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RH Garden Club hears about projects

The January 2014 meeting of the Richmond Hill Garden Club featured Midnight Star Pottery owner Erica Childress demonstrating pottery projects for the garden.

January 22, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Pembroke man puts muscle into one boy’s fight against cancer

Joseph Walraven got into powerlifting because he wanted to get in shape, but it's become a way he can help someone else get well.

January 22, 2014 | Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Sexual-assault nurse training set

The Rape Crisis Center has announced that the upcoming sexual-assault nurse examiner training, provided by the Georgia Network to End Sexual Assault, will be March 22-25 in Savannah.

January 19, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Christmas decorations honored

The Pembroke Garden Club recently announced the winners of the Christmas decoration contest for Pembroke businesses.

January 17, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Book fest guests include Scott Turow

SAVANNAH - Scott Turow will be the featured author at the 2014 Savannah Book Festival SBF@SCHOOLS student session Feb. 13.

January 13, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


School children donate food

Lanier Primary School students collected more than 800 food items between Thanksgiving and Christmas for the Bryan County Family Connection food bank.

January 10, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Old wars can spark special relationships

When I was growing up in England, there was a famous sitcom called "Fawlty Towers," written by and starring Monty Python star John Cleese. The plot focused around fictional Basil Fawlty (Cleese), an appallingly rude hotel owner. Only 12 episodes were ever made, and in 2000 the British Film Institute voted the series the best British Television series of all time.

January 10, 2014 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Good butter beans are hard to find

Georgia writer Flannery O'Connor was mistaken - a good man isn't so hard to find, but finding a good bowl of butter beans can sometimes be challenging, unless you cook them yourself.

January 09, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Lifestyle


Post's behavioral health clinic moves

Due to a ruptured pipe and flooding, the staff of Marne Behavioral Health, 206 Harmon Ave., on Fort Stewart, has temporarily moved to the second floor of the new Liberty Wing at Winn Army Community Hospital.

January 08, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Emancipation celebrated after 151 years

Wednesday's rainy weather did not dampen the spirits of members of Liberty County's African-American community, many of whom gathered on New Year's Day at Thebes African Methodist Episcopal Church in Midway to celebrate the 151st anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation's signing.

January 06, 2014 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Lifestyle


Play it again

2013 was a great year for recreation in Bryan County, where hundreds of kids got the chance to run, jump, skate, score, cheer, throw, pass, catch and tackle - and learn to have fun in the process. Our RecPlay photographers were there for the ride.

January 03, 2014 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Local culinary heroes teach, inspire

I emulate Biblical role models like Joshua, David, Peter and Paul. Jesus is more than a role model. He's God. I also look up to military heroes like Francis Marion, John Singleton Mosby, Alvin York, Audie Murphy and Paul R. Smith. It's my culinary heroes, though, who teach me new recipes and inspire me to develop my own skills in the kitchen or at the grill.

January 01, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Lifestyle


Garden club has holiday luncheon

The Pembroke Garden Club held its annual Christmas luncheon on Dec. 5 at the Dixie Harn Community Center.

January 01, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Scout councils considering merger

SAVANNAH - The Coastal Empire Council, Boy Scouts of America and the Okefenokee Area Council, Boy Scouts of America have announced they are currently exploring the possibility of combining forces to form a new Coastal Georgia Council.

December 30, 2013 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Homelessness spikes after holidays

Not everyone has a home for the holidays. The homeless do exist here in Liberty County though they rarely are seen on the streets. Not all homeless find themselves on park benches, in tents or sleeping in their vehicles. Many area homeless individuals and families seek temporary lodgings at area motels or rely on family and friends to shelter them.

December 26, 2013 | By Denise Etheridge Correspondent | 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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