A 'Zumba for Zion' fundraiser will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Kelly and Co. Dance Studios, 3740 Highway 17, next to Molly McPhersons in Richmond Hill.
MACON, Ga. (AP) - A local archaeologist is planning the first major excavation of Creek Indian towns along the Ocmulgee River since digs at the Ocmulgee National Monument mounds during the Depression. The first of three excavations is slated for a popular park within the Macon city limits.
Two weeks ago, one day after the 225th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution and exactly 219 years after George Washington laid the cornerstone of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington D.C., I went to Atlanta and wept. But don't worry these were not tears of sadness but rather tears of joy: I raised my right hand and swore an oath of allegiance to the United States of America. I became a naturalized American citizen.
Richmond Hill's own Mark Taylor will hold a signing event for his new book on political activism, "Is the American Dream a Farce?" from 2-3 p.m. Saturday at The Ice Cream Stop in the Publix shopping center on Highway 144.
Steve and Valentina Long of Sterling Woods Drive in Sterling Woods subdivision are given the Yard of the Month award for October by Cathy Jahn on behalf of the Richmond Hill Garden Club. The couple also received a gift certificate to Tim and Dave's Nursery in Richmond Hill.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- As days get shorter and nights become chillier, the annual fall foliage show is getting under way in the Southeast.
Hundreds of kids were beaming with smiles Saturday as they enjoyed carnival-style games, sweet treats and more at George Washington Carver Elementary School during the third annual Fall Festival.
NEW YORK - U.S. births fell for the fourth year in a row, the government reported Wednesday, with experts calling it more proof that the weak economy has continued to dampen enthusiasm for having children.
MACON - School nurses across Georgia are getting ready to hold special clinics to help more students get their flu shots.
Most of you likely have watched "Training Day," which starred Denzel Washington and Ethan Hawke as mentor and rookie cops, respectively, who go on a gritty ride through LA's streets. It has become one of the most memorable cop movies of all time.
Tatty and Stacy Amour patiently wait for a tug on the fishing line while enjoying Outdoor Adventure Day on Sept. 22 at the Richmond Hill Fish Hatchery.
The Richmond Hill Garden Club gardening team, better known as the G-Team, spent Friday working at Devaul Henderson Park.
In August 2011, a tiny loggerhead sea turtle was born on Ossabaw Island. Unlike his brothers and sisters, it wasn't able make his way to the ocean.
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal joined hundreds of patients, caregivers, community members and public officials Sept. 18 to celebrate the grand opening of Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Newnan, south of Atlanta.
We have enjoyed some extraordinarily pleasant weather during the past couple weeks. Like critters holed up in a gopher-tortoise burrow while the prescribed burn passes, folk are emerging from the air-conditioned comfort of their homes to enjoy the weather by working in their yards or getting ready for deer season.
Every time I write a column, I try to study up on the topic, particularly if I know little about the subject matter. One forfeits all opportunities for plausible deniability when putting the pen to the paper.
The opening reception for "A Stitch in Time," an exhibit of quilts by award-winning fiber artist Wendy Analla, was Sunday at the Downtown Arts Centre, 38 W. Bacon St. in Pembroke.
Residents of the Suites at Station Exchange recently celebrated October Fest Week.
The Marne Community and Spouses Club will hold its annual basket auction at 6 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Richmond Hill City Center.
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This region of Coastal Georgia teems with history.
How would you describe someone you know who is old or older than yourself by at least, say, 25 years?
The Bryan County Health Department now has flu vaccine available.
Can you name a famous female pilot?
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Dr. and Mrs. Greer E. Noonburg of Richmond Hill announce the engagement of their son, Air Force 1st Lt. Lee Joseph Noonburg, to Valerie Kaye, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mark A. Haikin of Crescent City, Oklahoma.
The Pembroke Garden Club's September "Beauty Spot Award" went to Bobby and Joann Cowart of Pembroke for the yellow mums in their yard.
Christopher and Jody Meek of Black Creek received the September "Yard of the Month" award from the Pembroke Garden Club for their well-kept lawn and yard. Chris Meek, pictured with his commemorative "Yard of the Month" sign, said he and his wife both work on the yard to keep it looking sharp.
The Richmond Hill Garden Club has selected the home of Janice Richardson at 190 Williams Ave. in the Richmond Place subdivision as its October yard of the month.
There has been much rejoicing in the land of my birth over Scotland's recent decision to remain in the United Kingdom.
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