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Grief counselor reaches out to residents

Betsy Kammerud joined Hospice Savannah's Full Circle Center for Grief and Loss last year. Now, she said, she is delighted to bring her skills as a bereavement counselor to Liberty County. Each Wednesday afternoon, she will see children and adults in the education room at Liberty Regional Medical Center.

August 23, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Operation Christmas Child under way

Coastal Georgia recently kicked off this year's Operation Christmas Child campaign, a project designed to help children in need around the world. Coordinators in communities in and around Savannah are working to spread the word, get residents involved and collect donations.

August 23, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Colonial cemetery getting new gate

Liberty County's tranquil Colonial Sunbury Cemetery, located in a town long gone, will receive new wrought iron gates tomorrow.

August 20, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Special to the News | Lifestyle


Twenty-two donate for firefighter

Community members donated blood Friday afternoon to show their support for Terry Nielson, a Bryan County firefighter who is suffering from a serious medical condition at the Joseph M. Still Burn Center in Augusta.

August 19, 2010 | By Caitlyn Boza Staff writer | Lifestyle


Junior 4-H'ers have fun in the sun

Bryan County Junior 4-H'ers departed for Jekyll Island 4-H Center for a week of 4-H Summer Camp on July 5. Twenty-two upcoming 8th and 9th graders spent the week learning about Georgia's coastline and how to protect and preserve it. Camp counselors at Jekyll mixed learning with fun to make an exciting, unforgettable week of summertime fun. Day excursions included a scenic bike ride through the Jekyll Island Historic District, a trip to the Sea-Turtle Center, canoeing, a dolphin tour and walk around Raccoon Island, and an afternoon shopping on St. Simon's Island

August 19, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Thrift store serves needy, offers lessons to teens

When it comes to leveraging resources and mobilizing volunteers to help people in need, United Way of the Coastal Empire in Bryan County has its act together.

August 16, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Paramedic recognized for service

Bryan County resident Rodney Denmark, a paramedic with Med Star Ambulance Co., was recently recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Board of Directors for achieving 20 consecutive years as a nationally registered paramedic

August 16, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Fair pay crusader highlights post observance

Lilly Ledbetter didn't get a dime from her decade-long struggle to make fair pay a law. Ledbetter said she was just trying to do the right thing when she filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in July 1998 against her former employer, the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in Gadsden, Ala.

August 13, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Special to the News | Lifestyle


Blood drive benefits sick firefighter - CORRECTION

Correction: The blood drive will begin at 1 p.m. in front of Publix instead of 9 a.m. The blood drive will end at 6 p.m.

August 12, 2010 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Annual night out called big success

Tuesday was a big night on both ends of the county as communities celebrated National Night Out in Richmond Hill and Pembroke.

August 09, 2010 | By Caitlyn Boza Staff writer | Lifestyle


RHHS graduate earns Eagle rank

Russell Lawless, a 2010 graduate of Richmond Hill High School, was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout from Boy Scout Troop 400 on June 19, 2010, in an Eagle Court of Honor ceremony held at St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church.

August 04, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Local starts Air Force Academy

Marc D. Stanley has entered basic cadet training at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo., in preparation to enter the first academic year at the academy.

August 04, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Local teen accepts GOP award in D.C.

Richmond Hill resident Mark Taylor attended the National Teen Age Republican Leadership Conference July 19-24 in Washington, D.C., where he accepted an award on behalf of The Savannah-Area Teen Age Republicans.

August 04, 2010 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Birth: Robert Michael Sokoloski Jr.

The Sokoloski family is proud to announce the birth of Robert Michael Sokoloski Jr., who was born on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009, at 5:29 p.m.at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah.

August 04, 2010 | | Lifestyle


National Night Out is Tuesday

With law enforcement agencies leading the way, the communities across the county will come together Tuesday evening to promote police-community partnerships at the 2010 National Night Out.

