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Artist group finds a home in Richmond Hill, fulfills a dream

Much to the delight of the local community, area residents will now have access to the work of many artist-members of Arts on the Coast (AOC), a local fine arts organization.

July 29, 2012 | By Sandra M. Elliott Special to the News | Lifestyle


Plastics pollution a widespread problem on coast

No part of the Georgia coast is protected from pollution by plastics and other marine debris.

July 28, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


British are catching Olympic fever as games approach

I am proud that my hometown of London will host the 30th Olympic Games. London will be the only city to have hosted the Olympics three times: 1908, 1948 and now in the 21st century.

July 27, 2012 | Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


BCHS cadet tapped for national event

While most high school students across the county are soaking up the last few weeks of summer vacation, one Bryan County High School student is taking time to work on her leadership skills.

July 18, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Haights have top yard for June

Mr. and Mrs. Grant Haight stand in the yard of their Martin Lane home in the Tivoli Marsh subdivision that was named Yard of the Month for June by the Richmond Hill Garden Club.

July 17, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Beauty Spot, Yard of the Month named

The Pembroke Garden Club recently announced its June awards. Dan and Lora Kangeter won the Beauty Spot award, while Jan Bowen won the Yard of the Month award.

July 17, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Be careful what you nip in the bud

How many times have we heard the expression "nip it in the bud?"

July 16, 2012 | Francis Bond Columnist | Lifestyle


Communication confusion between English, Americans

I recently lectured to a group of high school students attending summer school at Georgia Southern University about business and my experience as an entrepreneur. It struck me that the language gap between the Unites States and the United Kingdom is widened even further when you combine it with the generation gap (and I am only in my 40s).

July 15, 2012 | Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Lemonade fundraiser set for Saturday

Addison Garman, 10, Skyler Garman, 8, and Hailey Garman, 10, will hold a second lemonade stand fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 30 Sandpiper St. in the Piercefield subdivision in Richmond Hill.

July 12, 2012 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Exchange Club holds installation banquet

The Exchange Club of Richmond Hill held its installation banquet on June 22 at the Richmond Hill City Center. The Georgia District Exchange Club President Marty Smith was on hand to swear in the new slate of officers and directors for the 2012-2013 year.

July 08, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Ga. Aquarium applies to bring over 18 belugas

ATLANTA - The Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta has applied for a permit to bring 18 beluga whales into the country.

July 07, 2012 | The Associated Press | Lifestyle


Some things aren’t worth worrying about

There are things worth worrying about that affect our lives. There also are things that will not affect us which can be ignored with impunity. We have a talent for getting it backwards and ignoring the important issues and worrying endlessly about things of no consequence. I enjoy identifying the latter to callers and telling them to keep their money in their wallets and get on with other endeavors.

July 06, 2012 | Don Gardner Guest columnist | Lifestyle


Rotary Club inducts new officers

More than 80 Richmond Hill Rotary Club members and their guests gathered June 27 at Love's Seafood Restaurant to celebrate the end of the Rotary year and the beginning of the new one July 1.

July 05, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Volunteers needed for Adopt-a-Wetland

The Richmond Hill Garden Club will have an Adopt-a-Wetland workshop next month for volunteers to become certified in chemical and visual monitoring.

July 04, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Birds, bugs, reptiles — oh my

Georgia Southern University's Center for Wildlife Education came to Richmond Hill last week to hold a program as part of the Richmond Hill Public Library's summer reading program, "Dream Big -- Read!"

July 02, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


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Scouts build ramps for handicapped vets

Veterans in the city of Pembroke benefited from grant funds with handicap ramps and handicap-access rehabilitation. Beulah Baptist Church and local Scout groups paired up with the Pembroke Housing Team to volunteer labor for the projects. The groups were thanked their support.

January 24, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


American Traditions singer performs here

Jessica Ann Best, a Florida-based VOICE Festival singer and American Traditions Competition contestant, performed during the first Festive Friday of 2015 on Friday, Jan. 16, at the Richmond Hill City Center.

January 23, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Cruise through memories on boats

My parents have just set off from wintry, cold and wet England, where it is dark before 4 p.m. at this time of year, to go on a trip of a lifetime. They are flying to Australia to see family, ending up in New Zealand to visit friends, and in between seeing some highlights of coastal Australasia by cruising.

January 23, 2015 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Bamboo Farm director explains mission

Norman Winter, director of the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens at the Historic Bamboo Farm, was the keynote speaker at last week's meeting of the Richmond Hill Garden Club.

January 23, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Sound off for Jan. 22

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.

January 22, 2015 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


'Sleeves Up' drive promotes blood donation

American Red Cross supporters have a new way to help save lives in January during National Blood Donor Month through blood and platelet donation with SleevesUp virtual blood drives.

January 21, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Area CASA sets 'Dancing...' fundraiser

Area residents, business leaders and "celebrities" gathered Friday at the La Quinta Inn in Flemington for the Atlantic Area Court Appointed Special Advocates' Dancing with the Stars kickoff event.

January 17, 2015 | By Jeremy McAbee Correspondent | Lifestyle


Beat the winter blues

As I age, I realize it has become harder for me to bounce back from … well, just about anything.

January 15, 2015 | By Rich DeLong Columnist | Lifestyle


Sound off for Jan. 15

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January 15, 2015 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


Artist's work on display at Hville gallery

The Hinesville Area Arts Council opened 2015 with a reception for local artist Ashley Kukula Cuevas last Thursday at the HAAC's downtown gallery on Commerce Street.

January 14, 2015 | By Jeremy McAbee Correspondent | Lifestyle


Second Harvest benefits from campaign

ATLANTA - Savannah-area customers and associates contributed more than $40,800 in six weeks to Kroger's 2014 Can Hunger Campaign and $10,000 to a second initiative benefiting America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia.

January 12, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Family gatherings important in our lives

In my view, I can't think of a more important activity than families getting together.

January 09, 2015 | By Francis Bond Columnist | Lifestyle


Happy birthday to 'king' of United States

Elvis Presley, "The King of Rock 'n' Roll," would have been celebrating his 80th birthday Jan. 8. It seems a lifetime ago that we heard news of his premature death in 1977.

January 08, 2015 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Sound off for Jan. 8

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January 08, 2015 | Anonymous calls | Lifestyle


Bryan County drive helps the homeless

Several local entities, retailers, churches and schools recently teamed up to make the first-ever "Help the Homeless Drive of Bryan County" a success.

January 08, 2015 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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