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Native American site in Macon to be excavated

MACON, Ga. (AP) - A local archaeologist is planning the first major excavation of Creek Indian towns along the Ocmulgee River since digs at the Ocmulgee National Monument mounds during the Depression. The first of three excavations is slated for a popular park within the Macon city limits.

October 07, 2012 | By S. Heather Duncan Macon Telegraph | Lifestyle


The interesting journey to citizenship

Two weeks ago, one day after the 225th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution and exactly 219 years after George Washington laid the cornerstone of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington D.C., I went to Atlanta and wept. But don't worry these were not tears of sadness but rather tears of joy: I raised my right hand and swore an oath of allegiance to the United States of America. I became a naturalized American citizen.

October 07, 2012 | Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Young RH author to hold book signing

Richmond Hill's own Mark Taylor will hold a signing event for his new book on political activism, "Is the American Dream a Farce?" from 2-3 p.m. Saturday at The Ice Cream Stop in the Publix shopping center on Highway 144.

October 05, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Longs awarded Yard of the Month

Steve and Valentina Long of Sterling Woods Drive in Sterling Woods subdivision are given the Yard of the Month award for October by Cathy Jahn on behalf of the Richmond Hill Garden Club. The couple also received a gift certificate to Tim and Dave's Nursery in Richmond Hill.

October 04, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Southeast starting to don fall colors

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- As days get shorter and nights become chillier, the annual fall foliage show is getting under way in the Southeast.

October 03, 2012 | By Randall Dickerson Associated Press writer | Lifestyle


Festival draws support for Carver, RH Primary

Hundreds of kids were beaming with smiles Saturday as they enjoyed carnival-style games, sweet treats and more at George Washington Carver Elementary School during the third annual Fall Festival.

October 03, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Baby bust continues

NEW YORK - U.S. births fell for the fourth year in a row, the government reported Wednesday, with experts calling it more proof that the weak economy has continued to dampen enthusiasm for having children.

October 03, 2012 | By Mike Stobbe Associated Press writer | Lifestyle


Flu shots to be given in public schools

MACON - School nurses across Georgia are getting ready to hold special clinics to help more students get their flu shots.

October 02, 2012 | Associated Press | Lifestyle


Police epic ‘End of Watch’ features great story on brotherhood

Most of you likely have watched "Training Day," which starred Denzel Washington and Ethan Hawke as mentor and rookie cops, respectively, who go on a gritty ride through LA's streets. It has become one of the most memorable cop movies of all time.

October 02, 2012 | Sasha McBrayer Film critic | Lifestyle


Outdoor day equals family fun

Tatty and Stacy Amour patiently wait for a tug on the fishing line while enjoying Outdoor Adventure Day on Sept. 22 at the Richmond Hill Fish Hatchery.

October 02, 2012 | Julia Harrison Special to the News | Lifestyle


RH Garden Club spruces up butterfly garden

The Richmond Hill Garden Club gardening team, better known as the G-Team, spent Friday working at Devaul Henderson Park.

October 02, 2012 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Young sea turtle to make public debut

In August 2011, a tiny loggerhead sea turtle was born on Ossabaw Island. Unlike his brothers and sisters, it wasn't able make his way to the ocean.

October 02, 2012 | Mike Sullivan Special to the News | Lifestyle


Richmond Hill resident speaks at medical center grand opening

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal joined hundreds of patients, caregivers, community members and public officials Sept. 18 to celebrate the grand opening of Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Newnan, south of Atlanta.

October 01, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Prepare well for our insect friends when heading outdoors

We have enjoyed some extraordinarily pleasant weather during the past couple weeks. Like critters holed up in a gopher-tortoise burrow while the prescribed burn passes, folk are emerging from the air-conditioned comfort of their homes to enjoy the weather by working in their yards or getting ready for deer season.

September 30, 2012 | Don Gardner Columnist | Lifestyle


A rope, a deer and a display of courage

He spent his young life working and performing in rodeos until he attained fame. Working the rodeo circuits, during the 1930s, throughout the West was his world, but his alcoholic habits, his health and his age brought him to the end of his career. He even had trouble keeping a job as a simple ranch hand.

September 30, 2012 | Francis Bond Columnist | Lifestyle


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City officials attend Mayors' Day

ATLANTA - Richmond Hill Mayor Harold Fowler and city-council members Russ Carpenter, Johnny Murphy and John Fesperman were among the nearly 1,000 city officials who attended the Georgia Municipal Association's annual Mayors' Day Conference held Jan. 23-26 in Atlanta.

February 27, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Learn to go slow in life to get on a healthy path

"I'm in a hurry to get things done; I rush and rush until life's no fun. All I really gotta do is live and die, but I'm in a hurry and don't know why." - Alabama

February 26, 2015 | By Rich DeLong | Lifestyle


Chili, fellowship part of tradition

Pembroke's Janice Palmer served up bowl after bowl of her chili Saturday to dozens of eager and smiling visitors at the community's annual chili cook-off.

February 26, 2015 | By Steve Scholar Correspondent | Lifestyle


Sound off for Feb. 26

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February 26, 2015 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


Author and historian to speak at Richmond Hill History Museum

Author and historian Buddy Sullivan will be the keynote speaker for the Richmond Hill History Museum's monthly lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 5, at 11460 Ford Ave.

February 26, 2015 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Lifestyle


Kroger, Heart Assoc. fight disease together

ATLANTA - Kroger's Georgia stores and the American Heart Association teamed up this month to help fight heart disease - the No. 1 cause of death of both men and women in the state, and the leading cause of death in the United States - during American Heart Month.

February 26, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Area teens inducted into teen honor group

The members of Bryan-Liberty Counties Chapter of Top Ladies of Distinction announced the chartering and induction of 12 teens to the Bryan-Liberty Counties Chapter of Top Teens of America in November at the Liberty County/Armed Forces Branch YMCA.

February 21, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Rotary Club hears about singing competition

The Richmond Hill Rotary Club recently honored its junior Rotarian of the month and heard about the upcoming American Traditions Competition in Savannh. Details are in the captions of the accompanying photos.

February 20, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Diving into the 'Harry Potter' generation

Earlier this month I took my niece and her boyfriend, who were visiting us from England, to Florida and specifically at their request to see "The Wizarding World of Harry Potter" at Universal Studios in Orlando.

February 19, 2015 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Diving headlong into the ‘Harry Potter’ generation

Earlier this month I took my niece and her boyfriend, who were visiting us from England, to Florida and specifically at their request to see "The Wizarding World of Harry Potter" at Universal Studios in Orlando.

February 19, 2015 | By Lesley Francis Bryan County News columnist | Lifestyle


Sound off for Feb. 19

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February 19, 2015 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


Unity founders discuss work on talk show

Unity in the Community was invited to a live Sirius XM satellite-radio talk show Friday, Feb. 13, in Washington, D.C.

February 19, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


RH Rotary raises $25,000 to support community

February 16th, last Saturday evening on Valentine's Day the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill not only brought a fantastic evening to the Richmond Hill City Center but also raised around $25,000 to help our local community.

February 16, 2015 | By Leslie Francis Special to the News | Lifestyle


Research recommends sleeping on it

There's a whole bunch of news out there on TV lately. As usual with news reports, you have the good, the bad and the ugly.

February 12, 2015 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle


Sound off for Feb. 12

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February 12, 2015 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


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