Gene and Crystal Long have gone all out this year for Christmas by decorating their home in Davenport Acres in Long County.
In today's world, it isn't strange for a woman to achieve a PhD. However, Miriam Moore earned her PhD in 1960, a time when most women were just getting started on their lower degrees.
For many people, the holidays are jammed packed with happenings, and spare time to decorate can be difficult to come by.
The emphasis on wellness programs in the workplace hasn't risen to the standard that it should be at with the current levels of obesity.
On Sunday, Sept. 2, families of Richmond Hill residents Robbie and Karen Sharpe, along with Ed and Beth Ann (Sharpe) Starling joined 93 other family members who attended the 55th Annual Hansel Harmen Sharpe Family reunion.
The Georgia Transmission Corporation (GTC) announced Friday that a new substation and transmission line will be built near Richmond Hill.
A lot of people don't know it but Bryan County has an adult education program. And something else a lot of people don't know is that nearly 20 percent of adults in Bryan County over age 25 do not have a high school diploma or GED, according to Census statistics.
Patrice Black, second grade teacher at Richmond Hill Elementary School, gave a powerpoint presentation to the student body last week in honor of the state's 274th birthday. Using visual color slides, Black traced Georgia's history from its founding by James Edward Oglethorpe from England to modern day history. Her speech ended with such famous Georgians as Martin Luther King, Jr. and former president of America, James Earl Carter.
Barbara Estes, president of Arts on the Coast, wants everyone to know that there are many activities that the group sponsors for the enjoyment of the whole family. This local organization is an art association which fosters the development of visual art, music, drama, and dance in Bryan County and neighboring coastal community counties.
Mrs. Hattie Carter, a resident of Richmond Hill Health and Rehabilitation Center, turned 97 years old on February 7. Mrs. Carter gave God the praise for another birthday and said she is still "holding on to God's unchanged hands."
Would you like to learn more about the Medicare program and help others manage their health? Do you have an interest in lifelong planning strategies or preventing fraud targeted at the senior population?
Richmond Hill YMCA sponsors a program for young mothers who need a break from their little ones – maybe to shop for groceries, to take care of business, or to run errands. Monday through Friday, the YMCA provides a block of time from 8 a.m. until noon at the childcare center behind the Richmond Hill Library in the white building which once served as the senior citizen building. The library and the white building behind it (YMCA childcare center) are located on Ford Avenue.
Friends of the library Friends of the Library, a non-profit organization assisting Richmond Hill Library is seeking members. For more information on this project, please call 756-3580. Girl Scouts Junior Girl Scout Troop 680 is now accepting girls who are in the third, fourth or fifth grade to join the Girl Scouts. For more information, please call 858-3712. Historical society Richmond Hill Historical Society is again seeking more volunteers to help with a variety of ...
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.