Lt. Col. Duncan G. Hughes assumed command of the 4th Aerospace Medicine Squadron at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, Goldsboro. N.C., on July 26. He is the son of Glenn and Judy Hughes of Pembroke and the late Winnie Hughes.
Last week, 15-year-old Dalton Raulerson of Pembroke suited up for his first game as a member of the Pinewood Christian Academy varsity football team.
Go ahead - hit that snooze button. This Monday, it's OK. Labor Day, always the first Monday in September, signifies a day of rest for weary workers seeking a break. And, for many employees, it is a paid holiday. "It's a day that I get paid to sleep in," said Brad Lamb, an employee of Integrated Network Solutions. "Those are the fun days." Lamb plans to watch Georgia football, fire up his barbecue grill and ...
The Richmond Hill City Center teemed with activity Saturday at the Elegance in the Park bridal show, the facility's first bridal event since opening in February.
The 1965 graduating classes of Warner Robins High School and Northside High School of Warner Robins held a joint reunion this past Saturday. A barbecue was held on the grounds of the Governor's Mansion on West Paces Ferry Road in Atlanta and was hosted by Gov. Sonny Perdue, who is a 1965 graduate of Warner Robins High School.
Ladies, it's time to show off your best bra. The Suzie Q's are holding an "Art Your Bra" contest in which participants creatively decorate bras to be showcased and auctioned off at a Sept. 15 gala. All proceeds from the gala will be donated to area breast cancer treatment facilities. A gas fund will also be established for local women who have to drive to Savannah to receive their radiation or chemotherapy treatments. Contestants are ...
More than 125 walkers have registered to participate in the sixth annual Concerns of Police Survivors (COPS) Walk set for Oct. 9-10 along the C&O Canal on the beautiful Potomac River near Harper's Ferry, W.Va.
The Pembroke Garden Club recently named their Beauty Spot and Yard of the Month for August.
The 51st annual Kicklighter family reunion was held on Saturday, July 31, at Beards Creek Primitive Baptist Church in Glennville.
Kathy Hatcher's painting "Hanging Out," has won of the 2010 Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival Art Contest and will be used as the festival's poster this year. The festival is slated for Oct. 15-17 in J.F. Gregory Park
The teachers and coaches of some Richmond Hill Primary School will be trading in their instructors' caps Thursday evening for a McDonald's apron.
The United Way of the Coastal Empire will hold its Campaign Kick-Off from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8, at the Savannah Civic Center on W. Oglethorpe Avenue.
Dorchester Academy was one of 10 historic schools from 250 applicants across the country and the only one in Georgia to receive a $50,000 preservation grant from Lowe's this week. Lowe's Companies, Inc. and the National Trust for Historic Preservation awarded nearly $500,000 in grants from Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation to historic schools across America.
Classmates of Bryan County High School Class of 1970 spent time reminiscing and updating each other on their adventures and accomplishments in the past 40 years at their 40th reunion held on June 5 at Black Creek Golf Club.
Mr. and Mrs. Willie Conley of Blitchton will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 26, 2010. The couple was married in the Ellabell United Methodist Church by Dr. Victor Bowers on Aug. 26, 1950.
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.
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.