Inspired to contribute to a cause greater than themselves, many young Americans joined the military in the days, weeks, months and even first several years after the 9/11 attacks.
Just as the memory of President John F. Kennedy's assassination nearly 50 years ago forever is woven into the fabric of society, anyone old enough to remember the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on America likely can recall exactly where they were and what they were doing when word came that the Twin Towers in New York City had been hit by two commercial jets. More than 200 miles away, the Pentagon also had been attacked by terrorists using an airliner, and in Shanksville, Pa., another disaster narrowly was avoided when brave men and women sacrificed their lives and brought ...
The Coastal Empire Chapter of the Association of the United States Army is in need of donations to help support the 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield. Donations are tax deductible.
Midway wood carver George Ginter said he would like to pass on his craft to younger people someday, to share his knowledge and ensure the art of wood carving continues.
Four World War II veterans from Richmond Hill are getting a one of a kind opportunity this weekend as they travel with other veterans from the region to Washington D.C. to see the World War II Memorial.
Cannon and musket firings, food, games and more lured hundreds of people to Fort McAllister State Park Saturday when the Friends of Fort McAllister hosted the second annual Labor Day Family Festival.
A close friend had a beautiful baby girl in late August, and my own gorgeous and perfect granddaughter (not that I am biased!) will be 1 year old on Sept. 15.
The Environmental Division at Fort Stewart will host a cemetery cleanup Sept. 24 at Little Creek Cemetery. Volunteers will visit one of the largest, and because of training, least-visited cemeteries on Fort Stewart.
Tuesday marked the seventh week of operation for the Richmond Hill Farmers Market, and it has become a weekly favorite among many residents and area vendors.
ATLANTA - One Hinesville man is dancing a jig since winning a prize from the Georgia Lottery. Felix Santos won a $20,000 prize, taxes paid, after being selected as a winner in the Aug. 10 $3,000,000 Taxes Paid Weekly Extra Chance drawing.
The hum of sewing machines filled the Richmond Hill Public Library on Saturday when members of the Project Linus Greater Savannah Chapter gathered to create special blankets for local children in need.
Nearly 150 children broke out their fishing poles and tackle Saturday to compete in the annual Bryan County Bass Masters Kids Fishing Tournament at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.
Brides-to-be and their helpers get advice on wedding photography and portraits, above, and tips on bouquets and flower arrangements, right, Sunday during the Elegance in the Park bridal show at the Richmond Hill City Center in J.F. Gregory Park. Around 250 attendees met with 30 vendors for their wedding needs.
The Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority will distribute U.S. Department of Agriculture surplus commodity foods to eligible area residents from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. today at 508 Timber Trail in Richmond Hill and from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday and Friday at the J. Dixie Harn Community Center at 91 Lanier St. in Pembroke.
The Richmond Hill Public Library recently added some new books to its collection after two former Savannah authors offered up a generous donation.
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill recently welcomed Chaplain Andrew E.V. Krey, executive director of Maritime Bethel at Savannah and pastor at Bible Lutheran Church in Rincon.
National Public Health Week will be recognized April 7 – 13 in Coastal Georgia.
Richmond Hill High School student Charis Peterson was recently named Junior Rotarian by the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill.
To commemorate National Public Health week on April 7-13, the Coastal Health District has given each day of the week a theme in an effort to send the public several health-related messages.
The Richmond Hill Garden Club has selected the holly trees in the Ways Station Shopping Center as its special "Set Your Sight on this Site" for March. These huge holly trees are not only beautiful due to their size and bright red berries, but the berries also provide food for the birds. The Richmond Hill Garden Club meets on the second Wednesday of the month September-May at the John W. Stevens Wetlands Education Center in J.F. Gregory Park. The club welcomes visitors and new members.
It's hard to imagine that 240 years ago, American colonists drank tea - not sweet tea, but English tea.
April is a significant month in the history of the Civil War. It began on April 12, 1861, (153 years ago) and is widely considered to have ended with Gen. Lee's surrender on April 9, 1865.
SAVANNAH - Jessica Neeley of Richmond Hill has been nameda candidate for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Man & Woman of the Year campaign.
THE BOTTOM of your trash bin ain't a pretty place.