ATLANTA - Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is urging Georgians to change the batteries in their smoke alarms at the same time they changed their clocks back to standard time this Sunday.
Mrs. Lynn Bishop of Black Creek stands in the area of her yard that was chosen as the Beauty Spot for October by the Pembroke Garden Club.
Bryan County 4-H members began the celebration of National 4-H Week, observed Oct. 7-13, with an announcement of the poster-contest winners. Kaci Romano of Bryan County Elementary won first place, Bailey Lopata of George Washington Carver Elementary earned second place, and Courtney Minis of BCES was in third place. The posters were displayed throughout the week in the window of the UGA extension office's window.
It happened on a corner just up the street on my way home. It was about 9 o'clock on an October night, and the only thing to do was just walk home, since there was nothing else to do to get my kicks in this town.
Kirsten Busey gives Erick Freeman a flu shot Friday during the Health Fair at Richmond Hill Pharmacy. The pharmacy's annual event helped educate residents about diabetes and other diseases and offered flu and other vaccinations and more.
With the rapidly approaching holiday season, Rotary Club of Richmond Hill members learned Thursday about various ways to help those in need when Kristi Cox, the United Way of Bryan County's newest director, spoke at the group's weekly meeting.
I am a competitive person. So when my husband casually said back in January, "There is no way you will be able to get your citizenship and register to vote in time for this year's presidential elections," I took it as a challenge.
Cub Scout Pack 141 held its Halloween party Oct. 18 at the American Legion Post 164 in Pembroke.
"Today was the best day at church because I went to church, and it was the groundbreaking," said 7-year-old Lucia Tupea Jones.
Bryan County Family Connection is now accepting applications for the annual Bryan County Children's Fund, an effort that helps provide Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in Bryan County.
Taylor Hayes, center, is the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill's Junior Rotarian for the month of October. With him is Richmond Hill High School principal Helen Herndon and club President-elect Larry Barker.
"I do this for myself so I might know the measure of myself and not be found wanting" was the final entry in Marine Capt. Matthew Freeman's journal in August 2009.
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. - It's scratchy, lasts only 78 seconds and features the world's first recorded blooper.
CHICAGO (AP) - People who collapse from cardiac arrest in poor black neighborhoods are half as likely to get CPR from family members at home or bystanders on the street as those in better-off white neighborhoods, according to a study that found the reasons go beyond race.
The Richmond Hill High School Wildcat Marching Band took its 2012 competition show to Valdosta last weekend to the Battle on the Border Bridgemen Classic at Lowndes County High School, where it came in second runner up with "Gladiator."
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.