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Tall ships leave big impression

The moment we stepped on River Street in downtown Savannah, we saw tall, square riggers moored at the pier. People were dressed like buccaneers, walking up and down the pier and mingling with the crowds. They had long beards, wore tattered clothing and three-cornered hats and swords draping off their sides and cap-and-ball pistols stuck in their sashes.

May 27, 2012 | Francis Bond Columnist | Lifestyle


All about community

Plantation Lumber held its eighth annual Lowcountry Boil and Fish Fry on Thursday in conjunction with the Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce's Business After Hours.

May 26, 2012 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Already thinking about hurricanes

Last weekend, Tropical Storm Alberto became the first named storm of the 2012 hurricane season. The official calendar-based hurricane season runs from June 1 through the end of November. But hurricanes do not read calendars.

May 25, 2012 | Don Gardner Columnist | Lifestyle


Club picks top yard for May

Winner of the Richmond Hill Garden Club's Yard of the Month for May is the home of Arlene and Danny Smith at 701 Oxford Drive in Oxford subdivision.

May 23, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


School rites of passage different here

As the school year reaches its end in Coastal Georgia, the newspapers and local conversation are all about graduating students and the traditions of this important rite of passage.

May 19, 2012 | Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Gospel festival held at Magnolia Manor

Magnolia Manor on the Coast in Richmond Hill held its first Gospel Music Festival by the lake in April.

May 18, 2012 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Gray’s Reef Sanctuary seeking council applicants

NOAA's Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary is seeking applicants for three seats on its advisory council representing the sport fishing, conservation and charter/commercial fishing communities. The council ensures public input in sanctuary management and provides advice to the sanctuary superintendent.

May 15, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Beulah group visits Guido Gardens

The Children in Action (CiA) class from Beulah Baptist Church recently took a trip to Guido Gardens in Metter. The greenery, flowers and tranquil waterfalls offered a gentle reminder to the group of the natural beauty of the world.

May 14, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Many yard issues to tackle

May is one of our busier months in the yard. I'll start with the lawn and move up and out from there.

May 11, 2012 | Don Gardner Columnist | Lifestyle


Garden Club does annual library-yard cleanup

Pembroke Garden Club President Diane Stewart, left, and club members Mary Warnell, Evelyn Barone, Virginia Quattlebaum, Tami Jo Hill, Roger Maine, Jean Faught and Benny Kangeter gather after cleaning and planting the yard at the Pembroke Public Library in April.

May 10, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


An English rose in Georgia

As part of my plan to better understand the history, geography and culture of this wonderful country that I now call my home, I recently visited Boston for a weekend with my husband.

May 09, 2012 | Lesley Francis Special to the News | Lifestyle


What goes up must come down, including balloons

Balloons. Balloons are fun decorations. Balloons can liven up a party. But releasing balloons into the air is littering.

May 08, 2012 | Peach Hubbard President, The Dolphin Project | Lifestyle


Boy Scout leaders honored

Local Scout leaders were recognized April 24 at the Pembroke City Volunteer Appreciation Banquet. Bill Bodmer, Lonnie Dombrowsky, Kristie Dombrowsky, Donnette Marriott and Levi Marriott stand with Mayor Mary Warnell as they were honored for their work in revamping the city baseball field concession stand and dugouts. Over the past year, Cub Scout Pack 141 has worked diligently scraping, painting and putting up vinyl siding to help the city make the ballpark useable again. City representatives say they are overjoyed with the Scouts' work.

May 07, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Local riders shine at horse show

Several riders from three local stables garnered top honors March 24 at the Dixie Stables' 34th annual spring horse show in Allenhurst.

May 07, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Garden Club picks lawn of the month

Garry and Elaine Kramer show off the yard of their Richmond Hill Plantation home. The Kramers were awarded Yard of the Month for April by the Richmond Hill Garden Club.

May 07, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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Attract wildlife to your yard

A seminar on attracting wildlife to a yard will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Fort McAllister State Park, 3894 Fort McAllister Road in Richmond Hill

September 30, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


The night of the intruder

Regardless of all the monotonous and uneventful chores around home that have to be done, there can be excitement and suspense.

September 30, 2014 | By Francis Bond Columnist | 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


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