United Way of the Coastal Empire has earned Charity Navigator's highest level four-star rating for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability for the fourth consecutive year, according to a press release.
Albert Martin and Isaac Marriott of ECC Pack 141 received scouting's highest award March 1. Both completed all the necessary requirements for the Arrow of Light Award. After receiving their awards, they crossed over into Boy Scouts and were received by Frank Patterson, scoutmaster of Troop 295, along with other scouts from Troop 295. Lonnie Dombrowsky, cubmaster Pack 141, led the ceremony along with the cub scout members.
Like most 11-year-old girls, Kayla McCormick likes to draw. What's not so typical, however, is the level of skill she's developed at such a young age.
Aromas of spices, peppers, onions and more could be smelled on the sidewalks of downtown Pembroke Saturday when dozens of people gathered at the Senior Citizens Center for the city's fourth annual Chili-Cook Off.
Hanna Suddath and Friends, a group of area musicians and vocalists, treated the residents of Magnolia Manor and their guests to the 3rd annual "Love is in the Air" concert Feb. 10 in honor of Valentine's Day. Manor residents enjoyed performances of "The Nearness of You," "Let Me Call You Sweetheart," "The King of Love" and more. The entire group also performed "Amazing Grace" at the end of the concert. All the songs performed had something to do with love, and every performer wore something with the color red.
The Women's Business Alliance of Richmond Hill encourages residents to shop locally and spend their dollars with area merchants. To accomplish this, the group is hosting its second annual Hometown Expo, Get to know Richmond Hill, Friday and Saturday Feb. 24 and 25 at the Richmond Hill City Center.
NASHVILLE - Southern Baptists first considered changing their name in 1903. Leaders have seriously proposed it at least 13 times since then.
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill got "all shook up" Saturday at its Viva Las Vegas-themed fundraiser at the Richmond Hill City Center.
Under the pseudonym Spencer Quinn, bestselling author Peter Abrahams pens the Chet and Bernie mystery series - a unique breed of crime fiction that explores the bond between a man and his best friend.
Food stylist and culinary producer Libbie Summers has turned her love of all things pork into a quirky cookbook with creative recipes and engaging dialogue.
The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill's annual fundraiser dinner is set for Feb. 11 at the Richmond Hill City Center in J.F. Gregory Park.
Vernon Rushing has been fighting fires in Bryan County for more than 40 years.
Feb. 2: Historical lecture – The Richmond Hill Historical Society will host Laura and Meredith Devendorf, owners of Dunham Farms and creators of the Springfield Legacy Foundation, at 7 p.m. in the Richmond Hill Museum. The mother and daughter team will discuss the history of their land and the purpose of their foundation. The lecture is free to the public.
Hale Tea Company, a local purveyor of imported gourmet teas, can trace its roots all the way back to 1872, when it once stood as a tiny teashop on Drury Lane in London, England.
Kristen Marshal has lived in Richmond Hill for almost her entire life. She has grown up in the Richmond Hill school system. But for her last year of high school, Marshal decided to do her schooling online so she could move to Atlanta.
The cold temperatures didn't stop the Richmond Hill Farmers' Market Tuesday. People bundled up and sold their vegetables, baked goods and other goodies. Tiffany Stroud but on her coat, grabbed her camera and joined the fun. Next Tuesday is the last Farmers' Market of the year.
Nov. 21-22: Movie Night Under the Stars - The Ice Cream Stop in Richmond Hill invites the community to a free family fun night of movie watching under the stars. Friday evening's showing will be a PG-rated movie, and Saturday night's movie will be rated G. The movies will begin at dusk. Guests are asked to bring lawn chairs. Visit the The Ice Cream Stop's Facebook page for more information.
Sven McCaskill is a sophomore at Richmond Hill High School who thinks of his own clothing style as preppy. But he was tired of paying so much for just one shirt at his favorite stores.
Q: How long have you lived in Richmond Hill?
Nov. 14: Historic Savannah Foundation Candlelight Home Tour - As part of the 2014 National Preservation Conference, the Historic Savannah Foundation presents the 2014 Candlelight Home Tour. The tour of private residences in the Columbia, Warren and Washington Wards will feature the impacts of good infill, rehabilitation and collaborative planning. The event will take place from 5:30-8:30 p.m., at the Columbia Square in Savannah. The cost is $45. For more information, contact Terri O'Neil at terri.myhsf.org.
Weddings, conferences, corporate meetings, social functions, fundraisers and parties – the Richmond Hill City Center hosts them all. But it's not just about events. Richmond Hill City Center General Manager Beverly Cosmann said the City Center's goal is to support the community, including its charitable organizations.
Kids of all ages dressed up in their best costumes last week to trick-or-treat around various neighborhoods to celebrate Halloween and gather loads of candy. Tiffany Stroud took her camera along.
Nov.6: Richmond Hill Historical Society Lecture - The Richmond Hill Historical Society will kick off the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the siege of Fort McAllister with its November lecture. A historic interpreter will take guests through the details of the final assault of Fort McAllister, "Guardian of Savannah," which allowed General Sherman to resupply his troops and take Savannah in 1864. Guests are invited to the barracks at Fort McAllister at 7 p.m. for a cup of cider and the fireside program. Cost is free for members and $5 for non-members.
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