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Chili cook-off, Arbor Day in Pembroke

The public is invited to an Arbor Day celebration in Pembroke beginning at 10 a.m. Friday at DuBois Square, where the city will plant a 15-foot Nuttall oak.

February 19, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Stakeholders celebrate MLK Jr.

At 7 p.m. Jan. 12 - three days before what would have been Martin Luther King's 86th birthday - the Savannah Chapter of the NAACP partnered with Unity in the Community and Emmanuel Christian Church, where some of the community stakeholders in Richmond Hill met for the first time.

February 07, 2015 | By Craig Butts Columnist | Lifestyle


Grueling ice-block delivery offers twists

Most of us have had summer jobs during our school years. I would wager that none of them ever were confrontational though.

February 06, 2015 | By Francis Bond Columnist | Lifestyle


'Mamma Mia' mania to hit next week

This week, my mind is turning Swedish - or, more precisely, toward all things ABBA.

February 06, 2015 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Kroger joins fight against heart disease

ATLANTA - Kroger's Georgia stores and the American Heart Association are teaming up to help fight heart disease - the No. 1 cause of death of both men and women in the state, and the leading cause of death in the United States - during American Heart Month.

February 05, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Sound off for Feb. 5

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February 05, 2015 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


I have a few '-gates' of my own

Who would have ever thought that an ill-conceived plan to break into the Watergate hotel during the 1972 Democratic convention would lead to a suffix explosion of named scandals and dirty deeds?

January 30, 2015 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle


Rotarians hear of sea rescue, musical program

During last week's Rotary Club of Richmond Hill meeting at the City Center in J.F. Gregory Park, megateeth diver Bill Eberlein, who is a past Rotary Club of Richmond Hill president, told members of his recent rescue after being lost at sea during a dive. In addition, Jenny Woodruff from the Savannah Music Festival gave a presentation about their Musical Explorers educational-outreach program.

January 30, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Sound off for Jan. 29

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January 29, 2015 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


Common Threads aims to learn, help others

Common Threads - a group of knitting, crocheting and quilting enthusiasts who meet regularly at the Richmond Hill Public Library - donated over 2,000 items in the past year to help support local causes, charities and endeavors.

January 29, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Scouts build ramps for handicapped vets

Veterans in the city of Pembroke benefited from grant funds with handicap ramps and handicap-access rehabilitation. Beulah Baptist Church and local Scout groups paired up with the Pembroke Housing Team to volunteer labor for the projects. The groups were thanked their support.

January 24, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


American Traditions singer performs here

Jessica Ann Best, a Florida-based VOICE Festival singer and American Traditions Competition contestant, performed during the first Festive Friday of 2015 on Friday, Jan. 16, at the Richmond Hill City Center.

January 23, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Cruise through memories on boats

My parents have just set off from wintry, cold and wet England, where it is dark before 4 p.m. at this time of year, to go on a trip of a lifetime. They are flying to Australia to see family, ending up in New Zealand to visit friends, and in between seeing some highlights of coastal Australasia by cruising.

January 23, 2015 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Bamboo Farm director explains mission

Norman Winter, director of the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens at the Historic Bamboo Farm, was the keynote speaker at last week's meeting of the Richmond Hill Garden Club.

January 23, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Sound off for Jan. 22

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January 22, 2015 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


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City officials attend Mayors' Day

ATLANTA - Richmond Hill Mayor Harold Fowler and city-council members Russ Carpenter, Johnny Murphy and John Fesperman were among the nearly 1,000 city officials who attended the Georgia Municipal Association's annual Mayors' Day Conference held Jan. 23-26 in Atlanta.

February 27, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Learn to go slow in life to get on a healthy path

"I'm in a hurry to get things done; I rush and rush until life's no fun. All I really gotta do is live and die, but I'm in a hurry and don't know why." - Alabama

February 26, 2015 | By Rich DeLong | Lifestyle


Chili, fellowship part of tradition

Pembroke's Janice Palmer served up bowl after bowl of her chili Saturday to dozens of eager and smiling visitors at the community's annual chili cook-off.

February 26, 2015 | By Steve Scholar Correspondent | Lifestyle


Sound off for Feb. 26

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February 26, 2015 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


Author and historian to speak at Richmond Hill History Museum

Author and historian Buddy Sullivan will be the keynote speaker for the Richmond Hill History Museum's monthly lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 5, at 11460 Ford Ave.

February 26, 2015 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Lifestyle


Kroger, Heart Assoc. fight disease together

ATLANTA - Kroger's Georgia stores and the American Heart Association teamed up this month to help fight heart disease - the No. 1 cause of death of both men and women in the state, and the leading cause of death in the United States - during American Heart Month.

February 26, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Area teens inducted into teen honor group

The members of Bryan-Liberty Counties Chapter of Top Ladies of Distinction announced the chartering and induction of 12 teens to the Bryan-Liberty Counties Chapter of Top Teens of America in November at the Liberty County/Armed Forces Branch YMCA.

February 21, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Rotary Club hears about singing competition

The Richmond Hill Rotary Club recently honored its junior Rotarian of the month and heard about the upcoming American Traditions Competition in Savannh. Details are in the captions of the accompanying photos.

February 20, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Diving into the 'Harry Potter' generation

Earlier this month I took my niece and her boyfriend, who were visiting us from England, to Florida and specifically at their request to see "The Wizarding World of Harry Potter" at Universal Studios in Orlando.

February 19, 2015 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Diving headlong into the ‘Harry Potter’ generation

Earlier this month I took my niece and her boyfriend, who were visiting us from England, to Florida and specifically at their request to see "The Wizarding World of Harry Potter" at Universal Studios in Orlando.

February 19, 2015 | By Lesley Francis Bryan County News columnist | Lifestyle


Sound off for Feb. 19

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February 19, 2015 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


Unity founders discuss work on talk show

Unity in the Community was invited to a live Sirius XM satellite-radio talk show Friday, Feb. 13, in Washington, D.C.

February 19, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


RH Rotary raises $25,000 to support community

February 16th, last Saturday evening on Valentine's Day the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill not only brought a fantastic evening to the Richmond Hill City Center but also raised around $25,000 to help our local community.

February 16, 2015 | By Leslie Francis Special to the News | Lifestyle


Research recommends sleeping on it

There's a whole bunch of news out there on TV lately. As usual with news reports, you have the good, the bad and the ugly.

February 12, 2015 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle


Sound off for Feb. 12

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February 12, 2015 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


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