Richmond Hill Community Theatre will perform an adapted version of Shakespeare's comedy "A Midsummer Night's Dream" March 23 at the John W. Stevens Wetlands Education Center in J.F. Gregory Park. Performances will be at
By Caitlyn Boza Most young musicians can only dream of performing on late night television. But for Jose Morales of Richmond Hill, dream will become reality Thursday night when he and three fellow Georgia Southern University drummers will accompany country music singer Elizabeth Cook on the Late Show with David Letterman. "I never, ever thought I'd get the opportunity to play on David Letterman or on national television," said the 22-year-old senior communication arts major. ...
Jose Morales, a student at Georgia Southern University from Richmond Hill, answers this week's questions:
March 14: Harlem Globetrotters – The Harlem Globetrotters are coming to Savannah. Check out their amazing basketball skills and theatrics at 7 p.m. at the Savannah Civic Center in downtown Savannah. Ticket prices vary. To purchase tickets or find out more, visit www.harlemglobetrotters.com.
Currently here in beautiful Coastal Georgia, we have little to complain about compared to most of the country, a lot of which has been hit by snowstorms, and also compared to my native Northern Europe, which is having its usual cold, wet and dreary winter.
Pembroke Garden Club has had several recent events, including its meeting in January and an Arbor Day tree planting in Pembroke on Feb. 15.
Dogs get cancer, too. That's why the American Cancer Society is hosting Bark For Life, a canine event to fight cancer, Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at J.F. Gregory Park. "Cancer is cancer," said Bark For Life organizer Civility Bowling. "It affects everyone. It doesn't matter if you have two legs or four. Our goal is to raise awareness and promote research to help fight it." According to the National Canine Cancer Foundation, cancer will ...
This week Sara Jane Fogarty, community manager for the American Cancer Society, answers the questions:
March 6: Book club – Join the Richmond Hill Public Library book club at 11 a.m. to discuss "The Orphan Master's Son" by Adam Johnson. The meeting is free and open to the public. The only membership requirement is a library card. To join or learn more, contact Carol Yarley at 756-3580 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Heavy rain and lightning didn't put a damper on the 2013 Ogeechee Riverkeeper awards gala Saturday at Fort McAllister Historic State Park.
Jesica Mnieckowski, outreach director for the Ogeechee Riverkeeper, answers the questions this week:
Feb. 28: Tax assistance – Volunteers from VITA and AARP will be available to provide free tax help for older taxpayers and people with low and moderate incomes from 3-6 p.m. at the Richmond Hill Public Library. For more information, call 447-5577.
There is a lot to be said and learned about any purposeful commercial business that requires organized systems and procedures. One of them is a cafeteria.
CORRECTION: The Richmond Hill City Center will not be serving lunch during the 2013 Hometown Expo as was originally reported.
Michelle Englehart, owner of Skin Essentials and Espresso Hill, faces the questions this week:
Magdalena Bresson and other staff members took their cameras out to Saturday's parade in Richmond Hill.
Dec. 14: Winter Muster at Fort McAllister - Celebrate the final battle of the Confederate troops from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Fort McAllister. The battle will take place at 5 p.m. A self-guided tour will be held right after the battle at which time the visitors will view the destruction of war first hand. Admission is charged. Call 727-2339 for information.
After serving more than three decades as the park manager of a popular state historic park, retirement is a return to the simple things for Danny Brown - spending time with his family, connecting with his community and putting down some roots.
Church members sent in photos from Consumed Church's EPIC Thanksgiving Dinner. More than 100 people joined Consumed Church on Thanksgiving Day for its Engaging People in Community, or EPIC, Thanksgiving dinner. The food was provided by Consumer Groups, the small-group Bible study, and the United Way of Bryan County.
Dec. 6: Opening lighting ceremony & Chili Cook-Off - The city of Richmond Hill will kick off the season with the lighting of the holiday lights and sampling award-winning chili from local chefs from 6:30-9 p.m. in J.F. Gregory Park. Cook-off booths will be filled with chili chefs and craft vendors. Cash awards are given to the best-tasting chili in town. Enjoy a variety of food, entertainment and more.
Instead of shopping the Black Friday chaos this year, the Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce is asking residents to think about shopping, playing and dining locally.
Paige Hewlett, herself a miltiary spouse, had her camera out Saturday when 1st Lt. Matt Dudley was welcomed from a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan by his wife, Dhannon and their three boys, Isaac, Eli and Titus.
Nov. 30: The Nutcracker - Savannah Ballet Theatre presents Tchaikovsky's classic holiday ballet featuring area dancers as well as professionals at the Lucas theatre for the Arts in downtown Savannah. Show times are 2 and 8 p.m. The matinee show is $12 for general admission, and the evening show is $18-$38 for reserved seating only. For more information, call 912-525-5040 or visit www.lucastheatre.com.
As the holiday season draws near, the focus turns to the importance of family and community. And that's just what author, veteran and Bryan County native Carletha M. Oliver does as she uses her childhood and family memories as the historical basis to her soon-to-be-released novel, "Exceptional."
An outdoor movie brought out animal lovers who wanted to support the developing Bark park.
Nov. 21: Nutrition and fitness classes - The Goodwill Job Connection, located upstairs from the Goodwill Store in Richmond Hill at 9701 Ford Ave., will host a free nutrition and fitness classes from 11 a.m. to noon. Subjects covered include basic nutrition, fitness, stress management and goal setting. For more information, call 373-8432.
Matthew Freeman would be nearing his 34th birthday if he were here to see the hundreds of Richmond Hill friends and community members race in his memory on Saturday in the annual Capt. Matthew Freeman Memorial Run in WaterWays Township.
Virginia Wiedower, one of Matthew Freeman's sisters, answers some questions about her brother and the charity that was established in his honor after his death:
Nov. 15-16: Family camp-out - Before the weather really gets chilly, kids can join the family at Hunter Cattle Co. Farm for a weekend of camping, exploring and adventure. Guests to the Brooklet farm will enjoy a wagon-ride with the Hunter Cattle family at sunset on Friday, dinner under the barn, a moonlit walk through the grounds, campfire stories and s'mores and a big country breakfast on Saturday morning. Kids can choose to spend the ...
A Christmas just isn't the same without a tree in the living room and presents from Santa. But the harsh reality is that many children everywhere, including in Richmond Hill and surrounding Bryan County, will go without this year due to family hardship and various other difficulties.