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Pembroke Lions Club honors member

Pembroke Lions Club President Bill Anderson recently presented a Melvin Jones Foundation award to Lion Laverne Scott.

November 01, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Pembroke Garden Club member honored

On Oct. 11, seven members of the Pembroke Garden Club traveled to St. Simons Island for the 53rd Oleander District Meeting of the Garden Club of Georgia, of which the Pembroke Garden Club is a member.

October 31, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Visit takes aim at domestic violence

A small sign on the wall in the kitchen/dining room reads, "Hope," suggesting that hope is one of the many services provided by the Tri-County Protective Agency Inc., an emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence.

October 31, 2011 | By Randy C. Murray Staff writer | Lifestyle


Recession keeping retirees where they are

WASHINGTON (AP) - Many baby boomers say they're likely to stay put in retirement amid a shaky economy. Those who hope to buy a new place are looking for a smaller home somewhere with a better climate that's more affordable and close to family, a new poll finds.

October 29, 2011 | By Derek Kravitz Associated Press writer | Lifestyle


National, local bands rock out at Rocktoberfest

Crowds of teens and young adults gathered Saturday at Richmond Hill's New Life Church for Rocktoberfest, an all-day concert event featuring more than 40 hardcore, metal and Christian rock bands.

October 26, 2011 | Katie McGurl Special to the News | Lifestyle


Savannah's Law House on peril list

SAVANNAH - The W.W. Law House, 710 W. Victory Dr. in Savannah, has been named to The Georgia Trust's 2012 Places in Peril list, which identifies 10 Peach State historic sites threatened by demolition, neglect, lack of maintenance, inappropriate development or insensitive public policy. The Georgia Trust made the official announcement earlier today.

October 25, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


History of Halloween

The weather is turning cooler, baseball's post-season is in full swing and Halloween is upon us. Roadside stands are piled high with pumpkins, and the stores are stocked with ghosts, goblins and bags of Halloween candy (or sweets as we call them in England).

October 20, 2011 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Concert event set for Saturday

Fans of heavy metal and hardcore rock music will have the chance to experience local, regional and some national bands Saturday at Rocktoberfest at New Life Church on Hwy. 144 in Richmond Hill.

October 20, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Businesses offer style, beauty tips

Soft leather and fabrics as well as soft skin are where it's at this fall, and businesses in Richmond Hill are offering advice on style and beauty to inspire you to look and feel your best as temperatures drop and the holidays approach.

October 20, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Hobart helps United Way goal with $23,000

The United Way of Bryan County's annual campaign is well under way, and nearly half of its goal of $72,000 has been met thanks to the help of several local companies.

October 20, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Rotary supports schools, studens

The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill focused recently on the needs of young people in the community with the launch of an annual Youth Leadership Award, a presentation to the Junior Rotarian of the month and a substantial charitable donation to local schools.

October 19, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Classic Hollywood comes to Manor

When people hear "old Hollywood," Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn and James Dean usually come to mind.

October 19, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


RH Garden Club names yard of month

Mr. and Mrs. Billy Rawlings of Mulberry subdivision earned the yard of the month award for October recently from Richmond Hill Garden Club. They were also given a plaque and a gift card to Tim and Dave's Nursery.

October 19, 2011 | | Lifestyle


Garden club honors yards

The Pembroke Garden Club recently announced its Beauty Spot and Yard of the Month for October.

October 18, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Teens sought for YMCA program

The YMCA of Coastal Georgia is looking for teens interested in participating in its Teen Achievers program.

October 17, 2011 | 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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