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Former seaman gets flag on 90th

Winfred Mikler Tuten celebrated his 90th birthday recently with friends and family at the Richmond Hill Senior Citizens Center. A retired seaman first class in the Navy, he was presented an American flag and framed document. The document certified the flag was flown over the U.S. Capitol at the request of Rep. Jack Kingston for Tuten's actions in World War II, where he served on the U.S. Wingfield in the European theater. He entered the Navy Feb. 15, 1943, and was honorably discharged Nov. 19, 1945.

December 16, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Lifestyle


Andrew Young to speak in Statesboro

STATESBORO - Andrew Young will be the featured speaker at Georgia Southern University's 2014 MLK Celebration at 7 p.m. Jan. 22 at the Performing Arts Center, 847 Plant Drive.

December 15, 2013 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Returning home raises questions

Earlier this year, while back in the land of my birth, I was in central London, crossing the River Thames by night in a taxi with a dear friend who asked me "Don't you miss all this?"

December 12, 2013 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Building unites family business, community spirit

The sugar rush can't come soon enough for Richmond Hill sweets factory, All Things Chocolate and More.

December 11, 2013 | By Paige Hewlett Correspondent | Lifestyle


Obstacles of right-turn only

I was in a pretty good mood leaving home one hot summer morning. When I arrived at the intersection on Ford Avenue at Highway 17, I sat waiting about 10 cars back, looking up the line, hoping sometime soon to make a right turn.

December 10, 2013 | By Francis Bond Columnist | Lifestyle


State offers quitting smoking help

The Georgia Department of Public Health is offering a free four-week supply of Nicotine Replacement Therapy.

December 09, 2013 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Christmas dinner at Fort King George

Christmas dinner at Fort King George will be at 7 p.m. Dec. 14 at 302 McIntosh Road in Darien.

December 09, 2013 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Club cleans up library landscape

The Richmond Hill Garden Club's G-Team recently spent a day of refreshing the landscaping at the Richmond Hill Public Library. They weeded, trimmed shrubs, added mulch and planted pansies in the pots at the entrance. Maintaining the library's landscaping is one of the garden club's ongoing projects.

December 09, 2013 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Pearl Harbor attack remembered

The Disabled Veterans of America, Chapter 46 marked the 72nd anniversary of the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor with a remembrance ceremony Saturday morning at the American Legion, Post 168.

December 09, 2013 | By Randy C. Murray Columnist | Lifestyle


Store's bear sale benefits Toys for Tots

Stage Stores Inc., the parent company of Goody's, is raising funds for Toys for Tots through its "Bears that Care" plush-bears sale.

December 06, 2013 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Friends donate to library

The Friends of the Richmond Hill Library during a recent meeting voted unanimously to donate $2,400 toward the purchase of books.

December 06, 2013 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Nativity display Saturday

Nativity sets from around the world will be displayed from 1-4 p.m. Saturda at St. Philip's Episcopal Church, 302 E. Gen. Stewart Way in Hinesville. Admission is free.

December 06, 2013 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Rotary club honors student

Rotary Club of Richmond Hill recently presented its Junior Rotarian award for November to Richmond Hill High School student Sandeep Bethapudi. The Junior Rotarian award is given to RHHS students who have shown outstanding qualities.

December 06, 2013 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Christmas parade in Hinesville tonight

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and the Liberty Convention and Visitors Bureau will host the 17th annual Illuminated Christmas Parade at 6:30 tonight in downtown Hinesville. This year's theme, "A Red, White & Blue Christmas … A Salute to Our Troops," was chosen to highlight Fort Stewart having almost all 20,000 troops at home for the first time in more than a decade. The parade will begin on Central Avenue and continue onto Welborn Street, West Gen. Screven Way and West Hendry Street. It will end on North Main Street. The event is free and open to the ...

December 06, 2013 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Pet photos help with dog park

Santa Claus will visit from noon-4 p.m. Dec. 7 at PawParazzi, 11360 Ford Ave., for a photo fundraiser to support the Bryan County Bark Park.

December 02, 2013 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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Biggest enemy in ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2’ is a too-busy plot

EDITOR'S NOTE: DVDs reviewed in this column will be available in stores the week of Aug. 18.

August 18, 2014 | By Sam Struckhoff King Features Syndicate | Lifestyle


Volunteers needed to transport cancer patients

SAVANNAH - To ensure cancer patients get to treatments, the American Cancer Society provides free rides through its Road To Recovery program.

August 13, 2014 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Lifestyle


Dairy Queen to raise funds for area CMN Hospital

Participating Dairy Queen stores around th Coastal Empire will hold a Miracle Treat Day fundraiser Thursday.

August 13, 2014 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Lifestyle


Photography workshop planned at wildlife refuge

Acclaimed photographer John Reed will present his End of Summer Nature Photography Workshop on Sept. 13-14 at Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge near Folkston.

August 11, 2014 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Lifestyle


‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ ends summer on a high note

On the surface, "Guardians of the Galaxy," now in theaters, seems like a parody of the Marvel movie universe, but it actually succeeds as a stand-alone effort. For most of its running time, it's at once smart, hilarious, visually spectacular and has heart.

August 11, 2014 | By Justin Hall Film Critic | Lifestyle


Bedspread derby race set

Family Promise of Bryan County is holding a Bedspread Derby Race on Nov. 1 at First Baptist Church of Richmond Hill.

August 11, 2014 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Lifestyle


Local author, chocolatier Willis having book signing

In conjunction with the August book room sale, the Richmond Hill Library and the Friends of the Richmond Hill Library will host a book signing by local author and chocolatier David Willis from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16.

August 11, 2014 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Lifestyle


Armstrong's nod to liberal arts starting

SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University has announced the schedule for the 2014-15 Moveable Feast lecture and performance series, presented by the university's College of Liberal Arts in historic venues throughout Savannah. All events are free and open to the public.

August 08, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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