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 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.
1. What, to you, is perfect happiness?
Tragedy turns to farce at Richmond Hill Community Theatre's upcoming dinner theater performances of "Barbecuing Hamlet."
Runners will compete to be "top dog" at the seventh annual See Spot Run 5K run/walk on March 24 in J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.
Treasures are not necessarily buried, or things found in antique shops, flea markets or city dumps. Treasures can be relationships with others, acquaintances or friendships - like the expression, "Just having your friendship is a treasure."
Nearly 30 people filled the narrow rows of wooden benches at the Richmond Hill Museum Thursday evening to hear historian Christopher Hendricks speak about the 1779 Battle of Savannah during the Revolutionary War and its effect on local history.
United Way of the Coastal Empire has earned Charity Navigator's highest level four-star rating for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability for the fourth consecutive year, according to a press release.
Albert Martin and Isaac Marriott of ECC Pack 141 received scouting's highest award March 1. Both completed all the necessary requirements for the Arrow of Light Award. After receiving their awards, they crossed over into Boy Scouts and were received by Frank Patterson, scoutmaster of Troop 295, along with other scouts from Troop 295. Lonnie Dombrowsky, cubmaster Pack 141, led the ceremony along with the cub scout members.
Like most 11-year-old girls, Kayla McCormick likes to draw. What's not so typical, however, is the level of skill she's developed at such a young age.
Aromas of spices, peppers, onions and more could be smelled on the sidewalks of downtown Pembroke Saturday when dozens of people gathered at the Senior Citizens Center for the city's fourth annual Chili-Cook Off.
Hanna Suddath and Friends, a group of area musicians and vocalists, treated the residents of Magnolia Manor and their guests to the 3rd annual "Love is in the Air" concert Feb. 10 in honor of Valentine's Day. Manor residents enjoyed performances of "The Nearness of You," "Let Me Call You Sweetheart," "The King of Love" and more. The entire group also performed "Amazing Grace" at the end of the concert. All the songs performed had something to do with love, and every performer wore something with the color red.
Last month marked the Urgent Care Center of Richmond Hill's five year anniversary. Owners and partners Dr. Robert Mazur and physician assistants Catherine Grant and Lori Gaylor opened the facility in 2009 after seeing a need in the community.
Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce members and their guests came to the Business After Hours event at the Holiday Inn Express last week for an evening of networking, food, beverages, door prizes and a chance to win a 50/50 cash raffle. Shana Statham brought along a camera to document the event.
July 24-25: New Beginnings Community Church Vacation Bible School - From 6-8 p.m., youth ages 4 to middle school are invited to the church's VBS program. This year's theme is "Wilderness Escape." Free registration can be found by visiting www.nbcchurch.com or by calling 445-0196.
Around five years ago, Butch and Sherri Broome bought the little restaurant at the marina. Now, Fish Tales Restaurant at Fort McAllister Marina has become a successful and popular spot among Richmond Hill residents and visitors – even being awarded Business of the Year from the Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce this year.
Children and their families came out to The Ice Cream Stop's Movie Night Under the Stars Saturday to see the movie "Marmaduke." Many of the families enjoyed a tasty treat from the ice cream shop. The store hosts a movie night every Friday and Saturday, weather permitting.Tiffany Stroud captured some of the people who attended in her camera.
Jyly 17: Business After Hours - Hosted by the Holiday Inn Express, Chamber members and their guests are invited to enjoy an evening of networking, food, beverages, door prizes and a chance at the Chamber's 50/50 cash raffle. The event is from 5:30-7 p.m. For more information, call 756-3444.
For the fifth year in a row, the city of Richmond Hill is being recognized for its initiatives in creating a community that allows children to get balanced and active play in a safe environment. Richmond Hill has been named a 2014 Playful City USA honoree by KaBOOM! and the Humana Foundation.
The city of Richmond Hill celebrated Independence Day last Saturday with live entertainment, water rides for children, vendors, fireworks and more. Thousands of community members came out to J.F. Gregory Park to enjoy music by "The Tams" and celebrate America. Tiffany Stroud was among them with her camera to document the festivities.
July 10-16: Butterflies Interactive Display - Experience the life of butterflies through this interactive display in the Center Court of the Savannah Mall Monday-Saturday, from 12-8 p.m., or Sunday from 12-5 p.m. Admission is $3, and children under the age of 8 get in free with an adult ticket purchase. For more information, call 927-7467.
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