August 02, 2010 | Staff report | Lifestyle


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The Chinese New Year has an animal for everyone

The Chinese are having trouble separating their sheep from their goats, at least that's the way it looks to many Americans and Europeans trying to make sense of the Chinese calendar.

March 05, 2015 | By Lesley Francis | Lifestyle


Classic car to be showcased at museum

The Richmond Hill Historical Society and Museum will host Cars and Coffee from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 7, at 11460 Ford Ave. Cars and Coffee is a monthly event showcasing unique, rare and antique cars and a coffee bar by Espresso Hill. This month's special guest is a 1957 Mercedes-Benz Ponton from New Zealand, owned by Fred and Elisabeth Smits who are making a stop on their world tour with this historic vehicle. Visitors can see the car, historic photos and hear a presentation about its journey. The cost to attend is free. Coffee ...

March 05, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


City officials attend Mayors' Day

ATLANTA - Richmond Hill Mayor Harold Fowler and city-council members Russ Carpenter, Johnny Murphy and John Fesperman were among the nearly 1,000 city officials who attended the Georgia Municipal Association's annual Mayors' Day Conference held Jan. 23-26 in Atlanta.

February 27, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Learn to go slow in life to get on a healthy path

"I'm in a hurry to get things done; I rush and rush until life's no fun. All I really gotta do is live and die, but I'm in a hurry and don't know why." - Alabama

February 26, 2015 | By Rich DeLong | Lifestyle


Chili, fellowship part of tradition

Pembroke's Janice Palmer served up bowl after bowl of her chili Saturday to dozens of eager and smiling visitors at the community's annual chili cook-off.

February 26, 2015 | By Steve Scholar Correspondent | Lifestyle


Sound off for Feb. 26

These opinions are not the News'. Callers are not required to identify themselves, so we can neither verify sources nor their motives. Call 756-4021 to leave a message.

February 26, 2015 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


Author and historian to speak at Richmond Hill History Museum

Author and historian Buddy Sullivan will be the keynote speaker for the Richmond Hill History Museum's monthly lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 5, at 11460 Ford Ave.

February 26, 2015 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Lifestyle


Kroger, Heart Assoc. fight disease together

ATLANTA - Kroger's Georgia stores and the American Heart Association teamed up this month to help fight heart disease - the No. 1 cause of death of both men and women in the state, and the leading cause of death in the United States - during American Heart Month.

February 26, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Area teens inducted into teen honor group

The members of Bryan-Liberty Counties Chapter of Top Ladies of Distinction announced the chartering and induction of 12 teens to the Bryan-Liberty Counties Chapter of Top Teens of America in November at the Liberty County/Armed Forces Branch YMCA.

February 21, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Rotary Club hears about singing competition

The Richmond Hill Rotary Club recently honored its junior Rotarian of the month and heard about the upcoming American Traditions Competition in Savannh. Details are in the captions of the accompanying photos.

February 20, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Diving into the 'Harry Potter' generation

Earlier this month I took my niece and her boyfriend, who were visiting us from England, to Florida and specifically at their request to see "The Wizarding World of Harry Potter" at Universal Studios in Orlando.

February 19, 2015 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Diving headlong into the ‘Harry Potter’ generation

Earlier this month I took my niece and her boyfriend, who were visiting us from England, to Florida and specifically at their request to see "The Wizarding World of Harry Potter" at Universal Studios in Orlando.

February 19, 2015 | By Lesley Francis Bryan County News columnist | Lifestyle


Sound off for Feb. 19

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February 19, 2015 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


Unity founders discuss work on talk show

Unity in the Community was invited to a live Sirius XM satellite-radio talk show Friday, Feb. 13, in Washington, D.C.

February 19, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


RH Rotary raises $25,000 to support community

February 16th, last Saturday evening on Valentine's Day the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill not only brought a fantastic evening to the Richmond Hill City Center but also raised around $25,000 to help our local community.

February 16, 2015 | By Leslie Francis Special to the News | Lifestyle


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