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Rotary Club seeks charities for holidays

The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill is dedicating a percentage of its fundraising efforts this year to help local causes in the weeks leading up to Christmas.

December 07, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Garden Club names November honors

The Pembroke Garden Club named Tremble Funeral Home on Ledford Street the Yard of the Month for November and the club named Pembroke City Hall the Beauty Spot for November for the pansy bed around the city hall sign.

December 07, 2010 | | Lifestyle


Wreaths for vets in Glennville cemetery

Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery will host Wreaths Across America, a holiday wreath-laying ceremony, at noon Saturday, Dec. 11 to honor and remember the nation's veterans. The Bonaventure Society, Children of the American Revolution is coordinating the event to pay tribute to veterans of each branch of the military, the Merchant Marines, prisoners of war and those still missing in action.

December 06, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Local complets Air Force training

Air Force Airman Kevin M. Sullivan recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

December 01, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Roller derby rolls with local women

Aura Welch, Maria Martinez and Joyce Kelner are "fresh meat," enduring sore muscles and bruises from playing on a fast-paced and growing grassroots sport team.

November 29, 2010 | By Hallie D. Martin Staff writer | Lifestyle


Lions Club recognizes Marie Smith

Longtime Pembroke Lions Club member Marie L. Smith was recognized for her humanitarian work by Lions Club International and named a Melvin Jones Fellow on Nov. 16 by Joe Bill Brannon, Lions Club district governor. Brannon awarded Smith a plaque and said the Melvin Jones Fellowship is "the highest honor that a (Lions) club can give to an individual."

November 29, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Garden club has Thanksgiving meeting

The Pembroke Garden Club had a Thanksgiving-themed meeting Nov. 18 for its regular monthly meeting at the Pembroke Community Center. The guest speaker was Scott Thompson of Thompson's Garden Center on Hwy. 67. The club will have its annual Christmas luncheon on Thursday, Dec. 9, at the community center.

November 29, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Hunters organize to feed needy

Since 1993, hunters have been bringing meat to the tables of those in need through the Georgia Hunters for the Hungry program.

November 29, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Farm donates trees for troops

Some people give money during the holidays. Others give toys to needy children. And some, like Judy and Paschal Brewer, give Christmas trees.

November 29, 2010 | By Seraine Page Special to the News | Lifestyle


Church barbecue is taste of tradition

The 59th annual Richmond Hill United Methodist Church Bar-B-Q, Bazaar and Silent Auction brought a taste of tradition back in a big way on Saturday.

November 24, 2010 | By Katie McGurl Staff writer | Lifestyle


Cub scouts meet former NFL player

Cub Scout Pack 357 from Ellabell met Nov. 13 with former NFL player Terry Bryant.

November 22, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Groups work toward Veterinary Explorer post

PawParazzi and The Boy Scouts of America recently co-hosted a costume contest fundraiser to fund a new Veterinary Explorer Post program for Richmond Hill High School students.

November 22, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Planning for the parade

November 17, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Locals' son finish basic training

Army Reserve Pfc. Nicholas B. Longphre has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.

November 17, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Cities helping Mayors Christmas Motorcade

The cities of Pembroke and Richmond Hill will be doing their part to make the holiday season special for residents of Georgia's hospitals by serving persons with developmental disabilities and behavioral health needs through the Mayors' Christmas Motorcade.

November 17, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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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


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


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