As the kids go back to school in Coastal Georgia this month, it still strikes me – even though this is my third summer living here – as peculiar that the school year begins now during the heat of summer when most of Europe is at the beach.
The free concert Friday in J.F. Gregory Park, sponsored by the Fort McAllister Sport Fishing Club, Southern Eagle Distributing and the city of Richmond Hill, followed an appreciation dinner for soldiers from the Warrior Transition Unit at Fort Stewart and helped kick off the Wounded Warrior Fishing Rodeo, which is set for Aug. 20. Interested boat captains can volunteer their time, fuel and expertise by calling 856-2727.
Can food help protect your skin? You bet it can.
Students of Dasher's Piano Studio, Elizabeth Van Hoy and Savannah Music Teachers Association recently performed at Memorial University Health Center in Savannah to raise funds for the local Ronald McDonald House.
Venturing is one of the fastest growing Boy Scouts of America programs today, here in the local area as well as across the country. Young men and women learn leadership skills while engaging in challenging outdoor activities and community service.
More than $1,000 was raised Saturday at a benefit concert to help the family of the 9-year-old Richmond Hill boy, Dylan Moore, who is battling leukemia.
Navy Airman Meosha L. Brunson, daughter of Darlene Brunson of Pembroke, alongside around 5,500 sailors attached to USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77), recently departed Naples, Italy.
The Bryan County 4-H Goat Team traveled July 9 to Statesboro to compete in the Bulloch County Purina Meals Goat Jackpot Show.
Every person we meet has the potential to impact our lives – though none more so than a wounded warrior.
I just returned from a trip to see family and friends in the land of my birth. Because I had not been back to England for a while, it struck me afresh how, as the great British politician Winston Churchill famously said, our two nations are "divided by a common language."
James Jeffers, left, and Alexander Hollowell, both of Boy Scouts Troop 400 in Richmond Hill, were honored for making the rank of Eagle Scout by the Richmond Hill City Council during its regular meeting.
Last year's Elegance in the Park Bridal Show at Richmond Hill City Center was a success, according to event organizers, and the second annual show is set for noon-4 p.m. Aug. 28 at the City Center.
The Liberty County Health Department's new Women, Infants and Children clinic on Fort Stewart will have an open house from 1-4 p.m. Thursday, and military families are welcome to attend.
Hinesville resident Bill Mitchell recently returned from Trondheim, Norway, as a world champion. He won top honors in the freestyle-sideburns category of the World Beard and Moustache Championships. Nearly 200 people from 15 countries competed in the contest.
A reunion is defined as a reuniting of people after separation. There are family reunions, class reunions, military reunions, college reunions, high school reunions and other kinds of reunions.
THE LAWS OF physics dictate that nature abhors a vacuum. A related but lesser known axiom postulates that you can't love nature if you're inside vacuuming.
Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield will host its annual Spring Historic Communities Council Meeting and cemetery visit Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Shuman of Ellabell announce the engagement and coming marriage of their daughter, Katheryn Elaine Shuman, to Bradley Chase Cowart, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Cowart of Ellabell.
The Richmond Hill Lions Club met March 27 at the J.F. Gregory Park Wetland Center.
For their March meeting, the Pembroke Garden Club members enjoyed a trip to the Georgia Southern University Botanical Garden in Statesboro, also known as Garden of the Coastal Plain. The ladies enjoyed a tour of the garden led by guide Kathy Tucker, viewed the many variety of plants on the well-kept rounds, and the small one room schoolhouse on the premises; then enjoyed lunch at a local restaurant.
Restoration Worship Center of Richmond Hill will present dinner and the comedic one-act play, "The Slabtown District Convention," at 6 p.m. May 10 at the Wetlands Center in J.F. Gregory Park.
SAVANNAH - The Savannah Sand Gnats will have their fourth annual "Pack the Park" game, benefiting Park Place Outreach - Youth Emergency Shelter, starting at 7:05 p.m. April 29 at Grayson Stadium.
The Pembroke Garden Club recently named its beauty spot and yard of the month for March.
ALL THE FANBOYS and gamer girls will come out to play this weekend, when GnomeCon descends upon Savannah like a beneficent dragon.
The second annual Unity in the Community festival, formally the Jazz and Unity in the Community, will be held from 1-9 p.m. May 31 at J.F. Gregory Park.
The large billboard could be seen half-mile away when traveling north on I-95, near the town of Dunn, N.C. The colorful ad depicted a large dinner plate with two eggs over-easy, several slices of bacon and a generous portion of good ol' Southern grits.
Georgia Game Changers Running Company is sponsoring its second annual spring Decorate an Old Running Shoe contest this month. Participants will decorate shoes and turn them into Game Changers no later than Sunday.
Third Infantry Division soldiers and their families braved the rain Sunday to crowd into the Newman Fitness Center gymnasium for a free concert by Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band. The event was moved indoors due to rain and was delayed an hour, but that didn't keep attendees from waiting for and enjoying the show.
FORT STEWART - Soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Division and their families crowded in the Newman Fitness Center gymnasium Sunday to enjoy a free concert by Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band.
ON THEIR WAY TO SAVANNAH IN 1864, Gen. William T. Sherman's forces tried to capture the Doctortown train trestle over the Altamaha River in Wayne County, Ga.