Area Gold Star Wives of all eras will have the opportunity to meet and socialize for the first time in the area Friday when ladies - and gentlemen - will gather at the Georgia National Guard Armory in Savannah.
Many have heard of or have visited Savannah, but Richmond Hill has to be discovered.
Local author and historian Buddy Sullivan kicked off the Richmond Hill Historical Society's 2012 lecture series Thursday evening at the Richmond Hill Museum with a talk on "Spanish Settlements in Coastal Georgia from 1526 to 1742."
As we all think about budgeting for the year ahead and the money spent over the holidays, the issue of cash is on many of our minds. You may not be aware of the potential confusion and differing attitudes faced by those of us not born in the U.S. when it comes to handling money here.
While many people have begun to reduce, reuse and recycle in efforts to "go green," residents in Bryan County now have the opportunity to recycle and reuse a sometimes overlooked item.
Pembroke Police Chief Mark Crowe and Ashley Tyson perform as the special guests Dec. 8 at the Pembroke Garden Club's Christmas luncheon. Club members enjoyed the Christmas carols and singing and thank Crowe and Tyson for sharing their voices.
Christmas trees piled up all week in J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill in anticipation of becoming mulch for city landscapes.
Several young and aspiring musicians will be offering up some free entertainment today at the amphitheater in J.F. Gregory Park.
Hospice Savannah Inc. recently served a young soldier, Staff Sgt. Jermaine Seabrook of the Warrior Transition Battalion's Bravo Company on Fort Stewart. For six months, Seabrook was cared for in his home and at Hospice House, where he died Sept. 2.
I have just returned from a visit to the land of my birth and while it was lovely to see family and friends, I was glad to return to warm Coastal Georgia – mainly because the temperature was between 30 and 40 degrees the whole time I was in England. It went dark at 3: 30 p.m., and I only saw the sun, briefly – twice in 12 days due to cloud, rain and snow.
For Dallas LaPointe, having seizures is a part of her life. But with a new friend that she received from Long County, the seizures may be a little less dangerous.
Local author and columnist Carol Megathlin admitted that war had a different meaning for her as a civilian, but that was before she got to know some soldiers and military families on a personal level.
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 G.W. Carver Elementary School and Richmond Hill Elementary School students. (Letters are printed as written):
WaterWays Township celebrated its first holiday season Saturday with the inaugural Homes for the Holidays open house.
Henry Crummley of Ellabell won the American Legion Post 164's raffle for a $300 gift certificate to Southern Sportsman. Post members thank Southern Sportsman for their participation, as well as all who purchased tickets. Revenue from the raffle will help with expenses of the post home, which hosts Cub Pack 141 and the 4-H shooter program.
On the surface, "Guardians of the Galaxy," now in theaters, seems like a parody of the Marvel movie universe, but it actually succeeds as a stand-alone effort. For most of its running time, it's at once smart, hilarious, visually spectacular and has heart.
Family Promise of Bryan County is holding a Bedspread Derby Race on Nov. 1 at First Baptist Church of Richmond Hill.
In conjunction with the August book room sale, the Richmond Hill Library and the Friends of the Richmond Hill Library will host a book signing by local author and chocolatier David Willis from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University has announced the schedule for the 2014-15 Moveable Feast lecture and performance series, presented by the university's College of Liberal Arts in historic venues throughout Savannah. All events are free and open to the public.
Many of my columns are pretty light in tone and content as I generally aim to amuse as well as enlighten readers. This is not one of those columns.