SAVANNAH - The American Cancer Society is seeking "champions" in the Savannah/Chatham and surrounding areas who are interested in helping to spread the word about the importance of participating in cancer prevention study-3 (CPS-3), a nationwide study to help researchers better understand the genetic, environmental and lifestyle factors that cause or prevent cancer.
SAVANNAH - The 22nd annual Savannah Toy Run will be held Dec. 1 at Savannah Harley-Davidson, 6 Gateway Blvd. W.
Kay Green, South Bryan Recreation director, and students in her line dancing class casts its spell last week in Savannah's City Market. The class also performed at Kroger in Richmond Hill in the days leading up to Halloween.
Elaine Boggs Realty Group sponsored a Frosty the Snowman raising to benefit Toys for Tots on Thursday evening.
On the way to a training event last week in Statesboro, I had the opportunity to observe numerous cotton fields. White bolls puffed out with no rain in the forecast suggested harvest would not be far off.
Residents looking to pay homage to men and women of the Armed Forces in recognition of Veteran's Day will have several opportunities in Bryan County to do so throughout the weekend and into next week.
ATLANTA - A day after Barack Obama's re-election, Gov. Nathan Deal suggested that he will not implement a Georgia health insurance exchange as part of the 2010 federal health care overhaul that ranks as the president signature legislative achievement.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division is considering changes to the ferry-fee structure for certain guests. A modest rate increase is being considered to address increased operational costs and maintaining fiduciary responsibilities.
A fundraising campaign for a new dog park in Bryan County is under way.
MACON - Education officials say Mercer University's local nursing program, which begins next fall, is part of a surge of nursing programs in central Georgia.
Across the county, kids young and old enjoyed the Halloween spirit Wednesday evening. Here, Carolyn Eljam hands out candy evening to a fairy princess that was going door to door in the Main Street subdivision on Halloween.
ATLANTA - Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is urging Georgians to change the batteries in their smoke alarms at the same time they changed their clocks back to standard time this Sunday.
Mrs. Lynn Bishop of Black Creek stands in the area of her yard that was chosen as the Beauty Spot for October by the Pembroke Garden Club.
Bryan County 4-H members began the celebration of National 4-H Week, observed Oct. 7-13, with an announcement of the poster-contest winners. Kaci Romano of Bryan County Elementary won first place, Bailey Lopata of George Washington Carver Elementary earned second place, and Courtney Minis of BCES was in third place. The posters were displayed throughout the week in the window of the UGA extension office's window.
It happened on a corner just up the street on my way home. It was about 9 o'clock on an October night, and the only thing to do was just walk home, since there was nothing else to do to get my kicks in this town.
The Richmond Hill City Center has confirmed that it is the presenting sponsor for the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill's annual fundraiser Saturday.