Pembroke Garden Club recently anounced its Yard of the Month and Beauty Spot for July.
Talking to my British friends and relatives has been extremely weird this month - in some ways I feel like Alice must have felt when she fell through the looking glass.
As I've indicated in other food columns, sometimes you can learn a lot about American history through the history behind dishes that Americans enjoy. Okra is one of those foods.
The Richmond Hill Historical Society and the Richmond Hill Convention and Visitors Bureau will celebrate Henry Ford's life on the 150th anniversary of his birth with a party and open house from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Richmond Hill Museum.
Health advocates William Collins, Cheryl Medina and Kay Hughes from Bryan County are headed to Austin, Texas, to join more than 1,300 substance-abuse prevention specialists and advocates for Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America's 2013 Mid-Year Training Institute.
Ann Purcell with the Georgia Department of Transportation soke about on Bryan County transportation and solutions to keep traffic moving during a recent meeting of the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill. Purcell was the guest speaker of the club's first meeting under its new president, Larry Barker.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University's Callie Harkness has been recognized by the National Kitchen and Bath Association with an honorable mention in a student design competition for creating a living space for someone with mobility issues.
Members of Pembroke Boy Scout Troop 295 and Cub Pack 141 led a recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance on Monday prior to a meeting of Pembroke City Council. In the background is Mayor Pro Tem Johnnie Miller.
My first paying job was picking pumpkin squash in a farmer's field for 2 1/2 hot summer days. I probably was about 10 years old. Daddy and Papa both had given me various non-paid tasks since I was 4, but I made $1 a day working for this farmer!
Officers were installed June 27 for the 2013-14 slate for the Richmond Hill Lions Club.
SAVANNAH - Parker's recently launched its "Free Gas for a Year" gas giveaway contest, which will run through July 31.
What do you do with an American flag when it becomes tattered and worn?
The Pembroke Garden Club recently visited Thompson's Garden on Highway 67 for their June meeting. The group got to see the rare Elliottia racemosa, also known as the Georgia plume.
The Bryan County Health Department is offering the shingles vaccination to those ages 60 and older.
After recently visiting England, I am almost embarrassed to say that one of the things I enjoy most about going back is treating myself to some traditional British foods I grew up with.
David Morris of Pembroke won the American Legion Post 164's raffle for a $300 gift certificate to Pembroke Pharmacy and Southern Sportsman. The post thanks Pembroke Pharmacy for their help, as well as everyone who bought a raffle ticket.
Firefighter Jon Andriotis was named employee of the quarter by the Bryan County Emergency Services for the fourth quarter of 2013.
Winfred Mikler Tuten celebrated his 90th birthday recently with friends and family at the Richmond Hill Senior Citizens Center. A retired seaman first class in the Navy, he was presented an American flag and framed document. The document certified the flag was flown over the U.S. Capitol at the request of Rep. Jack Kingston for Tuten's actions in World War II, where he served on the U.S. Wingfield in the European theater. He entered the Navy Feb. 15, 1943, and was honorably discharged Nov. 19, 1945.
STATESBORO - Andrew Young will be the featured speaker at Georgia Southern University's 2014 MLK Celebration at 7 p.m. Jan. 22 at the Performing Arts Center, 847 Plant Drive.
Earlier this year, while back in the land of my birth, I was in central London, crossing the River Thames by night in a taxi with a dear friend who asked me "Don't you miss all this?"
The sugar rush can't come soon enough for Richmond Hill sweets factory, All Things Chocolate and More.
I was in a pretty good mood leaving home one hot summer morning. When I arrived at the intersection on Ford Avenue at Highway 17, I sat waiting about 10 cars back, looking up the line, hoping sometime soon to make a right turn.
The Georgia Department of Public Health is offering a free four-week supply of Nicotine Replacement Therapy.
Christmas dinner at Fort King George will be at 7 p.m. Dec. 14 at 302 McIntosh Road in Darien.
The Richmond Hill Garden Club's G-Team recently spent a day of refreshing the landscaping at the Richmond Hill Public Library. They weeded, trimmed shrubs, added mulch and planted pansies in the pots at the entrance. Maintaining the library's landscaping is one of the garden club's ongoing projects.
The Disabled Veterans of America, Chapter 46 marked the 72nd anniversary of the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor with a remembrance ceremony Saturday morning at the American Legion, Post 168.
Stage Stores Inc., the parent company of Goody's, is raising funds for Toys for Tots through its "Bears that Care" plush-bears sale.
The Friends of the Richmond Hill Library during a recent meeting voted unanimously to donate $2,400 toward the purchase of books.
Nativity sets from around the world will be displayed from 1-4 p.m. Saturda at St. Philip's Episcopal Church, 302 E. Gen. Stewart Way in Hinesville. Admission is free.
Rotary Club of Richmond Hill recently presented its Junior Rotarian award for November to Richmond Hill High School student Sandeep Bethapudi. The Junior Rotarian award is given to RHHS students who have shown outstanding qualities.