Sept. 23: Savannah Jazz Festival Blues Night - Georgia Kyle, Eric Culberson Blues Band and Joe Louis Walker will perform a free concert in Forsyth Park (downtown Savannah) starting at 7 p.m. The event, part of the 2010 Savannah Jazz Festival, is free and open to the public. For more information and a complete schedule of events, visit www.savannahjazzfestival.org.
If you visit the Richmond Hill Public Library on a Thursday afternoon, you might see a big, docile Doberman and his owner enter the building.
Sept. 16: Business After Hours hosted by State Farm - Located at 75 Mulberry Commercial Court, Suite A (on Hwy. 17 in Richmond Hill), State Farm Insurance will take a turn hosting this popular networking series from 5:30 - 7 p.m. Come down to learn about the business, meet other Chamber of Commerce business partners, and enjoy refreshments. For more information, contact the Richmond Hill - Bryan County Chamber at 756-4326.
What do you feel is your greatest achievement? Being a mom, earning my bachelor's degree in health science at age 40 and owning my own business
The unsung story behind The Matthew Freeman Project: Pens & Paper for Peace is that of a mother's grace and strength in the face of tragic loss.
1. What do you feel is your greatest achievement? Living a productive life and, along with my husband, raising two wonderful children who have turned into fine, moral, and productive adults.
Life on the Hill asks readers to share their favorite simple, summertime recipe. Here, Jen Shimalla of Uptown Deli dishes on one of her specialties.
There was a lot more than just distribution of roasts at the recent YMCA Boston butt sale.
When things get hot in the summer, many parents bring their children to the local Baskin Robbins for a sweet scoop of the sticky stuff.
New Richmond Hill resident Jimmy Bryan feels he and his family were sent here with a purpose.
Royal Oak Carwash recently sponsored a Business After Hours
The Richmond Hill Public Library now offers two book clubs for adults in the community.
Aug. 25: Low-cost Pet Clinic - TailsSpin (4501 Habersham St., Savannah) will offer low-cost vaccines for pets of students, seniors, and military families from 5-6 p.m. A portion of the cost from each vaccine will benefit local pet rescue groups. Clinic will be cash only, with a limit of two pets per person, and operated on a first-come, first-served basis. Visit http://tailsspin.com for details.
Valerie's future looked bleak in 2003, when she was placed in an orphanage in the Fuling province of China at just four months after being born. Now 10 years old, her photo shows a girl with silky black hair and doe eyes, but aside from her physical appearance, her mother, Christine Meade, knows very little about her.
Magda Bresson took her camera to the recent back-to-school rally at the Savannah Civic Center.
Aug. 30-Sept. 1: Savannah Riverfront Labor Day Weekend Ultimate Tailgate - Ready for some football? Bring a chair to Rousakis Plaza in downtown Savannah and watch multiple college games in front of three large inflatable screens. The Arbor Stage will feature a 15-foot screen in addition to two 10-foot screens at each end of the plaza. The event is free and there will be tailgate games, food vendors, ice cold beverages and First Saturday arts and crafts vendors.
There was once a time in Sandra Elliot's life when running - her favorite form of exercise - was nearly impossible due to numbing pain in her legs and back. She underwent back surgery in 2006 following her service in the Army but said she still felt helpless and defeated by the immobilizing pain that kept her from doing the things she loved.
Come along with Magdalena Bresson's camera to the Topo Athletics 5K and 10K Trek.
Aug. 17: The Color Run - Racers from all over the coastal empire and beyond will line up in Savannah's Forsyth Park for a very colorful 5k run. Runners start the race at 8 a.m. wearing white and finish wearing the colors that have been thrown on them throughout the race. The cost is $45 per solo runner and $40 for runners competing in teams. A portion of the proceeds benefit Horizons programming at Savannah Country Day School and Bethesda Academy. To register or find more information, visit thecolorrun.com/savannah-2.