Mathew McGuthry, a sophomore at Richmond Hill High School and prospective Eagle Scout, is putting together care packages for soldiers returning home from deployments, and he needs your help.
Two local nonprofit organizations, the Dolphin Project and Fort McAllister State Historic Park, are in the running to win grant money from national initiatives spearheaded by major soft drink corporations.
When a 2008 car accident left Drew J. Bradley with a debilitating back injury, the former athlete was devastated. He could no longer play basketball, run, ride his bike, or even work.
National Night Out took place at J.F. Gregory Park on August 3, and thousands of local residents came out to enjoy the festivities.
The Rev. Glenn Martin joined Richmond Hill United Methodist Church this summer as the congregation's new Senior Pastor.
McDonald's (in the Publix plaza) hosted "Family Night" with a theme of Marvel Heroes last week. Kids were invited to dress in costume, and the restaurant provided coloring pages, games, bingo, and free ice cream.
The Richmond Hill Garden Club teamed up with the University of Georgia Marine Extension Service on July 17 to host its annual Coastal Georgia Adopt-A-Wetland Workshop.
Life Moves' free National Dance Day recent festivities brought out dancers.
Aug. 6: Life Moves Dance Studio Open House - Sashay over to Life Moves (10747 Hwy. 144) to learn about their fall dance programs for children and adults, beginner through advanced. Classes begin on Saturday, August 7. Open House and Registration will take place from 2:30-6:30 p.m. on Thursday and Friday. Visit www.lifemoveesdance.com or call 756-8482 for details.
Daniel Brown is a total history buff.
"It's important for the Richmond Hill community to get to know our Richmond Hill schools and their leaders. Our experienced Richmond Hill principals include Mary Anne Tiedemann at Richmond Hill Primary; Walt Barnes at Richmond Hill Elementary; Crystal Morales at Carver Elementary; Helen Herndon at Richmond Hill Middle; and Charles Spann at Richmond Hill High School. In addition, the Richmond Hill schools have a core of highly qualified returning staff. Through specific teacher improvement activities, the Bryan County schools will complete the implementation of the Georgia Performance Standards through a standards-based classroom setting.
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.