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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


Boston cemetery stirs up thoughts

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 06, 2012 | Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


From day of prayer comes unity

Thursday marked the 61st annual National Day of Prayer observance, and around 20 people gathered on the front steps of Richmond Hill City Hall to pray for national, state and city leaders, families and others.

May 05, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Moore is ‘honored hero’ for night walk

Now in his 16th month of treatment for leukemia, 10-year-old Richmond Hill resident Dylan Moore has some celebrating to do.

May 05, 2012 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Pembroke Garden Club names yard of the month, beauty spot

Terry Hubbard of Pembroke was awarded the Pembroke Garden Club's April Yard of the Month. Meanwhile, the Pembroke Garden Club Beauty Spot for April was awarded to Eva Martin of Pembroke.

May 04, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Warnell family continues conservation legacy

The Warnell name is one that is well-known and respected in the forestry community.

May 03, 2012 | By Amelia Hinds Special to the News | Lifestyle


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Articles by Section - 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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