SAVANNAH - Eagle Scout alumni are invited to the Coastal Empire Council Boy Scouts' annual Eagle reunion and new Eagle recognition banquet Saturday, May 18, at the Elks Lodge, 183 Wilshire Blvd. in Savannah.
Autism is a disorder with no known cause or cure and, according to the Centers for Disease Control, cases of it are increasing.
Richmond Hill recently recognized its Employees of the Year at a luncheon during Georgia Cities Week. The city's top employees are: Russell E. Payton with the parks department; Michael Dekeyser with the wastewater treatment plant; Deborah Klee with the police department; David Williams (not pictured) with the fire department; Kim Cobb with planning and zoning; and Trenice Riley in general administration.
Pembroke Police Chief Mark Crowe has been selected to serve as the finance chairman for the State YMCA of Georgia in Bryan County for 2013.
One of the aspects of life in coastal Georgia that still delights me after four years of living here is the time people usually give to common courtesies, especially the willingness of people to say, "thank you," and show appreciation for what you do.
Bryan County residents looking for an afternoon of entertainment can enjoy jazz, gospel and country music in J.F. Gregory Park on Saturday during the Jazz and Unity in the Park event.
What you use to wash down your meal is as important as the barbecue, seafood or pork fried rice.
The fish were jumping Saturday at J.F. Gregory Park - right onto the hooks of more than 100 Richmond Hill kids during the city's annual fishing derby.
The Bryan County 4-H chapter earned 12 top-three placings March 23 at the 2013 District Project Achievement in Emanuel County.
Tatjuana Danielle Phillips was recently named Junior Rotarian of the Month for April by the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill. Phillips carries a GPA of 3.77 and plans to attend Savannah College of Art and Design in the fall. She participates in track and field, as well as vocal arts, and is also active in her community through mission and youth work at Savannah Christian Church.
Richmond Hill Parks and Tree Director Harvey Lashley, left, Mayor Harold Fowler and Assistant City Clerk Linda Phillips stand beside a live oak tree Thursday just outside of J.F. Gregory Park on Richard Davis Drive. The city planted the tree in honor of Arbor Day, which was Friday, and as part of Georgia Cities Week.
Only a few desserts excite me - my wife's special banana pudding, blackberry cobbler and fresh-baked chocolate-chip cookies. If biscuits are served with a meal, I save mine for later then enjoy it with local honey or cane syrup. That's my typical dessert.
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill recently announced the completion of an 18-month-long, matching-grant international relief program to provide clean, safe water to the George Washington School in Chalet, Port–de–Paix, Haiti.
Team registrations are being accepted for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Bryan County set for May 10-11 at J.F. Gregory Park.
Ah, springtime - that glorious time of year when you suddenly realize the lawn needs mowing, the garden needs weeding and the house could use a fresh coat of paint.
The Exchange Club of Richmond Hill is planning a World War II Remembrance Program on May 22. The guest speaker will be Paul Grassey, a B-24 pilot with the 8th Air Force; having flown 13 combat missions during the war.
The recently signed Rural Tourism Protection Act helps Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites meet budget challenges and aids communities dependent on the tourism provided by the state's parks, historic sites or outdoor recreation areas within their communities, according to state Rep. Debbie Buckner, D-Junction City, who wrote the bill.
The Pembroke Garden Club recently completed a beautification project at the Pembroke Library. The club thanked Ernest Hamilton from the Honey Wagon Company for donating the pine straw.
I have drooled while watching The Food Network's Bobby Flay and others cook a piece of beef called a tri-tip. Now that I've cooked and eaten one, I know why I was drooling.
Last week, I enjoyed an evening at the Civic Center when the Cirque du Soleil made its first visit to Savannah.
McIntosh County historian Buddy Sullivan will give two free lectures on key periods in the county in Darien.
Applications are being accepted for the 2014 Miss Georgia South Pageant on July 13 in Adel.
When told the Americans were hopelessly surrounded at Bastogne, Belgium, and ordered to surrender on Dec. 22, 1944, the 101st Airborne Division's acting commanding general, Brig. Gen. Anthony McAuliffe responded iconically to the German commander by saying, "Nuts!"
April 20 to May 20: Just when you thought you had everything planned to the smallest detail, you get some news that could unsettle things. But a timely explanation helps put it all back on track.
The Pembroke Garden Club had two events last month; its plant sale at the Pembroke Farmers Market, and its monthly meeting, at which Diana Churchill, bird watcher and photographer, spoke about creating backyard habitats for birds.
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