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Southerners get married, divorced more

WASHINGTON - Singles, take note: With marriages at an all-time low, states in the South and West rank among the highest for couples hearing wedding bells. But many of these states also have higher rates of divorce.

August 25, 2011 | By Hope Yen Associated Press writer | Lifestyle


Warriors reel 'em in at inaugural derby

Hundreds of people gathered Saturday at Fort McAllister Marina to see which soldier from the Warrior Transition Unit at Fort Stewart had reeled in the biggest fish at the inaugural Wounded Warriors Fishing Tournament.

August 24, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


September busy at Dorchester Village

The Dorchester Village Civic Center in Midway will host special events in the next few months in its newly renovated building.

August 23, 2011 | By Meredith Brown Correspondent | Lifestyle


Garden Club highlights beauty

Pembroke Garden Club reccently announced its yard and beauty spot for August.

August 22, 2011 | | Lifestyle


Constitution seminar coming here

State Sen. Barry Loudermilk, the founder of Firm Reliance, a non-partisan, nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote civic literacy, will present a one-day workshop called "Foundations of Freedom" on the U.S. Constitution from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sept. 24. in Richmond Hill.

August 18, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Lessons from plugging a hole

I got all shook up seeing my nearly new tire cast out as if it had been worn out.

August 17, 2011 | By Francis Bond Columnist | Lifestyle


Piece of history found in Ogeechee

Brett Kramer, 9, of Richmond Hill found an old wooden nail recently at the old mill site at Mill Hill on the Ogeechee River near Seven Mile Bend. He and his family believe it's from one of the docks that lined the Ogeechee during the Henry Ford era. If you know more about this type of nail or where it came from, call our Sound Off line at 344-9601.

August 17, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Stewart seeks Public Lands Day volunteers

The Environmental Division at Fort Stewart will host a cemetery cleanup Sept. 24 at Little Creek Cemetery. Volunteers will visit one of the largest, and because of training, least-visited cemeteries on Fort Stewart.

August 16, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


American vs. U.K. schools

As the kids go back to school in Coastal Georgia this month, it still strikes me – even though this is my third summer living here – as peculiar that the school year begins now during the heat of summer when most of Europe is at the beach.

August 12, 2011 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Folks brave rain to support warriors, enjoy music

The free concert Friday in J.F. Gregory Park, sponsored by the Fort McAllister Sport Fishing Club, Southern Eagle Distributing and the city of Richmond Hill, followed an appreciation dinner for soldiers from the Warrior Transition Unit at Fort Stewart and helped kick off the Wounded Warrior Fishing Rodeo, which is set for Aug. 20. Interested boat captains can volunteer their time, fuel and expertise by calling 856-2727.

August 11, 2011 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Body-friendly foods to better health

Can food help protect your skin? You bet it can.

August 10, 2011 | By Robyn Kretschmar Columnist | Lifestyle


Recital benefits Ronald McDonald House

Students of Dasher's Piano Studio, Elizabeth Van Hoy and Savannah Music Teachers Association recently performed at Memorial University Health Center in Savannah to raise funds for the local Ronald McDonald House.

August 10, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Scouting's Venturing drawing youth in

Venturing is one of the fastest growing Boy Scouts of America programs today, here in the local area as well as across the country. Young men and women learn leadership skills while engaging in challenging outdoor activities and community service.

August 08, 2011 | By Denise Etheridge Correspondent | Lifestyle


Teens stir crowds, funds with concert fundraiser

More than $1,000 was raised Saturday at a benefit concert to help the family of the 9-year-old Richmond Hill boy, Dylan Moore, who is battling leukemia.

August 03, 2011 | Crissie Elrick and Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Local sailor departs Italy aboard USS Bush

Navy Airman Meosha L. Brunson, daughter of Darlene Brunson of Pembroke, alongside around 5,500 sailors attached to USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77), recently departed Naples, Italy.

August 01, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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Citizens EMS academy planned

Bryan County Emergency Services has announced the inaugural Citizens Emergency Services Academy will run from 7-10 p.m. for eight consecutive Thursdays beginning Sept. 11 and concluding Oct. 30.

August 20, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Hill honored for service

Pembroke City Clerk Betty Hill was surprised at Pembroke's recent city council meeting with a gift from Mayor Mary Warnell in recognition of Hill's 20 years as city clerk.

August 20, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Ice-bucket challenge is raising lots of money

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has soaked the nation from head to toe in water that is too cold to drink.

August 19, 2014 | By Dave Noriega KSL | Lifestyle


Drivers needed for cancer patients

SAVANNAH - To ensure cancer patients get to those much-needed treatments, the American Cancer Society provides free rides through its Road To Recovery program.

August 18, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Senior Citizens Day celebrated Aug. 21

The Suites at Station Exchange invites the public to enjoy a train-themed event and hear a special announcement to celebrate National Senior Citizen's Day from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21 at 3205 TSX Grand Central in Richmond Hill.

August 18, 2014 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Lifestyle


Information wanted for community calendar

The Bryan County News is looking to beef up its print and online community calendars.

August 18, 2014 | Staff Report Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Biggest enemy in ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2’ is a too-busy plot

EDITOR'S NOTE: DVDs reviewed in this column will be available in stores the week of Aug. 18.

August 18, 2014 | By Sam Struckhoff King Features Syndicate | Lifestyle


Volunteers needed to transport cancer patients

SAVANNAH - To ensure cancer patients get to treatments, the American Cancer Society provides free rides through its Road To Recovery program.

August 13, 2014 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Lifestyle


Dairy Queen to raise funds for area CMN Hospital

Participating Dairy Queen stores around th Coastal Empire will hold a Miracle Treat Day fundraiser Thursday.

August 13, 2014 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Lifestyle


Photography workshop planned at wildlife refuge

Acclaimed photographer John Reed will present his End of Summer Nature Photography Workshop on Sept. 13-14 at Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge near Folkston.

August 11, 2014 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Lifestyle


‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ ends summer on a high note

On the surface, "Guardians of the Galaxy," now in theaters, seems like a parody of the Marvel movie universe, but it actually succeeds as a stand-alone effort. For most of its running time, it's at once smart, hilarious, visually spectacular and has heart.

August 11, 2014 | By Justin Hall Film Critic | Lifestyle


Bedspread derby race set

Family Promise of Bryan County is holding a Bedspread Derby Race on Nov. 1 at First Baptist Church of Richmond Hill.

August 11, 2014 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Lifestyle


Local author, chocolatier Willis having book signing

In conjunction with the August book room sale, the Richmond Hill Library and the Friends of the Richmond Hill Library will host a book signing by local author and chocolatier David Willis from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16.

August 11, 2014 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Lifestyle


Armstrong's nod to liberal arts starting

SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University has announced the schedule for the 2014-15 Moveable Feast lecture and performance series, presented by the university's College of Liberal Arts in historic venues throughout Savannah. All events are free and open to the public.

August 08, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


A somber anniversary of war

Many of my columns are pretty light in tone and content as I generally aim to amuse as well as enlighten readers. This is not one of those columns.

August 07, 2014 | By Lesley Frances Columnist | Lifestyle


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