Hundreds of fiction, nonfiction, self-help, children's and other books will be available when the Friends of the Richmond Hill Library hold their annual book and yard sale from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. April 2 at the library on Ford Avenue.
The following is some information and tips for those heading to downtown Savannah to celebrate St. Patrick's Day during the next couple of days:
Members of the Richmond Hill High School National Honor Soceity hosted a fundraising garage sale Saturday for Dylan Moore, the Richmond Hill 9-year-old battling leukemia. Funds raised were not available at presstime.
Ten calm, imposing Budweiser Clydesdale horses, their human handlers and one 6-month-old playful Dalmatian pup named Brewer are guests of Fort Stewart this week. The Clydesdales have been a crowd-pleasing part of the Savannah St. Patrick's Day parade for several years.
Sam Lilley is on a mission. The 14-year-old Richmond Hill High School freshman made a commitment last summer to raise $5,000 to help build a well in a remote village in Africa.
Georgia Guardsman Command Sgt. Major Randall Parker is looking forward to helping make children smile in a war-ravaged country that also has long been wracked by opium use and trafficking.
Georgia Lions Camp for the Blind camper Jessica Lanier of Bryan County recently received a $150 check from the Pembroke Lions Club. The money will send her to the Georgia Lions Camp for the Blind in Waycross in July. For more information about the camp, visit www.glcb.org or contact the local Lions Club.
At a time when everyday individuals are receiving numerous opportunities to display their talents on hit shows like "American Idol" and "America's Got Talent," Coastal Chevrolet is presenting one for area residents with the Coastal Empire's first-ever dealership talent search.
While she has some experience as a barber of sorts, serving mankind as a physician might be Jennifer Smith's destiny.
Area residents soon will have several ways of chipping in to assist Dylan Moore, the Richmond Hill 9-year-old boy who was diagnosed with leukemia late last year.
The Bryan County Republican Party will hold its annual convention at 9 a.m. Saturday at Southern Image Restaurant at 3881 Hwy. 17 in Richmond Hill.
Been to Cuba lately?
Members of the Richmond Hill Garden Club recently planted native plants at the Duval Henderson Park south of Richmond Hill. The garden club maintains a butterfly garden along with several bluebird houses at the park.
The bride, dressed in a long, ivory gown, and her tuxedo-clad groom showed not a hint of nervousness.
Members of Boy Scout Troop 527 recently erected 11 historic markers throughout Richmond Hill.
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.
However long I am lucky enough to live in coastal Georgia, I don't think I ever will get used to preparing for Christmas in temperatures of 80 degrees like we enjoyed earlier this month.
It was a day of celebration at the Richmond Hill Garden Club's annual Holiday Luncheon, held last week at the Richmond Hill City Center.