April 10-14: Tybee Wine Festival – Enjoy a sampling of international wines and craft beers at the 2013 Tybee Wine Festival. The festival will feature a variety of wine and culinary events, including a grand wine tasting and champagne brunch. For tickets and a complete schedule of events, visit www. tybeewinefestival.com.
Jan Joiner of Joiner Daylily Gardens shared her wisdom about growing daylilies at a recent Richmond Hill Garden Club meeting.
Child hunger isn't a problem many people associate with Bryan County, but according to the U.S. Census Bureau, it's a real threat that nearly 17 percent of children in the county face every day.
Kristi Cox, director of the United Way of the Coastal Empire -- Bryan County Office, faces the questions this week:
April 4: History lecture – Chris Hendricks, historian and professor at Armstrong Atlantic State University, will discuss Savannah and its historic architecture at 7 p.m. at the Richmond Hill Museum. The public is invited to attend. For more information, visit www.richmondhillhistoricalsociety.com.
Rick Smith is making a difference in Bryan County one student at a time. For the last seven years, the Savannah Technical College adult education teacher has been helping adults in Richmond Hill and Pembroke earn their GED. "There's an overall need for this kind of education here," said Smith. "It's something that people don't realize, but in Bryan County, about 20 percent of adults over 25 do not have a GED or a high ...
Rick Smith, who runs GED programs for Savannah Technical College in Bryan County, faces the questions this week:
Through April 6: Savannah Music Festival – Georgia's largest musical festival will feature dozens of performances from music icons like Old Crow Medicine Show and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. To check out a complete schedule of events or purchase tickets, visit www.savannahmusicfestival.org.
It's not how old you get, it's how you get old. And Elmer Walker is aging adventurously. To celebrate his 70th birthday, the Richmond Hill grandfather of nine strapped on a parachute and jumped out of a perfectly good airplane Saturday. "Skydiving is something I've wanted to do all my life," said Walker, who turned 70 on Monday. "I went to Airborne school when I was in the military but never got to jump. But ...
This week, Elmer Walker, a volunteer prison minister, was asked to answer the questions: 1. What do you feel is your greatest achievement? Being faithful to my family. 2. What, to you, is perfect happiness? Having a healthy family and making many memories with my grandkids. 3. What one material possession would you save in the event of a fire (assuming your family was safe)? My Bible. 4. What's the best advice you've ever been ...
March 22: 'Seussical' the musical – Richmond Hill High School will bring Dr. Seuss' characters to life in a production of "Seussical" at 7 p.m. March at Richmond Hill Elementary School. Advanced tickets are $5 for students and $8 for adults. At the door, tickets will be $6 for students and $10 for adults. For more information, visit the school's website at www.rhhs.bryan.k12.ga.us.
Richmond Hill Community Theatre will perform an adapted version of Shakespeare's comedy "A Midsummer Night's Dream" March 23 at the John W. Stevens Wetlands Education Center in J.F. Gregory Park. Performances will be at
By Caitlyn Boza Most young musicians can only dream of performing on late night television. But for Jose Morales of Richmond Hill, dream will become reality Thursday night when he and three fellow Georgia Southern University drummers will accompany country music singer Elizabeth Cook on the Late Show with David Letterman. "I never, ever thought I'd get the opportunity to play on David Letterman or on national television," said the 22-year-old senior communication arts major. ...
Jose Morales, a student at Georgia Southern University from Richmond Hill, answers this week's questions:
March 14: Harlem Globetrotters – The Harlem Globetrotters are coming to Savannah. Check out their amazing basketball skills and theatrics at 7 p.m. at the Savannah Civic Center in downtown Savannah. Ticket prices vary. To purchase tickets or find out more, visit www.harlemglobetrotters.com.
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/.
April 18: Business After Hours – Jump 'N Jacks Family Fun Center will host the April Business After Hours at 5:30 p.m. at its location in Richmond Hill. Join members of the Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce for light refreshments and networking. Call 756-3444 for more information.
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