It took one spring break trip to Washington, D.C., for local graduate Joshua Rodgers to realize he wanted to work in government. When his parents took him to meet U.S. Rep Jack Kingston on Capitol Hill, where he took a snapshot with the area Congressman, Rodgers told him, "I'm going to work here someday."
Boy Scout Pack and Troop 141 of Pembroke stand before a war plane on June 5 at Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum in Charleston Harbor, S.C. That weekend they traveled back in time to live as the sailors of World War II lived aboard the USS Yorktown. They camped overnight aboard the vessel, and were allowed to experience firsthand what life aboard a naval war ship was like. This was truly an experience the ...
Air Force Reserve Airman Katherine A. Clark recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
It was a warm, sun-soaked day Saturday, when the Exchange Club of Richmond Hill sponsored and oversaw its 20th annual Richmond Hill Fishing Derby at the Richmond Hill Fish Hatchery.
Wayne Jackson's heart is as big as his persona. A well-known builder and businessman in Richmond Hill, he's earned the respect of colleagues and townspeople.
SAVANNAH - Help is on the way for low-income families in critical situations due to a loss in income or unfortunate economic circumstances.
The fate of the lush botanical gardens at the LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation is questionable, according to Mary Beth Evans, the executive director of the LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation Foundation.
On May 22, Cub scout Pack 141 from Emmanuel Community Church got to catch a glimpse of times past at the Swamp Thing Tour at the Savannah Ogeechee Canal off of Hwy 204. The tour featured civil war reactments, story-telling and hike down the canal.
The Pembroke Garden Club has been busy lately.
Midway pilot Steve Berg intends to form a nonprofit organization to ensure his 22-acre, grass-strip private airport, Berg Park Aerodrome, continues "in perpetuity." Berg also wants to develop his property as a residential airpark.
Hinesville resident Chris Jimenez is the busy father of three teens: Dianna, 18, Tony, 16, and Lynda, 14. He and his wife, Liberty County school teacher Juanita Jimenez, take their family on vacation every summer. Here are the Jimenez family's favorite five vacation destinations:
More bricks were laid in place last weekend as several employees from Midway's Target Distribution Center volunteered to work on The Walk: An African-American Tribute at the LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation.
Richmond Hill saluted area fallen soldiers at a ceremony Friday at the veterans memorial in J.F. Gregory Park.
A local effort to honor a fallen Marine from Richmond Hill is expanding into a national campaign to help improve education for children in war-torn countries with the official launch Monday of the Matthew Freeman Project: Pens and Paper for Peace.
Boy Scout Troop 141 and Cub Pack 11 helped the American Legion and Ladies Auxiliary place flags at the Northside Cemetery in Pembroke on May 22. American flags were placed on the graves of all veterans buried in the cemetery. The troop and pack meet each Thursday at the American Legion post from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
It recently occurred to me that I've avoided any deep discussion on ethnic foods, so let's talk.
Bryan County has been selected by the Association County Commissioners of Georgia to received one of 49 employee health promotion and wellness grants.
The city of Pembroke was an award recipient Aug. 15 during the Georgia Downtown Awards of Excellence at the Lucas Theater in Savannah.
Attorney Kathryn Shelton was sworn in as a new volunteer for Atlantic Area Court Appointed Special Advocates on July 16 in Bryan County.
The Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion will host a free six-week workshop designed to help cancer survivors make the transition from active treatment to post-treatment care.
I have noticed that the British wartime-poster slogan, "Keep Calm and Carry On," has spread to these shores and appears on an astounding array of items such as cards, tea towels (dishcloths), mugs, T-shirts and bedding.
I often consider adjusting our thermostat because the humidity makes my wife's comfort-zone temperature of 75 degrees seem like 95. Sometimes, though, I fall back on that old, reliable cooling device - ice cream.
During the Korean War, being on a 15-day furlough at home was not the same as it was when you were a civilian.
The Pembroke Garden Club recently named its yard and beauty spot of the month for July.
Sujo John, who survived the 9/11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, will speak at 9 a.m. Sept. 15 at First Baptist Church, 9184 Ford Ave. in Richmond Hill.
Rainer and Susan Harris of Columbus and John and Teresa (Cowart) Purdy of Richmond Hill announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittnee Lauren Harris, to Travis Coffman, the son of Sam and Pat Coffman and Dwight and Becky Griffis, all of Baxley.
Scores of soldiers assigned to Fort Stewart' Wounded Warriors Battalion are being treated to a free fishing event at Stewart's Pond No. 1, also called Pineview Lake. According to retired Command Sgt. Maj. Adna Chaffee of the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 789, local veterans' organizations will sponsor a catch-and-release fishing outing from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Aug. 23.
The thought of eating macaroni and cheese, mashed potatoes and gravy, tuna salad and chicken pot pies was comforting long before they were called comfort foods. Comfort foods don't have to be fancy. They're simple, delicious and usually inexpensive to make.