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History of Halloween

The weather is turning cooler, baseball's post-season is in full swing and Halloween is upon us. Roadside stands are piled high with pumpkins, and the stores are stocked with ghosts, goblins and bags of Halloween candy (or sweets as we call them in England).

October 20, 2011 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Concert event set for Saturday

Fans of heavy metal and hardcore rock music will have the chance to experience local, regional and some national bands Saturday at Rocktoberfest at New Life Church on Hwy. 144 in Richmond Hill.

October 20, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Businesses offer style, beauty tips

Soft leather and fabrics as well as soft skin are where it's at this fall, and businesses in Richmond Hill are offering advice on style and beauty to inspire you to look and feel your best as temperatures drop and the holidays approach.

October 20, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Hobart helps United Way goal with $23,000

The United Way of Bryan County's annual campaign is well under way, and nearly half of its goal of $72,000 has been met thanks to the help of several local companies.

October 20, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Rotary supports schools, studens

The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill focused recently on the needs of young people in the community with the launch of an annual Youth Leadership Award, a presentation to the Junior Rotarian of the month and a substantial charitable donation to local schools.

October 19, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Classic Hollywood comes to Manor

When people hear "old Hollywood," Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn and James Dean usually come to mind.

October 19, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


RH Garden Club names yard of month

Mr. and Mrs. Billy Rawlings of Mulberry subdivision earned the yard of the month award for October recently from Richmond Hill Garden Club. They were also given a plaque and a gift card to Tim and Dave's Nursery.

October 19, 2011 | | Lifestyle


Garden club honors yards

The Pembroke Garden Club recently announced its Beauty Spot and Yard of the Month for October.

October 18, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Teens sought for YMCA program

The YMCA of Coastal Georgia is looking for teens interested in participating in its Teen Achievers program.

October 17, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Soldier show dazzles 3rd ID

When 3rd Infantry Division Pfc. Joseph Shaw took the stage at Fort Stewart's Newman Fitness Center on Wednesday night, he was there to offer military families a morale-boosting getaway - without the hassles of travel.

October 17, 2011 | By Danielle Hipps Correspondent | Lifestyle


Magnolia Manor resident celebrates 100 years

It's not every day that people get to celebrate 100 years of anything – let alone life. But Magnolia Manor on the Coast resident Phil Harris can say he has.

October 16, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Rock into the night with 38 Special

Legendary rockers 38 Special bring their signature Southern arena-rock sound to J.F. Gregory Park this evening as they headline the 13th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival at 9 p.m.

October 15, 2011 | Katie McGurl Special to the News | Lifestyle


Lasting memories from summer job

I had many summer jobs while growing up but none that could conjure up as many lasting memories as my summer job driving a taxicab.

October 14, 2011 | By Francis Bond | Lifestyle


Student to compete for Miss Georgia Teen

Fifteen-year-old Katie Ford will compete for the title of Miss Georgia Teen USA 2012 on Nov. 17-19 at the Woodland Performing Arts Theatre in Cartersville.

October 13, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Women's class feeds hunger for knowledge

Some women in Bryan County are feeding their appetite for knowledge thanks to the Ready, Set, Grow GED program being offered in Pembroke.

October 13, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


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Veteran Hall of Fame seeks nominations

The Georgia Military Veterans' Hall of Fame, beginning its second year, is seeking nominations for this year's class.

April 22, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Pageant brightened by corsages

Camellia Health and Rehab Center in Claxton sponsors a Mr. and Mrs. CHRC pageant for their residents each year in March, and this year Pembroke Garden Club contributed the corsages for the pageant.

April 21, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Unplanned vacations are fun

What do we know about vacations? The term means to vacate, a period of time which an employee is granted an exemption from all rules of employment.

April 21, 2014 | By Francis Bond Columnist | Lifestyle


Unity in Park festival has first meeting

The steering committee for the Unity in the Park Festival recently had its first meeting. The fsetival is set for May 31 in J.F. Gregory Park

April 21, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Rain breaks for annual Easter egg hunt

If you ever doubted the power of prayer, you should have been at the New Beginnings Community Church's annual Easter Extravaganza and egg hunt Saturday at J.F. Gregory Park.

April 21, 2014 | Steve Scholar Special to the News | Lifestyle


Europe, UK Easter traditions mirror US

Easter is, of course, one of the major Christian festivals across the world. While the religious meaning is the same, I find the history of many Easter traditions - and some of the cultural differences surrounding its celebration in the United Kingdom and the United States -interesting.

April 18, 2014 | By Lesley Frances Columnist | Lifestyle


Conservation efforts in Effingham get hand

Surrounded by cypress trees dating back more than a millennium and hosts of tupelo trees, Brian Cohen regaled a gathering of canoe- and kayak-paddlers with the story of Ebenezer Crossing.

April 18, 2014 | By Pat Donahue Correspondent | Lifestyle


Rabies clinic in North Bryan May 3

A rabies clinic will be held from 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, May 3, in the Lanier Primary School parking lot.

April 18, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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


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


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