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Engineer recognized for contributions

Richmond Hill resident Laura E. "Beth" Williams, P.E., a civil engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District, received the 2012 James Connolly Award on Feb. 22 during the Savannah E-Week Technical Training Conference at Armstrong Atlantic State University.

March 01, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Leap year celebrates traditions

Today is leap day, a once-every-four-years occurrence. It's the extra day in February that we get every four years, making us wait longer for March - and February's paychecks - to arrive.

February 29, 2012 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Cycle shop sets charity poker run

Renegade Classics will host the second annual poker run March 18 to support Horsin' Around, a local non-profit therapeutic riding program.

February 28, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Bethesda plans museum, visitor center

SAVANNAH - Bethesda Academy, a boys high school and middle school in Savannah, recently announced plans to develop a new museum and visitors center on its 600-acre campus at 9520 Ferguson Ave. The facility is expected to open to the public in January 2013.

February 26, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Differences in eating styles fascinate

The American South is a wonderful place to experience old-fashioned courtesy.

February 24, 2012 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Garden club has Valentine meeting

Richmond Hill Garden Club recently had its February meeting.

February 23, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Interracial marriage at record in US

WASHINGTON - Interracial marriages in the U.S. have climbed to 4.8 million - a record 1 in 12 - as a steady flow of new Asian and Hispanic immigrants expands the pool of prospective spouses. Blacks are now substantially more likely than before to marry whites.

February 18, 2012 | By Hope Yen Associated Press writer | Lifestyle


Hobby farm is place to learn, heal, share

Liberty County resident and amateur hydroponic farmer Bruce McCartney is happy to share his ever-expanding garden's nutrient-rich bounty with friends, neighbors and area residents.

February 17, 2012 | By Danielle Hipps Correspondent | Lifestyle


Passes now required to enjoy some outdoors

Hikers, bikers, campers, boaters, bird watchers and horse riders now are required to buy user passes from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Resources Division before using designated state wildlife management areas.

February 16, 2012 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Lifestyle


Planting tips offered for Arbor Day

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Georgia Arbor Day is Friday. Everyone grab a shovel and get ready to plant a tree.

February 16, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Social niceties vary by location

With Valentine's Day approaching next week and the stores full of hearts, flowers and cupid's bows, my mind turns toward kissing.

February 12, 2012 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Social intimacies vary between countries

With Valentine's Day approaching next week and the stores full of hearts, flowers and cupid's bows, my mind turns toward kissing.

February 11, 2012 | By Lesley Francis Bryan County News Columnist | Lifestyle


Information line gets its own day

Saturday is national 211 Day, a nationwide program that connects callers to critical human services within their communities. 211 is the number to call in the Coastal Empire community to find or get help.

February 09, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Garden club raffle winners

The Pembroke Garden Club drew winners for its Winter Raffle during its monthly meeting Jan. 19.

February 07, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


'I just love your accent'

If I had a dollar for every time an American said to me, "I love your accent," my shoe and kitchen appliance shopping funds (two of my major weaknesses) would be incredibly healthy.

February 06, 2012 | By Lesley Francis For the Bryan County News | Lifestyle


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ABBA tribute band headlines Rotary fundraiser

The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill's annual fundraiser will feature the ABBA Girlz/ABBA Tribute Band live in concert from 6:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, at the Richmond Hill City Center.

December 06, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


BCES helps Santa visit neighborhoods

Bryan County Emergecy Services will again give Santa a ride this year, and he is asking for donations of unwrapped boys and girls toys so that he can help some less-fortunate children in the area. Kris Kringle's holiday visiting schedule:

December 05, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Ben Franklin knew how to prevent strokes

Maybe you have heard the saying, "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure."

December 04, 2014 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle


Sound off for Dec. 4

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.

December 04, 2014 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


Rotary club gets new member

The Richmond Hill Rotary Club last week inducted its fifth new member this month.

November 28, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


What happened to tasty hot dogs?

Come to think of it, what did happen to hot dogs?

November 28, 2014 | By Francis Bond Columnist | Lifestyle


Three of the best 'foodie' movies

TASTY TOWN - Are you still full from your Thanksgiving feast? You probably aren't alone. We wait all year to stuff our faces with the traditional Thanksgiving food. From turkey to green beans to pumpkin pie, everything is delicious. In honor of all of the amazing food you'll be dreaming of until next year, here are three great movies for the "foodie" in all of us.

November 28, 2014 | By Sarah Binghurst OK.com | Lifestyle


R Hill having Christmas decoration contest

The city of Richmond Hill is holding its first Christmas-decoration contest.

November 27, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Turkey taxes take bite out of holiday

I find it hard to believe that this is my sixth Thanksgiving since permanently relocating to Coastal Georgia and my third since becoming an American citizen. In that brief period, Thanksgiving has become my favorite holiday.

November 27, 2014 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


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