Area veteran takes a stand against gender inequality in the military
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 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.
Two local businesses - the Richmond Hill branch of the Navy Federal Credit Union and the Richmond Hill City Center - along with several local individuals recently made donations to help give sets of books and matching plush toys to children in Gold Star Families who are a part of the Snowball Express.
Marion Neeley, assistant manager of Navy Federal Credit Union in Richmond Hill, faces the questions this week:
Jan. 23-24: Doo Wop and Rock Festival - Doo Wop and Rock is a two-day celebration of the good, old-time rock 'n' roll. The show features eight legendary rock 'n' roll artists from the 1950s and '60s, with four artists each night. The event will take place at the Lucas Theatre for the Arts in downtown Savannah. For more information and ticket pricing, go to www.festival15.com or call 525-5040.
Auditions soon will be under way. The Richmond Hill Community Theatre is looking for actors ages 7 and older to audition for the upcoming production of "The Wizard of Oz."
Emily Speer is an actress with the Richmond Hill Community Theatre. Here are a few of her thoughts:
Jan. 16: Spring Fashion Show - Magnolia Manor will present a Spring Fashion Show, sponsored by Bon Worth, to the community. Come see what's new for spring or volunteer to be a model for the show. The fashion show begins at 3 p.m. For more information or to participate, contact Julie Licavoli at 756-4300, ext. 101.
Local community members took down their holiday decorations and dropped off their live Christmas trees at J.F. Gregory Park to be recycled. The trees were put into a wood chipper to create mulch. Tiffany Stroud caught some of the action on her camera.
Upcoming events selected by Life on the Hill staff:
Richmond Hill resident Audrey Singleton, owner of the Richmond Hill Montessori Preschool, recently was recognized by the Georgia Child Care Association. For her 20 years of service to childhood education, fellow child-care facility owners who felt Singleton had made a commitment to the industry throughout the year nominated her for the honor.
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