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.
Richmond Hill resident Lisa Freeman traveled Tuesday to Washington, D.C., where she helped launch the book "In the Shadow of Greatness" during an event at the Navy Memorial.
Nearly 100 motorcycles rolled through Pembroke on Sept. 8 to make their third stop during the inaugural "Vets Helping Vets" Poker Run hosted by the Savannah Chapter of Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association.
In conjunction with the August book room sale, the Richmond Hill Library and the Friends of the Richmond Hill Library will host a book signing by local author and chocolatier David Willis from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University has announced the schedule for the 2014-15 Moveable Feast lecture and performance series, presented by the university's College of Liberal Arts in historic venues throughout Savannah. All events are free and open to the public.
Many of my columns are pretty light in tone and content as I generally aim to amuse as well as enlighten readers. This is not one of those columns.
Unity in the Community teamed up with Plantation Apartments to throw a back-to-school celebration for young people of the community Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. James Kline of Houston, Texas are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelly Josephine Kline, to Shaun Christopher Quinn, son of Mr. and Mrs. Keith Quinn of Richmond Hill, Georgia.
An open meeting of the Natural Resources Study Committee on aquifer storage and recovery will be at 1 p.m. Monday in the Jekyll Island Convention Center.
The Bryan County Emergency Services has announced the inaugural Citizens Emergency Services Academy will run from 7-10 p.m. for eight consecutive Thursdays beginning Sept. 11 and concluding Oct. 30.
The topic of employee health will be explored at the Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce's Lunch and Learn at noon Tuesday, Aug. 12, at the Chamber office, 2591 Highway 17, suite 100 in the Crossroads Center.
Sarah Rash was the special guest at the recent meeting of the Richmond Hill Lions Club.