Instead of braving the mall this holiday season, the Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce is encouraging shoppers to keep their dollars local.
The 17thannual Richmond Hill Hometown Christmas Parade will kick off the holiday season Saturday. Leading the long line of floats will be this year's grand marshal: Donald Singleton.
Since before Richmond Hill was officially a city, the Richmond Hill United Methodist Church has hosted its annual Bar-B-Q, Bazaar and Silent Auction. Now in its 61st year, the church fundraiser continues to kick off the holiday season with home-style barbecue and handcrafted gifts.
More than 200 people turned out for the Taste of Richmond Hill Business After Hours Thursday at the Richmond Hill City Center.
Richmond Hill High School Students took a page out of Suzanne Collins' bestselling young adult novel "The Hunger Games" Thursday evening with a fundraiser for the Matthew Freeman Project: Pens and Paper for Peace.
Just in time for Halloween, Fort McAllister hosted its first-ever public ghost tours last week.
Tucked away in the suburban neighborhood of Strathy Hall lies a hidden piece of Richmond Hill's history. The Strathy Hall Cemetery, which predates the Civil War, is the final resting place of nearly 100 slaves who worked and lived on the Strathy Hall Plantation.
In January of next year, Scott and Kathy Gilreath will adopt Clare, a 2-year-old girl with special needs, from China.
Every Friday morning at the Richmond Hill Public Library, more than a dozen kids gather around Cheyenne Kozaily to listen to her read classic childhood favorites, like Eric Carle's "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" or Laura Numeroff's "If You Give a Pig a Pancake."
Emily Fromme loves horses. The 9-year-old Carver Elementary student rides Poncho, a 29-year-old Tennessee walking horse, once a week, and her room is decorated with all things equine. What makes Fromme's story special, however, is that she was born with arthrogryposis, a congenital condition that results in contracted joints and limited mobility. She started riding horses in 2009 as a form of physical therapy to help improve her strength and coordination. "I love riding. It ...
Forget Jenny Craig and Jared "The Subway Guy" Fogle; Richmond Hill has its own weight-loss icon - Jennifer Kantanen.
Arts on the Coast will celebrate the art and history of Bryan County with its third annual Richmond Hill Historical Society Art Show at 6 p.m. on Sept. 6 at the Richmond Hill Museum.
Making the transition from a personal home to an assisted-living facility is a difficult decision that many senior citizens and their families are forced to make.
John Fournier's life changed dramatically in 2007 when he crashed his Suzuki GXR-750 motorcycle on a Savannah back road.
Two years ago, local Boy Scout Daniel Winters helped his troop collect school supplies for the first ever collection drive for The Matthew Freeman Project: Pens and Paper for Peace.
"Get your mind right and your body will follow."
Marilyn Ward, owner of No Excuses as well as being a fitness trainer and nutrition counselor, faces the questions this week:
May 25: Graduation for Bryan County Schools – The ceremony for Richmond Hill High School graduates will begin at 2 p.m. at the Savannah Civic Center, while Bryan County High School will host ceremonies at 9:30 a.m. at the school's gymnasium.
By Kim Wade
Tabatha Lovitt, a homemaker, student and mother to a Special Olympics participant, faces the questions this week:
May 16: Free Nutrition and Fitness Class – Get healthy with the Goodwill Job Connection at 9701 Ford Ave. with their free nutrition and fitness class from 11 a.m. to noon. Learn about basic nutrition, healthy recipes, fitness, stress management and goal setting. For more information, please call 912-373-8432 or visit http://goodwillsavannah.org/.
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