The Pembroke Garden Club recently held its annual Christmas decorating contest for local businesses.
Students across the county wrote down their Christmas wishes for Santa Claus. To make sure he knows what they want, the Bryan County News is going to help deliver their messages as quickly as possible. The following letters are from third-graders at Bryan County Elementary. (Letters are printed as written):
TYBEE ISLAND - The city council on Tybee Island has repealed a ban on drinking alcohol on the beach, though they say the ban was rarely enforced.
Gloria Shearin, left, Aimee Conner with her twins Chloe and Caden, and Wes Valentine show off the old running shoes they decorated that won them first, second and third place, respectively, Dec. 8 during Georgia Game Changers Running Company's "Decorate Your Old Running Shoe" contest.
Karl and Sharon Kupfer of Richmond Hill get up close and personal with some of the wildlife found on the Galapagos Islands during a trip there from Oct. 19-28, an "exciting trip" the couple won through National Geographic.
I recently was speaking to a wonderful gentleman, a much-decorated Vietnam veteran, who briefly confused me when he said that he had been born in 1940, "before the second world war."
Coastal Georgia Veterinary Care is collecting items to be donated to the Humane Society of Greater Savannah for the holiday season through Dec. 19.
Sarah Scott stands in her yard at 345 Magnolia Street, which was recently named the Yard of the Month by the Richmond Hill Garden Club.
Doing the right thing at the right time can save a lot of work later.
It is well known that wild pigs are destructive. In the state of Texas, there is an epidemic; they can't be exterminated fast enough. They are considered destructive to the environment and are known to kill pets, small mammals and certainly destructive to the land.
Geechee Kunda Cultural Arts Center in Riceboro opened its museum and grounds to the public Nov. 24 for the eighth annual Sugarcane Harvest and Crafts Festival. The event offered community members an opportunity to experience native art, history and culture through food, drinks, exhibits, demonstrations and performances. The Gullah-Geechee are the descendants of native Africans who were captured and brought to Coastal Georgia as slaves.
Barbara Tomoison of Black Creek stands by the angel trumpets in her yard that won her the Beauty Spot award for November from the Pembroke Garden Club.
Georgia Game Changers Running Co. will host a "Decorate Your Old Running Shoe" contest Saturday morning at the store at 60 Exchange Street in Richmond Hill.
SAVANNAH - Mayors from across Southeast Georgia are coming to Savannah bearing gifts for patients at Georgia Regional Hospital.
PawParazzi Pet Boutique in Richmond Hill hosted a special visitor Saturday, Santa Claus. He was visiting from the North Pole to have his picture taken for charity with his furry four-legged friends.
I managed to surprise my husband recently when I casually admitted that I had never seen the movie "A Christmas Story." As is his habit, he immediately set about continuing my cultural makeover - an essential part of my "Americanization," according to him - and equally as important as the blue American passport I was granted two years ago.