Coloring Easter eggs, hiding them and hunting for them has been a holiday staple for generations. Every now and then, however, Easter celebrants desire something different.
The Richmond Hill Garden Club recently selected the home of William and Deborah Villagomez at 106 Knollwood Court in Bailey Plantation as the March Yard of the Month. Maintaining an attractive yard during this time of the year often proves difficult, but the Villagomezes' yard was neatly kept with shrubs that had been trimmed, beds that had been edged and mulched, a carefully mowed lawn and a maple tree bursting into bloom.
The search is on for Georgia's outstanding senior volunteer. The Salute to Senior Service program - sponsored by Home Instead Inc., the franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care network - honors the contributions of adults 65 and older who give at least 15 hours a month of volunteer service to their favorite causes. Nominations for outstanding senior volunteers will be accepted between through March 31. State winners will be selected by popular vote at ...
Jack and Norma Carney of Richmond Hill announce the engagement and pending wedding of their daughter, Kacy Irene Carney of Atlanta to Jonathan Adam Weakley of Atlanta, son of Diane Weakley of Richmond, Va., and Roger Weakley of Aylett, Va.
"Snake!" It's one of those exclamatory words that cause some people to panic. Some people freeze instantly, afraid to take another step, while others begin a series of steps that look like they're auditioning for Riverdance. Nonetheless, as temperatures get warmer and flora and fauna show signs of spring in Coastal Georgia, encounters with snakes are common.
A wine-and-cheese fundraiser for the Bryan County dog park will start at 5 p.m. April 24 at Marker 107, 2943 Kilkenny Road, Richmond Hill.
If I had an entrepreneurial spirit (and budget), there are some natural fragrances that I think should be bottled and sold as perfumes, after-shave lotions and air fresheners. I'm not talking about floral scents like orange blossoms, gardenias or honeysuckle, which already have been marketed. I'm talking about the really good-smelling stuff like frying chicken, piping hot pizza or bacon - especially bacon.
My parents have come from England to see us to celebrate their golden wedding anniversary - a milestone I can't imagine but very much hope my husband and I reach (he will have to live to 91 years old). Although I speak from only 13 years of experience being married, I have to say that I think it is a wonderful institution - and yes, I have heard the old joke about "but who wants to live in an institution?"
Peach Hubbard works on a pastel drawing during a recent workshop sponsored by Arts on the Coast. Local artist Carol Hartley taught the workshop on the use of soft pastels and light. Look for more workshops and events in the coming months from Arts on the Coast.
Austin Overby and Kaleb Orchard were recognized March 5 during a Richmond Hill City Council meeting for earning the rank of Eagle Scout. The scouts are members of Troop 400 in Richmond Hill. Mayor Harold Fowler read a resolution to both Overby and Orchard during the meeting and presented certficiates to them.
A local women's gym will waive the joining fee to new members who contribute toward its donation goal.
Children ages 6-17 who have experienced the death of a loved one within the last 18 months are invited to attend a weekend, overnight camp organized by not-for-profit Hospice Savannah's Full Circle bereavement staff and volunteers.
The 8th annual Midway Arts Festival is seeking vendors to show and sell their work. The festival will be from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 27 in the Midway Historic District. Admission and parking are free admission. It is also homecoming weekend for the historic Midway Church, which was founded in 1792, and offers tours of the church, Midway Museum and Cemetery by descendants of the Midway Society. Artists, authors, crafters, musicians and food vendors are ...
Here in Coastal Georgia, the weather usually is favorable year-round for grilling, but there are exceptions.
Youth in Bryan County looking for summer activities have the opportunity to travel to various places in Georgia through the county's 4-H program.
In ancient times, before "inventive spelling," young minds were required to learn phonics and spelling rules. We even had word lists on which we were tested weekly - words we not only had to spell correctly but define and use properly in a sentence.
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!"
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