Nancy Frye, left, Michele Meacham, Amanda Styer and Dana Brown gather recently to discuss plans for the coming Richmond Hill Chili Cook-off and Christmas Parade and set for Dec. 3 and 4, respectively. They, along with Roberta Bennett, Butch Broome, Harvey Lashley and Jessica Means, make up the planning committee for the holiday events and have been working on this year's festivities since October.
Army Reserve Pfc. Nicholas B. Longphre has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.
The cities of Pembroke and Richmond Hill will be doing their part to make the holiday season special for residents of Georgia's hospitals by serving persons with developmental disabilities and behavioral health needs through the Mayors' Christmas Motorcade.
There was a steady stream of traffic as folks came out to Riceboro Saturday to celebrate the Gullah/ Geechee Culture and the city of Riceboro's signature event – the 2010 Ricefest.
On Sept. 30, five employees of the Fort Stewart Network Enterprise Center marched into retirement.
It was sunny and breezy Veterans Day on Thursday, and Lisa Freeman said she could not have asked for a better day to hold the inaugural 5K run/walk in memory of her son.
On Oct. 29, Court Appointed Special Advocate volunteers from Liberty, Long, Bryan, McIntosh, Evans and Tattnall counties assembled in Hinesville for training on the Court Process Reporting System, a statewide database. The training, held at The Coastal Bank, was conducted by George Li of the Supreme Court of Georgia Committee on Justice for Children.
Members of Boy Scout Troop 357 and Cub Scout Pack 357 honor Veterans Day on Saturday by placing new flags in the park in downtown Pembroke during the annual flag ceremony. American Legion Auxiliary No. 164 dedicated the new flags in memory of Melvin L. Spier, who served in the U.S. Coast Guard. Richmond Hill will honor veterans with its annual Veterans Day ceremony at 11 a.m. Thursday in J.F. Gregory Park.
Bryan Neck Presbyterian Church commemorated its 125th anniversary on Sunday with a building rededication ceremony and reception open to the community.
Harold Bacon has lived his 76 years in North Bryan and has spent nearly all of that time doing something for others.
Joshua K. Marion graduated recently from the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps Leader Development and Assessment Course, also known as "Operation Warrior Forge," at Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Wash.
The Richmond Hill garden Club recently named 210 Fair View Drive in Richmond Hill Yard of the Month for November. Homeowners Gina and Phil Jablonski, who moved to Bryan County from Ohio in May, are responsible for the hard work on the yard. Gina said she loves the knock out roses because they provide beautiful color for the long growing season in Georgia.
On Thursday, most of the folks at Richmond Hill City Hall will take a break to honor service members of past and present in the city's annual Veterans Day ceremony.
The Pembroke Garden Club had a fall-themed monthly meeting on Oct. 21. The guest speaker was Don Gardner, the extension agent for Bryan County
Jack-o-lanterns lit up the night during the North Bryan Chamber of Commerce's pumpkin carving contest last week.
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.