I like free stuff, although I realize nothing is really free.
These days, just about everybody with an email inbox gets a message telling them they've been nominated for inclusion on one "Who's Who" list or another.
The smile on Josh Cabrera's face said it all. He caught one of the biggest fish of the day at Saturday's fishing derby sponsored by the Fort McAllister Sport Fishing Club and the City of Richmond Hill in J.F. Gregory Park.
Camp Aloha, Hospice Savannah's bereavement camp for children, is gearing up for its 18th annual camp May 2-4.
Goodwill of the Coastal Empire is seeking positive role models for the GoodGuides Youth Mentoring Program.
The Richmond Hill Garden Club recently named its yard of the month and members toured the gardens at Armstrong Atlantic State University.
Richmond Hill Montessori Preschool recently celebrated Week of the Young Child with the school's annual parent/child breakfast. Parents and children shared breakfast and made butterflies to display throughout the indoor playground.
One of my first jobs was cleaning tables and washing dishes part-time for a seafood restaurant in Sneads Ferry, N.C. The Riverview Café didn't pay much, but they offered an always-hungry teenager the best bennies package in the world - all the seafood I could eat.
It's early afternoon on a Friday, and Troy Allen is itching for the school bell to ring.
The Georgia Military Veterans' Hall of Fame, beginning its second year, is seeking nominations for this year's class.
Camellia Health and Rehab Center in Claxton sponsors a Mr. and Mrs. CHRC pageant for their residents each year in March, and this year Pembroke Garden Club contributed the corsages for the pageant.
What do we know about vacations? The term means to vacate, a period of time which an employee is granted an exemption from all rules of employment.
The steering committee for the Unity in the Park Festival recently had its first meeting. The fsetival is set for May 31 in J.F. Gregory Park
If you ever doubted the power of prayer, you should have been at the New Beginnings Community Church's annual Easter Extravaganza and egg hunt Saturday at J.F. Gregory Park.
Easter is, of course, one of the major Christian festivals across the world. While the religious meaning is the same, I find the history of many Easter traditions - and some of the cultural differences surrounding its celebration in the United Kingdom and the United States -interesting.
The American Red Cross has launched a first-of-its kind Blood Donor App that puts the power to save lives in the palms of people's hands.
Although it is nearly 20 years since I met my future (American) husband in England and began dating him, I was reminded about this time in our relationship when we recently entertained a lovely young couple in our home. We have known the young man (now in his early 30s) for many years and he used to visit us as a teenager in England, and he seemed keen to introduce us to his new girlfriend. These young people are both from the Southern USA, so have the advantage of understanding each other's cultures and use of the English language ...
SAVANNAH - Georgia Southern University and Senior Citizens Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to helping people age comfortably, have partnered to co-host the annual Elder Abuse Conference on Oct. 3 at the Coastal Georgia Center in downtown Savannah.
Dr. Gary Fischer, left, is the Richmond Hill Rotary Club's newest member. He was inducted Thursday at the Richmond Hill City Center by Rotary's District Governor Ted Thompson during his annual visit to the club.
The Richmond Hill City Center reported a successful first Festive Friday last weekend to benefit the Bryan County Bark Park.
Allergy sufferers in the Southeast could be in for a groggy fall, as warm and wet months ahead will promote mold spore growth and prolong ragweed season, AccuWeather reports.
Going to an estate-sale is more than just looking for antiques and other items to buy. To me, it marks the end of the owner's active life.
The Richmond Hill Garden Club has selected the home of Richard Ralls at 120 Harvey Drive as the yard of the month for September. Ralls' yard has hidden gingers with white-and-lavender blooms below the leaves. It also features cast iron plants, elephant ears, nandina, ivy and salvia, all situated under sprawling oaks. A Japanese maple provides a focal point, and confederate jasmine adorns the mailbox.
The Richmond Hill City Center recently announced Festive Fridays, a new initiative from 5-7 p.m. each second and third Friday beginning this month.
Unity in the Community founders Craig and Sharon Butts met with Richmond Hill City Councilman Johnny Murphy to discuss plans for the city.
DECATUR - AARP Foundation Tax-Aide - the nation's largest free, volunteer-run tax preparation and assistance service - is seeking volunteers across Georgia to help taxpayers seeking assistance preparing and filing their 2014 tax returns.
My husband loves Mexican food and took me out for a Mexican meal recently. It struck me that, even when it comes to exotic cuisine, palates differ greatly between the two nations I love: Britain and the good ol' USA.
At last week's Rotary Club meeting at the City Center, Danielle Webb gave a presentation about childhood cancer and her family's battle against this disease, which their 4-year-old son, William, lost earlier this year. She talked about the nonprofit organization set up in his honor, Warriors for William, and also asked for support of the second annual Warriors For William 5k at 8.30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.
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