Making the transition from a personal home to an assisted-living facility is a difficult decision that many senior citizens and their families are forced to make.
John Fournier's life changed dramatically in 2007 when he crashed his Suzuki GXR-750 motorcycle on a Savannah back road.
Two years ago, local Boy Scout Daniel Winters helped his troop collect school supplies for the first ever collection drive for The Matthew Freeman Project: Pens and Paper for Peace.
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 ...
Julia Harrison took her camera out for the Run for Dana 5/K Run/Walk Nov. 2 fundraiser.
Nov. 6-8: Operation Cash for Candy - Simply Children's Dentistry in Savannah wants to help kids fight cavities this Halloween by participating in a healthy local tradition. Kids 12 and under are invited to bring their Halloween loot to Simply Children's Dentistry at 613 Stephenson Ave. in Savannah from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. today-Thursday and from 8 a.m.-noon Friday and trade it in for cash. The staff will pay $1 for every pound of candy and ...
Few things symbolize the holiday season quite like a crocheted scarf from Grandma or a favorite quilt next to the fire.
Sue Nelson took her camera along to the Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce's recent Business After Hours at Love's Seafood.
Oct. 31: Trunk-or-Treat and "It's the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown" - Head to White Bluff United Methodist Church on Halloween night for a showing of "It's the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown" and some trunk-or-treating in the parking lot. The church will serve hamburgers and hot dogs for $4 for adults and free for kids. All guests are invited to wear their costumes and gather treats from the trunks of members' cars. For more information, call ...
William Webb doesn't hide his love of comic book superheroes. Immersed in Spiderman, Batman and every crime-fighter in between, the 3-year-old boy hopes to be just like them one day.
Magdalena Bresson took her camera to the Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival over the weekend. Here are a few of the people she saw.
Oct. 24: Military Appreciation Day - The Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair comes to Statesboro this week with carnival rides, food and fun for the whole family. Thursday, military families receive discounts on admission and entertainment. All retired and active-duty service men and women get into the park free from 1-4 p.m. For more information, call 912-681-2202
I was recently shopping for a greeting card. I am a firm believer in sending and receiving old-fashioned greeting cards by snail mail for almost every occasion, so I wanted a card for my British nephew who was about to take some important school exams.
There will be lot more cooking at the 15th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival this weekend than fried shrimp and gumbo. Thanks to the Boy Scout Troop 400 of Richmond Hill, visitors to J.F. Gregory Park this Friday through Sunday will also have the chance to get a taste of something sweet with their seafood.
The Savannah-based cover band Outlaw Gypsy performs throughout the Coastal Empire and is set to hit the stage at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival in J.F. Gregory Park.
Oct. 18-20: Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival - Show up hungry because more than 30 vendors will be cooking up their favorite seafood dishes at J.F. Gregory Park. Guests will also enjoy live music from headliners Collective Soul, Drivin' N Cryin' and Chris Wallace as they take the stage Saturday night. Other local bands will perform throughout the weekend. Support local nonprofits, take a look at locally made arts and crafts and sample fresh seafood from ...
Oleander District of The Garden Club of Georgia Inc.'s 55th annual meeting, "By the Sea," will be held Oct. 22 at the Morgan Center on Jekyll Island.
If McCulloch Hoxie struggles with anything, it's sitting still.
Magdalena Breeson took her camera to the Pumpkin Patch last weekend.