I just returned from a trip to see family and friends in the land of my birth. Because I had not been back to England for a while, it struck me afresh how, as the great British politician Winston Churchill famously said, our two nations are "divided by a common language."
James Jeffers, left, and Alexander Hollowell, both of Boy Scouts Troop 400 in Richmond Hill, were honored for making the rank of Eagle Scout by the Richmond Hill City Council during its regular meeting.
Last year's Elegance in the Park Bridal Show at Richmond Hill City Center was a success, according to event organizers, and the second annual show is set for noon-4 p.m. Aug. 28 at the City Center.
The Liberty County Health Department's new Women, Infants and Children clinic on Fort Stewart will have an open house from 1-4 p.m. Thursday, and military families are welcome to attend.
Hinesville resident Bill Mitchell recently returned from Trondheim, Norway, as a world champion. He won top honors in the freestyle-sideburns category of the World Beard and Moustache Championships. Nearly 200 people from 15 countries competed in the contest.
A reunion is defined as a reuniting of people after separation. There are family reunions, class reunions, military reunions, college reunions, high school reunions and other kinds of reunions.
CHARLESTON - Rarely-displayed paintings of Charleston during the Civil War by a Confederate soldier, including an iconic rendering of the submarine H.L. Hunley, are being made available this week on the Internet by The Museum of the Confederacy.
SAVANNAH - Pope Benedict XVI has chosen a metro Atlanta priest to be the new bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Savannah, which governs parishes in 90 south Georgia counties.
Cub Scout Pack 141 posts the colors June 29 during Pembroke's patriotic music concert with the 3rd Infantry Division Band of Fort Stewart at First Baptist Church.
The 52nd annual Kicklighter reunion will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 30 at Beard's Creek Primitive Baptist Church in Glennville.
The Pembroke Garden Club recently named its Beauty Spot and Yard ofthe Month for July.
Down South you can have a slew of tomatoes, a mess of fish, a heap of trouble, or a swarm of bees. In any case, you have a whole lot of something.
ELBERTON, - Henry Victor Booth may be the only man alive whose father worked guard duty at Georgia's infamous Andersonville prison-of-war camp, where nearly 13,000 Union soldiers died during the Civil War that began 150 years ago.
ATLANTA - Move over, Bronx Zoo cobra.
About 100 people enjoyed barbecue dinners, live entertainment and a silent auction at Saturday's Dollars for Dylan event held at the John W. Stevens Wetland Center in J.F. Gregory Park.
It's hard to imagine that 240 years ago, American colonists drank tea - not sweet tea, but English tea.
April is a significant month in the history of the Civil War. It began on April 12, 1861, (153 years ago) and is widely considered to have ended with Gen. Lee's surrender on April 9, 1865.
SAVANNAH - Jessica Neeley of Richmond Hill has been nameda candidate for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Man & Woman of the Year campaign.
THE BOTTOM of your trash bin ain't a pretty place.
The Richmond Hill Farmers Market gets under way Tuesday in J.F. Gregory Park. The market will be in action from 3-7 p.m. every Tuesday through mid-October. According to market manager Angus McLeod, there will be more than 40 vendors on opening day selling bread, produce, honey, seafood and more. The market will also include craft vendors.
If you think carrying a 35-pound rucksack on a 26-mile hike is a piece of cake, Tom Nash wants a word with you.