "Rolling Thunder," a POW/MIA awareness protest/parade in which hundreds of thousands of motorcycles head out of the Pentagon parking lot to circle the city.
I have a love of islands, maybe because I am from the British Isles, or maybe because I enjoy the feeling of escape that going to an island offers.
Richmond Hill has again been formally recognized by a national nonprofit as a Playful City USA community.
Mr. and Mrs. Mike Murphy stand before the yard of their Black Creek home that was awarded Yard of the Month for May by the Pembroke Garden Club.
Rick and Carla Howard stand in the yard of their Richmond Hill home that was recently awarded Yard of the Month for June by the Richmond Hill Garden Club. The yard is beautified with well-trimmed shrubs, blooming perennials and well-placed mahonias and gardenias. Carla Howard gives credit for the maintenance to her husband, Rick. The couple also received a gift certificate to Tim and Dave's Nursery in Richmond Hill.
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.