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Hville man wins $20,000 in lotto

ATLANTA - One Hinesville man is dancing a jig since winning a prize from the Georgia Lottery. Felix Santos won a $20,000 prize, taxes paid, after being selected as a winner in the Aug. 10 $3,000,000 Taxes Paid Weekly Extra Chance drawing.

August 31, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Stitching with love for Project Linus

The hum of sewing machines filled the Richmond Hill Public Library on Saturday when members of the Project Linus Greater Savannah Chapter gathered to create special blankets for local children in need.

August 31, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Kids catch summer fun at tournament

Nearly 150 children broke out their fishing poles and tackle Saturday to compete in the annual Bryan County Bass Masters Kids Fishing Tournament at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.

August 31, 2011 | Caitlyn Boza Special to the News | Lifestyle


Brides-to-be get a how-to

Brides-to-be and their helpers get advice on wedding photography and portraits, above, and tips on bouquets and flower arrangements, right, Sunday during the Elegance in the Park bridal show at the Richmond Hill City Center in J.F. Gregory Park. Around 250 attendees met with 30 vendors for their wedding needs.

August 31, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Food distribution this week in RH, Pembroke

The Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority will distribute U.S. Department of Agriculture surplus commodity foods to eligible area residents from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. today at 508 Timber Trail in Richmond Hill and from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday and Friday at the J. Dixie Harn Community Center at 91 Lanier St. in Pembroke.

August 31, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Library gets book donation

The Richmond Hill Public Library recently added some new books to its collection after two former Savannah authors offered up a generous donation.

August 29, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


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


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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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