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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


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


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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


Legion poker run supports youth programs

American Legion Post 164 will host a Legion Youth Group Poker Run on Nov. 1 to help support local kids who use the Legion Post for events.

August 29, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Rotary Club launchs Backpacks of Love

The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill has launched a program to help support approximately 70 hungry children who attend our schools and rely on the Backpacks of Love program that they do not go hungry over the weekends and during school vacations.

August 29, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Workshops on managing health issues

The Living Well Coastal Workshop is a free, six-week program on self-managing of health conditions.

August 28, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


PBS's 'Time Team America' highlights GSU work

STATESBORO - In 2012, the PBS show Time Team America tracked the adventures of a Georgia Southern University archaeologist and students at Camp Lawton, a Civil War POW camp in Millen, as they uncovered buried secrets using the latest technology and decades of expertise.

August 28, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Horoscopes for week of Aug 27-Sept. 2

Here's what the stars hold for you this week:

August 27, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


RC planes fly for Wounded Warriors

A fleet of model planes took to the skies last weekend at Savannah's Staff Sgt. Anthony Davis Memorial RC Model Airfield to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project.

August 26, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Lifestyle


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