Pembroke Garden Club recently anounced its Yard of the Month and Beauty Spot for July.
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?
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.
The Rape Crisis Center has announced that the upcoming sexual-assault nurse examiner training, provided by the Georgia Network to End Sexual Assault, will be March 22-25 in Savannah.
The Pembroke Garden Club recently announced the winners of the Christmas decoration contest for Pembroke businesses.
SAVANNAH - Scott Turow will be the featured author at the 2014 Savannah Book Festival SBF@SCHOOLS student session Feb. 13.
Lanier Primary School students collected more than 800 food items between Thanksgiving and Christmas for the Bryan County Family Connection food bank.
When I was growing up in England, there was a famous sitcom called "Fawlty Towers," written by and starring Monty Python star John Cleese. The plot focused around fictional Basil Fawlty (Cleese), an appallingly rude hotel owner. Only 12 episodes were ever made, and in 2000 the British Film Institute voted the series the best British Television series of all time.
Georgia writer Flannery O'Connor was mistaken - a good man isn't so hard to find, but finding a good bowl of butter beans can sometimes be challenging, unless you cook them yourself.
Due to a ruptured pipe and flooding, the staff of Marne Behavioral Health, 206 Harmon Ave., on Fort Stewart, has temporarily moved to the second floor of the new Liberty Wing at Winn Army Community Hospital.
Wednesday's rainy weather did not dampen the spirits of members of Liberty County's African-American community, many of whom gathered on New Year's Day at Thebes African Methodist Episcopal Church in Midway to celebrate the 151st anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation's signing.
2013 was a great year for recreation in Bryan County, where hundreds of kids got the chance to run, jump, skate, score, cheer, throw, pass, catch and tackle - and learn to have fun in the process. Our RecPlay photographers were there for the ride.
I emulate Biblical role models like Joshua, David, Peter and Paul. Jesus is more than a role model. He's God. I also look up to military heroes like Francis Marion, John Singleton Mosby, Alvin York, Audie Murphy and Paul R. Smith. It's my culinary heroes, though, who teach me new recipes and inspire me to develop my own skills in the kitchen or at the grill.
The Pembroke Garden Club held its annual Christmas luncheon on Dec. 5 at the Dixie Harn Community Center.
SAVANNAH - The Coastal Empire Council, Boy Scouts of America and the Okefenokee Area Council, Boy Scouts of America have announced they are currently exploring the possibility of combining forces to form a new Coastal Georgia Council.
Not everyone has a home for the holidays. The homeless do exist here in Liberty County though they rarely are seen on the streets. Not all homeless find themselves on park benches, in tents or sleeping in their vehicles. Many area homeless individuals and families seek temporary lodgings at area motels or rely on family and friends to shelter them.
Richmond Hill Middle School sixth-graders Sam Bertagnolli and Isabella Perry stand before the school's Christmas tree with the donations they, along with RHMS seventh-grader Suzie Bertagnolli, collected for the shelter at Bryan County Animal Control.
Millions of Americans have gained a few pounds since Thanksgiving. They'll add on a few more on Christmas and New Year's Day.