The Bryan County High School class of 1963 gathered for its 50th class reunion June 8 at the home of Gwen and David Strickland. The former classmates reminisced and caught up on current happenings with each other. Fifteen of the original 30 classmates attended.
I have just returned from a visit to the land of my birth, where everyone currently is obsessed with the start of Wimbledon - the oldest and, according to the British at least, most prestigious tennis tournament in the world.
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill received the Gold Award during the District Conference on June 15 in Dublin.
Those who regularly visit Hinesville's Farmers Market are wise to enjoy the locally grown fruits and vegetables. They're tastier and healthier than store-bought stuff, and they're locally produced.
A simple sound, smell, action or flavor - a hug from a grandbaby, my wife's smile on our wedding day or a "drank and pack of nabs" - can activate memories of long ago.
ST. MARYS -The Coastal Georgia Film Alliance has put out a call for extras for the filming of "Preserve," an apocalyptic story that takes place 170 years after a disaster has driven humanity underground. Survivors finally emerge to the surface and seek safe harbor in an unwelcoming world.
Members of the Richmond Hill Garden Club recently held their annual luncheon, which included the installation of next year's officers.
Summer quickly is approaching, which means that mosquito activity soon will become more widespread. Mosquitoes can carry West Nile virus, which can cause mild to serious illness. The best way to prevent WNV is to avoid mosquito bites.
Friday is Flag Day, which commemorates the day in 1777 when the United States flag was adopted for the first time.
Currently, the Winn Army Community Hospital Emergency Department is accessible only from the entrance off 9th Street. New emergency signs have been posted to reflect the new entrance. The Niles Avenue entrance is closed to begin construction on the two-story, 43,637-square-foot emergency department, which is expected to be completed by fall 2014. It will built on the existing emergency-room parking lot.
Applications are being accepted for the 2014 Miss Georgia South Pageant.
The Richmond Hill Lions Club met jointly with Fred Warnell, club member and supervisor with the Coastal Georgia Soil and Water Conservation, on May 23.
Hundreds are expected to descend upon eastern Liberty County this weekend to replicate the miles-long treks that many students of Dorchester Academy endured to get an education.
Many folks who attend church rarely - or not at all - tell me Christians don't know how to have fun.
The Pembroke Garden Club's Beauty Spot award for May went to Courtney and Bobby Tilley of the Black Creek community.
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.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and the Liberty Convention and Visitors Bureau will host the 17th annual Illuminated Christmas Parade at 6:30 tonight in downtown Hinesville. This year's theme, "A Red, White & Blue Christmas … A Salute to Our Troops," was chosen to highlight Fort Stewart having almost all 20,000 troops at home for the first time in more than a decade. The parade will begin on Central Avenue and continue onto Welborn Street, West Gen. Screven Way and West Hendry Street. It will end on North Main Street. The event is free and open to the ...