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A Girl Guide meets the Girl Scouts

It has been impossible to ignore the recent 100th anniversary celebrations of the founding of the Girl Scouts of the USA by Juliettte Gordon Low in Savannah on March 12, 1912. Today's largest organization in the world for girls - with more than 3 million members across the nation - began as a single troop of 18 girls in beautiful coastal Georgia.

April 10, 2012 | By Lesley Francis for the Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Rabbi speaks to Rotary Club

The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill welcomed Rabbi Darryl P. Crystal to the Richmond Hill City Center to hear a presentation on the role of transitional clergy, hosted by founder member and Past-President Dick Kent. The rabbi will be with the congregation Mickve Israel in Savannah until the end of June when he will be moving on to help another congregation in transition.

April 09, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Local scout earns eagle badge

Sean Michael Hardy of Richmond Hill has earned the Eagle Scout award, which is the highest advancement award provided by the Boy Scouts of America.

April 03, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Cub scouts lift off imaginations

Den 5 of Pack 400 Cub Scouts had a class on shooting rockets on March 27 at J F Gregory Park. More than 20 scouts participated. Den leader Blanca Lozada held a class on safety instructions. Parents prepared the rockets for lift off. James Brown, the pack's activities director, provided several launching pads as well as some very unique rockets he had built. Despite nearly 50 launches, all but five rockets were retrieved. The event was followed by snacks provided by Tammy Song and an egg race back in the park.

March 26, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Stewart contractor wins $75,000 on Keno

Fort Stewart defense contractor Anthony McCutchen, 37, of Ludowici, recently won $75,000 in a March 18 KENO! drawing.

March 26, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Fishing with the family

He won everything but first place and the door prizes, and he's still a teenager.

March 19, 2012 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Lifestyle


No signs of St. Simons mission yet

ST. SIMONS ISLAND - Archaeologists are searching for signs of an ancient Spanish mission on Georgia's coast, but digging so far has not uncovered any signs of it.

March 15, 2012 | Associated Press | Lifestyle


Downton Abbey phenomenon, British TV in U.S.

Whenever I get homesick for the land of my birth, I can always console myself with a dose of "Britishness" via the TV.

March 14, 2012 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Garden club brightens the area

The Pembroke Garden Club carried through with two traditions last month.

March 08, 2012 | | Lifestyle


Training for churches to help wounded warriors

An upcoming workshop is designed help church leaders recognize the trauma continuum experienced by military veterans.

March 08, 2012 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Lifestyle


City center drawing regional attention

The Richmond Hill City Center is continuing to pack them in - and they're coming from more and more areas.

March 08, 2012 | By Crissie Elrick Staff writer | Lifestyle


Auction is more than business, it's social

Liberty Auction already was the busiest place in Pembroke on a Thursday night. Then the proliferation of TV shows such as "Auction Hunters" enhanced the appeal of an evening spent picking over bargains, antiques and oddities.

March 04, 2012 | By Al Hackle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Churches learn to help veterans

Hinesville's Fraser Counseling Center will host a three-hour workshop called "The Invisible Wounds of War: Developing Veteran Friendly Congregations" from 2-5 p.m., Thursday, March 15.

March 04, 2012 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Lifestyle


Girl Scouts mark century of closing gender gap

SAVANNAH - Recruited over tea at the mansion of a Georgia widow, the first Girl Scouts went on to earn proficiency badges for cooking meals and caring for babies. In a nod to their changing times, they also learned to shoot rifles and self-defense tactics such as "how to secure a burglar with eight inches of cord."

March 04, 2012 | By Russ Bynum Associated Press writer | Lifestyle


Summer camp explores performing arts

The Savannah Children's Choir will offer a summer camp July 16-27 at Asbury Memorial United Methodist Church at 1008 Henry St.

March 04, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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I'm not expert; here are some directions

Every time I write a column, I try to study up on the topic, particularly if I know little about the subject matter. One forfeits all opportunities for plausible deniability when putting the pen to the paper.

October 24, 2014 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle


Fiber artists displays work in Pembroke

The opening reception for "A Stitch in Time," an exhibit of quilts by award-winning fiber artist Wendy Analla, was Sunday at the Downtown Arts Centre, 38 W. Bacon St. in Pembroke.

October 24, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Suites residents enjoy piece of Germany

Residents of the Suites at Station Exchange recently celebrated October Fest Week.

October 23, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Boil and Baskets for Marne club

The Marne Community and Spouses Club will hold its annual basket auction at 6 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Richmond Hill City Center.

October 23, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Sound off for Oct. 23

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.

October 23, 2014 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


Site directors: Locals lack interest in history

This region of Coastal Georgia teems with history.

October 19, 2014 | By Jeremy McAbee Correspondent | Lifestyle


Old guy shows up at football game

How would you describe someone you know who is old or older than yourself by at least, say, 25 years?

October 17, 2014 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle


Health department has flu vaccine

The Bryan County Health Department now has flu vaccine available.

October 17, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Goodbye, Jerrie Mock, a flight pioneer

Can you name a famous female pilot?

October 16, 2014 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Sound off for Oct. 16

These opinions are not the Courier's. Callers are not required to identify themselves, so we can neither verify sources nor their motives. Call 876-3733 to leave a message.

October 16, 2014 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


Engagement, Noonburg-Kaye

Dr. and Mrs. Greer E. Noonburg of Richmond Hill announce the engagement of their son, Air Force 1st Lt. Lee Joseph Noonburg, to Valerie Kaye, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mark A. Haikin of Crescent City, Oklahoma.

October 16, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Beauty spot of month

The Pembroke Garden Club's September "Beauty Spot Award" went to Bobby and Joann Cowart of Pembroke for the yellow mums in their yard.

October 11, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Pembroke club names yard of month

Christopher and Jody Meek of Black Creek received the September "Yard of the Month" award from the Pembroke Garden Club for their well-kept lawn and yard. Chris Meek, pictured with his commemorative "Yard of the Month" sign, said he and his wife both work on the yard to keep it looking sharp.

October 09, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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