A 27-year-old holiday tradition will fill the streets of Pembroke all day Saturday. The Bryan County 4-H Club will host the 2010 Christmas in Pembroke at 9 a.m., Saturday in the parking lot under the stoplight on Hwy. 280 in downtown Pembroke. The day-long holiday festival kicks off with 65 food and craft vendors, including merchants selling birdhouses, Christmas ornaments and unique clothing, as well as pictures with Santa Claus, electronic bull rides, airbrush tattoos, ...
Hattie Whitfield wants to help feed 100 families this month. Whitfield is the coordinator of Angel Food Ministries at a local host site in the Calvary Baptist Church in Richmond Hill. The nonprofit organization is based in Monroe, and it aims to supply families and people with low-cost, high-quality food. People can buy packages of foods, which include meats, starches and vegetables, for as little as $21 from the ministry. The nonprofit was started in ...
Logan Vance shyly sat on a Bryan County fire truck Tuesday evening with his fingers in his mouth as two captains and a division chief handed him a certificate naming the 3-year-old an honorary firefighter.
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill is dedicating a percentage of its fundraising efforts this year to help local causes in the weeks leading up to Christmas.
The Pembroke Garden Club named Tremble Funeral Home on Ledford Street the Yard of the Month for November and the club named Pembroke City Hall the Beauty Spot for November for the pansy bed around the city hall sign.
Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery will host Wreaths Across America, a holiday wreath-laying ceremony, at noon Saturday, Dec. 11 to honor and remember the nation's veterans. The Bonaventure Society, Children of the American Revolution is coordinating the event to pay tribute to veterans of each branch of the military, the Merchant Marines, prisoners of war and those still missing in action.
Air Force Airman Kevin M. Sullivan recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Aura Welch, Maria Martinez and Joyce Kelner are "fresh meat," enduring sore muscles and bruises from playing on a fast-paced and growing grassroots sport team.
Longtime Pembroke Lions Club member Marie L. Smith was recognized for her humanitarian work by Lions Club International and named a Melvin Jones Fellow on Nov. 16 by Joe Bill Brannon, Lions Club district governor. Brannon awarded Smith a plaque and said the Melvin Jones Fellowship is "the highest honor that a (Lions) club can give to an individual."
The Pembroke Garden Club had a Thanksgiving-themed meeting Nov. 18 for its regular monthly meeting at the Pembroke Community Center. The guest speaker was Scott Thompson of Thompson's Garden Center on Hwy. 67. The club will have its annual Christmas luncheon on Thursday, Dec. 9, at the community center.
Since 1993, hunters have been bringing meat to the tables of those in need through the Georgia Hunters for the Hungry program.
Some people give money during the holidays. Others give toys to needy children. And some, like Judy and Paschal Brewer, give Christmas trees.
The 59th annual Richmond Hill United Methodist Church Bar-B-Q, Bazaar and Silent Auction brought a taste of tradition back in a big way on Saturday.
Cub Scout Pack 357 from Ellabell met Nov. 13 with former NFL player Terry Bryant. Bryant, who played college football for the Clemson Tigers and later in the NFL for the Washington Redskins and Green Bay Packers, graciously offered his time to discuss football with the Scouts. He shared the details of football and also talked about the importance of family, respect and school. The Pack thanks Bryant for his time and for sharing his ...
PawParazzi and The Boy Scouts of America recently co-hosted a costume contest fundraiser to fund a new Veterinary Explorer Post program for Richmond Hill High School students.
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.