The family of Evan Nelms, the 5-year-old Richmond Hill resident battling acute myeloid leukemia, is encouring people to register as bone marrow donors this week.
It seems it has been so long since we received any steady, sustained amount of rain that folks have forgotten what soon follows on its heels. Yes, we are seeing mushrooms ornamenting our lawns, gardens and woods. The fungi need water just like all other life forms to complete their life cycles.
Are you looking for a different sort of fishing trip where the scenery is spectacular, the boat traffic is minimal and the action is hot? You can't do much better than a trip down the Satilla River in South Georgia going after redbreasts, otherwise known as "red bellies" to the locals. The Satilla is your best chance in the southeastern United States to catch a red breast over a pound.
Music and decorations from the 1950s filled the Richmond Hill City Center on Thursday when Bryan County Family Connection hosted its annual appreciation luncheon to recognize those who help the organization.
Breast cancer and abdominal surgery patients at Memorial University Medical Center will soon receive a little handmade love in the form of comfort pillows thanks to a group of Richmond Hill ladies.
The raindrops in the local area now have a new place to fall and to be used to improve the gardens of homes across Bryan County, thanks to the rain barrel workshop held recently in Richmond Hill.
Richmond Hill residents Mike Braver, left, Jeff Humphrys and Joe Florenza took a copy of the Bryan County News along for the ride May 27, when they made the trip to Washington, D.C., for the 25th anniversary of "Rolling Thunder," a POW/MIA awareness protest/parade in which hundreds of thousands of motorcycles head out of the Pentagon parking lot to circle the city.
I have a love of islands, maybe because I am from the British Isles, or maybe because I enjoy the feeling of escape that going to an island offers.
Richmond Hill has again been formally recognized by a national nonprofit as a Playful City USA community.
Mr. and Mrs. Mike Murphy stand before the yard of their Black Creek home that was awarded Yard of the Month for May by the Pembroke Garden Club.
Rick and Carla Howard stand in the yard of their Richmond Hill home that was recently awarded Yard of the Month for June by the Richmond Hill Garden Club. The yard is beautified with well-trimmed shrubs, blooming perennials and well-placed mahonias and gardenias. Carla Howard gives credit for the maintenance to her husband, Rick. The couple also received a gift certificate to Tim and Dave's Nursery in Richmond Hill.
Sportsmen who hold recreation, hunting or fishing permits for Fort Stewart or Hunter Army Airfield can renew them online at webtrac.mwr.army.mil/sites/ga.html.
They say if you teach a man to fish, he'll eat for life. If the same holds true for children, more than 300 youngsters from Bryan County should never have to worry about going hungry.
At the last meeting of the year recently, the Friends of the Library were surprised and delighted by the library board with a plaque dedicating the conference room to the Friends of the Library.
BRUNSWICK - If you're getting ready for a summer vacation on Georgia's coast, remember that your family won't be the only ones enjoying the beach.
In conjunction with the August book room sale, the Richmond Hill Library and the Friends of the Richmond Hill Library will host a book signing by local author and chocolatier David Willis from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University has announced the schedule for the 2014-15 Moveable Feast lecture and performance series, presented by the university's College of Liberal Arts in historic venues throughout Savannah. All events are free and open to the public.
Many of my columns are pretty light in tone and content as I generally aim to amuse as well as enlighten readers. This is not one of those columns.
Unity in the Community teamed up with Plantation Apartments to throw a back-to-school celebration for young people of the community Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. James Kline of Houston, Texas are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelly Josephine Kline, to Shaun Christopher Quinn, son of Mr. and Mrs. Keith Quinn of Richmond Hill, Georgia.
An open meeting of the Natural Resources Study Committee on aquifer storage and recovery will be at 1 p.m. Monday in the Jekyll Island Convention Center.
The Bryan County Emergency Services has announced the inaugural Citizens Emergency Services Academy will run from 7-10 p.m. for eight consecutive Thursdays beginning Sept. 11 and concluding Oct. 30.
The topic of employee health will be explored at the Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce's Lunch and Learn at noon Tuesday, Aug. 12, at the Chamber office, 2591 Highway 17, suite 100 in the Crossroads Center.
Sarah Rash was the special guest at the recent meeting of the Richmond Hill Lions Club.