Students at the Ford Academy's pre-school recently raised $1,000 to help pay for another child's medical bills.
Senior citizens who meet and eat five days a week at the Pembroke Seniors Center are always making crafts, and they have some to sell: knitted and crocheted items, decorative birdhouses, some leftover Christmas decorations and more.
Valentine's Day is often a time for adult couples to show their affection. But Valentine's Day is a fun time for kids, too. Children often hand out and receive Valentine's Day cards and enjoy sweet treats.
Armed with a sheet of paper and a memory spanning decades, Angus McLeod treated listeners Thursday to an oral presentation of Richmond Hill's more recent history, peppered with engaging anecdotes that had the audience of about 40 laughing out loud.
National Alliance on Mental Illness Statesboro will offer its well-known Family-to-Family education course from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. beginning Feb. 10 at Pittman Park United Methodist Church, 1102 Fair Road in Statesboro.
Chocolate is a Valentine's Day must-have. Fondue, just one of the many ways to enjoy the sweet treat, is as popular as ever with lovebirds in search of desserts to share. The warm, melted cocoa concoction is usually served with small slices of fruit, cake or cookies for dipping.
Since the fall of 2009, Common Threads has been knitting and crocheting everything from chemotherapy caps to blankets to American Girl doll clothing for charities in the Richmond Hill area.
Richmond Hill's Cub Scout Pack 527 held its annual Pinewood Derby on Saturday at Richmond Hill United Methodist Church.
High school proms can be the highlight of adolescence for teenage girls. "When you're in high school, it's so important," said Wendy Sims, director of the Bryan County Family Connection. "[For girls] if you can't have a dress, you can't go to prom." In Bryan County, one Richmond Hill High School senior has been working to change that. She wants to give all girls the chance to go to the prom in a beautiful dress ...
The YMCA of Coastal Georgia provided $2.2 million in financial assistance in 2010 to more than 25,000 children, individuals and families in its four county service areas, and it hopes to do it again with the Priceless Gifts Campaign, which kicked off Monday.
When I heard about the little girl whose microphone stopped working as she was singing "The Star Spangled Banner" before an ice hockey match in Virginia, I must admit I got a little choked up.
Common Threads knitting group of the Richmond Hill Public Library joined other participating states in the 2011 Special Olympics USA Scarf Project.
Tickets are now available for the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill's charitable fundraising prom-themed dance at 7 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Richmond Hill City Center in J.F. Gregory Park.
A former member of Boy Scout Troop 486 in Richmond Hill has climbed the ranks to Eagle Scout in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Marie Winters always wears a lock of pink in her short hair. It's a sign of her support for people suffering from cancer.
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.
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.