Pembroke Garden Club recently anounced its Yard of the Month and Beauty Spot for July. Michael and Gina Ferreira home in the Black Creek area won the Yard of the Month in July. Ricky and Caroline Kangeter's of Black Creek won the Beauty Spot award.
Talking to my British friends and relatives has been extremely weird this month - in some ways I feel like Alice must have felt when she fell through the looking glass.
As I've indicated in other food columns, sometimes you can learn a lot about American history through the history behind dishes that Americans enjoy. Okra is one of those foods.
The Richmond Hill Historical Society and the Richmond Hill Convention and Visitors Bureau will celebrate Henry Ford's life on the 150th anniversary of his birth with a party and open house from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Richmond Hill Museum.
Health advocates William Collins, Cheryl Medina and Kay Hughes from Bryan County are headed to Austin, Texas, to join more than 1,300 substance-abuse prevention specialists and advocates for Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America's 2013 Mid-Year Training Institute.
Ann Purcell with the Georgia Department of Transportation soke about on Bryan County transportation and solutions to keep traffic moving during a recent meeting of the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill. Purcell was the guest speaker of the club's first meeting under its new president, Larry Barker.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University's Callie Harkness has been recognized by the National Kitchen and Bath Association with an honorable mention in a student design competition for creating a living space for someone with mobility issues.
Members of Pembroke Boy Scout Troop 295 and Cub Pack 141 led a recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance on Monday prior to a meeting of Pembroke City Council. In the background is Mayor Pro Tem Johnnie Miller.
My first paying job was picking pumpkin squash in a farmer's field for 2 1/2 hot summer days. I probably was about 10 years old. Daddy and Papa both had given me various non-paid tasks since I was 4, but I made $1 a day working for this farmer!
Officers were installed June 27 for the 2013-14 slate for the Richmond Hill Lions Club.
SAVANNAH - Parker's recently launched its "Free Gas for a Year" gas giveaway contest, which will run through July 31.
What do you do with an American flag when it becomes tattered and worn? Pembroke's Cub Scout Pack 141 and American Legion Post 164 demonstrated just that recently when it conducted a Dignified Flag Retirement Ceremony on the day after Flag Day. The community throughout the year had turned in to the Legion dozens of flags to be disposed. Cub Scoutmaster Lonnie Dombrowsky and Post Commander Ernie Mitchell welcomed the crowd of nearly 50. ...
The Pembroke Garden Club recently visited Thompson's Garden on Highway 67 for their June meeting. The group got to see the rare Elliottia racemosa, also known as the Georgia plume.
The Bryan County Health Department is offering the shingles vaccination to those ages 60 and older.
After recently visiting England, I am almost embarrassed to say that one of the things I enjoy most about going back is treating myself to some traditional British foods I grew up with.
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.
Bryan County Bark Park organizers will hold a dog wash fundraiser and microchip clinic from noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 6 at PawParazzi, 11360 Ford Ave. in Richmond Hill.
When my wife and I were preparing for our first child, we attended a bunch of classes about birthing. They told us our daughter wouldn't develop a sense of taste for the first year or longer.
The earth trembles under your feet when they prance down Main Street. It is thrilling and romantic to watch them pass in review.
Daniel and Crystal Selph of Bryan County announce the marriage of their daughter, Riviera Selph, to Sean Jon, son of Terry and Lee Ann Joy of Bulloch County.