Jenna Gerner is an 8-year-old girl who loves the color pink, tolerates math class and aspires to be an actress. She leads a perfectly ordinary life, with two extraordinary exceptions:
Megan Gillespie, Willow Salon co-owner and stylist, answers this week's questionnaire:
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill honored Veterans Day at its weekly meeting Thursday in the Richmond Hill City Center by hosting guest speaker and veteran Keith Stansell.
Richmond Hill United Methodist Church is gearing up for its legendary Bar-B-Q, Bazaar and Silent Auction set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 19 at the church, 9050 Ford Ave.
Daniel Gonzales' military career began New Year's Eve 1947. He was returning home after quitting his job at an automobile dealership in Denver, Colo., when a poster in a window caught his eye.
Bill Helms, commander of American Legion Post 27, faces this week's questions:
Nov. 10: Reading to Nero – Join Nero and his fellow canine companions, Mako and Scout from 4-5 p.m. at the Richmond Hill Public Library. The trained and certified therapy dogs help children further their reading skills and build confidence. Call 756-3580 for more details.
Alex Jordan Kohler earned the rank of Eagle Scout on Oct. 23.
Coast Guard Seaman Apprentice Victor D. Young and several crew members aboard U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Dallas recently returned from a narcotics patrol in the western Caribbean.
There's a new organization in Richmond Hill aimed at helping cancer patients and their families who wish to pursue alternative therapies afford treatment.
Marianne Izzo, secretary of the Richmond Hill Historical Society, lined up against this week's list of questions:
Oct. 26: Halloween Story Day – Fort Stewart's George P. Hays Library invites children 12 and under to dress in their costumes for an afternoon of Halloween-themed stories and crafts from 4-5 p.m. There is no charge. For more information, call 767-2828.
One local group had a bright debut at the Richmond Hill Farmers Market last Tuesday.
Patricia Harper Mathews, an art teacher, at Richmond Hill Elementary School, took on this week's list of questions:
Oct. 20: Reading to dogs – Mako, Nero and Scout, certified therapy dogs, will be all ears at the Richmond Hill Public Library from 4-5 p.m. each Thursday. Children can practice their reading and language skills by reading to the dogs, who act as a non-judgmental, comforting audience. Please call 756-3580 for details.
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.
Feb. 12, 17 and 19: SBCR Get Fit and Have Fun - Every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:30 a.m.-noon, Get Fit and Have Fun at the Rec Gym on Timber Trail.
Rachael Hartman took her camera to the Richmond Hill High School Talent Show to capture some of the faces in the audience:
Aerial intelligence is here to stay, according to Kevan Stone, a Richmond Hill resident who works with Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) as a military contractor.
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