Division of Child Support Services employee Diane McKillop received a plaque and certificate of recognition Feb. 14 for her efforts in dealing with a soldier deployed to Afghanistan.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong Atlantic State University's Hispanic Outreach and Leadership at Armstrong program recently announced that HOLA and Armstrong will serve as a regional partner for National Public Radio's StoryCorps.
There is a dearth of cookbooks featuring recipes for Northern fried chicken. That's because the whole world knows that fried chicken is a Southern thing with its roots going back to the ignominious Old South, when European and African cultures clashed but eventually meshed. According to wisegeek.com, ancient cultures like those in China, Egypt, India and Rome were frying chickens thousands of years ago, but it wasn't anything like the fried chicken we know today. ...
The voluteer tree maintenance workday planned for Saturday and hosted by the Coastal Bryan Tree Foundation has been canceled due the weather.
Science long has known that potassium is needed for muscle control. In recent studies done at Tufts University's Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center, researchers found that including potassium-rich fruits and vegetables in our diets has beneficial effects on muscle. More specifically, older adults need potassium-rich fruits and vegetables that produce an alkaline rather than an acidic residue. Many of the foods we eat produce acidic residues in our bodies. With aging, many Americans ...
I know February is a short month, but can you believe that we will be into March next week?
Anyone with a hankering for chili can enjoy several different varieties on Saturday during the fifth annual Chili Cook-Off in Pembroke, sponsored by the North Bryan Chamber of Commerce.
Jan. 20 to Feb. 18: Love rules the week with new romances favored for single aquarians looking for partners. Cupid also targets renewed commitment for wedded water bearers.
The supply of last summer's corn, butter beans, purple-hull peas, field peas, green beans and speckled butter beans that my wife and I put away in the freezer is starting to dwindle.
Nearly 200 Girl Scouts from Richmond Hill had on their thinking caps Saturday, when more than 15 area troops celebrated World Thinking Day.
My grandmother lived with our family while I grew up in Pennsylvania. She would spend several months with us each year. It was nice having her visit and being able to enjoy her storied memories, wisdom and humor.
SAVANNAH - The Junior League of Savannah is accepting nominations for its Kids Who Care scholarship program.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong Atlantic State University has been selected by the Medical Association of Georgia as the Savannah area's year-round prescription-drug drop-off location.
Girl Scouts are busy in their annual fundraiser, selling cookies. You can find out when and where they will be on sale at booths around the area by clicking on this link: www.girlscouts.org/cookie_season.
ATLANTA - The Kroger Co. Atlanta Division is recalling select in-store made Bakery Mardi Gras King Cake Cinnamon because it may contain pecans not listed on the label.
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.
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!"
April 20 to May 20: Just when you thought you had everything planned to the smallest detail, you get some news that could unsettle things. But a timely explanation helps put it all back on track.
The Pembroke Garden Club had two events last month; its plant sale at the Pembroke Farmers Market, and its monthly meeting, at which Diana Churchill, bird watcher and photographer, spoke about creating backyard habitats for birds.
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