Ownership brings responsibility. Wild mustangs can fend for themselves, but making them saddle horses requires the owners to provide food, shelter, medical care and grooming. Wild wolves can take care of themselves quite nicely, thank you; but the domesticated dog depends upon us.
Lauren Berrett, center, recently was named Junior Rotarian of the Month by the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill. With her are Richmond Hill High School principal Helen Herndon, left, and Rotary Club President Brice Ladson. Berrett is an avid golfer with plans of becoming a dental hygienist.
It was pumpkin-picking time for many area residents Saturday when dozens of families made their way to J.F. Gregory Park for the Richmond Hill Garden Club's 13th annual Pumpkin Patch.
For many U.S. families, caring for aging parents goes beyond physical care.
NEW YORK - As many as 13,000 people received steroid shots suspected in a national meningitis outbreak, health officials said Monday. But it's not clear how many are in danger.
The Richmond Hill Lions Club learned all about area birds during its meeting Sept. 27 at the John W. Stevens Wetlands Education Center in J.F. Gregory Park.
One of the most original films of the year is in theaters now. It's called "Looper," and I'll give you everything you need to know about this sci-fi thriller without any spoilers.
A 'Zumba for Zion' fundraiser will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Kelly and Co. Dance Studios, 3740 Highway 17, next to Molly McPhersons in Richmond Hill.
MACON, Ga. (AP) - A local archaeologist is planning the first major excavation of Creek Indian towns along the Ocmulgee River since digs at the Ocmulgee National Monument mounds during the Depression. The first of three excavations is slated for a popular park within the Macon city limits.
Two weeks ago, one day after the 225th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution and exactly 219 years after George Washington laid the cornerstone of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington D.C., I went to Atlanta and wept. But don't worry these were not tears of sadness but rather tears of joy: I raised my right hand and swore an oath of allegiance to the United States of America. I became a naturalized American citizen.
Richmond Hill's own Mark Taylor will hold a signing event for his new book on political activism, "Is the American Dream a Farce?" from 2-3 p.m. Saturday at The Ice Cream Stop in the Publix shopping center on Highway 144.
Steve and Valentina Long of Sterling Woods Drive in Sterling Woods subdivision are given the Yard of the Month award for October by Cathy Jahn on behalf of the Richmond Hill Garden Club. The couple also received a gift certificate to Tim and Dave's Nursery in Richmond Hill.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- As days get shorter and nights become chillier, the annual fall foliage show is getting under way in the Southeast.
Hundreds of kids were beaming with smiles Saturday as they enjoyed carnival-style games, sweet treats and more at George Washington Carver Elementary School during the third annual Fall Festival.
NEW YORK - U.S. births fell for the fourth year in a row, the government reported Wednesday, with experts calling it more proof that the weak economy has continued to dampen enthusiasm for having children.
Allergy sufferers in the Southeast could be in for a groggy fall, as warm and wet months ahead will promote mold spore growth and prolong ragweed season, AccuWeather reports.
Going to an estate-sale is more than just looking for antiques and other items to buy. To me, it marks the end of the owner's active life.
The Richmond Hill Garden Club has selected the home of Richard Ralls at 120 Harvey Drive as the yard of the month for September. Ralls' yard has hidden gingers with white-and-lavender blooms below the leaves. It also features cast iron plants, elephant ears, nandina, ivy and salvia, all situated under sprawling oaks. A Japanese maple provides a focal point, and confederate jasmine adorns the mailbox.
The Richmond Hill City Center recently announced Festive Fridays, a new initiative from 5-7 p.m. each second and third Friday beginning this month.
Unity in the Community founders Craig and Sharon Butts met with Richmond Hill City Councilman Johnny Murphy to discuss plans for the city.
DECATUR - AARP Foundation Tax-Aide - the nation's largest free, volunteer-run tax preparation and assistance service - is seeking volunteers across Georgia to help taxpayers seeking assistance preparing and filing their 2014 tax returns.
My husband loves Mexican food and took me out for a Mexican meal recently. It struck me that, even when it comes to exotic cuisine, palates differ greatly between the two nations I love: Britain and the good ol' USA.
At last week's Rotary Club meeting at the City Center, Danielle Webb gave a presentation about childhood cancer and her family's battle against this disease, which their 4-year-old son, William, lost earlier this year. She talked about the nonprofit organization set up in his honor, Warriors for William, and also asked for support of the second annual Warriors For William 5k at 8.30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.
American Legion Post 164 will host a Legion Youth Group Poker Run on Nov. 1 to help support local kids who use the Legion Post for events.
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill has launched a program to help support approximately 70 hungry children who attend our schools and rely on the Backpacks of Love program that they do not go hungry over the weekends and during school vacations.
The Living Well Coastal Workshop is a free, six-week program on self-managing of health conditions.
STATESBORO - In 2012, the PBS show Time Team America tracked the adventures of a Georgia Southern University archaeologist and students at Camp Lawton, a Civil War POW camp in Millen, as they uncovered buried secrets using the latest technology and decades of expertise.
Here's what the stars hold for you this week:
A fleet of model planes took to the skies last weekend at Savannah's Staff Sgt. Anthony Davis Memorial RC Model Airfield to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project.
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