Local veterans gathered at VFW Post 6602 in Hinesville last Saturday for a flag retirement ceremony, which was conducted by Post 6602 and American Legion Post 168.
GeorgiaCares, a program administered by the Coastal Regional Commission Area Agency on Aging, will have training for volunteers at the Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, March 25. Lunch will be provided.
The Youth Department of Mill Creek Baptist Church is sponsoring a benefit gospel concert to help defray the medical cost of two young ladies who were afflicted with incurable diseases. The program is scheduled for Sunday, March 28 at 4 p.m. at the church located at 327 Mill Creek Church Road, Ellabell.
ATLANTA - During the past 30 years, more than 5,000 people across the state have worked tirelessly for the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension without compensation. They are the state's master gardeners, volunteers trained in horticulture who make up the network of dedicated individuals who love gardening and share their time and talents with the community.
The Altamaha Southern Miss Pageant is set for 2 p.m. Sunday, May 2, at Celebration Castle in Ludowici. The pageant's theme is "Cinderella and Her Prince." It is the preliminary to the Georgia Southern Miss State Scholarship Pageant.
Melissa Elizabeth Hagin and Gordon Burnett Carswell, Jr. were united in marriage on December 13, 2008, at the First Baptist Church in Statesboro, Ga. The Reverend Daniel Bryant of Pembroke officiated.
James and Regina Hess of Richmond Hill, Ga. are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Dr. Theresa Marie Hess, to Captain Matthew Charles Hays Freeman, son of Lisa and Gary Freeman of Richmond Hill, and Mark and Paula Hays of Evanston, Ill.
If you aren't a regular fan of television or radio news and don't carefully read newspapers, you may be unaware of measles outbreaks that have occurred in the United States and other nations believed to be immunized against that disease. Fifteen states, including Georgia, are involved in the largest U.S. outbreak in more than ten years with at least 127 people known to be sick with measles.
Theft by taking May 30 – A Daniel Siding Road resident reported her gold Citizen watch, valued at $350, as stolen after finding it missing from her home. She said the suspected offender, who works for her, might've stolen it, but another man who works for the offender also could've been the culprit. While the deputy interviewed the woman, the offender called to say his sister had the watch in her possession. ...
Seeing is believing, and sometimes hearing can lead to seeing. Recently during a field trip with the Savannah Ogeechee Audubon I realized how important it is to not only know your birds by sight, but by sound as well. During a walk in the woods the spring foliage hides many of the birds we hope to find, however with a keen ear we can listen for them. This alertness combined with a bit ...
The essence of summer is found in fresh seafood, and a trip to a sandy beach along the Georgia coast. What better way to celebrate summer with family and loved ones than with a moist and succulent lobster cake. I came up with this recipe while in Guana Cay in the Abacos and had several lobster to use up before we left the island. This is a wonderful base recipe that you could ...
Fashions change, prices change, automobiles change. But, most of us have a very hard time changing or adjusting to new landscape procedures. We just want to have the greenest manicured lawn in the neighborhood. We all need to come to the understanding that the things we do to our yard affect our family, community, and environment.
Over the past few weeks you may have noticed a new bird in the neighborhood. Or have you? A popular backyard feeder bird, the American goldfinch, goes through a dramatic transformation in preparation for spring breeding. So it is entirely possible they were there all along. During the winter months males and females appear alike in color, a very drab gray. Upon the arrival of spring the males begin to molt into their ...
As the owner and lead trainer of You Need Fitness!, certified Personal Trainer Derek Frazier is used to whipping adults of all sizes into shape, so to speak.
Chipper Residents of Richmond Hill are invited to bring their trees to a drop off center located in J.F. Gregory Park on Saturday, Jan. 5 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Trees will be chipped into mulch or used as wildlife habitat. The mulch will be used for public beautification projects. Participants will receive a free dogwood seedling, while supplies last. For more information you can visit the website at www.KeepGeorgiaBeautiful.org ...
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.
Chronic-disease self-management program leaders' training will be in Richmond Hill.
More than $850 was raised Oct. 24 during the Bryan County Bark Park's Howl-o-Ween at Fish Tales.
ATLANTA - Damon Elmore, an Atlanta-area HR executive and Georgia lawyer, is determined to put the wheels of his bike down in every Georgia county, hoping to raise more than $31,000 for the Georgia Legal Services Program and Willie Dean Ministries in Atlanta.
SAVANNAH - Best-selling authors Scott Turow, Mitch Albom and Eben Alexander will headline the 2014 Savannah Book Festival, set for Feb. 13-16.
Back in the land of my birth, there has been a great deal of excitement about the recent christening of the third in line to the throne - his royal highness Prince George of Cambridge, the 3-month-old son of Prince William and Princess Catherine.