The recent Richmond Hill Garden Club meeting featured member Cean Scott Molinari presenting a program on flower arranging. Molinari, a retired florist, has designed arrangements and events for the famous and infamous, including icons of the design world, sports stars, television and radio personalities, politicians, balls and fetes and photo shoots.
In an effort to promote community outreach and awareness, Richmond Hill High School's Wildcat baseball players will be collecting school supplies at their annual "'Cats Night Out" varsity game, which is set for 6 p.m. March 29.
Around 500 Army wives of all ages acted like carefree, giggly school girls on Wednesday, during Operation Homefront Georgia's Cabin Fever event held at the Richmond Hill City Center in J.F. Gregory Park. Soldiers' spouses from Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield were given an opportunity to decompress from the stress of military life.
Hundreds of fiction, nonfiction, self-help, children's and other books will be available when the Friends of the Richmond Hill Library hold their annual book and yard sale from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. April 2 at the library on Ford Avenue.
The following is some information and tips for those heading to downtown Savannah to celebrate St. Patrick's Day during the next couple of days:
Members of the Richmond Hill High School National Honor Soceity hosted a fundraising garage sale Saturday for Dylan Moore, the Richmond Hill 9-year-old battling leukemia. Funds raised were not available at presstime.
Ten calm, imposing Budweiser Clydesdale horses, their human handlers and one 6-month-old playful Dalmatian pup named Brewer are guests of Fort Stewart this week. The Clydesdales have been a crowd-pleasing part of the Savannah St. Patrick's Day parade for several years.
Sam Lilley is on a mission. The 14-year-old Richmond Hill High School freshman made a commitment last summer to raise $5,000 to help build a well in a remote village in Africa.
Georgia Guardsman Command Sgt. Major Randall Parker is looking forward to helping make children smile in a war-ravaged country that also has long been wracked by opium use and trafficking.
Georgia Lions Camp for the Blind camper Jessica Lanier of Bryan County recently received a $150 check from the Pembroke Lions Club. The money will send her to the Georgia Lions Camp for the Blind in Waycross in July. For more information about the camp, visit www.glcb.org or contact the local Lions Club.
At a time when everyday individuals are receiving numerous opportunities to display their talents on hit shows like "American Idol" and "America's Got Talent," Coastal Chevrolet is presenting one for area residents with the Coastal Empire's first-ever dealership talent search.
While she has some experience as a barber of sorts, serving mankind as a physician might be Jennifer Smith's destiny.
Area residents soon will have several ways of chipping in to assist Dylan Moore, the Richmond Hill 9-year-old boy who was diagnosed with leukemia late last year.
The Bryan County Republican Party will hold its annual convention at 9 a.m. Saturday at Southern Image Restaurant at 3881 Hwy. 17 in Richmond Hill.
Been to Cuba lately?
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.
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill recently welcomed Chaplain Andrew E.V. Krey, executive director of Maritime Bethel at Savannah and pastor at Bible Lutheran Church in Rincon.
National Public Health Week will be recognized April 7 – 13 in Coastal Georgia.
Richmond Hill High School student Charis Peterson was recently named Junior Rotarian by the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill.
To commemorate National Public Health week on April 7-13, the Coastal Health District has given each day of the week a theme in an effort to send the public several health-related messages.
The Richmond Hill Garden Club has selected the holly trees in the Ways Station Shopping Center as its special "Set Your Sight on this Site" for March. These huge holly trees are not only beautiful due to their size and bright red berries, but the berries also provide food for the birds. The Richmond Hill Garden Club meets on the second Wednesday of the month September-May at the John W. Stevens Wetlands Education Center in J.F. Gregory Park. The club welcomes visitors and new members.