ATLANTA - Tracie Turcotte of Savannah is enjoying her second $10,000 win in the Georgia Lottery's monthly Maximum Green Extra Chance drawings. Turcotte's most recent win Thursday comes less than a year since she won last summer.
More than 315 kids came out and caught a mess of fish Saturday at the 21st annual Kids Fishing Derby at the Richmond Hill Fish Hatchery.
Bryan County News readers can now easily access the latest stories, headline and photos on the go. The newspaper recently launched a new version of its website for cell phones and other mobile devices. The site, viewable on all handheld web browsers, is at www.bryancountynews.net/m.
More than 50 people turned out Thursday evening for the showing of "Stubborn as a Mule," the award-winning documentary on slavery and the Civil War that stirred emotion for some local residents.
If there is one thing I have learned since moving to Bryan County it is how often stationary frame buildings tend to travel around Bryan Neck.
Get ready to wet a line because the Richmond Hill Exchange Club will host its 21st annual Kids Fishing Derby on Saturday.
I am very pleased with myself for driving more than 600 miles recently to and from Orlando, Fla., for a girls' weekend. This included interstates, downtown traffic, airport arrivals and obviously – to anyone who knows how partial I am to a bit of retail therapy – a few malls.
In Richmond Hill and the surrounding areas, there are several members of a Mustang Club. Although the Mustang is a commercial product, it has created hundreds of clubs across America.
The Pembroke Garden Club always tours different gardens in May, and this year the group went to Joiner Daylily Gardens just outside of Pembroke.
Cub Scout Pack 141, the American Legion Post 164 Ladies Auxiliary and Boy Scout Troop 357 placed flags in downtown Pembroke for a display for the annual Memorial Day service, which was Saturday. More than 100 flags were posted in recognition of soldiers who have fallen in war. A new flag was to be added to the display in today's service.
Members of the Richmond Hill Senior Center gather May 12 for a photo at the Older American's Luncheon at the Civic Center in Savannah. The luncheon theme was "Dances of the Ages."
Army Spec. Jeremy J. Leatherwood has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo.
Black Creek Fitness recently announced the winners of its first Community Biggest Loser 90-Day Challenge, which was held from Jan. 29-April 23.
Bus travel has been very important in the life of World War II veteran Robert Greene, so the fact that last weekend's Honor Flight trip to Washington, D.C., was by bus didn't bother him one bit.
The concepts of diversity, leadership and civil empowerment defined the 3rd Infantry Division's Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month observance at Fort Stewart's Club 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.