Two hundred thirty-three years ago, a defiant Lt. Col. John McIntosh, commander of 200 patriots defending an earthen fortification overlooking the Medway River, defied a British officer's demand to surrender Fort Morris.
This glowing, pink flower was a lonely bud on an azalea bush that decided to wait to bloom on a cool, 48-degree day in late October.
Hundreds of people enjoyed mouth-watering barbecue, potato salad, cinnamon apples and more Saturday when the Richmond Hill United Methodist Church hosted its annual Bar-B-Q, Bazaar and Silent Auction.
Civilians in communities surrounding Fort Stewart are welcome to enjoy Christmas brunch, featuring traditional holiday favorites, from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 4 at Club Stewart, building 405.
Homes of Integrity will host the second annual dancing-lights show from 6-10 p.m. Nov. 24-Jan. 2 at its model home in Richmond Hill.
A group of University of Georgia students from Richmond Hill keep up to date with what's going on back home with the Bryan County News. Here they are with family and friends Nov. 5 during the second annual Richmond Hill Tailgate at a UGA game in Athens. The tailgate was hosted by Skip and Cindy Youmans, who attend all games in their RV.
This month I would like to share the 10 "power foods" – foods that are packed with phytonutrients and antioxidants.
Craig and Mary Kay Duede of Richmond Hill are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Erin Duede to Kevin Hixson, son of Tom and Nita Hixson of Richmond Hill. The couple plans to get married in June.
Some residents of the northwestern Haitian town Bonneau will soon have clean water to drink thanks to efforts from the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill.
Their claim to the land pre-dates the American Revolution, and yet their parents and grandparents gave up their plots – some willingly, some not-so-willingly – for the sake of the nation when then-Camp Stewart was established in 1940, just in time to help prepare the Army for World War II.
Hundreds of plates of turkey, dressing, vegetables and dessert are expected to be made at Pembroke United Methodist Church on Thanksgiving Day and handed out to ensure that less fortunate North Bryan residents have a hot meal to enjoy.
The Richmond Hill Garden Club recently named Mr. and Mrs. Gary Jahn residence Yard of the Month for November. They also received a plaque, as well as a gift card for Tim and Dave's Nursery.
Elaine Rutherford and Joyce Fowler served as hostesses for the Pembroke Garden Club's October meeting at the Dixie Harn Community Center. The two prepared a lovely table of refreshments for the members. University of Georgia Extension agent Don Gardner, guest speaker, talked about native plants and their care.
Residents can drop off shoeboxes of gifts for Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan's Purse, from Nov. 14-21 at Richmond Hill United Methodist Church.
We will always have the vivid memories of our favorite summer jobs. We leave these jobs and move on, never giving them a second thought. Sometimes, these memories pop up. We sit back with a pleasant smile, asking ourselves, "Did I really do that?"
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill recently welcomed Chaplain Andrew E.V. Krey, executive director of Maritime Bethel at Savannah and pastor at Bible Lutheran Church in Rincon.
National Public Health Week will be recognized April 7 – 13 in Coastal Georgia.
Richmond Hill High School student Charis Peterson was recently named Junior Rotarian by the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill.
To commemorate National Public Health week on April 7-13, the Coastal Health District has given each day of the week a theme in an effort to send the public several health-related messages.
The Richmond Hill Garden Club has selected the holly trees in the Ways Station Shopping Center as its special "Set Your Sight on this Site" for March. These huge holly trees are not only beautiful due to their size and bright red berries, but the berries also provide food for the birds. The Richmond Hill Garden Club meets on the second Wednesday of the month September-May at the John W. Stevens Wetlands Education Center in J.F. Gregory Park. The club welcomes visitors and new members.
It's hard to imagine that 240 years ago, American colonists drank tea - not sweet tea, but English tea.
April is a significant month in the history of the Civil War. It began on April 12, 1861, (153 years ago) and is widely considered to have ended with Gen. Lee's surrender on April 9, 1865.
SAVANNAH - Jessica Neeley of Richmond Hill has been nameda candidate for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Man & Woman of the Year campaign.
THE BOTTOM of your trash bin ain't a pretty place.