My beloved husband describes my 2009 emigration to the U.S. as my own mini-"British Invasion." I prefer to believe that he means it as a compliment.
Jan. 20 to Feb. 18: You might want to reject a suggested change. But it could be wise to go with the flow, at least for a while. You can always return to your first plan if you like.
Volunteers in North Bryan put on their work gloves Saturday in honor of National Day of Service to help begin the makeover process of the old Gateway Community Service building to ready for some new tenants.
Temperatures here could drop into the 20s early Wednesday and the whole area has been put under a freeze warning for tonight.
Atlantic Area CASA (court-appointed special advocates) will host new volunteer training from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15 at the Liberty County Health Department, 1113 E. Oglethorpe Highway, Hinesville.
The 200 Club of the Coastal Empire, a nonprofit that provides financial assistance to families of first responders who lose their lives in the line of duty, will kick off its inaugural Legacy of Service Series with an advance screening of the film "Parker" at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 24 at the Lucas Theater, 32 Abercorn St. in Savannah. "Parker" was produced by Stratton Leopold of Savannah.
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal has settled on a proposal that could allow lawmakers to avoid voting directly to extend a high-profile hospital tax that helps provide a significant part of state health-care spending.
SAVANNAH - "Johnny Mercer and Me!," an original play based on the life of songwriter and singer John Mercer, will be performed Jan. 25-26 at the Averitt Center for the Arts at the Emma Kelly Theater in Statesboro.
Dasher's Piano Studio students performed recently for senior citizens at the Bryan County Health and Rehabilitation Center and at Shadowmoss Plantation to share their talents and holiday spirit during the Christmas season.
ATLANTA - Forecasters say the weekend's mild weather is giving way to cooler temperatures across Georgia and the threat of flooding in much of north Georgia.
Pembroke Garden Club members Reta Willoughby, left, President Diane Stewart and Evelyn Barone gather recently behind the holiday-decorated food table as the hostesses of the club's annual Christmas Luncheon.
I recently returned from a holiday visit to the land of my birth and discovered that there is frenzied excitement about Prince William and Princess Catherine's unborn child, who is expected to arrive sometime this summer. This baby will be third in line for the British throne after Prince Charles and William.
NEW YORK - From the Rocky Mountains to New England, hospitals are swamped with people with flu symptoms. Some medical centers are turning away visitors or making them wear face masks, and one Pennsylvania hospital set up a tent outside its ER to deal with the feverish patients.
Two girls show off their gifts from Santa Claus, while the big man in red visits with others during the American Legion Post 164's annual holiday supper in December.
The Richmond Hill Lions Club held its annual Christmas Dinner/Auction at the Richmond Hill City Center in J.F. Gregory Park. This was an entertaining evening with Fred Warnell serving as auctioneer.
Goodwill of the Coastal Empire and Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia are teaming up to donate clothing and household items to the annual Good Turn Day Drive on Oct. 26.
Whether or not you are a fan of the books in Craig Johnson's Walt Longmire mystery series or the A&E television series based on them, "Longmire," his newest book is sure to please.
Sometimes at a public gathering someone will privately comment on one of my food columns. Most are kind, telling me how much they agree with my assessment of steaks, seafood or certain restaurants. Others tell me up front I got it all wrong about which is better - North Carolina, Georgia, Texas, Memphis, Kansas City or St. Louis barbecue.
The recent dog wash fundraiser at PawParazzi Pet Boutique and Grooming Spa raised more than $500 towards the building of the new Bryan County Bark Park, as board members confirm that land-clearing and building will start soon.
For the first time in its 62-year history, Richmond Hill United Methodist Church will hold its annual barbecue Nov. 3 in conjunction with a homecoming celebration and playground dedication.
A Statesboro civil-rights attorney and Pembroke pastor has been elected the newest leader of the Georgia State Conference NAACP.
Ameris Bank's fourth annual "Helping Fight Hunger" initiative is collecting non-perishable food items this month.
The other night, I enjoyed a microwave corn dog.
The Dolphin Project invites the public to "Dolphins & Desserts" at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, in Stewart Hall at First Presbyterian Church, 520 Washington Ave. in Savannah.
In spite of unseasonably high temperatures on Saturday morning, the Richmond Hill Garden Club's 14th annual Pumpkin Patch was the picture of fall splendor - and hundreds of visitors came out to J.F. Gregory Park to enjoy it.
Richmond Hill Garden Club recently named St. Clair and Willie Granderson home on Boyd Drive in the Melrose subdivision the yard of the month for October. The Grandersons also received a gift certificate from Tim and Dave's Nursery as part of the award.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University's Division of Continuing Education and Senior Citizens Inc. are working together to teach people how to detect, prevent and protect the elderly from physical abuse and financial exploitation.
The Midway-Riceboro branch of the Live Oak Public Library is closed to allow staff to set up the new branch housed in the Liberty County Community Complex on Highway 84. The new library facility is expected to open Oct. 21.
The Bryan County Emergency Services firefighters are swapping their normal blue uniform T-shirts for bright-pink shirts in October to support the fight against breast cancer.
During the past year - my first as an American citizen - I have learned about a whole new set of public holidays.