Members of Girl Scout troop 30370 are doing their part to help young girls living in the impoverished West African nation of Liberia.
Just in time for the new year, the Urgent Care Center of Richmond Hill has expanded both its space and services.
Marriage, family and child counselor Randy Frost has been helping to change the lives of Bryan County kids for the last eight years.
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.
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.
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.