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Common Threads knits for Special Olympics

Common Threads knitting group of the Richmond Hill Public Library joined other participating states in the 2011 Special Olympics USA Scarf Project.

January 24, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Tickets on sale for Rotary dance

Tickets are now available for the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill's charitable fundraising prom-themed dance at 7 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Richmond Hill City Center in J.F. Gregory Park.

January 24, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Former 486 scouts earns Eagle rank

A former member of Boy Scout Troop 486 in Richmond Hill has climbed the ranks to Eagle Scout in Colorado Springs, Colo.

January 24, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Highlights for Hope extends into Richmond Hill

Marie Winters always wears a lock of pink in her short hair. It's a sign of her support for people suffering from cancer.

January 19, 2011 | By Hallie D. Martin Staff writer | Lifestyle


What it takes to be a 'steel magnolia'

While city girls were learning how to open doors with just a smile, girls in Dixie were learning the ways and wiles of "Southern charm" and "Southern hospitality." At an early age, they learned to sprinkle their "magic dust" over others and reap the rewards.

January 19, 2011 | By Shirley Hiers Columnist | Lifestyle


Dancers place in ballroom competition

Area residents placed in the Professional American Style Smooth Division at the Savannah Dance Classic held Jan. 6-8.

January 17, 2011 | | Lifestyle


King honored on Fort Stewart

Savannah Mayor Otis Johnson based his address during a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. observance Wednesday at Fort Stewart not on King's legendary "I Have A Dream" speech, but on King's last book, prophetically titled "Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community." The book was published in 1967, one year before King's assassination and decades before most of Johnson's audience was born.

January 14, 2011 | By Denise Etheridge Special to the News | Lifestyle


Center trying to keep seniors covered

"Many seniors in our area go without heat during the cold months in order to pay for groceries, medications and other essential items," said Mary Foley, marketing director for Senior Citizens Inc. "For more than seven years, (our organization) has distributed blankets to those seniors in need. This year, with the help of Georgia Natural Gas and Starbucks Coffee, the 2011 Blanket Drive will serve communities in six counties in Coastal Georgia."

January 14, 2011 | By Denise Etheridge Special to the News | Lifestyle


Bidding adieu to the Breezeway

By Shirley Hiers

January 12, 2011 | By Shirley Hiers Columnist | Lifestyle


Lesson in Revolutionary history

A recent meeting of the Richmond Hill Historical Society featured Capt. Jonathan Fields lecturing on the role of Coastal Georgia during the Revolutionary War.

January 11, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


2011 off to running start for 12

Jenny Zervis eats what she wants to eat. It makes her happy.

January 11, 2011 | By Hallie D. Martin Staff writer | Lifestyle


Bring One for the Chipper Saturday

Discarded Christmas tress, some still with tinsel attached to branches are piling up in J.F. Gregory Park before the "Bring One for the Chipper Day," which is scheduled for Saturday. Residents can drop off old Christmas trees at any time this week at the park. The trees will be recycled into mulch Saturday. The "Chipper" day is a statewide annual event the city has participated in over the years. The first 250 residents to drop off their trees Saturday will receive a red maple tree.

January 05, 2011 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Richmond Hill yard of the month

The Richmond Hill Garden Club chose the home of Mr. and Mrs. William Hampton at 690 Sterling Road in The Cove as the Yard of the Month for December. They also received a gift card to Tim and Dave's Nursery.

January 05, 2011 | | Lifestyle


Local completes Air Force basics

Air National Guard Airman Arthur L. Flanders graduated recently from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

January 05, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


To tell, or not; that is the question

When you hear the word "secret," what thoughts come to mind? Is your first reaction one of excitement? Perhaps someone is planning a surprise party, a special guest is coming for a visit or your best friend is going to elope. For some, the word conjures up bad images. They become nervous, scared, almost paralyzed.

January 05, 2011 | By Shirley Hiers Columnist | Lifestyle


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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


Garden club tours GSU Botanical Garden

For their March meeting, the Pembroke Garden Club members enjoyed a trip to the Georgia Southern University Botanical Garden in Statesboro, also known as Garden of the Coastal Plain. The ladies enjoyed a tour of the garden led by guide Kathy Tucker, viewed the many variety of plants on the well-kept rounds, and the small one room schoolhouse on the premises; then enjoyed lunch at a local restaurant.

April 14, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Dinner, comedy for church fundraiser

Restoration Worship Center of Richmond Hill will present dinner and the comedic one-act play, "The Slabtown District Convention," at 6 p.m. May 10 at the Wetlands Center in J.F. Gregory Park.

April 13, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Ball game benefits youth emergency shelter

SAVANNAH - The Savannah Sand Gnats will have their fourth annual "Pack the Park" game, benefiting Park Place Outreach - Youth Emergency Shelter, starting at 7:05 p.m. April 29 at Grayson Stadium.

April 12, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Pembroke Garden Club honors residents

The Pembroke Garden Club recently named its beauty spot and yard of the month for March.

April 11, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Monster mash-up

ALL THE FANBOYS and gamer girls will come out to play this weekend, when GnomeCon descends upon Savannah like a beneficent dragon.

April 11, 2014 | Jessica Leigh Lebos Connect Savannah | Lifestyle


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