Plans are under way for Hospice Savannah's second annual Summer Night event Saturday, June 11.
As we enter early summer, which is my favorite time of year, I once again am struck with the differences between the United States and jolly old England. Obviously it is around 20 degrees hotter here and flip-flops already are daily wear, but another big difference is the celebration of Mother's Day.
The Richmond Hill Historical Society will hold its regular meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday in the main building at Fort McAllister.
The Colony Bank branch on Ogeechee Road in Savannah, along with the community, showed support for the Matthew Freeman Project: Pens and Paper for Peace on Friday with a donation drive and cookout.
"Thank you, thank you for what you do, and have fun today," actor Gary Sinise said as he shook hands and posed for photographs with soldiers, spouses and their dependents Saturday for a meet-and-greet at Fort Stewart.
When wartime came to 1940s Georgia, rural life was turned on its ear for the residents of Taylors Creek and other small communities scattered throughout nearly 300,000 acres.
Magnolia Manor on the Coast Garden Group recently unveiled a picturesque flower garden that was developed through the support of resident volunteers alongside Jason Jones and others who contributed to a special fund.
The Pembroke Christian Church Men's Club hosted a military-themed breakfast meeting April 9. U.S. Army Chaplain Chris Rice from Fort Stewart and Pembroke United Methodist Minister Larry Sauls, a veteran, were the keynote speakers. Other veterans included two other local ministers: the Rev. Jim Sullivan and the Rev. Jim Correll.
Iris Sims, president of Beta Theta Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, attended the Psi State convention March 25-27 at Lake Blackshear.
You don't have to ask twice for volunteers to do something good for their community. And that was just the case recently when 85 percent of the registered members of Cub Scout Pack 141 showed up to help beautify Pembroke.
Pembroke resident and Gold Star Wife Patricia Barbee recently visited with Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo, the former commander of the 3rd Infantry Division on Fort Stewart. Barbee said she will miss Cucolo and his wife, Ginger, and welcomes the incoming commander, Maj. Gen. Robert "Abe" Abrams.
Army Reserve Spc. Tyler S. Dietz, a 2008 graduate of Richmond Hill High School, is returning to the United States after a deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Air Force Airman Devin T. Cothern graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Nothing says "happy Earth Day" quite like putting a few trees in the ground. And that's exactly what happened Friday when Richmond Hill city officials and the Coastal Bryan Tree Foundation came together to plant a live oak and five dogwoods on the City Center grounds.
With Easter egg hunts in both Richmond Hill and Pembroke last weekend, it was evident that Peter Cottontail passed through to visit boys and girls of Bryan County. There was even a few sightings.
Richmond Hill Middle School sixth-graders Sam Bertagnolli and Isabella Perry stand before the school's Christmas tree with the donations they, along with RHMS seventh-grader Suzie Bertagnolli, collected for the shelter at Bryan County Animal Control.
Millions of Americans have gained a few pounds since Thanksgiving. They'll add on a few more on Christmas and New Year's Day.
However long I am lucky enough to live in coastal Georgia, I don't think I ever will get used to preparing for Christmas in temperatures of 80 degrees like we enjoyed earlier this month.
It was a day of celebration at the Richmond Hill Garden Club's annual Holiday Luncheon, held last week at the Richmond Hill City Center.
Bryan County Emergency Services Battalion Chief Otis Willis has worked many a Christmas during his 35 years as a firefighter.
Area pastors say they are inspired when writing their Christmas season sermons. Most are inspired by the Christmas story itself, by human kindness and Christians' shared belief as to why Jesus was born.
Stephanie Willis and her daughter, Lauren, stand in the yard of their Brigham Drive home in the Brigham Lakes subdivision that was recently named Yard of the Month for December by the Richmond Hill Garden Club. Stephanie Willis and her husband, Blaise, keep their home landscaped with scalloped-trimmed Indian hawthorns, a blooming sasanqua, liriope, loropetalum, agapanthus and a sago palm. The couple received a certificate from the garden club as well as a gift certificate from Tim and Dave's Nursery.
Continuing the tradition of doing what the News can to help local kids get their Christmas wish lists to the big man in red, below are letters to Santa Claus from second-graders at Lanier Primary School.
A group of Savannah Area Board of Realtors in Bryan County helped bring cheer to a few local children and families in need earlier this week with a donation to the Bryan County Children's Fund.
WASHINGTON - On Christmas Eve, tens of thousands of children around the globe will gather around their family telephones and computers to track the path of Santa Claus as he makes his rounds delivering gifts on his sleigh led by tiny reindeer.
From the outside, the big metal building behind Pembroke Advanced Communications looks like the maintenance shop it is for much of the year.
Every year, the Bryan County News does what it can to help local kids get their Christmas wish lists to the big man in red. And since we know Santa Claus is always keeping up with what's going on in Bryan County, we're printing some letters to him here, in hopes he'll get the messages in time for Christmas.
The Liberty County community showed its appreciation for the sacrifices made by military members and their families Wednesday through a holiday-meal distribution hosted by Operation Homefront Southeast. Operation Homefront, its corporate sponsors and 100 volunteers provided bags of food to 300 Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield families at Connection Church in Hinesville.
Cajun, Creole and low-country cooking are similar, I think, because they're culturally linked. I say it's not the common spices or pork seasonings but the diversity that makes these similar cuisines so delicious.
The Richmond Hill Lions Club met Dec. 10 at the Richmond Hill City Center in J.F. Gregory Park for its annual Christmas dinner party and auction.