We are all suffering from "political overload" and don't worry, I am not going to comment on the recent elections. However, in reading and watching all the media coverage, I was reminded of a recent trip to our nation's capital city. This vacation really brought into perspective for me that the Constitution and the democracy in which we live is so much more than the politicians of the moment.
The Richmond Hill High School Young Republicans Club volunteered Saturday night at the SMA Charity Ball at the Marriot in downtown Savannah.
Near-perfect November weather and the smell of ribs on the smoker and fish in the fryer drew in a large crowd for this year's Ricefest on Saturday in Riceboro.
SAVANNAH - Tickets for four terrific special events at Trustees Theater during the 2013 Savannah Book Festival, slated for Feb. 14-17, will go on sale at 10 a.m. Monday:
WASHINGTON (AP) - The ranks of America's poor edged up last year to a high of 49.7 million, based on a new census measure that takes into account medical costs and work-related expenses.
Kate Sullivan, a student at George Washington Carver Elementary School, recently took third place in the essay division of the 2012 Ready Georgia art, essay and video contest.
Arts on the Coast held its annual Fall Art Show last weekend at its new home in the Speir Brogdon Building on Highway 17 in Richmond Hill.
Shoeboxes, toys, gifts and more are on the minds of volunteers at Richmond Hill United Methodist Church this week as they wrap and pack boxes as part of Samaritan's Purse Operation Christmas Child.
SAVANNAH - As endangered right whales return to the southern Atlantic coast for their calving season, conservationists are hoping for a rebound in births after the number of newborn whales hit a 10-year low last winter.
A raffle for a signed copy of the children's book "Calico Picks a Puppy" by area award-winning author/illustrator Phyllis Tildes of Skidaway Island is under way to raise funds for Save-a-Life.
Walt Disney Animation Studios recently released "Wreck-It Ralph," its 52nd animated feature.
SAVANNAH - The American Cancer Society is seeking "champions" in the Savannah/Chatham and surrounding areas who are interested in helping to spread the word about the importance of participating in cancer prevention study-3 (CPS-3), a nationwide study to help researchers better understand the genetic, environmental and lifestyle factors that cause or prevent cancer.
SAVANNAH - The 22nd annual Savannah Toy Run will be held Dec. 1 at Savannah Harley-Davidson, 6 Gateway Blvd. W.
Kay Green, South Bryan Recreation director, and students in her line dancing class casts its spell last week in Savannah's City Market. The class also performed at Kroger in Richmond Hill in the days leading up to Halloween.
Elaine Boggs Realty Group sponsored a Frosty the Snowman raising to benefit Toys for Tots on Thursday evening.
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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