Two weeks ago, one day after the 225th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution and exactly 219 years after George Washington laid the cornerstone of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington D.C., I went to Atlanta and wept. But don't worry these were not tears of sadness but rather tears of joy: I raised my right hand and swore an oath of allegiance to the United States of America. I became a naturalized American citizen.
Richmond Hill's own Mark Taylor will hold a signing event for his new book on political activism, "Is the American Dream a Farce?" from 2-3 p.m. Saturday at The Ice Cream Stop in the Publix shopping center on Highway 144.
Steve and Valentina Long of Sterling Woods Drive in Sterling Woods subdivision are given the Yard of the Month award for October by Cathy Jahn on behalf of the Richmond Hill Garden Club. The couple also received a gift certificate to Tim and Dave's Nursery in Richmond Hill.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- As days get shorter and nights become chillier, the annual fall foliage show is getting under way in the Southeast.
Hundreds of kids were beaming with smiles Saturday as they enjoyed carnival-style games, sweet treats and more at George Washington Carver Elementary School during the third annual Fall Festival.
NEW YORK - U.S. births fell for the fourth year in a row, the government reported Wednesday, with experts calling it more proof that the weak economy has continued to dampen enthusiasm for having children.
MACON - School nurses across Georgia are getting ready to hold special clinics to help more students get their flu shots.
Most of you likely have watched "Training Day," which starred Denzel Washington and Ethan Hawke as mentor and rookie cops, respectively, who go on a gritty ride through LA's streets. It has become one of the most memorable cop movies of all time.
Tatty and Stacy Amour patiently wait for a tug on the fishing line while enjoying Outdoor Adventure Day on Sept. 22 at the Richmond Hill Fish Hatchery.
The Richmond Hill Garden Club gardening team, better known as the G-Team, spent Friday working at Devaul Henderson Park.
In August 2011, a tiny loggerhead sea turtle was born on Ossabaw Island. Unlike his brothers and sisters, it wasn't able make his way to the ocean.
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal joined hundreds of patients, caregivers, community members and public officials Sept. 18 to celebrate the grand opening of Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Newnan, south of Atlanta.
We have enjoyed some extraordinarily pleasant weather during the past couple weeks. Like critters holed up in a gopher-tortoise burrow while the prescribed burn passes, folk are emerging from the air-conditioned comfort of their homes to enjoy the weather by working in their yards or getting ready for deer season.
He spent his young life working and performing in rodeos until he attained fame. Working the rodeo circuits, during the 1930s, throughout the West was his world, but his alcoholic habits, his health and his age brought him to the end of his career. He even had trouble keeping a job as a simple ranch hand.
I have about decided that the most prevalent attribute of the average human is an exceedingly short memory.
The Richmond Hill City Center has confirmed that it is the presenting sponsor for the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill's annual fundraiser Saturday.
At 7 p.m. Jan. 12 - three days before what would have been Martin Luther King's 86th birthday - the Savannah Chapter of the NAACP partnered with Unity in the Community and Emmanuel Christian Church, where some of the community stakeholders in Richmond Hill met for the first time.