The Pembroke Garden Club recently announced its June awards. Dan and Lora Kangeter won the Beauty Spot award, while Jan Bowen won the Yard of the Month award.
How many times have we heard the expression "nip it in the bud?"
I recently lectured to a group of high school students attending summer school at Georgia Southern University about business and my experience as an entrepreneur. It struck me that the language gap between the Unites States and the United Kingdom is widened even further when you combine it with the generation gap (and I am only in my 40s).
Addison Garman, 10, Skyler Garman, 8, and Hailey Garman, 10, will hold a second lemonade stand fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 30 Sandpiper St. in the Piercefield subdivision in Richmond Hill.
The Exchange Club of Richmond Hill held its installation banquet on June 22 at the Richmond Hill City Center. The Georgia District Exchange Club President Marty Smith was on hand to swear in the new slate of officers and directors for the 2012-2013 year.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta has applied for a permit to bring 18 beluga whales into the country.
There are things worth worrying about that affect our lives. There also are things that will not affect us which can be ignored with impunity. We have a talent for getting it backwards and ignoring the important issues and worrying endlessly about things of no consequence. I enjoy identifying the latter to callers and telling them to keep their money in their wallets and get on with other endeavors.
More than 80 Richmond Hill Rotary Club members and their guests gathered June 27 at Love's Seafood Restaurant to celebrate the end of the Rotary year and the beginning of the new one July 1.
The Richmond Hill Garden Club will have an Adopt-a-Wetland workshop next month for volunteers to become certified in chemical and visual monitoring.
Georgia Southern University's Center for Wildlife Education came to Richmond Hill last week to hold a program as part of the Richmond Hill Public Library's summer reading program, "Dream Big -- Read!"
With the award of a $35,190 coastal incentive grant, a controversial Liberty County marina will advance to the planning stages later this year.
The Coastal Empire Council of the Boy Scouts of America has opened its camp near Sylvania that replaced Camp Blue Herron in Liberty County.
A quick swab of the cheek.
Next week will see a commemoration of that day 236 years ago when America became an independent nation.
It's that time of year when we think about the whereabouts of that new flashlight that we bought right before the last hurricane.
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.
Regardless of all the monotonous and uneventful chores around home that have to be done, there can be excitement and suspense.
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