According to Fort Stewart's website, about 74 years ago, Congress authorized the purchase of 5,000 acres in Coastal Georgia for construction of an anti-aircraft artillery base. More land purchases were made until more than 280,000 acres became Camp Stewart in honor of Georgia militia leader, Brig. Gen. Daniel Stewart.
SAVANNAH - Richmond Hill native and Savannah College of Art and Design painting student Jamie Niles recently won first place in the "Wind Sculpture" category at the annual Sand Arts Festival held on Tybee Island's North Beach.
St. Joseph's/Candler once again has earned the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get with the Guidelines Stroke Gold plus Performance Achievement Award.
The Georgia Ports Authority Board approved Monday $86.5 million to purchase four new ship-to-shore cranes and 20 new rubber-tired gantry cranes used to handle containers at Garden City Terminal.
Casting has begun for Casino's Law, which will be filmed in-part locally. A major cable network and production company are looking for people that have fallen victim to online bullying and/or cyber crimes in the greater Savannah area.
SKIDAWAY ISLAND - University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography scientist Jay Brandes will present an "Evening @ Skidaway" reception and lecture starting at 6:30 p.m. Monday on the SkIO campus.
A crowd of family, friends and music lovers gathered in J.F. Gregory Park on Tuesday evening to enjoy performances by several bands from Richmond Hill High School and Richmond Hill Middle School.
Friday on the Train, the monthly summertime, community-inspired get-together hosted by The Suites at Station Exchange, kicked off for the season last week with live music, rides for kids, local vendors and more.
Getting kids to do their household chores is a challenge that crosses cultures and the solutions appear just as varied.
Hospice Savannah will host summer-nights fundraising parties in June to celebrate its 35th year serving the community.
Last week I celebrated another 40-something birthday and I have to say that my family and friends made it very special. It was not a "biggie" ending in a "0," but I no longer fret about such things - a clear diagnosis from a health scare earlier this year has led to an improved attitude on my part to the whole aging process.
Richmond Hill Mayor City Council recognized winners of the 2014 Georgia Cities Week art and essay contest during the May 8 council meeting.
Computer geeks have their own language. It's interesting to me that so many words in geek language are food-related, like microchips, bits, bytes and, especially, spam.
In response to customer requests to expand its book sale, the Friends of the Richmond Hill Library is starting the "In-the-Bookroom" Sale. The first will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the library on Ford Avenue.
The recently announced sale of its parent company will not affect a Screven County textile company's compliance with permit and testing mandates.
The Richmond Hill City Center has confirmed that it is the presenting sponsor for the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill's annual fundraiser Saturday.