Great inventors rarely receive the recognition they deserve. I'd love to shake hands with the guys who invented duct tape, Weedwhackers and WD-40 - three of the greatest inventions of all time. I'd also like to thank John Montagu, fourth earl of Sandwich and eponymous inventor of the original fast food - the sandwich.
Some 50 volunteers showed up at Fort McAllister on Saturday to rake, paint and help clean up as part of the annual Civil War Trust Volunteer Day.
Getting back in shape after having a baby is no walk in the park. Or is it?
Natalie Lucero, owner and instructor for Stroller Strides of Savannah, faces the questions this week:
April 10-14: Tybee Wine Festival – Enjoy a sampling of international wines and craft beers at the 2013 Tybee Wine Festival. The festival will feature a variety of wine and culinary events, including a grand wine tasting and champagne brunch. For tickets and a complete schedule of events, visit www. tybeewinefestival.com.
Jan Joiner of Joiner Daylily Gardens shared her wisdom about growing daylilies at a recent Richmond Hill Garden Club meeting.
Child hunger isn't a problem many people associate with Bryan County, but according to the U.S. Census Bureau, it's a real threat that nearly 17 percent of children in the county face every day.
Kristi Cox, director of the United Way of the Coastal Empire -- Bryan County Office, faces the questions this week:
April 4: History lecture – Chris Hendricks, historian and professor at Armstrong Atlantic State University, will discuss Savannah and its historic architecture at 7 p.m. at the Richmond Hill Museum. The public is invited to attend. For more information, visit www.richmondhillhistoricalsociety.com.
Rick Smith is making a difference in Bryan County one student at a time.
Rick Smith, who runs GED programs for Savannah Technical College in Bryan County, faces the questions this week:
Through April 6: Savannah Music Festival – Georgia's largest musical festival will feature dozens of performances from music icons like Old Crow Medicine Show and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. To check out a complete schedule of events or purchase tickets, visit www.savannahmusicfestival.org.
It's not how old you get, it's how you get old.
This week, Elmer Walker, a volunteer prison minister, was asked to answer the questions:
March 22: 'Seussical' the musical – Richmond Hill High School will bring Dr. Seuss' characters to life in a production of "Seussical" at 7 p.m. March at Richmond Hill Elementary School. Advanced tickets are $5 for students and $8 for adults. At the door, tickets will be $6 for students and $10 for adults. For more information, visit the school's website at www.rhhs.bryan.k12.ga.us.
After 10 years of running her own accounting business, one Richmond Hill resident decided it was time to stop crunching numbers and start sewing clothing.
Tiffany Stroud is the new editor and writer for Life on the Hill. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 6: Richmond Hill Historical Society Lecture Series - The Richmond Hill Historical Society invites a guest speaker each month to speak on their unique insight into life on the Georgia Coast during the many historic periods. The lecture begins at 7 p.m. For more information, call 756-3697.
A chance meeting changed her life.
A chance meeting changed her life.
Members of the Richmond Hill business community enjoy a social evening and get to know Southeastern Bank on Highway 17 on Thursday during a Business After Hours event with the Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce. Julia Harrison brought her camera along and here are her pictures.
Feb. 28-March 2: Savannah Low County Home and Garden Show - Enjoy more than 4,000 square feet of landscapes, gardens, gardening seminars, kids zone, pet adoptions and more at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center. Meet and greet with celebrity guests Wayde King and Brett Raymer, stars of Animal Planet's hit series, "Tanked." Hours are from 2 -7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. The cost is $7 for adults, $6 for seniors and retired military. Active-duty military and children 16 and under are admitted for ...
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill hosted a beach-themed fundraiser Saturday, complete with beach towels, beach balls and vases filled with sand as decorations. Guests enjoyed dancing, drinks with little umbrella garnishes, food and classic music.
Hundreds of Rotary Club members and their guests went to the Richmond Hill City Center on Saturday for the annual Rotary Club fundraiser. This year's event was a beach theme - tables were decorated with beach towels, sunglasses, vases filled with sand and candles. Guests enjoyed the music, food and auctions.
Feb. 14: Valentine's Dinner for Two - Enjoy a four-course meal with a choice of one of four entrees in a romantic and elegant atmosphere at the Club Stewart Thunder Run, Building 405 at Fort Stewart. Cost is $35 per couple, from 6-9 p.m. Call for reservations at 767-4717.
Feb. 5: 13th annual New Beginning Youth Art Exhibit - As part of the Black Heritage Festival, the city of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs hosts this annual Links-sponsored exhibit. Local middle and high school students have entered works based on the 2014 theme, "Dare to Dream; Create a Legacy." The opening reception will start at 6:30 p.m., where prizes will be announced. The exhibit will be open until Feb. 28, at West Henry Street in Savannah. For more information, call 651-6783.
Firefighting isn't simply a job for Fire Chief Mike Smith, it's in his blood. But after 40 years of knocking down fires, Smith decided to part ways and announced last month his retirement from the South Bryan County Volunteer Fire Department.
Julia Harrison took her camera out to the recent Resolution Runz at Waterways Township.
Jan. 24: Tarzan the Musical - Savannah Children's Theatre is swinging into the New Year with bungees, aerial silks and hanging vines for their main stage production of Disney's musical, which will run three weekends through Feb. 9. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Tickets are available online and in the box office. For more information, visit www.savannahchildrenstheatre.org.