Pembroke Lions Club President Bill Anderson recently presented a Melvin Jones Foundation award to Lion Laverne Scott.
On Oct. 11, seven members of the Pembroke Garden Club traveled to St. Simons Island for the 53rd Oleander District Meeting of the Garden Club of Georgia, of which the Pembroke Garden Club is a member.
A small sign on the wall in the kitchen/dining room reads, "Hope," suggesting that hope is one of the many services provided by the Tri-County Protective Agency Inc., an emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Many baby boomers say they're likely to stay put in retirement amid a shaky economy. Those who hope to buy a new place are looking for a smaller home somewhere with a better climate that's more affordable and close to family, a new poll finds.
Crowds of teens and young adults gathered Saturday at Richmond Hill's New Life Church for Rocktoberfest, an all-day concert event featuring more than 40 hardcore, metal and Christian rock bands.
SAVANNAH - The W.W. Law House, 710 W. Victory Dr. in Savannah, has been named to The Georgia Trust's 2012 Places in Peril list, which identifies 10 Peach State historic sites threatened by demolition, neglect, lack of maintenance, inappropriate development or insensitive public policy. The Georgia Trust made the official announcement earlier today.
The weather is turning cooler, baseball's post-season is in full swing and Halloween is upon us. Roadside stands are piled high with pumpkins, and the stores are stocked with ghosts, goblins and bags of Halloween candy (or sweets as we call them in England).
Fans of heavy metal and hardcore rock music will have the chance to experience local, regional and some national bands Saturday at Rocktoberfest at New Life Church on Hwy. 144 in Richmond Hill.
Soft leather and fabrics as well as soft skin are where it's at this fall, and businesses in Richmond Hill are offering advice on style and beauty to inspire you to look and feel your best as temperatures drop and the holidays approach.
The United Way of Bryan County's annual campaign is well under way, and nearly half of its goal of $72,000 has been met thanks to the help of several local companies.
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill focused recently on the needs of young people in the community with the launch of an annual Youth Leadership Award, a presentation to the Junior Rotarian of the month and a substantial charitable donation to local schools.
When people hear "old Hollywood," Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn and James Dean usually come to mind.
Mr. and Mrs. Billy Rawlings of Mulberry subdivision earned the yard of the month award for October recently from Richmond Hill Garden Club. They were also given a plaque and a gift card to Tim and Dave's Nursery.
The Pembroke Garden Club recently announced its Beauty Spot and Yard of the Month for October.
The YMCA of Coastal Georgia is looking for teens interested in participating in its Teen Achievers program.
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.