I am very pleased with myself for driving more than 600 miles recently to and from Orlando, Fla., for a girls' weekend. This included interstates, downtown traffic, airport arrivals and obviously – to anyone who knows how partial I am to a bit of retail therapy – a few malls.
In Richmond Hill and the surrounding areas, there are several members of a Mustang Club. Although the Mustang is a commercial product, it has created hundreds of clubs across America.
The Pembroke Garden Club always tours different gardens in May, and this year the group went to Joiner Daylily Gardens just outside of Pembroke.
Cub Scout Pack 141, the American Legion Post 164 Ladies Auxiliary and Boy Scout Troop 357 placed flags in downtown Pembroke for a display for the annual Memorial Day service, which was Saturday. More than 100 flags were posted in recognition of soldiers who have fallen in war. A new flag was to be added to the display in today's service.
Members of the Richmond Hill Senior Center gather May 12 for a photo at the Older American's Luncheon at the Civic Center in Savannah. The luncheon theme was "Dances of the Ages."
Army Spec. Jeremy J. Leatherwood has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo.
Black Creek Fitness recently announced the winners of its first Community Biggest Loser 90-Day Challenge, which was held from Jan. 29-April 23.
Bus travel has been very important in the life of World War II veteran Robert Greene, so the fact that last weekend's Honor Flight trip to Washington, D.C., was by bus didn't bother him one bit.
The concepts of diversity, leadership and civil empowerment defined the 3rd Infantry Division's Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month observance at Fort Stewart's Club Stewart.
"It's not about the miles, it's about the smiles."
Spirit of Peace Lutheran Church is currently building its new church home on Hwy. 144 in South Bryan County. To help furnish the sanctuary, members of Spirit of Peace Youth participated in a 16-hour fundraiser called Rock For Chairs.
You can't go back home – or can you? There's something about old home sites that call out to us.
Walter Burns got his hair cut last Friday night.
The Richmond Hill Recreation Association (RHRA) has implemented a new weather warning system to alert spectators, athletes and staff of lightning strikes in the area.
The home of John and Ramany Tzen on Egrets Way Lane in the Waterford subdivision was chosen by the Richmond Hill Garden Club as Yard of the Month for May.
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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