He spent his young life working and performing in rodeos until he attained fame. Working the rodeo circuits, during the 1930s, throughout the West was his world, but his alcoholic habits, his health and his age brought him to the end of his career. He even had trouble keeping a job as a simple ranch hand.
I have about decided that the most prevalent attribute of the average human is an exceedingly short memory.
The dust jacket of J.K. Rowling's ballyhooed new book, The Casual Vacancy, available today, bills it as "her first novel for adults." It's Rowling's first published work since she wrapped the mega-selling, seven-volume Harry Potter fantasy saga in 2007. And that puts her, and The Casual Vacancy, in a uniquely awkward position. The public knows Rowling as a fantasy-fiction Pied Piper; in an age ruled by videogames, her books got kids-even kids who otherwise don't read much-to thrill over every gripping chapter in a 4,100-page adventure saga about plucky young wizards vanquishing ...
The Bryan County Health Department is offering the flu vaccine.
Dozens of kids and families flocked to Jump 'N Jacks in Richmond Hill Saturday when the family fun center hosted its first-ever trike-a-thon to raise money for juvenile diabetes.
Brides Against Breast Cancer will hold charity wedding gown sales Oct. 6-7 at St. Joseph's at Candler, 225 Candler Drive in Savannah.
Today, I'll be your guide to "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel," now on home video. You won't even need a passport.
The Pembroke Garden Club recently recognized Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Moye with the Yard of the Month award and Mrs. Darrin Tomlinson with the Beauty Spot for September award.
As anybody who knows me will confirm, I am crazy about dogs - which, I always remind my husband, is a lot better than being known as "the crazy dog lady."
Gratitude - and the faint smell of fresh fish and saltwater - filled the air Saturday afternoon at Fort McAllister Marina as the catch from more than 50 boats with crews of soldiers was hauled in to be weighed.
Hundreds of people became "secret agents" Tuesday when the United Way of Bryan County kicked off its 2012 campaign "Mission: Possible."
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - In the PBS American Experience documentary "Death and the Civil War" premiering Tuesday night, bloated Union and Confederate bodies are shown scattered on battlefields and in trenches and bleached skulls and body parts are stacked like cordwood.
Members of the Richmond Hill Exchange Club learned a little about "paying it forward" Wednesday at the group's regular twice-monthly meeting in the Richmond Hill City Center.
NEW YORK (AP) - As the U.S. wrestles with its biggest whooping cough outbreak in decades, researchers appear to have zeroed in on the main cause: The safer vaccine that was introduced in the 1990s loses effectiveness much faster than previously thought.
MCINTYRE, Ga. (AP) - The reality show "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" has been a ratings winner in recent weeks, capitalizing on redneck stereotypes and the oversized personality of a 6-year-old beauty pageant regular. But some who live nearby are concerned about the way their quiet pocket of central Georgia is being portrayed on the TLC series.
Residents of the Suites at Station Exchange recently celebrated October Fest Week.
The Marne Community and Spouses Club will hold its annual basket auction at 6 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Richmond Hill City Center.
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This region of Coastal Georgia teems with history.
How would you describe someone you know who is old or older than yourself by at least, say, 25 years?
The Bryan County Health Department now has flu vaccine available.
Can you name a famous female pilot?
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Dr. and Mrs. Greer E. Noonburg of Richmond Hill announce the engagement of their son, Air Force 1st Lt. Lee Joseph Noonburg, to Valerie Kaye, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mark A. Haikin of Crescent City, Oklahoma.
The Pembroke Garden Club's September "Beauty Spot Award" went to Bobby and Joann Cowart of Pembroke for the yellow mums in their yard.
Christopher and Jody Meek of Black Creek received the September "Yard of the Month" award from the Pembroke Garden Club for their well-kept lawn and yard. Chris Meek, pictured with his commemorative "Yard of the Month" sign, said he and his wife both work on the yard to keep it looking sharp.
The Richmond Hill Garden Club has selected the home of Janice Richardson at 190 Williams Ave. in the Richmond Place subdivision as its October yard of the month.
There has been much rejoicing in the land of my birth over Scotland's recent decision to remain in the United Kingdom.
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