After undergoing back surgery and suffering from arthritis of the knee, doctors told retired Army officer and physical therapist Sandra Elliott that she'd never be able to run again.
The Ogeechee Riverkeeper gained dozens of new members Saturday at its 2012 membership drive at Love's Seafood Restaurant in Richmond Hill.
It's been a dream for three area dog lovers that South Bryan County have its own dog park. Now they're trying to make that dream come true.
Dozens of car enthusiasts braved the heat Saturday to check out the car show at Richmond Hill's Independence Day celebration in J.F. Gregory Park.
Mitchell Gramazio, a 17-year-old employee at the Richmond Hill McDonald's on Ford Avenue, received a $1,000 college scholarship from the fast food chain last Wednesday.
A promotional video featuring Richmond Hill will reach homes across the southeast at noon June 16 when it airs during a documentary about the Ford Motor Company on WGSA.
The Richmond Hill Public Library is encouraging readers of all ages to dream big this summer. Children and teenagers who participate in the library's summer reading program can win prizes and attend free performances. This year's theme is "Dream Big - Read!" "The point of the program is to encourage kids to read for pleasure and have fun," said library manager Kate Barker. "There's no reading list, so they can read whatever they like. This ...
Area veteran takes a stand against gender inequality in the military By Caitlyn Boza During 15 years of marriage to an active-duty female service member, Army veteran Phil Gore has noticed something unusual. "When my wife and I meet people, they always assume I'm the service member and thank me for my service. They never think to extend the same level of gratitude to my wife," he said. He said that this behavior, among others ...
Three days a week, the women of St. Elizabeth's of Hungary Episcopal Church in Richmond Hill fundraise by selling used clothing, accessories and appliances at the church's thrift store.
Armed with lancets, bone saws and lice combs, Fort McAllister Historic Park manager Danny Brown taught park visitors a thing or two about Civil War-era medical practices - and malpractices - Thursday evening.
Fort McAllister Historic Park celebrated the homecoming of a Confederate battle flag Saturday, nearly 150 years after it was surrendered to Union Maj. William Z. Clayton at the Battle of Fort McAllister.
It's been a good year for Elizabeth Bennett. The 10th-grade English teacher and girls basketball coach at Richmond Hill High School has received two big awards for the 2011-2012 school year - Teacher of the Year and Coach of the year. "It's very exciting, and I'm so proud of what I've accomplished," said Bennett. "It's just great. This is my life, and I'm so happy." Bennett, who has degrees from Ashland University, Armstrong Atlantic State ...
The Richmond Hill Farmers Market is back for its second season and already drawing large crowds.
Relay for Life Bryan County is set for April 27, and there's still plenty of time to sign up. The 12-hour-long relay is intended to raise funds and awareness for the American Cancer Society. It will kick off at 7 p.m. in J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill and will last through the night, symbolic of the fact that cancer never sleeps. "Relay is a unique opportunity for the community to fight back against cancer," ...
1. What, to you, is perfect happiness? To see my family happy and being with my husband. 2. What one material possession would you save in the event of a fire (assuming your family was safe)? Family pictures. 3. What's the best advice you've ever been given? My first job supervisor told me to always challenge myself each day to strive to do better in my position. This advice helped me to develop a good ...
"Get your mind right and your body will follow."
Marilyn Ward, owner of No Excuses as well as being a fitness trainer and nutrition counselor, faces the questions this week:
May 25: Graduation for Bryan County Schools – The ceremony for Richmond Hill High School graduates will begin at 2 p.m. at the Savannah Civic Center, while Bryan County High School will host ceremonies at 9:30 a.m. at the school's gymnasium.
By Kim Wade
Tabatha Lovitt, a homemaker, student and mother to a Special Olympics participant, faces the questions this week:
May 16: Free Nutrition and Fitness Class – Get healthy with the Goodwill Job Connection at 9701 Ford Ave. with their free nutrition and fitness class from 11 a.m. to noon. Learn about basic nutrition, healthy recipes, fitness, stress management and goal setting. For more information, please call 912-373-8432 or visit http://goodwillsavannah.org/.
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