The Exchange Club of Richmond Hill held its installation banquet on June 22 at the Richmond Hill City Center. The Georgia District Exchange Club President Marty Smith was on hand to swear in the new slate of officers and directors for the 2012-2013 year.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta has applied for a permit to bring 18 beluga whales into the country.
There are things worth worrying about that affect our lives. There also are things that will not affect us which can be ignored with impunity. We have a talent for getting it backwards and ignoring the important issues and worrying endlessly about things of no consequence. I enjoy identifying the latter to callers and telling them to keep their money in their wallets and get on with other endeavors.
More than 80 Richmond Hill Rotary Club members and their guests gathered June 27 at Love's Seafood Restaurant to celebrate the end of the Rotary year and the beginning of the new one July 1.
The Richmond Hill Garden Club will have an Adopt-a-Wetland workshop next month for volunteers to become certified in chemical and visual monitoring.
Georgia Southern University's Center for Wildlife Education came to Richmond Hill last week to hold a program as part of the Richmond Hill Public Library's summer reading program, "Dream Big -- Read!"
With the award of a $35,190 coastal incentive grant, a controversial Liberty County marina will advance to the planning stages later this year.
The Coastal Empire Council of the Boy Scouts of America has opened its camp near Sylvania that replaced Camp Blue Herron in Liberty County.
A quick swab of the cheek.
Next week will see a commemoration of that day 236 years ago when America became an independent nation.
It's that time of year when we think about the whereabouts of that new flashlight that we bought right before the last hurricane.
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill recently presented its monthly Junior Rotarian award to Wildcats football standout Canon Rooker.
The family of Evan Nelms, the 5-year-old Richmond Hill resident battling acute myeloid leukemia, is encouring people to register as bone marrow donors this week.
It seems it has been so long since we received any steady, sustained amount of rain that folks have forgotten what soon follows on its heels. Yes, we are seeing mushrooms ornamenting our lawns, gardens and woods. The fungi need water just like all other life forms to complete their life cycles.
Are you looking for a different sort of fishing trip where the scenery is spectacular, the boat traffic is minimal and the action is hot? You can't do much better than a trip down the Satilla River in South Georgia going after redbreasts, otherwise known as "red bellies" to the locals. The Satilla is your best chance in the southeastern United States to catch a red breast over a pound.
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.
Most of us have had summer jobs during our school years. I would wager that none of them ever were confrontational though.
ATLANTA - Kroger's Georgia stores and the American Heart Association are teaming up to help fight heart disease - the No. 1 cause of death of both men and women in the state, and the leading cause of death in the United States - during American Heart Month.
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