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.
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.
Whether or not you are a fan of the books in Craig Johnson's Walt Longmire mystery series or the A&E television series based on them, "Longmire," his newest book is sure to please.
Sometimes at a public gathering someone will privately comment on one of my food columns. Most are kind, telling me how much they agree with my assessment of steaks, seafood or certain restaurants. Others tell me up front I got it all wrong about which is better - North Carolina, Georgia, Texas, Memphis, Kansas City or St. Louis barbecue.
The recent dog wash fundraiser at PawParazzi Pet Boutique and Grooming Spa raised more than $500 towards the building of the new Bryan County Bark Park, as board members confirm that land-clearing and building will start soon.
For the first time in its 62-year history, Richmond Hill United Methodist Church will hold its annual barbecue Nov. 3 in conjunction with a homecoming celebration and playground dedication.
A Statesboro civil-rights attorney and Pembroke pastor has been elected the newest leader of the Georgia State Conference NAACP.
Ameris Bank's fourth annual "Helping Fight Hunger" initiative is collecting non-perishable food items this month.
The other night, I enjoyed a microwave corn dog.
The Dolphin Project invites the public to "Dolphins & Desserts" at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, in Stewart Hall at First Presbyterian Church, 520 Washington Ave. in Savannah.
In spite of unseasonably high temperatures on Saturday morning, the Richmond Hill Garden Club's 14th annual Pumpkin Patch was the picture of fall splendor - and hundreds of visitors came out to J.F. Gregory Park to enjoy it.
Richmond Hill Garden Club recently named St. Clair and Willie Granderson home on Boyd Drive in the Melrose subdivision the yard of the month for October. The Grandersons also received a gift certificate from Tim and Dave's Nursery as part of the award.