Mary LeCounte Baggs will join the century club July 23, when she will officially celebrate 100 years of a full and active life. Having lived in Riceboro all her life, Baggs has seen the dirt roads of early 20th century Liberty County paved over with change. And she has left her mark on the community.
Last month the descendants of Pembroke's first mayor, John Bacon and his wife Elizabeth Canady Bacon gathered at the J. Dixie Harn Community Center for their 10th Annual Bacon Family Reunion.
For the last four years, Kittie Franklin has served as Executive Director of the Richmond Hill - Bryan County (RHBC) Chamber of Commerce. In that time, she's helped to support and grow local businesses, making sure they find their niche in our community.
Bomber Girls Ladies' Riding Club, a group of female motorcycle enthusiasts formed in 2007 with a goal of "supporting military personnel and their families," has been making an impact by holding local fundraising events to send care packages overseas to deployed soldiers.
Richmond Hill's Ellen Cusimano graduted cum laude from Georgia State University College of Law on May 14 and will be practicing animal law and vet malpractice with VetCounsel, LLC.
Army Reserve Pvt. Charles J. Hall has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
Members of Boy Scout Troop 357 of Pembroke were at Screven Motor Speedway recently. They were there to assist the Lions Club with a fundraiser for the Camp for the Blind as a community service project. The boys got an opportunity to visit the pits and watch the races, according to Scoutmaster Dave Williams.
As temperatures soar, don't be surprised if you see more late-afternoon activity on your sidewalks and driveways, particularly activity of the slithering variety. Not to worry, though: Snakes can be a homeowner's best friends, as long as you remember a few important tips.
Kidz-Etc had its annual Independence Day Pageant last weekend. This year's event drew 24 contestants.
Soldiers are tree huggers, too. Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield was recently designated a Tree City USA community by the Arbor Day Foundation.
Residents of Magnolia Manor showed their true colors recently during their first annual Red, White & Blue Spirit Competition. Each floor of residents represented one of the three colors (first floor represented red, second floor represented white and third floor represented blue). Throughout the day, each team participated in a series of events ranging from the watermelon seed spitting contest, to karaoke. With such enthusiasm from each team, staff awarded a three way tie to the residents.
Rodger and Pam Walker of 83 Charlie's Road in the Anderson subdivision were deemed to have the yard of the month for September by the Richmond Hill Garden Club. Their tree-framed yard was chosen for its neat and trim appearance, as well as the boxwoods, African irises and large hanging Boston ferns on the porch and colorful hibiscus plants set among saga palms.
The Bryan County Health Department now has flu vaccine available for the general public.
In the time it took you to pick up this newspaper, turn to this page and read this headline someone - maybe someone you know - developed Alzheimer's.
Elizabeth "Lizzy" Claggett and her horse won several awards Labor Day weekend in the Georgia Federation Horse Show.
Old family photographs brought the Dorchester Improvement Association in Midway and a Washington state couple together on Thursday to share a common history.
Spiders, snakes and other reptiles and insects are not among the attractions that draw people to Coastal Georgia.
We now are halfway through September, and I cannot believe that our beloved granddaughter has just celebrated her third birthday - and she is very much her own little person.
More than 120 people, many of whom brought their own dogs, attended Bryan County Bark Park's first Yappy Hour on Sept. 12 at Fish Tales Restaurant at Fort McAllister Marina.
I chose the infantry because I love being outdoors. For years, I shivered in icy arctic winds, roasted under a blistering desert sun, melted under a thick jungle canopy or suffered from hypoxia on some remote mountain top.
Pembroke Garden Club recently named its yard and beauty spot for September.
The Arts on the Coasts annual fall show at the Richmond Hill Historical Society and Museum has become an annual tradition.
The summer may be almost over, but it was a perfect day on Saturdayfor kids and their parents to be out on the water at Fort Mcallister Marina, where more than a hundred boys and girls set out to compete in the fourth annual Kids Crabbing Tournament.
There were married a few days before the United States' rationing of gasoline and fuel oil in World War II ended.
Jonathan, Thomas and Phillip Brunson are proud to announce the marriage of their father, Stephen "Steve" Randall Brunson, to Lisa Michelle Summerford. Lisa and Steve were wed June 1, 2013, in a private ceremony at the Brunson home in Statesboro with Clint Sullens, pastor of Olive Branch Baptist Church, officiating.
Exchange Club of Richmond Hill members deliver treats to a local fire department and EMS personnel Wednesday after being challenged during the group's weekly meeting by guest speaker Laura Evans to provide a small service as an observance of the anniversary of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.