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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


Kayak races set for Tybee

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

August 21, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Rotary Club welcomes Scottish student

Clare McDevitt, center, of Edinburgh, Scotland, gets a warm welcome recently from members of the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill, as well as three other coastal Georgia Rotary Clubs, as she arrived at the Savannah Airport for the clubs' Global Rotary Student Program. While here, McDevitt will study at Armstrong Atlantic State University this school year and enjoy Rotarian hospitality and support until May 2013.

August 21, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Bands sought for Savannah’s 2nd rock marathon

SAVANNAH - Organizers of Savannah's second Rock 'n' Roll Marathon are seeking local bands to provide the event's live

August 21, 2012 | The Associated Press | Lifestyle


Area youngster shining on national motocross stage

Cameron Eason of Hinesville was shooting for the top at the 29th annual AMA Amateur National Motocross Championships, held July 29-Aug. 5 at Loretta Lynn's Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tenn.

August 19, 2012 | Patty Leon Special to the News | Lifestyle


Local group travels to Hawaii

Ten local folks smile for the camera during a cruise to Hawaii in late spring. They flew to San Diego, Calif., from Savannah and took the HAL Oosterdam, cruising to the Hawaiian Islands. They toured four of the islands, seeing such sites as Honolulu, Waikiki Beach, waterfalls and botanical gardens, and they attended a luau. Seated from left are Martha Harris and Gloria Carter; standing from left are Jo Ann Lanier, Joyce DuBois, Janet DuBois, Thomas Farlow, Diane Stewart, Pam Shuman, Kathy McCauley and Kathy Davis.

August 19, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Invasive species threaten a lot

I got a call last week from a UGA entomologist looking for information on kudzu bug in Georgia's coastal counties.

August 18, 2012 | Don Gardner Columnist | Lifestyle


Rotary Club experiences China during presentation

The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill was transported more than 8,000 miles to China during the group's weekly meeting Aug. 2 at the Richmond Hill City Center.

August 17, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Local teen strives to help those in need

Rachel Kicklighter enjoys spending her Sunday afternoons in Savannah's Forsyth Park.

August 16, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Georgia Aquarium makes learning fun for all ages

With 10 million gallons of fresh and salt water, the Georgia Aquarium is the largest aquarium in the world, according to the facility's website.

August 15, 2012 | Randy C. Murray Special to the News | Lifestyle


Phone companies losing broadband battle

NEW YORK - Phone companies are losing the high-speed Internet game. In the second quarter, the landline phone industry lost broadband subscribers for the first time, as cable companies continued to pile on new household and small business customers, thanks to the higher speeds they offer in most areas.

August 15, 2012 | By Peter Svensson Associated Press writer | Lifestyle


Atlanta Symphony Orchestra members to perform in Darien

Members of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will join the Geechee Gullah Ring Shouters to perform "Songs of the Georgia Sea Islands" at 7 p.m. Aug. 18 in the Archie B. Myers Sr. Fine Arts Center at the McIntosh Academy in Darien.

August 14, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Travels with the News

Richmond Hill resident Gene Brogden and his brother, Bill Brogden, smile from the Great Wall of China during a recent trip.

August 14, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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Historic document debuts at oyster roast

Guests at the Richmond Hill Historical Society's oyster roast Friday night made their way to Ford Plantation's 1930s oyster house via a sandy path lit by garden torches. Beneath a cold but clear sky, about 150 fundraiser attendees mingled amid live oaks, sampled the fare and awaited the premiere of the society's new documentary, "The Hidden History of Richmond Hill Georgia."

December 21, 2014 | By Samantha B. Koss Correspondent | Lifestyle


Let faith, hope, love guide you this season

"Faith is believing when common sense tells you not to." That is one of the more famous lines from the 1947 film, "Miracle on 34TH Street."

December 21, 2014 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle


RH Garden Club names yard of month

The Richmond Hill Garden Club awarded its December Yard of the Month to Sandy and Austin Andersen, who live at 500 Greenwich in Richmond Heights subdivision.

December 19, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Santa visits Sterling creek

Santa visited residents of Sterling Creek Plantation subdivision recently with the help of Bryan County Emergency Services. He rode a fire truck and stopped to hear what children wanted for Christmas.

December 19, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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


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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


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