While Memorial Day is set aside to remember those who have died in service to our country, at least one soldier sees it as a call to ready ourselves to meet challenges of the future.
Mrs. William Hunter and her dog Abby show off the area of their yard that won the Hunters the Beauty Spot award for the month of May from the Pembroke Garden Club.
Congratulations to Bernard F. and Helen L. Johnson, married May 30, 1952, who celebrate 60 years of marriage today.
From hats adorned with beautiful flowers to the simple elegance of colored lace or tufted tulle, the ladies of the Richmond Hill Garden Club celebrated in style at their recent end-of-year luncheon at the Mighty 8th Air Force Museum.
Fort McAllister came to life with history Saturday when Civil War re-enactors set up camp at the state historic park in Bryan County.
Shirley Heagerty, left, Christy Balbo and Darcel Miller climb the rock wall at Jump N Jacks for a Richmond Hill Women's Business Alliance climb-a-thon fundraiser Thursday at the family fun center in Richmond Hill.
The moment we stepped on River Street in downtown Savannah, we saw tall, square riggers moored at the pier. People were dressed like buccaneers, walking up and down the pier and mingling with the crowds. They had long beards, wore tattered clothing and three-cornered hats and swords draping off their sides and cap-and-ball pistols stuck in their sashes.
Plantation Lumber held its eighth annual Lowcountry Boil and Fish Fry on Thursday in conjunction with the Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce's Business After Hours.
Last weekend, Tropical Storm Alberto became the first named storm of the 2012 hurricane season. The official calendar-based hurricane season runs from June 1 through the end of November. But hurricanes do not read calendars.
Winner of the Richmond Hill Garden Club's Yard of the Month for May is the home of Arlene and Danny Smith at 701 Oxford Drive in Oxford subdivision.
As the school year reaches its end in Coastal Georgia, the newspapers and local conversation are all about graduating students and the traditions of this important rite of passage.
Magnolia Manor on the Coast in Richmond Hill held its first Gospel Music Festival by the lake in April.
NOAA's Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary is seeking applicants for three seats on its advisory council representing the sport fishing, conservation and charter/commercial fishing communities. The council ensures public input in sanctuary management and provides advice to the sanctuary superintendent.
The Children in Action (CiA) class from Beulah Baptist Church recently took a trip to Guido Gardens in Metter. The greenery, flowers and tranquil waterfalls offered a gentle reminder to the group of the natural beauty of the world.
May is one of our busier months in the yard. I'll start with the lawn and move up and out from there.
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.
A hungry crowd packed the pavilion at J.F. Gregory Park on Friday night for the 13th annual Chili Cook-Off in Richmond Hill. Holiday music played over a loud speaker as attendees strolled past vendor booths, stopping frequently to sample the offerings, which ranged from spicy to mild.
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Not long after the sun went down Saturday night, a few hundred people gathered along the banks of the Ogeechee River at the Fort McAllister Marina for the 24th annual Lighted Boat Parade.
The 31st annual Christmas in Pembroke Parade and Festival runs from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday on Main Street and throughout the city. The event, sponsored by the 4-H club and the city of Pembroke, will feature food, music, a children's area, carnival activities on DuBois Square and entertainment throughout the day on the Railroad Street stage. Vendor booths open at 9 a.m., and the parade begins at 10 a.m. For more information, call 653-2231.
Fog dissipated Saturday morning as families lined Ford Avenue, chattering excitedly in the crisp morning air as they awaited the start of the 19th annual Christmas Parade. Others packed into the Way Station Coffee Company to enjoy breakfast and hot coffee before the festivities began.
Guests at St. Philip's Episcopal Church on Saturday marveled at international holiday scenes brought to Hinesville courtesy of the Episcopal Christian Women's ministry. The church's annual "nativities from around the world" event ran from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and featured a Christmas tree raffle.
The fifth annual Christmas Bazaar filled Dorchester Village Civic Center with the sights, sounds and smells of the season Saturday.
Fort Morris State Historic Site hosted its annual Colonial Christmas festival on Saturday, giving visitors a taste of 18th century holiday traditions and seasonal entertainment.
Geechee Kunda hosted its 10th annual Old Time Riceboro Sugarcane Harvest and Arts n' Crafts Show last weekend as part of the center's effort to preserve the history of the Geechee culture.
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill's annual fundraiser will feature the ABBA Girlz/ABBA Tribute Band live in concert from 6:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, at the Richmond Hill City Center.