Josh Nubern of Pembroke Boy Scout Troop 357 was recently awarded his Eagle Scout designation. The ceremony was Sept. 18 at Beulah Baptist Church, where Josh Nubern built a playground and a shelter for parents as his Eagle Scout project. Williams called Nubern one of the finest young men he has ever met. (Jeff Whitten)
Navy Seaman Thomas D. Tucker was recently promoted to his current rank upon graduation from recruit training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
Pembroke Public Library will have Story Time on Oct, 21 at 11 a.m. Kids will read Halloween stories and color Halloween pictures. The event will be geared toward toddler and pre-school ages. Everyone is invited to join in. Call 653-2822 for more information.
A breezy and refreshingly cool morning set the scene Saturday for Richmond Hill Garden Club's 11th annual Pumpkin Patch.
It's 3 o'clock on a Friday afternoon, and while most Richmond Hill High schoolers are probably rushing home to get ready for the homecoming game, a handful are in the post office parking lot hauling containers full of school supplies and getting them ready to be mailed.
It's just starting to cool off, but fall will certainly be in the air this weekend as seasonal events take place across Richmond Hill, including the Pumpkin Patch, Wildcat Romp and Ford Plantation tour.
Cub Scout Pack 141 hosted its annual crossover ceremony at Pickett Park on Aug. 26. This group has been busy serving its community and recruiting new Scouts. The pack recruited seven new members in August. Some of the community services projects the pack has been involved in are Operation Care Bear, in which the kids raise funds to purchase teddy bears for children in crisis to be distributed by area law enforcement and emergency services. ...
After the summer break the Pembroke Garden Club had its first meeting of the fall on Sept. 16 at the Dixie Harn Community Center. The club also named its Yard of the Month and Beauty Spot of the Month for September.
The 2011 Relay For Life of Richmond Hill event is set for April 1, but that doesn't mean the annual all-night fundraiser is a laughing matter.
Altie Moody, a lifetime resident of Groveland, is turning 99 years old Thursday, Sept. 23, and a celebration in her honor will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, at Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church in Groveland.
Friends of the Pembroke Library members recently accepted the donation of a new coffee maker and other items needed at the library. The Friends' fundraising book sale will concluded Saturday.
Sabrina D. Hanna of Pembroke has earned a child development associate credential in recognition of her work with young children.
More than 100 people gathered on Fort Stewart Friday evening in remembrance of those who have gone missing or were killed in action while serving in the military over the past several decades.
On Aug. 10, Jesse Newman, a life-long resident of Bryan County, was given by Hospice of Savannah and the U.S. Army a certificate of appreciation that recognized and honored him for his service to his county and upholding liberty and freedom for all.
The Beta Theta Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met on Sept. 7, in the social hall of the Pembroke United Methodist Church.
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.
Former county chief tax appraiser Dan Rollf was recently honored with a reception celebrating his retirement and his 13 years of service to Bryan County. Rollf was the chief appraiser during much of the growth time leading up to and through the housing recession. It was his job to properly assess properties and to make sure the county had a stable digest through these changing times.
McIntosh County is adjacent both to Liberty County and the coastline. In 1777, three parishes made up Liberty county - St. John, St. James and St. Andrews. In 1793, St. Andrews was split off and made into McIntosh County.
ATLANTA – A memorable treasure was unwrapped for a Bryan County man courtesy of the Georgia Lottery. Daniel Thomas of Richmond Hill won a $100,000 top prize playing the new instant game Jumbo Bucks Crossword.
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