The Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Cemetery Council has scheduled the installation's fall cemetery and historical site visit for Wednesday, Nov. 17. The public is invited to come along.
The steady and rhythmic "heartbeat" of Mother Earth sounded loud and clear as Voice in the Wind dancers demonstrated traditional styles of Native American dance Tuesday at Fort Stewart's Marne Garden. The presentation was made in honor of National American Indian Heritage Month.
Richmond Hill residents and employees celebrated Think Pink Day on Friday by donning pink attire for breast cancer awareness.
Bryan County Elementary School participated in the first ever McTeacher's Night in conjunction with the McDonald's in Pembroke.
The Pembroke Garden Club recently named their Beauty spot and lawn of the month for October,
Every year, under the leadership of Col. Paul Cordts, MEDDAC Hospital Commander, Brigitte Shanken, director of volunteer services at Winn Army Community Hospital, spearheads community enhancement projects for hospital volunteers to visit nursing homes in adjacent counties.
An inscription at the top of the glossy, black Vietnam Veterans Memorial partially relays the stories of countless men and women who can't tell their own:
Pembroke Garden Club members Reta Willoughby, center, Diane Stewart and Jean Faught stand with Oleander District Director Winette Almon, left, and Garden Club of Georgia President Betty Grimes in front of the wreath given during a remembrance ceremony at the Oct. 12 Oleander District meeting in Savannah. Jasper "Dick" Willoughby and Miriam Bush were among those recognized at the ceremony.
The Savannah Militia Camp No. 1657 will hold a dedication ceremony of a memorial marker for Confederate soldier Elias L. Lastinger at 11 a.m., Nov. 6 at Lower Black Creek Cemetery in North Bryan.
Earlier this month, Jim Bunn had a dilemma. The co-founder and volunteer of the Matthew Freeman Project: Pens & Paper for Peace had to find a way to move 1.5 tons of school supplies from Gulfport, Miss., to Camp Atterbury Base in Edinburgh, Ind., where the PRT Nuristan Mountaineers were stationed. Students of the Gulfport High School recently collected the supplies, and the Mountaineers had agreed to distribute the supplies in Afghanistan during an impending ...
Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., recently presented a U.S. flag that had been flown over the Capitol to the Long County Library.
SAVANNAH - On Sept. 23, Savannah/Chatham Court Appointed Special Advocates, Inc. welcomed 13 new CASA volunteers to its ranks of serving in the best interests of children. The volunteers were joined by CASA staff, board of directors and family, and Juvenile Court Judge John Beam Jr. presided over the ceremony.
Well-known Riceboro resident Henry L. Relaford, 90, served his country when called, despite the fact America and the military were segregated in the 1940s.
Navy Seaman Recruit Dennis A. Blair II, son of Angela K. Bell of Richmond Hill and Dennis A. Blair, of Franklin, Va., recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
Tiger Scouts from Pack 400 Den 5 visited the Richmond Hill Historical Society Museum after learning about the city's history and earning their first rank advance on Sept. 25.
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.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University's Division of Continuing Education and Senior Citizens Inc. are working together to teach people how to detect, prevent and protect the elderly from physical abuse and financial exploitation.
The Midway-Riceboro branch of the Live Oak Public Library is closed to allow staff to set up the new branch housed in the Liberty County Community Complex on Highway 84. The new library facility is expected to open Oct. 21.
The Bryan County Emergency Services firefighters are swapping their normal blue uniform T-shirts for bright-pink shirts in October to support the fight against breast cancer.
During the past year - my first as an American citizen - I have learned about a whole new set of public holidays.
A perfect day out on the marsh at Waterways Township was made even better Saturday by a crisp fall breeze and a clear, blue sky.