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Community announcements for April 23
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A free trash day will be held form 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at Spur 144 Landfill in Richmond Hill and Millcreek Landfill in Ellabell.
Items that will be accepted at no charge are all bulk items, yard waste and up to four automobile tires per person.
Items that will not be accepted are household garbage, wet paint, chemicals, tractor and semi-truck tires, oil and boats.
For more information, 912-964-2211.

Onion sale
The American Legion Post of Pembroke is holding its annual Vidalia jumbo onion sale now through mid-May.  
The 10-pound bags are $8 and the 25-pound bags are $15. Delivery will be available mid- to late-May.  
The proceeds from the sale aid local veterans and the Boy Scout and Girl Scout Brownie troops that use the post for their meetings at no charge.  
To place an order, see any Legion member or call B.J. Clark at 653-4958or Ernie Mitchell at 653-7970.

Democrats to meet
The Bryan County Democrats’ monthly meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Pembroke Public Library, 1018 Camellia Drive.
All local Democrats are invited to attend.
For more information or directions, call 912-653-3078.

Early voting
Early voting for the May 20 general primary will run April 28-May 16 at the Bryan County Voter Registration Office, 151 S. College St. in Pembroke, and at the Bryan County Administrative Complex, 66 Capt. Matthew Freeman Drive in Richmond Hill.  
Hours at both locations will be from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, May 10.
For more information, call the Voter Registration Office at 912-653-3859 or go to

Girl Scout events
Local Girl Scouts groups will hold to events for girls between in grades 5-12, and their parents, that are considering joining.
There will be a Girl Scout activity booth at the Richmond Hill Farmers Market from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday in J.F. Gregory Park.
There will be a sample meeting at 6 p.m. May 19 at the United Way Building behind the Richmond Hill Public Library.
For more information, call Casey Gainey at 912-330-4440 or email her at

Future Wildcat Night
Future Wildcat Night, Richmond Hill Middle School’s annual fifth-grade orientation, will be from 6-8 p.m. May 1 at RHMS, 503 Warren Hill Road.
Participants will tour the school, meet coaches and club sponsors and hear important information from teachers.

Bark Park fundraiser
The Bark Park’s 2014 Happy Dogs’ second annual Wine and Cheese Fundraiser is at 6 p.m. May 1 at the Richmond Hill City Center.
The event will include fine wines, cheeses and heavy hors d’oeuvres, accompanied by live music from local musician Roger Widener.
A cash bar will be available featuring both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, with a percentage of sales going toward the Bark Park.
Also, raffle tickets will be on sale for a 50/50 draw and silent and live auctions.
Tickets are $50 each and are available at or at the RHBC Chamber of Commerce, 2591 Highway 17; PawParazzi at Parker’s Square, 11360 Ford Ave.; and Awakening Yoga Studio, 2453 Highway 17.
For more information, go to or call Wendy Bolton at 912-657-1221.

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