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Gospel festival held at Magnolia Manor

Magnolia Manor on the Coast in Richmond Hill held its first Gospel Music Festival by the lake in April.

May 18, 2012 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Gray’s Reef Sanctuary seeking council applicants

NOAA's Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary is seeking applicants for three seats on its advisory council representing the sport fishing, conservation and charter/commercial fishing communities. The council ensures public input in sanctuary management and provides advice to the sanctuary superintendent.

May 15, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Beulah group visits Guido Gardens

The Children in Action (CiA) class from Beulah Baptist Church recently took a trip to Guido Gardens in Metter. The greenery, flowers and tranquil waterfalls offered a gentle reminder to the group of the natural beauty of the world.

May 14, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Many yard issues to tackle

May is one of our busier months in the yard. I'll start with the lawn and move up and out from there.

May 11, 2012 | Don Gardner Columnist | Lifestyle


Garden Club does annual library-yard cleanup

Pembroke Garden Club President Diane Stewart, left, and club members Mary Warnell, Evelyn Barone, Virginia Quattlebaum, Tami Jo Hill, Roger Maine, Jean Faught and Benny Kangeter gather after cleaning and planting the yard at the Pembroke Public Library in April.

May 10, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


An English rose in Georgia

As part of my plan to better understand the history, geography and culture of this wonderful country that I now call my home, I recently visited Boston for a weekend with my husband.

May 09, 2012 | Lesley Francis Special to the News | Lifestyle


What goes up must come down, including balloons

Balloons. Balloons are fun decorations. Balloons can liven up a party. But releasing balloons into the air is littering.

May 08, 2012 | Peach Hubbard President, The Dolphin Project | Lifestyle


Boy Scout leaders honored

Local Scout leaders were recognized April 24 at the Pembroke City Volunteer Appreciation Banquet. Bill Bodmer, Lonnie Dombrowsky, Kristie Dombrowsky, Donnette Marriott and Levi Marriott stand with Mayor Mary Warnell as they were honored for their work in revamping the city baseball field concession stand and dugouts. Over the past year, Cub Scout Pack 141 has worked diligently scraping, painting and putting up vinyl siding to help the city make the ballpark useable again. City representatives say they are overjoyed with the Scouts' work.

May 07, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Local riders shine at horse show

Several riders from three local stables garnered top honors March 24 at the Dixie Stables' 34th annual spring horse show in Allenhurst.

May 07, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Garden Club picks lawn of the month

Garry and Elaine Kramer show off the yard of their Richmond Hill Plantation home. The Kramers were awarded Yard of the Month for April by the Richmond Hill Garden Club.

May 07, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Boston cemetery stirs up thoughts

As part of my plan to better understand the history, geography and culture of this wonderful country that I now call my home, I recently visited Boston for a weekend with my husband.

May 06, 2012 | Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


From day of prayer comes unity

Thursday marked the 61st annual National Day of Prayer observance, and around 20 people gathered on the front steps of Richmond Hill City Hall to pray for national, state and city leaders, families and others.

May 05, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Moore is ‘honored hero’ for night walk

Now in his 16th month of treatment for leukemia, 10-year-old Richmond Hill resident Dylan Moore has some celebrating to do.

May 05, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Pembroke Garden Club names yard of the month, beauty spot

Terry Hubbard of Pembroke was awarded the Pembroke Garden Club's April Yard of the Month. Meanwhile, the Pembroke Garden Club Beauty Spot for April was awarded to Eva Martin of Pembroke.

May 04, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Warnell family continues conservation legacy

The Warnell name is one that is well-known and respected in the forestry community.

May 03, 2012 | By Amelia Hinds Special to the News | Lifestyle


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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


Parade draws festive crowd to RH

Fog dissipated Saturday morning as families lined Ford Avenue, chattering excitedly in the crisp morning air as they awaited the start of the 19th annual Christmas Parade. Others packed into the Way Station Coffee Company to enjoy breakfast and hot coffee before the festivities began.

December 11, 2014 | By Rachael Hartman Correspondent | Lifestyle


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