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Fallen soldier's family honors hospice

Hospice Savannah Inc. recently served a young soldier, Staff Sgt. Jermaine Seabrook of the Warrior Transition Battalion's Bravo Company on Fort Stewart. For six months, Seabrook was cared for in his home and at Hospice House, where he died Sept. 2.

January 04, 2012 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


New Year traditions in the US and UK

I have just returned from a visit to the land of my birth and while it was lovely to see family and friends, I was glad to return to warm Coastal Georgia – mainly because the temperature was between 30 and 40 degrees the whole time I was in England. It went dark at 3: 30 p.m., and I only saw the sun, briefly – twice in 12 days due to cloud, rain and snow.

December 31, 2011 | Lesley Francis | Lifestyle


Dog makes woman's condition more manageable

For Dallas LaPointe, having seizures is a part of her life. But with a new friend that she received from Long County, the seizures may be a little less dangerous.

December 25, 2011 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Lifestyle


Book captures spirit of Army

Local author and columnist Carol Megathlin admitted that war had a different meaning for her as a civilian, but that was before she got to know some soldiers and military families on a personal level.

December 24, 2011 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Lifestyle


Letters to Santa: G.W. Carver, Richmond Hill

Students across the county wrote down their Christmas wishes for Santa Claus. To make sure he knows what they want, the Bryan County News is going to help deliver their messages as quickly as possible. The following letters are from G.W. Carver Elementary School and Richmond Hill Elementary School students. (Letters are printed as written):

December 22, 2011 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


WaterWays celebrates first Christmas with family activities

WaterWays Township celebrated its first holiday season Saturday with the inaugural Homes for the Holidays open house.

December 21, 2011 | Caitlyn Boza Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Pembroke raffles $300 in sporting goods

Henry Crummley of Ellabell won the American Legion Post 164's raffle for a $300 gift certificate to Southern Sportsman. Post members thank Southern Sportsman for their participation, as well as all who purchased tickets. Revenue from the raffle will help with expenses of the post home, which hosts Cub Pack 141 and the 4-H shooter program.

December 19, 2011 | | Lifestyle


Letters to Santa: Bryan County Elementary

Students across the county wrote down their Christmas wishes for Santa Claus. To make sure he knows what they want, the Bryan County News is going to help deliver their messages as quickly as possible. The following letters are from Bryan County Elementary School students. (Letters are printed as written):

December 19, 2011 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Stray cat becomes Wild Thing, part of family

It is said that some animals are our best friends. Most of the time, we are referring to the dog. But then there are others - cats, squirrels, horses, chickens, and on and on.

December 16, 2011 | By Francis Bond Columnist | Lifestyle


American tea just not the same

As the weather gets a little chilly - or as we say in England, "nippy" - I find myself reverting to the British stereotype and looking forward to my regular cups of hot tea more than normal.

December 15, 2011 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Fort McAllister plays out its past

Fort McAllister traveled back in time Saturday with its annual Winter Muster and Battle.

December 15, 2011 | Caitlyn Boza Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Residents honored for service to Catholic church

A Bryan County area resident recently received the 2011 Bishop Gartland Award for outstanding service to the Catholic Church in South Georgia.

December 13, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Club taps Bryan as junior rotarian

At its first meeting in December, the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill presented its monthly Junior Rotarian Award to Jyneel Bryan, an inspirational young lady from Richmond Hill High School.

December 13, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


‘Claus’ and Paws a treat for county animals

Animals at the Bryan County Animal Shelter in Pembroke will receive some extra treats this holiday season thanks to efforts by the Pembroke Teens Being Teens after school program.

December 11, 2011 | Crissie Elrick | Lifestyle


Planting, plaque honor late Shirley Hiers

Richmond Hill residents can now remember beloved community writer and friend to many, the late Shirley Davis Hiers, just as she said she could be found in the spring – around gardenias.

December 11, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


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Garden club tours GSU Botanical Garden

For their March meeting, the Pembroke Garden Club members enjoyed a trip to the Georgia Southern University Botanical Garden in Statesboro, also known as Garden of the Coastal Plain. The ladies enjoyed a tour of the garden led by guide Kathy Tucker, viewed the many variety of plants on the well-kept rounds, and the small one room schoolhouse on the premises; then enjoyed lunch at a local restaurant.

April 14, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Dinner, comedy for church fundraiser

Restoration Worship Center of Richmond Hill will present dinner and the comedic one-act play, "The Slabtown District Convention," at 6 p.m. May 10 at the Wetlands Center in J.F. Gregory Park.

April 13, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Ball game benefits youth emergency shelter

SAVANNAH - The Savannah Sand Gnats will have their fourth annual "Pack the Park" game, benefiting Park Place Outreach - Youth Emergency Shelter, starting at 7:05 p.m. April 29 at Grayson Stadium.

April 12, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Pembroke Garden Club honors residents

The Pembroke Garden Club recently named its beauty spot and yard of the month for March.

April 11, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Monster mash-up

ALL THE FANBOYS and gamer girls will come out to play this weekend, when GnomeCon descends upon Savannah like a beneficent dragon.

April 11, 2014 | Jessica Leigh Lebos Connect Savannah | Lifestyle


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


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