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.
Cars lined the side of Highway 144 on Thursday as folks flocked to Plantation Lumber and Hardware for its ninth annual open house.
Area World War II veterans got a chance to mingle and share stories Wednesday when the Richmond Hill Exchange Club hosted a special Memorial Day program at the Richmond Hill City Center.
Kroger stores throughout the Atlanta division are raising funds for the American Red Cross, which is supporting those affected by the tornadoes that hit Oklahoma on Monday.
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!"
Ask Richmond Hill High School senior Sydney Scooler to rank how important music is to her on a scale of 1-10, and she comes back with a nine.
The Bryan County Democrats will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Crossroads Center on the third floor.
When I was a young girl growing up in England in the 1970s and '80s, the Oscars seemed to me to be the height of American sophistication and, as my school friends and I naively imagined, must be typical of the social scene in the U.S.
That wise Southern philosopher, Jeff Foxworthy, suggested one's origins affect how one talks, works, plays and thinks.
In response to an invitation to express our opinion, I believe our city is suddenly growing too fast.
The Richmond Hill YMCA is launching its annual campaign this month to ensure Bryan County residents have access to community programs and resources that support youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.
Those of us who like meat need only look to Genesis 9:3 to support our affinity for the four most important food groups - beef, pork, chicken and seafood.
The autobiography of Margaret Davis Fennell Judy, longtime Richmond Hill resident who became a protege of Henry Ford, is set to make its debut to the public from 2-7 p.m. March 19 at the John W. Stevens Wetlands Education Center in J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.
With the Winter Olympic Games under way in Russia, it was an opportune time for area Girl Scouts to participate in their annual globally-themed day of fun and learning.
The simple fact was that there we were, there was the ice cream box, and we had a key that fit. We simply took advantage of a situation that was presented to us.
The Richmond Hill Historical Society will hold a six-week course on the history of Coastal Georgia from 4-6 p.m. each Tuesday from March 11-April 15 at the Richmond Hill Museum, 11460 Ford Ave.
Richmond Hill High School students with Bryan County Drug Free Coalition and Craig and Sharon Butts of Unity in the Community held a fundraiser Jan. 20 at the Dollar Store in Richmond Hill.
During the last few months, we have had a lot more European influences in our home as we have been the main host family to a university exchange student from the Czech Republic as part of our Rotary Club's involvement in the Georgia Rotary Student Program.
SAVANNAH - VOICE Festival Executive Director Maria Zouves on Jan. 24 at the Ford Plantation unveiled a new program for the second annual festival, which is Aug. 1-17 in and around Savannah.
A fund has been set up to help a local family devastated by a fire last week.