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Sullivan opens series with ‘Spanish’ lecture

Local author and historian Buddy Sullivan kicked off the Richmond Hill Historical Society's 2012 lecture series Thursday evening at the Richmond Hill Museum with a talk on "Spanish Settlements in Coastal Georgia from 1526 to 1742."

January 14, 2012 | Caitlyn Boza Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Money makes the world go round

As we all think about budgeting for the year ahead and the money spent over the holidays, the issue of cash is on many of our minds. You may not be aware of the potential confusion and differing attitudes faced by those of us not born in the U.S. when it comes to handling money here.

January 12, 2012 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Group collects oyster shells to help restore habitat

While many people have begun to reduce, reuse and recycle in efforts to "go green," residents in Bryan County now have the opportunity to recycle and reuse a sometimes overlooked item.

January 12, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Chief sings at garden club meeting

Pembroke Police Chief Mark Crowe and Ashley Tyson perform as the special guests Dec. 8 at the Pembroke Garden Club's Christmas luncheon. Club members enjoyed the Christmas carols and singing and thank Crowe and Tyson for sharing their voices.

January 10, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Christmas tree recycling ends today

Christmas trees piled up all week in J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill in anticipation of becoming mulch for city landscapes.

January 07, 2012 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Concert today in J.F. Gregory Park

Several young and aspiring musicians will be offering up some free entertainment today at the amphitheater in J.F. Gregory Park.

January 07, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Fallen soldier's family honors hospice

Hospice Savannah Inc. recently served a young soldier, Staff Sgt. Jermaine Seabrook of the Warrior Transition Battalion's Bravo Company on Fort Stewart. For six months, Seabrook was cared for in his home and at Hospice House, where he died Sept. 2.

January 04, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


New Year traditions in the US and UK

I have just returned from a visit to the land of my birth and while it was lovely to see family and friends, I was glad to return to warm Coastal Georgia – mainly because the temperature was between 30 and 40 degrees the whole time I was in England. It went dark at 3: 30 p.m., and I only saw the sun, briefly – twice in 12 days due to cloud, rain and snow.

December 31, 2011 | Lesley Francis | Lifestyle


Dog makes woman's condition more manageable

For Dallas LaPointe, having seizures is a part of her life. But with a new friend that she received from Long County, the seizures may be a little less dangerous.

December 25, 2011 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Book captures spirit of Army

Local author and columnist Carol Megathlin admitted that war had a different meaning for her as a civilian, but that was before she got to know some soldiers and military families on a personal level.

December 24, 2011 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Lifestyle


Letters to Santa: G.W. Carver, Richmond Hill

Students across the county wrote down their Christmas wishes for Santa Claus. To make sure he knows what they want, the Bryan County News is going to help deliver their messages as quickly as possible. The following letters are from G.W. Carver Elementary School and Richmond Hill Elementary School students. (Letters are printed as written):

December 22, 2011 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


WaterWays celebrates first Christmas with family activities

WaterWays Township celebrated its first holiday season Saturday with the inaugural Homes for the Holidays open house.

December 21, 2011 | Caitlyn Boza Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Pembroke raffles $300 in sporting goods

Henry Crummley of Ellabell won the American Legion Post 164's raffle for a $300 gift certificate to Southern Sportsman. Post members thank Southern Sportsman for their participation, as well as all who purchased tickets. Revenue from the raffle will help with expenses of the post home, which hosts Cub Pack 141 and the 4-H shooter program.

December 19, 2011 | | Lifestyle


Letters to Santa: Bryan County Elementary

Students across the county wrote down their Christmas wishes for Santa Claus. To make sure he knows what they want, the Bryan County News is going to help deliver their messages as quickly as possible. The following letters are from Bryan County Elementary School students. (Letters are printed as written):

December 19, 2011 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Stray cat becomes Wild Thing, part of family

It is said that some animals are our best friends. Most of the time, we are referring to the dog. But then there are others - cats, squirrels, horses, chickens, and on and on.

December 16, 2011 | By Francis Bond Columnist | Lifestyle


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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


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


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