Local Scout leaders were recognized April 24 at the Pembroke City Volunteer Appreciation Banquet. Bill Bodmer, Lonnie Dombrowsky, Kristie Dombrowsky, Donnette Marriott and Levi Marriott stand with Mayor Mary Warnell as they were honored for their work in revamping the city baseball field concession stand and dugouts. Over the past year, Cub Scout Pack 141 has worked diligently scraping, painting and putting up vinyl siding to help the city make the ballpark useable again. City representatives say they are overjoyed with the Scouts' work.
Several riders from three local stables garnered top honors March 24 at the Dixie Stables' 34th annual spring horse show in Allenhurst.
Garry and Elaine Kramer show off the yard of their Richmond Hill Plantation home. The Kramers were awarded Yard of the Month for April by the Richmond Hill Garden Club.
As part of my plan to better understand the history, geography and culture of this wonderful country that I now call my home, I recently visited Boston for a weekend with my husband.
Thursday marked the 61st annual National Day of Prayer observance, and around 20 people gathered on the front steps of Richmond Hill City Hall to pray for national, state and city leaders, families and others.
Now in his 16th month of treatment for leukemia, 10-year-old Richmond Hill resident Dylan Moore has some celebrating to do.
Terry Hubbard of Pembroke was awarded the Pembroke Garden Club's April Yard of the Month. Meanwhile, the Pembroke Garden Club Beauty Spot for April was awarded to Eva Martin of Pembroke.
The Warnell name is one that is well-known and respected in the forestry community.
The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation is seeking nominations for its 2013 list of Places in Peril, an annual accounting of the state's 10 most endangered historic places. The list is designed to raise awareness about Georgia's significant historic, archaeological and cultural resources, including buildings, structures, districts, archaeological sites and cultural landscapes that are threatened by demolition, neglect, lack of maintenance, inappropriate development or insensitive public policy. The submission deadline is Monday, June 4; the list will be announced in October.
I met a Looper!
We are just to the calendar date when our turf fertilization usually starts, and the turf disease year already is off to a new and rousing start.
The Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) is searching for Georgians who turn 100 or older in 2012. On their birthdays, DHS' Division of Aging Services will honor these centenarians with a certificate of recognition and a thank you for their contributions to Georgia's families and communities.
The 2012 U.S. Army Soldier Show, a high-energy, fast-paced 90-minute song-and-dance production featuring a cast and crew made up entirely of active duty soldiers, is coming to Fort Stewart on May 8.
Did you know that Monday, April 23 - or 23 April as we say in England - is St. George's Day?
At its first meeting in April at the Richmond Hill City Center, the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill presented its monthly junior rotarian award to Dominique Brown, a student at Richmond Hill High School.
In my view, I can't think of a more important activity than families getting together.