Hundreds of fiction, nonfiction, self-help, children's and other books will be available when the Friends of the Richmond Hill Library hold their annual book and yard sale from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. April 2 at the library on Ford Avenue.
The following is some information and tips for those heading to downtown Savannah to celebrate St. Patrick's Day during the next couple of days:
Members of the Richmond Hill High School National Honor Soceity hosted a fundraising garage sale Saturday for Dylan Moore, the Richmond Hill 9-year-old battling leukemia. Funds raised were not available at presstime.
Ten calm, imposing Budweiser Clydesdale horses, their human handlers and one 6-month-old playful Dalmatian pup named Brewer are guests of Fort Stewart this week. The Clydesdales have been a crowd-pleasing part of the Savannah St. Patrick's Day parade for several years.
Sam Lilley is on a mission. The 14-year-old Richmond Hill High School freshman made a commitment last summer to raise $5,000 to help build a well in a remote village in Africa.
Georgia Guardsman Command Sgt. Major Randall Parker is looking forward to helping make children smile in a war-ravaged country that also has long been wracked by opium use and trafficking.
Georgia Lions Camp for the Blind camper Jessica Lanier of Bryan County recently received a $150 check from the Pembroke Lions Club. The money will send her to the Georgia Lions Camp for the Blind in Waycross in July. For more information about the camp, visit www.glcb.org or contact the local Lions Club.
At a time when everyday individuals are receiving numerous opportunities to display their talents on hit shows like "American Idol" and "America's Got Talent," Coastal Chevrolet is presenting one for area residents with the Coastal Empire's first-ever dealership talent search.
While she has some experience as a barber of sorts, serving mankind as a physician might be Jennifer Smith's destiny.
Area residents soon will have several ways of chipping in to assist Dylan Moore, the Richmond Hill 9-year-old boy who was diagnosed with leukemia late last year.
The Bryan County Republican Party will hold its annual convention at 9 a.m. Saturday at Southern Image Restaurant at 3881 Hwy. 17 in Richmond Hill.
Been to Cuba lately?
Members of the Richmond Hill Garden Club recently planted native plants at the Duval Henderson Park south of Richmond Hill. The garden club maintains a butterfly garden along with several bluebird houses at the park.
The bride, dressed in a long, ivory gown, and her tuxedo-clad groom showed not a hint of nervousness.
Members of Boy Scout Troop 527 recently erected 11 historic markers throughout Richmond Hill.
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.