"It's not about the miles, it's about the smiles." That's the motto of Eddy Rodriguez, a man from the Miami, Fla., area who is walking from his hometown all the way to Washington, D.C. His route will consist of about 1,050 miles and he's planning on getting to the nation's capital sometime in July. He left Miami on March 20, but like he said: "It's not about the miles, it's about the smiles." "I can ...
Spirit of Peace Lutheran Church is currently building its new church home on Hwy. 144 in South Bryan County. To help furnish the sanctuary, members of Spirit of Peace Youth participated in a 16-hour fundraiser called Rock For Chairs.
You can't go back home – or can you? There's something about old home sites that call out to us.
Walter Burns got his hair cut last Friday night. So his family, friends and neighbors threw a party. Really, all of America and most of the world had reason to celebrate. The veteran had sworn nine and a half years ago that he would not cut his hair until Osama bin Laden was caught or killed. Bin Laden claimed to have planned the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, ...
The Richmond Hill Recreation Association (RHRA) has implemented a new weather warning system to alert spectators, athletes and staff of lightning strikes in the area.
The home of John and Ramany Tzen on Egrets Way Lane in the Waterford subdivision was chosen by the Richmond Hill Garden Club as Yard of the Month for May.
Army National Guard Pfc. Michael Barker has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
Wendy Bolton, president of the foundation, said close to 200 people attended the Root Ball fundraiser Saturday at the Richmond Hilll City Center in J.F. Gregory Park, helping raise about $15,000 through ticket sales and silent and live auctions.
On the 60th year of its observance, National Day of Prayer was celebrated in Richmond Hill as a day to come together in spirituality, with a focus on praying for strength in difficult times.
Gladys Marks' rose garden won awarded the Beauty Spot for April by the Pembroke Garden Club. Not pictured are Mr. and Mrs. John Morris of Ellabell who received the club's honor of Yard of the Month for April.
Pat and Dan Collins of Richmond Hill announce the birth of their granddaughter, Camille Collins Bartelt. She was born April 26, 2011, at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta. Great-grandparents are Bill and Betty Hurst of Richmond Hill and the late Julia Hurst.
St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church in Richmond Hill is collecting items to deliver to the victims of the recent tornado outbreaks in Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi.
At the weekly Rotary meeting April 28 at the Richmond Hill City Center, members presented a $1,000 check to Autism Support Corner President Jeanette Orr, whose 8-year-old daughter, Angel Orr, was diagnosed with autism as a young child.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Elvis has left the list. Ending a run that started in 1955, Elvis did not make the list of 1,000 most popular baby names compiled by the Social Security Administration. The name never topped the charts, peaking at No. 312 in 1957 and making a slight comeback after Elvis Presley died in 1977. But The King's first name was in the top 1,000 for 55 straight years, something that cannot be said ...
The Bryan County 4-H program will host a rabies clinic from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at Lanier Primary School off Hwy. 280.
MIDWAY - Evangelist Mark Cartwright is being recognized for 39 years in country music. The singer/songwriter, who has called Midway home for 20 years, is being inducted into the Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame.
Brush Buddies, a Keller art group, claimed a multitude of honors at the Coastal Empire Fair, held Oct. 31-Nov. 10 in Savannah.
If my wife wasn't such a good cook, I'd be 50 pounds lighter. I'm not blaming her, though.
Twelve area churches will serve as drop-off points during the national collection week for Operation Christmas Child shoe-box gifts from Nov. 18-25.
Evangelist Mark Cartwright is being recognized for 39 years in country music. The singer/songwriter, who has called Midway home for 20 years, is being inducted into the Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame.
Since I come from the land of tea and crumpets and few mosquitoes, I consider the overly sweet "sweet tea" and biting, flying bugs only minor drawbacks to living in this generally wonderful part of the United States.
Twelve area churches will serve as drop-off points during the national collection week for Operation Christmas Child shoe-box gifts. The week is set for Nov. 18-25.
My English IV teacher, Reomia Unold, said ambrosia was the food of the gods. I disagreed and told her so. She shook her head and sighed.
The Bryan County Bark Park will host its first dog-and-child friendly outdoor movie-screening fundraiser at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Ice Cream Stop at the Publix shopping center on Highway 144.
A group of "modern-day treasure hunters" got the chance to camp out Saturday at Fort McAllister State Historic Park as part of the State Park system's geocaching program.
Ronda Rich not only carried on a family tradition of finding humor in life's challenges, she made a career of it.
The Richmond Hill Garden Club recently selected Debra and Bobby Ware for the Yard of the Month award for November for their home on Mill Run Road.
Everyone knows Henry Ford built cars. Most know Ford built what eventually became modern day Richmond Hill.
I'm often asked why I don't write other commentaries. It's better to write about things you know about, and it's easier to do it when it's something most folks can agree on - like food.
The American Cancer Society is seeking volunteers and teams for the Relay For Life in Bryan County.