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Conleys celebrate 60th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Willie Conley of Blitchton will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 26, 2010. The couple was married in the Ellabell United Methodist Church by Dr. Victor Bowers on Aug. 26, 1950.

August 23, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Rec directors contributions recognized

Pratt Lockwood, recreation director for North Bryan County Recreation, received the James Colley Award at the District 2 Georgia Parks and Recreation Association annual meeting on Aug. 11.

August 23, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Ten-year-old pays kindness forward

Last Christmas, Austin Morgan needed a little help. Money was tight for his family and the holidays weren't looking bright. In the nick of time, however, several groups came to the 10-year-old's aid - the Long County Wingmen Club, the Long County Star Program and the Ludowici Police Department. Members of the three organizations stuffed Austin's stocking with clothes and goodies and parked two shiny, new bicycles beneath his tree, giving the youngster a particularly memorable Christmas.

August 23, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Society dedicates gates at Sunbury Cemetery

Members of the Georgia Society Daughters of the American Colonists from across the state filed into a dew-laden area in front of Sunbury's Colonial Sunbury Cemetery Saturday morning. The pre-Revolutionary park's gates were being dedicated.

August 23, 2010 | By Frenchi Jones Correspondent | Lifestyle


Grief counselor reaches out to residents

Betsy Kammerud joined Hospice Savannah's Full Circle Center for Grief and Loss last year. Now, she said, she is delighted to bring her skills as a bereavement counselor to Liberty County. Each Wednesday afternoon, she will see children and adults in the education room at Liberty Regional Medical Center.

August 23, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Operation Christmas Child under way

Coastal Georgia recently kicked off this year's Operation Christmas Child campaign, a project designed to help children in need around the world. Coordinators in communities in and around Savannah are working to spread the word, get residents involved and collect donations.

August 23, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Colonial cemetery getting new gate

Liberty County's tranquil Colonial Sunbury Cemetery, located in a town long gone, will receive new wrought iron gates tomorrow.

August 20, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Special to the News | Lifestyle


Twenty-two donate for firefighter

Community members donated blood Friday afternoon to show their support for Terry Nielson, a Bryan County firefighter who is suffering from a serious medical condition at the Joseph M. Still Burn Center in Augusta.

August 19, 2010 | By Caitlyn Boza Staff writer | Lifestyle


Junior 4-H'ers have fun in the sun

Bryan County Junior 4-H'ers departed for Jekyll Island 4-H Center for a week of 4-H Summer Camp on July 5. Twenty-two upcoming 8th and 9th graders spent the week learning about Georgia's coastline and how to protect and preserve it. Camp counselors at Jekyll mixed learning with fun to make an exciting, unforgettable week of summertime fun. Day excursions included a scenic bike ride through the Jekyll Island Historic District, a trip to the Sea-Turtle Center, canoeing, a dolphin tour and walk around Raccoon Island, and an afternoon shopping on St. Simon's Island

August 19, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Thrift store serves needy, offers lessons to teens

When it comes to leveraging resources and mobilizing volunteers to help people in need, United Way of the Coastal Empire in Bryan County has its act together.

August 16, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Paramedic recognized for service

Bryan County resident Rodney Denmark, a paramedic with Med Star Ambulance Co., was recently recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Board of Directors for achieving 20 consecutive years as a nationally registered paramedic

August 16, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Fair pay crusader highlights post observance

Lilly Ledbetter didn't get a dime from her decade-long struggle to make fair pay a law. Ledbetter said she was just trying to do the right thing when she filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in July 1998 against her former employer, the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in Gadsden, Ala.

August 13, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Special to the News | Lifestyle


Blood drive benefits sick firefighter - CORRECTION

Correction: The blood drive will begin at 1 p.m. in front of Publix instead of 9 a.m. The blood drive will end at 6 p.m.

August 12, 2010 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Annual night out called big success

Tuesday was a big night on both ends of the county as communities celebrated National Night Out in Richmond Hill and Pembroke.

August 09, 2010 | By Caitlyn Boza Staff writer | Lifestyle


RHHS graduate earns Eagle rank

Russell Lawless, a 2010 graduate of Richmond Hill High School, was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout from Boy Scout Troop 400 on June 19, 2010, in an Eagle Court of Honor ceremony held at St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church.

August 04, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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RH Rotary hears Hunter's history

At the Nov. 13 weekly meeting of the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill, Bill Cathcart gave members a glimpse into the history of the life of pilot Frank "Monk" O'Driscoll Hunter and Hunter Army Airfield.

November 23, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Georgia mountains are real-life postcard

About half of Georgia's 56 State Parks and Historic Sites are located in the northern-most part of the state.

November 22, 2014 | Video by Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Lifestyle


Soprano sings for Festive Friday

Soprano, Savannah VOICE Festival artist and teacher Rebecca Flaherty performed a selection of popular and Broadway songs during Festive Friday on Nov. 15, at the Richmond Hill City Center. The evening raised funds to support scholarships and community outreach for the Savannah VOICE Festival. A "Diva Delight" cocktail was developed in honor of the occasion and many local music lovers including members of the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill attended.

November 21, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Rotary donates to Horsin' Around

Horsin' Around received a check for $1,200 from the Richmond Hill Rotary Club during the club's meeting Nov. 13.

November 21, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Learn to pick yourself up, get back in race

I think I finally have become famous.

November 20, 2014 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle


Sound off for Nov. 20

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November 20, 2014 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


Goldfish Club members appreciate 'Mae West'

My husband recently finished a nonfiction book called "The Goldfish Club" by Danny Danziger. He really enjoyed it and, considering this London club's interesting and transatlantic focus, suggested it would make a good subject for a column.

November 14, 2014 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Oyster roast benefits museum

Saturday marked the third year that the Midway Museum has hosted its fundraising oyster roast and sit-down dinner in the museum's lower floor.

November 14, 2014 | By John Wood Correspondent | Lifestyle


Bark Park has festival

Bryan County is going to the dogs - literally.

November 14, 2014 | By Steve Scholar Correspondent | Lifestyle


Arts on Coast has fall show

White globe lights, live music and friendly faces welcomed art lovers of all ages to the outdoor Arts on the Coast Fall Art Show on Saturday at the Richmond Court shopping plaza outside of Leahy Art Gallery.

November 13, 2014 | By Rachel Hartman Correspondent | Lifestyle


Pembroke volunteers sprice up Guido Gardens

"The Lord works in mysterious ways," is a trite saying that many use to explain coincidences. When it came to having repair work done at Guido Gardens, this saying proved itself to be true. Just ask Andrew Stallings of Pembroke.

November 13, 2014 | By Suzanne J. Tyson Guest columnist | Lifestyle


Singer to perform at Festive Friday

Rebecca Flaherty, a local soprano, will be the featured performer at the November Festive Friday fundraiser from 6-8 p.m. Friday at the Richmond Hill Civic Center.

November 13, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Sound off for Nov. 13

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November 13, 2014 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


RiceFest celebrates Geechee Gullah culture

Riceboro Mayor Bill Austin, City Councilman Chris Stacy and Geechee Gullah expert Jim Becote organized the first RiceFest, which was held seven years ago at the community center.

November 12, 2014 | By John Wood Correspondent | Lifestyle


Emergency services helping fight cancer

For the second year in a row, with the help from the community and partners, Bryan County Emergency Services raised awareness for breast cancer as well as $1,000 for a donation to Susan G. Komen of Coastal Georgia foundation.

November 07, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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