Gulfstream employees gather Aug. 11 after helping give the Richmond Hill Teen Center a "facility facelift" during a volunteer day hosted by United Way HandsOn Savannah. The effort was part of a large-scale day of service for volunteer projects in Bryan, Chatham and Effingham counties.
Billy and Jewell Kennedy of Pembroke stand amongst the bird bath and other decorative yard ornaments that landed them the Beauty Spot award for August from the Pembroke Garden Club.
I have to confess that I am not a beer lover - I prefer a glass of wine with dinner, the occasional cocktail or pink champagne. However, with the approach of the Savannah Craft Brew Fest, which drew more than 4,000 attendees last year and takes place during the Labor Day weekend, I am reminded of the differences between traditional English beer and this patriotic American tipple.
Two Georgia men have opened a treasure chest filled with precious jewels of information to enjoy.
Despite Saturday's heat and the threat of skinned knees and elbows, dozens of skating enthusiasts turned out for Pembroke's first-ever skateboard competition, the Country Town Throwdown, at the city's skate park at the J. Dixie Harn Community Center.
MILWAUKEE - Remember when suitcases had to be carried instead of rolled? Or when an airline ticket was a booklet of pages separated by carbon paper? Maybe you remember when Lou Gehrig held the Major League record for consecutive baseball games played.
The musical lineup has been announced for the ninth annual Blues and BBQ Festival, set for Sept. 29 in the parking lot across from the Justice Center on M.L. King Jr. Drive in Hinesville.
SAINT SIMONS ISLAND - Headliners have been announced for the inaugural Saint Simons Food & Spirits Festival, which will be held Sept. 21-23 on Saint Simons Island.
American Legion Post 164 of Pembroke installed officers for the 2013 Legion year during its July 12 meeting. Shown here from left are: Past Commander Woody Turner, service officer; Ernie Mitchell, commander; James McKinney, senior vice commander; and Bill Anderson, junior vice commander. Also installed but not shown are: Past Commander Joe Lewis, chaplain; Richard Smith, sergeant at arms; Past Commander B.J. Clark, post adjutant and 1st District officer who performed the installation.
There have been four Jason Bourne films, but the recently released "The Bourne Legacy" is the first one that doesn't star Matt Damon.
The 14th annual Tybee Island Sea Kayak Races will be Sept. 15 at A-J's Dockside, 1315 Chatham Ave. on Tybee Island. The event will benefit the Tybee Island Marine Science Center.
Clare McDevitt, center, of Edinburgh, Scotland, gets a warm welcome recently from members of the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill, as well as three other coastal Georgia Rotary Clubs, as she arrived at the Savannah Airport for the clubs' Global Rotary Student Program. While here, McDevitt will study at Armstrong Atlantic State University this school year and enjoy Rotarian hospitality and support until May 2013.
SAVANNAH - Organizers of Savannah's second Rock 'n' Roll Marathon are seeking local bands to provide the event's live
Cameron Eason of Hinesville was shooting for the top at the 29th annual AMA Amateur National Motocross Championships, held July 29-Aug. 5 at Loretta Lynn's Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tenn.
Ten local folks smile for the camera during a cruise to Hawaii in late spring. They flew to San Diego, Calif., from Savannah and took the HAL Oosterdam, cruising to the Hawaiian Islands. They toured four of the islands, seeing such sites as Honolulu, Waikiki Beach, waterfalls and botanical gardens, and they attended a luau. Seated from left are Martha Harris and Gloria Carter; standing from left are Jo Ann Lanier, Joyce DuBois, Janet DuBois, Thomas Farlow, Diane Stewart, Pam Shuman, Kathy McCauley and Kathy Davis.
The Holiday Inn Express, 4601 Highway 17 in Richmond Hill, will host a two-day screening of Robin Williams movies Friday and Saturday.
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.
American Legion Post 164 will host a Legion Youth Group Poker Run on Nov. 1 to help support local kids who use the Legion Post for events.
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill has launched a program to help support approximately 70 hungry children who attend our schools and rely on the Backpacks of Love program that they do not go hungry over the weekends and during school vacations.
The Living Well Coastal Workshop is a free, six-week program on self-managing of health conditions.
STATESBORO - In 2012, the PBS show Time Team America tracked the adventures of a Georgia Southern University archaeologist and students at Camp Lawton, a Civil War POW camp in Millen, as they uncovered buried secrets using the latest technology and decades of expertise.
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