Girl Scouts are busy in their annual fundraiser, selling cookies.
ATLANTA - The Kroger Co. Atlanta Division is recalling select in-store made Bakery Mardi Gras King Cake Cinnamon because it may contain pecans not listed on the label.
SAVANNAH - Ogeechee Riverkeeper will present "At Waters Edge!," the 2013 annual awards gala, on Feb. 23 at Fort McAllister State Park.
Jan. 20 to Feb. 18: An important matter might wind up being entrusted to you for handling. The responsibility is heavy, but you'll have support from people able and eager to help.
When I was a child in England I thought there was only one way to speak English - the Queen's English - and one way to behave, using the rather old-fashioned manners instilled into me at my very proper girls-only school.
The YMCA of Coastal Georgia, which includes the Y in Richmond Hill, is launching its annual community support campaign, Priceless Gifts, and hopes to raise $600,000 to help make sure that everyone can benefit from the Y, regardless of their income, or background.
Dozens of students at Richmond Hill Elementary and Richmond Hill Primary schools showed up to class Monday decked in orange to support local resident Evan Nelms in his battle with leukemia.
A healthy diet plays a significant role in a person's overall health. Without a healthy diet, men and women are more susceptible to disease and other potentially harmful ailments.
Millions of Americans will gather around TVs this Sunday for the Super Bowl. While they watch, they'll put away tons of burgers, hot dogs, chips, dip and salsa, pizza and Buffalo wings. Especially Buffalo wings.
To feel like a princess is a dream many girls share, but not every girl is able to afford a dazzling ball gown or prom dress. Elisabeth Crofts and the United Way have tried to change that in Bryan County.
MACON - At last, the "Vine that Ate the South" may have met its match.
Jane Fishman, author, blogger, gardener and area columnist, recently was the featured speaker at a Richmond Hill Garden Club meeting.
As his name implied, Wimpy was a wimp, but he was just as self-centered as the burly bully Brutus, with whom my hero, Popeye, had many philosophical discussions.
The Friends of the Richmond Hill Library welcomed new officers at its January meeting.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College's Culinary Institute of Savannah is offering Bistro Savoir, which features chocolate desserts and artisan breads for a Valentine's Day fundraiser.
Fort Stewart soldiers and family members learned about family adventures, hotel accommodations, dining, entertainment, education and recreation opportunities from Savannah and Hilton Head to Orlando at Tuesday's Fall Community Showcase and Travel Show.
Other than Atkinson's peanut-butter bars and the orange-slice jelly candies I enjoyed as a kid, I've been good about keeping candy at arm's length. But when I was stationed in Italy, I discovered that European chocolatiers take chocolate to a whole new level. Had my unit not rotated to Fort Bragg early, I might now be diabetic.
During the Korean War, my outfit, the 471st Quartermaster Salvage Co., had been in Germany more than a year. Many of us had taken the opportunity to visit the surrounding cities and towns. Gradually, we were becoming accustomed to the German society, or better yet, we were blending in. Life was becoming normal in our different world.
Downtown Atlanta was teeming with characters last weekend.
Mr. and Mrs. B.L. "Billy" Kennedy recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. The two were high school sweethearts and were married on Aug. 28, 1953, by the late Rev. V.P. Bowers at the Pembroke Christian Church.
With Labor Day behind us and everyone in a back-to-work mood I have been thinking about differences in the workplace and confusion between those of us who grew up speaking "English English" as opposed to "American English."
The Bryan County Bark Park will hold its first BYOD - bring your own dog - evening with a "Yappy Hour" from 6-8 p.m. Sept. 12 at Fish Tales Restaurant, 3203 Fort McAllister Road in Richmond Hill.
Attorney Robert F. "Bob" Pirkle recently received an award from a nationwide fraternity.
I prefer to buy organic fruits, veggies and meats. Rarely can I afford that, however, so I at least want it fresh. If I can't get it fresh, the next acceptable level is frozen. If I can't even get it frozen, I'll accept canned, depending on what's on the label.
Richmond Hill Mayor Harold Fowler presents local Boy Scout Sawyer Duckworth with a resolution honoring him for obtaining the rank of Eagle Scout. The presentation was made at the Aug. 22 city council meeting.
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill welcomed Iva Salomounova from the Czech Republic to its weekly meeting recently.
The Fort Morris State Historic Site in Midway hosted its annual cannon- and musket-firing demonstrations Monday as part of a Labor Day celebration. The event, which also included games and food that were popular more than 200 years ago, gave participants a chance to step back into the 18th century and learn about Fort Morris' history.
The Richmond Hill Lions Club met Aug. 22 at the Bryan Lodge 303 F&AM building on Bass Street.
Team Evan of Richmond Hill is holding fundraisers this week to raise money for the Light the Night walk event Oct. 18 in Savannah.
SAVANNAH - United Way of the Coastal Empire, in partnership with Kole Management Company, has launched the Independent Housing Collaborative, an initiative dedicated to helping qualified individuals and families build stable housing and self-sufficient lives.