SHOR TEPAH, Afghanistan - "Thank you for this," said Mohammad Qul, a principal at a school for boys. He paused. Teachers stood around him holding new school supplies. Three microscopes drew the most excitement – a 300 percent increase in the school's stock. "And we are so sorry for her," he added.
Navy Seaman Apprentice Samantha L. Gervickas, a 2010 graduate of Richmond Hill High School, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill., with honors and was promoted to her current rank.
Richmond Hill United Methodist Church is gearing up for its legendary Bar-B-Q, Bazaar and Silent Auction set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 19 at the church, 9050 Ford Ave.
We have finally got around to getting a mailbox at the end of our driveway and very handsome it is, too. Up until now, we have relied on our trusty post office box at the Richmond Hill Post Office.
Hundreds of North Bryan residents embraced the chilly fall evening Saturday for games, candy, a movie and more as they gathered in downtown Pembroke for the first-ever fall festival hosted by the Downtown Development Authority and North Bryan Chamber of Commerce.
Pembroke Lions Club President Bill Anderson recently presented a Melvin Jones Foundation award to Lion Laverne Scott.
On Oct. 11, seven members of the Pembroke Garden Club traveled to St. Simons Island for the 53rd Oleander District Meeting of the Garden Club of Georgia, of which the Pembroke Garden Club is a member.
A small sign on the wall in the kitchen/dining room reads, "Hope," suggesting that hope is one of the many services provided by the Tri-County Protective Agency Inc., an emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Many baby boomers say they're likely to stay put in retirement amid a shaky economy. Those who hope to buy a new place are looking for a smaller home somewhere with a better climate that's more affordable and close to family, a new poll finds.
Crowds of teens and young adults gathered Saturday at Richmond Hill's New Life Church for Rocktoberfest, an all-day concert event featuring more than 40 hardcore, metal and Christian rock bands.
SAVANNAH - The W.W. Law House, 710 W. Victory Dr. in Savannah, has been named to The Georgia Trust's 2012 Places in Peril list, which identifies 10 Peach State historic sites threatened by demolition, neglect, lack of maintenance, inappropriate development or insensitive public policy. The Georgia Trust made the official announcement earlier today.
The weather is turning cooler, baseball's post-season is in full swing and Halloween is upon us. Roadside stands are piled high with pumpkins, and the stores are stocked with ghosts, goblins and bags of Halloween candy (or sweets as we call them in England).
Fans of heavy metal and hardcore rock music will have the chance to experience local, regional and some national bands Saturday at Rocktoberfest at New Life Church on Hwy. 144 in Richmond Hill.
Soft leather and fabrics as well as soft skin are where it's at this fall, and businesses in Richmond Hill are offering advice on style and beauty to inspire you to look and feel your best as temperatures drop and the holidays approach.
The United Way of Bryan County's annual campaign is well under way, and nearly half of its goal of $72,000 has been met thanks to the help of several local companies.
In my view, I can't think of a more important activity than families getting together.