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Pretty in pink; even firefighters

Real men wear pink and so does their fire truck.

April 30, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Special to the News | Lifestyle


Toastmaster convention in Savannah

Savannah will host the Georgia Toastmasters convention Friday-Sunday, May 7-9, at the Hyatt Regency on River Street.

April 30, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Ribbon walk ties families to deployed soldiers

A crowd of Army spouses, children and dogs, most clad in bright yellow T-shirts, gathered under gray, drizzly skies Saturday for the Yellow Ribbon Walk on Fort Stewart. The walk marked the halfway point for the 3rd Infantry Divisions Run/Walk To and From Iraq/Afghanistan, an exercise and morale boosting initiative begun in January.

April 28, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Special to the News | Lifestyle


Spirit of Peace breaks ground on new home

Sixty-three members of Spirit of Peace Lutheran Church gathered on Saturday, March 27, for their historic groundbreaking service. Everyone gathered on a portion of the 4-acre property to listen to the scriptures, offer prayers of thanksgiving to God and consecrate the land for the construction of their new church home. Several adults were chosen to officially break the ground and then the children of Spirit of Peace joined in with their own trowels.

April 27, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Military children enjoy post Wheels Day

Preschoolers eagerly waited for a turn to sit in the driver's seat during Wheels Day Friday on Fort Stewart. Military children from the installation's Child Development Centers were given a tour of numerous emergency and service vehicles, including a Hinesville police car, an Army humvee, a Forestry Division front-end loader and a Fort Stewart Fire Department ladder truck.

April 27, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Special to the News | Lifestyle


CASA to celebrate moms at luncheon

The Atlantic Area Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) will hold its second annual Mother's Day Luncheon at noon Thursday, May 6, at the Chatham Club in the Desoto Hilton Hotel. The theme is "Every Child Deserves a Good Mother." The cost is $50 per person and proceeds benefit CASA. Checks can be mailed to Savannah CASA, 428 Bull St., suite 205, Savannah, GA 31401. Donations are tax deductible.

April 27, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Meet Pembroke Library manager

Meet Nancy Nubern, manager of the Pembroke Public Library.

April 27, 2010 | By Jeff Whitten Editor | Lifestyle


News looking for cute kids

The Bryan County News is having a "Cutest Kids" contest. To enter, upload your child's photo at www.bryancountynews.net/cutestkids

April 26, 2010 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Community announcements for April 26

Car show

April 26, 2010 | Staff reports | Lifestyle


Beauty spots in Pembroke

Pembroke Garden Club recently announces its beauty awards for April. The picture captions give the details.

April 22, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


One Relay done, another Friday in Bryan County

Relay For Life of North Bryan is gearing up for its nightlong fundraising event set for Friday, while Relay For Life of Richmond Hill is celebrating the success of its event last weekend.

April 22, 2010 | By Lori Wynn Staff writer | Lifestyle


Meet Young Shim, RHPS aide of year

Meet Young Shim, the Paraprofessional of the Year at Richmond Hill Primary School.

April 19, 2010 | By Jeff Whitten Editor | Lifestyle


Fallen marine's wish becomes national campaign

What started out as a son's simple request is blossoming into a national campaign to supply pens and paper to school children in war-torn countries.

April 19, 2010 | By Lori Wynn Staff writer | Lifestyle


Liberty's Miller Pasture earns statewide award

Recently featured in the first edition of Liberty Life magazine, the Jan and Dennis Waters Educational and Welcome Center at Miller Pasture also received one of the most prestigious preservation awards in the state, according to Theodore J. Vittoria a New York attorney and trustee of the D.C. Miller Trust.

April 16, 2010 | By Patty Leon Special to the News | Lifestyle


CASA challenge: Remember 'forgotten children'

ATLANTA - In 2009, the Georgia foster care system served 16,300 abused and neglected children.

April 16, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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Articles by Section - Lifestyle


Dating dilemmas

Although it is nearly 20 years since I met my future (American) husband in England and began dating him, I was reminded about this time in our relationship when we recently entertained a lovely young couple in our home. We have known the young man (now in his early 30s) for many years and he used to visit us as a teenager in England, and he seemed keen to introduce us to his new girlfriend. These young people are both from the Southern USA, so have the advantage of understanding each other's cultures and use of the English language ...

September 19, 2014 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


GSU seminar on elder abuse

SAVANNAH - Georgia Southern University and Senior Citizens Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to helping people age comfortably, have partnered to co-host the annual Elder Abuse Conference on Oct. 3 at the Coastal Georgia Center in downtown Savannah.

September 18, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


New Rotary Club member joins

Dr. Gary Fischer, left, is the Richmond Hill Rotary Club's newest member. He was inducted Thursday at the Richmond Hill City Center by Rotary's District Governor Ted Thompson during his annual visit to the club.

September 18, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Bark Park fundraiser a success

The Richmond Hill City Center reported a successful first Festive Friday last weekend to benefit the Bryan County Bark Park.

September 18, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Movie fundraiser fights Parkinson's

The Holiday Inn Express, 4601 Highway 17 in Richmond Hill, will host a two-day screening of Robin Williams movies Friday and Saturday.

September 18, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Fall may be hell for allergy sufferers

Allergy sufferers in the Southeast could be in for a groggy fall, as warm and wet months ahead will promote mold spore growth and prolong ragweed season, AccuWeather reports.

September 13, 2014 | By Jillian MacMath AccuWeather.com writer | Lifestyle


A day at an estate sale

Going to an estate-sale is more than just looking for antiques and other items to buy. To me, it marks the end of the owner's active life.

September 12, 2014 | By Francis Bond Columnist | Lifestyle


Garden club picks yard of month

The Richmond Hill Garden Club has selected the home of Richard Ralls at 120 Harvey Drive as the yard of the month for September. Ralls' yard has hidden gingers with white-and-lavender blooms below the leaves. It also features cast iron plants, elephant ears, nandina, ivy and salvia, all situated under sprawling oaks. A Japanese maple provides a focal point, and confederate jasmine adorns the mailbox.

September 11, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


'Festive Friday' fundraisers start next week

The Richmond Hill City Center recently announced Festive Fridays, a new initiative from 5-7 p.m. each second and third Friday beginning this month.

September 09, 2014 | Special to the news | Lifestyle


Unity founders, councilman talk

Unity in the Community founders Craig and Sharon Butts met with Richmond Hill City Councilman Johnny Murphy to discuss plans for the city.

September 09, 2014 | Special to the news | Lifestyle


AARP seeks tax program volunteers

DECATUR - AARP Foundation Tax-Aide - the nation's largest free, volunteer-run tax preparation and assistance service - is seeking volunteers across Georgia to help taxpayers seeking assistance preparing and filing their 2014 tax returns.

September 09, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Same language; different taste buds

My husband loves Mexican food and took me out for a Mexican meal recently. It struck me that, even when it comes to exotic cuisine, palates differ greatly between the two nations I love: Britain and the good ol' USA.

September 04, 2014 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Young cancer victim's family carries on fight

At last week's Rotary Club meeting at the City Center, Danielle Webb gave a presentation about childhood cancer and her family's battle against this disease, which their 4-year-old son, William, lost earlier this year. She talked about the nonprofit organization set up in his honor, Warriors for William, and also asked for support of the second annual Warriors For William 5k at 8.30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill.

September 03, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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