The roar of cannon fire and the pungent smell of gunpowder filled the air at Fort McAllister State Park on Saturday, marking its annual Labor Day Festival.
It's getting to be that time of year again.
Natalie Brown of Richmond Hill completed her Silver Award for Girl Scouts earlier this summer.
Bryan County Drug Free Coalition Director Bill Collins recently presented awards to a number of people who have been instrumental in the program's success. Collins made the presentations during the Bryan County Board of Education meeting on Aug. 26 at Bryan County High School. Also honored but not pictured were Deborah Hamm and Shayrae Lonon.
Pvt. Samuel Groover recently completed a 14-week infantry training at Ft. Benning, Ga, Home of the Infantry. He was in the Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion, 19 Infantry Regiment.
The Pembroke Ministerial Fellowship would like to invite all ministers, pastors and local government officials of Pembroke and the surrounding area to rally around the flag pole at the courthouse on Saturday, Sept. 11, at noon for a time of prayer for our nation.
The descendants of James Benjamin and Frances Hodges Newman, Henry M. and Mary Ann Bacon Burnsed will combine their reunion this year.
Last week, 15-year-old Dalton Raulerson of Pembroke suited up for his first game as a member of the Pinewood Christian Academy varsity football team.
Go ahead - hit that snooze button. This Monday, it's OK.
The Richmond Hill City Center teemed with activity Saturday at the Elegance in the Park bridal show, the facility's first bridal event since opening in February.
The 1965 graduating classes of Warner Robins High School and Northside High School of Warner Robins held a joint reunion this past Saturday. A barbecue was held on the grounds of the Governor's Mansion on West Paces Ferry Road in Atlanta and was hosted by Gov. Sonny Perdue, who is a 1965 graduate of Warner Robins High School.
Ladies, it's time to show off your best bra.
More than 125 walkers have registered to participate in the sixth annual Concerns of Police Survivors (COPS) Walk set for Oct. 9-10 along the C&O Canal on the beautiful Potomac River near Harper's Ferry, W.Va.
The Pembroke Garden Club recently named their Beauty Spot and Yard of the Month for August.
Guests at St. Philip's Episcopal Church on Saturday marveled at international holiday scenes brought to Hinesville courtesy of the Episcopal Christian Women's ministry. The church's annual "nativities from around the world" event ran from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and featured a Christmas tree raffle.
The fifth annual Christmas Bazaar filled Dorchester Village Civic Center with the sights, sounds and smells of the season Saturday.
Fort Morris State Historic Site hosted its annual Colonial Christmas festival on Saturday, giving visitors a taste of 18th century holiday traditions and seasonal entertainment.
Geechee Kunda hosted its 10th annual Old Time Riceboro Sugarcane Harvest and Arts n' Crafts Show last weekend as part of the center's effort to preserve the history of the Geechee culture.
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill's annual fundraiser will feature the ABBA Girlz/ABBA Tribute Band live in concert from 6:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, at the Richmond Hill City Center.
Bryan County Emergecy Services will again give Santa a ride this year, and he is asking for donations of unwrapped boys and girls toys so that he can help some less-fortunate children in the area. Kris Kringle's holiday visiting schedule:
Maybe you have heard the saying, "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure."
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The Richmond Hill Rotary Club last week inducted its fifth new member this month.
Come to think of it, what did happen to hot dogs?
TASTY TOWN - Are you still full from your Thanksgiving feast? You probably aren't alone. We wait all year to stuff our faces with the traditional Thanksgiving food. From turkey to green beans to pumpkin pie, everything is delicious. In honor of all of the amazing food you'll be dreaming of until next year, here are three great movies for the "foodie" in all of us.
The city of Richmond Hill is holding its first Christmas-decoration contest.
I find it hard to believe that this is my sixth Thanksgiving since permanently relocating to Coastal Georgia and my third since becoming an American citizen. In that brief period, Thanksgiving has become my favorite holiday.