Volunteers in North Bryan put on their work gloves Saturday in honor of National Day of Service to help begin the makeover process of the old Gateway Community Service building to ready for some new tenants.
Temperatures here could drop into the 20s early Wednesday and the whole area has been put under a freeze warning for tonight.
Atlantic Area CASA (court-appointed special advocates) will host new volunteer training from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15 at the Liberty County Health Department, 1113 E. Oglethorpe Highway, Hinesville.
The 200 Club of the Coastal Empire, a nonprofit that provides financial assistance to families of first responders who lose their lives in the line of duty, will kick off its inaugural Legacy of Service Series with an advance screening of the film "Parker" at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 24 at the Lucas Theater, 32 Abercorn St. in Savannah. "Parker" was produced by Stratton Leopold of Savannah.
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal has settled on a proposal that could allow lawmakers to avoid voting directly to extend a high-profile hospital tax that helps provide a significant part of state health-care spending.
SAVANNAH - "Johnny Mercer and Me!," an original play based on the life of songwriter and singer John Mercer, will be performed Jan. 25-26 at the Averitt Center for the Arts at the Emma Kelly Theater in Statesboro.
Dasher's Piano Studio students performed recently for senior citizens at the Bryan County Health and Rehabilitation Center and at Shadowmoss Plantation to share their talents and holiday spirit during the Christmas season.
ATLANTA - Forecasters say the weekend's mild weather is giving way to cooler temperatures across Georgia and the threat of flooding in much of north Georgia.
Pembroke Garden Club members Reta Willoughby, left, President Diane Stewart and Evelyn Barone gather recently behind the holiday-decorated food table as the hostesses of the club's annual Christmas Luncheon.
I recently returned from a holiday visit to the land of my birth and discovered that there is frenzied excitement about Prince William and Princess Catherine's unborn child, who is expected to arrive sometime this summer. This baby will be third in line for the British throne after Prince Charles and William.
NEW YORK - From the Rocky Mountains to New England, hospitals are swamped with people with flu symptoms. Some medical centers are turning away visitors or making them wear face masks, and one Pennsylvania hospital set up a tent outside its ER to deal with the feverish patients.
Two girls show off their gifts from Santa Claus, while the big man in red visits with others during the American Legion Post 164's annual holiday supper in December.
The Richmond Hill Lions Club held its annual Christmas Dinner/Auction at the Richmond Hill City Center in J.F. Gregory Park. This was an entertaining evening with Fred Warnell serving as auctioneer.
SAVANNAH - Former Vice President Al Gore has been added to the list of speakers for the upcoming Savannah Book Festival.
Actor Richard Gere's career has spanned about four decades now, with highlights including his work in "An Officer and a Gentleman," "Pretty Woman" and the musical motion picture, "Chicago".
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!"
April 20 to May 20: Just when you thought you had everything planned to the smallest detail, you get some news that could unsettle things. But a timely explanation helps put it all back on track.
The Pembroke Garden Club had two events last month; its plant sale at the Pembroke Farmers Market, and its monthly meeting, at which Diana Churchill, bird watcher and photographer, spoke about creating backyard habitats for birds.
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