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Southerners get married, divorced more

WASHINGTON - Singles, take note: With marriages at an all-time low, states in the South and West rank among the highest for couples hearing wedding bells. But many of these states also have higher rates of divorce.

August 25, 2011 | By Hope Yen Associated Press writer | Lifestyle


Warriors reel 'em in at inaugural derby

Hundreds of people gathered Saturday at Fort McAllister Marina to see which soldier from the Warrior Transition Unit at Fort Stewart had reeled in the biggest fish at the inaugural Wounded Warriors Fishing Tournament.

August 24, 2011 | Crissie Elrick Bryan County News | Lifestyle


September busy at Dorchester Village

The Dorchester Village Civic Center in Midway will host special events in the next few months in its newly renovated building.

August 23, 2011 | By Meredith Brown Correspondent | Lifestyle


Garden Club highlights beauty

Pembroke Garden Club reccently announced its yard and beauty spot for August.

August 22, 2011 | | Lifestyle


Constitution seminar coming here

State Sen. Barry Loudermilk, the founder of Firm Reliance, a non-partisan, nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote civic literacy, will present a one-day workshop called "Foundations of Freedom" on the U.S. Constitution from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sept. 24. in Richmond Hill.

August 18, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Lessons from plugging a hole

I got all shook up seeing my nearly new tire cast out as if it had been worn out.

August 17, 2011 | By Francis Bond Columnist | Lifestyle


Piece of history found in Ogeechee

Brett Kramer, 9, of Richmond Hill found an old wooden nail recently at the old mill site at Mill Hill on the Ogeechee River near Seven Mile Bend. He and his family believe it's from one of the docks that lined the Ogeechee during the Henry Ford era. If you know more about this type of nail or where it came from, call our Sound Off line at 344-9601.

August 17, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Stewart seeks Public Lands Day volunteers

The Environmental Division at Fort Stewart will host a cemetery cleanup Sept. 24 at Little Creek Cemetery. Volunteers will visit one of the largest, and because of training, least-visited cemeteries on Fort Stewart.

August 16, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


American vs. U.K. schools

As the kids go back to school in Coastal Georgia this month, it still strikes me – even though this is my third summer living here – as peculiar that the school year begins now during the heat of summer when most of Europe is at the beach.

August 12, 2011 | By Lesley Francis Columnist | Lifestyle


Folks brave rain to support warriors, enjoy music

The free concert Friday in J.F. Gregory Park, sponsored by the Fort McAllister Sport Fishing Club, Southern Eagle Distributing and the city of Richmond Hill, followed an appreciation dinner for soldiers from the Warrior Transition Unit at Fort Stewart and helped kick off the Wounded Warrior Fishing Rodeo, which is set for Aug. 20. Interested boat captains can volunteer their time, fuel and expertise by calling 856-2727.

August 11, 2011 | Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Body-friendly foods to better health

Can food help protect your skin? You bet it can.

August 10, 2011 | By Robyn Kretschmar Columnist | Lifestyle


Recital benefits Ronald McDonald House

Students of Dasher's Piano Studio, Elizabeth Van Hoy and Savannah Music Teachers Association recently performed at Memorial University Health Center in Savannah to raise funds for the local Ronald McDonald House.

August 10, 2011 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Scouting's Venturing drawing youth in

Venturing is one of the fastest growing Boy Scouts of America programs today, here in the local area as well as across the country. Young men and women learn leadership skills while engaging in challenging outdoor activities and community service.

August 08, 2011 | By Denise Etheridge Correspondent | Lifestyle


Teens stir crowds, funds with concert fundraiser

More than $1,000 was raised Saturday at a benefit concert to help the family of the 9-year-old Richmond Hill boy, Dylan Moore, who is battling leukemia.

August 03, 2011 | Crissie Elrick and Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Lifestyle


Local sailor departs Italy aboard USS Bush

Navy Airman Meosha L. Brunson, daughter of Darlene Brunson of Pembroke, alongside around 5,500 sailors attached to USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77), recently departed Naples, Italy.

August 01, 2011 | Special to the 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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