Pembroke Garden Club recently anounced its Yard of the Month and Beauty Spot for July. Michael and Gina Ferreira home in the Black Creek area won the Yard of the Month in July. Ricky and Caroline Kangeter's of Black Creek won the Beauty Spot award.
Talking to my British friends and relatives has been extremely weird this month - in some ways I feel like Alice must have felt when she fell through the looking glass.
As I've indicated in other food columns, sometimes you can learn a lot about American history through the history behind dishes that Americans enjoy. Okra is one of those foods.
The Richmond Hill Historical Society and the Richmond Hill Convention and Visitors Bureau will celebrate Henry Ford's life on the 150th anniversary of his birth with a party and open house from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Richmond Hill Museum.
Health advocates William Collins, Cheryl Medina and Kay Hughes from Bryan County are headed to Austin, Texas, to join more than 1,300 substance-abuse prevention specialists and advocates for Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America's 2013 Mid-Year Training Institute.
Ann Purcell with the Georgia Department of Transportation soke about on Bryan County transportation and solutions to keep traffic moving during a recent meeting of the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill. Purcell was the guest speaker of the club's first meeting under its new president, Larry Barker.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University's Callie Harkness has been recognized by the National Kitchen and Bath Association with an honorable mention in a student design competition for creating a living space for someone with mobility issues.
Members of Pembroke Boy Scout Troop 295 and Cub Pack 141 led a recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance on Monday prior to a meeting of Pembroke City Council. In the background is Mayor Pro Tem Johnnie Miller.
My first paying job was picking pumpkin squash in a farmer's field for 2 1/2 hot summer days. I probably was about 10 years old. Daddy and Papa both had given me various non-paid tasks since I was 4, but I made $1 a day working for this farmer!
Officers were installed June 27 for the 2013-14 slate for the Richmond Hill Lions Club.
SAVANNAH - Parker's recently launched its "Free Gas for a Year" gas giveaway contest, which will run through July 31.
What do you do with an American flag when it becomes tattered and worn? Pembroke's Cub Scout Pack 141 and American Legion Post 164 demonstrated just that recently when it conducted a Dignified Flag Retirement Ceremony on the day after Flag Day. The community throughout the year had turned in to the Legion dozens of flags to be disposed. Cub Scoutmaster Lonnie Dombrowsky and Post Commander Ernie Mitchell welcomed the crowd of nearly 50. ...
The Pembroke Garden Club recently visited Thompson's Garden on Highway 67 for their June meeting. The group got to see the rare Elliottia racemosa, also known as the Georgia plume.
The Bryan County Health Department is offering the shingles vaccination to those ages 60 and older.
After recently visiting England, I am almost embarrassed to say that one of the things I enjoy most about going back is treating myself to some traditional British foods I grew up with.
Basic training in 1973 at Fort Jackson, S.C., was not a culture shock to me. Daddy was a Marine, so I grew up under strict supervision and was used to being dropped for pushups or called a maggot.
A chilly morning turned into a perfect fall Saturday as Pembroke broke out its celebration of autumn with the second annual Spooktacular 5K/10K and fall festival at DuBois square.
Within 30 minutes of open registration at the Warriors for William 5K in J.F. Gregory Park on Sunday, race numbers had completely sold out. Walkers, runners, volunteers and other supporters came in droves to support a special little boy with a serious illness.
AARP is looking for volunteers to help with its Tax-Aide program.
The Bryan County 4-H Club and the city of Pembroke will host the 30th annual Christmas Parade and Festival on Dec. 14.
ATLANTA - The Governing Board of Common Cause Georgia unanimously elected Richmond Hill native Clint Murphy to the board during its September meeting.
Back in the Stone Ages - before hot wings were invented to satiate armchair quarterbacks, and when pro-football games were on Friday, Saturday or Monday and did not interfere with Sunday church services - football fanatics chowed down pounds of cheese, summer sausage and tater chips during the game.
Suites at Station Exchange Executive Director Rich DeLong, second from left, presents a $1,000 check to Deborah Heddendorf, director of the local Alzheimer's Association chapter, on behalf of the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill during a club social event at Fia Rua in Richmond Hill. The club raised the funds by participating in the recent Walk to End Alzheimer's event. Also shown are Rotarians Christopher Lea, Byron Atkinson and Gene Durante.
Richmond Hill Pharmacy held its 10th annual health fair on Friday complete with expert pharmacists and staff onsite to answer questions and provide health information to guests.
Gordon and Phyllis Holland will celebrate their 66th wedding anniversary on Oct. 25.
It's practically impossible to miss a hot air balloon.
In its 15th year of operation, the Great Ogeechee Seafood festival welcomed thousands of guests to J.F. Gregory Park over the weekend in what has become one of Richmond Hill's most anticipated events of the year.
The Richmond Hill Presbyterian Women will hold "Fall into Christmas" From 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 2 at the Richmond Hill City Center.
The fourth Annual Midway fly-in drew a crowd Saturday to Steve Berg's grass runway called Berg Park Aerodrome on Old Gress Island Road in Midway. Fixed-wing aircraft, ultra-lights and remote control plane ruled the skies over the 2,400-foot runway.
Goodwill of the Coastal Empire and Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia are teaming up to donate clothing and household items to the annual Good Turn Day Drive on Oct. 26.