Once people realized 2-year-old alligator "Izzy Real" was a live gator and not a prop, they either petted the baby reptile or jumped two steps back. Either way, Izzy seemed to pique folks' interest in Gatorland, one of 72 vendors that exhibited Thursday at the 2011 Community Showcase & Travel Show at Fort Stewart's Club Stewart. Gatorland is a wildlife attraction in Orlando, Fla.
Summer jobs often include bagging groceries, washing cars, cutting grass, etc. They can be exciting and adventurous, expose hidden talents and provide good experience.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - With only one in five children in the United States currently living within walking distance of a park or playground, 151 cities and towns – including Richmond Hill and Savannah – recently earned recognition from national nonprofit KaBOOM! as 2011 Playful City USA communities for their efforts to increase play opportunities for children.
In honor of National Assisted Living Week, Magnolia Manor on the Coast will host a "Care Packages for Troops" through Thursday for residents of Richmond Hill.
Christy Sherman, who works at Fort McAllister State Historic Park and serves as treasurer for the Richmond Hill Historical Society, checks out the art on display Thursday during the society's art exhibit at the Richmond Hill Museum.
The Richmond Hill High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps was on hand Friday to help send off 27 area veterans headed to Washington, D.C., to visit the World War II Memorial with Honor Flight Savannah.
Inspired to contribute to a cause greater than themselves, many young Americans joined the military in the days, weeks, months and even first several years after the 9/11 attacks.
Just as the memory of President John F. Kennedy's assassination nearly 50 years ago forever is woven into the fabric of society, anyone old enough to remember the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on America likely can recall exactly where they were and what they were doing when word came that the Twin Towers in New York City had been hit by two commercial jets. More than 200 miles away, the Pentagon also had been attacked by terrorists using an airliner, and in Shanksville, Pa., another disaster narrowly was avoided when brave men and women sacrificed their lives and brought ...
The Coastal Empire Chapter of the Association of the United States Army is in need of donations to help support the 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield. Donations are tax deductible.
Midway wood carver George Ginter said he would like to pass on his craft to younger people someday, to share his knowledge and ensure the art of wood carving continues.
Four World War II veterans from Richmond Hill are getting a one of a kind opportunity this weekend as they travel with other veterans from the region to Washington D.C. to see the World War II Memorial.
Cannon and musket firings, food, games and more lured hundreds of people to Fort McAllister State Park Saturday when the Friends of Fort McAllister hosted the second annual Labor Day Family Festival.
A close friend had a beautiful baby girl in late August, and my own gorgeous and perfect granddaughter (not that I am biased!) will be 1 year old on Sept. 15.
The Environmental Division at Fort Stewart will host a cemetery cleanup Sept. 24 at Little Creek Cemetery. Volunteers will visit one of the largest, and because of training, least-visited cemeteries on Fort Stewart.
Tuesday marked the seventh week of operation for the Richmond Hill Farmers Market, and it has become a weekly favorite among many residents and area vendors.
Not long after the sun went down Saturday night, a few hundred people gathered along the banks of the Ogeechee River at the Fort McAllister Marina for the 24th annual Lighted Boat Parade.
The 31st annual Christmas in Pembroke Parade and Festival runs from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday on Main Street and throughout the city. The event, sponsored by the 4-H club and the city of Pembroke, will feature food, music, a children's area, carnival activities on DuBois Square and entertainment throughout the day on the Railroad Street stage. Vendor booths open at 9 a.m., and the parade begins at 10 a.m. For more information, call 653-2231.
Fog dissipated Saturday morning as families lined Ford Avenue, chattering excitedly in the crisp morning air as they awaited the start of the 19th annual Christmas Parade. Others packed into the Way Station Coffee Company to enjoy breakfast and hot coffee before the festivities began.
Guests at St. Philip's Episcopal Church on Saturday marveled at international holiday scenes brought to Hinesville courtesy of the Episcopal Christian Women's ministry. The church's annual "nativities from around the world" event ran from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and featured a Christmas tree raffle.
The fifth annual Christmas Bazaar filled Dorchester Village Civic Center with the sights, sounds and smells of the season Saturday.
Fort Morris State Historic Site hosted its annual Colonial Christmas festival on Saturday, giving visitors a taste of 18th century holiday traditions and seasonal entertainment.
Geechee Kunda hosted its 10th annual Old Time Riceboro Sugarcane Harvest and Arts n' Crafts Show last weekend as part of the center's effort to preserve the history of the Geechee culture.
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill's annual fundraiser will feature the ABBA Girlz/ABBA Tribute Band live in concert from 6:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, at the Richmond Hill City Center.
Bryan County Emergecy Services will again give Santa a ride this year, and he is asking for donations of unwrapped boys and girls toys so that he can help some less-fortunate children in the area. Kris Kringle's holiday visiting schedule:
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