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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


Church marks Week of Young Child

Apostle Wilhelmenia E. Brown and the Faithful Temple Church are hosting a Week of the Young Child event today through April 17. As part of the national Week of the Young Child celebration, Hinesville is honoring children and those who make a difference in the lives of youth. All children need and deserve quality learning experiences that will prepare them for life, and communities must work together to provide those experiences.

April 12, 2010 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Club hears of plight of Ethiopian children

Although Tuesday's Hinesville Rotary meeting drew a small audience, keynote speaker Clay Johnson delivered a powerful message on the plight of children in Ethiopia and what folks - some from Liberty County - are doing to meet the needs of many in the developing country.

April 09, 2010 | By Patty Leon Special to the News | Lifestyle


Easter celebrated in Pembroke, Richmond Hill

An estimated 3,500 people converged on the grounds of J.F. Gregory Park on Saturday, April 3 to take part in festivities at the fourth-annual Easter Extravaganza.

April 07, 2010 | By Katie McGurl and Mindy Boyette Staff members | Lifestyle


Restaurant backs Relay for Life team

Chili's restaurant in Hinesville had a "Give Back Night" for the Relay for Life team from Lewis Frasier Middle School.

April 02, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Hinesville club honors soldier of month

Parachute rigger Pfc. Joshua Willey, 21, was recognized as March's soldier of the month for his "dedication and strong work ethic" by the Hinesville Rotary Club on Tuesday.

March 29, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Special to the News | Lifestyle


Military families volunteer at McDonald House

Family members of 1st Brigade Headquarters Company soldiers deployed to Baghdad, Iraq, are giving back to their community by cooking dinner for families who are staying at the Ronald McDonald House in Savannah.

March 29, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Pembroke Garden Club

March 29, 2010 | | Lifestyle


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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


Legion poker run supports youth programs

American Legion Post 164 will host a Legion Youth Group Poker Run on Nov. 1 to help support local kids who use the Legion Post for events.

August 29, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Rotary Club launchs Backpacks of Love

The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill has launched a program to help support approximately 70 hungry children who attend our schools and rely on the Backpacks of Love program that they do not go hungry over the weekends and during school vacations.

August 29, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Workshops on managing health issues

The Living Well Coastal Workshop is a free, six-week program on self-managing of health conditions.

August 28, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


PBS's 'Time Team America' highlights GSU work

STATESBORO - In 2012, the PBS show Time Team America tracked the adventures of a Georgia Southern University archaeologist and students at Camp Lawton, a Civil War POW camp in Millen, as they uncovered buried secrets using the latest technology and decades of expertise.

August 28, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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