Two hundred thirty-three years ago, a defiant Lt. Col. John McIntosh, commander of 200 patriots defending an earthen fortification overlooking the Medway River, defied a British officer's demand to surrender Fort Morris.
This glowing, pink flower was a lonely bud on an azalea bush that decided to wait to bloom on a cool, 48-degree day in late October.
Hundreds of people enjoyed mouth-watering barbecue, potato salad, cinnamon apples and more Saturday when the Richmond Hill United Methodist Church hosted its annual Bar-B-Q, Bazaar and Silent Auction.
Civilians in communities surrounding Fort Stewart are welcome to enjoy Christmas brunch, featuring traditional holiday favorites, from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 4 at Club Stewart, building 405.
Homes of Integrity will host the second annual dancing-lights show from 6-10 p.m. Nov. 24-Jan. 2 at its model home in Richmond Hill.
A group of University of Georgia students from Richmond Hill keep up to date with what's going on back home with the Bryan County News. Here they are with family and friends Nov. 5 during the second annual Richmond Hill Tailgate at a UGA game in Athens. The tailgate was hosted by Skip and Cindy Youmans, who attend all games in their RV.
This month I would like to share the 10 "power foods" – foods that are packed with phytonutrients and antioxidants.
Craig and Mary Kay Duede of Richmond Hill are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Erin Duede to Kevin Hixson, son of Tom and Nita Hixson of Richmond Hill. The couple plans to get married in June.
Some residents of the northwestern Haitian town Bonneau will soon have clean water to drink thanks to efforts from the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill.
Their claim to the land pre-dates the American Revolution, and yet their parents and grandparents gave up their plots – some willingly, some not-so-willingly – for the sake of the nation when then-Camp Stewart was established in 1940, just in time to help prepare the Army for World War II.
Hundreds of plates of turkey, dressing, vegetables and dessert are expected to be made at Pembroke United Methodist Church on Thanksgiving Day and handed out to ensure that less fortunate North Bryan residents have a hot meal to enjoy.
The Richmond Hill Garden Club recently named Mr. and Mrs. Gary Jahn residence Yard of the Month for November. They also received a plaque, as well as a gift card for Tim and Dave's Nursery.
Elaine Rutherford and Joyce Fowler served as hostesses for the Pembroke Garden Club's October meeting at the Dixie Harn Community Center. The two prepared a lovely table of refreshments for the members. University of Georgia Extension agent Don Gardner, guest speaker, talked about native plants and their care.
Residents can drop off shoeboxes of gifts for Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan's Purse, from Nov. 14-21 at Richmond Hill United Methodist Church.
We will always have the vivid memories of our favorite summer jobs. We leave these jobs and move on, never giving them a second thought. Sometimes, these memories pop up. We sit back with a pleasant smile, asking ourselves, "Did I really do that?"
For their March meeting, the Pembroke Garden Club members enjoyed a trip to the Georgia Southern University Botanical Garden in Statesboro, also known as Garden of the Coastal Plain. The ladies enjoyed a tour of the garden led by guide Kathy Tucker, viewed the many variety of plants on the well-kept rounds, and the small one room schoolhouse on the premises; then enjoyed lunch at a local restaurant.
Restoration Worship Center of Richmond Hill will present dinner and the comedic one-act play, "The Slabtown District Convention," at 6 p.m. May 10 at the Wetlands Center in J.F. Gregory Park.
SAVANNAH - The Savannah Sand Gnats will have their fourth annual "Pack the Park" game, benefiting Park Place Outreach - Youth Emergency Shelter, starting at 7:05 p.m. April 29 at Grayson Stadium.
The Pembroke Garden Club recently named its beauty spot and yard of the month for March.
ALL THE FANBOYS and gamer girls will come out to play this weekend, when GnomeCon descends upon Savannah like a beneficent dragon.
The second annual Unity in the Community festival, formally the Jazz and Unity in the Community, will be held from 1-9 p.m. May 31 at J.F. Gregory Park.
The large billboard could be seen half-mile away when traveling north on I-95, near the town of Dunn, N.C. The colorful ad depicted a large dinner plate with two eggs over-easy, several slices of bacon and a generous portion of good ol' Southern grits.
Georgia Game Changers Running Company is sponsoring its second annual spring Decorate an Old Running Shoe contest this month. Participants will decorate shoes and turn them into Game Changers no later than Sunday.
Third Infantry Division soldiers and their families braved the rain Sunday to crowd into the Newman Fitness Center gymnasium for a free concert by Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band. The event was moved indoors due to rain and was delayed an hour, but that didn't keep attendees from waiting for and enjoying the show.
FORT STEWART - Soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Division and their families crowded in the Newman Fitness Center gymnasium Sunday to enjoy a free concert by Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band.
ON THEIR WAY TO SAVANNAH IN 1864, Gen. William T. Sherman's forces tried to capture the Doctortown train trestle over the Altamaha River in Wayne County, Ga.
THERE'S A GOOD reason the John-Michael Tebelak/Stephen Schwartz musical Godspell has endured and prospered for more than 40 years. Its Christian theme notwithstanding, it's a story about love and family-building.
Richmond Hill resident and Marine Corps and Vietnam veteran Dave Lovell was chosen March 15 as veteran of the day at Magic Kingdom in Disney World. Lovel paraded down Disney's Main Street with his family, including wife Ginny, son Danny, daughter and son-in-law Donna and Johnny Hodges, Diane Hodges and grandson Tyler Hodges.
Shingles is an infection that can cause a painful rash, and about half of all cases occur in people older than 60.
Relay for Life is a yearly event that seeks to raise money for research to find the cure for cancer and to help those diagnosed with cancer and their families cope with the realities of fighting the disease.