The Last Harvest Whistlestop Farmers Market was held Saturday in downtown Pembroke. Vendor fees collected at the evening market and canned goods collected at the King's Cross concert and bonfire after the market were donated to the Thanksgiving Outreach Program at Pembroke United Methodist Church that helps feed less fortunate residents in North Bryan County. Pies entered into the market's Thanksgiving pie bake-off were sold by the slice after judging, with those proceeds also donated to the cause.
Two hundred thirty-three years ago, a defiant Lt. Col. John McIntosh, commander of 200 patriots defending an earthen fortification overlooking the Medway River, defied a British officer's demand to surrender Fort Morris.
This glowing, pink flower was a lonely bud on an azalea bush that decided to wait to bloom on a cool, 48-degree day in late October.
Hundreds of people enjoyed mouth-watering barbecue, potato salad, cinnamon apples and more Saturday when the Richmond Hill United Methodist Church hosted its annual Bar-B-Q, Bazaar and Silent Auction.
Civilians in communities surrounding Fort Stewart are welcome to enjoy Christmas brunch, featuring traditional holiday favorites, from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 4 at Club Stewart, building 405.
Homes of Integrity will host the second annual dancing-lights show from 6-10 p.m. Nov. 24-Jan. 2 at its model home in Richmond Hill.
A group of University of Georgia students from Richmond Hill keep up to date with what's going on back home with the Bryan County News. Here they are with family and friends Nov. 5 during the second annual Richmond Hill Tailgate at a UGA game in Athens. The tailgate was hosted by Skip and Cindy Youmans, who attend all games in their RV.
This month I would like to share the 10 "power foods" – foods that are packed with phytonutrients and antioxidants.
Craig and Mary Kay Duede of Richmond Hill are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Erin Duede to Kevin Hixson, son of Tom and Nita Hixson of Richmond Hill. The couple plans to get married in June.
Some residents of the northwestern Haitian town Bonneau will soon have clean water to drink thanks to efforts from the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill.
Their claim to the land pre-dates the American Revolution, and yet their parents and grandparents gave up their plots – some willingly, some not-so-willingly – for the sake of the nation when then-Camp Stewart was established in 1940, just in time to help prepare the Army for World War II.
Hundreds of plates of turkey, dressing, vegetables and dessert are expected to be made at Pembroke United Methodist Church on Thanksgiving Day and handed out to ensure that less fortunate North Bryan residents have a hot meal to enjoy.
The Richmond Hill Garden Club recently named Mr. and Mrs. Gary Jahn residence Yard of the Month for November. They also received a plaque, as well as a gift card for Tim and Dave's Nursery.
Elaine Rutherford and Joyce Fowler served as hostesses for the Pembroke Garden Club's October meeting at the Dixie Harn Community Center. The two prepared a lovely table of refreshments for the members. University of Georgia Extension agent Don Gardner, guest speaker, talked about native plants and their care.
Residents can drop off shoeboxes of gifts for Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan's Purse, from Nov. 14-21 at Richmond Hill United Methodist Church.
Fort Morris State Historic Site hosted its annual Colonial Christmas festival on Saturday, giving visitors a taste of 18th century holiday traditions and seasonal entertainment.
Geechee Kunda hosted its 10th annual Old Time Riceboro Sugarcane Harvest and Arts n' Crafts Show last weekend as part of the center's effort to preserve the history of the Geechee culture.
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill's annual fundraiser will feature the ABBA Girlz/ABBA Tribute Band live in concert from 6:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, at the Richmond Hill City Center.
Bryan County Emergecy Services will again give Santa a ride this year, and he is asking for donations of unwrapped boys and girls toys so that he can help some less-fortunate children in the area. Kris Kringle's holiday visiting schedule:
Maybe you have heard the saying, "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure."
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The Richmond Hill Rotary Club last week inducted its fifth new member this month.
Come to think of it, what did happen to hot dogs?
TASTY TOWN - Are you still full from your Thanksgiving feast? You probably aren't alone. We wait all year to stuff our faces with the traditional Thanksgiving food. From turkey to green beans to pumpkin pie, everything is delicious. In honor of all of the amazing food you'll be dreaming of until next year, here are three great movies for the "foodie" in all of us.
The city of Richmond Hill is holding its first Christmas-decoration contest.
I find it hard to believe that this is my sixth Thanksgiving since permanently relocating to Coastal Georgia and my third since becoming an American citizen. In that brief period, Thanksgiving has become my favorite holiday.