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 Midway Museum is hosting its first pig and oyster roast fundraiser from 5-8 p.m. Nov. 19 to benefit the museum.
High winds and waves on the Ogeechee River wreaked havoc on a long-planned canoe trip hosted by the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill for young Interact students.
Coastal Georgia Veterinary Care will offer a wellness clinic, including free office visits and 10 percent off all services, for active and retired military from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 12.
The King of Rock and Roll will be in town for Valentine's Day weekend, performing a "Viva Las Vegas" show Feb. 11 at the Richmond Hill City Center.
SHOR TEPAH, Afghanistan - "Thank you for this," said Mohammad Qul, a principal at a school for boys. He paused. Teachers stood around him holding new school supplies. Three microscopes drew the most excitement – a 300 percent increase in the school's stock. "And we are so sorry for her," he added.
Navy Seaman Apprentice Samantha L. Gervickas, a 2010 graduate of Richmond Hill High School, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill., with honors and was promoted to her current rank.
Richmond Hill United Methodist Church is gearing up for its legendary Bar-B-Q, Bazaar and Silent Auction set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 19 at the church, 9050 Ford Ave.
We have finally got around to getting a mailbox at the end of our driveway and very handsome it is, too. Up until now, we have relied on our trusty post office box at the Richmond Hill Post Office.
I managed to surprise my husband recently when I casually admitted that I had never seen the movie "A Christmas Story." As is his habit, he immediately set about continuing my cultural makeover - an essential part of my "Americanization," according to him - and equally as important as the blue American passport I was granted two years ago.