The United Way of the Coastal Empire, the local chapter of the national organization, was formed with the goal of "improving lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities," and the 2010 Bryan County Campaign Kick-Off is set with a luncheon on Tuesday, Sept. 14, at the John W. Stevens Wetlands Education Center in J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.
School has started for almost everyone of school age. Mothers are thinking of the things that need to be done, such as cleaning out the kids' rooms and all the closets in the house - it's the perfect time to put things aside that can be donated to the Friends of Pembroke Library.
On behalf of Richmond Hill City Center and The Wilderman Group, Conference and Catering Manager Christina Waters presented a check for $1,025 to Operation Homefront/Georgia last week.
The roar of cannon fire and the pungent smell of gunpowder filled the air at Fort McAllister State Park on Saturday, marking its annual Labor Day Festival.
It's getting to be that time of year again.
Natalie Brown of Richmond Hill completed her Silver Award for Girl Scouts earlier this summer.
Bryan County Drug Free Coalition Director Bill Collins recently presented awards to a number of people who have been instrumental in the program's success. Collins made the presentations during the Bryan County Board of Education meeting on Aug. 26 at Bryan County High School. Also honored but not pictured were Deborah Hamm and Shayrae Lonon.
Pvt. Samuel Groover recently completed a 14-week infantry training at Ft. Benning, Ga, Home of the Infantry. He was in the Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion, 19 Infantry Regiment.
The Pembroke Ministerial Fellowship would like to invite all ministers, pastors and local government officials of Pembroke and the surrounding area to rally around the flag pole at the courthouse on Saturday, Sept. 11, at noon for a time of prayer for our nation.
The descendants of James Benjamin and Frances Hodges Newman, Henry M. and Mary Ann Bacon Burnsed will combine their reunion this year.
Last week, 15-year-old Dalton Raulerson of Pembroke suited up for his first game as a member of the Pinewood Christian Academy varsity football team.
Go ahead - hit that snooze button. This Monday, it's OK.
The Richmond Hill City Center teemed with activity Saturday at the Elegance in the Park bridal show, the facility's first bridal event since opening in February.
The 1965 graduating classes of Warner Robins High School and Northside High School of Warner Robins held a joint reunion this past Saturday. A barbecue was held on the grounds of the Governor's Mansion on West Paces Ferry Road in Atlanta and was hosted by Gov. Sonny Perdue, who is a 1965 graduate of Warner Robins High School.
Every time I write a column, I try to study up on the topic, particularly if I know little about the subject matter. One forfeits all opportunities for plausible deniability when putting the pen to the paper.
The opening reception for "A Stitch in Time," an exhibit of quilts by award-winning fiber artist Wendy Analla, was Sunday at the Downtown Arts Centre, 38 W. Bacon St. in Pembroke.
Residents of the Suites at Station Exchange recently celebrated October Fest Week.
The Marne Community and Spouses Club will hold its annual basket auction at 6 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Richmond Hill City Center.
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This region of Coastal Georgia teems with history.
How would you describe someone you know who is old or older than yourself by at least, say, 25 years?
The Bryan County Health Department now has flu vaccine available.
Can you name a famous female pilot?
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Dr. and Mrs. Greer E. Noonburg of Richmond Hill announce the engagement of their son, Air Force 1st Lt. Lee Joseph Noonburg, to Valerie Kaye, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mark A. Haikin of Crescent City, Oklahoma.
The Pembroke Garden Club's September "Beauty Spot Award" went to Bobby and Joann Cowart of Pembroke for the yellow mums in their yard.
Christopher and Jody Meek of Black Creek received the September "Yard of the Month" award from the Pembroke Garden Club for their well-kept lawn and yard. Chris Meek, pictured with his commemorative "Yard of the Month" sign, said he and his wife both work on the yard to keep it looking sharp.
The Richmond Hill Garden Club has selected the home of Janice Richardson at 190 Williams Ave. in the Richmond Place subdivision as its October yard of the month.
There has been much rejoicing in the land of my birth over Scotland's recent decision to remain in the United Kingdom.
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