Former county chief tax appraiser Dan Rollf was recently honored with a reception celebrating his retirement and his 13 years of service to Bryan County. Rollf was the chief appraiser during much of the growth time leading up to and through the housing recession. It was his job to properly assess properties and to make sure the county had a stable digest through these changing times.
McIntosh County is adjacent both to Liberty County and the coastline. In 1777, three parishes made up Liberty county - St. John, St. James and St. Andrews. In 1793, St. Andrews was split off and made into McIntosh County.
ATLANTA – A memorable treasure was unwrapped for a Bryan County man courtesy of the Georgia Lottery. Daniel Thomas of Richmond Hill won a $100,000 top prize playing the new instant game Jumbo Bucks Crossword.
Cars lined the side of Highway 144 on Thursday as folks flocked to Plantation Lumber and Hardware for its ninth annual open house.
Area World War II veterans got a chance to mingle and share stories Wednesday when the Richmond Hill Exchange Club hosted a special Memorial Day program at the Richmond Hill City Center.
Kroger stores throughout the Atlanta division are raising funds for the American Red Cross, which is supporting those affected by the tornadoes that hit Oklahoma on Monday.
In ancient times, before "inventive spelling," young minds were required to learn phonics and spelling rules. We even had word lists on which we were tested weekly - words we not only had to spell correctly but define and use properly in a sentence.
The Exchange Club of Richmond Hill is planning a World War II Remembrance Program on May 22. The guest speaker will be Paul Grassey, a B-24 pilot with the 8th Air Force; having flown 13 combat missions during the war.
The recently signed Rural Tourism Protection Act helps Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites meet budget challenges and aids communities dependent on the tourism provided by the state's parks, historic sites or outdoor recreation areas within their communities, according to state Rep. Debbie Buckner, D-Junction City, who wrote the bill.
The Pembroke Garden Club recently completed a beautification project at the Pembroke Library. The club thanked Ernest Hamilton from the Honey Wagon Company for donating the pine straw.
I have drooled while watching The Food Network's Bobby Flay and others cook a piece of beef called a tri-tip. Now that I've cooked and eaten one, I know why I was drooling.
Last week, I enjoyed an evening at the Civic Center when the Cirque du Soleil made its first visit to Savannah.
McIntosh County historian Buddy Sullivan will give two free lectures on key periods in the county in Darien.
Applications are being accepted for the 2014 Miss Georgia South Pageant on July 13 in Adel. Age groups are baby (0-23 months), teeny (2-3 years), tiny (4-6 years), little (7-9 years), young (10-12 years), junior (13-15 years), teen (15-18 years) and miss (19-26 years). Ages 0-3 will compete in beauty, ages 4-15 will compete in beauty and interview, and ages 15-26 will compete in interview, swimsuit and evening gown. Each queen will receive prizes including ...
When told the Americans were hopelessly surrounded at Bastogne, Belgium, and ordered to surrender on Dec. 22, 1944, the 101st Airborne Division's acting commanding general, Brig. Gen. Anthony McAuliffe responded iconically to the German commander by saying, "Nuts!"
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.