I just arrived back from a trip to the land of my birth where I visited family and friends. I spent a few days traveling around central London playing at being a "lady who lunches," meeting old friends at various delightful locations.
It is hard to believe that next month will be the fifth anniversary of my relocation to the U.S.
ATLANTA - Georgia ranked 40th for senior health this year, according to the second edition of United Health Foundation's America's Health Rankings senior report.
According to Fort Stewart's website, about 74 years ago, Congress authorized the purchase of 5,000 acres in Coastal Georgia for construction of an anti-aircraft artillery base. More land purchases were made until more than 280,000 acres became Camp Stewart in honor of Georgia militia leader, Brig. Gen. Daniel Stewart.
SAVANNAH - Richmond Hill native and Savannah College of Art and Design painting student Jamie Niles recently won first place in the "Wind Sculpture" category at the annual Sand Arts Festival held on Tybee Island's North Beach.
St. Joseph's/Candler once again has earned the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get with the Guidelines Stroke Gold plus Performance Achievement Award.
The Georgia Ports Authority Board approved Monday $86.5 million to purchase four new ship-to-shore cranes and 20 new rubber-tired gantry cranes used to handle containers at Garden City Terminal.
Casting has begun for Casino's Law, which will be filmed in-part locally. A major cable network and production company are looking for people that have fallen victim to online bullying and/or cyber crimes in the greater Savannah area.
SKIDAWAY ISLAND - University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography scientist Jay Brandes will present an "Evening @ Skidaway" reception and lecture starting at 6:30 p.m. Monday on the SkIO campus.
A crowd of family, friends and music lovers gathered in J.F. Gregory Park on Tuesday evening to enjoy performances by several bands from Richmond Hill High School and Richmond Hill Middle School.
Friday on the Train, the monthly summertime, community-inspired get-together hosted by The Suites at Station Exchange, kicked off for the season last week with live music, rides for kids, local vendors and more.
Getting kids to do their household chores is a challenge that crosses cultures and the solutions appear just as varied.
Hospice Savannah will host summer-nights fundraising parties in June to celebrate its 35th year serving the community.
Last week I celebrated another 40-something birthday and I have to say that my family and friends made it very special. It was not a "biggie" ending in a "0," but I no longer fret about such things - a clear diagnosis from a health scare earlier this year has led to an improved attitude on my part to the whole aging process.
Richmond Hill Mayor City Council recognized winners of the 2014 Georgia Cities Week art and essay contest during the May 8 council meeting.
I am a heavy user of the English language. If it carried a usage fee or royalty, I always would be over-budget (according to my husband).
HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD - When Pfc. Paul Ieti, 21, was in Afghanistan, he and a friend made a video of him singing "Stay" by Rihanna. And like a million young dreamers before, they posted it on YouTube.
DELAWARE, Ohio - Nola Johnson of Midway graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University on May 11 with a Bachelor of Arts degree.
With all the changes that have been happening around Timber Trail there is probably one that may have gone unnoticed by many.
Amazingly, this is my 100th English Rose in Georgia column for the Bryan County News, and as long as they keep printing it and you keep reading it, I will carry on writing it! For a bit of fun I thought I would share a few of quirky facts and musings about numbers and the number 100 - on both sides of the pond.
Note The following is from Family Promise member Aviva Goelman Rice.:
Are you looking for a way to burn more calories in a small amount of time? Many of us have busy schedules therefore making it impossible to get an hour workout in at the gym. High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) offers a fantastic alternative. You can cut down your hour to a mere 20 minutes and still burn hundreds of calories while shedding fat and building muscle.
Armstrong State University officially rolled out its new name Tuesday, offering free Leopold's ice cream in Compass Plaza to students, faculty and staff to celebrate the name change.
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