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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


Midway cleanup set for Saturday

Midway Mayor Clemontine Washington announced at this week's council meeting that there will be a city cleanup Saturday.

April 16, 2010 | | Lifestyle


The original 'Black and Gold'

One might not know it from a casual glance, but history played an important part in naming Ways High School's basketball team (later known as Richmond Hill High School). The team became known as the Wildcats, despite the fact there were no wildcats around. Could it have been because the name "Wildcats" conveyed the fighting spirit, alertness and skill of the animal in defeating its opposition?

April 15, 2010 | By Shirley Hiers Columnist | Lifestyle


Miss Georgia USAA speaks at Magnolia Manor

April 15, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Rotary raises $15,000 for good causes

The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill held a formal fundraising event April 10 at the new Richmond Hill City Center. The event, entitled "The Robin Hood Ball: An Evening in Sherwood Forest," was a rousing social and financial success, organizers said.

April 15, 2010 | By Caitlyn Boza Correspondent | Lifestyle


Relay for Life is tonight-SaturdaY

Relay For Life of Richmond Hill will be "ropin' in a cure" Friday at J.F. Gregory Park with fundraising events, like a corn on the cob eating contest, karaoke competition and a cheese puff toss, scheduled from dusk 'til dawn.

April 15, 2010 | By Lori Wynn Staff writer | Lifestyle


Help send off Honor Flight vets

World War II veterans and one Korean War veteran scheduled for the next Honor Flight Savannah trip will leave for Washington, D.C., at 8 p.m. Friday, April 16, by Amtrak train in Savannah. The group of 14 veterans will return by train to Savannah at 6:45 a.m. Sunday, April 18.

April 14, 2010 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Five ways to fight breast cancer

As the administrator for the Liberty County Health Department, Deidre Howell knows quite a bit when it comes to health issues.

April 14, 2010 | By Patty Leon Special to the News | Lifestyle


Couple donates time, labor to travel country

Many people dream of hitting the road in a recreational vehicle and seeing the world. Joe and Angie Bridges turned that dream into a reality and recently spent time doing charity work at LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation.

April 12, 2010 | By Patty Leon Special to the News | Lifestyle


Area residents catch Honor Flight to D.C.

Former Liberty County School Superintendent Edgar Edwards, 83, has been recognized over the years for his dedicated service as an educator. Next week, Edwards and his older brother, Carroll Edwards, 85, of Claxton, 11 fellow World War II veterans and one Korean War veteran will be honored for their

April 12, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Special to the News | Lifestyle


Time changes everyting, and nothing at all

A lot can change in 50 years. And a lot can stay the same. A newly erected building can fall into a state of dilapidation and later be restored to its former glory, a scenario that accurately depicts the history of the old Dorchester Consolidated School in Midway. But time has done nothing to erode the bonds of the former students who came back to visit the site Friday night.

April 12, 2010 | By Hollie Moore Barnidge Special to the News | Lifestyle


Girl Scouts collect for Haiti relief

Richmond Hill Junior Girl Scout Troop 30270 members were at the Savannah-Hilton Head International airport on Friday to help pilot Rich Grayson load a plane with supplies bound for Haiti. The troop collected from generous donors more than $3,000 in personal care items which weighed approximately $475 pounds, to help Haitians still reeling from the Jan. 12 earthquake that an estimated 200,000 dead and more than 1 million people homeless.

April 12, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Bassist serves U.S., entertains troops

Spc. Avery S. Cody, a native of Atlanta, is going into his sixth year with the U.S. Army. He's serving his second deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom at Contingency Operating Base Speicher, near Tikrit, Iraq.

April 12, 2010 | By Spc. Jessica Rohr Special to the News | Lifestyle


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Comedian featured at Lions Club meeting

Lenny Resneck entertained the Richmond Hill Lions Club during its the August meeting at the Wetland Center in the J.F. Gregory Park.

September 22, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Red Cross app makes donating easier

The American Red Cross has launched a first-of-its kind Blood Donor App that puts the power to save lives in the palms of people's hands.

September 21, 2014 | Special to the News | 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


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


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