It took one spring break trip to Washington, D.C., for local graduate Joshua Rodgers to realize he wanted to work in government. When his parents took him to meet U.S. Rep Jack Kingston on Capitol Hill, where he took a snapshot with the area Congressman, Rodgers told him, "I'm going to work here someday."
Boy Scout Pack and Troop 141 of Pembroke stand before a war plane on June 5 at Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum in Charleston Harbor, S.C. That weekend they traveled back in time to live as the sailors of World War II lived aboard the USS Yorktown. They camped overnight aboard the vessel, and were allowed to experience firsthand what life aboard a naval war ship was like. This was truly an experience the ...
Air Force Reserve Airman Katherine A. Clark recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
It was a warm, sun-soaked day Saturday, when the Exchange Club of Richmond Hill sponsored and oversaw its 20th annual Richmond Hill Fishing Derby at the Richmond Hill Fish Hatchery.
Wayne Jackson's heart is as big as his persona. A well-known builder and businessman in Richmond Hill, he's earned the respect of colleagues and townspeople.
SAVANNAH - Help is on the way for low-income families in critical situations due to a loss in income or unfortunate economic circumstances.
The fate of the lush botanical gardens at the LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation is questionable, according to Mary Beth Evans, the executive director of the LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation Foundation.
On May 22, Cub scout Pack 141 from Emmanuel Community Church got to catch a glimpse of times past at the Swamp Thing Tour at the Savannah Ogeechee Canal off of Hwy 204. The tour featured civil war reactments, story-telling and hike down the canal.
The Pembroke Garden Club has been busy lately.
Midway pilot Steve Berg intends to form a nonprofit organization to ensure his 22-acre, grass-strip private airport, Berg Park Aerodrome, continues "in perpetuity." Berg also wants to develop his property as a residential airpark.
Hinesville resident Chris Jimenez is the busy father of three teens: Dianna, 18, Tony, 16, and Lynda, 14. He and his wife, Liberty County school teacher Juanita Jimenez, take their family on vacation every summer. Here are the Jimenez family's favorite five vacation destinations:
More bricks were laid in place last weekend as several employees from Midway's Target Distribution Center volunteered to work on The Walk: An African-American Tribute at the LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation.
Richmond Hill saluted area fallen soldiers at a ceremony Friday at the veterans memorial in J.F. Gregory Park.
A local effort to honor a fallen Marine from Richmond Hill is expanding into a national campaign to help improve education for children in war-torn countries with the official launch Monday of the Matthew Freeman Project: Pens and Paper for Peace.
Boy Scout Troop 141 and Cub Pack 11 helped the American Legion and Ladies Auxiliary place flags at the Northside Cemetery in Pembroke on May 22. American flags were placed on the graves of all veterans buried in the cemetery. The troop and pack meet each Thursday at the American Legion post from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
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.
The November meeting of the Richmond Hill Garden Club featured Barbara Minchey, who demonstrated setting up a worm-composting farm.
I'm not making light of Thanksgiving Day by suggesting we should be thankful for leftovers. To have enough is a feast. To have leftovers is a blessing of abundance, and that's what Thanksgiving is all about.
My favorite holiday is Thanksgiving, which might be considered strange as I obviously did not grow up with this tradition back in England.
The marshes at WaterWays Township are a perfect place to boat, fish and kayak in peace. It's no wonder the volunteers and coordinators of Coastal Georgia's Heroes on the Water Program decided to return to the area Saturday for the second time this year, offering service members the chance to fish, paddle and enjoy a day on the water.
The Pembroke Garden Club recently named its yard and beauty spot of the month for November.
A group of Richmond Hill High School Young Republicans volunteered Saturday night at the So Many Angels Ball in Savannah. The ball is an annual charity fundraiser that supports spinal muscular atrophy. The charity was formed in 1999 after Richmond Hill infant twins, Cassidy and Skylar Swanson, were diagnosed with the disease.