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Tennis ball donation

July 28, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Garden club names top spots

The Pembroke Garden Club recently named its top lawn and beauty spot for July in recognition of all the work it takes to maintain them.

July 26, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


RHHS graduate finishes AF basics

Air Force Airman Diamond R. Stewart graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

July 26, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


RHHS graduate finishes AF basics

Air Force Airman Diamond R. Stewart graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

July 26, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


BS Troop 527 takes on Rockies

How do you spell adventure? Boy Scout Troop 527 of Richmond Hill United Methodist Church spells it 613-F. That was the expedition number assigned to our crew of 11 Scouts who recently completed a high country trek of 60 miles over 11 days at the Philmont Scout Ranch. The nearest metropolis is Cimarron, N.M., with a population of 1,053 souls. Philmont is the Boy Scouts of America's oldest national high-adventure base covering 127,395 acres of rugged mountain wilderness in the Sangre de Cristo (Blood of Christ) range of the Rocky Mountains in northern New Mexico.

July 21, 2010 | Steve and Bruce Slack Special to the News | Lifestyle


Law enforcement in the family

John Thomas Durden Jr., son of Atlanta Judicial Circuit District Attorney Tom Durden, recently completed his degree in criminal justice with an emphasis in computer technology at Middle Tennessee State University. The younger Durden is now a police officer with the city of Glennville.

Tom Durden said he is proud of the way his son approached his education and his choice in professions. He welcomed the new graduate to the law enforcement community and the Atlantic Judicial Circuit.

July 20, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


South Bryan Rec offers adults SHARP classes

SHARP is an adult group sponsored by the South Bryan County Recreation Department, Smart Healthy Adults of Richmond hill at Play.

July 19, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Liberty community leader turning 100

Mary LeCounte Baggs will join the century club July 23, when she will officially celebrate 100 years of a full and active life. Having lived in Riceboro all her life, Baggs has seen the dirt roads of early 20th century Liberty County paved over with change. And she has left her mark on the community.

July 19, 2010 | By Amy Johstono Special to the News | Lifestyle


Bacon family has reunion

Last month the descendants of Pembroke's first mayor, John Bacon and his wife Elizabeth Canady Bacon gathered at the J. Dixie Harn Community Center for their 10th Annual Bacon Family Reunion.

July 19, 2010 | | Lifestyle


See and be seen

July 14, 2010 | | Lifestyle


The next 7 days

July 14

July 14, 2010 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Businesswoman, world traveler grows with community

For the last four years, Kittie Franklin has served as Executive Director of the Richmond Hill - Bryan County (RHBC) Chamber of Commerce. In that time, she's helped to support and grow local businesses, making sure they find their niche in our community.

July 14, 2010 | By Katie McGurl Staff writer | Lifestyle


Biker gals take time to care for troops

Bomber Girls Ladies' Riding Club, a group of female motorcycle enthusiasts formed in 2007 with a goal of "supporting military personnel and their families," has been making an impact by holding local fundraising events to send care packages overseas to deployed soldiers.

July 14, 2010 | By Katie McGurl Staff writer | Lifestyle


New attorney to practice animal law

Richmond Hill's Ellen Cusimano graduted cum laude from Georgia State University College of Law on May 14 and will be practicing animal law and vet malpractice with VetCounsel, LLC.

July 14, 2010 | | Lifestyle


Church has military night out

July 14, 2010 | Special to the News | 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


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


Boat parade lights up Ogeechee

Not long after the sun went down Saturday night, a few hundred people gathered along the banks of the Ogeechee River at the Fort McAllister Marina for the 24th annual Lighted Boat Parade.

December 11, 2014 | By Rachael Hartman Correspondent | Lifestyle


Pembroke Christmas Parade, Festival Saturday

The 31st annual Christmas in Pembroke Parade and Festival runs from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday on Main Street and throughout the city. The event, sponsored by the 4-H club and the city of Pembroke, will feature food, music, a children's area, carnival activities on DuBois Square and entertainment throughout the day on the Railroad Street stage. Vendor booths open at 9 a.m., and the parade begins at 10 a.m. For more information, call 653-2231.

December 11, 2014 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Parade draws festive crowd to RH

Fog dissipated Saturday morning as families lined Ford Avenue, chattering excitedly in the crisp morning air as they awaited the start of the 19th annual Christmas Parade. Others packed into the Way Station Coffee Company to enjoy breakfast and hot coffee before the festivities began.

December 11, 2014 | By Rachael Hartman Correspondent | Lifestyle


Hinesville church goes global with nativities

Guests at St. Philip's Episcopal Church on Saturday marveled at international holiday scenes brought to Hinesville courtesy of the Episcopal Christian Women's ministry. The church's annual "nativities from around the world" event ran from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and featured a Christmas tree raffle.

December 10, 2014 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Lifestyle


Christmas bazaar draws creative crowd

The fifth annual Christmas Bazaar filled Dorchester Village Civic Center with the sights, sounds and smells of the season Saturday.

December 10, 2014 | By Tiffany King Correspondent | Lifestyle


Fort Morris celebrates holidays Colonial-style

Fort Morris State Historic Site hosted its annual Colonial Christmas festival on Saturday, giving visitors a taste of 18th century holiday traditions and seasonal entertainment.

December 10, 2014 | By Kayla Rand Correspondent | Lifestyle


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