A 27-year-old holiday tradition will fill the streets of Pembroke all day Saturday. The Bryan County 4-H Club will host the 2010 Christmas in Pembroke at 9 a.m., Saturday in the parking lot under the stoplight on Hwy. 280 in downtown Pembroke. The day-long holiday festival kicks off with 65 food and craft vendors, including merchants selling birdhouses, Christmas ornaments and unique clothing, as well as pictures with Santa Claus, electronic bull rides, airbrush tattoos, ...
Hattie Whitfield wants to help feed 100 families this month. Whitfield is the coordinator of Angel Food Ministries at a local host site in the Calvary Baptist Church in Richmond Hill. The nonprofit organization is based in Monroe, and it aims to supply families and people with low-cost, high-quality food. People can buy packages of foods, which include meats, starches and vegetables, for as little as $21 from the ministry. The nonprofit was started in ...
Logan Vance shyly sat on a Bryan County fire truck Tuesday evening with his fingers in his mouth as two captains and a division chief handed him a certificate naming the 3-year-old an honorary firefighter.
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill is dedicating a percentage of its fundraising efforts this year to help local causes in the weeks leading up to Christmas.
The Pembroke Garden Club named Tremble Funeral Home on Ledford Street the Yard of the Month for November and the club named Pembroke City Hall the Beauty Spot for November for the pansy bed around the city hall sign.
Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery will host Wreaths Across America, a holiday wreath-laying ceremony, at noon Saturday, Dec. 11 to honor and remember the nation's veterans. The Bonaventure Society, Children of the American Revolution is coordinating the event to pay tribute to veterans of each branch of the military, the Merchant Marines, prisoners of war and those still missing in action.
Air Force Airman Kevin M. Sullivan recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Aura Welch, Maria Martinez and Joyce Kelner are "fresh meat," enduring sore muscles and bruises from playing on a fast-paced and growing grassroots sport team.
Longtime Pembroke Lions Club member Marie L. Smith was recognized for her humanitarian work by Lions Club International and named a Melvin Jones Fellow on Nov. 16 by Joe Bill Brannon, Lions Club district governor. Brannon awarded Smith a plaque and said the Melvin Jones Fellowship is "the highest honor that a (Lions) club can give to an individual."
The Pembroke Garden Club had a Thanksgiving-themed meeting Nov. 18 for its regular monthly meeting at the Pembroke Community Center. The guest speaker was Scott Thompson of Thompson's Garden Center on Hwy. 67. The club will have its annual Christmas luncheon on Thursday, Dec. 9, at the community center.
Since 1993, hunters have been bringing meat to the tables of those in need through the Georgia Hunters for the Hungry program.
Some people give money during the holidays. Others give toys to needy children. And some, like Judy and Paschal Brewer, give Christmas trees.
The 59th annual Richmond Hill United Methodist Church Bar-B-Q, Bazaar and Silent Auction brought a taste of tradition back in a big way on Saturday.
Cub Scout Pack 357 from Ellabell met Nov. 13 with former NFL player Terry Bryant. Bryant, who played college football for the Clemson Tigers and later in the NFL for the Washington Redskins and Green Bay Packers, graciously offered his time to discuss football with the Scouts. He shared the details of football and also talked about the importance of family, respect and school. The Pack thanks Bryant for his time and for sharing his ...
PawParazzi and The Boy Scouts of America recently co-hosted a costume contest fundraiser to fund a new Veterinary Explorer Post program for Richmond Hill High School students.
In ancient times, before "inventive spelling," young minds were required to learn phonics and spelling rules. We even had word lists on which we were tested weekly - words we not only had to spell correctly but define and use properly in a sentence.
The Exchange Club of Richmond Hill is planning a World War II Remembrance Program on May 22. The guest speaker will be Paul Grassey, a B-24 pilot with the 8th Air Force; having flown 13 combat missions during the war.
The recently signed Rural Tourism Protection Act helps Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites meet budget challenges and aids communities dependent on the tourism provided by the state's parks, historic sites or outdoor recreation areas within their communities, according to state Rep. Debbie Buckner, D-Junction City, who wrote the bill.
The Pembroke Garden Club recently completed a beautification project at the Pembroke Library. The club thanked Ernest Hamilton from the Honey Wagon Company for donating the pine straw.
I have drooled while watching The Food Network's Bobby Flay and others cook a piece of beef called a tri-tip. Now that I've cooked and eaten one, I know why I was drooling.
Last week, I enjoyed an evening at the Civic Center when the Cirque du Soleil made its first visit to Savannah.
McIntosh County historian Buddy Sullivan will give two free lectures on key periods in the county in Darien.
Applications are being accepted for the 2014 Miss Georgia South Pageant on July 13 in Adel.
When told the Americans were hopelessly surrounded at Bastogne, Belgium, and ordered to surrender on Dec. 22, 1944, the 101st Airborne Division's acting commanding general, Brig. Gen. Anthony McAuliffe responded iconically to the German commander by saying, "Nuts!"
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