ATLANTA - A jewelry store manager in Bulloch County has unlocked a chunky yet charming prize from the Georgia Lottery.
The Junior League of Savannah is taking applications for community projects and community-assistance funds and has extended its deadline to Dec. 15.
Around 30 volunteers added a little cheer to Thanksgiving when Pembroke United Methodist Church helped prepare meals Thursday for less fortunate residents in North Bryan.
Pet owners can help raise funds for the Bryan County Bark Park on Dec. 2 by having their dogs take pictures with Santa Claus. The event will be from 1-4 p.m. at PawParazzi, 11408 Ford Ave. at Parkers Square in Richmond Hill.
Hospice Savannah's 21st annual Tree of Light candle-lighting and memorial gathering is set for 5 p.m. Dec. 2 by the band shell in Forsyth Park.
Today we celebrate 50 years of "shaken, not stirred" with a review of "Skyfall," the 23rd picture in the 007 series.
WaterWays Township announces the opening of the Cottenham Nature Trail, a back-country multi-purpose trail system for the master-planned community's bikers and pedestrians.
We are all suffering from "political overload" and don't worry, I am not going to comment on the recent elections. However, in reading and watching all the media coverage, I was reminded of a recent trip to our nation's capital city. This vacation really brought into perspective for me that the Constitution and the democracy in which we live is so much more than the politicians of the moment.
The Richmond Hill High School Young Republicans Club volunteered Saturday night at the SMA Charity Ball at the Marriot in downtown Savannah.
Near-perfect November weather and the smell of ribs on the smoker and fish in the fryer drew in a large crowd for this year's Ricefest on Saturday in Riceboro.
SAVANNAH - Tickets for four terrific special events at Trustees Theater during the 2013 Savannah Book Festival, slated for Feb. 14-17, will go on sale at 10 a.m. Monday:
WASHINGTON (AP) - The ranks of America's poor edged up last year to a high of 49.7 million, based on a new census measure that takes into account medical costs and work-related expenses.
Kate Sullivan, a student at George Washington Carver Elementary School, recently took third place in the essay division of the 2012 Ready Georgia art, essay and video contest.
Arts on the Coast held its annual Fall Art Show last weekend at its new home in the Speir Brogdon Building on Highway 17 in Richmond Hill.
Shoeboxes, toys, gifts and more are on the minds of volunteers at Richmond Hill United Methodist Church this week as they wrap and pack boxes as part of Samaritan's Purse Operation Christmas Child.
Not long after the sun went down Saturday night, a few hundred people gathered along the banks of the Ogeechee River at the Fort McAllister Marina for the 24th annual Lighted Boat Parade.
The 31st annual Christmas in Pembroke Parade and Festival runs from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday on Main Street and throughout the city. The event, sponsored by the 4-H club and the city of Pembroke, will feature food, music, a children's area, carnival activities on DuBois Square and entertainment throughout the day on the Railroad Street stage. Vendor booths open at 9 a.m., and the parade begins at 10 a.m. For more information, call 653-2231.
Fog dissipated Saturday morning as families lined Ford Avenue, chattering excitedly in the crisp morning air as they awaited the start of the 19th annual Christmas Parade. Others packed into the Way Station Coffee Company to enjoy breakfast and hot coffee before the festivities began.
Guests at St. Philip's Episcopal Church on Saturday marveled at international holiday scenes brought to Hinesville courtesy of the Episcopal Christian Women's ministry. The church's annual "nativities from around the world" event ran from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and featured a Christmas tree raffle.
The fifth annual Christmas Bazaar filled Dorchester Village Civic Center with the sights, sounds and smells of the season Saturday.
Fort Morris State Historic Site hosted its annual Colonial Christmas festival on Saturday, giving visitors a taste of 18th century holiday traditions and seasonal entertainment.
Geechee Kunda hosted its 10th annual Old Time Riceboro Sugarcane Harvest and Arts n' Crafts Show last weekend as part of the center's effort to preserve the history of the Geechee culture.
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill's annual fundraiser will feature the ABBA Girlz/ABBA Tribute Band live in concert from 6:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, at the Richmond Hill City Center.
Bryan County Emergecy Services will again give Santa a ride this year, and he is asking for donations of unwrapped boys and girls toys so that he can help some less-fortunate children in the area. Kris Kringle's holiday visiting schedule:
Maybe you have heard the saying, "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure."
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