Coloring Easter eggs, hiding them and hunting for them has been a holiday staple for generations. Every now and then, however, Easter celebrants desire something different.
The Richmond Hill Garden Club recently selected the home of William and Deborah Villagomez at 106 Knollwood Court in Bailey Plantation as the March Yard of the Month. Maintaining an attractive yard during this time of the year often proves difficult, but the Villagomezes' yard was neatly kept with shrubs that had been trimmed, beds that had been edged and mulched, a carefully mowed lawn and a maple tree bursting into bloom.
The search is on for Georgia's outstanding senior volunteer.
Jack and Norma Carney of Richmond Hill announce the engagement and pending wedding of their daughter, Kacy Irene Carney of Atlanta to Jonathan Adam Weakley of Atlanta, son of Diane Weakley of Richmond, Va., and Roger Weakley of Aylett, Va.
"Snake!" It's one of those exclamatory words that cause some people to panic. Some people freeze instantly, afraid to take another step, while others begin a series of steps that look like they're auditioning for Riverdance. Nonetheless, as temperatures get warmer and flora and fauna show signs of spring in Coastal Georgia, encounters with snakes are common.
A wine-and-cheese fundraiser for the Bryan County dog park will start at 5 p.m. April 24 at Marker 107, 2943 Kilkenny Road, Richmond Hill.
If I had an entrepreneurial spirit (and budget), there are some natural fragrances that I think should be bottled and sold as perfumes, after-shave lotions and air fresheners. I'm not talking about floral scents like orange blossoms, gardenias or honeysuckle, which already have been marketed. I'm talking about the really good-smelling stuff like frying chicken, piping hot pizza or bacon - especially bacon.
My parents have come from England to see us to celebrate their golden wedding anniversary - a milestone I can't imagine but very much hope my husband and I reach (he will have to live to 91 years old). Although I speak from only 13 years of experience being married, I have to say that I think it is a wonderful institution - and yes, I have heard the old joke about "but who wants to live in an institution?"
Peach Hubbard works on a pastel drawing during a recent workshop sponsored by Arts on the Coast. Local artist Carol Hartley taught the workshop on the use of soft pastels and light. Look for more workshops and events in the coming months from Arts on the Coast.
Austin Overby and Kaleb Orchard were recognized March 5 during a Richmond Hill City Council meeting for earning the rank of Eagle Scout. The scouts are members of Troop 400 in Richmond Hill. Mayor Harold Fowler read a resolution to both Overby and Orchard during the meeting and presented certficiates to them.
A local women's gym will waive the joining fee to new members who contribute toward its donation goal.
Children ages 6-17 who have experienced the death of a loved one within the last 18 months are invited to attend a weekend, overnight camp organized by not-for-profit Hospice Savannah's Full Circle bereavement staff and volunteers.
The 8th annual Midway Arts Festival is seeking vendors to show and sell their work.
Here in Coastal Georgia, the weather usually is favorable year-round for grilling, but there are exceptions.
Youth in Bryan County looking for summer activities have the opportunity to travel to various places in Georgia through the county's 4-H program.
Evangelist Mark Cartwright is being recognized for 39 years in country music. The singer/songwriter, who has called Midway home for 20 years, is being inducted into the Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame.
Since I come from the land of tea and crumpets and few mosquitoes, I consider the overly sweet "sweet tea" and biting, flying bugs only minor drawbacks to living in this generally wonderful part of the United States.
Twelve area churches will serve as drop-off points during the national collection week for Operation Christmas Child shoe-box gifts. The week is set for Nov. 18-25.
My English IV teacher, Reomia Unold, said ambrosia was the food of the gods. I disagreed and told her so. She shook her head and sighed.
The Bryan County Bark Park will host its first dog-and-child friendly outdoor movie-screening fundraiser at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Ice Cream Stop at the Publix shopping center on Highway 144.
A group of "modern-day treasure hunters" got the chance to camp out Saturday at Fort McAllister State Historic Park as part of the State Park system's geocaching program.
Ronda Rich not only carried on a family tradition of finding humor in life's challenges, she made a career of it.
The Richmond Hill Garden Club recently selected Debra and Bobby Ware for the Yard of the Month award for November for their home on Mill Run Road.
Everyone knows Henry Ford built cars. Most know Ford built what eventually became modern day Richmond Hill.
I'm often asked why I don't write other commentaries. It's better to write about things you know about, and it's easier to do it when it's something most folks can agree on - like food.
The American Cancer Society is seeking volunteers and teams for the Relay For Life in Bryan County.
Chronic-disease self-management program leaders' training will be in Richmond Hill.
More than $850 was raised Oct. 24 during the Bryan County Bark Park's Howl-o-Ween at Fish Tales.
ATLANTA - Damon Elmore, an Atlanta-area HR executive and Georgia lawyer, is determined to put the wheels of his bike down in every Georgia county, hoping to raise more than $31,000 for the Georgia Legal Services Program and Willie Dean Ministries in Atlanta.
SAVANNAH - Best-selling authors Scott Turow, Mitch Albom and Eben Alexander will headline the 2014 Savannah Book Festival, set for Feb. 13-16.