Richmond Hill residents who are unsure what to do with their real Christmas trees from the holiday season can not only dispose of them properly, but can also help the city at the same time.
Kathy Salter is an artist of the 21st century. Using a combination of classical and computerized techniques, she transforms photographs into large-scale, interpretive paintings.
Jan. 7 Bring One for the Chipper The city of Richmond Hill will collect Christmas trees from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in J.F. Gregory Park. The trees will be recycled into mulch to beautify the park's grounds. Jan. 7 Winter Wonderland Experience the wonders of winter from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Georgia State Railroad Museum in Savannah. Children will discover the science behind cold weather, make their own "snow" and participate in a number of winter-themed ...
Bill Helms' life story reads like the plot of a Tom Clancy novel. He has worked with astronauts, operated nuclear missile sites during the Cold War, served in the Vietnam War and lived just a stone's throw from the Athenian Acropolis in Greece. His illustrious career began in 1954 when one of his friends talked him into joining the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve. "I went in, took a look around and decided I'd sign up," ...
Dec. 29 Soup kitchen Join Food for the Soul soup kitchen at 1 p.m. at Richmond Hill United Methodist Church and help prepare and distribute food to underprivileged families in Richmond Hill. For more details, call 756-2190. Dec. 31 New Year's Eve at City Market Count down to the New Year at City Market's annual New Year's Eve celebration at 9 p.m. in downtown Savannah. The event will feature live music until 1 a.m. and ...
Linda and Vince Pinault's residence on Pelican Court in Piercefield Forest was recently named the Richmond Hill Garden Club's Yard of the Month award for December. In addition to their plaque, the Pinaults also received a gift certificate from Tim and Dave's Nursery.
Dec. 22 Reading to Nero Children can read to trained therapy dogs at 4 p.m. at the Richmond Hill Public Library. The dogs provide children with a non-judgmental reading environment that helps them improve both confidence and literacy skills. Dec. 24 Dinner cruise Savannah Riverboat Cruises will host a special Christmas Eve dinner cruise from 3-6 p.m. Passengers will observe the sights and sounds of the season while enjoying a special holiday menu. Reservations are ...
What began as a small, traditional soup kitchen in 2003 has become an efficient, interfaith meal-delivery ministry that provides hot meals to more than 300 disadvantaged Richmond Hill residents each week.
Members of Girl Scouts Junior Troop 30370, part of the Cedar Service Unit in Richmond Hill, stopped by the Bryan County Service Center in Richmond Hill on Monday to help Bryan County Family Connection Director Wendy Sims sort through and bag Christmas gifts for less fortunate local families as part of the Bryan County Children's Fund. The Girl Scouts also donated various gifts to the cause.
Marine Corps Pvt. Christopher L. Kelley, son of Army Staff Sgt. Jeru C. Kelley of Richmond Hill, recently completed 12 weeks of basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C., designed to challenge new Marine recruits both physically and mentally.
Mary Beth Arocho, left, and Ariana Page serve as weights for a member of the touring evangelical strongman performance group Team Impact during a recent stop at Richmond Hill Elementary School during its bullying awareness program.
1. What do you feel is your greatest achievement? My artistic endeavors. 2. What, to you, is perfect happiness? A rainy morning, clean brushes, white canvas and a photo that I can see. 3. What one material possession would you save in the event of a fire (assuming your family was safe)? My studio. 4. What's the best advice you've ever been given? Don't expect too much out of life, and you won't be too ...
On a foggy winter morning in Midway, Bill Eberlein dons a thick neoprene wetsuit and an oxygen tank and slips into one of the murky waterways that snakes around Colonels Island.
With less than three weeks left in the holiday shopping season, it's time to make the gift list and check it twice.
Nine local homes and buildings will deck their halls and open their doors from 1-5 p.m. Sunday as part of the Richmond Hill 2011 Holiday Tour of Homes.
Writer Vicki-lynn Brunskill, whose work includes the novel, "Waving Backwards," faces the questions this week:
June 21: Friday on the Train - Every third Friday from May to September set up your lawn chairs at 10220 Ford Ave. in Richmond Hill and enjoy some entertainment. In addition to scheduled live music, guests are welcome to participate in open-mic sessions towards the end of each event as an audition for a music production being planned for later in the year. Events are free and sponsored by the Suites at Station Exchange.
If Vicki-lynn Brunskill knew one thing in the pit of her stomach, it was that she couldn't waste one more day merely thinking about all the ways she could be helping those in need.
The Richmond Hill History Museum isn't shabby per se. In fact, it's in much better condition than one might expect given it once housed a bevy of kindergarteners in the 1940s and '50s, and later the office workers of a bustling paper company. Sure, it needs a shiny new coat of paint, and yes, the chimney happens to be a tad leaky. Even the tightest of ships needs a little upkeep every now and then.
Sarah Volker, president of the Richmond Hill Historical Society, faced the questions this week:
June 14: Teen night under the stars - Jump N' Jacks offers a night of movies, music and dancing for Bryan County teens from 7:30-11 p.m. each Friday. Kids of all ages are welcome for pizza, soda, movies and games. The cost is $20 for admission and includes pizza, soda and a $10 game card.
Eight year-old Richmond Hill resident Emma Williamson has spent the last three years learning the art of jujitsu in hopes of earning her junior black belt.
"Get your mind right and your body will follow."
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