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Travels with the News

Ronny and Rose Gerrald of Bryan County can't stand the thought of missing out on local news, so they take the Bryan County News with them when they travel – even on a recent trip to Kauai, Hawaii. To share your travels with the news, email photos and information to lwynn@bryancountynews.net.

November 28, 2011 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Pembroke church gives gift of hot meals for holidays

A little wind didn't dampen the spirits of volunteers at Pembroke United Methodist Church on Thursday morning when hundreds of Thanksgiving dinners were prepared for less fortunate residents in North Bryan.

November 26, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Pembroke events benefit church outreach

The Last Harvest Whistlestop Farmers Market was held Saturday in downtown Pembroke. Vendor fees collected at the evening market and canned goods collected at the King's Cross concert and bonfire after the market were donated to the Thanksgiving Outreach Program at Pembroke United Methodist Church that helps feed less fortunate residents in North Bryan County. Pies entered into the market's Thanksgiving pie bake-off were sold by the slice after judging, with those proceeds also donated to the cause.

November 24, 2011 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Fort Morris gives dose of history, glimpse into past

Two hundred thirty-three years ago, a defiant Lt. Col. John McIntosh, commander of 200 patriots defending an earthen fortification overlooking the Medway River, defied a British officer's demand to surrender Fort Morris.

November 24, 2011 | Randy C. Murray Special to the News | Lifestyle


A lonely flower in autumn

This glowing, pink flower was a lonely bud on an azalea bush that decided to wait to bloom on a cool, 48-degree day in late October.

November 23, 2011 | Francis Bond Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Church cooks up taste of tradition

Hundreds of people enjoyed mouth-watering barbecue, potato salad, cinnamon apples and more Saturday when the Richmond Hill United Methodist Church hosted its annual Bar-B-Q, Bazaar and Silent Auction.

November 23, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Post invites civilians to Christmas brunch Dec. 4

Civilians in communities surrounding Fort Stewart are welcome to enjoy Christmas brunch, featuring traditional holiday favorites, from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 4 at Club Stewart, building 405.

November 22, 2011 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Light show to dance for the holidays

Homes of Integrity will host the second annual dancing-lights show from 6-10 p.m. Nov. 24-Jan. 2 at its model home in Richmond Hill.

November 22, 2011 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Travels with the News

A group of University of Georgia students from Richmond Hill keep up to date with what's going on back home with the Bryan County News. Here they are with family and friends Nov. 5 during the second annual Richmond Hill Tailgate at a UGA game in Athens. The tailgate was hosted by Skip and Cindy Youmans, who attend all games in their RV.

November 22, 2011 | | Lifestyle


Use 10 'power' foods to boost nutrition

This month I would like to share the 10 "power foods" – foods that are packed with phytonutrients and antioxidants.

November 22, 2011 | Robyn Kretschmar | Lifestyle


Engagement announcement: Hixson-Duede

Craig and Mary Kay Duede of Richmond Hill are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Erin Duede to Kevin Hixson, son of Tom and Nita Hixson of Richmond Hill. The couple plans to get married in June.

November 21, 2011 | | Lifestyle


Rotary project to supply clean water in Haiti

Some residents of the northwestern Haitian town Bonneau will soon have clean water to drink thanks to efforts from the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill.

November 20, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Descendants of Stewart return for visit

Their claim to the land pre-dates the American Revolution, and yet their parents and grandparents gave up their plots – some willingly, some not-so-willingly – for the sake of the nation when then-Camp Stewart was established in 1940, just in time to help prepare the Army for World War II.

November 20, 2011 | Randy C. Murray Special to the News | Lifestyle


Ourtreach program offers Thanksgiving meal

Hundreds of plates of turkey, dressing, vegetables and dessert are expected to be made at Pembroke United Methodist Church on Thanksgiving Day and handed out to ensure that less fortunate North Bryan residents have a hot meal to enjoy.

November 17, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


RH Garden Club honors yard

The Richmond Hill Garden Club recently named Mr. and Mrs. Gary Jahn residence Yard of the Month for November. They also received a plaque, as well as a gift card for Tim and Dave's Nursery.

November 16, 2011 | | Lifestyle


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Articles by Section - Lifestyle


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


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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