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Auction is more than business, it's social

Liberty Auction already was the busiest place in Pembroke on a Thursday night. Then the proliferation of TV shows such as "Auction Hunters" enhanced the appeal of an evening spent picking over bargains, antiques and oddities.

March 04, 2012 | By Al Hackle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Churches learn to help veterans

Hinesville's Fraser Counseling Center will host a three-hour workshop called "The Invisible Wounds of War: Developing Veteran Friendly Congregations" from 2-5 p.m., Thursday, March 15.

March 04, 2012 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Lifestyle


Girl Scouts mark century of closing gender gap

SAVANNAH - Recruited over tea at the mansion of a Georgia widow, the first Girl Scouts went on to earn proficiency badges for cooking meals and caring for babies. In a nod to their changing times, they also learned to shoot rifles and self-defense tactics such as "how to secure a burglar with eight inches of cord."

March 04, 2012 | By Russ Bynum Associated Press writer | Lifestyle


Summer camp explores performing arts

The Savannah Children's Choir will offer a summer camp July 16-27 at Asbury Memorial United Methodist Church at 1008 Henry St.

March 04, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Library group seeks book donations

The Friends of the Richmond Hill Library, a nonprofit organization interested in good library services, is seeking used-book donations.

March 02, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Judge plays a mean guitar

Elected officials often have used musical instruments to propel their political careers.

March 02, 2012 | By Al Hackle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Tennis promoted at Rotary meeting

Tim Jones, president of the Richmond Hill Area Tennis Association spoke to the Richmond Hill Rotary Club recently about how his organization is promoting the growth and awareness of tennis to the Richmond Hill Area. He spoke about the need for new tennis courts – in 15 years they have been resurfaced only once – and how important the provision of these are for young people and their families to get active and stay fit. He also mentioned the `Whole RHATA Love' appeal which is the charitable arm of the organization that provides food and help to local people in need.

March 02, 2012 | | Lifestyle


Counseling center opens clinic in Midway

The official opening of the Fraser Counseling Center annex was held Sunday at Midway Congregational Church, United Church of Christ.

March 02, 2012 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Lifestyle


Garden club plants tree on Arbor Day

The Richmond Hill Garden Club celebrated Georgia Arbor Day by planting a magnolia tree at Henderson Park.

March 01, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Engineer recognized for contributions

Richmond Hill resident Laura E. "Beth" Williams, P.E., a civil engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District, received the 2012 James Connolly Award on Feb. 22 during the Savannah E-Week Technical Training Conference at Armstrong Atlantic State University.

March 01, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Leap year celebrates traditions

Today is leap day, a once-every-four-years occurrence. It's the extra day in February that we get every four years, making us wait longer for March - and February's paychecks - to arrive.

February 29, 2012 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Cycle shop sets charity poker run

Renegade Classics will host the second annual poker run March 18 to support Horsin' Around, a local non-profit therapeutic riding program.

February 28, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Bethesda plans museum, visitor center

SAVANNAH - Bethesda Academy, a boys high school and middle school in Savannah, recently announced plans to develop a new museum and visitors center on its 600-acre campus at 9520 Ferguson Ave. The facility is expected to open to the public in January 2013.

February 26, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Differences in eating styles fascinate

The American South is a wonderful place to experience old-fashioned courtesy.

February 24, 2012 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Garden club has Valentine meeting

Richmond Hill Garden Club recently had its February meeting.

February 23, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


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Rotary Club donates to schools

Members and guests of the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill on April 10 received an update on Richmond Hill schools as all five principals attended to receive donations for their Principal's Funds.

April 18, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Pimento cheese is Southern caviar

Salted sturgeon eggs ought to taste something like the mullet row I used to eat when I was a boy. But since caviar sells for about $50 an ounce, I'll never know.

April 17, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Lifestyle


Wine and cheese fundraiser for Bark Park

The Bark Park's 2014 Happy Dogs' second annual Wine and Cheese Fundraiser will start at 6 p.m. May 1 at the City Center.

April 17, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Deen brothers visit Stewart, judge 'Chopped' game

Nearly 100 ladies from the Marne Community Spouses Club, Fort Stewart's all-ranks social club, met Jamie and Bobby Deen last week. Celebrity chef Paula Deen's sons took time out of their busy schedules to enjoy lunch with the group during a special event at Club Stewart.

April 17, 2014 | By Emily C. Harrison Correspondent | Lifestyle


Earth Day: Get up and get out there

THE LAWS OF physics dictate that nature abhors a vacuum. A related but lesser known axiom postulates that you can't love nature if you're inside vacuuming.

April 15, 2014 | Jessica Leigh Lebos Connect Savannah | Lifestyle


Stewart/Hunter to host cemetery tour

Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield will host its annual Spring Historic Communities Council Meeting and cemetery visit Friday.

April 14, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Shuman, Coward engaged

Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Shuman of Ellabell announce the engagement and coming marriage of their daughter, Katheryn Elaine Shuman, to Bradley Chase Cowart, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Cowart of Ellabell.

April 14, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Lions congratulate 50-year member

The Richmond Hill Lions Club met March 27 at the J.F. Gregory Park Wetland Center.

April 14, 2014 | By Ouieda Sisco Correspondent | Lifestyle


Garden club tours GSU Botanical Garden

For their March meeting, the Pembroke Garden Club members enjoyed a trip to the Georgia Southern University Botanical Garden in Statesboro, also known as Garden of the Coastal Plain. The ladies enjoyed a tour of the garden led by guide Kathy Tucker, viewed the many variety of plants on the well-kept rounds, and the small one room schoolhouse on the premises; then enjoyed lunch at a local restaurant.

April 14, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Dinner, comedy for church fundraiser

Restoration Worship Center of Richmond Hill will present dinner and the comedic one-act play, "The Slabtown District Convention," at 6 p.m. May 10 at the Wetlands Center in J.F. Gregory Park.

April 13, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Ball game benefits youth emergency shelter

SAVANNAH - The Savannah Sand Gnats will have their fourth annual "Pack the Park" game, benefiting Park Place Outreach - Youth Emergency Shelter, starting at 7:05 p.m. April 29 at Grayson Stadium.

April 12, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Pembroke Garden Club honors residents

The Pembroke Garden Club recently named its beauty spot and yard of the month for March.

April 11, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Monster mash-up

ALL THE FANBOYS and gamer girls will come out to play this weekend, when GnomeCon descends upon Savannah like a beneficent dragon.

April 11, 2014 | Jessica Leigh Lebos Connect Savannah | Lifestyle


Second Unity in Community festival set

The second annual Unity in the Community festival, formally the Jazz and Unity in the Community, will be held from 1-9 p.m. May 31 at J.F. Gregory Park.

April 10, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


'Best breakfast in town' -- yeah, right

The large billboard could be seen half-mile away when traveling north on I-95, near the town of Dunn, N.C. The colorful ad depicted a large dinner plate with two eggs over-easy, several slices of bacon and a generous portion of good ol' Southern grits.

April 10, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Lifestyle


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