Gene and Crystal Long have gone all out this year for Christmas by decorating their home in Davenport Acres in Long County.
In today's world, it isn't strange for a woman to achieve a PhD. However, Miriam Moore earned her PhD in 1960, a time when most women were just getting started on their lower degrees.
For many people, the holidays are jammed packed with happenings, and spare time to decorate can be difficult to come by.
The emphasis on wellness programs in the workplace hasn't risen to the standard that it should be at with the current levels of obesity.
On Sunday, Sept. 2, families of Richmond Hill residents Robbie and Karen Sharpe, along with Ed and Beth Ann (Sharpe) Starling joined 93 other family members who attended the 55th Annual Hansel Harmen Sharpe Family reunion.
The Georgia Transmission Corporation (GTC) announced Friday that a new substation and transmission line will be built near Richmond Hill.
A lot of people don't know it but Bryan County has an adult education program. And something else a lot of people don't know is that nearly 20 percent of adults in Bryan County over age 25 do not have a high school diploma or GED, according to Census statistics.
Patrice Black, second grade teacher at Richmond Hill Elementary School, gave a powerpoint presentation to the student body last week in honor of the state's 274th birthday. Using visual color slides, Black traced Georgia's history from its founding by James Edward Oglethorpe from England to modern day history. Her speech ended with such famous Georgians as Martin Luther King, Jr. and former president of America, James Earl Carter.
Barbara Estes, president of Arts on the Coast, wants everyone to know that there are many activities that the group sponsors for the enjoyment of the whole family. This local organization is an art association which fosters the development of visual art, music, drama, and dance in Bryan County and neighboring coastal community counties.
Mrs. Hattie Carter, a resident of Richmond Hill Health and Rehabilitation Center, turned 97 years old on February 7. Mrs. Carter gave God the praise for another birthday and said she is still "holding on to God's unchanged hands."
Would you like to learn more about the Medicare program and help others manage their health? Do you have an interest in lifelong planning strategies or preventing fraud targeted at the senior population?
Richmond Hill YMCA sponsors a program for young mothers who need a break from their little ones – maybe to shop for groceries, to take care of business, or to run errands. Monday through Friday, the YMCA provides a block of time from 8 a.m. until noon at the childcare center behind the Richmond Hill Library in the white building which once served as the senior citizen building. The library and the white building behind it (YMCA childcare center) are located on Ford Avenue.
Friends of the library Friends of the Library, a non-profit organization assisting Richmond Hill Library is seeking members. For more information on this project, please call 756-3580. Girl Scouts Junior Girl Scout Troop 680 is now accepting girls who are in the third, fourth or fifth grade to join the Girl Scouts. For more information, please call 858-3712. Historical society Richmond Hill Historical Society is again seeking more volunteers to help with a variety of ...
The Georgia Department of Public Health is offering a free four-week supply of Nicotine Replacement Therapy.
Christmas dinner at Fort King George will be at 7 p.m. Dec. 14 at 302 McIntosh Road in Darien.
The Richmond Hill Garden Club's G-Team recently spent a day of refreshing the landscaping at the Richmond Hill Public Library. They weeded, trimmed shrubs, added mulch and planted pansies in the pots at the entrance. Maintaining the library's landscaping is one of the garden club's ongoing projects.
The Disabled Veterans of America, Chapter 46 marked the 72nd anniversary of the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor with a remembrance ceremony Saturday morning at the American Legion, Post 168.
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.