WASHINGTON - Singles, take note: With marriages at an all-time low, states in the South and West rank among the highest for couples hearing wedding bells. But many of these states also have higher rates of divorce.
Hundreds of people gathered Saturday at Fort McAllister Marina to see which soldier from the Warrior Transition Unit at Fort Stewart had reeled in the biggest fish at the inaugural Wounded Warriors Fishing Tournament.
The Dorchester Village Civic Center in Midway will host special events in the next few months in its newly renovated building.
Pembroke Garden Club reccently announced its yard and beauty spot for August.
State Sen. Barry Loudermilk, the founder of Firm Reliance, a non-partisan, nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote civic literacy, will present a one-day workshop called "Foundations of Freedom" on the U.S. Constitution from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sept. 24. in Richmond Hill.
I got all shook up seeing my nearly new tire cast out as if it had been worn out.
Brett Kramer, 9, of Richmond Hill found an old wooden nail recently at the old mill site at Mill Hill on the Ogeechee River near Seven Mile Bend. He and his family believe it's from one of the docks that lined the Ogeechee during the Henry Ford era. If you know more about this type of nail or where it came from, call our Sound Off line at 344-9601.
The Environmental Division at Fort Stewart will host a cemetery cleanup Sept. 24 at Little Creek Cemetery. Volunteers will visit one of the largest, and because of training, least-visited cemeteries on Fort Stewart.
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.
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.
In conjunction with the August book room sale, the Richmond Hill Library and the Friends of the Richmond Hill Library will host a book signing by local author and chocolatier David Willis from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University has announced the schedule for the 2014-15 Moveable Feast lecture and performance series, presented by the university's College of Liberal Arts in historic venues throughout Savannah. All events are free and open to the public.
Many of my columns are pretty light in tone and content as I generally aim to amuse as well as enlighten readers. This is not one of those columns.