SAVANNAH - Eagle Scout alumni are invited to the Coastal Empire Council Boy Scouts' annual Eagle reunion and new Eagle recognition banquet Saturday, May 18, at the Elks Lodge, 183 Wilshire Blvd. in Savannah.
April 20 to May 20: Just when you thought you had everything planned to the smallest detail, you get some news that could unsettle things. But a timely explanation helps put it all back on track.
The Pembroke Garden Club had two events last month; its plant sale at the Pembroke Farmers Market, and its monthly meeting, at which Diana Churchill, bird watcher and photographer, spoke about creating backyard habitats for birds.
Autism is a disorder with no known cause or cure and, according to the Centers for Disease Control, cases of it are increasing.
Richmond Hill recently recognized its Employees of the Year at a luncheon during Georgia Cities Week. The city's top employees are: Russell E. Payton with the parks department; Michael Dekeyser with the wastewater treatment plant; Deborah Klee with the police department; David Williams (not pictured) with the fire department; Kim Cobb with planning and zoning; and Trenice Riley in general administration.
Pembroke Police Chief Mark Crowe has been selected to serve as the finance chairman for the State YMCA of Georgia in Bryan County for 2013.
One of the aspects of life in coastal Georgia that still delights me after four years of living here is the time people usually give to common courtesies, especially the willingness of people to say, "thank you," and show appreciation for what you do.
Bryan County residents looking for an afternoon of entertainment can enjoy jazz, gospel and country music in J.F. Gregory Park on Saturday during the Jazz and Unity in the Park event.
What you use to wash down your meal is as important as the barbecue, seafood or pork fried rice.
The fish were jumping Saturday at J.F. Gregory Park - right onto the hooks of more than 100 Richmond Hill kids during the city's annual fishing derby.
The Bryan County 4-H chapter earned 12 top-three placings March 23 at the 2013 District Project Achievement in Emanuel County.
Tatjuana Danielle Phillips was recently named Junior Rotarian of the Month for April by the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill. Phillips carries a GPA of 3.77 and plans to attend Savannah College of Art and Design in the fall. She participates in track and field, as well as vocal arts, and is also active in her community through mission and youth work at Savannah Christian Church.
Richmond Hill Parks and Tree Director Harvey Lashley, left, Mayor Harold Fowler and Assistant City Clerk Linda Phillips stand beside a live oak tree Thursday just outside of J.F. Gregory Park on Richard Davis Drive. The city planted the tree in honor of Arbor Day, which was Friday, and as part of Georgia Cities Week.
Only a few desserts excite me - my wife's special banana pudding, blackberry cobbler and fresh-baked chocolate-chip cookies. If biscuits are served with a meal, I save mine for later then enjoy it with local honey or cane syrup. That's my typical dessert.
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill recently announced the completion of an 18-month-long, matching-grant international relief program to provide clean, safe water to the George Washington School in Chalet, Port–de–Paix, Haiti.
The January 2014 meeting of the Richmond Hill Garden Club featured Midnight Star Pottery owner Erica Childress demonstrating pottery projects for the garden.
Joseph Walraven got into powerlifting because he wanted to get in shape, but it's become a way he can help someone else get well.
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.