SAVANNAH - Eagle Scout alumni are invited to the Coastal Empire Council Boy Scouts' annual Eagle reunion and new Eagle recognition banquet Saturday, May 18, at the Elks Lodge, 183 Wilshire Blvd. in Savannah.
April 20 to May 20: Just when you thought you had everything planned to the smallest detail, you get some news that could unsettle things. But a timely explanation helps put it all back on track.
The Pembroke Garden Club had two events last month; its plant sale at the Pembroke Farmers Market, and its monthly meeting, at which Diana Churchill, bird watcher and photographer, spoke about creating backyard habitats for birds.
Autism is a disorder with no known cause or cure and, according to the Centers for Disease Control, cases of it are increasing.
Richmond Hill recently recognized its Employees of the Year at a luncheon during Georgia Cities Week. The city's top employees are: Russell E. Payton with the parks department; Michael Dekeyser with the wastewater treatment plant; Deborah Klee with the police department; David Williams (not pictured) with the fire department; Kim Cobb with planning and zoning; and Trenice Riley in general administration.
Pembroke Police Chief Mark Crowe has been selected to serve as the finance chairman for the State YMCA of Georgia in Bryan County for 2013.
One of the aspects of life in coastal Georgia that still delights me after four years of living here is the time people usually give to common courtesies, especially the willingness of people to say, "thank you," and show appreciation for what you do.
Bryan County residents looking for an afternoon of entertainment can enjoy jazz, gospel and country music in J.F. Gregory Park on Saturday during the Jazz and Unity in the Park event.
What you use to wash down your meal is as important as the barbecue, seafood or pork fried rice.
The fish were jumping Saturday at J.F. Gregory Park - right onto the hooks of more than 100 Richmond Hill kids during the city's annual fishing derby.
The Bryan County 4-H chapter earned 12 top-three placings March 23 at the 2013 District Project Achievement in Emanuel County.
Tatjuana Danielle Phillips was recently named Junior Rotarian of the Month for April by the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill. Phillips carries a GPA of 3.77 and plans to attend Savannah College of Art and Design in the fall. She participates in track and field, as well as vocal arts, and is also active in her community through mission and youth work at Savannah Christian Church.
Richmond Hill Parks and Tree Director Harvey Lashley, left, Mayor Harold Fowler and Assistant City Clerk Linda Phillips stand beside a live oak tree Thursday just outside of J.F. Gregory Park on Richard Davis Drive. The city planted the tree in honor of Arbor Day, which was Friday, and as part of Georgia Cities Week.
Only a few desserts excite me - my wife's special banana pudding, blackberry cobbler and fresh-baked chocolate-chip cookies. If biscuits are served with a meal, I save mine for later then enjoy it with local honey or cane syrup. That's my typical dessert.
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill recently announced the completion of an 18-month-long, matching-grant international relief program to provide clean, safe water to the George Washington School in Chalet, Port–de–Paix, Haiti.
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.