Rhonda Armstrong recently won the Yard of the Month award for August from the Pembroke Garden Club. Meanwhile, Sharroll and Paul Fanslau were recently named Most Improved Yard by the Pembroke Garden Club.
Labor Day marks the unofficial end to summer, but area residents still have plenty of opportunities to celebrate the end of the season with various weekend events.
More than 600 expectant parents participated in Winn Army Community Hospital's second annual Baby Expo from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the hospital.
Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge will host free bike tours Sept. 1 and 8 as part of its new Conservation Cycle program.
The 14th annual Tybee Island Sea Kayak Races will be Sept. 15 at A-J's Dockside, 1315 Chatham Ave. on Tybee Island.
The Richmond Hill Historical Society will present "Flora, Fauna and Faces of Bryan County," a collection of original art work from local artists from 6-8:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Richmond Hill Museum on Highway 144.
Gulfstream employees gather Aug. 11 after helping give the Richmond Hill Teen Center a "facility facelift" during a volunteer day hosted by United Way HandsOn Savannah. The effort was part of a large-scale day of service for volunteer projects in Bryan, Chatham and Effingham counties.
Billy and Jewell Kennedy of Pembroke stand amongst the bird bath and other decorative yard ornaments that landed them the Beauty Spot award for August from the Pembroke Garden Club.
I have to confess that I am not a beer lover - I prefer a glass of wine with dinner, the occasional cocktail or pink champagne. However, with the approach of the Savannah Craft Brew Fest, which drew more than 4,000 attendees last year and takes place during the Labor Day weekend, I am reminded of the differences between traditional English beer and this patriotic American tipple.
Two Georgia men have opened a treasure chest filled with precious jewels of information to enjoy.
Despite Saturday's heat and the threat of skinned knees and elbows, dozens of skating enthusiasts turned out for Pembroke's first-ever skateboard competition, the Country Town Throwdown, at the city's skate park at the J. Dixie Harn Community Center.
MILWAUKEE - Remember when suitcases had to be carried instead of rolled? Or when an airline ticket was a booklet of pages separated by carbon paper? Maybe you remember when Lou Gehrig held the Major League record for consecutive baseball games played.
The musical lineup has been announced for the ninth annual Blues and BBQ Festival, set for Sept. 29 in the parking lot across from the Justice Center on M.L. King Jr. Drive in Hinesville.
SAINT SIMONS ISLAND - Headliners have been announced for the inaugural Saint Simons Food & Spirits Festival, which will be held Sept. 21-23 on Saint Simons Island.
American Legion Post 164 of Pembroke installed officers for the 2013 Legion year during its July 12 meeting. Shown here from left are: Past Commander Woody Turner, service officer; Ernie Mitchell, commander; James McKinney, senior vice commander; and Bill Anderson, junior vice commander. Also installed but not shown are: Past Commander Joe Lewis, chaplain; Richard Smith, sergeant at arms; Past Commander B.J. Clark, post adjutant and 1st District officer who performed the installation.
Dick Cote gave a presentation for the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill last week at the City Center in J.F. Gregory Park.
The Hinesville Area Arts Council will host an art exhibit for November called "Now and Then." It's by local artist Amanda Cox and will feature some of her photography and jewelry work.
I have dealt with three of these rascals.
With Halloween around the corner, the popular tradition of apple bobbing has been on my mind.
These opinions are not the News'. Callers are not required to identify themselves, so we can neither verify sources nor their motives. Call 756-4021 to leave a message.
The Bryan County Bark Park will have its official opening and ribbon cutting at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the community's new dog park near the ball fields in DeVaul Henderson Park.