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 Pembroke Garden Club recently named its yard of the month and beauty spot awards fir April.
Members of the Richmond Hill Garden Club recently held their annual luncheon, which included the installation of next year's officers.
Summer quickly is approaching, which means that mosquito activity soon will become more widespread. Mosquitoes can carry West Nile virus, which can cause mild to serious illness. The best way to prevent WNV is to avoid mosquito bites.
Friday is Flag Day, which commemorates the day in 1777 when the United States flag was adopted for the first time.
Currently, the Winn Army Community Hospital Emergency Department is accessible only from the entrance off 9th Street. New emergency signs have been posted to reflect the new entrance. The Niles Avenue entrance is closed to begin construction on the two-story, 43,637-square-foot emergency department, which is expected to be completed by fall 2014. It will built on the existing emergency-room parking lot.
Applications are being accepted for the 2014 Miss Georgia South Pageant.
The Richmond Hill Lions Club met jointly with Fred Warnell, club member and supervisor with the Coastal Georgia Soil and Water Conservation, on May 23.
Hundreds are expected to descend upon eastern Liberty County this weekend to replicate the miles-long treks that many students of Dorchester Academy endured to get an education.
Many folks who attend church rarely - or not at all - tell me Christians don't know how to have fun.
The Pembroke Garden Club's Beauty Spot award for May went to Courtney and Bobby Tilley of the Black Creek community.
Former county chief tax appraiser Dan Rollf was recently honored with a reception celebrating his retirement and his 13 years of service to Bryan County. Rollf was the chief appraiser during much of the growth time leading up to and through the housing recession. It was his job to properly assess properties and to make sure the county had a stable digest through these changing times.
McIntosh County is adjacent both to Liberty County and the coastline. In 1777, three parishes made up Liberty county - St. John, St. James and St. Andrews. In 1793, St. Andrews was split off and made into McIntosh County.
ATLANTA – A memorable treasure was unwrapped for a Bryan County man courtesy of the Georgia Lottery. Daniel Thomas of Richmond Hill won a $100,000 top prize playing the new instant game Jumbo Bucks Crossword.
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