Sept. 23: Savannah Jazz Festival Blues Night - Georgia Kyle, Eric Culberson Blues Band and Joe Louis Walker will perform a free concert in Forsyth Park (downtown Savannah) starting at 7 p.m. The event, part of the 2010 Savannah Jazz Festival, is free and open to the public. For more information and a complete schedule of events, visit www.savannahjazzfestival.org.
If you visit the Richmond Hill Public Library on a Thursday afternoon, you might see a big, docile Doberman and his owner enter the building.
Sept. 16: Business After Hours hosted by State Farm - Located at 75 Mulberry Commercial Court, Suite A (on Hwy. 17 in Richmond Hill), State Farm Insurance will take a turn hosting this popular networking series from 5:30 - 7 p.m. Come down to learn about the business, meet other Chamber of Commerce business partners, and enjoy refreshments. For more information, contact the Richmond Hill - Bryan County Chamber at 756-4326.
What do you feel is your greatest achievement? Being a mom, earning my bachelor's degree in health science at age 40 and owning my own business
The unsung story behind The Matthew Freeman Project: Pens & Paper for Peace is that of a mother's grace and strength in the face of tragic loss.
1. What do you feel is your greatest achievement? Living a productive life and, along with my husband, raising two wonderful children who have turned into fine, moral, and productive adults.
Life on the Hill asks readers to share their favorite simple, summertime recipe. Here, Jen Shimalla of Uptown Deli dishes on one of her specialties.
There was a lot more than just distribution of roasts at the recent YMCA Boston butt sale.
When things get hot in the summer, many parents bring their children to the local Baskin Robbins for a sweet scoop of the sticky stuff.
New Richmond Hill resident Jimmy Bryan feels he and his family were sent here with a purpose.
Royal Oak Carwash recently sponsored a Business After Hours
The Richmond Hill Public Library now offers two book clubs for adults in the community.
Aug. 25: Low-cost Pet Clinic - TailsSpin (4501 Habersham St., Savannah) will offer low-cost vaccines for pets of students, seniors, and military families from 5-6 p.m. A portion of the cost from each vaccine will benefit local pet rescue groups. Clinic will be cash only, with a limit of two pets per person, and operated on a first-come, first-served basis. Visit http://tailsspin.com for details.
F or John McCosker, the hobby that once kept him out of trouble as a youngster is now a vital teaching tool for his two young sons.
Magda Bresson took her camera to the Wounded Warrior Fishing Rodeo last weekend at Fort McAllister Marina.
Oct. 4-6: Oktoberfest on River Street - Downtown Savannah is hosting its 30th annual weekend-long festival on the river celebrating fall, food, beer and fun. Special attractions include wiener dog races, bratwurst tasting, sausage eating contests and a River Street keg roll. There will also be live music and a Beer Garden. The event kicks off in Rousakis Plaza at noon Friday and doesn't end until 5 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call 912-234-0295.
Thanks to summer rains that soaked coastal Georgia over the summer, pumpkins are likely to be a little harder to come by. But organizers of the annual Pumpkin Patch in J.F. Gregory Park are hoping the event will go unscathed as they plan for another popular year for the round orange gourds.
Magdalena Bresson took her camera out to Friday on the Train last week the accompanying photos showsome of the folks who turned out.
Sept. 28: Free Day - Join Georgians in a celebration of state parks and historic sites with free admission all day and parks such as Fort McAllister, Skidaway Island, Wormsloe and others. The statewide event showcases how parks enrich communities and the importance of local volunteerism. Choose from activities ranging from trail maintenance and river cleanups, to guided hikes and golf tournaments. For more information, call 1-800-864-7275 or visit www.GeorgiaStateParks.org.
Vicki Myers said she has always shared a love for biblical history, especially biblical plants, with her husband, Bryan County Commissioner Steve Myers. They made a home in Richmond Hill nearly 12 years ago, but they also discovered a wealth of untended land deep in the heart of Bryan County, perfect for harvesting the ancient crops the couple had always dreamed of.
Magdalena Bresson took her camera out to Yappy Hour at Fish Tales, which raised more than $1,200 for the Bryan County dog park.
Sept. 20: Third annual Warrior Classic Golf Tournament - Support local wounded warriors in this tournament at The Club at Savannah Harbor presented by Spine & Sport Foundation. Registration and lunch are at 11 a.m., and a shotgun start is at 1 p.m. They are currently seeking sponsorships for holes and prizes, as well as registration for teams. All entries and donations are tax deductible and participants can drop off a registration form at any Spine and Sport location. For more information, call 912-713-0777.
In an instant, Sujo John's American dream became a nightmare on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. Having come to the United States from India with his wife less than six months prior, the 25-year-old had paused earlier that morning to reflect on just how lucky he was to have found a home and a job in one of the most prosperous cities in the world.
Gib Robinson, president of the Richmond Hill Friends of the Library, faces the questions this week.
Sept. 12: 'Yappy Hour' for Bark Park - It's BYOD (bring your own dog) from 6-8 p.m. at Fish Tales Restaurant on Fort McAllister Road to raise funds for the construction of the county's dog park at Henderson Park. Southern Eagle has donated a keg and will be offering cups of beer for $1 each. Entry is free and special "Bryan" cocktails will be offered with non-alcoholic versions available. Bark Park products with the Bryan logo will also be for sale including new koozies for $5 that includes the first cup of beer free. For more information, visit ...
Linda Newsome is not the same woman she was in February 2009 - that's when doctors handed her a near fatal diagnosis and prepared her for what would soon become the hardest battle of her life.
Magdalena Bresson hauled her camera out to Fort McAllister Monday to capture the essence of its Labor Day Festival.
Sept. 7: Surfers for Autism - This all-day surfing event benefits people with autism and invites guests to enjoy music, catered food, games and more. Surfers will gather at the Tybee Pier Pavillion at 9 a.m. and suit up for a full day of fun in the surf. Experience is not required and the event is free, but surfers will need to preregister on the organization's website. For more information, call 912-652-6780 or visit surfersforautism.org.