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Give beach-nesting birds their space this summer

BRUNSWICK - If you're getting ready for a summer vacation on Georgia's coast, remember that your family won't be the only ones enjoying the beach.

June 04, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Presentation highlights ‘Dolphins and Desserts’ social

The Dolphin Project hosted a Dolphins and Desserts social May 19 featuring Kevin Carroll, the internationally renowned creator of the prosthetic tail for Winter the dolphin as featured in the movie "Dolphin Tale."

June 03, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


A special time in native UK

I just spent 10 days in England, and the whole country is decked out in Union Jacks, the flag of the British Isles, and "bunting," what the British call long streamers of small flags.

June 01, 2012 | Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Kids Fishing Derby is Saturday

The Richmond Hill Exchange Club's 22nd annual Kids Fishing Derby is from 8 a.m.-noon Saturday at the Richmond Hill Fish Hatchery on Ford Avenue between the library and Kroger.

May 31, 2012 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Memorial Day is for resolve, memories

While Memorial Day is set aside to remember those who have died in service to our country, at least one soldier sees it as a call to ready ourselves to meet challenges of the future.

May 31, 2012 | Pat Watkins Special to the News | Lifestyle


Beauty Spot named

Mrs. William Hunter and her dog Abby show off the area of their yard that won the Hunters the Beauty Spot award for the month of May from the Pembroke Garden Club.

May 31, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Johnsons celebrate 60th anniversary

Congratulations to Bernard F. and Helen L. Johnson, married May 30, 1952, who celebrate 60 years of marriage today.

May 30, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Club celebrates ‘derby style’

From hats adorned with beautiful flowers to the simple elegance of colored lace or tufted tulle, the ladies of the Richmond Hill Garden Club celebrated in style at their recent end-of-year luncheon at the Mighty 8th Air Force Museum.

May 30, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


McAllister program helps keep history alive

Fort McAllister came to life with history Saturday when Civil War re-enactors set up camp at the state historic park in Bryan County.

May 30, 2012 | Julia Harrison Special to the News | Lifestyle


Climbing for a cause

Shirley Heagerty, left, Christy Balbo and Darcel Miller climb the rock wall at Jump N Jacks for a Richmond Hill Women's Business Alliance climb-a-thon fundraiser Thursday at the family fun center in Richmond Hill.

May 27, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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


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Articles by Section - 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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