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.
After undergoing back surgery and suffering from arthritis of the knee, doctors told retired Army officer and physical therapist Sandra Elliott that she'd never be able to run again.
The Ogeechee Riverkeeper gained dozens of new members Saturday at its 2012 membership drive at Love's Seafood Restaurant in Richmond Hill.
It's been a dream for three area dog lovers that South Bryan County have its own dog park. Now they're trying to make that dream come true.
Dozens of car enthusiasts braved the heat Saturday to check out the car show at Richmond Hill's Independence Day celebration in J.F. Gregory Park.
Mitchell Gramazio, a 17-year-old employee at the Richmond Hill McDonald's on Ford Avenue, received a $1,000 college scholarship from the fast food chain last Wednesday.
A promotional video featuring Richmond Hill will reach homes across the southeast at noon June 16 when it airs during a documentary about the Ford Motor Company on WGSA.
The Richmond Hill Public Library is encouraging readers of all ages to dream big this summer. Children and teenagers who participate in the library's summer reading program can win prizes and attend free performances. This year's theme is "Dream Big - Read!" "The point of the program is to encourage kids to read for pleasure and have fun," said library manager Kate Barker. "There's no reading list, so they can read whatever they like. This ...
Area veteran takes a stand against gender inequality in the military By Caitlyn Boza During 15 years of marriage to an active-duty female service member, Army veteran Phil Gore has noticed something unusual. "When my wife and I meet people, they always assume I'm the service member and thank me for my service. They never think to extend the same level of gratitude to my wife," he said. He said that this behavior, among others ...
Three days a week, the women of St. Elizabeth's of Hungary Episcopal Church in Richmond Hill fundraise by selling used clothing, accessories and appliances at the church's thrift store.
Armed with lancets, bone saws and lice combs, Fort McAllister Historic Park manager Danny Brown taught park visitors a thing or two about Civil War-era medical practices - and malpractices - Thursday evening.
Fort McAllister Historic Park celebrated the homecoming of a Confederate battle flag Saturday, nearly 150 years after it was surrendered to Union Maj. William Z. Clayton at the Battle of Fort McAllister.
It's been a good year for Elizabeth Bennett. The 10th-grade English teacher and girls basketball coach at Richmond Hill High School has received two big awards for the 2011-2012 school year - Teacher of the Year and Coach of the year. "It's very exciting, and I'm so proud of what I've accomplished," said Bennett. "It's just great. This is my life, and I'm so happy." Bennett, who has degrees from Ashland University, Armstrong Atlantic State ...
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 <a ...
Valerie's future looked bleak in 2003, when she was placed in an orphanage in the Fuling province of China at just four months after being born. Now 10 years old, her photo shows a girl with silky black hair and doe eyes, but aside from her physical appearance, her mother, Christine Meade, knows very little about her.
Magda Bresson took her camera to the recent back-to-school rally at the Savannah Civic Center.
Aug. 30-Sept. 1: Savannah Riverfront Labor Day Weekend Ultimate Tailgate - Ready for some football? Bring a chair to Rousakis Plaza in downtown Savannah and watch multiple college games in front of three large inflatable screens. The Arbor Stage will feature a 15-foot screen in addition to two 10-foot screens at each end of the plaza. The event is free and there will be tailgate games, food vendors, ice cold beverages and First Saturday arts and crafts vendors.
There was once a time in Sandra Elliot's life when running - her favorite form of exercise - was nearly impossible due to numbing pain in her legs and back. She underwent back surgery in 2006 following her service in the Army but said she still felt helpless and defeated by the immobilizing pain that kept her from doing the things she loved.
Come along with Magdalena Bresson's camera to the Topo Athletics 5K and 10K Trek.
Aug. 17: The Color Run - Racers from all over the coastal empire and beyond will line up in Savannah's Forsyth Park for a very colorful 5k run. Runners start the race at 8 a.m. wearing white and finish wearing the colors that have been thrown on them throughout the race. The cost is $45 per solo runner and $40 for runners competing in teams. A portion of the proceeds benefit Horizons programming at Savannah ...