Pounding Sand

If you visit Fort McAllister today, the first thing you notice is the pristine beauty of the place, the live oak, and the sweeping lushness of a bucolic landscape. But it wasn’t always this pretty... During its heyday, there were no stately live oaks at Fort McAllister. Civil War photos show no trees at [...]

Pounding Sand2021-07-15T14:26:29-04:00

The Boat We Are In

On a sunset cruise during the lockdown, we spotted a well-known boat from The Abacos. FREESPOOL! Why was she six docks down from ours in the Ogeechee River, a far cry from the Sea of Abaco? I’ll confess, it was curiosity, not concern or compassion at first, that had me questioning. It was intriguing, [...]

The Boat We Are In2021-07-15T14:13:26-04:00

Richmond Hill: This Place Matters

Everyone has places that are important to them; places they care about, places with significance enough that communities rally to save them. "This Place Matters" is a national campaign that encourages people to celebrate the places that are meaningful to them and to their communities, is an initiative set forth by theNational Trust for Historic [...]

Richmond Hill: This Place Matters2021-06-06T18:50:51-04:00

Margie’s Army

"You have breast cancer", the words no one expects to hear, especially when their diligent preventative actions have been in place for years. All of the annual visits made on time, they exercise regularly, eat healthy, have never smoked, did the self-breast exams, and even breastfed their babies! What? When my dear friend Liane Willard [...]

Margie’s Army2021-06-06T18:37:37-04:00

Robert “Bobby” Carpenter Park

“GO 365. CG 59. TD 155. SD 1. THD 133. JE 221. GH 167. CK 999. BW 144. RB 191. TH 66... and the list goes on and on.” Some will know what these initials and numbers represent, but for those who do not, these are post office box numbers of long-time residents of Richmond [...]

Robert “Bobby” Carpenter Park2021-06-06T18:21:11-04:00

Island Hopping

Captain Wild Bill is a retired naturalist and fishing guide. He once owned Coastal Georgia Adventures, where he spent many a day sharing nautical experiences with eager, salt-air searching, passionate-about-nature people. This is an article he wrote a few years ago that gives a glimpse into several of the beautiful barrier islands on our coast [...]

Island Hopping2021-06-06T18:58:40-04:00

Sarah Lippert Joins Ameris Bank as Vice President and Branch Manager

RICHMOND HILL, GA. – Ameris Bank Market President Greg Marini announces that Sarah Lippert has joined the bank as vice president and branch manager of the bank’s Richmond Hill location. In this position, Lippert will build and maintain banking relationships in the local area and manage the daily operations of the Richmond Hill Ameris Bank [...]

Sarah Lippert Joins Ameris Bank as Vice President and Branch Manager2019-07-31T10:25:09-04:00
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