FORSYTH - Keep your hummingbird feeders filled and available this fall and winter. That's the recommendation of Georgia Wildlife Resources Division biologists, who know that some hummers spend winter in the state and benefit from the nourishment feeders offer.
SAVANNAH - Union Mission, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing and reducing homelessness throughout the greater Savannah area, invites local individuals and businesses to participate in its annual Holiday Hope and Happiness Campaign.
SAVANNAH - The Georgia Historical Society has announced it will be partnering with the Georgia Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Administration on a study of the Dixie Highway.
SAVANNAH - The Coastal Empire Council Boy Scouts of America has received a donation from Bass Pro Shop in the Savannah Mall during its fall "Friends of Scouting" campaign.
CHICAGO (AP) - Shots that protect against cervical cancer do not make girls promiscuous, according to the first study to compare medical records for vaccinated and unvaccinated girls.
The children and grandchildren of Gordon and Phyllis Hodges Holland wish them a happy 65th wedding anniversary. Gordon and Phyllis were married Oct. 25, 1947, and moved to Richmond Hill in 1956.
Local author Mark Taylor of Richmond Hill, center, with the Rev. Greg Gillespie, left, Jessica Copenhaver, Friddrich Sedlak, Sharla Taylor, Marcia Gillespie, Zach Gillespie and Ben Gillespie during a book-signing event for the "Is the American Dream a Farce?" on Sept. 29 at the Ice Cream Stop in Richmond Hill.
SAVANNAH - Pride Pools will host its second annual Big Green Egg Fest/Cook-off fundraiser from 11 a.m-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at 11 Gateway Blvd. S in the Savannah Festival Outlet Center.
The fifth annual Fort Stewart Drive-Thru Flu Clinic is scheduled for 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 24-25 in the SFC Paul R. Smith Army Education Center parking lot at 100 Knowledge Drive, just outside the post's main gate.
TYBEE ISLAND – For the fourth consecutive year, Tybee for the Holidays will offer plenty of family fun to brighten the holidays. Special holiday activities planned from Thanksgiving through New Year's make the holidays a good time to visit Tybee.
Ownership brings responsibility. Wild mustangs can fend for themselves, but making them saddle horses requires the owners to provide food, shelter, medical care and grooming. Wild wolves can take care of themselves quite nicely, thank you; but the domesticated dog depends upon us.
Lauren Berrett, center, recently was named Junior Rotarian of the Month by the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill. With her are Richmond Hill High School principal Helen Herndon, left, and Rotary Club President Brice Ladson. Berrett is an avid golfer with plans of becoming a dental hygienist.
It was pumpkin-picking time for many area residents Saturday when dozens of families made their way to J.F. Gregory Park for the Richmond Hill Garden Club's 13th annual Pumpkin Patch.
For many U.S. families, caring for aging parents goes beyond physical care.
NEW YORK - As many as 13,000 people received steroid shots suspected in a national meningitis outbreak, health officials said Monday. But it's not clear how many are in danger.
Not long after the sun went down Saturday night, a few hundred people gathered along the banks of the Ogeechee River at the Fort McAllister Marina for the 24th annual Lighted Boat Parade.
The 31st annual Christmas in Pembroke Parade and Festival runs from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday on Main Street and throughout the city. The event, sponsored by the 4-H club and the city of Pembroke, will feature food, music, a children's area, carnival activities on DuBois Square and entertainment throughout the day on the Railroad Street stage. Vendor booths open at 9 a.m., and the parade begins at 10 a.m. For more information, call 653-2231.
Fog dissipated Saturday morning as families lined Ford Avenue, chattering excitedly in the crisp morning air as they awaited the start of the 19th annual Christmas Parade. Others packed into the Way Station Coffee Company to enjoy breakfast and hot coffee before the festivities began.
Guests at St. Philip's Episcopal Church on Saturday marveled at international holiday scenes brought to Hinesville courtesy of the Episcopal Christian Women's ministry. The church's annual "nativities from around the world" event ran from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and featured a Christmas tree raffle.
The fifth annual Christmas Bazaar filled Dorchester Village Civic Center with the sights, sounds and smells of the season Saturday.
Fort Morris State Historic Site hosted its annual Colonial Christmas festival on Saturday, giving visitors a taste of 18th century holiday traditions and seasonal entertainment.
Geechee Kunda hosted its 10th annual Old Time Riceboro Sugarcane Harvest and Arts n' Crafts Show last weekend as part of the center's effort to preserve the history of the Geechee culture.
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill's annual fundraiser will feature the ABBA Girlz/ABBA Tribute Band live in concert from 6:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, at the Richmond Hill City Center.
Bryan County Emergecy Services will again give Santa a ride this year, and he is asking for donations of unwrapped boys and girls toys so that he can help some less-fortunate children in the area. Kris Kringle's holiday visiting schedule:
Maybe you have heard the saying, "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure."
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