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Adopt-a-wetland workshop in RH

The Richmond Hill Garden Club is once again scheduling a Coastal Georgia Adopt-a-Wetland Workshop in partnership with the University of Georgia Marine Extension Service.

July 05, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Getting ready for the Fourth

Fourth of July is just around the corner, and that means its time to clean up the outdoor grill in time for backyard barbecues and make plans to hit up the bevy of events taking place through the weekend.

July 01, 2010 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Rotary installs new officers

The Richmond Hill Rotary Club recently installed new officers and board members and awarded scholarships to local high school seniors, including Robert Altman and Timothy James Dixon.

June 30, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Nominations sought for imperiled historic places

The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation is seeking nominations for its 2011 Places in Peril, an annual accounting of the state's 10 most endangered historic places.

June 28, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Library cards come with perks

Have you every wondered about why some people use the Richmond Hill Public Library more often than others?

June 28, 2010 | By Maike George Special to the News | Lifestyle


Student completes ROTC training

Sakarrai K. Sanders has been commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army after successfully completing the Army ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) program and graduating with a bachelor's degree from Lincoln University, Jefferson City, Mo.

June 23, 2010 | | Lifestyle


Vacation Bible school at St. Elizabeth's

St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church vacation Bible school in Richmond Hill traveled the globe during its "Mission Around the World" to learn how other countries celebrate Christianity. After an exciting week of doing fun activities, VBS ended with students and their parents enjoying ice cream sundaes with new friends and the St. Elizabeth family.

June 23, 2010 | | Lifestyle


A worthy cause

Some members of the Richmond Hill Police Department may be trading their uniforms Friday for plaid pants and Polo shirts to raise funds to help a former city police officer.

June 21, 2010 | By Lori Wynn Staff writer | Lifestyle


Garden club bestows June honors

June 21, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Walk to Dorchester for renovation

At the crack of dawn on Saturday, 130 walkers gathered at Briar Bay Park in Riceboro to make the nine-mile trek to Dorchester Academy on East Oglethorpe Highway in Midway.

June 21, 2010 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Lifestyle


Volunteers needed for on-post Fourth

The Hinesville Military Affairs Committee is seeking participation in the Worth Fighting For Fourth of July celebration for 3rd Infantry Division soldiers and family members.

June 21, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Keep you family, pets safe from rabies

The Liberty County Health Department encourages all residents to take proper precautions against rabies. Rabies is a deadly virus that can be passed to humans by animals, and raccoons are the primary carriers of the disease. Rabies is almost always fatal if an infected person isn't treated immediately. In addition, if a pet has not been vaccinated against rabies and is exposed to the rabies virus, the pet must either be euthanized or put under strict, six-month isolation.

June 18, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Internship takes Hinesville man around world

It took one spring break trip to Washington, D.C., for local graduate Joshua Rodgers to realize he wanted to work in government. When his parents took him to meet U.S. Rep Jack Kingston on Capitol Hill, where he took a snapshot with the area Congressman, Rodgers told him, "I'm going to work here someday."

June 17, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Local scouts visit Yorktown

Boy Scout Pack and Troop 141 of Pembroke stand before a war plane on June 5 at Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum in Charleston Harbor, S.C. That weekend they traveled back in time to live as the sailors of World War II lived aboard the USS Yorktown. They camped overnight aboard the vessel, and were allowed to experience firsthand what life aboard a naval war ship was like. This was truly an experience the Scouts will never forget. Pack and Troop 141 meetings, typically held Thursday nights at the American Legion Post 164 in Pembroke, have been suspended ...

June 16, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Local finishes AF basics

Air Force Reserve Airman Katherine A. Clark recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

June 14, 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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