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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


Library group seeks book donations

The Friends of the Richmond Hill Library, a nonprofit organization interested in good library services, is seeking used-book donations.

March 02, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Judge plays a mean guitar

Elected officials often have used musical instruments to propel their political careers.

March 02, 2012 | By Al Hackle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Tennis promoted at Rotary meeting

Tim Jones, president of the Richmond Hill Area Tennis Association spoke to the Richmond Hill Rotary Club recently about how his organization is promoting the growth and awareness of tennis to the Richmond Hill Area. He spoke about the need for new tennis courts – in 15 years they have been resurfaced only once – and how important the provision of these are for young people and their families to get active and stay fit. He also mentioned the `Whole RHATA Love' appeal which is the charitable arm of the organization that provides food and help to local people in need.

March 02, 2012 | | Lifestyle


Counseling center opens clinic in Midway

The official opening of the Fraser Counseling Center annex was held Sunday at Midway Congregational Church, United Church of Christ.

March 02, 2012 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Lifestyle


Garden club plants tree on Arbor Day

The Richmond Hill Garden Club celebrated Georgia Arbor Day by planting a magnolia tree at Henderson Park.

March 01, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Engineer recognized for contributions

Richmond Hill resident Laura E. "Beth" Williams, P.E., a civil engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District, received the 2012 James Connolly Award on Feb. 22 during the Savannah E-Week Technical Training Conference at Armstrong Atlantic State University.

March 01, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Leap year celebrates traditions

Today is leap day, a once-every-four-years occurrence. It's the extra day in February that we get every four years, making us wait longer for March - and February's paychecks - to arrive.

February 29, 2012 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Cycle shop sets charity poker run

Renegade Classics will host the second annual poker run March 18 to support Horsin' Around, a local non-profit therapeutic riding program.

February 28, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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Second Unity in Community festival set

The second annual Unity in the Community festival, formally the Jazz and Unity in the Community, will be held from 1-9 p.m. May 31 at J.F. Gregory Park.

April 10, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


'Best breakfast in town' -- yeah, right

The large billboard could be seen half-mile away when traveling north on I-95, near the town of Dunn, N.C. The colorful ad depicted a large dinner plate with two eggs over-easy, several slices of bacon and a generous portion of good ol' Southern grits.

April 10, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Lifestyle


Shoe decorating contest under way

Georgia Game Changers Running Company is sponsoring its second annual spring Decorate an Old Running Shoe contest this month. Participants will decorate shoes and turn them into Game Changers no later than Sunday.

April 10, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Rain forces concert inside, band still rocks

Third Infantry Division soldiers and their families braved the rain Sunday to crowd into the Newman Fitness Center gymnasium for a free concert by Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band. The event was moved indoors due to rain and was delayed an hour, but that didn't keep attendees from waiting for and enjoying the show.

April 09, 2014 | By Emily C. Harrison Correspondent | Lifestyle


Lt. Dan Band rocks out for Ft. Stewart

FORT STEWART - Soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Division and their families crowded in the Newman Fitness Center gymnasium Sunday to enjoy a free concert by Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band.

April 09, 2014 | Emily C. Harrison Special to the News | Lifestyle


Midnight train to Georgia

ON THEIR WAY TO SAVANNAH IN 1864, Gen. William T. Sherman's forces tried to capture the Doctortown train trestle over the Altamaha River in Wayne County, Ga.

April 09, 2014 | Jim Morekis Connect Savannah | Lifestyle


AASU's Godspell opens a musical door

THERE'S A GOOD reason the John-Michael Tebelak/Stephen Schwartz musical Godspell has endured and prospered for more than 40 years. Its Christian theme notwithstanding, it's a story about love and family-building.

April 09, 2014 | Bill DeYoung Connect Savannah | Lifestyle


RH man is Disney veteran of day

Richmond Hill resident and Marine Corps and Vietnam veteran Dave Lovell was chosen March 15 as veteran of the day at Magic Kingdom in Disney World. Lovel paraded down Disney's Main Street with his family, including wife Ginny, son Danny, daughter and son-in-law Donna and Johnny Hodges, Diane Hodges and grandson Tyler Hodges.

April 08, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Health department offers shingles vaccine

Shingles is an infection that can cause a painful rash, and about half of all cases occur in people older than 60.

April 07, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Relay a success in Bryan County

Relay for Life is a yearly event that seeks to raise money for research to find the cure for cancer and to help those diagnosed with cancer and their families cope with the realities of fighting the disease.

April 07, 2014 | Steve Scholar Special to the News | Lifestyle


Club hears about plight of seafarers

The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill recently welcomed Chaplain Andrew E.V. Krey, executive director of Maritime Bethel at Savannah and pastor at Bible Lutheran Church in Rincon.

April 07, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Public Health Week themes set

National Public Health Week will be recognized April 7 – 13 in Coastal Georgia.

April 07, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Club honors junior rotarian

Richmond Hill High School student Charis Peterson was recently named Junior Rotarian by the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill.

April 04, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Public Health Week is coming up

To commemorate National Public Health week on April 7-13, the Coastal Health District has given each day of the week a theme in an effort to send the public several health-related messages.

April 04, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Holly tree honored

The Richmond Hill Garden Club has selected the holly trees in the Ways Station Shopping Center as its special "Set Your Sight on this Site" for March. These huge holly trees are not only beautiful due to their size and bright red berries, but the berries also provide food for the birds. The Richmond Hill Garden Club meets on the second Wednesday of the month September-May at the John W. Stevens Wetlands Education Center in J.F. Gregory Park. The club welcomes visitors and new members.

April 03, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


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