An expression like "Being in a real pickle " suggests a place you don't want to be, but I don't understand why.
A group of Friendship Circle cyclists stopped by Richmond Hill City Hall on Monday as part of their journey of biking from Florida to New York as a fundraiser to help kids with special needs.
More than 60 members and guests gathered June 26 at Love's Seafood Restaurant to celebrate the end of the current Rotary year and to look forward to the beginning of the new one.
Golden Isles Arts & Humanities is seeking visual art submissions for The Ritz Theatre gallery's upcoming exhibit #SocialArt, opening Sept. 6.
The Pembroke Garden Club recently chose the home of Harry and Ella Lewis in Pembroke for the Yard of the Month for June. The Beauty Spot award for June was given to Patsy Haire of Pembroke by the Pembroke Garden Club for her colorful hygrangeas.
No July 4 celebration is complete without a cold, fresh slice of watermelon to wash down those hot dogs, hamburgers and tater chips. I'd like to think it's the way the Founding Fathers would have wanted it.
June 21 to July 22: Congratulations on getting that project up and running. But as exciting as it is, don't let it carry you away. Make sure you set aside time to spend with family and friends.
Kaitlin R. Lynch, daughter of Patricia D. and Charles D. Lynch of Pembroke, recently enlisted in the U.S. Navy under the Delayed Entry Program at Navy Recruiting District in Jacksonville.
During the Korean War, people in all walks of life - students, politicians, professors, doctors, engineers and all the local roustabouts, of which I was one - were rounded up and inducted into the Army. We were all just numbers on a clipboard. Talk to any draftee; he'll tell you.
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill installed new officers and directors during its annual banquet last week at Love's Seafood. S
Bob Floyd, right, and Kim Blocker, directors with Canoochee EMC, Nancy Nubern Pembroke Library manager, and Jennifer Durham Regional Library director gather with donated computer equipment. Canoochee EMC gave two computers to the Pembroke branch and one computer to the branch in Claxton.
Officers and directors for the 2013-14 year of the Richmond Hill Exchange Club were sworn in recently by Lisa Glisson, past Georgia District Exchange Club president, during an installation ceremony at the Richmond Hill City Center.
A "Salute to the Nation" ceremony, punctuated by the firing of one artillery round in honor of each of the nation's 50 states, will start at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, July 4, at Cottrell Field on Fort Stewart.
ATLANTA - Kroger recently announced that customers and associates in its Atlanta Division donated close to $300,000 during a three-week fundraiser to benefit Children's Miracle Network.
They're some of the largest and most famous horses in the world and, recently, Budweiser's Clydesdales visited Fort Stewart.
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.