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Oyster roast benefits museum

Saturday marked the third year that the Midway Museum has hosted its fundraising oyster roast and sit-down dinner in the museum's lower floor.

November 14, 2014 | By John Wood Correspondent | Lifestyle


Bark Park has festival

Bryan County is going to the dogs - literally.

November 14, 2014 | By Steve Scholar Correspondent | Lifestyle


Arts on Coast has fall show

White globe lights, live music and friendly faces welcomed art lovers of all ages to the outdoor Arts on the Coast Fall Art Show on Saturday at the Richmond Court shopping plaza outside of Leahy Art Gallery.

November 13, 2014 | By Rachel Hartman Correspondent | Lifestyle


Pembroke volunteers sprice up Guido Gardens

"The Lord works in mysterious ways," is a trite saying that many use to explain coincidences. When it came to having repair work done at Guido Gardens, this saying proved itself to be true. Just ask Andrew Stallings of Pembroke.

November 13, 2014 | By Suzanne J. Tyson Guest columnist | Lifestyle


Singer to perform at Festive Friday

Rebecca Flaherty, a local soprano, will be the featured performer at the November Festive Friday fundraiser from 6-8 p.m. Friday at the Richmond Hill Civic Center.

November 13, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Sound off for Nov. 13

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November 13, 2014 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


RiceFest celebrates Geechee Gullah culture

Riceboro Mayor Bill Austin, City Councilman Chris Stacy and Geechee Gullah expert Jim Becote organized the first RiceFest, which was held seven years ago at the community center.

November 12, 2014 | By John Wood Correspondent | Lifestyle


Emergency services helping fight cancer

For the second year in a row, with the help from the community and partners, Bryan County Emergency Services raised awareness for breast cancer as well as $1,000 for a donation to Susan G. Komen of Coastal Georgia foundation.

November 07, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Bryan mourns passing of E. Billy Miles

Mr. Edgar Billy Miles age 88 died Wednesday November 5, 2014 at his home while surrounded by his family.

November 07, 2014 | | Lifestyle


Military offered babysitting for night out

RICHMOND HILL - The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill and Life Moves Dance Studio are launching an initiative to help military families in the region by providing free childcare for active military members during the afternoon and evening of Dec. 20.

November 06, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Sound off for Nov. 6

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November 06, 2014 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


Rotary speaker discusses Henry Ford

Dick Cote gave a presentation for the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill last week at the City Center in J.F. Gregory Park.

November 06, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


New art exhibit opens Thursday

The Hinesville Area Arts Council will host an art exhibit for November called "Now and Then." It's by local artist Amanda Cox and will feature some of her photography and jewelry work.

November 03, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Battle of wits returns with intruder

I have dealt with three of these rascals.

November 02, 2014 | By Francis Bond Columnist | Lifestyle


As American, and British, as apple pie

With Halloween around the corner, the popular tradition of apple bobbing has been on my mind.

October 30, 2014 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


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Historic document debuts at oyster roast

Guests at the Richmond Hill Historical Society's oyster roast Friday night made their way to Ford Plantation's 1930s oyster house via a sandy path lit by garden torches. Beneath a cold but clear sky, about 150 fundraiser attendees mingled amid live oaks, sampled the fare and awaited the premiere of the society's new documentary, "The Hidden History of Richmond Hill Georgia."

December 21, 2014 | By Samantha B. Koss Correspondent | Lifestyle


Let faith, hope, love guide you this season

"Faith is believing when common sense tells you not to." That is one of the more famous lines from the 1947 film, "Miracle on 34TH Street."

December 21, 2014 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle


RH Garden Club names yard of month

The Richmond Hill Garden Club awarded its December Yard of the Month to Sandy and Austin Andersen, who live at 500 Greenwich in Richmond Heights subdivision.

December 19, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Santa visits Sterling creek

Santa visited residents of Sterling Creek Plantation subdivision recently with the help of Bryan County Emergency Services. He rode a fire truck and stopped to hear what children wanted for Christmas.

December 19, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Colonial-era Christmas at Fort Morris

Fort Morris State Historic Site hosted its annual Colonial Christmas festival on Dec. 6, giving visitors a taste of 18th century holiday traditions and seasonal entertainment.

December 19, 2014 | By Kayla Rand Correspondent | Lifestyle


Young Repblicans have holiday party

The Richmond Hill High School Young Republicans club recently marked the holiday season with a party.

December 18, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Tiny dancers highlight Rotary meeting

At the Dec. 11 meeting of the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill, nearly 90 guests from the senior centers in Richmond Hill and Pembroke were treated to a holiday meal and gifts from Rotarians."Our Rotary Club likes to reach out to the wider community as much as we can and it has become our tradition to host senior citizens from Bryan County every December," club President Lesley Francis said. "It is wonderful to be able to bring together the younger generation from Life Moves with our community's senior citizens, and the City Center produced a wonderfully seasonal menu ...

December 18, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Midway Museum hosts 55th annual tea

Midway Museum hosted its 55th annual Christmas Tea on Saturday to celebrate the holiday season and preserve Midway's Colonial history.

December 18, 2014 | By Samantha B. Koss Correspondent | Lifestyle


Sound off for Dec. 18

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December 18, 2014 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


Fort McAllister's fall commemorated

Union soldier re-enactors breached Fort McAllister on Saturday to recreate a Civil War battle that happened 150 years ago when Confederate soldiers occupied the fort. The 1864 overtaking of the fort, four months before the war's end, famously is known for bringing Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman's "March to the Sea" to end.

December 18, 2014 | By Samantha B. Koss Correspondent | Lifestyle


Sleep deprivation hurts careers more than helps

Burning the midnight oil implies working overtime, long into the night, to get something done and ultimately to get ahead. But the belief that sacrificing a few hours of sleep for a few more hours of work will lead to higher achievement has been debunked by science.

December 17, 2014 | By Deborah Sutton Deseret News | Lifestyle


Plant's employees go all out for Toys4Tots

Employees at Riceboro based SNF Floquip got into the competitive spirit of giving by collecting 331 toys for the Liberty County Toys4Tots program.

December 15, 2014 | By Patty Leon Correspondent | Lifestyle


Rotary donates $500 to United Way

Last week, the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill awarded $500 to the United Way.

December 13, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Cultural references help explain America

My husband grew up in a working-class neighborhood in Cincinnati, Ohio, in the 1960s. He tells me that he got his work ethic and determination from his dad, his politeness from his mom, his sense of right and wrong from "Leave it to Beaver" and "The Andy Griffith Show," and his sense of humor from "Petticoat Junction" and "The Beverley Hillbillies."

December 12, 2014 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Seabrook Village bring past to life

Organizers worked to raise awareness for Seabrook Village with Saturday's Sugar Cane Festival, which featured cane grinding and extraction, free hayrides and tours of the historic community.

December 12, 2014 | By Kayla Rand Correspondent | Lifestyle


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