SAVANNAH - Former Vice President Al Gore has been added to the list of speakers for the upcoming Savannah Book Festival.
Actor Richard Gere's career has spanned about four decades now, with highlights including his work in "An Officer and a Gentleman," "Pretty Woman" and the musical motion picture, "Chicago".
What does a farmer do in the winter?
The Richmond Hill Garden Club recently held its annual holiday luncheon at the Mighty Eighth Museum.
The Richmond Hill YMCA is offering a free 30–day challenge to help members get a healthy start to the new year. Now through Jan. 31, participants will be challenged to eat well, exercise regularly and manage stress.
Timothy and Naomi Havens of Richmond Hill, second and third from left, receive the keys to their new 2011 Versa from Charli Shearer, program coordinator for the Kirk Healing Center for the Homeless in Hinesville, on Dec. 26 in Hinesville.
Here are some of the issues area residents are discussing. The statements were phoned in anonymously, so the News does not vouch for their veracity, nor do we know what motivated the callers:
During this holiday season, when we are all feasting on festive food (or fare as it is often called in England), some differences between traditions of America and the United Kingdom really strike home.
Dancers with Life-Moves Dance Studio of Richmond Hill performed recently during the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill's annual holiday meeting.
DALLAS, Ga. - Former wide receiver for the Green Bay Packers and Super Bowl champion Eric Matthews has donated toys and clothing to the Paulding County Sheriff's Office Cops for Kids Program.
Students across the county wrote down their Christmas wishes for Santa Claus. To make sure he knows what they want, the Bryan County News is going to help deliver their messages as quickly as possible. The following letters are from third-graders at Richmond Hill Elementary School. (Letters are printed as written):
Two potentially massive films will debut this year on Christmas Day. They are "Les Miserables" and "Django Unchained." Let's put these two contenders in the ring together.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Hunters and other interested citizens are invited to one of eight upcoming public meetings regarding the development of hunting regulations for the 2013-14 and 2014-15 hunting seasons.
ATLANTA - Churches and places of worship across Georgia are planning to ring their bells at 9:30 a.m. Friday, in remembrance of the 20 children and six adults gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
Feelings go crazy during the holidays. It's exciting and exasperating, it's fun and it's a hassle, and in spite of all that, it's still full of wonder.
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.