"It's not about the miles, it's about the smiles." That's the motto of Eddy Rodriguez, a man from the Miami, Fla., area who is walking from his hometown all the way to Washington, D.C. His route will consist of about 1,050 miles and he's planning on getting to the nation's capital sometime in July. He left Miami on March 20, but like he said: "It's not about the miles, it's about the smiles." "I can ...
Spirit of Peace Lutheran Church is currently building its new church home on Hwy. 144 in South Bryan County. To help furnish the sanctuary, members of Spirit of Peace Youth participated in a 16-hour fundraiser called Rock For Chairs.
You can't go back home – or can you? There's something about old home sites that call out to us.
Walter Burns got his hair cut last Friday night. So his family, friends and neighbors threw a party. Really, all of America and most of the world had reason to celebrate. The veteran had sworn nine and a half years ago that he would not cut his hair until Osama bin Laden was caught or killed. Bin Laden claimed to have planned the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, ...
The Richmond Hill Recreation Association (RHRA) has implemented a new weather warning system to alert spectators, athletes and staff of lightning strikes in the area.
The home of John and Ramany Tzen on Egrets Way Lane in the Waterford subdivision was chosen by the Richmond Hill Garden Club as Yard of the Month for May.
Army National Guard Pfc. Michael Barker has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
Wendy Bolton, president of the foundation, said close to 200 people attended the Root Ball fundraiser Saturday at the Richmond Hilll City Center in J.F. Gregory Park, helping raise about $15,000 through ticket sales and silent and live auctions.
On the 60th year of its observance, National Day of Prayer was celebrated in Richmond Hill as a day to come together in spirituality, with a focus on praying for strength in difficult times.
Gladys Marks' rose garden won awarded the Beauty Spot for April by the Pembroke Garden Club. Not pictured are Mr. and Mrs. John Morris of Ellabell who received the club's honor of Yard of the Month for April.
Pat and Dan Collins of Richmond Hill announce the birth of their granddaughter, Camille Collins Bartelt. She was born April 26, 2011, at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta. Great-grandparents are Bill and Betty Hurst of Richmond Hill and the late Julia Hurst.
St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church in Richmond Hill is collecting items to deliver to the victims of the recent tornado outbreaks in Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi.
At the weekly Rotary meeting April 28 at the Richmond Hill City Center, members presented a $1,000 check to Autism Support Corner President Jeanette Orr, whose 8-year-old daughter, Angel Orr, was diagnosed with autism as a young child.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Elvis has left the list. Ending a run that started in 1955, Elvis did not make the list of 1,000 most popular baby names compiled by the Social Security Administration. The name never topped the charts, peaking at No. 312 in 1957 and making a slight comeback after Elvis Presley died in 1977. But The King's first name was in the top 1,000 for 55 straight years, something that cannot be said ...
The Bryan County 4-H program will host a rabies clinic from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at Lanier Primary School off Hwy. 280.
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.
Documentary filmmaker Michael Jordan will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Richmond Hill Museum at 11460 Ford Ave. as part of the Richmond Hill Historical Society's monthly lecture series.
Students from Savannah Technical College helped paint the Richmond Hill History Museum recently as part of the Richmond Hill Historical Society's effort to renovate the building built in 1941 by Henry Ford as a kindergarten for local children. The museum is open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday-Saturday, and admission is free. For more information, call 756-3697 or visit www.richmondhillhistoricalsociety.com.
Midway native Mark McCullough intends to keep a TV show he's developed based on his late father's remarkable life free of "ridiculous stereotypes."
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill donted $100 to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Mark Bolton accepted the donation on behalf of his son, Nicholas Bolton.
Members of the Richmond Hill Garden Club held their fall kick-off meeting Sept. 11 at the Wetlands Center in JF Gregory Park.
Jams, jellies and fruit preserves always have been an essential part of what I considered dessert - a cathead biscuit smothered with butter and homemade jam, jelly or preserves.