More than 100 people gathered on Fort Stewart Friday evening in remembrance of those who have gone missing or were killed in action while serving in the military over the past several decades.
On Aug. 10, Jesse Newman, a life-long resident of Bryan County, was given by Hospice of Savannah and the U.S. Army a certificate of appreciation that recognized and honored him for his service to his county and upholding liberty and freedom for all.
The Beta Theta Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met on Sept. 7, in the social hall of the Pembroke United Methodist Church.
Air National Guard Airman 1st Class David C. McGrath graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Cancer is a terrorist.
The United Way of the Coastal Empire, the local chapter of the national organization, was formed with the goal of "improving lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities," and the 2010 Bryan County Campaign Kick-Off is set with a luncheon on Tuesday, Sept. 14, at the John W. Stevens Wetlands Education Center in J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.
School has started for almost everyone of school age. Mothers are thinking of the things that need to be done, such as cleaning out the kids' rooms and all the closets in the house - it's the perfect time to put things aside that can be donated to the Friends of Pembroke Library.
On behalf of Richmond Hill City Center and The Wilderman Group, Conference and Catering Manager Christina Waters presented a check for $1,025 to Operation Homefront/Georgia last week.
The roar of cannon fire and the pungent smell of gunpowder filled the air at Fort McAllister State Park on Saturday, marking its annual Labor Day Festival.
It's getting to be that time of year again.
Natalie Brown of Richmond Hill completed her Silver Award for Girl Scouts earlier this summer.
Bryan County Drug Free Coalition Director Bill Collins recently presented awards to a number of people who have been instrumental in the program's success. Collins made the presentations during the Bryan County Board of Education meeting on Aug. 26 at Bryan County High School. Also honored but not pictured were Deborah Hamm and Shayrae Lonon.
Pvt. Samuel Groover recently completed a 14-week infantry training at Ft. Benning, Ga, Home of the Infantry. He was in the Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion, 19 Infantry Regiment.
The Pembroke Ministerial Fellowship would like to invite all ministers, pastors and local government officials of Pembroke and the surrounding area to rally around the flag pole at the courthouse on Saturday, Sept. 11, at noon for a time of prayer for our nation.
The descendants of James Benjamin and Frances Hodges Newman, Henry M. and Mary Ann Bacon Burnsed will combine their reunion this year.
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.