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Holiday events offer family fun

Labor Day marks the unofficial end to summer, but area residents still have plenty of opportunities to celebrate the end of the season with various weekend events.

August 29, 2012 | Staff report Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Baby Expo helps new, expectant parents

More than 600 expectant parents participated in Winn Army Community Hospital's second annual Baby Expo from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the hospital.

August 29, 2012 | Randy C. Murray Special to the News | Lifestyle


Bike tours set for Harris Neck

Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge will host free bike tours Sept. 1 and 8 as part of its new Conservation Cycle program.

August 29, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Kayak races set Sept. 15 for Tybee Island

The 14th annual Tybee Island Sea Kayak Races will be Sept. 15 at A-J's Dockside, 1315 Chatham Ave. on Tybee Island.

August 28, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Artists reception planned for Richmond Hill Museum

The Richmond Hill Historical Society will present "Flora, Fauna and Faces of Bryan County," a collection of original art work from local artists from 6-8:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Richmond Hill Museum on Highway 144.

August 27, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Gulfstream employees give teen center ‘facelift’

Gulfstream employees gather Aug. 11 after helping give the Richmond Hill Teen Center a "facility facelift" during a volunteer day hosted by United Way HandsOn Savannah. The effort was part of a large-scale day of service for volunteer projects in Bryan, Chatham and Effingham counties.

August 26, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Pembroke Garden Club

Billy and Jewell Kennedy of Pembroke stand amongst the bird bath and other decorative yard ornaments that landed them the Beauty Spot award for August from the Pembroke Garden Club.

August 25, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


U.S., England have changing tastes in beer

I have to confess that I am not a beer lover - I prefer a glass of wine with dinner, the occasional cocktail or pink champagne. However, with the approach of the Savannah Craft Brew Fest, which drew more than 4,000 attendees last year and takes place during the Labor Day weekend, I am reminded of the differences between traditional English beer and this patriotic American tipple.

August 24, 2012 | Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Book reveals untold stories of St. Catherines Island

Two Georgia men have opened a treasure chest filled with precious jewels of information to enjoy.

August 23, 2012 | Margie Love Special to the News | Lifestyle


Skaters show skills at ‘Throwdown’

Despite Saturday's heat and the threat of skinned knees and elbows, dozens of skating enthusiasts turned out for Pembroke's first-ever skateboard competition, the Country Town Throwdown, at the city's skate park at the J. Dixie Harn Community Center.

August 22, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Listen to radio? Watch TVs? Not class of 2016

MILWAUKEE - Remember when suitcases had to be carried instead of rolled? Or when an airline ticket was a booklet of pages separated by carbon paper? Maybe you remember when Lou Gehrig held the Major League record for consecutive baseball games played.

August 21, 2012 | By Dinesh Ramde Associated Press writer | Lifestyle


Music lineup set for Blues and BBQ Festival

The musical lineup has been announced for the ninth annual Blues and BBQ Festival, set for Sept. 29 in the parking lot across from the Justice Center on M.L. King Jr. Drive in Hinesville.

August 21, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Headliners named for inaugural St. Simons food festival fundraiser

SAINT SIMONS ISLAND - Headliners have been announced for the inaugural Saint Simons Food & Spirits Festival, which will be held Sept. 21-23 on Saint Simons Island.

August 21, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Legion Post 164 installs officers

American Legion Post 164 of Pembroke installed officers for the 2013 Legion year during its July 12 meeting. Shown here from left are: Past Commander Woody Turner, service officer; Ernie Mitchell, commander; James McKinney, senior vice commander; and Bill Anderson, junior vice commander. Also installed but not shown are: Past Commander Joe Lewis, chaplain; Richard Smith, sergeant at arms; Past Commander B.J. Clark, post adjutant and 1st District officer who performed the installation.

August 21, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


‘Bourne Legacy’ decent but pointless

There have been four Jason Bourne films, but the recently released "The Bourne Legacy" is the first one that doesn't star Matt Damon.

August 21, 2012 | Sasha McBrayer Film critic | Lifestyle


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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


Chili puts pep in park visitors' step

A hungry crowd packed the pavilion at J.F. Gregory Park on Friday night for the 13th annual Chili Cook-Off in Richmond Hill. Holiday music played over a loud speaker as attendees strolled past vendor booths, stopping frequently to sample the offerings, which ranged from spicy to mild.

December 12, 2014 | By Rachael Hartman Correspondent | Lifestyle


Sound off for Dec. 11

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December 11, 2014 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


Boat parade lights up Ogeechee

Not long after the sun went down Saturday night, a few hundred people gathered along the banks of the Ogeechee River at the Fort McAllister Marina for the 24th annual Lighted Boat Parade.

December 11, 2014 | By Rachael Hartman Correspondent | Lifestyle


Pembroke Christmas Parade, Festival Saturday

The 31st annual Christmas in Pembroke Parade and Festival runs from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday on Main Street and throughout the city. The event, sponsored by the 4-H club and the city of Pembroke, will feature food, music, a children's area, carnival activities on DuBois Square and entertainment throughout the day on the Railroad Street stage. Vendor booths open at 9 a.m., and the parade begins at 10 a.m. For more information, call 653-2231.

December 11, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


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