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.
The Women's Business Alliance of Richmond Hill encourages residents to shop locally and spend their dollars with area merchants. To accomplish this, the group is hosting its second annual Hometown Expo, Get to know Richmond Hill, Friday and Saturday Feb. 24 and 25 at the Richmond Hill City Center.
Finding a job that is a "good fit" can take time, but sometimes it's smooth sailing and that job finds us. That is exactly what happened to David Prutz, food services director at The Suites at Station Exchange.
Q: How long have The Suites at Station Exchange been open?
Life in Bryan County is full of community events and interesting people, but those who just need to get away from life's hustle and bustle and enjoy some quiet time in nature are in luck. The Ogeechee River is just the place for peace and relaxation, and local organization Ogeechee Riverkeeper is keeping watch to make sure it remains so.
The Richmond Hill City Center hosted High Tea on the Hill for ladies of the community on Feb. 18 to benefit Pay It Forward Foundation of Bryan County, which is headed by Dana Lewis and helps the less fortunate. The event featured hot tea, soup, quiche, sandwiches, fruit, yogurt, scones and a variety of desserts. Hollie Moore Barnidge brought her camera along to document the event.
Feb. 26-March 5: Have fun and get fit - from 10:30 a.m.-noon every Tuesday and Thursday at the South Bryan Recreation Department Gym on Timber Trail.
A large pine tree in front of the Richmond Hill Public Library currently is wrapped in colorful swathes of knitted fabric - the subject of a recent "yarn-bombing" by the Common Threads knitting group. Leaders of the group said the bombing was meant to bring recognition to Common Threads and to let everyone involved have a little creative fun.
Saturday's Richmond Hill Rotary Club fundraising party featuring the Abba Girlz has been called a success and inspired area residents to pay tribute to the 1970s-80s with how they dressed. Rachael Hartman was on hand with her camera.
Feb. 24, 26, 26: SBCR Get Fit and Have Fun - From 10:30 a.m.-noon every Tuesday and Thursday, Get Fit and Have Fun at the Rec Gym on Timber Trail.
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