Mary LeCounte Baggs will join the century club July 23, when she will officially celebrate 100 years of a full and active life. Having lived in Riceboro all her life, Baggs has seen the dirt roads of early 20th century Liberty County paved over with change. And she has left her mark on the community.
Last month the descendants of Pembroke's first mayor, John Bacon and his wife Elizabeth Canady Bacon gathered at the J. Dixie Harn Community Center for their 10th Annual Bacon Family Reunion.
For the last four years, Kittie Franklin has served as Executive Director of the Richmond Hill - Bryan County (RHBC) Chamber of Commerce. In that time, she's helped to support and grow local businesses, making sure they find their niche in our community.
Bomber Girls Ladies' Riding Club, a group of female motorcycle enthusiasts formed in 2007 with a goal of "supporting military personnel and their families," has been making an impact by holding local fundraising events to send care packages overseas to deployed soldiers.
Richmond Hill's Ellen Cusimano graduted cum laude from Georgia State University College of Law on May 14 and will be practicing animal law and vet malpractice with VetCounsel, LLC.
Army Reserve Pvt. Charles J. Hall has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
Members of Boy Scout Troop 357 of Pembroke were at Screven Motor Speedway recently. They were there to assist the Lions Club with a fundraiser for the Camp for the Blind as a community service project. The boys got an opportunity to visit the pits and watch the races, according to Scoutmaster Dave Williams.
As temperatures soar, don't be surprised if you see more late-afternoon activity on your sidewalks and driveways, particularly activity of the slithering variety. Not to worry, though: Snakes can be a homeowner's best friends, as long as you remember a few important tips.
Kidz-Etc had its annual Independence Day Pageant last weekend. This year's event drew 24 contestants.
Soldiers are tree huggers, too. Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield was recently designated a Tree City USA community by the Arbor Day Foundation.
Residents of Magnolia Manor showed their true colors recently during their first annual Red, White & Blue Spirit Competition. Each floor of residents represented one of the three colors (first floor represented red, second floor represented white and third floor represented blue). Throughout the day, each team participated in a series of events ranging from the watermelon seed spitting contest, to karaoke. With such enthusiasm from each team, staff awarded a three way tie to the residents.
The Richmond Hill Historical Society will hold a six-week course on the history of Coastal Georgia from 4-6 p.m. each Tuesday from March 11-April 15 at the Richmond Hill Museum, 11460 Ford Ave.
Richmond Hill High School students with Bryan County Drug Free Coalition and Craig and Sharon Butts of Unity in the Community held a fundraiser Jan. 20 at the Dollar Store in Richmond Hill.
During the last few months, we have had a lot more European influences in our home as we have been the main host family to a university exchange student from the Czech Republic as part of our Rotary Club's involvement in the Georgia Rotary Student Program.
SAVANNAH - VOICE Festival Executive Director Maria Zouves on Jan. 24 at the Ford Plantation unveiled a new program for the second annual festival, which is Aug. 1-17 in and around Savannah.
A fund has been set up to help a local family devastated by a fire last week.
The Bryan County Bark Park recently announce that a regular monthly Bring Your Own Dog Yappy Hour will take place the second Thursday of every month to fundraising efforts for the building of the county's dog park at Henderson Park.
Can you imagine life without ham? Me either. There would be no ham and eggs, just eggs. There'd be no country ham biscuits, just biscuits.
The Richmond Hill Garden Club has selected a live oak in the parking lot of Marker 107 at Kilkenny Creek as its special site of the month.
Historically attired interpreters passionate about their subject brought Sunbury's Civil War history to life Saturday at Fort Morris State Historic Site in Sunbury. The site is well-known for its Colonial and Revolutionary War history, but the war that tore apart the nation and families from 1861-65 also impacted Sunbury's small community.
The Bryan County Health Department recently received a 2014 Car Seat Mini-Grant from the Georgia Department of Public Health, Injury Prevention Program.
On what could be the biggest night of teenage girl's life, there are some that may not have that special dress to make it all the more memorable. That's why a former Richmond Hill Girl Scout is pitching in to make some prom dreams come true.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University's Division of Continuing Education will host the fourth annual Professional Perspectives on Family and Workplace Violence Conference.
Well, Christmas and the New Year now are behind us, and just around the corner is Groundhog Day on Feb. 2.
Salon 17 in Richmond Hill was nothing short of a buzz of activity on Monday, with a woman seated in nearly every chair having her makeup done or getting a new haircut.
They moved with a purpose from the dining room to the kitchen and back. Their pace was pretty good for 400-year-olds.