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State unlikely to set up health exchange

ATLANTA - A day after Barack Obama's re-election, Gov. Nathan Deal suggested that he will not implement a Georgia health insurance exchange as part of the 2010 federal health care overhaul that ranks as the president signature legislative achievement.

November 08, 2012 | By Bill Barrow Associated Press writer | Lifestyle


Sapelo Island fee-change meeting set

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division is considering changes to the ferry-fee structure for certain guests. A modest rate increase is being considered to address increased operational costs and maintaining fiduciary responsibilities.

November 07, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Fundraising campaign launched for Bark Park

A fundraising campaign for a new dog park in Bryan County is under way.

November 06, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Nursing programs expand in central Georgia

MACON - Education officials say Mercer University's local nursing program, which begins next fall, is part of a surge of nursing programs in central Georgia.

November 05, 2012 | Associated Press | Lifestyle


Halloween a treat for kids of all ages

Across the county, kids young and old enjoyed the Halloween spirit Wednesday evening. Here, Carolyn Eljam hands out candy evening to a fairy princess that was going door to door in the Main Street subdivision on Halloween.

November 05, 2012 | Julia Harrison | Lifestyle


Time change a reminder also to switch batteries

ATLANTA - Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is urging Georgians to change the batteries in their smoke alarms at the same time they changed their clocks back to standard time this Sunday.

November 05, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Pembroke Garden Club news

Mrs. Lynn Bishop of Black Creek stands in the area of her yard that was chosen as the Beauty Spot for October by the Pembroke Garden Club.

November 05, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Bryan County 4-H’ers honor National 4-H Week

Bryan County 4-H members began the celebration of National 4-H Week, observed Oct. 7-13, with an announcement of the poster-contest winners. Kaci Romano of Bryan County Elementary won first place, Bailey Lopata of George Washington Carver Elementary earned second place, and Courtney Minis of BCES was in third place. The posters were displayed throughout the week in the window of the UGA extension office's window.

November 05, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


The event on the corner

It happened on a corner just up the street on my way home. It was about 9 o'clock on an October night, and the only thing to do was just walk home, since there was nothing else to do to get my kicks in this town.

November 04, 2012 | Francis Bond Columnist | Lifestyle


Health Fair educates area residents

Kirsten Busey gives Erick Freeman a flu shot Friday during the Health Fair at Richmond Hill Pharmacy. The pharmacy's annual event helped educate residents about diabetes and other diseases and offered flu and other vaccinations and more.

November 04, 2012 | Julia Harrison | Lifestyle


Rotary Club gets United Way update

With the rapidly approaching holiday season, Rotary Club of Richmond Hill members learned Thursday about various ways to help those in need when Kristi Cox, the United Way of Bryan County's newest director, spoke at the group's weekly meeting.

November 04, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Differences abound in countries’ elections

I am a competitive person. So when my husband casually said back in January, "There is no way you will be able to get your citizenship and register to vote in time for this year's presidential elections," I took it as a challenge.

November 03, 2012 | Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Pack 141 holds Halloween party; Post 164 sets Christmas party

Cub Scout Pack 141 held its Halloween party Oct. 18 at the American Legion Post 164 in Pembroke.

November 01, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Ground broken for church’s vision

"Today was the best day at church because I went to church, and it was the groundbreaking," said 7-year-old Lucia Tupea Jones.

October 30, 2012 | Julia Harrison Special to the News | Lifestyle


Christmas gift-fund deadline looms

Bryan County Family Connection is now accepting applications for the annual Bryan County Children's Fund, an effort that helps provide Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in Bryan County.

October 30, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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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


'Sleeves Up' drive promotes blood donation

American Red Cross supporters have a new way to help save lives in January during National Blood Donor Month through blood and platelet donation with SleevesUp virtual blood drives.

January 21, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Area CASA sets 'Dancing...' fundraiser

Area residents, business leaders and "celebrities" gathered Friday at the La Quinta Inn in Flemington for the Atlantic Area Court Appointed Special Advocates' Dancing with the Stars kickoff event.

January 17, 2015 | By Jeremy McAbee Correspondent | Lifestyle


Beat the winter blues

As I age, I realize it has become harder for me to bounce back from … well, just about anything.

January 15, 2015 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle


Sound off for Jan. 15

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January 15, 2015 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


Artist's work on display at Hville gallery

The Hinesville Area Arts Council opened 2015 with a reception for local artist Ashley Kukula Cuevas last Thursday at the HAAC's downtown gallery on Commerce Street.

January 14, 2015 | By Jeremy McAbee Correspondent | Lifestyle


Second Harvest benefits from campaign

ATLANTA - Savannah-area customers and associates contributed more than $40,800 in six weeks to Kroger's 2014 Can Hunger Campaign and $10,000 to a second initiative benefiting America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia.

January 12, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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