Nancy Frye, left, Michele Meacham, Amanda Styer and Dana Brown gather recently to discuss plans for the coming Richmond Hill Chili Cook-off and Christmas Parade and set for Dec. 3 and 4, respectively. They, along with Roberta Bennett, Butch Broome, Harvey Lashley and Jessica Means, make up the planning committee for the holiday events and have been working on this year's festivities since October.
Army Reserve Pfc. Nicholas B. Longphre has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.
The cities of Pembroke and Richmond Hill will be doing their part to make the holiday season special for residents of Georgia's hospitals by serving persons with developmental disabilities and behavioral health needs through the Mayors' Christmas Motorcade.
There was a steady stream of traffic as folks came out to Riceboro Saturday to celebrate the Gullah/ Geechee Culture and the city of Riceboro's signature event – the 2010 Ricefest.
On Sept. 30, five employees of the Fort Stewart Network Enterprise Center marched into retirement.
It was sunny and breezy Veterans Day on Thursday, and Lisa Freeman said she could not have asked for a better day to hold the inaugural 5K run/walk in memory of her son.
On Oct. 29, Court Appointed Special Advocate volunteers from Liberty, Long, Bryan, McIntosh, Evans and Tattnall counties assembled in Hinesville for training on the Court Process Reporting System, a statewide database. The training, held at The Coastal Bank, was conducted by George Li of the Supreme Court of Georgia Committee on Justice for Children.
Members of Boy Scout Troop 357 and Cub Scout Pack 357 honor Veterans Day on Saturday by placing new flags in the park in downtown Pembroke during the annual flag ceremony. American Legion Auxiliary No. 164 dedicated the new flags in memory of Melvin L. Spier, who served in the U.S. Coast Guard. Richmond Hill will honor veterans with its annual Veterans Day ceremony at 11 a.m. Thursday in J.F. Gregory Park.
Bryan Neck Presbyterian Church commemorated its 125th anniversary on Sunday with a building rededication ceremony and reception open to the community.
Harold Bacon has lived his 76 years in North Bryan and has spent nearly all of that time doing something for others.
Joshua K. Marion graduated recently from the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps Leader Development and Assessment Course, also known as "Operation Warrior Forge," at Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Wash.
The Richmond Hill garden Club recently named 210 Fair View Drive in Richmond Hill Yard of the Month for November. Homeowners Gina and Phil Jablonski, who moved to Bryan County from Ohio in May, are responsible for the hard work on the yard. Gina said she loves the knock out roses because they provide beautiful color for the long growing season in Georgia.
On Thursday, most of the folks at Richmond Hill City Hall will take a break to honor service members of past and present in the city's annual Veterans Day ceremony.
The Pembroke Garden Club had a fall-themed monthly meeting on Oct. 21. The guest speaker was Don Gardner, the extension agent for Bryan County
Jack-o-lanterns lit up the night during the North Bryan Chamber of Commerce's pumpkin carving contest last week.
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.