Local veterans gathered at VFW Post 6602 in Hinesville last Saturday for a flag retirement ceremony, which was conducted by Post 6602 and American Legion Post 168.
GeorgiaCares, a program administered by the Coastal Regional Commission Area Agency on Aging, will have training for volunteers at the Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, March 25. Lunch will be provided.
The Youth Department of Mill Creek Baptist Church is sponsoring a benefit gospel concert to help defray the medical cost of two young ladies who were afflicted with incurable diseases. The program is scheduled for Sunday, March 28 at 4 p.m. at the church located at 327 Mill Creek Church Road, Ellabell.
ATLANTA - During the past 30 years, more than 5,000 people across the state have worked tirelessly for the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension without compensation. They are the state's master gardeners, volunteers trained in horticulture who make up the network of dedicated individuals who love gardening and share their time and talents with the community.
The Altamaha Southern Miss Pageant is set for 2 p.m. Sunday, May 2, at Celebration Castle in Ludowici. The pageant's theme is "Cinderella and Her Prince." It is the preliminary to the Georgia Southern Miss State Scholarship Pageant.
Melissa Elizabeth Hagin and Gordon Burnett Carswell, Jr. were united in marriage on December 13, 2008, at the First Baptist Church in Statesboro, Ga. The Reverend Daniel Bryant of Pembroke officiated.
James and Regina Hess of Richmond Hill, Ga. are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Dr. Theresa Marie Hess, to Captain Matthew Charles Hays Freeman, son of Lisa and Gary Freeman of Richmond Hill, and Mark and Paula Hays of Evanston, Ill.
If you aren't a regular fan of television or radio news and don't carefully read newspapers, you may be unaware of measles outbreaks that have occurred in the United States and other nations believed to be immunized against that disease. Fifteen states, including Georgia, are involved in the largest U.S. outbreak in more than ten years with at least 127 people known to be sick with measles.
Theft by taking May 30 – A Daniel Siding Road resident reported her gold Citizen watch, valued at $350, as stolen after finding it missing from her home. She said the suspected offender, who works for her, might've stolen it, but another man who works for the offender also could've been the culprit. While the deputy interviewed the woman, the offender called to say his sister had the watch in her possession. ...
Seeing is believing, and sometimes hearing can lead to seeing. Recently during a field trip with the Savannah Ogeechee Audubon I realized how important it is to not only know your birds by sight, but by sound as well. During a walk in the woods the spring foliage hides many of the birds we hope to find, however with a keen ear we can listen for them. This alertness combined with a bit ...
The essence of summer is found in fresh seafood, and a trip to a sandy beach along the Georgia coast. What better way to celebrate summer with family and loved ones than with a moist and succulent lobster cake. I came up with this recipe while in Guana Cay in the Abacos and had several lobster to use up before we left the island. This is a wonderful base recipe that you could ...
Fashions change, prices change, automobiles change. But, most of us have a very hard time changing or adjusting to new landscape procedures. We just want to have the greenest manicured lawn in the neighborhood. We all need to come to the understanding that the things we do to our yard affect our family, community, and environment.
Over the past few weeks you may have noticed a new bird in the neighborhood. Or have you? A popular backyard feeder bird, the American goldfinch, goes through a dramatic transformation in preparation for spring breeding. So it is entirely possible they were there all along. During the winter months males and females appear alike in color, a very drab gray. Upon the arrival of spring the males begin to molt into their ...
As the owner and lead trainer of You Need Fitness!, certified Personal Trainer Derek Frazier is used to whipping adults of all sizes into shape, so to speak.
Chipper Residents of Richmond Hill are invited to bring their trees to a drop off center located in J.F. Gregory Park on Saturday, Jan. 5 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Trees will be chipped into mulch or used as wildlife habitat. The mulch will be used for public beautification projects. Participants will receive a free dogwood seedling, while supplies last. For more information you can visit the website at www.KeepGeorgiaBeautiful.org ...
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.