How many times have we heard the expression "nip it in the bud?"
I recently lectured to a group of high school students attending summer school at Georgia Southern University about business and my experience as an entrepreneur. It struck me that the language gap between the Unites States and the United Kingdom is widened even further when you combine it with the generation gap (and I am only in my 40s).
Addison Garman, 10, Skyler Garman, 8, and Hailey Garman, 10, will hold a second lemonade stand fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 30 Sandpiper St. in the Piercefield subdivision in Richmond Hill.
The Exchange Club of Richmond Hill held its installation banquet on June 22 at the Richmond Hill City Center. The Georgia District Exchange Club President Marty Smith was on hand to swear in the new slate of officers and directors for the 2012-2013 year.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta has applied for a permit to bring 18 beluga whales into the country.
There are things worth worrying about that affect our lives. There also are things that will not affect us which can be ignored with impunity. We have a talent for getting it backwards and ignoring the important issues and worrying endlessly about things of no consequence. I enjoy identifying the latter to callers and telling them to keep their money in their wallets and get on with other endeavors.
More than 80 Richmond Hill Rotary Club members and their guests gathered June 27 at Love's Seafood Restaurant to celebrate the end of the Rotary year and the beginning of the new one July 1.
The Richmond Hill Garden Club will have an Adopt-a-Wetland workshop next month for volunteers to become certified in chemical and visual monitoring.
Georgia Southern University's Center for Wildlife Education came to Richmond Hill last week to hold a program as part of the Richmond Hill Public Library's summer reading program, "Dream Big -- Read!"
With the award of a $35,190 coastal incentive grant, a controversial Liberty County marina will advance to the planning stages later this year.
The Coastal Empire Council of the Boy Scouts of America has opened its camp near Sylvania that replaced Camp Blue Herron in Liberty County.
A quick swab of the cheek.
Next week will see a commemoration of that day 236 years ago when America became an independent nation.
It's that time of year when we think about the whereabouts of that new flashlight that we bought right before the last hurricane.
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill recently presented its monthly Junior Rotarian award to Wildcats football standout Canon Rooker.
Although it is nearly 20 years since I met my future (American) husband in England and began dating him, I was reminded about this time in our relationship when we recently entertained a lovely young couple in our home. We have known the young man (now in his early 30s) for many years and he used to visit us as a teenager in England, and he seemed keen to introduce us to his new girlfriend. These young people are both from the Southern USA, so have the advantage of understanding each other's cultures and use of the English language ...
SAVANNAH - Georgia Southern University and Senior Citizens Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to helping people age comfortably, have partnered to co-host the annual Elder Abuse Conference on Oct. 3 at the Coastal Georgia Center in downtown Savannah.
Dr. Gary Fischer, left, is the Richmond Hill Rotary Club's newest member. He was inducted Thursday at the Richmond Hill City Center by Rotary's District Governor Ted Thompson during his annual visit to the club.
The Richmond Hill City Center reported a successful first Festive Friday last weekend to benefit the Bryan County Bark Park.
The Holiday Inn Express, 4601 Highway 17 in Richmond Hill, will host a two-day screening of Robin Williams movies Friday and Saturday.
Allergy sufferers in the Southeast could be in for a groggy fall, as warm and wet months ahead will promote mold spore growth and prolong ragweed season, AccuWeather reports.
Going to an estate-sale is more than just looking for antiques and other items to buy. To me, it marks the end of the owner's active life.
The Richmond Hill Garden Club has selected the home of Richard Ralls at 120 Harvey Drive as the yard of the month for September. Ralls' yard has hidden gingers with white-and-lavender blooms below the leaves. It also features cast iron plants, elephant ears, nandina, ivy and salvia, all situated under sprawling oaks. A Japanese maple provides a focal point, and confederate jasmine adorns the mailbox.
The Richmond Hill City Center recently announced Festive Fridays, a new initiative from 5-7 p.m. each second and third Friday beginning this month.
Unity in the Community founders Craig and Sharon Butts met with Richmond Hill City Councilman Johnny Murphy to discuss plans for the city.
DECATUR - AARP Foundation Tax-Aide - the nation's largest free, volunteer-run tax preparation and assistance service - is seeking volunteers across Georgia to help taxpayers seeking assistance preparing and filing their 2014 tax returns.
My husband loves Mexican food and took me out for a Mexican meal recently. It struck me that, even when it comes to exotic cuisine, palates differ greatly between the two nations I love: Britain and the good ol' USA.
At last week's Rotary Club meeting at the City Center, Danielle Webb gave a presentation about childhood cancer and her family's battle against this disease, which their 4-year-old son, William, lost earlier this year. She talked about the nonprofit organization set up in his honor, Warriors for William, and also asked for support of the second annual Warriors For William 5k at 8.30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.
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