"It's not about the miles, it's about the smiles." That's the motto of Eddy Rodriguez, a man from the Miami, Fla., area who is walking from his hometown all the way to Washington, D.C. His route will consist of about 1,050 miles and he's planning on getting to the nation's capital sometime in July. He left Miami on March 20, but like he said: "It's not about the miles, it's about the smiles." "I can ...
Spirit of Peace Lutheran Church is currently building its new church home on Hwy. 144 in South Bryan County. To help furnish the sanctuary, members of Spirit of Peace Youth participated in a 16-hour fundraiser called Rock For Chairs.
You can't go back home – or can you? There's something about old home sites that call out to us.
Walter Burns got his hair cut last Friday night. So his family, friends and neighbors threw a party. Really, all of America and most of the world had reason to celebrate. The veteran had sworn nine and a half years ago that he would not cut his hair until Osama bin Laden was caught or killed. Bin Laden claimed to have planned the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, ...
The Richmond Hill Recreation Association (RHRA) has implemented a new weather warning system to alert spectators, athletes and staff of lightning strikes in the area.
The home of John and Ramany Tzen on Egrets Way Lane in the Waterford subdivision was chosen by the Richmond Hill Garden Club as Yard of the Month for May.
Army National Guard Pfc. Michael Barker has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
Wendy Bolton, president of the foundation, said close to 200 people attended the Root Ball fundraiser Saturday at the Richmond Hilll City Center in J.F. Gregory Park, helping raise about $15,000 through ticket sales and silent and live auctions.
On the 60th year of its observance, National Day of Prayer was celebrated in Richmond Hill as a day to come together in spirituality, with a focus on praying for strength in difficult times.
Gladys Marks' rose garden won awarded the Beauty Spot for April by the Pembroke Garden Club. Not pictured are Mr. and Mrs. John Morris of Ellabell who received the club's honor of Yard of the Month for April.
Pat and Dan Collins of Richmond Hill announce the birth of their granddaughter, Camille Collins Bartelt. She was born April 26, 2011, at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta. Great-grandparents are Bill and Betty Hurst of Richmond Hill and the late Julia Hurst.
St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church in Richmond Hill is collecting items to deliver to the victims of the recent tornado outbreaks in Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi.
At the weekly Rotary meeting April 28 at the Richmond Hill City Center, members presented a $1,000 check to Autism Support Corner President Jeanette Orr, whose 8-year-old daughter, Angel Orr, was diagnosed with autism as a young child.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Elvis has left the list. Ending a run that started in 1955, Elvis did not make the list of 1,000 most popular baby names compiled by the Social Security Administration. The name never topped the charts, peaking at No. 312 in 1957 and making a slight comeback after Elvis Presley died in 1977. But The King's first name was in the top 1,000 for 55 straight years, something that cannot be said ...
The Bryan County 4-H program will host a rabies clinic from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at Lanier Primary School off Hwy. 280.
It recently occurred to me that I've avoided any deep discussion on ethnic foods, so let's talk.
Bryan County has been selected by the Association County Commissioners of Georgia to received one of 49 employee health promotion and wellness grants.
The city of Pembroke was an award recipient Aug. 15 during the Georgia Downtown Awards of Excellence at the Lucas Theater in Savannah.
Attorney Kathryn Shelton was sworn in as a new volunteer for Atlantic Area Court Appointed Special Advocates on July 16 in Bryan County.
The Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion will host a free six-week workshop designed to help cancer survivors make the transition from active treatment to post-treatment care.
I have noticed that the British wartime-poster slogan, "Keep Calm and Carry On," has spread to these shores and appears on an astounding array of items such as cards, tea towels (dishcloths), mugs, T-shirts and bedding.
I often consider adjusting our thermostat because the humidity makes my wife's comfort-zone temperature of 75 degrees seem like 95. Sometimes, though, I fall back on that old, reliable cooling device - ice cream.
During the Korean War, being on a 15-day furlough at home was not the same as it was when you were a civilian.
The Pembroke Garden Club recently named its yard and beauty spot of the month for July.
Sujo John, who survived the 9/11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, will speak at 9 a.m. Sept. 15 at First Baptist Church, 9184 Ford Ave. in Richmond Hill.
Rainer and Susan Harris of Columbus and John and Teresa (Cowart) Purdy of Richmond Hill announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittnee Lauren Harris, to Travis Coffman, the son of Sam and Pat Coffman and Dwight and Becky Griffis, all of Baxley.
Scores of soldiers assigned to Fort Stewart' Wounded Warriors Battalion are being treated to a free fishing event at Stewart's Pond No. 1, also called Pineview Lake. According to retired Command Sgt. Maj. Adna Chaffee of the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 789, local veterans' organizations will sponsor a catch-and-release fishing outing from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Aug. 23.
The thought of eating macaroni and cheese, mashed potatoes and gravy, tuna salad and chicken pot pies was comforting long before they were called comfort foods. Comfort foods don't have to be fancy. They're simple, delicious and usually inexpensive to make.